NASHVILLE, TN – (August 10, 2023) – Centennial Park Conservancy announced today that Musicians Corner, Nashville’s free concert series, returns this fall with a five-week season of live music in Centennial Park, kicking off September 1. The multi-genre free music festival will take place each Friday in September from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with an extended performance schedule on September 22 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. in partnership with AMERICANAFEST® and New West Records, in addition to a special Saturday event on September 30 for the Musicians Corner Fall Market.
“There’s no better place to take in the fall season than Centennial Park,” said Justin Branam, Musicians Corner Executive Producer. “We’re thrilled for Musicians Corner to return in September for five weeks with an exciting lineup of established and emerging artists. Each event is free and welcoming to all ages, and we look forward to gathering with the Nashville community to enjoy incredible live music."
Musicians Corner’s Fall Series will shine a spotlight on Nashville’s diverse musical landscape with performances from Rodney Crowell Trio, The Secret Sisters, North Mississippi Allstars, and Sunflower Bean. The family-friendly and pet-friendly festival recently hosted more than 65,000 fans during its 2023 Spring Series in Centennial Park and will continue to bring together a vast lineup of the city’s finest food vendors, local artisans, and Kidsville activities. One special day within the fall schedule is the Musicians Corner Fall Market on Saturday, September 30, which will host local artisans and offer a significant variety of unique shopping opportunities at the musical event.
On Friday, September 22, Musicians Corner will partner with AMERICANAFEST® and New West Records. The special extended concert will run from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will give the Nashville community an opportunity to see official AMERICANAFEST® showcases for free. The event will also serve as the 25th anniversary celebration of New West Records and will feature an all-star lineup of the record label’s artists.
All other Friday performances will run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Musicians Corner Fall Market will offer a special Saturday edition of Musicians Corner on September 30 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. with additional local artisans and vendors. Musicians Corner and Nashville Tree Foundation are partnering on a giveaway at the Fall Market to give away 250 trees, compliments of Twice Daily.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Sunflower Bean • Matt Costa • Nordista Freeze • Catalina • Travesara
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
The Watson Twins • Young Summer • The Aquaducks • Lauren Morrow • Love Montage
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Will Hoge • Kyshona • Loney Hutchins • Amber Woodhouse • Gabriella Stella
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICANAFEST® AND NEW WEST RECORDS
The Wild Feathers • The Secret Sisters • North Mississippi Allstars • Buddy Miller
Emily Nenni • Rodney Crowell Trio • Ester Rose
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Josie Dunne • Gramps Morgan • The Explorers Club • VEAUX • YSA
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Jessie Baylin • Striking Matches • Gustavo Moradel • Larysa Jaye • Sonja Hopkins
MUSICIANS CORNER 2023 PROGRAMMING IS POWERED IN PART BY:
Amazon • Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp • HCA Healthcare Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts • Pinnacle Financial Partners • Sandra Schatten Foundation • Tennessee Arts Commission
Jackson National Life Insurance Company • Lipman Brothers
BMI • Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee • Cart Mart • Friendly Arctic
Robert K. & Anne H. Zelle Fund for Fine and Performing Arts • Twice Daily • 6th Man Movers • Radios615
FOOD & BEVERAGE SPONSORS:
All People Coffee • Daddy's Dogs • Moosic City • Retro Sno
Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch Bourbon • Funny Water • Hendricks Gin • Milagro Tequila
Sailor Jerry Rum • Tito's Handmade Vodka • Yazoo Brewing Company • Saturday Night Wine • Hap & Harry’s
I Believe in Nashville Brewing • Little Harpeth
Blackbird Media • Lamar • Lightning 100 • Nashville Scene • The Tennessee Tribune • WSMV 4
Centennial Park Conservancy
ABOUT MUSICIANS CORNER
Since 2010, Musicians Corner has provided free public access to live music in Nashville's Centennial Park while supporting artists who call Music City home. The program hosts events annually in May/June and September, and since its inception has showcased over 1,500 artists including legendary acts Emmylou Harris, Chris Stapleton, Vince Gill, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Musicians Corner is a program of Centennial Park Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve, enhance and share the Parthenon and Centennial Park so that all future generations may benefit from these enriching cultural and educational landmarks.
ABOUT CENTENNIAL PARK CONSERVANCY
Centennial Park Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve, enhance, and share the Parthenon and Centennial Park so all future generations may benefit from these cultural and enriching landmarks. The organization works in partnership with Metro Parks to protect and revitalize the Park’s green space, underwrite the Parthenon’s exhibition and educational programs, and present accessible and inclusive community programming to sustain the Park’s vibrancy.