10 Fall Music Events

There are so many concerts, festivals, and other music-themed fun that set the soundtrack to a Music City fall.

Musicians Corner
Nashville Sunday Night

Every Sunday, Lightning 100 showcases critically acclaimed national, regional, and local artists at the legendary 3rd and Lindsley during Nashville Sunday Night.

Tuesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays
Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry puts on a show every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday night. Don't miss star-studded performances with artists like Darius Rucker, Maggie Rose, Old Crow Medicine Show, and more.

Saturday & Sunday, April-October
Music in the Vines

Listen to free live jazz and bluegrass bands while enjoying delicious food from Simply Living Life. You won’t find a better place to relax and enjoy some music than Music in the Vines. There are no reservations required – just come out to have fun! With beautiful vineyard views and tasty food, you’ll be glad you came.

Labor Day Weekend 2023
Live on the Green

Live On The Green is a free outdoor concert series, presented by Lightning 100, at Public Square Park in downtown Music City. The stage is always set up on the steps of the Plaza and the crowd gathers in the grassy area of Public Square Park to watch performances from local, regional, and national artists.

May-September 2023
Full Moon Pickin' Party

Under the light of the full moon, three headlining acts play the main stage while bluegrass and roots pickers jam in circles under the trees and around the grounds of the Percy Warner Park Equestrian Center during the Full Moon Pickin' Party. These family-friendly events invite anyone to join in the music and all funds raised go to protect Warner Parks.

Fridays, September 2023
September Sundown

Musicians Corner presents September Sundown, a free outdoor concert series showcasing local Nashville artists. The series will take place each Thursday and Friday evening in September. This FREE, family-friendly event is open to the public with musical performances and features a variety of food trucks, local artisans, and Kidsville activities.

September 2023
Nashville Library Courtyard Concert Series
Nashville Library Courtyard Concert Series

Every Tuesday in late Summer through early Fall, the Nashville Public Library hosts a free concert 11:45am-1pm at the Main Library’s Robinson Courtyard. The Courtyard Concert series offers an up-close music experience with an eclectic mix of local music, musicians, and songwriters.

September 19-24, 2023
AMERICANAFEST: The Americana Music Festival & Conference

Each year the Americana Music Association gathers thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville. The festival will feature approximately 500 live music performances at various music venues throughout Nashville.

September 23-24, 2023
Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival

This music festival is held in Franklin, just down the road from Music City. Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival brings together talented musicians and industry folks to offer a diverse yet renowned lineup of rock and roll, alt-country, bluegrass, jazz, indie, gospel, and more. The lineup last year included Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Jon Batiste, the Avett Brothers, Lake Street Dive, Elle King, and more.

November 2023
CMA Awards

Each year, country music's biggest night airs live from Music City's Bridgestone Arena. To name a few, 2022's winners included Luke CombsChris StapletonLainey WilsonOld Dominion, and more.