10 Fall Music Events

Music plays 24/7/365 in Nashville. So many concerts, festivals, and other music-themed fun set the soundtrack to a Music City fall.

Americana Music Festival stage
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
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
Jazz on the Hillside

Enjoy live jazz music in the vineyard courtyard at Arrington Vineyards. It's a beautiful setting for a fall night or afternoon. Listen to some jazz, take part in a complimentary wine tasting, have a picnic, and enjoy the scenery.

Full Moon Pickin' Party
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.

Thursday & Friday, September
September Sundown
Musicians Corner

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, with a special three-day weekend taking place September 13-18 in conjunction with AMERICANAFEST. 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.

Live on the Green
Live on the Green Performance

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.

Concert Series: September 10, October 1, & 8
Bluebird on the Mountain

Every fall, The Bluebird Cafe travels to one of the tallest hilltops in Nashville to offer a night of live music under the stars. Hit songwriters play their best and your favorite songs on the portico of the Dyer Observatory. Following the Bluebird on the Mountain Concert Series, the telescope is opened for visitors to get a closer look at the stars in the night sky.

September 13-17
AMERICANAFEST: The Americana Music Festival & Conference
Americana Honors & Awards

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 18 & October 16
Jazz on the Cumberland

This free, family-friendly concert series is held annually on select Sundays from May through October from 5:30pm-8pm at Riverfront Park. Enjoy live performances by some of the area's best local, regional, and national acts. There are a great variety of delicious food trucks, vendors, a kid's fun play zone, surprise guest appearances, giveaways, and more. Just bring your lawn chair or favorite blanket (no tents), then enjoy the ambiance, sunset, and sounds with area residents, tourists, and music aficionados alike.

October 2022
Centennial Craft Fest
Fall in Nashville

Food trucks, live music, craft beer, handmade goods, and children's activities will fill out Centennial Park for the Centennial Craft Fest. Hear local performers throughout the day presented by Musicians Corner.