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
May-September
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.

Concert Series: June-October
Bluebird on the Mountain

Every fall, The Bluebird Cafe travels to one of Nashville's tallest hilltops to offer a night of live music under the stars. Hit songwriters play their best and your favorite songs at the entrance 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.

Concert Series: August 8-November 7
Opry Country Classics

The Opry Country Classics return to the Grand Ole Opry House each year. Don't miss the chance to see the show that made country music famous, featuring the songs you love most.

August 30-September 27
Musicians Corner Fall Series

Musicians Corner Fall Series is a free outdoor concert series at Centennial Park, showcasing local Nashville artists. The family-friendly FREE series takes place on Friday evenings in September and is open to the public with musical performances. It features a variety of food trucks, local artisans, and Kidsville activities.

September 17-21
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 features many live music performances at various venues in downtown Nashville.

September 27-28
Touch of Brews

Touch of Brews returns to the idyllic Sevier Park in the heart of Nashville's 12South neighborhood. The event features live music all day long, channeling the spirit and sounds of The Grateful Dead. It is family-friendly, and kids ten and under are FREE. Beyond the music, guests enjoy a large kid zone, plenty of cold Terrapin Beer and Waterbird Spirits, shakedown street vendors, food trucks, and much more!

September 28-29
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. This year's lineup includes Dave Matthews Band, Hozier, Noah Kahan, Needtobreathe, Coin, and more.

October 2
Red Bull Juke Box

Celebrate country music and the art of songwriting on October 2. The night will kick off on the big stage at Ascend Amphitheater with Brothers Osborne, Shaboozey, Priscilla Block, Tucker Wetmore, Muscadine Bloodline, BRELAND, and The Castellows.

October 11-12
Breakaway Music Festival

Breakaway Music Festival is an electrifying experience for music lovers, blending a diverse mix of genres, from EDM and hip-hop to pop. Fans from all over are invited to Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville to witness two days of stellar performances by both renowned international acts and emerging talents.

October 11-13
Tennessee Craft Fair

Tennessee Craft is a nonprofit organization that celebrates and supports the growth of all artists. Held on the lawn of Centennial Park, event-goers can enjoy fun, hands-on activities, food from area vendors, and demonstrations from artisans as they create pieces right in front of their eyes at the annual Fall Tennessee Craft Fair.