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
Concert Series: Saturday & Sunday, April-November
Jazz at the Lodge

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.

September 21-26, 2021
Americana Music Festival
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 25-26, 2021
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 2019 lineup included The Killers, Keith Urban, Leon Bridges, The Foo Fighters, Jenny Lewis, and more.

September 2021
Live on the Green

Lightning 100 is proud to announce 2021 Live On the Green FM Music Festival coming to WRLT Lightning 100.1 FM. Fans can tune in all weekend to hear recorded live festival performances, including exclusive never before heard content and interviews with the artists.

September-October 2021
Sundown Series

Musicians Corner presents September Sundown, a free outdoor concert series showcasing local Nashville artists, on Thursday evenings in September. This FREE, family-friendly event is open to the public with musical performances from 5-9pm and features a variety of food trucks, local artisans, and Kidsville activities.

October 2021
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.

October 2021
Jazzmania

You're on the list. The list of people invited to attend the party of the year. Oh yeah, it's called Jazzmania and features Nashville Jazz Workshop's finest performing artists.

November 16-20
Tin Pan South

Tin Pan South is the world's largest songwriter festival. Dedicated to songs and those that write them, Tin Pan South is an annual event in Music City where fans get a unique, up-close-and-personal experience with the music they love. The music is spread out across the city with showcases each night at various venues.

November 2021
Nashvember

Get a taste of Nashville's wonderful, creative community during the annual Nashvember free event happening at the Sevier Park. Local talented musicians will play their best while you shop and taste from some of Music City's finest places.

November 2021
CMA Awards
CMA Awards presenters

Each year, country music's biggest night airs live from Music City's Bridgestone Arena. Just to name a few, 2020's winners included Eric ChurchDan + ShayLuke Combs, Maren Morris, and more.