Holiday Concerts in Nashville

'Tis the season for making merry and singing holiday songs! Take a glimpse at just some of the magical holiday concerts happening around Music City this season.

Ray Stevens CabaRay

Spend a night out with Ray Stevens as he performs his show CabaRay. Enjoy a delectable meal alongside dessert, beer, wine, and mixed drinks. Seating is available on the balcony, main floor, or VIP. 

November 26-December 18
Opry Country Christmas

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the must-see holiday show series that brings your favorite songs and country music artists together for eight nights of festive fun with special guests and big surprises. See the Grand Ole Opry House light up for the season and sing along to your favorite songs.

November 29
"Merry Christmas, Love" Featuring Joss Stone

Joss Stone makes her Schermerhorn Symphony Center debut this November. Known internationally for her debut album The Soul Sessions, this British singer’s meg-hits include “Super Duper Love,” “Right to be Wrong,” “Free Me,” “L-O-V-E,” and “Fell in Love with a Boy.” Catch Ms. Stone along with the Nashville Symphony as they deliver a holiday-themed concert filled with Christmas favorites and soulful hits.

December 1-3
Home Alone in Concert

This hilarious and heartwarming holiday tradition is perfect for the whole family. Experience John Williams’ delightful score performed live by the Nashville Symphony while Kevin McCallister’s Christmas misadventures play on the big screen!

December 4
Samara Joy: A Joyful Holiday!

Music has always been a guiding light for Samara, and this musical celebration at Schermerhorn Symphony Center will present the Bronx native performing well-known holiday favorites with members of her gifted family.

December 4
Tommee Profitt - The Birth of a King Live

This incredible performance live at the Opry House will feature 21 incredible artists, a 60-piece orchestra, a 200-person choir, and a full band. Artists include Jordan Smith, Clark Beckham, Stanaj, Colton Dixon, Fleurie, Evvie McKinney, Tina Guo, and more! The LIVE chills-inducing manifestation of Profitt's 2020 cinematic Christmas album, "The Birth of a King,” includes awe-inspiring reimagined renditions of popular Christmas songs, each featuring an aggressive modern orchestra combined with some of the best vocalists on the planet.

December 5-6
The Holidays with Boyz II Men

A Nashville favorite, Boyz II Men, returns to perform their first-ever holiday concert with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. This concert will feature orchestrated versions of R&B original hits like “End of the Road,” I’ll Make Love to You,” “On Bended Knee,” and “Motownphilly,”  along with Christmas and holiday hits.

December 6
Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Multi-platinum, progressive rock group Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is making its way to Bridgestone Arena for the highly anticipated 2023 winter tour, "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve – the Best of TSO & More."

December 8
A Dave Barnes Chrismtas

A holiday favorite! Singer-songwriter Dave Barnes and guests perform classics like “Christmas Tonight” and “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” along with holiday favorites including “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and more at Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

December 8-24
Nashville's Nutcracker

Experience the production that inspired the Emmy Award-winning film LIVE at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. The greatest gift to give or get, the holiday season isn’t complete without the magic of Nashville’s Nutcracker! This uniquely Nashville Ballet rendition of the timeless classic features original choreography by Artistic Director Emeritus, Paul Vasterling, stunning costumes and sets, live music by the Nashville Symphony, and plenty of holiday magic for the whole family to enjoy!

December 10
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder Christmas

You know “Christmas Time’s A Coming” when 15-time GRAMMY winner and Country Music Hall of Fame member Ricky Skaggs and his ace backing band Kentucky Thunder play in their refreshing acoustic style all your favorite Christmas songs along with a few of their special friends. The show at Ryman Auditorium includes the bluegrass tune “Christmas Time’s A Coming” along with a rendition of “New Star Shining,” a hit song for Ricky Skaggs and James Taylor.

December 13-23
Amy Grant & Vince Gill

One of Music City’s most treasured traditions will return in 2023 with Amy Grant and Vince Gill’s beloved “Christmas at the Ryman” residency. The shows have been serving as the ultimate holiday tradition for many years, with music fans from across the country and around the world flocking to the historic venue to take in the sweet sounds of two of Nashville’s most cherished performers. In years past, the husband-and-wife duo have filled the show with Christmas favorites such as “Let It Snow,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Tennessee Christmas,” “O Holy Night,” and “O Come All Ye Faithful.”

December 15-17
Handel's Messiah

Celebrate the season as the Nashville Symphony and Chorus perform one of the most inspiring works of music ever written at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Featuring the resounding Hallelujah Chorus, it’s Nashville's grandest Messiah – full of passion, drama, and passages of stunning beauty.

December 19
Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas

Along with special guest, Chissy Metz, get ready to be dazzled by Jim Brickman’s signature piano style and soothing vocals in his captivating, brand-new Christmas concert experience at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Music and laughter will fill the air with the heartwarming sounds of Yuletide carols, holiday classics, and all of Brickman’s biggest hits. Come celebrate the spirit of the season with faith, love, and togetherness with Jim Brickman’s “A Joyful Christmas.”

December 21
Raymond Arroyo Merry and Bright Christmas

Award-Winning Broadcaster and New York Times Best Selling Author, Raymond Arroyo brings his New Orleans jazz roots and well-honed dramatic talents to a toe-tapping, heartwarming, all new classic Christmas album, Merry & Bright.

December 21
Drew & Ellie Holcomb's Neighborly Christmas

Drew and Ellie Holcomb and their band The Neighbors return to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center for a celebration of holidays, family, friends, and music. Enjoy an evening of Christmas standards, and original holiday tunes, along with Holcomb favorites like “Fire & Dynamite,” “American Beauty” and more.

December 24
Nutcracker! Magic of Christmas Ballet

This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet! The acclaimed holiday tradition is LIVE at Ryman Auditorium for the 30th Anniversary tour. Gather friends and family to re-live your fondest childhood dreams, overflowing with larger-than-life puppets, breathtaking acrobatics, and dazzling costumes.

December 30-31
Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show has gone on to receive the honor of being inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and have won two Grammy Awards. This year, they're putting on a special New Year's show at the Ryman Auditorium.

December 31
BONUS EVENT: Jack Daniel's New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash!

Spend the last night of the year with Thomas RhettLainey Wilson, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, thousands of your closest friends, hours of live music, fireworks, and the signature midnight Music Note Drop.