“Let Freedom Sing!”
4th of July Events In Nashville, TN
There’s no better city in the country to celebrate the 4th of July then in Nashville, TN! The Live music, the fireworks, the downtown buzz is truly an experience to be had. So if you live here in Nashville or are planning to visit for Independence Day then here is a calendar of main events!
July 4th, 2013
Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th Celebration
The celebration will be held at The Lawn at Riverfront for the second year! Hailed as one of the best fireworks displays in the nation, this event is one of Music City‘s best events. Festivities begin at noon with the free Family Fun Zone. Pre-show live music runs from 1 pm – 7 pm featuring Joey DeGraw, Chris Mulkey and Deluxe and more. The official main stage concert begins at 6:45 pm with Striking Matches, Keb’ Mo’, The Band Perry and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. The celebration concludes with longest and largest fireworks display in the city’s history choreographed to the sounds of the Nashville Symphony playing on the banks of the Cumberland River at approximately 9:45 pm. Click here for the official schedule.
4th of July Fireworks Party
Watch the fireworks away from the crowds and enjoy one of the best views of downtown on the 20th floor of the Nashville City Club. The club has great views that overlook the Cumberland River and LP Field! Tickets include a dinner buffet and one specialty drink ticket. Plus, fun kids’ activities, live music, and complimentary parking (first come, first served) in the building’s garage.
Music City July 4th 5K/10K
All ages and fitness levels will love running past landmarks like the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Ryman Auditorium, and Country Music Hall of Fame in this event. Every participant will receive a complimentary t-shirt, a collector’s cup and a finisher’s medal when they cross the finish line. NOTE: road closures associated with this event. Click here for the route map.
The Pour House of July: Rockin’ the 4th
Join The Pour House Nashville to celebrate the 4th with live music, drink specials, a photobooth, giveaways, and a great view of the downtown fireworks display without the traffic! Live performances include Goodbye June, Opossum Holler, Black Shag, Wings of Apollo, East Side Gamblers, and Jackyl. Free parking. Tickets are available in advance at wantickets.com/pourhouse, or at the door!
The Gibson Brothers
Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013
Time: 7:30 pm
The Gibson Brothers, Eric and Leigh Gibson, are the reigning IBMA Entertainers of the Year. They are currently accompanied by Mike Barber (Bass) and Clayton Campbell (Fiddle). “Help My Brother,” the Gibson Brothers’ 10th album, won the 2011 IBMA Album of the Year Award.
July 5th, 2013
Ten Out of Tenn and Chris Mulkey and Deluxe
This post-4th of July celebration will include live music performances by Chris Mulkey and Deluxe (6:30 pm – 7:30 pm) and Ten out of Tenn (8 pm – 9:30 pm). Following the concerts will be a firework show at 9:30 pm.
String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry
String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry, a colorful telling of the history of country music in Nashville, will use numerous marionettes, hand puppets, rod puppets, shadow puppets, and more. String City was created by Wishing Chair Productions in partnership with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and was made possible by the Nashville Public Library Foundation and Judy and Steve Turner.
Chaka Khan with the Nashville Symphony
Dynamic soul queen Chaka Khan will light up the Schermerhorn with her powerful voice and show-stopping stage presence. She’ll be joined by the Nashville Symphony for a night full of hits, including her anthem “I’m Every Woman” and the irresistible “I Feel for You.” With an incomparable style blending funk, jazz, rock and soul, this versatile singer, actress, producer and philanthropist has got it all, and she’s never sounded better!