Living in Music City means there is never a shortage of live music out there for your listening pleasure, and the warm summer weather makes it the perfect time to get out and enjoy! Of course, the added bonus of various free options is music to our ears. Here are some of the fun and free music opportunities available to you this summer.
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Nashville Symphony Community Concerts
Every summer, the Nashville Symphony likes to kick-off the season with a series of free community concerts. These free concerts take place at various parks around town, and are a great way to relax, enjoy a picnic dinner with friends and family, and take in the sounds of the symphony. These concerts run throughout the month of June, so make sure to find a time and place that work for you to go check it out!
For more details on when and where to get in on the action, visit: https://www.nashvillesymphony.org/tickets/calendar/communityconcerts.
Centennial Park Big Band Dances
If you love big band music, you won’t want to miss Centennial Park’s Big Band Dances. Every Saturday in the months of June, July, and August, all are welcome to head out to the park to enjoy live music – and dance lessons! These events are free, so take advantage of this opportunity to break out your dancing shoes and have some fun this summer.
To learn more, check out: http://nashvilleguru.com/34366/big-band-dance-centennial-park
July 4th “Let Freedom Sing”
This year, Nashville is aiming to have the most fireworks in their display out of anywhere in the country, and it’s sure to be a spectacle that you won’t want to miss! In addition to the fireworks, the 4th of July celebration in Nashville will include free live music from artists including Martina McBride, Mikky Ekko, and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. The best part is, the festivities will last all weekend as the party kicks off on July 3rd!
For more information, check out: http://www.visitmusiccity.com/july4th
Live On The Green
Enjoy the music of both local and nationally known artists of all genres at Live On The Green. These concerts take place at Public Square Park in front of the Courthouse every Thursday evening from August 20th through September 10th, as well as Sept. 11-12th, and are completely free to the public (although they do offer VIP tickets, which provide a number of benefits including complimentary catering, beer, wine, soda, and more).
For more info, go to: http://www.liveonthegreen.com/