6 Live Shows to Check out this Week – September 12, 2022

photo from Bridgestone Arena

One of the many benefits of living in Middle Tennessee is the availability of live music (hello, Music City!). So, get out of the house and check out these 6 live music shows taking place this week: September 12 – September 18, 2022.

1Big & Rich

photo from 3rd and Lindsley

Tuesday, September 13, 8 pm

3rd & Lindsley, 813 3rd Avenue S, Nashville

Big & Rich comprised of John Rich and Big Kenny are first-rate musicians, songwriters, producers, entertainers. Opening act will be Glen Baker Band.

Buy tickets here. 

2One Republic + Need to Breathe

photo from Bridgestone Arena

OneRepublic, is comprised of singer/songwriter and lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarists Zach Filkins and Drew Brown, keys Brian Willett, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher who will be joined by Need to Breathe.

Buy tickets here. 


photo from Brooklyn Bowl

Friday, September 16, 6:50 pm

Brooklyn Bowl, 925 3rd Avenue North, Nashville

Known as one of the big six thrash metal bands, you can see them this week at Brooklyn Bowl along with two others known as the big six- Exodus and Death Angel.

Buy tickets here. 

4Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

photo from Ryman Auditorium

Saturday, September 17, 8 pm

Ryman Auditorium, 116 Rep John Lewis Way N, Nashville

Their first major hit came in 1971 with the epic “Mr. Bojangles,” along with support from banjo master Earl Scruggs, opened doors in Nashville. Behind those doors were Earl Scruggs, Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Mother Maybelle Carter, Jimmy Martin, and others who would collaborate on a multi-artist, multi-generational, three-disc 1972 masterpiece: Will the Circle Be Unbroken went triple Platinum, spawned two later volumes, and wound up in the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Buy tickets here. 

5Parker McCollum

Saturday, September 17, 7 pm

Ascend Amphitheater, 310 First Avenue South, Nashville

McCollum’s show was delayed and eventually halted due to weather. Now, he returns to Ascend for a full show with supporting acts of Conner Smith and Catie Offerman.

Buy tickets here. 

6Brooks Nielsen

photo from Hop Springs

Friday, September 16, 8 pm

Hop Springs Beer Park,6790 John Bragg HighwayMurfreesboro

Brooks Nielsen (co-founder and lead singer of Southern California surf-psych icons The Growlers) just released his first full-length solo album One Match Left: a double-vinyl. 

Buy tickets here. 

7Boney James

photo from Nashville Symphony

Sunday, September 18, 7:30 pm

Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville

Solid is the four-time GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum selling saxophonist’s seventeenth album as a leader. It follows up his smash 2017 release “Honestly” (which became his eleventh #1 Billboard Contemporary Jazz Album.) With eleven original songs and featuring R&B star Kenny Lattimore on the single “Be Here”, the record is an upliftng collection. Says James, “This new music is a reaction to how stressful the world feels these days. Music is a respite, it’s always ‘solid’ and it never lets me down.”

Buy tickets here. 

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