Family Friendly Summer Concerts Near Nashville


Outdoor concerts area perfect for warm summer nights with friends and letting the kids run loose. Music city has several free (or almost free) concerts planned for the season. Most have food trucks available as well so you can got ahead and check dinner off the to-do list too.

Family Friendly Summer Concerts Near Nashville
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Family Friendly Summer Concerts Near Nashville

Full Moon Pickin’ Party

    • This unique bluegrass music series is one of Nashville’s most popular outdoor events, attracting families, friends, and dog lovers from all over to hear local musicians play together under the full moon in one of Nashville’s more picturesque settings: Percy Warner Park. With events running June-September, you can enjoy traditional bluegrass music, fare from local food trucks, craft beer, and more, all summer long.

      Do you play a bluegrass instrument? We encourage you to bring your own instrument and join in on one of the many pickin’ circles throughout the night!

      B.Y.O. blanket or chair, a dog if you’d like (on a leash no longer than 6 ft), and snacks if you wish (no alcoholic beverages permitted).

    • Cost: $25 (ages 18 and older) $10 (ages 7-17) FREE (Ages 6 and under)
    • Location: Percy Warner Park Equestrian Barn, 2500 Old Hickory Blvd
    • Dates: 5/31, 6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/13

Musicians Corner

    • Since 2010, Musicians Corner has provided free public access to live music in the heart of Music City. Located in beautiful Centennial Park, the series generally takes place in May / June.

      Over 1,500 artists have been showcased on the Musicians Corner stage, including legendary artists Emmylou Harris, Chris Stapleton, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Vince Gill, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

      Musicians Corner is a program of Centennial Park Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that aims to preserve, enhance, and share the Parthenon and Centennial Park.

    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Centennial Park
    • Dates: 5/17- 5/18, 5/24- 5/26, 5/31-6/1, 6/6-6/8, 6/14-15

Nashville Symphony Free Community Concerts

    • Enjoy an evening of music under the stars when the Nashville Symphony comes to your local park! Fun for the whole family, this FREE community concert will include classical and popular favorites, along with prize giveaways and more. Pack a picnic and come celebrate the summer with us!
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Various (Downtown Commons-Clarksville, Centennial Park, Key Park-Lafayette, Cumberland University-Lebanon, Smith Springs Community Centert-Antioch)
    • Dates: 6/5- 6/9

Music in the Vines

    • Music in the Vines is the perfect place to spend a weekend afternoon. Listen to free live jazz and bluegrass bands while enjoying delicious food from Simply Living Life. You won’t find a better place to relax and enjoy some music than Music in the Vines. There are no reservations required – just come out to have fun! With beautiful vineyard views and tasty food, you’ll be glad you came. And parking is always free.
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Arrington Vineyards
    • Dates: Every Saturday & Sunday

Brentwood Summer Concert Series

    • Summers in Brentwood have always included Sunday night concerts at Crockett Park! We are excited to kick off the 2023 season on June 11 with the WannaBeatles. Next up, June 18 features Music City Stones. The third annual BrentFest will feature Rubiks Groove and Cruizin Keys Dueling Pianos on June 24, along with a beer garden, various food trucks, and a kids fun zone. The Smoking Section will be back for a July 4th performance for Brentwood’s Red, White, and Boom Celebration. The 2023 Summer Concert Series will mark the 34rd year for the annual concert series. We want to thank our sponsors, bands, the local business community, residents, and City staff who make the summer concerts a success year after year.
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Crockett Park
    • Date: 6/2, 6/9, 6/22, 7/4 

Pickin’ in the Park – Thompsons Station/Spring Hill

    • Pickin’ In The Park is a free community music event for all ages of the Thompson’s Station/Spring Hill. All events start at 5:30. Food trucks available.
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Harvey Park
    • Dates: 5/18, 6/8, 7/20, 8/17, 9/21


  • Help preserve one of the city’s most unique landmarks by coming out to East Nashville’s Cornelia Fort Airpark once a month. Enjoy great local music, craft beer, family activities, food vendors, and more!

  • Cost: $20 (16 and older) FREE (15 and younger)
  • Location: East Nashville’s Cornelia Fort Airpark
  • Dates: 5/18, 6/8, 7/20, 8/24

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Laura Sager
Hello! I’m Laura, a middle Tennessee native currently residing just outside of Franklin, TN. I’m a busy mom of 4 who is always on the go. I worked in the financial industry for 3 years before becoming a stay at home mom to my first son in 2010. In 2012 my second son was born and shortly there after I opened a party decor shop. In 2015 I added a third son and in a surprise twist 14 months later our daughter arrived to complete our family! The COVID years killed my party shop and brought my husband home to work full time in my once beloved office. Once life picked back up, my kids were no longer little and we were constantly on the go with no time left to manage my small business. My full time job is now being their personal assistant and manager which oddly takes way more time than I would have ever imagined. My SUV is my second home and on any given day you can find me criss crossing my way all over Williamson County for school drop offs, pick ups, soccer, ballet, gymnastics and music lessons amongst other things. In what little spare time we have left, I make sure to fill it with fun adventures. I’ve discovered a love for road tripping which we take for any school break. I fill those trips with a variety of experiences from history, to nature, food, museums and a few beer gardens along the way. Personally, I love cooking, deep life chats, a good gin martini, throwing parties and discovering new experiences. I’m excited to join the Nashville Moms team and look forward to creating guides for the Nashville area.


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