July 4th is just around the corner. For you, we have listed out everything a person might need to plan the perfect experience around Let Freedom Sing: July 4 in Music City. See below for a quick schedule, map, information about the stages, and more.
A PRELUDE TO THE 4TH CONCERT
On July 3, from 3-9pm, the Jack Daniel’s Main Stage will host a FREE concert featuring DJ DU, Jason Eskridge, Shelly Colvin, and Brandy Clark. Also, there will be a a fireworks show to close the night at 9pm. visitmusiccity.com/july4th_preludetothe4th
MCDONALD’S FAMILY FUN ZONE AT 5TH AVENUE & BROADWAY
12-5pm: Live music from General Jackson’s Nashville Live, Jamie Kent, Les Kerr and The Bayou Band, Luke Wade, and more at the McDonald’s Family Fun Zone Stage on July 4th. In addition, the area will feature inflatables, games, and so much family fun. visitmusiccity.com/july4th_familyfun
TWO STAGES FOR THIS YEAR’S FUN
Live music will alternate between the Jack Daniel’s Main Stage, at Ascend Amphitheater, and the Music City Stage, at the Green at Riverfront Park, during #NashvilleJuly4. Sheryl Crow and the Nashville Symphony take the Jack Daniel’s Main Stage to close out the festivities.
4:55-9:30pm: Ruby Amanfu will start the music with the National Anthem at 4:55pm, followed by Erin McCarley, Andrew Combs, Maddie & Tae, Rayland Baxter, Sheryl Crow, and the Nashville Symphony.
9:35pm: Biggest fireworks show in the country, choreographed to the GRAMMY winning Nashville Symphony. visitmusiccity.com/july4th_fireworks
Those wanting to enjoy the free concert on July 4th will need to arrive early enough in order to enter Ascend Amphitheater (capacity of 7,100) or be near the stage at The Green at Riverfront Park (capacity of 7,300). Guests also have the option to view the fireworks at Riverfront Park at the base of Broadway, Lower Broadway, 1st Avenue, and more. Find more information and see the list of viewing areas.
PARKING & TRANSPORTATION
Parking: $10 at the Public Square Park parking garage; $10 at the Nissan Stadium available lots A, B, C, and D; $13 at Nashville Public Library; And $15 at the Music City Center parking garage.
Additional Parking/Transportation Info: Visitors have plenty of options for transportation including MTA Buses, Lyft, Taxis, and more. visitmusiccity.com/july4th_parkingtranspo
Let Freedom Sing! July 4 in Music City will be livestreamed on visitmusiccity.com/july4th. Sheryl Crow and the fireworks will be broadcasted live on local television through a partnership with WKRN-News 2. Read more from the press release.
LISTEN TO #NASHVILLEJULY4
Lightning 100 will be broadcasting the show live via the radio starting at 4:30pm and run through 10:05pm.
You will need a map during Let Freedom Sing! July 4 in Music City celebration. It’s right here: visitmusiccity.com/july4th_map complete with first aid, restrooms, food, information, merchandise, stages, and more.
Step inside the giant Advance Financial Picture Frame set up in front of the Music City Stage at The Green at Riverfront Park. Bring the whole family and take a picture to remember. The #NashvilleJuly4 Social Street Team will be walking around with fun props for families to take pictures with as well.
INFORMATION TENTS & EVENT MERCHANDISE
Please feel free to point any visitors with questions to our Information Tents. They are located on 1st Avenue across the street from the Music City Stage and on 2nd Avenue just off Lower Broadway. Next to our Information Tents will be Event Merchandise where guests can find special event t-shirts and lots of great Music City merchandise available for purchase. The 1st Avenue tents will be open from 2-7pm on July 3, and all locations will be open from 11am-7pm on July 4. Another option would be the Visitor Center inside Bridgestone Arena open from 10am-6pm on July 3, and 8am-6pm on July 4.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
For information on what to bring, what not to bring, where to get lunch, how to get downtown, seating, and more visit: visitmusiccity.com/july4th_faq.