Family Fun in Music City
Need ideas for some family fun this summer? How about some FREE family fun? Nashville is full of incredible opportunities to experience why this town is truly the MUSIC city!
What a great way to spend some quality family time – listening to and celebrating some of the best music this town has to offer. We have provided a list of upcoming summer music events that you will want to save the date for! And the best part is, it’s FREE!
Be sure to take your camera along, and get some great snapshots of your kids listening and dancing to the tunes! Below we picked our top 3 favorite events. Feel free to comment with any of your favorite summer activities!
**The Nashville Symphony Summer Community Concerts
This series is a perennial summer favorite!
Here are the dates to save!
June 2nd at Centennial Park
June 3rd at Bicentennial Mall Park
June 5th at Crockett Park (Brentwood)
June 7th at Two Rivers Mansion
June 9th at Cumberland University
June 15th at Key Park
June 16th at Southeast Park Greenspace
** Centennial Park Big Band Dances
This Nashville favorite starts June 4th and runs through August 27th. You don’t want to miss this! Pack a picnic and show your kids how to boogie!
Summer 2016 Big Band Dances:
June 4: Music City Swing
June 11: Rory Partin & His All Star Big Band
June 18: Merchants of Cool
June 25: Radio Daze
July 9: The Lynn Beal Band
July 16: J. Bradley Big Band
July 23: The Moonlighters
July 30: The Jerry Vinett Big Band
August 6: Debi Bailes & Her Band
August 13: The Paul Ross Orchestra
August 20: The Establishment
August 27: Music City Swing
The dances are 7:30-10 p.m. in the event shelter at Centennial Park, with free dance lessons starting at 7 p.m.
** Jazz on the Cumberland Concert Series
This huge hit is back for it’s 5th season!
Bring your chairs and enjoy some of Nashville’s finest jazz musicians while looking out over the river and the beautiful Nashville skyline.
Opening Mothers Day May 8, Father’s Day June 19, July 16, August 21, September 18, October 16, and A Surprise November Finale!