Nashville, TN (Top40 Charts/ Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau) - This year more than ever Nashville is ready to ring in the New Year. Having weathered the damaging May flood, Music
City is ready to put its party hat on to rock out the old year and welcome the new! Thousands of people are expected to take part in Nashville's biggest New Year's Eve party on downtown's Lower Broad. Music
City's Bash on Broadway will feature a broad representation of musical acts and genres including Damien
Newfield, Will Hoge and headliner Phil Vassar. The festivities will also include an exciting fireworks display and Guitar Drop sponsored by Hard Rock Cafe?. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. on New Year's Eve and is free and open to the public. http://www.visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Just down the street the Nashville Symphony Orchestra will be celebrating, not only the New Year, but also the return to their home, the beautiful Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman will join Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero and the orchestra to celebrate the grand reopening. As the final downtown building to reopen after the flood, this is sure to be a special night for the whole city. http://www.nashvillesymphony.org
For all the sports lovers there's the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl where an SEC and an ACC school will go head to head on December 30th at LP Field. Head downtown the night before the game to enjoy an outdoor block party and concert featuring SEC & ACC bands and cheerleaders followed by a free concert by Little Texas. http://www.musiccitybowl.com
Other events taking place over New Years week include:
Dec. 27- Usher with special guests Trey Songz and Miguel performing at Bridgestone Arena
Dec. 28- Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at Bridgestone Arena
Dec. 29- Zac Brown Band with special guests Oliver Wood and Casey Driessen performing at Bridgestone Arena
Dec. 31- An Evening with Old Crow Medicine Show at the Ryman Auditorium
Dec. 31- Moon Taxi at Exit/In
For more information or to plan your Music City vacation go to http://www.visitmusiccity.com.
The Promise of Nashville, where the music is inspired, created, recorded and performed, is to provide the ultimate musical entertainment experience, celebrated throughout our diverse cultural and entertainment offerings, and presented in an authentic, unique, friendly and unpretentious atmosphere.