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2018 Music City Food + Wine Festival Harvest Night Features Extraordinary Talent

The 2018 Music City Food + Wine Festival Harvest Night brought together signature dishes from world-renowned chefs with a musical tribute from award-winning band and festival co-creator, Kings of Leon, who rocked downtown Nashville. Harvest Night also featured performances by Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, The Struts, Robert Randolph, Phillip Phillips + so many more. 

Harvest Night attendees were encouraged to dress up in their flashiest Studio 54-inspired garb for a fabulous dance party under the Nashville stars while enjoying signature dishes from nationally acclaimed chefs including: Jeni Britton Bauer (Jeni’s Ice Cream); Tom Bayless (The Public House); Matt Bolus (The 404 Kitchen); Sean Brock (McCrady’s, McCrady’s Tavern, Husk, Minero); Maneet Chauhan (Chauhan Ale & Masala House); Tiffani Faison; Carla Hall (ABC’s The Chew); Gabrielle Hamilton (Prune); Tim Love (Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Woodshed Smokehouse, Queenie’s Steakhouse, Love Shack, White Elephant Saloon); Margot McCormack (Margot Café & Bar); Aarón Sánchez (Johnny Sánchez); Chris Shepherd (UB Preserv); Jonathan Waxman (Barbuto, Jams, Adele’s, Brezza Cucina); Tandy Wilson (City House); and Andrew Zimmern (TV personality, Andrew Zimmern’s Canteen).

Beer, wine, and spirits were provided by Z Alexander Brown Uncaged Wines, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Bell’s Brewery, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Hendrick’s Gin, and Heaven’s Door Whiskey.

We mixed and mingled with the nation’s brightest culinary stars for an unforgettable night under the stars! Check it out below!

Sweet and Spicy Korean Sticky Ribs from Billy Durney of Hometown Bar-B-Que

Cauliflower Taco from Aarón Sánchez

Coal Roasted Scallops "Uni-Newberg," Brioche Soldiers from Ford Fry (Sea Wolf, Le Loup, Star Rover, Superica)

Coal Roasted Scallops "Uni-Newberg," Brioche Soldiers from Ford Fry (Sea Wolf, Le Loup, Star Rover, Superica)

Moules Frites with Classic Saffron Tomato Broth & Aioli by Margot McCormack Margot Café & Bar, Marche Artisan Foods

Marinated Summer Squash, Sweet Peppers, Pumpkin Seeds, Crushed Chips, and Parm by Tandy Wilson of City House

Carla Hall Chef, Author, TV Personality

Chicken Fat Sticky Rice Bowl by Andrew Zimmern Four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer

Jonathan Waxman Barbuto, Jams, Adele’s, Brezza Cucina

Matt Bolus The 404 Kitchen

Jeni Britton Bauer Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Music City Food + Wine is generously sponsored by: Nashville Convention + Visitors Bureau, Toyota and FOOD & WINE.

About Music City Food + Wine Festival: Music City Food + Wine Festival is produced by GRAMMY-award winning artists (and Nashville residents) Kings of Leon, world-renowned chef Jonathan Waxman, Vector Management’s Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn, and Austin-based C3 Presents – producer of Lollapalooza in Chicago’s Grant Park, and Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin’s Zilker Park.

About FOOD & WINE: FOOD & WINE is the ultimate authority on the best of what’s new in food, drink, travel, design and entertaining. FOOD & WINE has an extensive social media following on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and Snapchat. FOOD & WINE includes a monthly magazine in print and digital; a website,; a books division; plus newsletters, clubs, events, dinnerware and cookware. FOOD & WINE is a registered trademark of Time Inc. Affluent Media Group.

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