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  • Writer's pictureMary Ann


Musicians Corner will return to Nashville’s Centennial Park this fall for its annual September Sundown series. The concert series, normally every Thursday evening in September, will expand its dates after reducing events in the spring due to COVID-19. September Sundown will be held every Thursday at Friday in September through October 1, in addition to a special three-day weekend in partnership with AMERICANAFEST from Thursday, September 23 until Saturday, September 25. Each event is free for all ages and will feature multi-genre musical performances, a variety of food trucks, craft beer, wine, and signature cocktails, local artisans, Kidsville activities, and featured community partners. September Sundown will feature free live performances by British born singer/songwriter Lucie Silvas, American Idol winner Kris Allen, former Pentatonix singer Avi Kaplan, Grammy Award nominated bluesman Cedric Burnside, indie rockers Illiterate Light, powerhouse pop duo Louis York, folk multi-instrumentalist Lydia Luce, soul songstress Alanna Royale, folk pop troubadour Joshua Radin, and many others. View the entire artist lineup below. “We are eager to return to Centennial Park, and look forward to doing it safely,” said Justin Branam, Musicians Corner Program Director. “We hope that those who have missed free live music will have the opportunity to experience it once again at Musicians Corner.” Musicians Corner has established event safety protocols based on current CDC recommendations. Masks will be required and attendees will be asked to practice social distancing from those outside of their group. Policies will be assessed each week throughout the September Sundown series and will adapt if necessary. SEPTEMBER SUNDOWN ARTIST LINEUP THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Cedric Burnside • Caroline Spence • Brassville • Sara Jean Kelley • Alejandro Sierra FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Illiterate Light • AJ & The Jiggawatts • The Medium • O.N.E The Duo • Dante Williamson THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 Kris Allen • Anthony da Costa • Hush Kids • Karina Daza • Autumn Nicholas FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 Lucie Silvas • Lillie Mae • Sun Seeker • Cojo Ko • Megan Britt THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 Alanna Royale • Desert Noises • Teddy & The Rough Riders • Molly Martin • Arlana FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 Avi Kaplan • Bantug • Steve Stout • Kenny DeWitt • Kenna THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICANAFEST® Michaela Anne • Whitney Rose • Boo Ray • Kamara Thomas FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICANAFEST® Anna Tivel • Emma Swift • Chastity Brown • Queen Esther SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AMERICANAFEST® Joshua Radin • AHI • Joshua Ray Walker THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Louis York • Paul McDonald • Morgan Bosman • J.P. Burr • Ele Ivory FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 Lydia Luce • Kyshona • Jamie Drake • Abigail Osborn • Rose Rodriguez MUSICIANS CORNER 2021 PROGRAMING IS POWERED IN PART BY: Sandra Schatten Foundation • BMI • Jackson National Life Insurance • Lightning 100 Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp • Metro Nashville Parks • Nashville Scene • Do615 Daddy's Dogs • Retro Sno • Moosic City Ice Cream & Waffles • The Urban Juicer Bojangles • Lipman Brothers • Yazoo Brewing Company • Tito's Handmade Vodka Hendrick’s Gin • Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey • Sailor Jerry Rum • Milagro Tequila Moosehead Radler • Chateau Ste. Michelle • 14 Hands • Fruit & Flower Americana Music Association • Nashville Songwriters Association International The Roots Barn • Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Camp Gladiator • NCA • Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Tennessee Arts Commission • ASCAP Foundation • Blackbird Media • 6th Man Movers Radios615 • Rock Solid Security • Friendly Arctic

About Musicians Corner: Musicians Corner is a program of Centennial Park Conservancy, the nonprofit support organization for Centennial Park and the Parthenon. Musicians Corner provides free public access to live music in Nashville's Centennial Park while supporting artists who call Music City home. The program presents 20+ events annually in May / June and September, and since its inception in 2010, has showcased over 1,500 artists including legendary acts such as Emmylou Harris, Chris Stapleton, Vince Gill, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band.


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