2023 Events at Ryman Auditorium

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Looking to catch a show at Ryman Auditorium? Here is a list of shows through March 2023.

1Lake Street Dive

Thursday- Friday, January 19-20, 7:30 pm

The multi-genre band was formed in 2004.The band’s founding members are Rachael Price, Mike “McDuck” Olson, Bridget Kearney, and Mike Calabrese. Keyboardist Akie Bermiss joined the band on tour in 2017 and was first credited on their 2018 album Free Yourself Up; guitarist James Cornelison joined in 2021, after Olson left the band. Their sound is unique and a performance you don’t want to miss.

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2Kenny Wayne Shepard & Samantha Fish

Friday, January 27, 8 pm

A blues-guitarist, Shepard came on the scene in the 90s. For the last twenty-five years, he’s captured audiences around the world. He currently has a documentary out and recently re-released “Trouble Is” an album that was first released 25 years ago.

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3Andrew Dice Clay

Sunday, January 29, 7:30 pm

The comedian often referred to as “Heavyweight of Comedy” is coming to Nashville. Other credits for Dice are The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, appeared in several HBO specials (The Dice Man Cometh), released best selling DVDs (No Apologies, Dice Rules!), a string of multi-gold and platinum selling CDs (Day The Laughter Died; Filth and Face Down, Ass Up) and profiled everywhere from Entertainment Tonight to Nightline. And in 2009, he appeared on Celebrity Apprentice where he proudly admits he was thrown off the show first.

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4Alter Bridge

Monday, January 30, 7:30 pm

The rock band from Orlando, they  formed in 2004 by vocalist and rhythm guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall and drummer Scott Phillips. After their former band Creed became inactive in 2003, Tremonti and Phillips formed a new band with former bandmate Marshall and new member Kennedy. Alter Bridge debuted in January 2004, just ahead of Creed’s official breakup in June.

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5Noah Kahan

Thursday, February 2, 7:30 pm

Kahan is a folk-pop singer who released his first single in 2017. Since then, he has toured with Ben Folds, Anderson East, The Strumbellas, and more, In 2022, he released an album called Stick Season with a US tour that stops in Nashville.

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6Mitchell Tenpenny

Friday- Saturday, February 3-4, 8 pm

Tenpenny is the grandson of country music publisher Donna Hilley, songwriting is in his blood. Mitchell will headline “This Is The Heavy Tour” in promotion of his new release. The tour includes back-to-back concerts at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on February 3 & 4. Mitchell, a Nashville native, sold-out his first-ever headline concert there in the fall of 2021 and deemed it as ‘a childhood dream come true.”

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7Night Ranger

Sunday, February 5, 7:30 pm

With more than 17 million albums sold worldwide, over 3000 live shows performed, and
more than 1 Billion in radio audience, Night Ranger has transcended the arena rock sound and style of that era and beyond. With songs that have significantly impacted popular culture and continue to expand their ever-growing fan-base, Night Ranger is proof that powerful songs, plus accomplished musicians is the perfect formula for continued success.

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8TOVE LO

Monday, February 6, 7:30 pm

The Swedish singer/songwriter is known for a grunge approach to pop music. In 2022, Lo became an independent artist after being signed to Island Records since 2014 releasing two singles-“No One Dies from Love” and “How Long.”

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9Big Thief

Tuesday, February 7, 7:30 pm

Big Thief is comprised of Adrianne Lenker, Buck Meek, Max Oleartchik, and James Krivchenia. At the upcoming 65th Annual Grammy Awards, Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You is nominated for Best Alternative Music Album and “Certainty” is nominated for Best Alternative Music Performance.

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10Flogging Molly

Wednesday, February 8, 7:30 pm

Flogging Molly is comprised of Dave King (lead vocals, acoustic guitar, bodhran), Bridget Regan (violin, tin whistle, vocals), Dennis Casey (guitar, vocals), Matt Hensley (accordion, concertina, vocals), Nathen Maxwell (bass guitar, vocals), Spencer Swain (mandolin, banjo, guitar, vocals), and Mike Alonso (drums, percussion). Starting out as the house band for Molly Malone’s in Los Angeles and building a loyal following through endless touring, Flogging Molly has become a staple in the punk scene over the past 20 years.

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11Blackberry Smoke

Thursday-Friday, February 9-10, 8 pm

The band was formed in 2000 performing 250 shows a year. They have toured with Marshall Tucker Band, ZZ Top, and Lynyrd Skynyrdand. 

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12Colony House

Saturday, February 11, 8 pm

The Franklin-based band will have a hometown show at the Ryman this winter. The indie rock band is comprised of Will and Caleb Chapman, Scott Mills and Parke Cottrell.

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13Death Cab for Cutie

Saturday, February 14, 7:30 pm

Death Cab for Cutie is an American alternative rock band formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997. The band is composed of Ben Gibbard, Nick Harmer, Jason McGerr, Dave Depper, and Zac Rae. Death Cab for Cutie rose from being a side project to becoming one of the most exciting groups to emerge from the indie rock scene of the ’00s. They have been nominated for eight Grammy Awards.

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14Ashley McBryde

Sunday-Monday, February 15-16, 8 pm

Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville, featuring the cast of collaborators and special guests performing songs from her critically acclaimed album, February 15 and 16. The evening will have performances from McBryde, Brothers Osborne, Brandy Clark, Aaron Raitiere, Pillbox Patti, Caylee Hammack and Benjy Davis.

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15Cory Wong

Friday, February 17, 7:30 pm

The Grammy nominated guitarist is bringing his style of music to Nashville. Known for funk and groove sound. In 2021, he released an album, Meditations with Jon Baptiste.

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16Kathleen Madigan

Saturday, February 18, 8 pm

For 29 years, comedian Kathleen Madigan has been touring 250 nights on the road and squeezing in hour-long filmed specials and performances on every late night show ever made.

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17Bush

Monday, February 20, 7:30 pm

Bush has sold over 20 million records in the U.S. and Canada alone. They’ve also compiled a string of 23 consecutive Top 40 hit singles on the Modern Rock and Mainstream Rock charts. Eleven of those hit the Top 5, six of which shot to No. 1: “Comedown,” “Glycerine,” “Machinehead,” “Swallowed,” “The Chemicals Between Us” and “The Sound of Winter.”

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18Bobby Bones

Tuesday, February 21, 7:30 pm

Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots will bring their million dollar show to the Ryman. Appearances and special guests include Deana Carter, Michelle Branch, Parker McCollum, Randy Houser, Tracy Lawrence, plus more!

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19Gregory Porter

Wednesday, February 22, 7:30 pm

Porter is a well-known jazz singer who has shared the stage with Van Morrison, Wynton Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves, Nicola Conte, and David Murray.

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20Tedeschi Trucks Band

Thursday- Friday, February 23-24, 8 pm

Tedeschi Trucks Band is a 12-piece powerhouse ensemble led by the husband/wife duo of guitarist Derek Trucks and singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, “two of the best roots rock musicians of their generation” (NPR).

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21Rock the Ryman

Wednesday, March 1, 7:30 pm

Featuring Charlie Worsham, The War and Treaty, Gavin DeGraw, Maddie and Tae, and more to be announced.

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22Randy Rogers Band

Thursday, March 2, 7:30 pm

Ranked as one of the artists to see live, Randy Rogers Band is headed to the Ryman.

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23Lonestar

Friday, March 3, 8 pm

Award-winning band Lonestar—Dean Sams (keyboards, acoustic guitar, background vocals), Michael Britt (lead guitarist, background vocals ), Keech Rainwater (drums) and Drew Womack (lead vocals, guitar)—still touring after 30 years.

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24Home Free

Sunday, March 5, 8 pm

Home Free’s Christmas show was rescheduled to this date.

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25Margo Price

Thursday, March 9, 8 pm

East Nashville resident, Margo Price will be joined by Jessi Colter, and Jeremy Ivey. It will be a show you don’t want to miss.

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26Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros

Saturday-Sunday, March 11-12, 8 pm 7:30 pm

Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros formed in 2018 by Weir along with Don Was and Jay Lane. The band set out performing the expansive catalogue of Grateful Dead, Bobby’s solo albums and more and has toured extensively throughout the US.  In 2020, Jeff Chimenti joined the Wolf Bros around the same time the band started featuring The Wolfpack, a string and brass quintet which bring an orchestral, symphonic element to the music of Grateful Dead and features Alex Kelly, Brian Switzer, Adam Theis, Mads Tolling and Sheldon Brown. The band is also now joined by Barry Sless on pedal steel.

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27Regina Spektor

Monday, March 13, 7:30 pm

Born in the Soviet Union, Regina Spektor began studying classical piano when she was six. Her family emigrated in 1989, landing in New York City, where she continued her classical training. Spektor eventually studied composition at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College where she graduated with honors. She began writing pop songs in her late teens and made her recorded debut in 2001 with the self-released 11:11, a collection of songs heavily influenced by jazz and blues. Songs followed in 2002 and Soviet Kitsch in 2004. Spektor’s commercial breakthrough came in 2006 on her fourth LP, Begin to Hope.

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28Il Divo

Thursday, March 16, 7:30 pm

The international, chart topping supergroup Il Divo debuted in 2004 with instant success. With songs in four languages, their debut album Il Divo became a Top 4 sensation in 19 countries, hitting #1 in eight. The group went on to be a world leader in their unique pop-opera genre, achieving second to none success around the world, performing before personalities such as former US presidents George Bush, Bill Clinton or Barack Obama and the Queen of England.

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29Kountry Wayne

Friday, March 17, 7:30 pm

Named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2021, Kountry Wayne (a.k.a. Wayne Colley) has garnered a loyal following from his widely popular digital sketches and hilarious standup, generating an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers within the entertainment industry as one of comedy’s most notable rising stars.

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30Buddy Guy

Saturday, March 18, 8 pm

The 86-year-old blues guitarist and singer will take to the Ryman stage, joined by Kingfish.

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31Brooke Ligertwood

Sunday, March 19, 7:30 pm

Ligertwood is a New Zealand singer/songwriter who is best known for “Something in the Water.”

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32Sarah Silverman

Wednesday, March 22, 7 pm

Silverman is an actress, comedian and writer for Saturday Night Live. Coming to the Ryman is Silverman’s stand up show- “Grow Some Lips.”

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33Heather McMahan

Thursday – Friday, March 23-24, 7:30 pm

Heather McMahan is heading back on tour. The Comeback Tour is continuing with a two night stop in Nashville.

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34Jo Koy

Saturday- Sunday, March 25-26, 8 pm, 7:30 pm

Koy has appeared on over 140 episodes of Chelsea Lately as a season regular roundtable guest. Other appearances include: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and more. The comedian tours around the world on his Just Kidding World Tour with ALL NEW material.
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35Ben Rector

Wednesday, March 29, 7:30 pm

Local artist Ben Rector will be joined by Jordy Searcy.

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36Goose

Friday -Saturday, March 31-April 1, 8:30 pm

Goose comprised of Rick Mitarotonda [vocals, guitar], Peter Anspach [vocals, keys, guitar], Trevor Weekz [bass], Ben Atkind [drums], and Jeff Arevalo [vocals, percussion, drums]—fluidly traverse genres with head-spinning hooks, technical fireworks, and the kind of chemistry only possible among small town and longtime friends.

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37Caedmon’s Call

Sunday – Monday, April 2-3, 7 pm

The band has been together for over twenty years, see them in Nashville on tour.

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38The Mountain Goats

Thursday, April 6, 7:30 pm

The Mountain Goats isan American band formed in Claremont, California, by singer-songwriter John Darnielle. For years, Darnielle was the only member but now the band has Peter Hughes, Jon Wurster, and Matt Douglas.

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39Morgan Wade

Friday, April 7, 8 pm

The Virginia native, Wade created a band in 2019 by putting an ad on Craiglist asking for musicians. In 2022, she was a member of the CMT Next Women of Country, now you can see her at the Ryman.

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40Leann Rimes

Saturday, April 8, 8 pm

This is a rescheduled show from December.

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41ALY & AJ

Monday, April 10, 7:30 pm

Aly & AJ  rised to fame as teen stars in the worlds of Disney pop and TV sitcoms—beloved right at the cross-section of millennials and Gen Z, as evidenced by the recent runway TikTok revival of their 2007 kiss-off “Potential Breakup Song,”

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42Chase Rice

Tuesday, April 11, 7:30 pm

Chase Rice will perform an acoustic show at the Ryman.

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43Lady A

Friday-Saturday, April 14-15, 8 pm

The “Need to Know” trio will perform at the Ryman with special guests Dave Barnes.

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44Brandon Lake

Sunday, April 16, 7 pm

Brandon Lake announces the Spring 2023 leg of his ‘Miracle Nights Tour’ with special guest Benjamin William Hastings.

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45Kid Rock’s Comedy Jam

Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 pm

Enjoy a hysterical night when you buy Kid Rock’s Comedy Jam tickets to see this talented lineup of comedians perform live under the spotlight. The event is hosted by Kid Rock, a prominent singer-songwriter. Despite being a self-taught musician who has topped music charts, he has also starred in several films and television shows.

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46Bad Friends Podcast

Thursday, April 20, 7:30 pm

Bad Friends is a comedy podcast with hosts Bobby Lee and Andrew Santino.

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47David Spade

Friday, April 21, 8 pm

See David Spade’s stand up comedy special in Nashville.

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48Fortune Feimster

April 22, 7 pm

The stand-up comedian will be in Nashville as part of the Nashville comedy Festival. Feimester first made televison debut on Last Comic Standing in 2010.

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49Wilco

Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 pm

The band just released their twelve studio album-Cruel Country and are out on tour in support of the new album.

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50Snarky Puppy

Wednesday, April 26, 7:30 pm

The band was formed by bassist and primary composer Michael League in 2003, starting inconspicuously enough as a group of college friends at the University of North Texas’ Jazz Studies program. Three years later, a serendipitous intersection with the Dallas gospel and R&B community in Dallas transformed the music into something funkier, more direct, and more visceral. It was at this time that the group absorbed musicians like Robert “Sput” Searight (drums), Shaun Martin (keyboards), and Bobby Sparks (keyboards), and were heavily influenced by legendary keyboardist Bernard Wright (Miles Davis, Chaka Khan, Marcus Miller).

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51Nickel Creek

Thursday-Saturday, April 27-29, 8 pm

Nickel Creek will have a three night residency at the Ryman as they release their first album in nine years.

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52Blues Traveler

Sunday, April 30, 7:30 pm

30 years ago, the four original members of Blues Traveler, who had known each other since their early teens — John Popper, Chandler Kinchla, the late Bobby Sheehan and Brendan Hill — gathered in the basement of their drummer’s parents’ Princeton, NJ, home and the seeds were planted for a band who has released a total of 13 studio albums, four of which have gone gold, three platinum and one six-times platinum.

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53Sabrina Carpenter

Tuesday, May 2, 7:30 pm

Superstar actress, and accomplished film and television producer, Sabrina Carpenter empowered herself to open up like never before as a songwriter and storyteller.

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54Lizzy McAlpine

Thursday, May 4, 8 pm

Lizzy McAlpine had a clear vision for five seconds flat, her second album: she wrote a 14-song story arc about heartbreak, and then made a short film to accompany it.

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55Trevor Noah

Friday-Sunday, May 5-7, 8 pm and 7 pm

Trevor Noah is bringing his Off the Record Tour to Nashville for a three night residency.

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56John Mellencamp

Monday-Wednesday, May 8-10, 8 pm

John Mellencamp’s career in music has spanned more than 35 years during which time he transitioned from pre-fab pop idol to one of the most highly regarded mature songwriters of a generation. Mellencamp fell in love with music at an early age and was fronting a soul band in his native Indiana by the time he was 14. He would go on to release 26 albums with domestic sales exceeding 40 million units.

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57Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band

Saturday, May 13, 8 pm

Renowned singer, songwriter, musician, artist and best-selling author Josh Ritter will release his anticipated new album, Spectral Lines, April 28 via Thirty Tigers.

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58Ian Munsick

Tuesday, May 16, 7:30 pm

Munsick hit the road in the fall alongside label mate Cody Johnson and his own sold-out, headlining dates. He wrapped the year with his Grand Ole Opry debut and is starting 2022 strong as a MusicRow Next Big Thing artist. Fans are finding that with Ian Munsick, western country is reborn.

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59Caroline Polachek

Wednesday, May 17, 7:30 pm

Polachek is on the The Spiraling Tour in support of her album Desire, I Want To Turn Into You. 

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60All Time Low

Thursday, May 18, 7:30 pm

The punk band formed in 2003. The band consists of vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and backing vocalist Zack Merrick and drummer Rian Dawson.

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61Crowded House

Friday, May 19, 7:30 pm

Crowded House is on on the “Dreamer are Waiting” after a postponement last year when their drummer had a back injury.

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62Ashe

Tuesday, May 23, 7:30 pm

Raised in the Bay Area, the daughter of a construction worker and English teacher, Ashe started playing piano at age eight and writing her own songs at ten, soon expanding her palette by immersing herself in the music of Brian Wilson and Carole King. After studying at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, she spent a year in Nashville and then settled in L.A., promptly landing deal with Mom + Pop Music. Written in the aftermath of Ashe’s divorce and released in early 2019, “Moral of the Story.”

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63Rick Springfield

Wednesday, May 24, 7:30 pm

Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.”

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64The Backseat Lovers

Thursday, May 25, 7:30 pm

The Backseat Lovers kick off a spring tour after completing a fall tour in 2022.

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65It’s Time

Saturday, May 27, 7 pm

This Spring, the powerhouse women of Gospel and Christian music are coming together for a must-see worship experience. Kicking off on Tuesday, April 25 at James L. Knight Center in Miami, FL. GRAMMY-winning artists Naomi Raine and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, 9x GRAMMY-nominee Natalie Grant and globally renowned vocalist TAYA will join together for It’s Time Tour 2023.

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66Opry Country Classics at Ryman

Saturday, June 10, 3 pm

This is your chance to see the show that made country music famous at its most famous former home – the Opry is making its return to the iconic Ryman Auditorium.

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67Sierra Hull

Thursday, June 22, 7:30 pm

Bluegrass nights at The Ryman will feature Sierra Hull.

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68The Jerry Douglas Band

Thursday, June 29, 7:30 pm

Jerry Douglas is a dobro and steel guitar player who has performed on more than 1600 projects.

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69Trey Kennedy

Friday, June 30, 7 pm

Trey Kennedy is a born and raised Oklahoman who never expected to enter the entertainment industry. While attending college at Oklahoma State University, Trey found fame on the mobile app Vine,amassing more than 2.5 million followers. He was a top creator on the app for more than three years and, through this experience, discovered a passion for entertainment. Trey has now continued his social media success on platforms such as Instagram and Tik Tok where he has a combined 12+ million followers.

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70Sam Bush

Thursday, July 6, 7:30 pm

Bush has released seven albums and a live DVD over the past two decades. In 2009, the Americana Music Association awarded Bush the Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist. Punch Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, and Greensky Bluegrass are just a few present-day bluegrass vanguards among so many musicians he’s influenced. His performances are annual highlights of the festival circuit, with Bush’s joyous perennial appearances at the town’s famed bluegrass fest earning him the title, “King of Telluride.”

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71The Dead South

Friday, July 7, 8 pm

The Dead South find their own balance between their punk origins and the bluegrass world of their sound. A strong statement about identity, influence and inspiration, the new EPs show a band stepping out into new musical territory while also staying true to themselves.

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72First Aid Kit

Wednesday, July 12, 7:30 pm

First Aid Kit is a Swedish folk duo consisting of the sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg. In 2008, they gained some Internet popularity for their cover of the Fleet Foxes’ song “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song.”

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73Rhonda Vincent

Thursday, July 13, 7:30 pm

The Queen of Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent became a member of the Grand Ole Opry 2020 and will perform at the Bluegrass nights.

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74Dailey & Vincent

Thursday, July 20, 7:30 pm

Grand Ole Opry members, and winners of multiple  Grammy, Dove and IBMA awards, Dailey and Vincent – Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent will perform at the Ryman.

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75Ricky Skaggs

Thursday, July 27, 7:30 pm

In the past decade, Skaggs has been honored with inductions into the Gospel Music Association’s Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the Musicians Hall of Fame. In 2018, a landmark year, Skaggs was also awarded membership into the National Fiddler Hall of Fame, the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and country music’s greatest honor, the Country Music Hall of Fame. Most recently, he was awarded the prestigious National Medal of Arts in 2020 for his contributions to the American music industry.

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76The Swell Season

Tuesday, August 8, 7:30 pm

The Swell Season are Glen Hansard (from Irish band, The Frames) and Marketa Irglova (a classically trained Czech pianist and vocalist). They entered the spotlight last year with two Grammy nominations and an Oscar win for Best Original Song, “Falling Slowly.” That win was for the indie film, “Once,” for which Hansard and Irglova also composed the score along with the original soundtrack work. They played the film’s two lead characters too!

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77Kansas

Saturday, August 19, 8 pm

It’s the 50th anniversary tour for the iconic rock band Kansas.

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78Reckless Kelly

Saturday, September 16, 8 pm

Reckless Kelly will be joined by Jason Boland, and The Stragglers.

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79Stephen Sanchez

Friday, November 17, 8 pm

Singer-songwriter. He released his debut  What Was, Not Now, in October 2021. His most well known song is “Until I Found You” and has garnered fans on TikTok.

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