Nashville's Sonic Extravaganza: Must-Attend Live Shows This Week

Nashville’s Sonic Extravaganza: Must-Attend Live Shows This Week

Looking to kick off the year with some musical magic? Nashville‘s got you covered with an array of live shows that promise to set the stage on fire. From Broadway sensations to birthday celebrations, here are six unmissable performances taking center stage this week.

1. Kristin Chenoweth: A Night of Broadway Brilliance Saturday, January 20, 7:30 pm – Nashville Symphony, One Symphony Place, Nashville


photo from Nashville Symphony

The incomparable Kristin Chenoweth, a Tony Award-winning sensation known for her roles in Wicked, Glee, and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, returns to the Schermerhorn. Prepare for a night of show-stopping selections, as Chenoweth graces the stage with her powerhouse vocals and captivating stage presence. Let the Nashville Symphony be your backdrop for an evening of musical enchantment.

2. Opry Goes Dolly: A Birthday Celebration Friday, January 19, 9:30 pm – Ryman Auditorium, 116 Rep. John Lewis Way, Nashville


Photo Credit is Butterfly Records and photographer is Vijat Mohindra

Join the Grand Ole Opry in celebrating the birthday of the iconic Dolly Parton. The Ryman Auditorium will host an unforgettable evening featuring performances by Lauren Alaina, Terri Clark, Elle King, and more. Get ready for a night of homage to the queen of country music in the heart of Nashville.

3. Noah Reid’s “Everything’s Fine” Tour Friday, January 19, 8 pm – Brooklyn Bowl, 925 3rd Avenue N, Nashville


photo by Vanessa Hines

Known for his role on Schitt’s Creek, Noah Reid takes the stage with his “Everything’s Fine” tour. Experience the actor and musician’s unique blend of talent as he performs live in Nashville. Special guests Wyatt C. Louis promise to make this a night to remember at the Brooklyn Bowl.

4. Taylor Hicks: From American Idol to Franklin Theatre Friday, January 19, 8 pm – Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street, Franklin


photo by David McClister

American Idol Season Five winner Taylor Hicks is gracing the Franklin Theatre stage, showcasing new music released in 2023 and offering a glimpse into his upcoming 2024 album. Don’t miss the chance to witness Hicks’ undeniable talent in a captivating live performance.

5. In the Round with Gabe Dixon: A Benefit for Alive Hospice Friday, January 19, 9 pm – Bluebird Cafe, 4104 Hillsboro Road, Nashville


Pencil and notebook placed on acoustic guitar, Composing music

Join Gabe Dixon, Dylan Altman, and Brice Long for a special benefit at the Bluebird Cafe. This intimate “In the Round” performance aims to support Alive Hospice, bringing together talented musicians for a night of heartfelt melodies in a cozy setting.

6. Alpha Cool Guy’s New Year DJ Show Saturday, January 20, 7 pm – Marathon Music Works, 1402 Clinton Street, Nashville


photo from Marathon Music Works

Ring in the New Year with Alpha Cool Guy’s DJ Show at Marathon Music Works. Featuring the return of booty-bass maestro DJ Assault, along with Chicago-based Conrad and local artist Sven wears stripes, this electronic extravaganza promises a night of beats, bass, and boundless energy.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of Nashville‘s vibrant music scene. Whether you’re into Broadway classics, country tributes, or cutting-edge electronic sounds, these live shows are your ticket to a week filled with unforgettable musical experiences. Get ready to let the music move you!