Nashville Symphony Free Day of Music Saturday, October 21

Sonja Hopkins performs at 3pm at the Nashville Symphony Free Day of Music

Sonja Hopkins performs at 3pm at the Nashville Symphony Free Day of Music.

The Nashville Symphony has unveiled the full lineup of musical acts for their 12th annual Free Day of Music, taking place on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. This annual edition of the popular fall event will feature 25 acts on four stages, beginning with the GRAMMY®-winning Nashville Symphony at 11 a.m. in Laura Turner Concert Hall.

If you have never been inside the beautiful and elegant Schermerhorn Symphony Center, this is a wonderful chance to experience the magic of music inside this stunning facility without cost. Also, the event will include food trucks and a beer garden for the first time.

The Free Day of Music will also include a Kids’ Zone in the East Lobby featuring the Symphony’s popular Instrument Petting Zoo, crafts and more from 11:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Schermerhorn Box Office will be open until 7 p.m., with special one-day-only discounted ticket offers.

Free Day of Music runs from 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. New for 2017 will be a beer garden adjacent to the Schermerhorn’s West Atrium, presented by Craft Brewed, as well as food vendors Burritos La Mina, Farm2Mesa, Two Thompsons Airstream and Churro Diva, made possible through a partnership with Mesa Komal.

The full schedule of performers is as follows:

Laura Turner Concert Hall
11 – 11:45 am Nashville Symphony
12:45 – 1:30 pm Sonus
2:15 – 3 pm Nashville Symphony Chorus
3:45 – 4:30 pm Nashville Philharmonic
5:15 – 6 pm Serenatta
6:45 – 7 pm Tennessee Youth Symphony
8:15 – 9 pm Curb Youth Symphony

One Symphony Place (outdoor stage)
Noon – 12:45 pm Blair Big Band
1:30 – 2:15 pm Molly Cherryholmes
3 – 3:45 pm Sonja Hopkins Jazz Ensemble
4:30 – 5:15 pm Stratton 13
6 – 6:45 pm Gale Mayes
7:30 – 8:15 pm Revolfusion

Courtyard (outdoor stage)
Noon – 12:45 pm Emily Arrow
1:30 – 2:15 pm Blair Fiddle Frenzy
3 – 3:45 pm Tennessee Valley Winds Woodwind Quintet
4:30 – 5:15 pm Opera on Tap
6 – 6:45 pm Lindsey Lomis
7:30 – 8:15 pm Zach Vinson

Curb Family Music Education Hall
Noon – 12:45 Conductor Q&A with Enrico Lopez-Yañez & Tucker Biddlecombe
1:30 – 2:15 pm Accelerando Student Ensemble
3 – 3:45 pm Nashville Jazz Workshop
4:30 – 5:15 pm Suzuran
6 – 6:45 pm Sound Riot
7:30 – 8:15 pm VSA Young Soloist Drew Bashman