Get ready for the party event of the summer as KC & The Sunshine Band return to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, showcasing their distinctive “Miami sound” on a long list of hits that will have you dancing into the night. Hits include (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty; That’s the Way (I Like It); I’m Your Boogie Man; Keep It Comin’ Love; Get Down Tonight; Please Don’t Go; and Boogie Shoes. They perform (without the orchestra) for one night only on Sunday, May 19 at 7:30 pm.
Calling All Wizards, Witches & Muggles! You-Know-Who™ is not the only one who has returned — Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™ and Hermione Granger™ are back as well in an unforgettable concert event. Relive the magic with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ displayed on a giant screen in high-definition and accompanied by a symphonic orchestra. Experience Harry and his friends racing through the Department of Mysteries, practicing Defense Against the Dark Arts in secret, and enduring Professor Umbridge™ with Nicholas Hooper’s iconic score! Arrive early for magical pre-concert activities, including our Hogwarts photo wall and surprise prizes for some lucky fans in costume. The Nashville Symphony, with Justin Freer, conducting, for 4 shows: 7:00 pm Thursday, May 23, Friday, May 24, Saturday, May 25, and 3:00 pm Sunday, May 26.
Friday, June 07, at 8:00 PM enjoy An Evening with Branford Marsalis Quartet. With a remarkable career as soloist, composer and bandleader, NEA Jazz Master and GRAMMY®‐winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis remains a vital force in jazz today. Known for their telepathic communication, depth of original repertoire, expressive melodies and unrivaled spirit, his quartet remains one of the genre’s most innovative and forward-thinking ensembles. This concert has been rescheduled to June 7, due to the presence of the 2019 NFL Draft occurring in downtown Nashville on April 25 to 27. Original tickets are now valid for June 7, 2019, at 8 pm at Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Rock out to the Good Vibrations of Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. The Schermerhorn Symphony Center presents Brian Wilson with your Nashville Symphony, joined by Beach Boys bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin to pay tribute to one of the greatest albums ever made: Pet Sounds. Enjoy classic hits Wouldn’t It Be Nice, Sloop John B, God Only Knows, Good Vibrations and more all-time surfing song classics in what promises to be an unforgettable night with your Nashville Symphony. Performances are Thursday, June 20 at 7:30 pm and Friday, June 21 at 8:00 pm with Lucas Richman conducting the Nashville Symphony Orchestra.
Ascend Amphitheatre offers outdoor concerts that may interest you, including Cirque Musica: Heroes & Villains with the Nashville Symphony Saturday, June 15, at 7:30 pm, an evening under the stars with a one-of-a-kind visual and musical spectacle with well-known music from your favorite superhero films, featuring Themes from: The Avengers, Superman, The Dark Knight, Captain America, Star Wars, Spiderman, and 2001: A Space Odyssey.