A few months ago, we told you about some of the acts playing Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center earlier in the summer. Into July and August this will be the place to be, especially with the recently announced cancellation of the Music City Jazz Festival. Enjoy The Isley Brothers, Kirk Franklin, Stephanie Mills & Will Downing, and many more in the coming weeks. And, seriously, get your tickets when they go on sale July 19, 2019 at 10 am for the O’Jays Farewell Tour on October 7.
The Isley Brothers: 60th Anniversary Tour comes to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 pm. Be there as the legendary Ronald and Ernie Isley deliver their singular blend of soul, funk, R&B and rock on unforgettable hits like Shout, Twist and Shout, It’s Your Thing, That Lady, Between the Sheets, Take Me to the Next Phase, Summer Breeze, Fight the Power, I Wanna Be With You, and more. Make it a Date Night and choose among these three Nashville Symphony Date Night Options: Goo Goo Date Night includes Two concert tickets, Two glasses of wine, and Goo Goo chocolate to share; Omni Kitchen Notes Supper Date Night includes Two concert tickets, Valet parking at Omni Nashville Hotel, Three course supper for two at Omni’s Kitchen Notes (soup or salad, entrée; shared dessert); and Omni Kitchen Notes Drinks & Dessert Date Night includes Two concert tickets, Valet parking at Omni Nashville Hotel, Two Specialty Cocktails & Shared Dessert at Omni’s Kitchen Notes. Purchase Your Date Night online: Click “Buy Tickets” for desired concert and enter code LOVE prior to selecting your seats.
Kirk Franklin: The Long Live Love Tour plays the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Sunday, July 21 at 7:30 pm with special guest Koryn Hawthorne & comedian Travele Judon. Variety’s “Reigning King of Urban Gospel” returns to the Schermerhorn to deliver his signature blend of hip-hop beats and high-energy vocals, with a message of hope and redemption. Be there as one of the best-selling gospel artists in history and a 12-time GRAMMY® winner performs a mix of favorites and selections from his latest album, Long Live Love. Hits including I Smile, Imagine Me, Wanna Be Happy?, My World Needs You, Something About the Name Jesus, and Brighter Day. Each ticket purchased includes a CD copy of Kirk Franklin’s new album Long Live Love.
Stephanie Mills & Will Downing play the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Friday, August 16 at 8:00 pm. These two powerhouse vocalists come to the Schermerhorn for an evening of stunning ballads and sophisticated, soul-stirring hits. Stephanie Mills came to fame in on Broadway where she performed the memorable ballad “Home” and went on to have other likes like “Never Knew Love Like This Before” and “I Feel Good All Over,” and has been wowing audiences ever since. With his rich baritone and versatile style, Will Downing putsThe Wiz his singular stamp on originals like “A Million Ways” and memorable interpretations of contemporary R&B classics like “I Try.”
The O’Jays Farewell Tour concert on October 7 is available now as part of a 2019 / 20 season ticket package or available as a single show beginning July 19.Jump aboard the Love Train as The O’Jays roll into Music City for their farewell tour. Founding members Eddie Levert and Walter Williams celebrate over 50 years of hitmaking for a very special evening at the Schermerhorn. Experience T.S.O.P. The Sound of Philadelphia as you sing along and dance to tunes like Now That We Found Love, For the Love of Money, Use ta’ Be My Girl, Forever Mine, Backstabbers, I Love Music, and Love Train.
Also this summer at the Schermerhorn:
The Final Tour of the Legendary Johnny Rivers, Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 pm.
Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II, Friday, July 26 at 8:00 pm.
Glen Burtnik’s Summer of Love Concert Celebrating the Music of the Woodstock Generation, Sunday, July 28 at 7:30 pm. Can’t get enough Woodstock? Show your Summer of Love ticket and receive $4 off your admission at the Musician’s Hall of Fame, where you’ll be able to witness Santana’s drum kit, Jimi Hendrix’s Fender Stratocaster and much, much more.
1964 “The Tribute”, Sunday, August 11 at 7:30 pm. (RESCHEDULED: Original tickets are now valid for this show)