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Symphony to hold free music event

Staff Reports • Oct 9, 2017 at 10:03 PM

The Nashville Symphony has unveiled the full lineup of musical acts for Free Day of Music 2017, taking place on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The 12th-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. 

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.
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.
The full schedule of performers is as follows: 

Laura Turner Concert Hall

11 - 11:45 a.m.Nashville Symphony

12:45 - 1:30 p.m. Sonus

2:15 - 3 p.m. Nashville Symphony Chorus

3:45 - 4:30 p.m. Nashville Philharmonic

5:15 - 6 p.m. Serenatta

6:45 – 7:30 p.m. Tennessee Youth Symphony

8:15 - 9 p.m. Curb Youth Symphony

One Symphony Place (outdoor stage)

Noon - 12:45 p.m.Blair Big Band

1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Molly Cherryholmes

3 - 3:45 p.m. Sonja Hopkins Jazz Ensemble, presented by National Museum of African American Music

4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Stratton 13

6 - 6:45 p.m. Gale Mayes

7:30 – 8:15 p.m. Revolfusion

Courtyard (outdoor stage)

Noon - 12:45 p.m. Emily Arrow

1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Blair Fiddle Frenzy

3 - 3:45 p.m. Tennessee Valley Winds Woodwind Quintet

4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Opera on Tap

6 - 6:45 p.m. Lindsey Lomis, presented by YEAH Southern Girls Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp

7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Zach Vinson

 

Curb Family Music Education Hall

Noon - 12:45 p.m.Conductor Q&A with Enrico Lopez-Yañez & Tucker Biddlecombe

1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Accelerando Student Ensemble

3 - 3:45 p.m. Nashville Jazz Workshop

4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Suzuran 

6 - 6:45 p.m. Sound Riot

7:30 - 8:15 p.m.VSA Young Soloist Drew Bashman

 

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