The capital of Tennessee, Nashville drips American patriotism. Their brand of love for country mirrors its southern counterparts, as in the fact that Nashville doesn’t feel like a big, busy town during Independence Day, but, instead, resembles the small-town Americana charm that the South is known for. Few cities can mold together patriotism and music in such a tasty concoction quite like Nashville can, and for those who want a healthy dose of this goodness, here are the best concerts and venues that will rock Independence Day and beyond.
Imagine Dragons has spent years getting to this point. The Las Vegas band is now in the charted territory that is having a "can't miss" summer tour, and their road trip will make a stop at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville for a night no one will forget.
July 5th will belong to bluegrass. Probably just as famous as country music, bluegrass music has had a profound impact on Nashville's music scene. So, it would be fitting for one of the city's most iconic music venues to host Bluegrass Nights, and on Independence Day weekend, the auditorium will welcome Vince Gill to the stage.
Grand Ole Opry
July 3 @ 7 pm
Grand Ole Opry -- 2804 Opryland Dr., Nashville, TN 37214
The Grand Ole Opry defines Nashville. It's famed country music show has been a staple in the conscious of fans all over the world, and, for the 4th of July, take the entire family to the Opry to witness music history in person.
Howard Hewett has had a storied career. Formally the frontman for Shalamar, Hewett has forged a successful solo career, one that is still going strong to this very day. For those in Nashville for the 4th of July, catch Hewett at the City Winery for a memorable show from one of R&B's greatest gentlemen.