Halloween parties and concerts in Nashville 2017
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Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons. This Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and Nashville--Music City itself--has plenty going on, from indie favorites to today's biggest chart-toppers. So, guys and ghouls, get your costume picked out, grab your tickets and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween.

Oct. 24 @ 8 p.m.
War Memorial Auditorium - 301 6th Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37243

Check out rock band Primus performing at the War Memorial Auditorium a week before Halloween on Oct. 24 as part of their Ambushing the Storm Tour. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS, starting at $35. Can't make it? They'll also be playing in New York on Halloween itself. No matter which show you're going to, get ready with new single "The Scheme."

Kenny Rogers
Oct. 25 @ 8 p.m.
Bridgestone Arena - 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

The iconic Kenny Rogers is being celebrated with his star-studded All In for the Gambler farewell concert, featuring not just the man himself but a packed lineup that includes Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, Lady Antebellum, Dolly Parton, Little Big Town, Alison Krauss, The Flaming Lips, Idina Menzel, Jamey JohnsonElle King, and Wynonna Judd--plus a reunion of duo The Judds. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $49.50 to $299.50. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation and the Kenny Rogers Children's Center. And music isn't the only thing Rogers has been recognized for--over the summer, he won an award for his photography.

Bon Iver
Oct. 29 and 31 @ 7:30 p.m.
Ryman Auditorium - 116 5th Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37219

Fans of singer/songwriter Justin Vernon, known by stage name Bon Iver, have two chances to see him live, as he'll be performing both Oct. 29 and 31. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS--click here for Oct. 29 and here for Oct. 31. Bon Iver is set to be on the road through the winter, having recently announced his fall tour will continue through the end of January.

Michael McDonald
Oct. 30 @ 7:30 p.m.
Ryman Auditorium - 116 5th Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37219

Enjoy a concert from singer Michael McDonald the day before Halloween, Oct. 31, at the Ryman Auditorium, with support from Marc Cohn. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS.

Death from Above 1979
Oct. 31 @ 8 p.m.
Cannery Ballroom - One Cannery Row, Nashville, TN 37203

Band Death from Above 1979 is one of many acts on tour this fall, with a Halloween show at the Cannery Ballroom. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $27.50 to $30.50, and include a copy of new album Outrage!