Nashville's 2017 Musician's Corner concert series features John Paul White, Carl Broemel
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In a town nicknamed Music City, it's a sure bet that almost every weekend will bring a bounty of live music options. But, starting in May, those options just got bigger as Centennial Park's Musician's Corner concert series has announced the first half of its 2017 season. This year's lineup of free concerts in the park will include former Civil Wars member John Paul White, Langhorne Slim, and My Morning Jacket guitarist Carl Broemel among many local and regional acts.

2017 sees an expanded Musician's Corner lineup. The brand launched its Acoustic Friday Nights during its 2016 season and it proved such a popular draw that this year's lineup will expand it from four to seven events. Additionally, the hours for the Saturday edition of Musician's Corner will expand by one hour, running from Noon-6 p.m.

Another addition in 2017 is Musician's Corner's first three-day event, taking place June 8-10. The regular Acoustic Friday Night and Musician's Corner Saturday lineups will be joined that weekend by a special Thursday night concert by The Nashville Symphony, the first of the Grammy-winning orchestra's seven free community concerts around Music City.

The lineup for Musician's Corner is heavy on Americana, folk, and roots artists. In addition to White and Langhorne Slim, nationally recognized favorites like Rayland Baxter, “Mr. Americana” Jim Lauderdale, and Humming House will also perform, joined by Nashville favorites like Jill Andrews, Brooke Waggoner, and *repeat repeat.

Musician's Corner will also be bringing back popular attractions like the Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage, with a lineup to be announced at a later date. There will also be food trucks, the Musician's Corner Pub, local artisans, and Kidville activities.

Here is the full lineup for the May and June edition of Musician's Corner 2017:

Friday, May 12
KS Rhoads & Emily West
Jill Andrews
K Phillips

Saturday, May 13
John Paul White
Smooth Hound Smith
Cary Ott
The Harmaleighs

Friday, May 19
Leyla McCalla
Nora Jane Struthers
Maybe April

Saturday, May 20
Margaret Glaspy
Humming House
Samantha Crain
Viva Mexico

Friday, May 26
Langhorne Slim
Eef Barzelay of Clem Snide
Nicole Atkins

Saturday, May 27
Rayland Baxter
*repeat repeat
Skyway Man
Caleb Groh

Friday, June 2
The Cactus Blossoms
Gabe Dixon
The Saint Johns

Saturday, June 3
Carl Broemel
Brian Owens and the Deacons of Soul
Devon Gilfillian
Michael McQuiad

Thursday, June 8
Nashville Symphony
Brooke Waggoner

Friday, June 9
Jim Lauderdale
Cale Tyson
Alyssa Bonagura

Saturday, June 10
Charles “Wigg” Walker
Paul McDonald
Molly Parden

Friday, June 23
Jason Eskridge
Parker McKay

Saturday, June 24
DeRobert & The Half-Truths
Divinity Roxx
Centennial jamBands

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