6 Live Shows this Week-January 16, 2023


One of the many benefits of living in Middle Tennessee is the availability of live music (hello, Music City!). So, get out of the house and check out these 6 live music shows taking place this week: January 16 -January 22, 2023.

1Twilight Train

photo from 3rd and Lindsley

Thursday, January 19, 7:30 pm

3rd and Lindsley, 818 3rd Avenue South, Nashville

The Twilight Train, a high-energy Neil Diamond tribute, consists of a group of highly acclaimed Nashville musicians who share a passion for great music. Band members have toured or recorded with the top names in the music, contributing their talents to numerous hit songs.

Find tickets here. 

2The Rock and Roll Playhouse

Saturday, January 21, 11 am

Brooklyn Bowl, 925 3rd Avenue North, Nashville

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country. Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers its core audience of families with children aged ten and under games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and explore their creativity. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is an early and often first introduction to a child’s lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll. Kids under 1 are free.

Find tickets here. 

3Lake Street Drive

photo by Donna Vissman -Lake Street Dive

Thursday-Friday, January 19-20, 7:30 pm

Ryman Auditorium, 116 Rep. John Lewis Way North, Nashville

Lake Street Dive is a multi-genre band that was formed in 2004 at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. The band’s founding members are Rachael Price, Mike “McDuck” Olson, Bridget Kearney, and Mike Calabrese. Keyboardist Akie Bermiss joined the band on tour in 2017 and was first credited on their 2018 album Free Yourself Up; guitarist James Cornelison joined in 2021, after Olson left the band. The group performed at Pilgrimage Festival in 2022.

Find tickets here. 

4John Ford Coley, Tom Wurth, and Billy Dean

photo from Franklin Theater

Thursday, January 19, 8 pm

Franklin Theater, 419 Main Street, Franklin

John Ford Coley, Tom Wurth, and Billy Dean along with Cody Entertainment Group, announce their 2022 Bridges & Backroads Tour. The tour will feature individual sets by Dean, Coley, and Wurth showcasing their new releases and include their hits with special performances of their songwriting and musical collaborations.

Find tickets here. 

5Barry Manilow

photo from Bridgestone Arena

Friday, January 20, 7 pm

Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville

Barry Manilow has announced dates for a special seven show arena tour – MANILOW: HITS 2023 – set to begin this upcoming January. “I look forward to this upcoming amazing year celebrating my personal milestone with my fans that have been with me throughout these many wonderful years,” said Manilow. 2023 also marks Manilow’s 50th Anniversary as a recording artist. The tour will highlight the superstar’s greatest hits.

Find tickets here. 

6Whiskey Jam

photo from Whiskey Jam

Thursday, January 19, 8 pm

1913 Division Street, Nashville

This free show in Nashville has been running for the last ten years. It’s a place to see up and coming artist before they become household names. The lineup is revealed one day ahead of the show on social media, follow Whiskey Jam here. 

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