Keith Urban to Headline New Year’s Eve Celebration in Nashville

If you haven’t made plans for New Year’s Eve, you can head on down to Nashville to ring in the New Year with everybody’s favorite Aussie, Keith Urban, as he headlines Nashville’s New Years Celebration.

“What could be better than New Year’s Eve in downtown Nashville,” Keith said in a statement. “It’s an awesome way to ring in 2017, and I can’t wait for the party!”

The Aussie native will headline Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville with it’s diverse lineup including STYX, Moon Taxi, A Thousand Horses, Charlie Worsham and Fisk Jubilee Singers.

“The diversity of this hometown lineup underscores why we are Music City,” said Beth Seigenthaler Courtney, chairman of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp and president of DVL Seigenthaler. “From big stars to rising stars and from country to rock to indie, this A-list is only possible in Nashville. These acts attract incredible fans with explosive energy for a dynamic event.”

This year the celebration will take place at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Last year’s New Year’s Eve event took place on Lower Broadway and attracted a record 150,000 people to downtown Nashville.

Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville event site will open at 4 p.m. giving people plenty of time to settle in and await the arrival of the New Year. The raising of the Music Note by Mayor Megan Barry and the Fisk Jubilee Singers will follow at approximately 6:15 p.m. After a performance by the Fisk Jubilee Singers®, Charlie Worsham will take the stage, followed by Moon Taxi, A Thousand Horses, Styx and headliner, Keith Urban.

Here’s to a safe and happy New Year.

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