Nashville Is Alive With Concerts, Comedy and Culture in November 2019

Curate your own Music City experience from this lively event lineup.

Nashville lives up to its Music City moniker every month with a diverse lineup of musical talent—not to mention comedy, theater, sports and one-of-a-kind events. Read on for those you'd be remiss to miss.

MUSIC

The Grammy-nominated Avett Brothers, subject of a documentary co-directed by Judd Apatow (and which appeared on HBO), come to Bridgestone Arena Nov. 1.

The Ryman Auditorium welcomes Christian rock artist Zach Williams to the stage Nov. 3.

Pop-rock troubador and "Flipping Ships" star Edwin McCain takes the stage to sing his long line of hits at City Winery Nov. 4.

Elvis Costello

Take heart from the name of Elvis Costello and The Imposters' newest tour and Just Trust that they'll put on a smashin' show at Ryman Auditorium Nov. 4.

Chartopper Gaelic Storm is known for its lively mix of modern and traditional Irish music. Dance the night away when it comes to City Winery Nov. 8.

Kandace Springs, James Francies and the James Carter Organ Trio pay homage to Blue Note Records at an 80th Anniversary Show at City Winery Nov. 11.

The Ryman Auditorium will surge with girl power when Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin come to town Nov. 13.

The feminine-fueled fun continues at Bridgestone Arena when Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton host the 53rd Annual CMA Awards Nov. 13.

Four time Grammy Award-winner India.Arie joins the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Center Nov. 14-15.

David Bromberg

The "Godfather of Americana," David Bromberg and his quintet play the blues at City Winery Nov. 15.

Canadian rapper Merkules' videos have been viewed on YouTube more than 316 million times, and his songs have been streamed more than 50 million times. He brings his Special Occasion Tour to The Basement East Nov. 18.

Lana Del Rey has been called a "gangsta Nancy Sinatra." Find out why during her show at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Nov. 19.

Male a capella group Straight No Chaser plays the Ryman Auditorium Nov. 21 in support of its Open Bar Tour. 

Singer-songwriter Sasha Sloan performs with Winnetka Bowling League at The Basement East Nov. 25. Meet-and-greet packages are available.

Cassadee Pope

Witness Cassadee Pope’s Pop Punk Homecoming at Exit/In Nov. 25 (also Dec. 9).

Tracy Lawrence comes to the Wildhorse Saloon Nov. 26 in support of his latest album, Made in America.

Incubus celebrates the 20th anniversary of its seminal Make Yourself album at the Ryman Auditorium Nov. 27.

COMEDY

Dax Shephard brings his popular podcast, Armchair Expert, to Andrew Jackson Hall Nov. 2.

Another podcast goes live when Heather McDonald delivers the Juicy Scoop to City Winery Nov. 9.

"Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman takes the stage at Ryman Auditorium Nov. 10.

John Leguizamo in "Latin History for Morons."

Direct from Broadway, Tony Award-winner John Leguizamo takes the hilarious Latin History for Morons to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center Nov. 15.

THEATER

Nashville Repertory Theatre brings the powerful Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, to Andrew Johnson Theater. Performances through Nov. 3.

An American classic gets a balletic treatment when the Nashville Ballet takes on A Streetcar Named Desire at the Tennesee Performing Arts Center Nov. 1-3.

You'll want to get up on your feet and dance along when Singin’ in the Rain comes to Chaffin’s Barn Theatre Nov. 7-30.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved CATS is on tour once again. It comes to Andrew Jackson Hall Nov. 19-24.

SPORTS

The highly anticipated 35th Annual All American 400, last held in 2017, comes to the Fairgrounds Speedway Nov. 2-3.

Nissan Stadium Nashville

The Tennessee Titans take on the Kansas City Chiefs (Nov. 10) and the Jacksonville Jaguars (Nov. 24) at Nissan Stadium.

The Nashville Predators play home games against the Chicago Blackhawks (Nov. 16), the Vancouver Canucks (Nov. 21) and the Las Vegas Golden Knights (Nov. 27) at Bridgestone Arena.

Men's college basketball comes to the Bridgestone Arena when Western Kentucky faces off against Louisville Nov. 29.

Sasha Velour New York Fashion Week

OTHER

Drag superstar Sasha Velour, winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9, comes to the James K. Polk Theater with her visual art and storytelling show, Smoke & Mirrors, Nov. 7.

Head to Edwin Warner Park on Nov. 9 to do good and feel good. The family-friendly Hike for the Homeless has two paved hiking trails, complimentary eats, live music, face painting and inflatables. 

See the fall foliage on a daylong excursion to Baxter, Tennesee's Del Monaco Winery on Nov. 9's Autumn Wine on the Rails tour. Board a restored 1950s-era streamlined stainless-steel passenger train at the Tennesee Central Railway Museum.

Join the Frist Art Museum's engaging Art After Dark Nov. 21 for a different perspective on its works; enjoy live music, participate in special conversations, attend gallery talks and more.

The Nashville Flea Market at Fairgrounds Nashville is considered one of the Top 10 flea markets in the country. It's open the fourth weekend of every month; this month, Nov. 22-24.

Jennifer McKee
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Jennifer is the Managing Editor of Morris Visitor Publications, where she has worked since 2005. She grew up in small...