2023 Events at Ryman Auditorium

photo by Jim Wood

Looking to catch a show at Ryman Auditorium? Here is a list of shows in 2023.

Updated on May 15, 2023

1Ian Munsick

Tuesday, May 16, 7:30 pm

Munsick hit the road in the fall alongside label mate Cody Johnson and his own sold-out, headlining dates. He wrapped the year with his Grand Ole Opry debut and is starting 2022 strong as a MusicRow Next Big Thing artist. Fans are finding that with Ian Munsick, western country is reborn.

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2Caroline Polachek

Wednesday, May 17, 7:30 pm

Polachek is on the The Spiraling Tour in support of her album Desire, I Want To Turn Into You. 

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3All Time Low

Thursday, May 18, 7:30 pm

The punk band formed in 2003. The band consists of vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and backing vocalist Zack Merrick and drummer Rian Dawson.

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4Crowded House

Friday, May 19, 7:30 pm

Crowded House is on on the “Dreamer are Waiting” after a postponement last year when their drummer had a back injury.

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Saturday, May 20, 8 pm

Futurebirds will perform at the Ryman with special guests Susto.

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6John Anderson

Sunday, May 21, 7:30 pm

It’s an acoustic evening with John Anderson.

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Tuesday, May 23, 7:30 pm

Raised in the Bay Area, the daughter of a construction worker and English teacher, Ashe started playing piano at age eight and writing her own songs at ten, soon expanding her palette by immersing herself in the music of Brian Wilson and Carole King. After studying at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, she spent a year in Nashville and then settled in L.A., promptly landing deal with Mom + Pop Music. Written in the aftermath of Ashe’s divorce and released in early 2019, “Moral of the Story.”

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8Rick Springfield

Wednesday, May 24, 7:30 pm

Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.”

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9The Backseat Lovers

Thursday, May 25, 7:30 pm

The Backseat Lovers kick off a spring tour after completing a fall tour in 2022.

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10Emily King

Friday, May 26, 8 pm

Emily King is an GRAMMY nominated artist who will release a new album in 2024.

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11It’s Time

Saturday, May 27, 7 pm

This Spring, the powerhouse women of Gospel and Christian music are coming together for a must-see worship experience. Kicking off on Tuesday, April 25 at James L. Knight Center in Miami, FL. GRAMMY-winning artists Naomi Raine and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, 9x GRAMMY-nominee Natalie Grant and globally renowned vocalist TAYA will join together for It’s Time Tour 2023.

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12Boz Scaggs

Friday, June 2, 7:30 pm

The singer-songwriter is on tour in support of his latest album Out of the Blues.

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13Tanya Tucker

Sunday -Monday, June 3-4, 8 pm

The recently announced latest member of the Country Music Hall of Fame will have a two night residency at the Ryman.

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14Darius Rucker & Friends

Monday, June 5, 7 pm

The 14th Annual Darius and Friends concert brings together multi-time Diamond-certified superstar Darius Rucker and his all-star friends in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event, which unofficially kicks off the week of CMA Fest in downtown Nashville.

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15Stars for Second Harvest

Tuesday, June 6, 7:30 pm

Craig Weisman will bring some of his famous friends for a special evening at The Ryman.

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Friday, June 9, 8 pm

Salomón Villada Hoyos who goes by the stage name FEID, a Columbian singer-songwriter is coming to the Ryman.

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17Opry Country Classics at Ryman

Saturday, June 10, 3 pm

This is your chance to see the show that made country music famous at its most famous former home – the Opry is making its return to the iconic Ryman Auditorium.

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18Indigo Girls

Sunday-Monday, June 11-12, 7:30 pm

Indigo Girls will have a two night residency at the Ryman with special guests Aaron Lee Tasjan and Larkin Poe.

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19Sam Morril

Tuesday, June 13, 7 pm

Morril is one of the fastest-rising stand-up comics in New York City and one of the best joke writers in the scene today. He was a regular on Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar, where he appeared on frequently when not touring cities across the nation.

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20Diarrhea Planet

Wednesday, June 14, 7:30 pm

The Nashville based band will have a show at the Ryman with special guests Twen.

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21Leanne Morgan

Thursday, June 15, 7 pm

After 22 years in comedy, and now she’s on a 100 city tour with a stop at the Ryman.

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Saturday, June 17, 7:30 pm

The six men comprising STYX have committed to rocking the Paradise together with audiences far and wide by averaging over 100 shows a year every year since (yes) 1999, and each one of them is committed to making the next show better than the last. Founded in Chicago in 1972, STYX has the unique distinction of being the first band in rock history to have four consecutive certified multimillion-selling albums in a row: 1977’s The Grand Illusion, 1978’s Pieces of Eight, 1979’s Cornerstone, and 1981’s Paradise Theatre.

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23Rodrigo y Gabriela

Tuesday, June 19, 7:30 pm

Five years since their last album, Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are ready to embark on the next chapter of their remarkable story, with the release of the most ambitious music of their twenty year career together.

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24Tegan and Sara

June 20, 7:30 pm

Tegan and Sara are still evolving the way they collaborate, even twenty years into recording together and twenty more as twin sisters. For their tenth studio album, Crybaby, they got inside each other’s songs in a whole new way.

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25Sierra Hull

Thursday, June 22, 7:30 pm

Bluegrass nights at The Ryman will feature Sierra Hull.

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26Tori Amos

Saturday, June 24, 8 pm

Tori Amos announced a US tour this summer to continue celebration of her highly acclaimed 2021 album, Ocean to Ocean.

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27Ben Folds

Tuesday, June 27, 7:30 pm

Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation. He has created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and collaborative records with artists spanning Sara Bareilles, Regina Spektor, and William Shatner.

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28The Jerry Douglas Band

Thursday, June 29, 7:30 pm

Jerry Douglas is a dobro and steel guitar player who has performed on more than 1600 projects.

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29Trey Kennedy

Friday, June 30, 7 pm

Trey Kennedy is a born and raised Oklahoman who never expected to enter the entertainment industry. While attending college at Oklahoma State University, Trey found fame on the mobile app Vine,amassing more than 2.5 million followers. He was a top creator on the app for more than three years and, through this experience, discovered a passion for entertainment. Trey has now continued his social media success on platforms such as Instagram and Tik Tok where he has a combined 12+ million followers.

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30Celtic Throne

Sunday, July 2, 7:30 pm

Celtic Throne celebrates the dramatic and mysterious origins of Irish dance. Infused with innovative choreography, dazzling costumes and spectacular lighting and projection.

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31Sam Bush

Thursday, July 6, 7:30 pm

Bush has released seven albums and a live DVD over the past two decades. In 2009, the Americana Music Association awarded Bush the Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist. Punch Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, and Greensky Bluegrass are just a few present-day bluegrass vanguards among so many musicians he’s influenced. His performances are annual highlights of the festival circuit, with Bush’s joyous perennial appearances at the town’s famed bluegrass fest earning him the title, “King of Telluride.”

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32The Dead South

Friday, July 7, 8 pm

The Dead South find their own balance between their punk origins and the bluegrass world of their sound. A strong statement about identity, influence and inspiration, the new EPs show a band stepping out into new musical territory while also staying true to themselves.

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33First Aid Kit

Wednesday, July 12, 7:30 pm

First Aid Kit is a Swedish folk duo consisting of the sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg. In 2008, they gained some Internet popularity for their cover of the Fleet Foxes’ song “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song.”

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34Rhonda Vincent

Thursday, July 13, 7:30 pm

The Queen of Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent became a member of the Grand Ole Opry 2020 and will perform at the Bluegrass nights.

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35Dailey & Vincent

Thursday, July 20, 7:30 pm

Grand Ole Opry members, and winners of multiple  Grammy, Dove and IBMA awards, Dailey and Vincent – Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent will perform at the Ryman.

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36Ed Sheeran

Friday, July 21, 7:30 pm

Ed Sheeran will perform with special guests Ben Kweller.

The show is sold out.

37Ricky Skaggs

Thursday, July 27, 7:30 pm

In the past decade, Skaggs has been honored with inductions into the Gospel Music Association’s Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the Musicians Hall of Fame. In 2018, a landmark year, Skaggs was also awarded membership into the National Fiddler Hall of Fame, the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and country music’s greatest honor, the Country Music Hall of Fame. Most recently, he was awarded the prestigious National Medal of Arts in 2020 for his contributions to the American music industry.

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Friday, July 28, 8 pm

The British rock band America is coming to the Ryman.

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39Peso Pluma

Saturday, July 29, 8 pm

Peso Pluma Real Name is José de Jesús Ramírez. Peso is an incredibly talented Mexican rapper and songwriter from Ponce.

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40Melissa Etheridge

Sunday, July 30, 7:30 pm

The female rock icon, Melissa Etheridge is bringing her summer tour to Nashville.

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Monday, July 31, 7:30 pm

Clutch is performing with special guests Dinosaur Jr. and Red Fang.

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42The Swell Season

Tuesday, August 8, 7:30 pm

The Swell Season are Glen Hansard (from Irish band, The Frames) and Marketa Irglova (a classically trained Czech pianist and vocalist). They entered the spotlight last year with two Grammy nominations and an Oscar win for Best Original Song, “Falling Slowly.” That win was for the indie film, “Once,” for which Hansard and Irglova also composed the score along with the original soundtrack work. They played the film’s two lead characters too!

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43Happy Together

Wednesday, August 9, 7:30 pm

This concert will feature The Turtles, Little Anthony, Gary Puckett, The Union Gap, The Vogues, The Classics IV, and The Cowsills.

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44Lyle Lovett

Monday, August 14, 7:30 pm

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums.

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45Sara Evans

Thursday, August 17, 7:30 pm

Country artist Sara Evans will perform at the Ryman.

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46Cinderella’s Tom Keifer Band

Friday, August 18, 8 pm

See Cinderella’s Tom Keifer Band at the Ryman.

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Saturday, August 19, 8 pm

It’s the 50th anniversary tour for the iconic rock band Kansas.

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48Reckless Kelly

Saturday, September 16, 8 pm

Reckless Kelly will be joined by Jason Boland, and The Stragglers.

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49Stephen Sanchez

Friday, November 17, 8 pm

Singer-songwriter. He released his debut  What Was, Not Now, in October 2021. His most well known song is “Until I Found You” and has garnered fans on TikTok.

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