Live On the Green, Nashville’s free concert series held at Public Square Park in front of Metro Courthouse, has announced the lineup for its fourth season beginning September 6.
As previously announced, legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John will headline the season opener on September 6, supported by Jon Cleary and Moon Taxi. Other headlining highlights include beloved jam band North Mississippi Allstars on September 20 and red hot garage/soul band The Alabama Shakes on September 27. A full list of performers is included below.
“Live On the Green has grown into an incredibly popular concert series with thousands of people looking forward to it each year,” said Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. “Highly-talented singers, songwriters and musicians playing a variety of different genres is what Nashville is all about. I applaud Lightning 100 for bringing more of that to our city and for working hard for four straight years to make this such a successful event.”
The six week series, produced by Tuned In Broadcasting, Inc. in partnership with Mayor Dean’s office, takes place on Thursday nights through October 11. The shows begin at 5 pm.
2012 Live On the Green lineup:
September 6 — Jon Cleary; Moon Taxi; Dr. John
September 13 — Delta Spirit; Headliner TBA
September 20 — Roots of a Rebellion; Missing Cats Featuring John “JoJo” Hermann and Sherman Ewing; North Mississippi Allstars
September 27 — Fly Golden Eagle; The Apache Relay; Alabama Shakes
October 4 — HoneyHoney; Trampled By Turtles
October 11 — Yacht Rock Revue; Here Come the Mummies