FAQs

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Where is Musicians Corner?

Musicians Corner is located in Nashville's Centennial Park. The program has moved into its permanent location in the South West lawn on park on the corner of West End Avenue and 27th Avenue North.

When is Musicians Corner?

Our Spring 2016 Season takes place on Saturdays in August, and one Saturday in September. Our Saturday Afternoon events take place from 12 - 5 PM on August 6, 13, 20, 27 and September 3rd. View our calendar for events and details.

What are Musicians Corner event times?

On Saturdays, Kidsville, Dogville, MC Pub, food trucks, vendors, and local artisans start at 12 PM. Music starts at 1:30 and the event goes to 5 PM.

View specific event details on our calendar.

What can I bring to Musicians Corner?

Food and drinks are available for purchase at Musicians Corner. However, you can bring outside food and drinks with you (but not alcoholic beverages). Coolers, lawn chairs, cameras, blankets and beach towels are also welcome. Bring a valid photo ID if you want to purchase alcohol from the Musicians Corner Pub.

What can't I bring to Musicians Corner?

Outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited by law (alcohol can be purchased on site at the Musicians Corner Pub). Guns, knives, or weapons of any kind are not allowed. Fireworks, drugs and drug paraphernalia, glass containers, tents, canopies, laser pointers, skateboards, scooters and motorized vehicles are also prohibited. No unauthorized vending, sampling, or soliciting.

Where is the best place to park?

Thanks to our generous neighbors at HCA, we have free parking at our Saturday events at all HCA building lots along Park Plaza (on the north side of Centennial Park near Charlotte).

There is also parking available in Centennial Park and around its perimeter on a first come first serve basis. There is also parking available on the side streets surrounding the park.

Or skip the parking drama and get a free ride with our exclusive ridesharing partner, Lyft. If you're a new user, get a free ride credit when you sign up today. If you live close by, we encourage you to walk to the park. Check out our walking route map to Centennial Park.

Do you have ADA accessibility or parking?

Yes, we provide 4 placard parking spaces at our events on a first-come-first-served basis, located on the lawn and accessible from our 25th Avenue North fencing entrance. A security attendant will be at entrance to provide assistance. Additional ADA accessible parking can be provided upon request at the Marshall Donnelly Combs Funeral Home parking lot. There are other ADA accessible parking spaces throughout the park, as noted on this map on the bottom of this section. Seating is not provided at our events. However, there are picnic tables around the lawn, and you can bring your own seating. Please contact our event manager, Leah McMullin at leah@conservancyonline.com with questions or special accommodation needs.

Is there seating at the event?

Our permanent location has a few rows of stone benches available on a first come, first served basis. We recommend visitors bring blankets or lawn chairs.

Are dogs allowed at events?

We encourage you to bring your dogs for a fun and relaxing day in the park. Stop by our Dogville area for free activities, services, and to enter your dog to be our Dog of the Day. Pets must remain leashed at all times. View Dogville details.

Do you have a lost and found?

During the event you may drop off or pick up any lost and found items at the backstage area. For post-show lost and found inquiries, please contact us. Musicians Corner and The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park will not be held liable for any unclaimed items.

Are there ATMs at Musicians Corner?

There are currently no ATMs on site. However, we accept credit and debit cards at all of our event areas. Musicians Corner recommends our offical banking partner, SunTrust, for all your banking needs.

Do the food trucks, vendors, and pub accept credit cards?

Musicians Corner accepts credit and debit cards for merchandise, water, and pub sales. Vendors and food trucks typically accept credit and debit cards.

What happens if it rains?

Musicians Corner takes place rain or shine, unless there is severe weather, in which case we will make an announcement. Bring an umbrella and poncho with you on days when the forecast calls for rain. Follow us on social media for weather updates.

How can I perform at Musicians Corner?

Submit for consideration to perform at events in 2016 (including the Main & Acoustic Stages in Centennial Park and Bluebird Cafe songwriter rounds) here. Submissions are valid for all events in the current calendar year.

How does Musicians Corner fund its free events?

Musicians Corner is underwritten by our generous sponsors, foundations, auctions, audience donations, fundraisers, and event revenue. You can make a donation online here.

How do I get involved? (Volunteer, Intern, Staff)

We're always looking for individuals to help with our events. Please contact Event Manager Leah McMullin.

How do I keep updated on Musicians Corner news, including artist set times?

Follow us on social media, and subscribe to our official weekly newsletter here.

Any other questions?

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