MusicFest & Battle of the Bands
Nashville’s calling card is music. From country to rock to bluegrass, jazz and R&B, Music City is home to some of the best musicians and entertainment in the world. MusicFest is the ultimate party atmosphere downtown the night before the game. Thousands of fans will converge on world-famous 2nd Avenue (corner of 2nd & Broadway) for the outdoor party featuring SEC & ACC bands and cheerleaders. A FREE concert will take place prior to the Battle of the Bands beginning at 5pm. Multiple venues will open their doors to Bowl fans for a memorable downtown event where various genres of live music will play. Show your Bowl Patch (Patches available via MusicCityBowl.com) and receive special Fan discounts at participating Patch Partner locations. Admission is FREE! The event is from 5 – 7pm. Open to the general public. The Jack Daniels Experience will be available for fans from 4 – 8pm. There is a private MusicFest & Battle of the Bands VIP Party for Bowl sponsors and Premium Ticket Package purchasers which include food & beverages. The VIP Party begins at 4:30 – 7pm and invitations are required.