Live Music Concerts at Italian Food & Wine Festival of Nashville 2017-07-27T19:24:04-05:00

FOUR DAYS OF
LIVE MUSIC & FREE CONCERTS

FREE LIVE MUSIC all weekend at the festival!
Over 40 bands and musicians will be performing throughout each day.
See the full music schedule at the bottom of this page.

In addition, plan to attend our main Music Concerts each evening – also FREE!

Evening Concerts are held in the Bicentennial Mall Amphitheater-
providing a stunning & dramatic backdrop of the Nashville skyline.

Upgrade your experience with our Pre-Concert Wine Dinners, scroll down for more information:

FRIDAY NIGHT 8pm
The Sounds & Style of Frank Sinatra

Commemorating and celebrating the music of Frank Sinatra, Swing, Big Band and the Rat Pack! Friday’s events feature the rich baritone voice of Lou Galterio, the vocals of Leslie Thompson, and the big band sounds of Radio Daze. Prepare to dance the night away!

SATURDAY NIGHT 8pm
Nathan Pacheco Live

The Italian Lights Festival welcomes the return of Nathan Pacheco for the fourth year in a row! A renowned tenor whose voice straddles the worlds of both pop and opera, Pacheco delights audiences with uplifting renditions of Italian classics using his unique “crossover” style.

SUNDAY NIGHT 8pm
“Italy Goes to the Movies”

Celebrating the work of renowned Italian film composer, Ennio Morricone, known for his scores to Spaghetti Westerns. He composed over 500 scores for film & TV, plus over 100 classical works. Intersection will present some of Morricone’s most beloved scores full of character, beauty and rhythmic vitality. Also performing on the Amphitheater Stage:  Nashville’s Ginger Newman, Mike Howard, and Play by Air.

MONDAY ALL DAY
Music of the Eclipse

Close out the festival from the lawn of Bicentennial Mall, where we are hosting Nashville’s Largest Eclipse Viewing Event! Music has been selected to enhance and commemorate the once-in-a-lifetime experience of the Music City Solar Eclipse!

BUT WAIT… There’s MORE…

Enjoy a Taste of Italy!

Upgrade to Reserved Seating and a 4-Course Wine Dinner prior to each show!

Get your tickets now for a delicious 4-Course Italian Dinner with Wine, including reserved seats in the Bicentennial Mall Amphitheater for the concert of your choice.

Only 100 seats per night are available so DON’T WAIT!
Dinner Tickets sell out in advance every year.

Select the festival day below to see the music schedule!

FESTIVAL STAGE

2:00-3:15MOONSHINE RHYTHM CLUB
3:20-4:00Dancing with MICKELA MALLOZZI and ENZO CILENTO
4:05-4:50TYLER SAMUEL
5:00-5:50BEN GRAVES
6:00-6:50MIKE HOWARD

 

 

AMPHITHEATER EVENING CONCERT

7:00-7:50MOONSHINE RHYTHM CLUB
8:00-10:00RADIO DAZE with LOU GALTERIO and LESLIE EILER THOMPSON

FESTIVAL STAGE

10:00-11:15JOLLY QUARTET
11:30-12:15GINO FANELLI
12:20-1:00LESLIE EILER THOMPSON
1:10-1:55CONTRARIAN ENSEMBLE
2:00-2:50Dancing with MICKELLA MALLOZZI and ENZO CILENTO
3:00-3:50BEN GRAVES DUO/TRIO
4:00-4:45TYLER SAMUEL
4:55-5:45LOU GALTERIO
6:00-6:45WILLIAMSON WOODWIND QUINTET

 

AMPHITHEATER EVENING CONCERT

7:00-8:15ANNA ARATA SEXTET
8:30-10:00NATHAN PACHECO

FESTIVAL STAGE

10:00-11:45JOLLY QUARTET
11:55-1:2011th HOUR
1:30-2:30GINO FANELLI
2:40-3:25LESLIE EILER THOMPSON
3:30-4:15MICKELLA MALLOZZI and ENZO CILENTO
4:25-5:10LOU GALTERIO
5:15-6:00BEN GRAVES TRIO
6:10-6:55GINO FANELLI 

 

Amphitheater Evening Concert

7:00-7:50MIKE HOWARD
8:00-9:00INTERSECTION
9:05-9:40GINGER NEWMAN
9:40-10:00PLAYING BY AIR GLOW FINALE

FESTIVAL STAGE

10:00-11:00GINO FANELLI
11:15-2:4511th HOUR (interspersed with Solar Eclipse and Astro Physicists Commentary)
3:00-6:00SPAZMATICS
+ FRI

FESTIVAL STAGE

2:00-3:15MOONSHINE RHYTHM CLUB
3:20-4:00Dancing with MICKELA MALLOZZI and ENZO CILENTO
4:05-4:50TYLER SAMUEL
5:00-5:50BEN GRAVES
6:00-6:50MIKE HOWARD

 

 

AMPHITHEATER EVENING CONCERT

7:00-7:50MOONSHINE RHYTHM CLUB
8:00-10:00RADIO DAZE with LOU GALTERIO and LESLIE EILER THOMPSON
+ SAT

FESTIVAL STAGE

10:00-11:15JOLLY QUARTET
11:30-12:15GINO FANELLI
12:20-1:00LESLIE EILER THOMPSON
1:10-1:55CONTRARIAN ENSEMBLE
2:00-2:50Dancing with MICKELLA MALLOZZI and ENZO CILENTO
3:00-3:50BEN GRAVES DUO/TRIO
4:00-4:45TYLER SAMUEL
4:55-5:45LOU GALTERIO
6:00-6:45WILLIAMSON WOODWIND QUINTET

 

AMPHITHEATER EVENING CONCERT

7:00-8:15ANNA ARATA SEXTET
8:30-10:00NATHAN PACHECO
+ SUN

FESTIVAL STAGE

10:00-11:45JOLLY QUARTET
11:55-1:2011th HOUR
1:30-2:30GINO FANELLI
2:40-3:25LESLIE EILER THOMPSON
3:30-4:15MICKELLA MALLOZZI and ENZO CILENTO
4:25-5:10LOU GALTERIO
5:15-6:00BEN GRAVES TRIO
6:10-6:55GINO FANELLI 

 

Amphitheater Evening Concert

7:00-7:50MIKE HOWARD
8:00-9:00INTERSECTION
9:05-9:40GINGER NEWMAN
9:40-10:00PLAYING BY AIR GLOW FINALE
+ MON

FESTIVAL STAGE

10:00-11:00GINO FANELLI
11:15-2:4511th HOUR (interspersed with Solar Eclipse and Astro Physicists Commentary)
3:00-6:00SPAZMATICS