WNXP is excited to announce its partnership with Cheekwood in the upcoming outdoor live music series, Thursday Night Out.
Thursday Night Out featuring WNXP will take place the first Thursday of the month, May through August: May 5, June 2, July 7 and Aug. 4, from 5 to 9 p.m., featuring live performances by a diverse array of emerging Nashville-based artists, regionally sourced food and spirits, lawn games, wellness classes, and evening strolls through the gardens.
“We’re excited to bring some of the great Nashville artists heard on our station into one of the most beautiful spaces in our city,” says Jason Moon Wilkins, Program Director of WNXP. “This partnership with Cheekwood is a wonderful opportunity to bring a real-life experience to our mission of music discovery.”
This Thursday Night Out series aims to fulfill WNXP’s mission of amplifying the voices of Nashville’s independent music scene and curating musical discovery opportunities to enrich every community of Middle Tennessee.
“Thursday Night out at Cheekwood is one of Nashville’s favorite celebrations of local music, food and art,” says Cheekwood’s Music and Public Programs Director Mark Mason. “We are thrilled to partner with WNXP to present the best of the region’s music crop inside the beautiful Cheekwood gardens.”
The Nashville-based artists performing in the series include:
- Musician and songwriter Josh Gilligan
- Psychedelic rock band The Mango Furs
Indie-pop artist Haiva Ru
- Alt. R&B artist Isaia Huron
Admission is free for Cheekwood members and children 2 and younger and $20 for a garden-only experience for non-Cheekwood members. WNXP sustaining members will receive complementary tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchase tickets before they sell out. Admission cannot be purchased at the gate upon arrival.