We have 2 different festival's this 4th of July!
2015 Riders and Rockabilly Rally and Blues Hog BBQ and Music Festival. This takes place on July 3rd, 4th, & 5th at the Jackson, TN fairgrounds.
Also on the 4th of July, "Franklin on the Fourth", in historic Downtown Franklin Tennessee.
The annual Independence Day celebration begins at 10 a.m.
The Weinermobile is coming to Franklin on the Fourth. They will have Wiener Whistles to hand out as well as hot dog cutouts for fun photos at the vehicle and iPads for people to try their hand at the new Wienermobile racing app.
Franklin, Tennessee - This year's 4th of July Celebration will focus on family fun and include great music, quality crafts, tasty food, antique cars, and a large kids zone. Downtown Franklin is the perfect location to have a festival and community event such as “Franklin on the Fourth”.
The free festival kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 4th, with bluegrass music playing from the stage. Food vendors include everything from roasted corn on the cob to BBQ; ice cream to nachos; and corn dogs to smoothies. Craft vendors will fill the area with wood working, jewelry and other handmade items.
Our presenting sponsors, Kroger and Williamson Medical Center, will have booths right on the Square. Antique cars will line Main Street between the square and 4th Avenue. The kid’s zone on 3rd Avenue North will have inflatables, a petting zoo, and pony rides. The always fun Children’s Parade begins lining up at 4:45 and starts at 5 p.m.
Live entertainment, including popular groups "Franklin Dixie" and "Big Shoes"., continues throughout the day with a variety of music genres including Bluegrass, Country, Soul, Patriotic Music, and a the big band, "Radio Days" ending the day with a swing dance. Bring Your Dancin Shoes!!
Franklin on the Fourth ends at 8 p.m. to give attendees time to get to the Fireworks Display at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm. The display, put on by the City of Franklin will begin at approximately 9 p.m.
“Franklin on the Fourth” is coordinated by the Franklin Lions Club and TN Events in conjunction with the City of Franklin. All proceeds benefit the Franklin Lions Club.
The tradtion of the "Children's Parade" will continue and begin at 5:00 p.m. (Children will begin lining up at a designated marked location at 4:45) There will be Prizes for best costume and decorated bikes and wagons. Pets are welcome!
The event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m..
For more information about this years festival click on the "4th of July" Tab above.
We are continuously putting festivals and events together. For more information about the different event's click on the tab above. If your act or group is interested in performing at any of the different festivals or events, click here - Performer Ap . - or on the tab at the top of this page and complete the short online application. This will get you into the system so that you can be placed before the different audition committees to be considered. Once you hit the submit button at the bottom of the application you will see a box pop up that states that your application has been received. We are looking for small and large groups, student, professional, and non-professional groups, dance school groups, jazz, rock and classical groups. Most time slots are 45 minutes or 1 hour. Check out the list of past performers below....if we haven't already...hopefully we'll be adding your name!!!
ATTENTION CRAFT & FOOD VENDORS
Are you a skilled crafter that is looking to show off your product and make some money? TN Events is currently seeking a limited amount of artists and craftspeople that create original work for several festivals in middle Tennessee for the 2015 festival season. All work must be original in design and executed by the applicant. No flea market items will be accepted. Items may be rejected if they appear to be mass-produced. TN Events reserves the right to limit the number of vendors in any given category. For more information and to fill out an online application please click on the non food vendor tab here, or above. Acceptance to a previous festival is no guarantee of acceptance at future festivals. Booth spaces measure 10 feet deep from the curb into the street and 10 feet wide. If your merchandise will not fit into this space you must purchase an additional space. Each merchant must supply a weighted, freestanding tent of any color. Tents must be weighted and cannot be staked into the pavement. We recommend 40 lbs. per tent leg. (If you are located on a grass location staking is allowed) We will do our best to accommodate requests for particular booth spaces, but cannot guarantee them from year to year. Electricity is available at certain locations at $75 per 110 hookup. You must bring your own 100 ft. outdoor-rated extension cord. Generators are not permitted. No more than 10 amps per circuit will be available.
We encourage you to send us photos and information about yourself and your work for use in our publicity and on our web site. We reserve the right to use entry photos for promotion unless you request otherwise.
Applicants will receive notice of acceptance or non-acceptance via email. Booth fees will be payable after notice of acceptance.
2015 Festival & Event Dates
More Coming Soon!!
June 28th, July 26th & August 30st - "Sunset Concert Series"
Carnton Plantation, Franklin, TN
July 4th – “Franklin on the Fourth”
Historic Downtown Square, Franklin, TNJuly 3rd, 4th, and 5th
– “2015 Riders & Rockabilly Rally and Blues Hog BBQ and Music Festival”Jackson, TNA TN Events sponsored event
July 10th, 11th and 12th – “Uncle Dave Macon Days”Murfreesboro, TN - Cannonsburgh Village, 312 S Front StreetJuly 24th and 25th – “Bluegrass on the Harpeth”
Franklin, TN - Historic Downtown SquareOctober 10th - “Celebration of Nations”
(Including an International Beer Tasting!!)
Franklin, TN - 4th Avenue South, alley and square.
A TN Events sponsored event
November 7th - "Wine Down Main Street"
Downtown Frankllin, TN
Historic Downtown Franklin, TN
~ Stay tuned for more to follow ~
Check out some of the entertainment we've had over the years
Joe Lovano, Randy Brecker, Calloway Brooks, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Som Brasiliero, 12 Against Nature, Cissy Crutcher, Jerry Vinette, The Retrospects, Sass, The Blues Other Brothers, The Consoulers, Allison Kerr’s Hot Biscuits, The Time Jumpers, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Clint Holmes, Kelly Cox Quintet, The Storm Kings, The Chill Band, The Wooten Brothers, The Greeze Monkeys, Nash Street, Tommy Jackson’s Rocky Top Revue, Walter Egan & the Walternative Band, Christina Watson, Nashville Pipes and Drum, The Gypsy Hombres, Tom Hemby, Denny Jiosa, Miles & Tim Thompson, Al Delory & Salsa en Nashville, Jerry Tachoir, Beegie Adair, Jeff Coffin Mu’tet, Pat Coil Group, The Establishment, The J Johnson Band, Scat Springs, Marion James, Bob Sabellico Quintet, Angel Roman & Mambo Blue, “Blue Lou” Marini, El Movimiento, Clarence Dobbins, Steal Grooves, Diane Marino Quintet, The WannaBeatles, Roux Du Bayou, 1964 Band, Perry Danos and the Grand Vista Orchestra, Bonnie Bramlett, One Leg Up, San Rafael, Mingo Fishtrap, Buckwheat Zydeco, Brea Lawrenson, John England & the Western Swingers, The Bicho Brothers, The Double Intenders, The Fabulous Suede’s, Emy & the Soul Survivors, Kelly Ann Monahan, Jessica Miller Band, Boomerang, The Boomers, Williamson County Community Band, Brenda Russell, 4 Gone, Trademark, Big Pink, Gary Gibson & the Chicken Chasers, The Sacred Commonwealth, Carolyn Martin, The Establishment, San Rafael, Scat Springs, Craig Duncan Group, Ron Shuff Band, Brian Ashley Jones, Leiper’s Fork Bluegrass, Amanda Nagurney, Ronnie & Ricky Godfrey, Burning Las Vegas, The Kaddilacs, Stacy Mitchard & Blues You Can Use, Ben Graves, Terry Comer, Jilly Martin, Marty Crum, Dan Schafer, Vinyl Covers, Soul Incision, Soul Searchers, Delicious Blues Stew, Skyline Drive, Magnolia, Les Kerr & the Bayou Band, Bayou Degradable, Stone Soul Survival, Aqua Velvet, Shawn Murphy, The Howling Brothers, Hands of Time, Pork McElhinny, The Dixie Strutter’s, The Marching Elvis’s, Serenatta, Jim & the Animal Band, Brenda Russell, Taylor Ware, Mike Gallaher Trio, Mr. Blues Jones, Truss, John Richards Trio, Liz Johnson Quintet, Teri Reid & Girl Talk, Mel Deal Trio, Ivory Joe Turley, Wishing Room, The Sammi Moore Band, Pam Daley & Beyond the Blue, Alex Harvey, Dana Robbins, Karen Johns, Romie Smith Group, Mitch Reiley, Heritage Dixieland, Mr. Jack Daniel’s Original Silver Cornet Band, Karen Johns Group, Jordyn Shelhart, Count Pacie, Williamson County Youth Orchestra, Williamson County Community Band, Groove Yard, Half Brass, Rod Magaha, MaCuba, James Nixon, Reggae Infinity, Make Me Smile, 10 Most Wanted, The Hinkley Brothers, Sugar Lime Blues, Anthony Bernhauser, Calling Glory, Vizcaya, Peter Pandemic, Corazon, Jessica Miller, Tiger Gagan with Missississippi Millie, Shaun Murphey, Stone Soul Rivial, Steel Grooves, 10th Floor, The Chill Band, Clarence Dobbins, The Big Thrill, The Exotics, Daryl Nettles Quartet, Aqua Velvet, Crazy Face, Vintage Mandolin Quartet, Franklin Brentwood Arts Academy, Lynn Beal Big Band, Cumberland Blue, Dara Tucker, Larry Carlton, Clearview Jazz Orchestra, Markey Blues, Johnny Campbell & the Bluegrass Drifters, Annabelle's Curse, Hana Lena, Candi Carpenter, 2Country4Nashville, Praise Pickers, The Devonshire's.....to name a few
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