The Franklin Jazz Festival is April 18th!!
New this year will be “Jazz & Blues, Students & Pros”.  This will be student groups during the day, with Jazz Artist in the eveningThe 2015 Franklin Jazz Festival will include 14 school jazz bands that are from schools located in middle TN.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to interact with their peers from other schools, and have up close and personal access to professional, regional, and touring jazz musicians while engaging in a friendly performance experience. The festival will begin at 10:00am on Saturday, April 18th at “The Factory at Franklin.  For more information about this years festival click on the Jazz Festival Tab above.
 We are now putting festivals and events together for 2015.  For more information about the event 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!!!

We'll be adding several new festivals to our list in 2015 and will be needing you & your product to be involved.  Since we're still crossing the T's and dotting the I's we're not at liberty to give dates and times...but....one will be in the spring and one will be in the fall.  Just fill out the "Food Vendor Application", or the  Non Food Vendor Application and make sure at the bottom of the application you mark the box "Yes" that indicates that you would like to participate in our new events.  At this time you won't have to send in any fees, it just let's us know that you are interested, and we will contact you soon to give you the dates of the events, and let you know at that time if you have been accepted. 

 2015 Festival & Event Dates
More Coming Soon!!

Saturday, February 28, 2015 
Carl Perkins Civic Center, Jackson, TN
Twenty-First Annual Blue Suede Dinner & Auction to benefit the Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse.

Legendary Motown music icons,
The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards

April 18th  - “Franklin Jazz Festival”  The Factory at Franklin - Franklin, TN
~  Jazz & Blues, Students & Pro's  ~
School Groups in the day, Pro's in the evening.
Artist to be anounced Soon!!

May 16th - Bellevue Picnic

Red Caboose Park, Bellevue, TN

June 28th, July 26th & August 30st -
"Sunset Concert Series"
Carnton Plantation, Franklin, TN

July 4th – “Franklin on the Fourth”
Historic Downtown Square, Franklin, TN

July 24th and 25th – “Bluegrass on the Harpeth”
Franklin, TN - Historic Downtown Square

October 10th - “Celebration of Nations”
(Including an International Beer Tasting!!)
Franklin, TN - 4th Avenue South, alley and square.

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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