2023 Events at Ryman Auditorium

photo by Jim Wood

Looking to catch a show at Ryman Auditorium? Here is a list of shows in 2023.

Updated on August 28, 2023


Thursday, August 31, 7:30 pm

Following word of the Summer 2023 release of This Moment – their first new studio album in 46 years – revolutionary world music ensemble Shakti will continue to discover and explore the musical common ground bridging East and West on an extensive U.S. tour.

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2Vance Joy

Friday-Saturday, September 1-2, 8 pm

Vance Joy brings In Our Own Sweet Time Tour to Nashville.

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3An Evening with Keith & Kristyn Getty

Sunday, September 3, 7:30 pm

Join Keith and Kristyn Getty along with their band of virtuoso Irish and American musicians as they host a city-wide gathering of songs, stories, and inspiration.

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4Eddie Lizard

Thursday, September 7, 8 pm

Eddie Izzard announces North American tour dates for her show, Eddie Izzard – The Remix: The First 35 Years, visiting theaters in 28 North American cities. “In the first 35 years of my standup career I came up with many weird and crazy comedy stories,” stated Eddie. “The ones I like the best will be in my 2023 live Remix Tour.”

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5Ray Lamontage

Friday, September 8, 7:30 pm

Join Ray LaMontagne and his trio this fall for a special edition of the Just Passing Through tour as Ray performs a fan requested set list from across his catalog. Ray’s vast catalog spans eight full length records, multiple Grammy nominations, and chart topping radio singles.

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6Chris D’Elia

Saturday, September 9, 7 pm

Chris D’Elia has become one of the most in-demand performers in comedy. His highly successful podcast CONGRATULATIONS WITH CHRIS D’ELIA has been a mainstay on iTunes’ comedy podcast charts since its debut in February 2017. He is also a costar on THE GOLDEN HOUR with Brendan Schaub and Erik Griffin.

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7Cigarettes After Sex

Tuesday, September 12, 7:30 pm

The band’s catalog has sold over 2.5 million records to date, amassing 1.8 billion Spotify streams, over 8.5 million monthly listeners, and 585 million+ YouTube streams.

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8Wayne Newton

Wednesday, September 13, 7:30 pm

Wayne Newton known as Mr. Las Vegas is coming to The Ryman.

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9Anthony Jeselnik

Thursday, September 14, 7 pm

Anthony Jeselnik is a stand-up comedian from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He can currently be seen on his podcast, THE JESELNIK AND ROSENTHAL VANITY PROJECT, alongside co-host Gregg Rosenthal.

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10Rhiannon Giddens

Friday, September 15, 8 pm

Singer/songwriter and banjo prodigy, Giddens extends her North American Tour with a stop in Nashville.

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11Reckless Kelly

Saturday, September 16, 8 pm

Reckless Kelly will be joined by Jason Boland, and The Stragglers.

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Sunday, September 17, 7:30 pm

Ben Haggerty, better known by his stage name Macklemore, is an American rapper is coming to The Ryman.

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13Stephen Sanchez

Friday, September 17, 8 pm

Singer-songwriter. He released his debut  What Was, Not Now, in October 2021. His most well known song is “Until I Found You” and has garnered fans on TikTok.

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14Explosions in the Sky

Saturday, September 18, 7:30 pm

The band from Austin, Texas is bringing their music to Nashville.

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15Daniel Tosh

Comedian Daniel Tosh is bringing his Sweet T Tour to Nashville.

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16Larry Fleet

Friday, September 22, 8 pm

On September 24, Fleet will release his brand-new, full-length album, STACK OF RECORDS, produced by studio ace Joey Moi.

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17Tommy Emmanuel

Saturday, September 23, 7:30 pm

Tommy Emmanuel has achieved enough musical milestones to satisfy several lifetimes. Or at least they would if he was the kind of artist who was ever satisfied. At the age of six, he was touring regional Australia with his family band. By 30, he was a rock n’ roll lead guitarist burning up stadiums in Europe.

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18Ringo Starr

Sunday, September 24, 7:30 pm

To date Ringo has released 23 solo records, which includes 14 studio albums, and continues to tour regularly with his All Starr Band. Ringo’s music, as a solo artist and as a Beatle, is permeated with his personality – his warmth and humor, his exceptional musicianship – have given us songs we all know and love:

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19Nashville Reunion

Monday, September 25, 7:30 pm

The show Nashville will have a reunion with performances by Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, and more.

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Thursday, September 28, 7:30 pm

SWITCHFOOT consists of Jon Foreman (vocals, guitar), Tim Foreman (bass), Jerome Fontamillas (keys, guitar) and Chad Butler (drums).

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21Little Feat

Friday-Saturday, September 29-30, 7:30 pm

Little Feat is the classic example of a fusion of many styles and musical genres made into something utterly distinctive.  Their brilliant  musicianship transcends boundaries, uniting California rock, funk, folk, jazz, country, rockabilly, and New Orleans swamp boogie into a rich gumbo, that has been leading people in joyful dance ever since.

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22The Mars Volta

Sunday, October 1, 7:30 pm

Formed by guitarist/composer Omar Rodríguez-López and singer/lyricist Cedric Bixler-Zavala, The Mars Volta rose from the ashes of El Paso punk-rock firebrands At The Drive-In in 2001.

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23Brian Seltzer

Monday, October 2, 7:30 pm

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and 3-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER is a “Musician’s Musician” credited with continually taking chances with innovative and daring musical styles.

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24Janelle Monae

Tuesday, October 3, 8 pm

Janelle Monae brings her unique style of music to The Ryman.

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25Warren Zeiders

Wednesday, October 4, 7:30 pm

Zeiders has released his first new tracks of 2023—“West Texas Weather” and “Pretty Little Poison”—and performed his first show outside the US in Queensland, Australia at CMC Rocks QLD. Zeiders and his band have just begun a year of non-stop touring including stops at Stagecoach Festival 2023 celebrating his 100th show to date and Nashville’s CMA Festival, among others.

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26Gregory Alan Isakov

Thursday-Friday, October 5-6, 7:30 pm

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and now calling Colorado home, horticulturist/musician Gregory Alan Isakov has cast an impressive presence on the indie-rock and folk worlds.

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27Lucinda Williams

Saturday, October 7, 8 pm

Lucinda Williams announced a fall tour kicking off in Nashville this October in support of her latest album Stories from a Rock n Roll Heart.

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28Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin

Sunday, October 8, 7:30 pm

With hits like “Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her,” Mary Chapin Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards (with 16 nominations), two CMA awards, two Academy of Country Music awards and is one of only fifteen female members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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29Pat Metheny

Monday, October 9, 7:30 pm

The jazz guitarist will make a stop in Nashville this fall.

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30The Prine Family Presents

Tuesday, October 10, 7:30 pm

Following the massive success of last year’s inaugural event, The Prine Family will present the second annual “You Got Gold: Celebrating the Songs of John Prine” this October in Nashville, with shows at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater (October 8), The Basement East (October 9) and the historic Ryman Auditorium (October 10, Prine’s birthday).

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31Raphael Saadiq

Wednesday, October 11, 8 pm

Multi-award-winning artist, songwriter, film & television composer, and producer Raphael Saadiq has announced Raphael Saadiq Revisits Tony! Toni! Toné!, the Just Me & You Tour.

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32Jason Isbell and the 400

October 12-22, 8 pm

Jason Isbell will have a residency at The Ryman. There will be eight shows with different special guests.

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33Renee Rapp

Monday, October 16, 7:30 pm

Rapp brings her debut album on the road with “Snow Hard Feelings” Tour.

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34Nick Cave

Tuesday, October 17, 8 pm

Nick Cave announced a North American Tour kicking off in Asheville and stopping in Nashville.

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35Wheeler Walker, Jr.

Wednesday, October 18, 7:30 pm

Wheeler Walker Jr. announced a fall tour stopping at The Ryman.

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Monday-Tuesday, October 23-24, 7:30 pm

Kesha is a singer-songwriter who has sold 33 million tracks and ringtones. Currently, Kesha is out on tour in support of her new album Gag Order.

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