Joyride is so excited to welcome this new entertainment venue into this ever-growing city!
The venue’s name — Ascend Amphitheater — was also announced on Thursday at a press conference featuring Mayor Karl Dean, Live Nation executive Bob Roux and Nashville Symphony President and CEO Alan Valentine. A slate of 21 shows were announced, including an Aug. 1 show headlined by Chicago and Earth Wind and Fire. The venue name was sponsored by Ascend Federal Credit Union.
Counting Crows, Smashing Pumpkins, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jill Scott, Widespread Panic and Hall & Oates were also among the artists announced for the 6,800 capacity amphitheater that is the centerpiece of the new Riverfront Park.
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