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Bluebird on the Mountain Tickets Go On Sale April 18

Don't get boxed out! Bluebird on the Mountain at Dyer Observatory is one of the area's most sought-after tickets!

Tickets for the wildly popular Bluebird on the Mountain for May 18, 2024 go on sale this Thursday, April 18, at noon. The concert series — presented with the world famous Bluebird Cafe — happens monthly through October. Much sought-after tickets-by-the-carload are released on specific dates one month prior to each event. They sell out quickly and are currently showing approximately $206 on Eventbrite for a carload of eight. To score tickets, keep refreshing the page when attempting to purchase. Tickets are not officially sold out until the words “sold out” appear. Upcoming 2024 monthly dates are: May 18 / June 29 / July 27 / August 17 / September 21 / October 12. 

Bluebird on the Mountain

To enjoy music from some of Nashville’s top players and bask in the sunset, families and friends travel to the Observatory by the carload. They bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnics to relax and revel on the hilltop’s front lawn.

Bluebird on the Mountain concerts happen around the portico of the Observatory. Once the stars appear, the telescope is opened on the patio so guests can view the celestial landscape above. Artists who will perform are announced closer to the event date for each month’s installment.

Key Info to Know

— Gates open two hours before concert time for picnicking, shopping merchandise and entering raffles.

— A ticket admits one car with up to eight people in it. The ticket price covers everyone in your car. Everyone entering on one ticket must do so in a single car.

— No one is allowed to walk in or use ride shares as it presents a safety hazard.

Stay in your vehicle until it is parked for safety reasons.

— RV’s or other oversized vehicles are not allowed unless special permission has been granted prior to arrival.

— Dyer Observatory is a park-like setting surrounded by Radnor Lake State Park. Bug spray, a blanket or tarp on the grass, and avoidance of nearby plants are highly recommended.

— Bring lawn chairs, blankets, low tables, coolers, food and beverages of any kind. Seating is not provided.

— No pets are allowed on the property (including inside cars). Service animals are welcome.

— A Vanderbilt medic and police will be on site.

Smoking and firearms are not allowed.

— VU may take photos for social media and VU cannot protect you from being photographed by others.

— Rain dates will be announced if necessary. In the event of a cancellation, you will have the option of transferring your ticket to the new date or request a refund.

Dyer Observatory is located at 1000 Oman Drive in Brentwood. For tickets to Bluebird on the Mountain, go here.


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