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October 01, 2022

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Check Out the Lineup for Nashville’s New Year’s Eve Bash

This year's New Year's Eve special will feature Brooks & Dunn, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town, Zac Brown Band and more.

Some of country music’s biggest names will help celebrate the new year when CBS presents New Year’s Eve: Nashville’s Big Bash returns on Saturday, Dec. 31. The production will are from 7 – 9 p.m. and then 7:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream on Paramount+. The inaugural broadcast in 2021 peaked with 5.51 million viewers in the midnight hour.

Originating from downtown Nashville across multiple locations, the star-studded special will be packed with performances celebrating the excitement and anticipation of a new year. The first round of performers announced to ring in the new year include Brooks & Dunn, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town and Zac Brown Band. Additional artists and information about the special will be announced at a later date.

Music City has built an outstanding reputation for throwing the most musical New Year’s celebration and country’s biggest party. The five-hour celebration features nearly 50 performances from locations across the city, including the main stage in Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. The broadcast will cross multiple time zones, with the traditional countdown at midnight ET, culminating with the renowned Nashville Music Note Drop and fireworks at midnight CT.

Paramount+ Premium subscribers will have access to stream Nashville’s New Year’s Eve Bash live via the live feed of their local CBS affiliate on the service as well as on demand. Essential-tier subscribers will have access to on-demand the day after the special airs.

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.