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June 25, 2024

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Cheekwood Winter Concert Series to Return

Ring in the new year with a diverse lineup of three concerts offering an array of musical experiences.

Ring in the new year as the Winter Concert Series returns to Cheekwood Estate & Gardens for the second year. The series takes place in Cheekwood’s elegant Massey Auditorium inside Botanic Hall, with a diverse lineup of three concerts offering an array of musical experiences. From big band jazz to Latin rhythms and New Orleans soul, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The concerts will take place in January and February 2024 at 7 p.m.

“We are thrilled to welcome this stellar lineup of world-class musicians and offer a way for guests to escape the winter blues in the bright and airy setting of Cheekwood’s Massey Auditorium,” says Director of Music & Public Programs, Mark Mason.

The Ryan Middagh Jazz Orchestra | January 27

Kick off the new year with the vibrance and warmth of big band jazz. Weaving an enchanting tapestry of sound, swinging with saxophones, trumpets, trombones and a dynamic rhythm section, the Ryan Middagh 18-piece Big Band bring lively melodies and robust rhythms to sweep away the winter blues.

Crescent City Hoodoo All-Stars | February 10 

Experience an unforgettable Mardi Gras celebration, featuring the Crescent City Hoodoo All-stars, led by incomparable Chris Walters. The band will perform the vibrant sounds of New Orleans, with classic jazz, blues, and soul tunes from neighborhoods such as the French Quarter, Mid City and Uptown.

Music City Latin Orchestra, directed by Giovanni Rodriguez | February 24 

The toe-tapping rhythms of Cuba and Latin America take center stage from the 13-piece Nashville Latin Orchestra, led by Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Giovanni Rodriguez. Immerse yourself in an unforgettable evening of sizzling melodies and classic orchestral salsa sounds that will warm the winter night and leave you dancing for days.

Concert tickets are $35 for Cheekwood members and $45 for non-members. Guests can purchase admission online at


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.