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Music City Grand Prix Releases Full Lineup

A new family fun zone, plus 2023 artists include: Flo Rida, Vince Neil, Chris Janson, Megan Moroney, Gavin DeGraw and more.

The third annual Big Machine Music City Grand Prix returns for the NTT Indycar Series on August 4 – 6, 2023 at Nissan Stadium.

Music City Grand Prix released the musical guests lineup for this year. Artists scheduled to perform include Flo Rida, Vince Neil, Chris Janson, Megan Moroney, Gavin DeGraw, Tim Dugger, Frank Ray, Jay DeMarcus, Jason Crabb, Dillion Carmichael, Mae Estes, Ryan Griffin, Connor McCutheon, and more. See the schedule below of musical performances in bold.

FREEDOM FRIDAY August 4

9:30 AM – Gates Open
9:30 AM – TEZZA (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
10:00 AM–TRANS AM SERIES Practice P1
10:45 AM – Jillian Cardarelli (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
11:30 PM – SRO GT AMERICA Practice P1
12:00 PM – ZOEE (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
12:05 PM – SRO GR CUP Practice P1
1:00 PM – TRANS AM SERIES Practice P2
1:30 PM – Connor McCutcheon (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
1:50 PM – INDY NXT Practice P1
3:00 PM– American Blonde (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
3:00 PM – NTT INDYCAR SERIES Practice P1
4:15 PM – Ryan Griffin (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
4:30 PM – STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS Practice / Qualifying
5:30 PM– Special Guest (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
6:05pm – SRO GT AMERICA Practice P2
7:00 PM – Wesley Mortgage FREEDOM FRIDAY TRIBUTE CONCERT featuring Brian Kelley (Florida-Georgia Line), Chris Janson, Vince Neil (Motley Crue), Gavin Degraw, and other special guests featuring Sixwire. (Zyn Main Stage)
9:30 PM – Track/Gates Close

RACE DAY Saturday, August 5

7:00 AM- REGISTRATION “Music City Miles & Memories” Bike/Walk/Ride/Ruck/Run
8:00 AM – “Music City Miles & Memories” Bike/Walk/Ride/Ruck/Run with Memories of Honor
8:30 AM – Gates Open
9:00 AM- INDY NXT PRACTICE
9:00 AM – Neon Union (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
9:40 AM – Tiera Kennedy (iHeartRadio Country Stage)

10:00 AM  – NTT INDYCAR SERIES PRACTICE P2
11:15 AM  – TRANS AM SERIES QUALIFYING
11:30 AM– Frank Ray (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
12:20 PM –  INDY NXT QUALIFYING
12:45 PM – Dillon Carmichael (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
1:00 PM – NTT INDYCAR Series Qualifying / Firestone Fast 6
2:45 PM – Danielle Bradbery (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
3:00 PM – Trans Am Race
3:45 PM – Megan Moroney (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
4:15 PM  – SRO GT AMERICA QUALIFYING
4:35 PM  – SRO GR CUP QUALIFYING
5:15 PM – NTT INDYCAR SERIES FINAL PRACTICE
6:30 PM– Stadium Super Trucks Race 1
6:45 PM – DJ Hish (Zyn Main Stage)
7:05 PM– FLO RIDA (Zyn Main Stage)

7:15 PM – SRO GR Cup Race 1
7:55 PM – SRO GT America Race 1
9:30 PM – Track/Gates Close

NTT INDYCAR SERIES Sunday, August 6

7:30 AM – Gates Open
8:00 AM – Exotic Car Show (Zyn Main Stage)
9:00 AM – Red Street Records Presents Jay DeMarcus, Jason Crabb, Consumed By Fire, Cade Thompson & Iveth Luna (The Fish Stage)
9:05 AM – INDY NXT Race
10:05 AM – NTT INDYCAR Series Pre-Race Ceremonies
10:15 AM – Mae Estes (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
11:30 AM– NTT INDYCAR Series Big Machine Music City Grand Prix
2:00 PM– Tim Dugger (iHeartRadio Country Stage)
2:30 PM – Stadium Super Trucks Race 2
3:20 PM – SRO GT America Race 2
4:10 PM– SRO GR Cup Race 2
6:00 PM – Track/Gates Close

What’s New?

  • New Family Fun Zone with Shade Tent and Misting Fans!
  • Added additional free Water Stations throughout event grounds
  • GT America and GR Cup Saturday Night Race experience for fans. Don’t miss the great views as the cars race under the bright city lights.
  • New start time at 11:30am on Sunday for the NTT INDYCAR Series main event.
  • Turn 9 Club –  the most action-packed corner in INDYCAR.
  • Increased capacity in NetJets Club RPM presented by Flatrock Motorclub.
  • Cumberland Stage moved to the Fan Zone with live music throughout the day.

Find tickets here.

 

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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.