5 Concerts to Attend this Weekend

1. Brit Floyd: 40 Years of the Wall

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TPAC
505 Deaderick Street, Nashville
Friday, August 2, 8 p

Brit Floyd, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show, returns to the stage in 2019 with its most ambitious and best production yet, a very special 40th Anniversary retrospective of Pink Floyd’s iconic rock opera, ‘The Wall’. Released in November 1979, a semi-autobiographical concept album from the mind of Pink Floyd founding member Roger Waters, The Wall remains one of the biggest selling albums of all time, and an important moment in Rock music history. As well as performing a host of musical highlights from The Wall, Brit Floyd will perform classic gems from The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Division Bell plus lots more. The Brit Floyd Show has truly become a phenomenon, widely regarded as the world’s greatest live tribute to Pink Floyd. Faithfully recreating the scale and pomp of the final 1994 Division Bell tour, complete with a stunning million dollar light show, large circle screen, and arch plus moving lights, lasers, inflatables, and theatrics.

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2. Jerry Garcia 77th Birthday Celebration

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Basement East
917 Woodland Avenue, Nashville
Friday, August 2- Saturday, August 3, 8:30 p

Jerry Garcia’s 77th Birthday celebration will feature the Los Colognes & FUTUREBIRDS house band with special guest performers! LOS COLOGNES & FUTUREBIRDS HOUSE BAND w/ special guests… Allen Thompson Captain Midnight Band Craig Jackson Daniel Donato Hooteroll? Jonathan Childers (Blank Range) Kristina Murray Luke Schneider (Margo Price) Natchez Tracers Nicki Bluhm members of The Stolen Faces Trevor Terndrup (Moon Taxi) and a TON more to be announced! August 2 & 3 at 8:30 pm.

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3. Shawn Mendes:The Tour

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Bridgestone Arena
501 Broadway, Nashville
Friday, August 2, 8 p

Supporting the release of his self-titled third album, multi-platinum and chart-topping singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes is on the road in 2019 on a global arena tour.  “Shawn Mendes: The Tour” will mark his third global headline tour, following his sold-out 2017 arena trek, coming to Bridgestone Arena August 2, 2019.

Shawn’s highly anticipated, self-titled third album was released on May 25th via Island Records. The album follows 2016’s double platinum Illuminate which spawned 3 Top 10 radio hits, and 2014’s Handwritten which included the 7x platinum smash #1 single “Stitches,” both of which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan,” the first two tracks off the upcoming album, released to rave reviews and received critical acclaim from outlets including Rolling Stone, Billboard, the New York Times and Variety.

Both tracks have already experienced massive success, soaring to the #1 and #2 spots on the overall iTunes chart in the U.S, Top 5 on iTunes in 50 countries, and holding the #1 and #2 spots on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlist. The newly released third song off of the album, “Youth” featuring Khalid has already reached #1 on iTunes in the US. Additional yet-to-be-released tracks on the album include “Fallin’ All In You” (co-written by Ed Sheeran), “Particular Taste” (co-written by Ryan Tedder), and “Like To Be You” featuring Julia Michaels who co-wrote the song; the song also features a guitar solo from John Mayer, who produced the track

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4. Papa Roach “Who Do You Trust?” Tour

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Nashville Municipal Auditorium
417 4th Avenue North, Nashville
Saturday, August 3, 7 p

Papa Roach camp is coming to Nashville this weekend. Not only is there a stop on the tour here but Papa Roach is working on a new album and has released two new tracks, “Renegade Music” and “Who Do You Trust?” A month later, they dropped a third new track, “Not The Only One” and revealed the title of their upcoming album: Who Do You Trust? Joining Papa Roach will be Asking Alexandria and Bad Wolves.

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5. Blackfoot Gypsies

Mercy Lounge
1 Cannery Row, Nashville
Friday, August 2, 10 p

The Blackfoot Gypsies have unleashed a set of original roadhouse rockin’ tunes with To the Top, on Plowboy Records. The Nashville, Tennessee based powerhouse quartet demonstrate raucous energy and soul on this collection delivering their take on white-knuckled rock’n’roll. Across the 15 tracks of To the Top, the Blackfoot Gypsies fuse their influences of swamp blues cool, downhome hillbilly funk and homegrown punk panache.

The band’s brew of rock, hillbilly and blues began in 2010 when Oregon native, guitarist and singer Matthew Paige moved to Nashville and hooked up with drummer and Music City native Zack Murphy.

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