5 Live Music Acts to See This Weekend


1.Stephanie Adlington at Gray’s on Main: Stephanie has a jazzicana style voice with blended sounds similar to Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Johnny Mercer and Flannery O’Connor. This local singer often plays at venues such as Sambuca and Acme Feed & Seed.

Come see Stephanie at Gray’s on Main this Friday night at 9:00 p.m. Gray’s is located at 332 Main Street, Franklin.

2.New Revival and Maximus at The PondThe New Revival has taken rock n’ roll to where it has been longing to be; soaring vocals, grooving guitars, and a drummer and bass player who know what it means to be locked in with one another.

The young group Maximus had already shared the stage with national touring acts, headlined for large interactive crowds, and recorded with national artists as guest musicians and was offered a recording contract with Atlanta based CBM Records under the guidance of Kimberly James. With one single already spinning on FM stations worldwide, Maximus offers an explosive live experience for fans everywhere.

Come see these rock n’ roll bands at The Pond on Sunday night at 10:30 p.m. The Pond is located at 321 Independence Square, Franklin. Cover is $3, must be 21 and up.

3.Chris Wallin at Puckett’s Franklin: Chris made his way to Nashville where he soon landed his first songwriting deal with “King Lizard Music” that began his professional career. Since then Chris has had numerous songs recorded, most recently was his 1 hit singles with Toby Keith “Love Me If You Can”, Kenny Chesney “Don’t Blink” spent 6 weeks at number one and Montgomery Gentry’s multi-week smash “Something To Be Proud Of.” He’s also had top five hits with “I’m Tryin’” by Trace Adkins, and “Speed” by Montgomery Gentry.

Come see Chris Wallin at Puckett’s, 120 4th Ave South, Franklin this Saturday night from 8:30-10:00 p.m. Cover is $12.

4.The 1969 Band at Wild Wing Cafe: The 1969 Band has been rockin’ parties, clubs and weddings since 1979. With a catalog that spans from Motown to Sinatra, the 1969 Band delivers with a four-piece horn section backed by a four-piece rhythm section, with two lead singers to rock you into the night.

The 1969 Band will be at Wild Wing Cafe, 545 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklin, this Friday night at 9:00 p.m.

5. Bill Anderson at the Franklin Theatre: Bill has been voted Songwriter Of The Year six times, Male Vocalist Of The Year, half of the Duet Of The Year with both Jan Howard and Mary Lou Turner, has hosted and starred in the Country Music Television Series Of The Year, seen his band voted Band Of The Year, and in 1975 was voted membership in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Since 1997, Bill has also hosted the highly-rated television series on RFD-TV, “Country’s Family Reunion,” a show where legendary country stars sit alongside both their peers and newcomers to the industry, singing their songs and swapping their stories.

Bill Anderson will be performing at the Franklin Theatre at at 419 Main Street, Franklin on Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. Click here to get tickets.