Thomas Rhett, Lainey Wilson, and more set for 2023 ‘New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash’


The headliners for New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash have been announced, with the annual event returning to CBS.  The New Year’s Eve party will be headlined by Thomas Rhett, Lainey Wilson and Lynyrd Skynyrd on the main stage at Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, airing live on Sunday, December 31st at 7:30 pm ET on the CBS Television Network and Paramount+.

CBS posted on X: “Ring in the new year with Country music’s biggest superstars like @Skynyrd, @ThomasRhett @laineywilson AND MORE during NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE: NASHVILLE’S BIG BASH, Sunday, December 31st on CBS! 🎉 #CBSNashvilleNYE”

Executive Producer Robert Deaton said in a statement: “Building on what we have established over the last two years by focusing on our artists, the fans and the vibrancy of downtown Nashville, this year’s lineup is shaping up to be our most exciting yet. We will celebrate 50 years of the iconic Southern Rock Band Lynyrd Skynyrd, the skyrocketing Lainey Wilson and country music superstar Thomas Rhett with over a dozen artists and special guests still to be announced. Nashville is quickly becoming THE destination for New Years Eve, and we are honored that CBS wants to help us continue to show off our music and incredible city with a new multi year deal!”

The main stage at Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park is free and open to the public; it is also home to the famed Music Note Drop at midnight.

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