Industry Events

September 30-October 2
Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas (two consecutive weekends)

October 5
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw receive stars at Nashville’s Music City Walk of Fame Park

October 7-9
Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas (two consecutive weekends)

October 8-11
46th Annual IEBA Conference at Nashville’s Omni

October 9
46th annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala at Nashville’s Music City Center

October 11

  • The 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards
  • IEBA Hall of Fame

October 14
Grammy Salute To Music Legends to honor The Recording Academy’s Special Merit Awards recipients for 2016, airs at 9 p.m. on PBS

October 20
2016 CMT Artists of the Year from Schermerhorn Symphony Center, airing at 8 p.m. ET/PT

October 25
Final ballot for CMA Awards closes at 6 p.m. CT

October 30
2016 SESAC Nashville Music Awards at the CMHoF (invitation-only)

October 31
54th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville (invitation-only)

November 1
64th annual BMI Country Awards at BMI’s Nashville office (invitation-only)

November 2
50th annual CMA Awards on ABC

November 4
First Grammy ballot due

November 9
6th Annual NATD Honors Gala at the Hermitage Hotel

December 3
63rd annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s held in downtown Nashville at 9 a.m. at the intersection of 8th avenue and Broadway

January 13
Final Grammy ballot due

January 31
Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve at Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

February 12
59th Annual Grammy Awards

February 22-24
CRS 2017

March 28-April 1
Tin Pan South

April 20-29
Nashville Film Festival at the Regal Hollywood Stadium 27

May 15-18
Music Biz 2017 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel