Ruth Eckerd Hall Presents CMT's NASHVILLE In Concert
Stars of the hit CMT series Nashville will embark on a fourth U.S. concert tour this summer, playing 11 shows in July and August, which includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Tuesday, July 25 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 5 at noon. The U.S. tour comes on the heels of a highly successful 10-show international tour that has already sold out multiple concerts in the UK and Ireland. For a complete list of tour dates visit http://www.opry.com/nashvilletour.
The tour is set to feature cast members CLARE BOWEN, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten and Jonathan Jackson. Esten was just announced as the host of the upcoming 2017 CMT Music Awards. Tour stops will feature songs from the series as well as the artists' original material.
"This tour has become a celebration of everything fans around the world appreciate about the TV series Nashville, " said Opry Entertainment President Steve Buchanan. "Our audience loves the stories the series tells and the music used to tell them. The tour brings our storytellers, their music and fans together in a way that gets more exciting to witness every year, both internationally and here at home."
The second half of Season 5 of Nashville is set to premiere on CMT on Thursday, June 1 at 9 pm ET/PT, with Season 6 of the series scheduled to begin airing in early 2018. Hulu will continue to bring Nashville fans their favorite series 24/7 by making all episodes available to stream just one-day after they air on CMT. Fans can catch up on all past episodes of the series now, only on Hulu.
Nashville airs in 225 territories worldwide, including the United Kingdom. In its fifth season in the U.S., the series has been a record-breaker for CMT, where episodes have become the network's most-watched original series telecasts ever. Since its debut, the show has inspired multiple Music of Nashville soundtracks as well as a Christmas album, collectively selling more than a million soundtracks and millions more single tracks to date.
Now in its fifth season, the fan-favorite hit series Nashville is set against the backdrop of the city's music scene and follows the lives of country music superstars as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. Music City can mean so many things to different people. In Nashville, musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm, driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.
Nashville stars Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, CLARE BOWEN as Scarlett O'Connor, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad. In addition, this season features Joseph David-Jones as Clay, Rhiannon Giddens as Hallie Jordan, Jeff Nording as Brad Maitland and Cameron Scoggins as Zach Welles, as well as Rachel Bilson and Kaitlin Doubleday. Nashville is executive produced by Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick, CALLIE KHOURI and Steve Buchanan.
Tickets priced at $78.75, $58.75, $43.25 will be available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office, by calling 727.791.7400 or visiting www.RuthEckerdHall.com. The Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office is open Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm and one hour prior to show time. A very limited VIP Package, which includes a premium seat and meet & greet opportunity is also available.
Ruth Eckerd Hall, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, owned by the City of Clearwater, manages and operates 2,200-seat Ruth Eckerd Hall, the 200-seat Murray Theatre, the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts, the 750-seat Capitol Theatre and Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road. Our mission is: Changing lives through the performing arts.
Ruth Eckerd Hall was named #10 theater venue in the world and within that same ranking #6 in the United States, by industry trade publication Pollstar in 2016. Designed by the prestigious Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Ruth Eckerd Hall is known for its fantastic sightlines and near-perfect acoustics