New Year’s Eve ‘Bash’ rings in 2023, celebrates Songs City’s appeal

An estimated 210,000 attendees in Nashville’s Bicentennial Park gathered on an unseasonably warm winter season evening to ring in New Year’s Eve throughout the CBS-aired “New Year’s Eve: Nashville’s Major Bash” party.

Headliner Kelsea Ballerini joined Zac Brown Band, Brooks and Dunn and function openers, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, to highlight additional than 150 yrs of Audio Town enjoyment excellence. The festivities provided the midnight drop of the brightly illuminated musical notice in excess of the stage at the park, additionally an comprehensive fireworks display.

Audiences joined in at times through the six-hour application, which included tunes of the timeless sing-a-extended variety.

Brooks and Dunn done an prolonged set, like classics “Manufacturer New Gentleman” and “Neon Moon.” Most entertaining, even though, were being the humorous, impromptu interactions in between the veteran duo and their seasoned band as they awaited reside broadcast cues from CBS directors and producers throughout their hour-moreover established.

A smoke cloud lingers over while fireworks ignite during the Jack Daniel’s New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash at Bicentennial Park  in Nashville , Tenn., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.

Notably, as well, The War and Treaty — 2022’s Americana Music Award Duo of the 12 months — joined the Zac Brown Band to produce a rousing rendition of Aerosmith’s 50 percent-century-aged rock basic, “Sweet Emotion.” This, along with their current State New music Affiliation Awards duet with The Brothers Osborne on The Rolling Stones’ “It really is Only Rock’ n’ Roll (But I Like it)” and 2021 Academy of Nation New music Awards visual appearance with Dierks Bentley for a protect of U2’s “Pride (In The Identify Of Like),” proceeds the vocal tandem’s historical past of collaborations to produce an prolonged star-building minute in place music.

“Human beings gathering with each other to rejoice the ability of audio is enjoyable,” noted Zac Brown Band member Coy Bowles right before “Nashville’s Huge Bash.” “A rowdy crowd will see us, enthusiastic, taking part in not just the hits — but offering them everything we have.”

Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band performs during the Jack Daniel’s New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash at Bicentennial Park  in Nashville , Tenn., Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022.

Also essential to “Nashville’s Significant Bash” were co-hosts Jimmie Allen and Elle King. Allen’s trademark style sense was highlighted with a black leather duster coat and leather pants, an artfully weathered pink cowboy hat, crimson rhinestone-encrusted belt and pink leather boots. King continued her emerging custom of wearing tailor made-made western suits that includes intricate embroidered layouts. In this case, her fit was pink and black and matched Allen’s ensemble.