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Events at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Nashville Dancin'

Summer is hot in Music City and Thursday nights have gotten hotter. Nashville Dancin' presented by Dollar General brings free live music to Riverfront Park every Thursday night this summer. Great concert lineups cover all genres of music for every taste and every age*. It's the perfect beginning to a Music City summer weekend!

Concert Schedule

June 13

Donna the Buffalo, Tommy Malone, 18 South, The Lonely Biscuits

June 20

Shooter Jennings, Royal Southern Brotherhood, McCrary Sisters, Raelyn Nelson, Britt Ronstadt

June 27

Gabe Dixon, Delta Rae, The Vespers, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes


Derek St Holmes Band, Phoenix Stone, Molly Sue Gonzalez, The Cultivation


Mishka, Pat McLaughlin, Kansas Bible Company, TAR (Trapp, Abbott & Rhodes), Oak Creek Band

July 18

Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue, The Kingston Springs, Sol Cat, Roots of a Rebellion

July 25

Edwin McCain, The Kicks, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes, Modoc

*August 1 (21+ show)

Colt Ford, A Thousand Horses, Quaker City Nighthawks, Scarletta

Free Admission & Parking

All the concerts are free and open to the public. Free parking, too! Guests can park at LP Field for free on the nights of Nashville Dancin'. A free shuttle service is offered courtesy of Grand Avenue, or you can walk across the Pedestrian Bridge, getting a beautiful view of downtown Music City along the way. Gates open at 5pm. Festivities begin at 6pm. Nashville Dancin' is a family-friendly summer concert series.


Wanderland Urban Food Park is bringing a fleet of food trucks to the concert series each Thursday night. The Grilled Cheeserie, Riff's Fine Street Food, Deg Thai, Yayo's O.M.G., Hoss' Loaded Burgers, Pazze Italiano, Jeni's Ice Cream, Begley Brats & Dogs, and Blazen Dogs will serve a wide variety of food for every diner.


T-shirts designed by local artists Sheila B and Ryan McCauley will be for sale with 100% of the profits being donated to Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital, and PENCIL Foundation. Mobile clothing store, The Trunk, will be on site showcasing local designers and artist merchandise with 20% of proceeds from artist merch donated to the three charities.

Green Village

Guests can browse the Green Village to a variety of green products and services like a self-powered vehicle, EV charging stations, recycled art, and educational information about energy efficient lighting, wind power, solar panel installation, and more. Green Village is also the command center for onsite event recycling.

Charities Benefiting

The family-friendly event has chosen the following charities to spotlight this year: Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, and PENCIL Foundation. Donations will be accepted on site. Proceeds from the sale of designed t-shirts and artist merch will be donated to the three charities. A silent auction featuring local artists will also benefit these organizations.