Nashville Prepping For NYE Bash On Broadway

Posted at 10:55 PM, Dec 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-28 23:55:32-05

Preparations have begun for this week’s New Year’s Eve celebrations in downtown Nashville. 

The Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway New Years Eve event is expected to bring an estimated 150,000 people to the streets of Nashville. 

The event will feature seven bands: Kings of Leon, Chris Stapleton, and Kelsea Ballerini, Sugar & The Hi-Lows, The Whigs, Wild Cub, and LANco on two separate stages. 

The event will also host more than 200 pounds of confetti and a fireworks show that will last approximately five minutes. 

Numerous Honky Tonks, bars, and restaurants are hosting New Years Eve parties, like ACME Feed & Seed. While some parties, like the one at ACME, are sold out, others still have tickets available or are first-come first-serve. 

The Bash on Broadway itself is free to all who care to attend. 

Crews worked throughout Sunday afternoon to assemble and install the star of Music City's New Year’s celebration: the music note. 

The giant eighth-note was positioned on a 145-foot tower down on Broadway, where it will hang out until making the big drop at midnight Thursday. 

For those who will be celebrating Thursday, there are safe options to get you home if you’re too impaired to drive. 

Beginning at 9 p.m., MTA busses will offer free rides on all routes until 2:30 a.m.

You can call 1-800-FREE-RIDES (1-800-373-3743) for more information or visit to see full bus routes.