Nashville's Moon Taxi to kick off NFL Draft with free concert

Posted at 11:13 AM, Apr 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-18 12:13:56-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — It was announced on Thursday morning that indie-alt rock band, Moon Taxi will kick off the 2019 NFL Draft weekend with a free performance.

The Nashville-based band will perform on the main draft stage on April 25.

They will be followed on the 26th by a free Tim McGraw concert and on the 27th when Dierks Bentley performs free of charge.

Many other artists will also grace Nashville with free shows during the Draft weekend.

You can view the full list of artists below:

Draft Main Stage on Lower Broadway
Moon Taxi will perform prior to selection activities on Thursday. The McGraw and Bentley concerts will both begin at the conclusion of selection activities on Friday and Saturday. Sixwire will serve as house band.
Thursday, April 25: Moon Taxi with CeCe Winans singing the National Anthem
Friday, April 26: Tim McGraw
Saturday, April 27: Dierks Bentley with Lindsay Ell opening

NFL Draft Experience Stage
Thursday, April 25:
New North (Americana)
Striking Matches (alternative rock, pop rock and blues rock)
Mikky Ekko (alternative)

Friday, April 26:
Jessy Wilson (neo soul/rock)
Willie Jones (country)
Kid Politics (indie pop)
Jonny P (soul)
Charlie Worsham (country singer-songwriter)
Rayland Baxter (alternative)

Saturday, April 27:
Ryan Hurd (country)
Katie Schecter (rock and roll and soul)
Jason Eskridge (soul)
Three Star Revival (soul/jam/funk/Americana/rock)
Andrew Combs (indie folk)
Charles Esten (country/rock “Nashville” TV show star)