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Live Music Founders Square Stage

The roster of artists for 2021’s 5th Summer Salute Festival will be announced as the summer arrives and the schedule is confirmed so stay tuned.

Hoptown’s Summer Salute Festival is packed full of great music on the Founders Square stage from Friday at noontime through all day Saturday. On Saturday night the attention shifts to the huge Justice Center main stage and the festival headliners. And ALL of the performances are absolutely free for festival fans to enjoy!

The Friday night energy comes to a red hot glow when Nashville’s Jimmy Church Band delights thousands of festival faithful each year with Jimmy’s traditional “Hoptown Homecoming Show” that brings everyone together to jam with the iconic front man. Now in his 70s, Jimmy Church continues to amaze his huge Summer Salute fan base with a soulful trip through Motown classics to today’s hot dance tunes. Friday night festival tradition is “Jimmy Church Night” at Summer Salute!

Jimmy Church

Jimmy Church Band

Jimmy's Band

Jimmy Church Band

Jimmy Church

Jimmy Church Band

2021's 5th Summer Salute Festival Artists To Be Announced

The roster of artists for 2021’s 5th Summer Salute Festival will be announced as the summer arrives and the schedule is confirmed so stay tuned.

Hoptown’s Summer Salute Festival is packed full of great music on the Founders Square stage from Friday at noontime through all day Saturday. On Saturday night the attention shifts to the huge Justice Center main stage and the festival headliners. And ALL of the performances are absolutely free for festival fans to enjoy!

The Friday night energy comes to a red hot glow when Nashville’s Jimmy Church Band delights thousands of festival faithful each year with Jimmy’s traditional “Hoptown Homecoming Show” that brings everyone together to jam with the iconic front man. Now in his 70s, Jimmy Church continues to amaze his huge Summer Salute fan base with a soulful trip through Motown classics to today’s hot dance tunes. Friday night festival tradition is “Jimmy Church Night” at Summer Salute!

Saturday night’s main stage has featured an incredible stable of legendary performers every year to belt out classic hits and sing-along tunes as the festival reaches a fever pitch when the sun goes down. Thousands of festival-goers have enjoyed this amazing list of award-winning artists, each sharing a truckload of #1 songs and favorites.

Diamond Rio

Diamond Rio

2016

Diamond Rio 2016

Diamond Rio

2016

Summer Salute Music Festical

Diamond Rio

2016

Tracy Lawrence

2017

Tracy Lawrence at Summer Salute

Tracy Lawrence

2017

Summer Salute Music

Tracy Lawrence

2017

Sawyer Brown

Sawyer Brown

2018

2018 Summer Salute

Sawyer Brown

2018

Sawyer Brown Band

Sawyer Brown

2018

Joe Diffie 2019

Joe Diffie

2019

Joe Diffie in 2019

Joe Diffie

2019

Summer Salute Music Festival

Joe Diffie

2019