The Big Machine Music City Grand Prix is Next Month

Jul 18, 2023 at 05:05 pm by WGNS News

Photo by Scott Walker

NASHVILLE, TN - Area race fans and music lovers and getting excited about the upcoming Indycar race. The third annual Big Machine Music City Grand Prix will be back in downtown Nashville next month for the NTT Indycar Series on August 4th through the 6th at Nissan Stadium. Race fans and music lovers will have the chance to experience the best and brightest on the track and on the stages.


“Music has been a big part of the experience since we launched in 2021 and this year is no different. We are bringing fans the best and brightest artists on the scene today,” said Jason Rittenberry, President & COO, Big Machine Music City Grand Prix. 

Music programming will complement the race programming across the 3-day event weekend. The action-packed, three-day festival weekend features the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, along with Indy NXT, GT America, GR Cup, the Big Machine Spiked Cooler Trans Am TA2 Series and Stadium SUPER Trucks.

This years Freedom Friday concert is a partnership between the MTSU Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center and the fine folks at the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix. The concert on August 4th will begin at 7 that Friday evening and honor Veterans, first responders and frontline heroes.

Friday, August 4

  • 9:30a – Gates Open

  • 12:00p – ZOEE (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 1:30p – Connor McCutcheon (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 3:00p – American Blonde (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 4:15p – Ryan Griffin (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 5:30p – Special Guest (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 7:00p – Wesley Mortgage FREEDOM FRIDAY TRIBUTE CONCERT featuring Rock Legend Vince Neil, Chris Janson, Gavin DeGraw & More (Zyn Main Stage)

  • 9:30p – Track/Gates Close

Saturday, August 5

  • 8:30a – Gates Open

  • 9:00a – Neon Union (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 9:40a – Special Guest (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 11:30a – Frank Ray (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 12:45p – Dillon Carmichael (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 1:00p – NTT INDYCAR Series Qualifying / Firestone Fast 6

  • 2:45p – Special Guest (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 3:00p – Trans Am Race

  • 3:45p – Megan Moroney (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 6:30p – Stadium Super Trucks Race 1

  • 6:45p – DJ Hish (Zyn Main Stage)

  • 7:05p – FLO RIDA (Zyn Main Stage)

  • 7:15p – SRO GR Cup Race 1

  • 7:55p – SRO GT America Race 1

  • 9:30p – Track/Gates Close

Sunday, August 6

  • 7:30a – Gates Open

  • 8:00a – Exotic Car Show (Zyn Main Stage)

  • 9:00a – Red Street Records Presents Jay DeMarcus, Jason Crabb, Consumed By Fire, Cade Thompson & Iveth Luna (Praise Stage)

  • 9:05a – INDY NXT Race

  • 10:05a – NTT INDYCAR Series Pre-Race Ceremonies

  • 10:15a – Mae Estes (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 11:30a – NTT INDYCAR Series Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

  • 2:00p – Tim Dugger (iHeartRadio Stage)

  • 2:30p – Stadium Super Trucks Race 2

  • 3:20p – SRO GT America Race 2

  • 4:10p – SRO GR Cup Race 2

  • 6:00p – Track/Gates Close



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