FCA Breakfast (Dec. 28, 7:30-9am, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center): An event hosted by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) organization. The participating universities are invited to attend the event. For more information, visit www.fcanashville.org or call 615.889.8808.
Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings(Dec. 28, 7pm, Bridgestone Arena): The Predators take on the 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings. For tickets, visit the Predators website.
Franklin American Mortgage Coaches Brunch presented by WKRN News 2 (Dec. 29, 9 -11am, Wildhorse Saloon): The official chalk talk is an event for the student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and fans in town for BOWL Week. Fans have a chance to interact with SEC & ACC players and coaches including an opportunity to have a Q & A session with both head coaches from the participating schools. The Brunch begins at 9am and is held at the Wildhorse Saloon on historic 2nd Avenue in the heart of THE DISTRICT, downtown Nashville. Franklin American Mortgage Company serves as the title sponsor, WKRN News 2 serves as presenting sponsor. The Franklin American Mortgage Tradition of Service Award will be presented to a deserving high school football student-athlete from the area. For event tickets* and information, call the Bowl office at 615.743.3130.
Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans (Dec. 29, Noon Kickoff, LP Field): AFC Divisional rivals square off at LP Field. For tickets contact the Tennessee Titans box office at 615.565.4000.
The Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl World Hot Chicken Eating Championship (December 29, 4pm, 1st Avenue and Broadway): Come watch professional and amateur eaters compete as they devour Nashville's famous dish! All are welcome to watch at the stage on 1st Avenue and Broadway. Stay and enjoy MusicFest and Battle of the Bands after!
MusicFest & Battle of the Bands (Dec. 29, 5-7pm, Downtown Nashville, 1st Avenue & Broadway): Nashville's calling card is music. From country to rock to bluegrass, jazz and R&B, Music City is home to some of the best musicians and entertainment in the world. MusicFest is the ultimate party atmosphere downtown the night before the game. Thousands of fans will converge on world-famous 2nd Avenue (corner of 2nd & Broadway) for the outdoor party featuring SEC & ACC bands and cheerleaders. A FREE concert will take place prior to the Battle of the Bands beginning at 5pm. Multiple venues will open their doors to Bowl fans for a memorable downtown event where various genres of live music will play. Show your Bowl Patch (Patches available via MusicCityBowl.com) and receive special Fan discounts at participating Patch Partner locations. Admission is FREE! The event is from 5 - 7pm. Open to the general public. The Jack Daniels Experience will be available for fans from 4 - 8pm.
Downtown Gameday Activities (Dec. 30, Downtown, Lower Broadway): SEC and ACC fans will have an opportunity to experience fan activities prior to kickoff. Downtown on Lower Broadway at the Court of Flags (1st Ave. & Broadway), the participating SEC Team Pep Rally will begin at 10:15am followed by the ACC Team Pep Rally at 11am. Downtown Nashville is a great built-in tailgate atmosphere and block party with restaurants and entertainment venues within walking distance.
Family Zone Area at LP Field (Dec. 30, 11:30am - Kickoff, LP Field): Open to the general public, fans from the SEC and ACC will have an opportunity to play within steps from LP Field in the South End Zone Area Lot R (admission is Free). Interactive games will be provided for the entire family. It's a great start for gameday and a great way to be a part of all of the pageantry of the Bowl. Festivities begin at 11:30am. Open to the general public.
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl (Dec. 30, 2:15pm Kickoff, LP Field): The Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl is one of the hottest post-season Bowl games in America with the ACC and the SEC Conferences set to square off in Music City at LP Field on Monday, December 31 at 2:15pm CST. Broadcast live on ESPN and through the Nevada Sports Radio national network and locally on 104.5 The Zone, the Bowl is Nashville's Holiday Tradition. The ACC and SEC feature some of the largest, most loyal, and rabid college football fans in the country. Get the Patch (visit MusicCityBowl.com) - the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl's official backstage pass for Fans to receive unique discounts and opportunities at participating Patch Partner locations. For ADA accommodations, contact 615.743.3130.
Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings (Dec. 30, 7pm, Bridgestone Arena): The Predators renew their longtime rivalry with the Detroit Red Wings. For tickets, visit the Predators website.
Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway (Dec. 31, 7:30pm - Midnight): Open to the general public, ring in the New Year and rock out the old with thousands of your closest friends at Nashville's New Year's Eve party on downtown's lower Broad. Bring your party hats. Make some noise and count down to the fireworks at midnight. The Jack Daniels Experience will be available for fans beginning at 4pm. Live music on the Main Stage begins at 7:30pm and the Fireworks & "Drop" at the stroke of Midnight. Brett Eldredge and Blackberry Smoke will perform, along with headliner Hank Williams, Jr. Open to the general public. Concert is FREE.