06/16/2015

Ascend lineup adds Florence + The Machine, Jackson

Ascend Amphitheater continues adding to its initial concert lineup with the addition of shows by Florence + The Machine, My Morning Jacket and Janet Jackson.

Florence + The Machine will play the new riverfront amphitheater on Oct. 9 with tickets going on sale at noon Friday. My Morning Jacket, fresh off its set at Bonnaroo, will return to Nashville on Aug. 6. Tickets for that concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday

And Janet Jackson will play Ascend Amphitheater on Sept. 27, with tickets going on sale at 10 a.m. Monday.

Eric Church will play the debut concert at the city-owned amphitheater, which is operated by Live Nation. Church will play acoustic sets and he's already sold out two performances slated for July 30 and July 31. Phish has also sold out its Aug. 4 concert.

Other artists lined up include Jill Scott, Old Crow Medicine Show and Widespread Panic. For more information visit www.ascendamphitheater.com.

Reach Nate Rau at 615-259-8094 and on Twitter @tnnaterau.

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