See photos from the inaugural concerts of the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix
the Big Machine Music City Grand Prize drove through Nashville over the weekend and Nashville-style, every race day topped off with live music.
The event, which included the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES, SRO GT America, Trans Am and Crosley Stadium SUPER Trucks racing series, included three nights of concerts in the heart of downtown Nashville.
Wesley Financial Group’s Freedom Friday programming included Brooks & Dunn, Vince Neil, Drew Green, Tyler Farr, Jamey Johnson, Chase Rice, Mark Collie and John Elefante. with the Grand Ole Prix featuring members of Opry, The Oak Ridge Boys, as well as special guests Danielle Bradbery, Callista Clark, Riley Green and Justin Moore.
Prior to their performances, several artists shared their enthusiasm for participating in the inaugural event.
“I’m so excited to play for the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix today,” said Clark. Country now. “It’s so amazing, it’s so hot in here, but we’re all very excited to play and to be able to perform some of our music in front of real people, human beings… very excited about it.”
As a longtime fan of the race, Green was also excited to participate in the event. “I’m super excited to play the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix,” he shared with us. “One is my record label and two I was always a big fan of racing growing up. I grew up near Talladega so it’s great to have that kind of racing in Nashville and everything Opry related that I’m a fan of. I loved the Opry growing up so it’s a really cool day.
The Fun Weekend combined two of Moore’s favorite things, so of course he was excited to join in the fun.
“I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of such a cool event here in Nashville, and being on the Opry show lineup with some of my favorite people makes it even more special,” exclaimed Moore. “Fast cars and country music – can it get better than this?” “
See exclusive photos from the live shows below.