SECOND ANNUAL MISS AND MISTER AMERICANA PAGEANT
Pageant proceeds benefit The Conductor’s PWA Fund. 9 p.m. July 1 at TRAX, 1501 Ensley Blvd., Nashville. Visit trax-gay-bar.business.site.
LET FREEDOM SING! NASHVILLE JULY 4TH FIREWORKS
Nashville’s downtown celebration includes live music at an outdoor stage at 5th and Broadway, featuring performances by Lady Antebellum, Chris Janson, Lucie Silvas and Shannon Sanders and followed by fireworks and a performance by Nashville Symphony at Ascend Amphitheater. Free.
8 p.m. July 7 at Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville. Tickets range from $35 to $125. bridgestonearena.com
ADVENTURES OF KESHA AND MACKLEMORE
8 p.m. July 13 at Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville. Tickets start at $25. bridgestonearena.com
With St. Beauty. 8 p.m. July 13 at The Ryman, 116 Fifth Ave. N., Nashville. Tickets start at $40. ryman.com
THE PRIDE COLLECTION: INTROSPECTION BY JUMPER MAYBACH
New series of works celebrating gay pride in Nashville. 5:30 p.m. July 19 at Mary Hong Gallery, 414 Union St., Nashville. RSVPs suggested by calling 615.423.0818 or e-mailing email@example.com. Visit maryhongstudio.com.
7:30 p.m. July 24 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville. Tickets: $50 and more. nashvillesymphony.org
BOY GEORGE AND CULTURE CLUB
7 p.m. July 24 at The Ryman, 116 Fifth Ave. N., Nashville. Tickets start at $50. ryman.com
CORTEO BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
7:30 p.m. July 26-27; 3:30, 7:30 p.m. July 28; 1, 5 p.m. July 29 at Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville. Tickets start at $42. bridgestonearena.com
WAY LATE PLAY DATE: STAR WARS VS. STAR TREK
NASHVILLE ENCORE PRIDE
Celebrity guest appearances, mixer events and education. July 27-29 at various venues in Nashville. Visit encorepride.com.
ROD STEWART & CYNDI LAUPER
7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville. Tickets start at $33. bridgestonearena.com
An LGBT+ Canoe float down the Harpeth River. Meet at TRAX and STIRRUP for breakfast and form a carpool at 7:30 a.m. and leave at promptly 8 a.m., arriving at 9 a.m. Aug. 4 at Kingston Springs, TN. For more information, search “
TOMATO ART FESTIVAL
Street vendors, live entertainment and shopping. Aug. 10-11 in East Nashville at various venues. For more information, visit tomatoartfest.com.
BEYONCE & JAY-Z
7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at Vanderbilt Stadium, 2601 Jess Neely Drive, Nashville. Tickets range from $49.50 to $180. ticketmaster.com.
BIANCA PAIGE DAY
Aug. 25 at TRAX, 1501 Ensley Blvd., Nashville. Visit trax-gay-bar.business.site.
7 p.m. Aug. 25 at Nissan Stadium, 1 Titans Way, Nashville. Tickets start at $160. ticketmaster.com.