Free Event. Hailed as one of the best fireworks displays in the nation. Festivities begin at noon with the free Family Fun Zone. Pre-show live music runs from 1 pm - 7 pm featuring This Is She, Striking Matches, Tyme, Jason Eskridge, and Madison Cain. The official main stage concert begins at 6:30 pm with The Mavericks, Music City Hit-Makers, Craig Morgan, Sarah Darling, Ayla Brown, Barry Scott and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. The celebration concludes with longest and largest fireworks display in the city's history choreographed to the sounds of the Nashville Symphony playing on the banks of the Cumberland River at approximately 9:45 pm. Click here for the official schedule.