Music Series

Historic Rock Castle has emerged as one of the most unique music venues in the greater Nashville area.

Offering a wide variety of music-centered, community-focused events each year, the Rock Castle staff invites guests to experience its family-friendly Summer Songwriter Series, intimate private house concerts in the Revolutionary-era home, a newly-designed folk ‘n Bluegrass festival, and the celebrated music of the Nashville Symphony.


Summer Songwriter Nights Series

Are you looking for a relaxing night of outdoor family fun and great music? 
If so, come out to one of the best community events in Sumner County — the Rock Castle Summer Songwriter Series! 

Organized games and inflatables are provided for your kids throughout the evening, so bring a blanket or some camp chairs, sprawl out on the lawn, and enjoy the original music of some of Nashville's most talented rising stars. It's the perfect worry-free evening of fun for everyone!

Rock Castle has been voted "The Best Outdoor Music Venue" and "Best Historic Site" in Sumner County, and we think you'll agree. So come on out, and let's make history together this summer! 

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For more information email:
Sam Gilbert
Director of Operations & Events

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Winter House Concert Series

The best private listening room experience north of Nashville, Historic Rock Castle invites guests to share in one of the most unique and exclusive events in Music City. 

Concert guests arrive to the oldest home in Middle Tennessee to participate in an evening of song and story -- to be embraced by the legacy of the 1784 Smith family home, and enjoy the lyrical talents of some of Nashville's best musicians and songwriters. Rock Castle Winter House Concerts are a perfect harmony of Tennessee's vibrant history and musical heritage. 

Concerts take place one Saturday each month (November through February) from 6:00-9:30pm. Tickets are $50 and include heavy hors d'oeuvres, craft beer from Half Batch Brewing, and white wine. (We cannot serve red wine in the historic home, in order to preserve the original wood and furnishings). Seating is very limited. Payment must be made at time of reservation and is non-refundable.