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Annual Sunset Concert Series Returns to Carnton

Annual Sunset Concert Series Returns to Carnton

Battle of Franklin Trust to host outdoor summer music concerts starting June 24

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — The Battle of Franklin Trust has announced the dates and lineup for its annual Sunset Concert Series, a family-friendly, summer tradition providing outdoor concerts on the east lawn of Carnton. This year’s schedule includes fan favorite musical acts:

  • Sunday, June 24: FAB: A Beatles Tribute
  • Sunday, June 29: Resurrection: A Journey Tribute

 “We look forward to another summer season of the Sunset Concert Series,” said Eric A. Jacobson, CEO of The Battle of Franklin Trust. “These family friendly evenings are a perfect way for music lovers and community members to gather and enjoy themselves.”

Event gates open at 4 p.m., and concerts take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Guests may bring chairs, blankets and picnics. Food and beverage, including alcohol, is permitted. Food trucks and a drink tent with beer, wine and cocktails will also be onsite. Pets, tents and grills are not allowed. Parking is free and available on site.

Tickets are $5 for children ages 6-15, $10 for adults in advance and $12 at the gate. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time at Carnton or Carter House, as well as online beginning June 1 at In the event of inclement weather, every effort will be made to reschedule the concert. Tickets are nonrefundable.

The Sunset Concert Series is presented by Auto-Owners Insurance, International Insurance Brokerage, LLC, Lipman Brothers and Southern Events Party Rental Company.

For more information, contact Jayde Smith at or call (615) 786-1864.

About The Battle of Franklin Trust

The Battle of Franklin Trust is a 501(c)3 management corporation acting on behalf of Franklin’s battlefield sites to contribute to visitors’ understanding of the November 30, 1864 Battle of Franklin. The Trust is organized for the charitable and educational purposes of preserving, restoring, maintaining and interpreting the properties, artifacts and documents related to the battle to preserve this important part of the nation’s history.