CBS ringing in new year with ‘Nashville’s Big Bash’

Country’s hottest superstars perform in star-studded entertainment special

Country music’s hottest superstars will ring in the new year when CBS presents New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash on Friday, December 31st from 8-11 pm ET/PT and 11:30 pm-1:30 am ET/PT on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

Originating from downtown Nashville across multiple locations, the star-studded special will be packed with high-energy performances celebrating the excitement and anticipation of a new year. First-announced performers include Jason Aldean, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay, Elle King, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell and Zac Brown Band, with additional artists to be announced at a later date.

Music City has built an outstanding reputation for hosting the most musical New Year’s celebration and country’s biggest party. The five-hour celebration will feature nearly 50 performances from locations across the city, including the main stage in Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park anchored by headliners Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown Band and Dan + Shay. The broadcast will cross multiple time zones, with the traditional countdown at midnight ET, culminating with the renowned Nashville music note drop and fireworks at midnight CT.

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