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 30

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 in Franklin. This year’s schedule includes fan favorite musical acts:

  • Sunday, June 30: Johnny Cash Now
  • Sunday, July 28: Resurrection: A Journey

“We are grateful for another season of the Sunset Concert Series,” said Eric A. Jacobson, CEO of The Battle of Franklin Trust. “Carnton is the perfect place to host the community and music lovers alike, and we enjoy being able to offer a family friendly event for the summer.”

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.

On June 30, tickets are $5 for children ages 6-15, $10 for adults in advance and $12 at the gate. On July 28, tickets are $5 for children, $12 for adults in advance and $15 at the gate. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time at Carnton or Carter House, as well as online at In the event of inclement weather, every effort will be made to reschedule the concert. Tickets are nonrefundable.

This year, Battle of Franklin Trust is adding the following food trucks and vendors to the grounds: Grilled Cheeserie, The Sweet Bean, Ugly Burger, Edelweiss Boutique, Puckett’s Trolley, Pandy Cotton Candy, TN Cobbler Co., Tchoupitaulas Street Cones, South Street Coffee and Cousins Main Lobster.

For more information, contact Hannah Jacobs at or call (615) 905-0687.

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 a greater understanding and enrich the visitor experience of the November 30, 1864 battle. It is organized for the charitable and educational purposes of preserving, restoring, maintaining and interpreting the properties, artifacts and documents related to the battle so as to preserve an important part of the nation’s history.




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