For six Thursdays in the fall, Nashville has this awesome little free concert series called Live on the Green. My friends and I are always down for fun things that are free, and we discovered last year when the series started that it usually makes for a terrific evening. You can usually find free music somewhere in Nashville, but there's just something really cool about the laid back atmosphere of taking some blankets and sitting outside in a courtyard to hear bands.
We headed downtown for this year's first show featuring Five for Fighting and Tonic. The schedule typically involves a mix of older bands, newer bands and local artists. I was pretty excited about seeing a couple of bands that I liked years ago.
A friend of mine had a connection and was able to make sure we got into the VIP tent for a little food, fun and front row action.
Evenings like this one remind me that I have some awesome friends. We always have so much fun being goofy and hanging out. I laughed so much with them!
When Tonic took the stage, we headed down front for a little up close action. I know they're a total 90's band, but I still like a lot of their stuff. I'll admit to having a song or two on my running playlist.
I was pretty excited that we were able to spend part of the evening in the VIP tent. I don't think it'd be worth it to pay for the tickets, but free was nice.
I only spent $1 all evening, and that was only because we had to pay $3 to park and my carload split the cost. I think it's proof that you don't have to spend money to have a lot of fun.
I'm definitely looking forward to going again!