Gibson is a cornerstone of Nashville, we are stronger now than ever and proud to be a part of the Music City USA community. We will celebrate the Grand Opening of the brand new Gibson Garage in the heart of downtown Nashville with a special ribbon-cutting event, artist appearances, live music at the Gibson Garage all day and a global streaming concert event in the evening.
We’re opening our doors and you’re invited to join our CEO James ‘JC’ Curleigh, Nashville leaders, and Gibson musicians for a special live event, ribbon cutting and photo opp at 10:00am, followed by live music all day at the Gibson Garage.
RSVP to attend the press conference with Brenda Haywood (Nashville Mayor’s Office), Brian Wagner (TN Dept of Tourism, and catch appearances and performances with Gibson artists, Dave Mustaine, Emmylou Harris, Nicole Atkins, Meg + Tyler, Filmore, Celisse, Jared James Nichols, Striking Matches, Jaime Wyatt, Joy Oladokun, and more.
Come celebrate the love of music, and supporting artists and programs in the Nashville community and beyond.
WHAT: Gibson Garage — Grand Opening —Nashville
WHERE: Gibson Garage 209 10th Avenue South Nashville, TN 37203
WHEN: Wednesday, June 9 at 10:00am
- 9:30-45a: Media Arrivals
- 10:00a Event starts
- James “JC” Curleigh, Gibson CEO, Greeting & Nashville leaders remarks:
- Brenda Haywood, Nashville Deputy Mayor, Community Engagement
- Brian Wagner, Assistant Commissioner of Marketing, TN Dept. of Tourist Development
- Gibson artists Dave Mustaine, Celisse, Jared James Nichols on hand.
- 10:15a: Photo Opp + Gibson Garage Ribbon Cutting
- 12:00p: Grand Opening of the Gibson Garage, Doors open to the public
- 12p-6:00p: Live Music all day
- 12:35p: Gibson Garage: Live performances begin w/Jared James Nichols
- 1:15p Maggie Rose performs
- 2:00p Celisse performs
- 2:45p: Filmore performs
- 3:30p: Meg + Tyler (Meghan Linsey & Tyler Cain), performs
- 4:15p: Striking Matches, performs
- 6:00p: Gibson Garage Live Vip Reception & Party starts
- 6:30p: “Gibson Live: A Celebration of Artists to Benefit Gibson Gives”
global virtual concert will be streamed live at the Gibson Garage and worldwide via Gibson TV: Here
The “Gibson Live: A Celebration of Artists to Benefit Gibson Gives” concert will be streamed at 18:30 CT/19:30 ET/12:00 BST/01:00 CEST worldwide via Gibson TV
. The “Gibson Live…” concert includes performances from Warren Haynes, Margo Price, Kip Moore, James Bay, Fer Casillas, Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger of Halestorm, Marcus King, Orianthi, Samantha Fish, Morgan Wade, Sadler Vaden, Tak Matsumoto, Celisse, Emily Wolfe, Jared James Nichols with Joe Bonamassa, and more. . Donations from the concert will go to MusiCares
– a safety net of critical health and welfare services to the music community, and Save the Music
which helps children, schools, and communities discover their full potential through the power of making music.
RSVP: News crews, photographers, and all media and industry:
About the Gibson Garage:
The Gibson Garage is the ultimate guitar experience and destination for music lovers in Nashville and across the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, step inside the Gibson Garage to find or design your dream guitar, experience live music performances, catch a taping of the award-winning Gibson TV series
, and explore our 127-year music history with the captivating and interactive installations inside the historic 8,000 square foot space. The Gibson Garage combines a state-of-the-art live performance venue with interactive storytelling, a Custom Shop and Murphy Lab build your own guitar experience, historical and celebrity memorabilia displays, a guitar Repair & Restoration Center, and Gibson’s only public retail shopping experience across Gibson
, Gibson Acoustic
, Gibson Custom Shop
, and KRK
. At the Gibson Garage, fans can learn hands-on from our team about our legacy, and the quality craftsmanship of our guitars, as well as and take a piece of history home with one-of-a-kind, in-store offers on limited-edition guitars, instruments, accessories, and exclusive Gibson apparel. Whether you are a seasoned professional musician, a casual guitar player, a beginner, or simply a music fan, the Gibson Garage is a must-visit destination on your trip to Music City.