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Johnny Cash Now to take stage at first Sunset Concert Series show

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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 Johnny Cash Now and Resurrection: A Journey Tribute on the following dates:

  • Sunday, June 30: Johnny Cash Now

  • Sunday, July 28: Resurrection: A Journey Tribute

“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 will open at 4 p.m., and the concerts will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Guests will be permitted to bring chairs, blankets and picnics, including food, beverage and alcohol.

Food trucks and a drink tent with beer, wine and cocktailswill also be on site, along with free parking. Pets, tents and grills will not be allowed.

For the June 30 event, 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.

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