Bluebird Cafe Concert Series
Please call 866.734.4428 to book tickets for a group of 20 or more.
Group ticket sales for the 2018 season will be available beginning March 5.
Individual tickets may be purchased online beginning April 2.
Box Office Hours
Tickets may also be purchased in person at our summer box office, opening in June.
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Bluebird Cafe performances begin at 8 p.m.
Dates: July 6, 13, August 17, 24
The Bluebird Cafe Barbecue starts at 6 p.m. prior to each show.
Barbecue tickets may be purchased at the same time as tickets to the Bluebird Cafe.
Online Purchasing Fee
There are five separate seating options:
Section 1: Regular bench seating
Section 2: Regular bench seating – prime seating in red
Section 3: Regular bench seating
General Admission Lawn
How to Purchase Tickets
Click on the purchase button date you would like to attend Bluebird Cafe Concerts. To select your seats, click on a seating section. If that section is sold out, you will see a message asking you to select another seating section. To purchase lawn tickets, please click on the green section.
If you are having trouble placing your order, please call our ticket agent at 866.734.4428.
July 6: Liz Rose, Phil Barton, Billy Montana
Grammy Award-winning songwriter, Liz Rose was born and raised in Texas. In the mid-1990s, she moved to Nashville and began writing songs at the age of 37. Rose was a frequent collaborator of Taylor Swift’s, having co-written 16 songs together, including the #1 hits Teardrops on My Guitar, You Belong With Me, and White Horse. She has also penned songs for artists including Tim McGraw, Dan and Shay, Allison Krauss, Blake Shelton and more. In 2015, she won Song Of The Year at the CMA awards and the Grammy for Best Country Song for writing Girl Crush by Little Big Town. Liz is not only a songwriter, but also a successful publisher. Her company, Liz Rose Music, has built a diverse and talented roster of songwriters and has acquired four #1 hits.
Phil Barton moved to Nashville ten years ago from Sydney Australia and currently writes for Liz Rose Music/Warner Chappell. His songs have been recorded by country music superstars Lee Brice, Sara Evans, David Nail, Eli Young Band, Cassadee Pope, and more. He had his first #1 hit with Lee Brice’s A Woman Like You, which went double platinum in the US and won him an NSAI Award for One Of The Ten Songs I Wish I’d Written. His music also appeared in Oscar Nominated film Sicario, TV show Nashville, and The Sims video game. Before moving to the USA, Barton was a member of the two-time ARIA nominated children’s band The Flower Pot Gang. Over his career, he has had over 800 songs recorded on country, pop, and children’s records worldwide.
Montana was first inspired to pick up a guitar as a teenager in rural upstate New York by his musician father, and soon after, formed a country/rock band with his brother. After graduating with a degree in agriculture from Cornell, Montana decided to try music full time and traded his dream of becoming a farmer for a record deal on Warner Brothers. Many prominent artists have recorded Montana’s songs, including Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton, Trace Adkin, Kellie Pickler, and more. Montana has achieved four #1 country records: Lee Brice’s Hard To Love, Garth Brooks’ More Than A Memory, Sara Evans’ Suds In The Bucket, and Jo Dee Messina’s Bring On The Rain. His song What If I Was Willing was featured on several episodes of the popular television series Nashville.
July 13: Jessi Alexander, Deric Ruttan
Established singer/songwriter, Jessi Alexander is the writer of some of country radio’s chart topping hits. Alexander has penned four #1 hits including I Drive Your Truck, recorded by Lee Brice and winner of the 2013 CMA Awards Song of the Year, 2014 ACM Awards, and 2013 NSAI Awards. Additional number #1 hits include Blake Shelton’s Mine Would Be You and Drink On It. Alexander’s career skyrocketed with her song The Climb. Miley Cyrus recorded the song, and it soon became the anthem for her box office hit, The Hannah Montana Movie, as well as winning the 2009 MTV Movie Awards Best Song From A Movie. Alexander’s nine song album, Down Home is available on iTunes.
Deric Ruttan is a Grammy nominated singer/songwriter and a Canadian country music artist. The writer of multiple #1 hits, Deric was raised just outside Ontario. After moving to Nashville, Deric attracted the attention and praise of songwriters Don Schlitz, Steve Earle, and Steve Bogard. Deric’s songs have been recorded by over 70 artists, including Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, and Darius Rucker to name a few. In 2013, he celebrated a multi-week #1 hit when Mine Would Be You, recorded by Blake Shelton, topped the charts for three weeks, as well as being nominated for Best Country Song at the Grammy Awards and Song of the Year at the ACM Awards. Deric is currently recording music for a new EP, to be released on his independent label, Black T Records. He lives just outside Nashville, TN with his wife Margaret.
Originally from Jackson, Tennessee, Jonathan Singleton’s gritty guitars and blues-saturated vocals draw from his Western Tennessee roots, while the stories and lyrical craft are pure Music City. Singleton drove to Nashville every chance he could during college to write and network and eventually landed a publishing deal with Universal South Records. As a songwriter, Jonathan has written hits such as Watching Airplanes by Gary Allan, Red Light and Let It Rain by David Nail, and Why Don’t We Just Dance by Josh Turner. More recent singles include #1 hit A Guy Walks Into A Bar by Tyler Farr, Grammy-nominated hit Diamond Rings and Old Barstools by Tim McGraw, and #1 smash, Yours If You Want It by Rascal Flatts. Other cuts include songs by Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker, Chris Young, Little Big Town, and more. His latest independent album The Getaway can be found on iTunes.
August 17: Eric Paslay, Michael Tyler, Emily Weisband
Eric Paslay is a Platinum-selling songwriter and dynamic performer with five No. 1 hits including “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” (Eli Young Band), “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” (Jake Owen), “Angel Eyes” (Love & Theft), “Rewind” (Rascal Flatts) and “FridayNight,” the lead single from his self-titled debut album. The Texas native is a recent GRAMMY nominee in the Best Country Duo/Group category for “The Driver,” performed by Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley. USA Today calls Paslay “flat out-brilliant” and American Songwriter names him an influencer of country music. Paslay recently released his back beat-driven groove “High Class,” the lead single from his sophomore album.
Michael Tyler is a rising star in Nashville who burst on the scene as a teenage songwriter penning hit including Jason Aldean’s “Laid Back” and Dierks Bentley’s Platinum-selling “Somewhere On A Beach.” His debut album “317” and first single “They Can’t See” feature variety and depth over small-town memories and relection.
A Virginia native, Emily moved to Nashville to pursue in songwriting and has proven to be a driving force. She signed her very first publishing deal with THiS Music/Warner Chappell in early 2014 and has since had songs recorded by various artists. including Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Thomas Rhett. Most recently, Weisband took home her first Grammy for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song” for “Thy Will” by Hillary Scott & the Scott Family.
August 24: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Matt Jenkins
Shane McAnally is a multiple GRAMMY Award winning singer, songwriter, and record producer who has earned 36 No. 1s to date. McAnally was named Songwriter of the Year by the Academy of Country Music in 2014 and Hot Country Songwriter of the Year by Billboard in 2015. McAnally co-produced Kacey Musgraves 2012 award-winning debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, and her 2015 follow-up Pageant Material. He’s also produced for Sam Hunt, Old Dominion, Midland, Walker Hayes and more. McAnally earned a 4x Platinum No. 1 with “Body Like A Backroad,” written by Sam Hunt, McAnally, Josh Osborne, and Zach Crowell. The single wass the longest-reigning No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Song chart. Earlier this year, McAnally announced his co-presidency of Monument Records in conjunction with Sony Records.
Josh Osborne is a multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award winning songwriter based in Nashville, Tenn. who has had 14 No. 1s on the Country charts. Originally from Kentucky, Osborne moved to Nashville to hone his craft, earning his first No.1 with Kenny Chesney’s “Come Over” in 2012. Osborne has been nominated for ten awards by the Academy of Country Music, American Country Awards, ASCAP, Country Music Association, Music Row and NARAS. Osborne has been nominated twice for Songwriter of the Year by the ACM and has received multiple CMA Triple Play Awards for having three No. 1 songs on the charts in a 12 month period.
Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Matt Jenkins earned his first publishing deal at 19. Since then he’s co-written the number-one song “Where It’s At,” performed by Justin Lynch as well as Keith Urban’s hit “Cop Car.” He also co-wrote “Fade Into You” from the ABC television show Nashville. In addition to recording success, Jenkins has opened for Taylor Swift, Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum and appearances on the Grand Ole Opry.
The Bluebird Cafe Concert Series features Nashville’s renowned singers, songwriters, and musicians. We’re pleased to partner with the original Bluebird Cafe to bring these talented artists to Sundance.
We are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, we have added a fifth show for August 25.
- July 6: Liz Rose, Phil Barton, Billy Montana
- July 13: Jessi Alexander, Deric Rutta, Jonathan Singleton
- August 17: Eric Paslay, Michael Tyler, Emily Weisband
- August 24 & 25: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Matt Jenkins
July 6 – Sold out
July 13 – Sold out
August 17 – Sold out
August 24 & 25 – Bench has single seats only, lawn still available.