Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 27th, because not only is Nashville the host of the 2019 NFL Draft, but Dierks Bentley will also be hosting a free concert!

The 2019 NFL Draft will be April 25th-27th in Nashville for the first time ever and country music is making it's presence known! First, it was announced that Tim McGraw will hold a free concert on Friday, April 26th, now Dierks?! This is shaping up to be a fun weekend to be in Nashville!

According to the Tennessean, the draft will be spread across almost all of downtown Nashville!

An enormous stage will be constructed at the intersection of First Avenue and Broadway, where drafted players will don their new teams logo and shake hands with Commissioner Roger Goodell.

On the east bank of the Cumberland River, next to Nissan Stadium, the NFL will set up a draft village called the NFL Draft Experience.

In addition, large viewing screens will be set up all along lower Broadway. A crown of over 100,000 fans is expected.

Here's the cool thing: tickets to the 2019 NFL Draft are completely FREE! All you have to do is download a ticket by using the NFL Draft - Fan Mobile Pass app. It should be noted that a different ticket for each day is required. The Fan Mobile Pass app will be available in mid-April. All fans who pre-register will be notified when the app is available. Fans may register today at

Bentley's concert will be on Lower Broadway on Saturday, April 27th at the Draft Main Stage, which is where the player selections will take place. The concert will begin following the selection activities that evening.

The Tennessean also mentioned that other Nashville artists performing at that stage are Charles Esten, Charlie Worsham, Mikki Ekko and Rayland Baxter. More artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

Nashville is just a short drive from the Tri-State and would make for a fun trip for any NFL and country music fan. Besides, it's never know who may show up while you're there!

Make your plans now!

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