May 17-18: CutBait Music Festival

April 17, 2013 

More than 40 national and southern music acts will perform on nine stages over 2 days for the CutBait Music Festival May 17-18. Highlights include Mother's Finest, Sister Hazel and Jeffrey Steele. A free Friday evening component will be headlined by Shooter Jennings. Hours are 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, May 17, and 2 p.m.-midnight Saturday, May 18. A two-day ticket costs $35. A Friday ticket is $15 and a Saturday ticket is $25. Get tickets and more information at A color coded schedule is available here.

On the outdoor stage on the 1000 block of Broadway, the Friday night musical acts are free to watch. Hope Cassity takes the stage at 6 p.m. Then, Damon Johnson, Chris Stapleton, Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights play before headliner Shooter Jennings performs.

Here's the lineup:

Friday, May 17

Iron Bank Coffee Co.

6:45 p.m. Hope Cassity

8:30 p.m. Julie Gribble

10 p.m. Fellas & The Vine

The Loft Live

7:15 p.m. Uptown Jazz Collective

9:15 p.m. Ike Stubblefield

11:15 p.m. Thomas Wynn & The Believers

The Loft Music Hall

11:30 a.m.a Hacienda

Springer's Foley Hall

9 p.m. Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles

RiverCenter's Legacy Hall

8 p.m. A Nashville Writers-in-the-Round starring Rob Crosby, Brett Jones and James Dean Hicks

Broadway North

5:45 p.m. Mayor Teresa Tomlinson—Opening ceremony

6 p.m. Hope Cassity

6:30 p.m. Damon Johnson

7:30 p.m. Chris Stapleton

9 p.m. Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights

10:30 p.m. Shooter Jennings

RiverCenter Green

6:30 p.m. Bronze Radio Return

8 p.m. Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics

9:30 p.m. Keni Thomas

10:45 p.m. Sister Hazel

Saturday, May 18

Iron Bank Coffee Co.

4:30 p.m. Nicole Johnson

10 p.m. American Roommates

The Loft Live

7:15 p.m. Alex Poushunin Jazz Trio

8:45 p.m. Sarah Davidson

10:15 p.m. A.J. Ghent

Midnight Ponderosa

The Loft Music Hall

6 p.m. American Roommates

7:30 p.m. Maria Gabriella Band

9 p.m. Frontier Ruckus

10:30 p.m. James Wallace & The Naked Light

Midnight Sol Cat

RiverCenter's Legacy Hall

2-3 p.m. Various CSU presentations

6 p.m. Jason Sever & Rachel Thibodeau w/special guest Nicole Johnson

8 p.m. Lee Roy Parnell, Gary Nicholson and Greg Barnhill

10 p.m. Jeffrey Steele

Springer Opera House

2 p.m. Coffey Anderson, Justin Belew & Garrett Lee

Broadway South

Bibb City Ramblers (various performances)

Broadway North

6:15 p.m. Kyle Wilson Band

7:45 p.m. Levi Lowrey

9:15 p.m. Sonia Leigh

10:45 p.m. Nic Cowan

RiverCenter Green

6:15 p.m. Cube Roots

7:45 p.m. St. Paul & The Broken Bones

9:15 p.m. Hero

10:30 p.m. Mother’s Finest

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