Nashville Expo Artist

Thursday, April 25, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm and Friday, April 26, 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Janelle Arthur is a Nashville recording artist, songwriter, film star, and repeated guest of the Grand Ole Opry.  Her current single “Runnin’ From My Roots” is available on all digital music platforms; the accompanying video is currently NUMBER 1 on CMT’s Music 12-Pack and has held that position for 3 weeks!

 @JanelleOArthur   @JanelleArthur_


Friday, April 26, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Jillian Cardarelli is a singer/songwriter originally from Boston, MA who is forging her own path in country music with her debut single “Rerun” and her second single, “Souvenirs,” which aired on Radio Disney Country while the music video spent eight weeks in the Top 10 videos online on CMT. Her stunning vocals, captivating songwriting and girl next door quality have put her on top of Rolling Stone’s 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know. She is currently working on her debut album, which is certain to resonate with a wide variety of music lovers.

 @JMCardarelli   @JillianCardarelli 


Thursday, April 25, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm and Friday, April 26 12:00 pm -1:30 pm

It’s very rare in today's music industry to come across a young talent with the same love, passion, and tenacity for music as displayed by country singer-songwriter Erin Kinsey. This Rockwall, Texas native began singing and playing guitar at the age of 11 and has been wowing audiences in Texas and Nashville ever since with her booming voice, skillful multi-instrumental abilities, and gifted songwriting. 

 @ErinKinseyTX   @ErinKinseyTX



Friday, April 26, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

The Golden West duo exemplifies all that one identifies as the California sound – a wide open, melodious approach buoyed by the pair’s pristine and airtight harmonies. Even though Golden West is a country band, their musical abilities don't keep them in one genre with both Nash and Brittany’s ability to write music in any genre that shows through their new style of country music that is fun, bright, energetic and the California sun bottled up in a case of Country Music.

 @GoldenW3st  @GoldenWest_Official

Thursday, April 25, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm and Friday, April 26, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Arkansas native & former Rascal Flatts band member Tom Yankton is a musician, singer, songwriter, and entertainer who plays a variety of instruments including guitar, keyboards, harmonica, and pedal steel guitar. After working with Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame members along with many others, Yankton is now bringing his own brand of music to the live stage, wowing audiences everywhere they go with a fun, high-energy mashup of popular musical styles and sounds.

 @YANKTONofficial   @YANKTONofficial


Live Music Every Mile

Music makes up the heart and “sole” of this event. Runners will enjoy a variety of music from alternative, classic and punk rock to blues, jazz and soul along the race course. Music and entertainment set the tempo for this running party, where runners and spectators alike will be “dancin’ in the streets” to these mini-concerts.

2019 Course Entertainment: Coming Soon!

Be a Band on Course

Is your band ready to rock for thousands of athletes and spectators? We will be recruiting the best local bands from all genres to take the stage along the course. Email rschuchert@nashvillesports.com to apply today!


Attention Cheer teams and Dance Squads: We need you! High school and middle school cheer and dance teams are invited to compete in the Spirit on the Course Competition. Cheer teams will line the course ready to encourage participants every step of the way. Costumes and themes are optional, smiles and enthusiasm are required. Compete for the grand prize of $1,000! Questions? Contact us at rnrnashville@runrocknroll.com

Congratulations to our 2018 Winners!

  • 1st Place – UNA Bears Cheer
  • 2nd Place – East Nasty Run Club

Thank you to our other participating teams: WCA Cheer, Mount Juliet Christian, and Camp Gladiator!

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