By Hannah Grubbs

The best way to take in some holiday cheer in Music City? Seeing a show at the Ryman, of course! This winter, we’ve got all your favorite artists performing on our stage so bring your friends and family to start a new annual tradition. Here’s who’s coming up on the Ryman stage:


November 20: Christmas 4 Kids Benefit with Shenandoah, Phil Vassar, & More

Christmas 4 Kids provides hundreds of underprivileged children in Middle Tennessee with their very own Christmas shopping spree every year and fundraises with their annual concert at the Ryman. This year’s lineup includes Shenandoah, Phil Vassar, Chapel Hart, Mikayla Lane, HunterGirl, and more.




November 24-26: Brett Eldredge, Glow LIVE Tour

Brett Eldredge’s Glow LIVE Tour is back with a three-night residency at the Mother Church! It’s time to rock around the Christmas tree with some of your favorite Christmas songs sung by the “Mean to Me” and “Don’t Ya” country star.





December 3-4: Andrew Peterson, Behold the Lamb of God

Nashville singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson presents Behold the Lamb of God: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ. Now, in its 20th year at the Ryman, Behold the Lamb will feature special guest artists along with an all-star cast of Nashville songwriters and session musicians.




December 9 – Santa at the Ryman

SANTA! Yes, we know him, and he’s coming to town. Santa and his reindeer will make a stop at the Ryman between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 9. Explore music’s most iconic stage and get a souvenir photo on stage with Santa. While you’re there, enjoy a tour of the Ryman featuring Rock Hall at the Ryman, the “Soul of Nashville” theater experience, star-studded exhibits, and more.




December 9: LeAnn Rimes, Joy: The Holiday Tour

Get into the holiday spirit early by kicking December off right with GRAMMY award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, and author LeAnn Rimes. The international multi-platinum selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter is bringing all of your favorite tunes right to your favorite stage.





December 10: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Christmas with Special Guests

You know “Christmas Time’s A Coming” when 15-time GRAMMY winner, Country Music Hall of Fame member, and Grand Ole Opry member Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder play your favorite Christmas songs with their friends at the Ryman. This special holiday show is sure to please during the most wonderful time of the year.




December 12: The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Show & Farewell Tour

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of their first show as a band, the Oak Ridge Boys are bringing a special Christmas show to their Farewell Tour. This can’t-miss show will leave you speechless with a performance by one of the longest-running groups in country music.




December 13-23: Amy Grant & Vince Gill’s Christmas at the Ryman

Amy Grant & Vince Gill’s “Christmas at the Ryman” residency is back to serve as the ultimate holiday tradition for you, your family, and friends. In years past, the husband-and-wife duo have filled the show with Christmas favorites such as “Let It Snow,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Tennessee Christmas,” “O Holy Night” and “O Come All Ye Faithful.” This is a hot one, so get your tickets before they’re gone!




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December 22: Raymond Arroyo’s Merry & Bright Christmas

Here to remind you of all things merry and bright, author, journalist, and producer Raymond Arroyo is bringing your favorite Christmas tunes to the Mother Church with special guest José Feliciano! 




December 24: Nutcracker! A Magical Nutcracker Ballet

The beloved family tradition is back: NUTCRACKER! A Magical Christmas Ballet. Gather your loved ones for the warm-glow-nostalgia of America’s favorite Christmas celebration. Experience the extraordinary international cast and be transported by the magic of jaw-dropping acrobatics, larger-than-life puppets and stunning hand-crafted sets and costumes. Don’t miss this chance to experience the wonder of NUTCRACKER! A Magical Christmas Ballet.




Make this Christmas a music-filled one with our best holiday lineup to-date at the Ryman. Slide into these pews and make unforgettable holiday memories with your favorite people this winter. Get tickets today.