Big Machine Music City Grand Prix Announces 2023 Musical Lineup

Flo Rida. Photo: Courtesy of the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

The third annual Big Machine Music City Grand Prix’s musical lineup has been announced ahead of the three-day event Aug. 4-6, 2023. Race fans and music lovers will have the chance to experience the best and brightest on the track and on the stages. This year’s lineup includes Motley Crue’s Vince Neil, Chris Janson, Gavin DeGraw, Flo Rida, Jay DeMarcusTim Dugger and more.

“Music has been a big part of the experience since we launched in 2021 and this year is no different. We are bringing fans the best and brightest artists on the scene today,” says Jason Rittenberry, President & COO, Big Machine Music City Grand Prix. “Music programming will take place on the iHeartRadio FanZone stage during daytime hours Friday through Sunday, with our Freedom Friday evening concert kicking the weekend off in a big way on the main stage.”

Music programming will complement the race programming throughout the weekend. The action-packed festival features the NTT IndyCar Series, along with Indy NXT, GT America, GR Cup, the Big Machine Spiked Cooler Trans Am TA2 Series and Stadium Super Trucks.

Full Weekend Schedule: 

*All Times Tentative/Subject To Change

Friday, Aug. 4
9:30 a.m. – Gates Open
12 p.m. – Zoee (iHeartRadio Stage)
1:30 p.m. – Connor McCutcheon (iHeartRadio Stage)
3 p.m. – American Blonde (iHeartRadio Stage)
4:15 p.m. – Ryan Griffin (iHeartRadio Stage)
5:30 p.m. – Special Guest (iHeartRadio Stage)
7 p.m. – Wesley Mortgage Freedom Friday Tribute Concert featuring Rock Legend Vince Neil, Chris Janson, Gavin DeGraw & More (Zyn Main Stage)
9:30 p.m. – Track/Gates Close

Saturday, Aug. 5
8:30 a.m. – Gates Open
9 a.m. – Neon Union (iHeartRadio Stage)
9:40 a.m. – Special Guest (iHeartRadio Stage)
11:30 a.m. – Frank Ray (iHeartRadio Stage)
12:45 p.m. – Dillon Carmichael (iHeartRadio Stage)
1 p.m. – NTT IndyCar Series Qualifying/Firestone Fast 6
2:45 p.m. – Special Guest (iHeartRadio Stage)
3 p.m. – Trans Am Race
3:45 p.m. – Megan Moroney (iHeartRadio Stage)
6:30 p.m. – Stadium Super Trucks Race 1
6:45 p.m. – DJ Hish (Zyn Main Stage)
7:05 p.m. – Flo Rida (Zyn Main Stage)
7:15 p.m. – SRO GR Cup Race 1
7:55 p.m. – SRO GT America Race 1
9:30 p.m. – Track/Gates Close

Sunday, Aug. 6
7:30 a.m. – Gates Open
8 a.m. – Exotic Car Show (Zyn Main Stage)
9 a.m. – Red Street Records Presents Jay DeMarcus, Jason Crabb, Consumed By Fire, Cade Thompson & Iveth Luna (Praise Stage)
9:05 a.m. – Indy NXT Race
10:05 a.m. – NTT IndyCar Series Pre-Race Ceremonies
10:15 a.m. – Mae Estes (iHeartRadio Stage)
11:30 a.m. – NTT IndyCar Series Big Machine Music City Grand Prix
2 p.m. – Tim Dugger (iHeartRadio Stage)
2:30 p.m. – Stadium Super Trucks Race 2
3:20 p.m. – SRO GT America Race 2
4:10 p.m. – SRO GR Cup Race 2
6 p.m. – Track/Gates Close

Steven Boero