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Station Events

Learn more about upcoming events featuring public radio hosts and programs below. To find local arts listings, please visit our Community Calendar.

Purchase VIP tickets to station events here

Nashville Public Radio presents Podcast Party — an evening where your favorite local podcast hosts and guests step out of your earbuds and onto a stage. It's a public radio variety show, live! Buy tickets here.

Join us on Saturday, August 18, as we bring the magic of radio to a live audience, along with music, puppets, poetry, and a few surprises. 

Drinks and hors d'oeuvres start at 6 p.m. The show starts at 7. 

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show!

The Basement East on May 20. 
6:30 Doors Open
7:30 Stories Begin


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Says You! at TPAC — June 17, 2018

Apr 15, 2018

Join us for a Sunday afternoon performance of Says You! in Nashville filled with southern style wordplay on Father's Day, June 17, 2 p.m. at TPAC's Polk Theater. Panelists Carolyn Faye Fox, Murray Horwitz, Francine Achbar, Barry Nolan, and a couple of Nashville wordsmiths answer some of the toughest questions you'll hear on radio. This performance includes two live games recorded for national broadcast with a brief intermission.

Tickets are on sale now online, by phone at 615-782-4040 or the TPAC Box Office.

Nashville Public Radio is also offering a limited number of VIP packages - two tickets in the first four rows and an intimate pre-show Q&A with the cast - for a $150 donation. ($60 is tax-deductible.) You can purchase VIP tickets online here. For further information, contact Donna Robinson at or 615-760-2021. 

Ira Glass at TPAC — February 23, 2019

Apr 14, 2018

Nashville Public Radio is delighted to announce that Ira Glass, host and creator of This American Life, is bringing a brand new live show called "Seven Things I've Learned" to TPAC's Jackson Hall on February 23, 2019. 

Tickets are on sale now online, by phone at 615-782-4040 or the TPAC Box Office.

Nashville Public Radio is also offering a limited number of VIP packages - two great seats, plus a pre-show reception - for a $250 donation. ($195 is tax-deductible.) You can purchase VIP tickets online here. For further information, contact Donna Robinson at or 615-760-2021.