Large crowd gathers for New Year’s celebration in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Thousands of people made their way to downtown Nashville Saturday night for the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight New Year’s Eve bash.

The event, which took place at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, featured several hours of entertainment, including Styx and country singer Keith Urban.

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Mayor Megan Barry made an appearance earlier in the evening to help raise the music note. She was also accompanied by the Fisk Jubilee Singers.

The music note dropped at Midnight and was followed by several minutes of fireworks. The event was free to the public.