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Opening Night for Rhythm on the Rails May 17, 2024: Oliva Faye and The Dryes

May 17th @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Olivia Faye

Olivia Faye is a season 20 American Idol alumna, singer/songwriter and actress. After moving to Nashville from Kentucky at 19, Olivia quickly acclimated to a life in Music City as a songwriter and performer. Olivia has been a featured opener for Travis Tritt, Alabama, Mark Chesnutt, Phil Vassar, Paul Thorne and Johnny Mac. She was just named as one of the best-up-and-coming talented artists to watch on Nashville Rising’s Spotify playlist. Check out the music video to Olivia Faye’s song, “Singin’ Hallelujah.”

The Dryes

The Dryes is a country duo made up of husband and wife, Derek and Katelyn, that launched in 2018. Recognized by “TODAY” as a “promising new duo” after premiering on season 22 of NBC’s “The Voice,” The Dryes have accumulated over 10 million global streams. The pair made their CMA Fest debuts in the summer of 2023 and at the conclusion of the year, embarked on their first headlining tour, “Christmas with The Dryes.” Their latest EP, Raisin’ Beers & Hallelujahs, further solidified The Dryes as a seasoned, leading duo in the country music landscape. Learn more about The Dryes from this sizzle reel.

Friday, May 17, 2024

Kick-off Rhythm on the Rails festival with an incredible lineup of musical talent. Opening night will feature two acts that were recently featured on reality singing competition shows. Olivia Faye will be returning to the Total Tech Solutions Stage after recently being recognized as one of Nashville’s best-up-and-coming talented artists.

Performing at Rhythm on the Rails for the first time ever, The Dryes is sure to kick-off the summer concert series in a big way. This married duo was on team Blake on season 22 of “The Voice” and was named a “promising new country duo” by the “Today Show.”

Each Friday night will feature a “themed” menu. Opening night’s cuisine is Mexican food serving up specialty nachos. Hamburgers, hot dogs and other snacks will be available nightly. Pair your food with a margarita or any delicious drink from the cash bar.

Families are encouraged to bring their own blankets, chairs and  fishing gear. The gate near the Train Depot will open at 5:00 p.m., and music will begin at 6 p.m.

Thanks to the support of our partners, admission is free. The concert series is sponsored by: Total Tech Solutions, Tennessee Arts Commission, The Citizens BankBlue Bank Resort.