Nashville Bound: They Might Be Giants, George Jones (Final Show), Flogging Molly, Menomena and More Announce Upcoming Music City Appearances

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Nashville showgoers, I bet you thought your cup couldn't be any fuller, thanks to today's announcement that The Mozfather will play the Ryman on Jan. 29. But that's where you're wrong.

It's a big Monday in The Department of Concert Announcements — we've received word today that nerd champions They Might Be Giants, indie rockers Menomena, country legend George "No Show" Jones (slated to make his last showing ever), virtuosos Chick Corea and Bela Fleck, McPunksters Flogging Molly, Swedish garage-popsters The Hives and more will make their way to Nashville for performances in the coming months. Pair that with recent announcements that acts including Bassnectar, fun., The xx, Lady Gaga, Aerosmith and Rick Ross are soon coming through, and you've got yourself a very promising show schedule for the winter season.* Follow me after the jump to see dates, venues and ticketing information.

* The Possum's appearance at Bridgestone — which is widely reported to be Jones' last — is slated for November 2013, so it isn't exactly this winter season. Or next winter season, technically.

Dec. 9
Rick Ross w/Meek Mill and Wale at Bridgestone Arena [as announced]. Tickets available here.

Dec. 13
Aerosmith w/Cheap Trick at Bridgestone Arena [as announced]. Tickets available here.

Dec. 31
Bassnectar at Bridgestone Arena [as announced]. Tickets available here.

Jan. 29
Morrissey at the Ryman [as announced]. Tickets available here Friday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m.

Jan. 31
The xx at the Ryman [as announced]. Tickets available here.

Feb. 13
fun. at the Ryman [as announced]. Tickets available here.

Feb. 14
Flogging Molly w/Skinny Lister & Dave Hause at Marathon Music Works. Tickets available here Friday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m.

Feb. 24
Menomena at Mercy Lounge. Tickets available here Friday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m.

March 2
Pink [previously announced] at Bridgestone Arena, now with opening support from The Hives. Tickets available here.

March 6
They Might Be Giants at Cannery Ballroom. Tickets available here Friday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m.

March 10
Lady Gaga at Bridgestone Arena [as announced]. Tickets available here.

March 22
Chick Corea and Bela Fleck at the Schermerhorn. Tickets available here Friday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m.

Nov. 22, 2013
George Jones at Bridgestone Arena. Tickets available via Ticketmaster Friday, Nov. 16. From the press release:

Special guest Tanya Tucker will be on hand for the Nashville concert amongst other friends of The Possum, yet to be announced.

George Jones, often referred to as the "the greatest living country singer" will mark the end of an era with 2013's farewell tour titled "The Grand Tour". The tour is expected to make approximately 60 stops next year.

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