alive at the bluebird

A Year-Long Series

Alive’s annual fundraiser with The Bluebird Cafe is now taking place monthly, all year long! By purchasing tickets, you’re helping write a better ending to a life story.

Proceeds from this event support Alive’s community services: grief support, financial assistance for patients when insurance doesn’t cover everything, education for families and professionals, grief camps for kids, and more.

Tickets Available Now

We are excited to offer a variety of venues and ways to experience the Alive & The Bluebird series. See below for upcoming events.

Disclaimer: In purchasing a ticket, I agree I will not attend the show if I have been exposed to someone with COVID in the past 14 days or if I have COVID symptoms.

Face masks are required at our live show events, when not eating and drinking.

Alive & The Bluebird Live Stream

In keeping with The Bluebird’s tradition of providing an affordable and intimate space to interact with the songwriters, tickets will cost $20 and attendance will be limited. Audience members will be able to send applause, donations, requests, and messages to the performers via StageIt’s live chat feature.

Visit to create your account now. It takes about a minute and will allow you to purchase tickets to any of StageIt’s shows.

Virtual show tickets can be purchased at once an account is created.

2021 Artist Lineup

Alive & The Bluebird’s 2021 lineup features new and returning performers. Stay tuned for lineup announcements:

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Alive & The Bluebird at Green Door Gourmet

featuring Rhett Akins, Jessi Alexander, & The Warren Brothers

Join us in a beautiful setting for Alive & The Bluebird at Green Door Gourmet! Recently named as one of 2021’s inductees into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Rhett Akins will be performing live alongside Jessi Alexander and the Warren Brothers to raise funds for Alive’s patients and families. Come enjoy craft beverages and delicious appetizers during the pre-show cocktail party, and listen to these talented songwriters perform in the round.


Cocktail Hour: 6:00 p.m. on the lawn, featuring bar service and heavy hors d’oeuvres.
Concert: Begins at approximately 7:30 p.m. in the Grand Barn.

Cost includes bar service with beverages provided by Lipman Brothers, heavy hors d’oeuvres catered by The Corner Market.

We have a limited number of VIP packages for sale. Consider adding on this upgrade which includes priority reserved seating for two, preferred parking, one Alive & The Bluebird autographed poster, two Alive & The Bluebird wine glasses, and one Alive & The Bluebird wine koozie.

About the Venue:

Welcome to Green Door Gourmet! We are a 350-acre farm, on-farm market, and agritourism destination located at 7007 River Road Pike in Nashville, Tennessee. Nestled along the Cumberland River, our farm is just minutes from downtown! We grow a wide variety of fruits, flowers, vegetables, and herbs. We provide our customers, including our Local Farm Box participants, local restaurants, and florists, with the absolute best direct-from-the-field produce. Our on-farm market offers co-operatively sourced products from the area’s best local producers; including grass-fed meats, honey, jams, dairy, baked goods, and much more!

Tickets On Sale

Stay tuned for more events at Green Door Gourmet!

Alive & The Bluebird in the Boro

featuring Tim James and Friends

We’re thrilled to announce that Alive & the Bluebird in the Boro is back! Mark your calendars for September 23 as we gear up for this live, in-person event at Saddle Woods Farm featuring Tim James & Friends. Enjoy craft beverages and delicious appetizers during the pre-show cocktail party. Then, join us in The Barn with concert seating to listen to these talented songwriters perform in the round.

Tickets go live on August 23!

About the Venue:

Saddle Woods Farm is a unique and rustic property equipped to host a multitude of customizable events from weddings to corporate events, video shoots, and fundraisers located at 9522 Franklin Rd in Murfreesboro, TN. Saddle Woods Farm has been featured in Vogue, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Good Morning America, and more!

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Alive & The Bluebird Souvenirs

The 2021 Alive & The Bluebird design was inspired by original art created by The Bluebird Cafe staff member, Karleen Watt.

Each year, a local artist creates the design for our souvenir merchandise. This year’s collection is based on a carved wooden heart that hangs in The Bluebird Cafe and was created by The Bluebird employee Karleen Watt.

  • Alive at the Bluebird T-shirt $20
  • Alive at the Bluebird Wine Glass – $15
  • Alive at the Bluebird Wine Bottle Koozie® Kooler – $10
  • Alive at the Bluebird Trucker Hat – $25
  • Alive at the Bluebird Poster – $5

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Thank You to Our 2021 Sponsors

This event is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors.

2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in becoming a 2021 Alive at the Bluebird sponsor?

Contact Alive’s Donor and Strategic Relationship Manager, Paige Bainbridge at 615-507-5399 or