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Nashville Night in Orlando coming to Judson’s Live with legendary songwriters, Matt Jenkins & J.T. Harding

Exciting news from Dr. Phillips Center, as country music’s top hit-makers, Matt Jenkins & J.T. Harding will perform at the intimate Judson’s Live in downtown.

Dr. Phillips Center brings "Nashville Night in Orlando" to Judson’s Live with legendary songwriters, Matt Jenkins & J.T. Harding

From the backs of napkins to the bright lights of Music City. Every song has a story-- and country music’s top hit-makers are sharing theirs at Judson’s Live beginning April 20, 2024.


Nashville’s most celebrated songwriters who have worked with Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker, to name a few, will take the Judson’s Live stage as part of Nashville Night in Orlando.


“The series has packed venues across Central Florida and we are excited to bring the event and its audiences to Judson’s Live,”says Kathy Ramsberger, president & CEO of the Dr. Phillips Center.

The two legendary hitmakers will perform fours shows at Judson's Live,  with shows at 4 pm and 8 pm on April 20, and May 22, 2024.


Judson’s Live is the art center’s newest and most intimate music room offering a front row experience to celebrate songwriters, enjoy music and learn about the inspiration behind some of Nashville’s biggest hits.

Be there as Nashville’s most celebrated songwriters share the stories and inspiration behind their # 1 hits, in a close-knit, intimate atmosphere where artist and audience can truly connect. Hear the untold stories behind your most-loved songs and lyrics – and how big-name artists got their hands on them to make the tunes immortal.


MATT JENKINS is a CMA Triple Play award-winning songwriter who has earned seven # 1 singles, including:


“Buy Dirt” by Jordan Davis and Luke Bryan

"Happy Anywhere" by Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

“Do I Make You Wanna” by Billy Currington

“Song for Another Time” by Old Dominion

“Setting the World on Fire” by Kenny Chesney featuring Pink.


He also wrote Florida Georgia Line's "Confession,” Dustin Lynch's "Where It's At" and Keith Urban's hit single "Cop Car." Not only do his songs top charts but they also set the mood for TV's biggest shows including his song “Fade Into You” placed in ABC’s show Nashville.


J.T. HARDING is a hit songwriter and author from Grosse Pointe, Michigan. His hit song, “Smile” sold 4 million times and his wild memoir, “Party Like a Rockstar” is a bestseller on Amazon. J.T. has written songs for:


Blake Shelton

Kenny Chesney

Keith Urban

Darius Rucker

Dierks Bentley

Tickets are available now, with the tickets costing $60 per guest. Space is limited so get yours now.

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Dr. Phillips Center brings "Nashville Night in Orlando" to Judson’s Live with legendary songwriters, Matt Jenkins & J.T. Harding

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