NFL Draft Details That Country Music Fans Need To Know

By Lauryn Snapp

April 23, 2019

Whether you are headed into the weekend with your NFL picks already planned or you are headed to Nashville to partake in the picking, here are the NFL Draft details that you need to know!

When is the 2019 NFL Draft?

The draft runs from April 25-27, with the round schedule as follows:

Thursday, April 25: Round 1

Friday, April 26: Rounds 2-3

Saturday, April 27: Rounds 4-7

What time is the 2019 NFL Draft?

The start times for each day of the draft are as follows:

Thursday, April 25: 8 p.m. ET

Friday, April 26: 7 p.m. ET

Saturday, April 27: 12 p.m. ET

Where is the 2019 NFL Draft?

Music City has become the home for the 2019 draft. Prior to Nashville’s hosting, the NFL Draft was held in New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Arlington.

Who is performing?

The draft's main stage will be assembled at First and Broadway and is set to host free draft-week concerts by Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, among others. The daily concert breakdown is listed below by date.

Thursday, April 25

NFL Draft Experience stage

Location: Outside of Nissan Stadium

12 p.m. — Doors open

12:15-12:55 p.m. — New North

1:05-1:45 p.m. — DJ Mel

2-2:45 p.m. — Striking Matches

3:05-3:35 p.m. — Mez

4-5 p.m. — Mikky Ekko

Draft main stage

Location: 1st Avenue and Broadway

5-6 p.m. — Moon Taxi

Friday, April 26

NFL Draft Experience stage

12 p.m. — Doors open

12:30-1:15 p.m. — Jessy Wilson

1:30-2:10 p.m. — Willie Jones

2:30-3:10 p.m. — DJ Mel

3:30-4:10 p.m. — Kid Politics

4:30-5:30 p.m. — Jonny P

6-7 p.m. — Charlie Worsham

7:30-8:30 p.m. — Rayland Baxter

8:45-9:30 p.m. — DJ Mel

Draft main stage

Post-draft — Tim McGraw, followed by fireworks above Lower Broadway

Saturday, April 27

NFL Draft Experience stage

8 a.m. — Doors open for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon runners

8-8:50 a.m. — DJ Case Bloom

9 a.m. — General admission doors open

9-9:45 a.m. — Ryan Hurd

10:50-11:30 a.m. — Katie Schecter

11:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Jason Eskridge

12:50-1:30 p.m. — Three Star Revival

1:45-2:30 p.m. — DJ Case Bloom

3-4 p.m. — Andrew Combs

4:30-5:30 p.m. — Charles Esten

Draft main stage

Post-draft — Dierks Bentley, with opener Lindsay Ell, followed by fireworks above Lower Broadway

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How to watch the 2019 NFL Draft:

Here is the NFL's official breakdown of who will be airing live TV broadcasts and online streams of this year's draft:

Thursday: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes

Friday: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes

Saturday: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes

Live stream: fuboTV (try for free), NFL.com/Watch

Photo Credit: Getty Images.

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