Nashville Fringe Festival

Celebrating the diversity of Nashville artists


The Nashville Fringe Festival exists to celebrate the diversity of Nashville artists, and to honor the legends among us who enrich our city and inspire our lives.

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Key Milestones:

October 8, 2009: “Nashville Fringe Festival” Trademark Filing Date

June 21, 2010: Inaugural Nashville Fringe Festival events at Simon Ripley’s Music & Art, W.O. Smith Music School, and The Basement

August 24, 2010: “Nashville Fringe Festival” Trademark Registered

March 16, 2011: State of Tennessee Non-Profit status filed for Nashville Fringe Festival

January 8, 2012: IRS grants 501 (c) (3) status as a public charity. IRS makes March 16, 2011, the “effective date of exemption.”

April 10, 2013: Tennessee Department of Revenue Sales or Use Tax Exempt Status Granted

October 12, 2019: Renewal of Federal Service Mark Registration by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (extended through August 24, 2030)

(The Nashville Fringe Festival’s IRS In-Kind Donation Acknowledgement letter is available by request.)

Click here for a complete listing of past events and a Fringe Radio Show episode directory.

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(IRS In-Kind Donation Acknowledgement letter available by request)