Fox moves New Year’s Eve special to Nashville saloon

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Fox’s right leaning cable channel will once again offer a New Year’s Eve special as the world welcomes 2022.

This year, the network is headed to Nashville, Tennessee, where it will broadcast from the Wildhorse Saloon, a location it’s used for past programming.

“All-American New Year” will be hosted by “Fox & Friends” weekend hosts Will Cain, Rachel Campos-Duffy and Pete Hegseth and starts at 10 p.m. eastern and runs until 1:30 a.m.

Various contributors and personalities will join Cain, Campos-Duffy and Hegseth from cities across the country, while Lawrence Jones and radio host Jimmy Failla will be inside the saloon interacting with guests.

“Outnumbered” co-host Emily Compagno and personality Griff Jenkins will report live from New York City’s Times Square, while contributor Raymond Arroyo and Fox Nation host Abby Hornacek will be stationed in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Additionally, Fox’s Aishah Hasnie will provide live coverage from Folly Beach in Charleston, South Carolina and Fox Business personality Madison Alworth will ring in the new year from Tampa Bay, Florida.

Other events planned for the evening include musical acts including Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, John Elefante, former lead singer of Kansas, Ken Block and Drew Copeland of Sister Hazel, BBR Music Group recording artist Lindsey Ell and house band Sixwire, as well as festive segments to help celebrate the holiday, with cameos from FNC’s Jeanine Pirro, Dan Bongino, Ainsley Earhardt and many more.

Throughout the night, there will be a line dancing competition, New Year’s resolutions from Fox personalities, a Times Square scavenger hunt with Jenkins and Compagno and a comedy workshop with the “Gutfield!” team.

It’s not immediately clear if the event will be open to the general public or what COVID safety protocols will be in place. The saloon’s website only lists that its restaurant portion will be open from 6 p.m. to midnight that evening.

Nashville is not under an indoor mask mandate (and even if it were, most rules are relaxed while restaurant and bar patrons are eating or drinking). Fox’s official announcement of the event does not include any information about guests or safety protocols.

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