) faces the hard choices between adapting to the current scene or letting go of her fame. Meanwhile Juliette Barnes (
) is the new up and coming star in the country music world who is determined to take Rayna's spot as the queen of country.
S1/EP 1 - Pilot
Rayna learns that her record label wants her to tour as the opening act for newcomer Juliette Barnes, and when she refuses, the stage is set for the ultimate power struggle for popularity. Complicating matters, LamarÕs drive for power results in backing Teddy in a run for Mayor of Nashville, against RaynaÕs wishes.
S1/EP 2 - I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You)
TeddyÕs mayoral campaign is moving ahead and Rayna reluctantly endures an investigation that reveals some explosive family secrets. Coleman Carlisle is starting to lay down the groundwork for his campaign when he discovers Lamar is poised to go head to head with himÉ even if it means exposing his longtime friend. Juliette will stop at nothing when it comes to getting her hands on Deacon. After seeing him perform with Rayna at the Bluebird, itÕs clear that not all feelings fade with time. Scarlett is torn between pursuing her dream of songwriting with Gunnar, and her commitment to Avery.
S1/EP 3 - Someday, You'll Call My Name
Rayna immerses herself in her kidsÕ lives and her husbandÕs campaign, and is sobered to learn that she and Teddy are facing financial ruin; Juliette offers Deacon an exclusive contract to write and tour with her; and JulietteÕs troubled mother, Jolene, re-enters her daughterÕs life in dramatic fashion. Meanwhile, Scarlett and GunnarÕs big break with Watty is threatened
S1/EP 4 - We Live in Two Different Worlds
The arrival of a woman from Teddy's past tests his marriage, Rayna and Deacon perform at Teddy's fundraiser, Juliette appears on "Good Morning America," and Gunnar connects with his publisher's assistant.
S1/EP 5 - Move it On Over
Rayna considers moving on after Deacon starts to set boundaries in their relationship; Juliette struggles with her momÕs addictions and Deacon offers a helping hand -- which leads to difficult memories from his past; Teddy is worried that his mayoral campaign will be derailed when his past with Peggy and his financial troubles border on being exposed; and tension with Avery and Gunnar is at a boiling point, as Scarlet feels the pressure to pick her path.
S1/EP 6 - You're Gonna Change (or I'm Gonna Leave)
Rayna seeks the help of a music producer to change her sound, Juliette goes on a date with an NFL player in an attempt to repair her image, and Lamar's plan to delay Coleman's arrival at a photo op works too well.
S1/EP 7 - Lovesick Blues
Rayna reconsiders things after hearing Teddy's side of the story; Juliette finds an unexpected sense of belonging with Sean's family; Gunnar confesses his feelings; Deacon and Avery are each offered opportunities.
S1/EP 8 - Where He Leads Me
Rayna and Juliette are locked for their tour. When Rayna suggests taking her girls with her, she finds that Lamar's not above holding her hostage with some long forgotten family secrets. To everyone's surprise Juliette and Sean have eloped, though not everyone is celebrating. Deacon reconnects with a former flame, and Avery follows the advice of a new music producer that puts more space between him, the band and Scarlett.
S1/EP 9 - Be Careful of Stones That You Throw
Rayna takes her children and sister with her on tour in NYC, but Rayna doesn't like the influence Juliette is having on her daughters. Meanwhile Dante gives Juliette some career guidance that helps her see him in a whole new way; Deacon's feelings for Stacey force him to reconsider his life on the road; a hunky new neighbor, Will (Chris Carmack), befriends Gunnar and Scarlett; Gunnar is thrown by Scarlett's hiding information from him; Lamar threatens Peggy; and Avery jeopardizes his own future.
S1/EP 10 - I'm Sorry For You My Friend
A personal crisis in Nashville causes Rayna to leave the tour in New York City before her sold-out concert with Juliette, but for Juliette, the show must go on. Jolene stakes a claim on her sober counselor Dante as Juliette gets closer to him personally and professionally, and Deacon doesn't like the woman Juliette has become and tells her point-blank. Gunnar declares the next 24 hours a "Scarlett O'Connor party" to celebrate her success, and she brings Will along to join the fun. Meanwhile Avery becomes a roadie for Juliette, and secrets involving the men in Rayna's life see the light of day.
S1/EP 11 - You Win Again
Liam invites Rayna to run away with him to finish her album, and Deacon is surprised by his own reaction, as well as Stacy's accusations; Jolene warns Juliette about Dante's loyalty, which only drives the two women further apart; Teddy faces off with Peggy about the leaks, and in the wake of her father's illness, Tandy proposes a new alliance to Coleman. Meanwhile Gunnar tries out some new music, and Avery and Scarlett reconnect
S1/EP 12 - I've Been Down That Road Before
Rayna finds an unlikely ally in Lamar when he sides with her against Teddy about the girls. Jolene sees Juliette struggling and tries to find a way to help. Avery and Will, separately, both get a chance to shine with bigger stars -- but will it translate to career gold? And Tandy takes her own agenda to the board of Wyatt Industries.
S1/EP 13 - There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
A shadow has been cast over country music's biggest night: Juliette discovers a letter from Jolene revealing her mother's true feelings; Rayna and Deacon's fairytale evening at the CMA Awards, even performing with Brad Paisley - who guest stars as himself -- may not end in a happily-ever-after; and Gunnar will do whatever it takes to win Scarlett's heart back -- but is it too late? Meanwhile the U.S. Attorney's office is closing in on Teddy, and Peggy returns with a secret of her own, on the Season Finale of "Nashville.Ó
S1/EP 14 - Dear Brother
Deacon hates parties and watches Old Yeller every birthday, so naturally Juliette plans a surprise party for him. Rayna tells Teddy their daughter knows about Peggy, and Rayna will not cover for him like she did with the press. Despite filing in another county, the divorce is all over the tabloids and the paparazzi are all over Rayna and her girls. A crisis manager tells Rayna not to be seen in public with any man but her dad, but Rayna defiantly has Watty take her to Deacon's party.Ê
S1/EP 15 - When You're Tired of Breaking Other Hearts
Gunnar is blaming himself for his brother's death, and sleeping with Scarlett didn't help. Scarlett turns to Deacon when Gunnar goes after the killers. When Gunnar doesn't show for their label audition, Scarlett has to play solo. Deacon is at his wit's end dealing with the puppy, so he takes it to the vet (Stacy) and promptly starts dating her. Dominic tells Avery that he owns him, and Avery will play what and how Dominic wants. Avery torches all the master tapes of the music, signs a publishing contract, and gives Dominic a cheque telling him to take a hike.
S1/EP 16 - I Saw The Light
Everyone is in New York for the concert. Maddie tells Rayna she wants to be a singer and Rayna's not happy. Juliette invites Daphne and Maddie to party with her after the show, but Rayna says no. Juliette asks her mother's therapist (Dante) for business advice and lands a multi-million dollar deal with a company. Juliette and Dante sleep together. Avery loses his publishing contract and gets a job as a roadie for Juliette's band. Stacy asks Deacon if he is trying to sabotage them by bringing her on tour with two of his ex-girlfriends.
S1/EP 17 - My Heart Would Know
Juliette and Dante are still in bed when Rayna knocks on the door to say she has to go back to Nashville for a family emergency, and may have to cancel that night. Later Avery is searching for equipment, sees Dante in bed with Juliette, and Dante fires him. Deacon gives Stacy a key to his place and plans to quit the road, then hears about Lamar. Deacon challenges Juliette about Dante and she storms off. Deacon confronts Dante and says until he hears from Juliette, Dante can't fire Avery.
S1/EP 18 - Take These Chains From My Heart
Juliette and Dante go house hunting. Jolene says she saw Dante kissing the realtor (Esme) who tells Juliette they're just old friends. Dante "finds" Jolene's pills, but Juliette later realizes they're not hers. Deacon and Juliette butt heads and when Dante gives him instructions, Deacon gives notice he's leaving after this leg of the tour. Deacon tells Stacy he quit, but then they go to Rayna's concert where Stacy calls him on his feelings and walks out. Rayna and Liam kiss, he asks her to go away with him. Rayna tells Lamar she never knew about her mother's affair
S1/EP 19 - Why DonÕt You Love Me
Rayna and Deacon are back together. Juliette finds out Dante's embezzlement was just a start. Rayna and Juliette are both nominated for the same CMA award and the label throws them a party where Juliette gets smashed. Right before stage time Juliette lays into Deacon who quits on the spot, so Avery steps in. Teddy asks Maddie to let him take her to the Father-Daughter dance, and Rayna tells him about her and Deacon. Coleman hears more about Teddy's past and quits. Gunnar records his brother's song, but the producer isn't interested in his own work.
S1/EP 20 - A Picture from Lifes Other Side
Dante sends Juliette a blackmail demand. Juliette asks Avery to help with her new song. Gunnar goes on a radio show; Scarlett doesn't like what he says and gives him a piece of her mind. Will uses information from Scarlett to crash Rayna's auditions. Will and Gunnar get in a bar fight and Gunnar misses Scarlett's debut at the Grand Ol' Opry, but Avery makes it. Scarlett tells Gunnar she can't be with him the way he is now. Rayna has Deacon over for dinner with the girls and Teddy objects. He serves Rayna a restraining order and Rayna seeks Lamar's advice.
S1/EP 21 - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Rayna tells the girls she's dating Deacon. Deacon gives Juliette his condolences on Jolene's death and she blasts him. Maddie tells Deacon she thinks he may be her father. The US Attorney's office notifies Teddy they're investigating the Cumberland deal. When Teddy contacts Peggy he hears surprising news. Scarlett and Avery meet for a meal. Gunnar brings flowers home and tells Scarlett he came clean about the music to the producer. Scarlett says flowers won't fix what's wrong and leaves to go hear Avery play. At the CMA awards, Juliette lashes out backstage and is horrified by what she said. She leaves. Deacon confronts Rayna backstage about Maddie's parentage, they argue, and he winds up in a bar. Rayna goes home where she and Teddy try to calm a hysterical Maddie. The morning of the funeral Glen brings Juliette her award. Rayna comforts Juliette at the funeral. Juliette arrives home where the mail includes a letter from Jolene. Tandy quits her job. Gunnar proposes to Scarlett. Rayna flips the car with her and Deacon inside.
S2/EP 1 - I Fall To Pieces
After the crash, Rayna is in a coma and Deacon is left to wait on his pending jail sentence. Teddy is still shell-shocked about Peggy's pregnancy and struggles to understand where he belongs... Is it by Rayna's side with his daughters? Meanwhile, Maddie grapples with the revelation that Deacon is her father and, feeling alone, turns to Juliette, unwittingly revealing the details of what happened before the traumatic crash. And Gunnar and Scarlett's relationship becomes even more complicated after the proposal, so they turn to their friends, Will and Zoey, for support.
S2/EP 2 - Never No More
Edgehill has appointed a new chief, Jeff Fordham. He's powerful, sexy and on a mission to place the label back on top. That means it's time to reveal his vision for the future. The question is -- who will be part of it? Rayna has returned from her hiatus and the plan includes her own label, with Will and Scarlett attached. Though Jeff seems supportive, he has a different agenda. Juliette meets with the chief to discuss her new mature sound and look. She details her passion to grow and her natural desire to be taken more seriously as an artist. Jeff could care less. In the meantime, a reality show vixen is the talk of the town and posing a new threat to Juliette's career
S2/EP 3 - I Don't Wanna Talk About It Now
Rayna's divorce from Teddy is final as each embarks on a new path that brings them back to some familiar territory. Liam returns to help Rayna complete her album, and Peggy engages in a plan to win Teddy back. Juliette takes a high-paying private gig at a billionaire couple's anniversary party, but she soon discovers her host is interested in more than just her musical abilities. Deacon's troubled past with his own father casts a shadow over his impending relationship with Maddie, and Will and Scarlett undergo makeovers for the Stockholders Showcase
S2/EP 4 - You're No Angel Yourself
Rayna leaves Juliette in a lurch when she decides she needs toÊcancel the remainder of the tour. Teddy proposes to Peggy and asks her to be discreet around the girls, but when Maddie sees her grandmotherÕs ring hanging from PeggyÕs neck, the charade is up. She is confused and hurt and finds herself turning to an unlikely friend. Tandy uncovers more troubling information about Rayna and her motherÕs death, but her attempt to share the discovery with Rayna is hijacked by MaddieÕs reaction to Teddy and PeggyÕs engagement. Deacon discovers that he has more in common with Megan than just his case.
S2/EP 5 - Don't Open That Door
In advance of a benefit concert starring all of EdgehillÕs best acts, label head Jeff Fordham (Oliver Hudson) demands that his new artists sell themselves as hot, sexy personasÑwhich is a major struggle for Scarlett, and Layla knows it. Since Rayna is unsure about her future as a singer, she plots to buy out EdgehillÕs rights to her music, and Gunnar and Avery decide to record new songs with Zoey, ScarlettÕs best friend. However, by the end of the concert night, nothing will be the sam
S2/EP 6 - It Must Be You
Rayna sets the record straight on all things personal and professional in a candid interview with ABC NewsÕ Robin Roberts (as herself). Determined to be her own boss, Rayna attends the Belle Meade Polo Match to seek out investors for her own label, Highway 65, but is surprised by the reaction from NashvilleÕs elite. Meanwhile, Juliette, who is also at the event, runs into Charlie Wentworth, and Luke Wheeler (guest star Will Chase) and Deacon have an awkward encounter. With her life about to change dramatically, Scarlett leans on Avery for advice, and Teddy announces to the press that he and Peggy are getting married.
S2/EP 7 - She's Got You
As TeddyÕs wedding day nears, Maddie feels lost and tells Rayna she wants to get to know Deacon better, forcing Rayna to confront Deacon about stepping up to co-parent. Luke Wheeler (Will Chase, ÒSmashÓ) commiserates with Rayna about the challenges of exes and parenting. ÊWhile on tour in Texas, Juliette angers a lecherous but very influential radio DJ who starts promoting Layla at JulietteÕs expense. Deacon tries to find his way back to music and discovers an unexpected ally in Avery. While on a date with Layla, Will runs into Brent on a date with a new man, and Gunnar finds himself in a power position in his singing and songwriting,
S2/EP 8 - Hanky Panky Woman
Rayna joins Scarlett on the road for her first tour date with Luke Wheeler (Will Chase, ÒSmashÓ) and is blindsided when Deacon confronts her about putting too much pressure on Scarlett too soon.ÊJeff goes to war against Rayna on control of the album she produced with Liam, and Juliette makes a decision about Charlie Wentworth. Gunnar struggles to write a song for a major artist, and gets help from ScarlettÑsparking an idea for Rayna that could potentially be liberating for her and life-changing for Gunnar.
S2/EP 9 - I'm Tired of Pretending
Maddie wants to spend more time with Deacon and Teddy begins to feel like heÕs being replaced. Rayna is struggling to strike the right balance with the two dads and their fatherhood responsibilities. Meanwhile, Lamar makes a plea to Rayna to secure TandyÕs support as a character witness. Charlie has declared his love for Juliette but she couldnÕt be more distracted by the fact that LaylaÕs career is stealing some of her spotlight. Zoey and Avery make plans to visit Scarlett on the road in an effort to boost her spirits, though that feeling may be short-lived.
S2/EP 10 - Tomorrow Never Comes
Juliette is the main act at TeddyÕs first annual Music City Festival, but the blowback by the fans and press over the Wentworths throws her for a loop and drags down the event. She demands that Glenn find out who leaked career-killing gossip to the tabloids so she can get ahead of the bad press by calling them out. Rayna is determined to buy herself out of her Edgehill contract once and for all, even though Tandy and Luke counsel otherwise. Should she risk all her assets on Highway 65? Deacon and Gunnar find themselves marginalized at the Festival and team up to to put on an unauthorized show, and Scarlett is freezing out Zoey and Gunnar but drawing closer to Avery. However, by eveningÕs end, someone from the world of ÒNashvilleÓ will be gone forever.
S2/EP 11 - I'll Keep Climbing
In the aftermath of the death of someone in their circle, lives are changed forever in the world of ÒNashville,Ó and a new mystery arises. Kelly Clarkson guest stars as herself and makes Gunnar and Scarlett a once-in-a-lifetime offer. JulietteÕs reputation takes another body blow as creative video editing seems to show her proclaiming there is no God, further fueling her detractors. RaynaÕs bought herself out of Edgehill, but the the pressure to succeed is greater than ever, and Deacon struggles to write during his sobriety and relative stability and finds help from Maddie and Daphne.
S2/EP 12 - Just for What I Am
Scarlett's career is on fire as she sings ÒFreeÓ in concert with Zac Brown (guest-starring as himself), but the demands of fame are burning her out. Rayna asks Deacon to help write a much-needed hit for her new album, and it's like old times--perhaps too much. Concert venues are dropping from Juliette's tour and Jeff, her label head, is furious, and Zoey is bruised by Gunnar's inattention when he gets an invitation to co-write from Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts.
S2/EP 13 - It's All Wrong, But It's All Right
Jeff is expecting Juliette to formally apologize for her behavior during her Grand Ole Opry ceremony, but at the last minute she has a change of heart and decides to standby the choices she's made. Luke introduces Rayna to a power player that could help her get her distribution deal off the ground, and then surprises her with a NASCAR that is wrapped in Rayna Jayme's graphics. Deacon is discovering his record deal might not be what he expected and Scarlett's collaboration with Liam gets off to a rocky start. Will and Layla discover they aren't all that different and find comfort in one another's company and Teddy will stop at nothing to reveal Lamar's connection to Peggy's death.
S2/EP 14 - Too Far Gone
Rayna welcomes an exonerated Lamar home from prison but Tandy is suspiciously aloof. When Rayna confronts her, Tandy unloads her suspicions about their father. Juliette hides out at AveryÕs house, avoiding the fan backlash and enjoying their new relationship. But when Deacon hires Avery to be his engineer for his upcoming recording of a live concert at the Bluebird, Juliette is home alone and not loving it. Meanwhile, Scarlett is fired up with creativity and pills.
S2/EP 15 - They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore
JulietteÕsÊnew song, ÒDonÕt Put Dirt on My Grave Just Yet,Ó catches the ear of a high-powered, hit-making producer, Howie V (Michael Chernus, ÒOrange is the New BlackÓ). He wants to make her a superstar and brings her to Los Angeles to record, but marginalizes Glenn in the process. Meanwhile,ÊRayna takes charge with stoicism in the aftermath of recent events, and Scarlett feels lost and alone but finds Liam to be a receptive confidante.
S2/EP 16 - Guilty Street
After performing her manifesto song at her Opry induction, major pop labels are vying to sign Juliette, overwhelming Avery, who can barely afford to take her to dinner. Rayna has major money troubles of her own, since TandyÕs been bouncing checks around town for Highway 65, affecting RaynaÕs ability to sign new artists. Deacon finds that life on the road is filled with temptation when he runs into an old friend, Ruth Bennett (Charlotte Ross) at an AA meeting, and Scarlett becomes more enmeshed with Liam.
S2/EP 17 - We've Got Things To Do
Juliette has a design on how she would like to announce her new deal with Highway 65, however, Rayna has a calculated roll out plan in mind. JulietteÕs emotions get the best of her at a label party when she starts to feel that she is being upstaged by RaynaÕs up-and-coming talent. Will offers Deacon and opportunity of a lifetime though he finds the excitement short-lived after noticing MeganÕs strange behavior. Teddy is at odds with Maddie when he finds out she is fixated with her music, and Will is concerned about his past catching up with him so he makes Layla an offer she canÕt refuse.
S2/EP 18 - Your Wild Life's Gonna Get You Down
Rayna plays a mini-set on LukeÕs tour, and her girls meet his son, Colt (Keann Johnson), a moody teenager who has a big social media following. JulietteÕs growing jealous of AveryÕs connection to Scarlett and takes it out on her while they tour together to help raise awareness of Highway 65. Will and Layla make a plan that Gunnar refuses to support, and Teddy forbids Maddie from attending DeaconÕs latest concert.
S2/EP 19 - Crazy
MaddieÕs news goes viral and stirs a media frenzy including being a ÒHot TopicÓ on ÒThe View,Ó and the real-life co-hosts of ÒThe ViewÓÑ Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy guest-star as themselves. Rayna tries to manage the fallout by going on ÒGood Morning AmericaÓ and real-life anchor Robin Roberts guest stars as herself. When Juliette faces more empty seats on her tour, she reaches out to Charlie Wentworth (Charlie Bewley) for a favor, and ScarlettÕs mother, Beverly (Dana Wheeler-Nicolson), surprises her daughter in San Francisco, but things do not go well.
S2/EP 20 - Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad
ScarlettÕs breakdown is driving everyone to point fingers at who might be responsible for her condition. Deacon is blaming Rayna for pushing her too fast, Rayna is blaming Juliette and for forcing her on stage and Beverly thinks Rayna is only interested in seeing her label succeed. It always feels like everyone has an axe to grind with Juliette so she turns to Avery, only to find him preoccupied with Scarlett. During her moment of weakness, she is driven right into the hands of her nemesis. Meanwhile, Layla tries to convince Will to join her in a reality show.
S2/EP 21 - All or Nothing with Me
Rayna organizes a charity concert at Fort Campbell after finding out Luke has been injured in Afghanistan, forcing him to cut his tour short. Deacon and Maddie are brought closer together as they chart a new course for their future. Teddy is beginning to feel like his family is slipping further and further away from him. Juliette is racked with guilt knowing that her back is against the wall after Jeff threatens to go to Avery with the truth. Gunnar is feeling pressure to reveal a secret about Juliette to Avery until Zoey urges him that his professional and private life should be kept separate. And Will and Layla begin shooting their new reality series.
S2/EP 22 - On the Other Hand
As Will LexingtonÕs album climbs the chart with the help of Jeff FordhamÕs deep pockets, Rayna enlists TeddyÕs help to plan a huge, free concert at LP Field to draw attention to her Highway 65 debut. She will perform with Luke Wheeler and duet with Juliette before thousands of fans. Zoey, Avery and Gunnar rock out at a benefit for DeaconÕs favorite charity, Sober House, and Avery plans to serenade Juliette with a song he wrote for her. But when he attempts to sing it, he doesnÕt understand why she is not present. And Scarlett makes a decision about her future in Music City.
S3/EP 1 - ThatÕs Me Without You
In the uniquely structured season premiere, a torn Rayna must choose not just between two men, but two directions that her life could take. Juliette, struggling to repair her relationship with Avery, auditions for the leading role of a film biopic. Meanwhile, Scarlett, determined to start fresh, embarks on a road trip home and bonds with an unexpected stowaway, and Will and Layla manage the fallout from his on-camera confession.
S3/EP 2 - How Far Down Can I Go
After WillÕs debut album bumps RaynaÕs to second place, sheÕs more determined than ever to make Highway 65 and her record a hit. In turn, she decides to pursue some new and unexpected opportunities for publicity, including a visit to ÒGood Morning AmericaÓ where her friend Luke Bryan surprises her on stage. Layla becomes especially disgruntled about her fleeting career and pressures her husband Will, Edgehill RecordsÕ new #1 artist, to help her rebuild it. Meanwhile, Juliette deals with some life-changing news and prepares for a big audition, where she runs into some familiar competition. Then later, Maddie continues to act out while Deacon deals with the brunt of her adolescence, and Zoey becomes paranoid about GunnarÕs past with Scarlett. Her suspicions are only heightened when she finds them collaborating again on a new song.
S3/EP 3 - I Can't Get Over You To Save My Life
Rayna sets a wedding date which reverberates through the lives of those she loves. Juliette struggles to manage her secret which could prevent her from getting a career-defining movie role, and she meets the leading man who would play her love interest if she got the part. LukeÕs new back-up singer, Pam, makes her presence known, Gunnar gets a visit from his first love, Kiley (Alexa PenaVega), and Layla decides to wield her power over Will.
S3/EP 4 - I Feel Sorry For Me
Rayna goes after Sadie Stone as a new artist to sign to her record label Highway 65. In order to woo her, Rayna invites Sadie out for a girlÕs day on the town, which she thinks may help to seal the deal. Juliette continues to try her best at hiding her pregnancy but when she starts to have stomach pains and mood swings, she has to let down her wall. Later, an assertive and sultry backup singer takes a liking to Deacon but his down in the dumps attitude does nothing but shut her out. Then, Zoey witnesses odd behavior between Scarlett and Gunnar and lets her inner jealousy get the best of her. She tries to mend things at the Bluebird but they end up backfiring terribly. Meanwhile, Avery continues to use alcohol to drown his sorrows, which only takes him to new lows, and Jeff has ulterior motives as he pursues Teddy and the girls.
S3/EP 5 - Road Happy
Juliette frets over hiding her pregnancy before filming a sex scene with movie star Noah West (Derek Hough). Rayna flies her kids to meet her on tour, but learns that her increased fame now that sheÕs engaged to Luke is making Daphne feel entitled, while Maddie is simply miserable. Kiley (Alexa PenaVega) tells Gunnar sheÕs leaving town, Will starts making careless mistakes in his personal life, and Scarlett is inspired by a homeless man (Mykelti Williamson) she meets while songwriting.
S3/EP 6 - Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Easy
After a health scare, Juliette decides to ask Avery if he wants to be a part of her life as the babyÕs father. Then, Gunnar deals with some recent life changing news and seeks advice from Scarlett. Meanwhile, Rayna sweeps the nominations for the CMA Awards but is up against her fiancŽ Luke for the most prized ÒEntertainer of the YearÓ category. Her glory is abruptly interrupted when she finds out Maddie and Daphne have been misbehaving back at home. While out on tour, Deacon finds his purpose in music thanks to the help of Pam, a backup singer in LukeÕs band and country music star Sara Evans guest stars as herself, performing ÒPut My Heart DownÓ with Luke. Later, Scarlett befriends an unlikely new friend.
S3/EP 7 - I'm Coming Home to You
RaynaÕs campaign to raise Highway 65Õs sales and profile finds her performing her latest single on ÒDancing with the Stars.Ó But when she agrees to be shadowed by a reporter all weekend for the cover of a magazine, just as Luke hopes to rekindle the romance, she realizes she may have pushed her public access too far. Juliette struggles to prepare for motherhood alone, and Will and Layla brace themselves for the premiere of their reality show.
S3/EP 8 - YouÕre LookinÕ At Country
ItÕs country musicÕs biggest night of the year at the 48th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville. Up for a total of 11 awards between them, Rayna and LukeÕs evening begins with an unfortunate hitch when Rayna stumbles upon LukeÕs pre-nuptial agreement documents, causing for some friction between them. Later, AveryÕs parents are in town for the show as Avery is nominated for a CMA Award. What should be a lovely reunion takes a turn when Avery introduces them to Juliette. Meanwhile, Gunnar and ZoeyÕs relationship is tested and Deacon and Scarlett watch the awards from home.
S3/EP 9 - Two Sides to Every Story
Rayna continues to pull out all stops in self-promotion, this time by agreeing to do a televised Christmas special from her home, for charity, with Luke and the children.
S3/EP 10 - First To Have A Second Chance
When Luke finally returns home after wrapping up his Moon or Shine Tour just days before he and Rayna tie the knot, Rayna starts to feel conflicted about leaving their kids to go out on the road again, especially after she discovers that Luke has been making parenting decisions without her. Meanwhile, Will invites Layla on tour in an effort to keep her close but when he sees her flirting with his boss at a party, he begins to feel like heÕs losing control of their situation. Then, Teddy uses his Mayoral powers to track down a recent flame and Sadie crosses paths with an unexpected ex. Later, after getting some advice from his mom, Avery makes an unexpected decision.
S3/EP 11 - I'm Not That Good At Goodbyes
Now that Rayna has cancelled their wedding, Luke is not going quietly, and RaynaÕs own daughters donÕt take the news well, either. Juliette and Avery adjust to married life with a few bumps along the way, and Gunnar fights for custody of Micah. Sadie tries to take control of her own problems with her ex by buying a gun, and Deacon gets dire news about his medical condition.
S3/EP 12 - I've Got a Reason to Hate You
Rumors start to fly surrounding Rayna and LukeÕs breakup but RaynaÕs determined not to let them bring her down and finds a way to return to the public eye on her own terms. JulietteÕs pregnancy is starting to make her stir crazy and sheÕs eager to get her career back on track, but at what cost? Then, Scarlett plans a surprise for Deacon, but it doesn't pan out as she had hoped. Later, Gunnar travels to Austin to mend fences with his estranged nephew and Teddy stops by Maddie and DaphneÕs recording session at school where he unexpectedly runs into Jeff.
S3/EP 13 - I'm Lost Between Right or Wrong
Rayna is furious when she finds out Jeff FordhamÕs plans to sign Maddie to Edgehill. Luke enlists Gunnar in his efforts to forget his heartbreak, first by writing revenge songs, and then by carousing and they bring a cautious Will along for the bar hopping. Sadie is tormented by her stalker ex-husband and brings her expensive recording session with Avery to a standstill, jeopardizing his job. And DeaconÕs secrecy over his illness causes him to push Maddie away.
S3/EP 14 - Somebody Pick Up My Pieces
After Rayna forced JeffÕs hand by revealing his indiscretions to the board members, Edgehill Republic begins to crumble along with JeffÕs career. Later, Deacon considers a clinical trial he may be eligible for to receive alternative treatment. To cope with her stress, Scarlett turns to writing again and reconnects with Gunnar, whoÕs doing the same. Avery begins work producing SadieÕs new album, while Juliette keeps busy by posing for a Vogue Magazine spread. Then finally, Sadie opens up to Rayna about her ex-husband.
S3/EP 15 - ThatÕs the Way Love Goes
RaynaÕs anniversary of her induction into the Grand Ole Opry is cause for celebration and guest starring cameos by country stars Vince Gill and Lorrie Morgan as themselves. Rayna reaches out to Deacon and her daughters to perform with her, prompting the girlsÕ hopes of the couple reuniting romantically. Will is uncomfortable when heÕs paired with an out gay man to collaborate on songwriting. Sadie is interviewed by Robin Roberts on ÒGood Morning AmericaÓ and goes public about her private battle.
S3/EP 16 - I CanÕt Keep Away From You
Rayna refuses to let Deacon wallow in his condition, but her support only frustrates him and pushes him away. Meanwhile, Avery, Gunnar and Scarlett are opening for Rascal Flatts on tour, but, when her past public meltdown haunts her on social media, Scarlett becomes wary of performing again. Meanwhile, Jeff and Layla continue to blur the lines of business and pleasure, sending Layla into a state of confusion. Will is enjoying his new writing partner Kevin, but hits a bump in the road when Kevin is mysteriously no long available. Then, Sadie finds herself in a dangerous situation with her relentless ex-husband.
S3/EP 17 - This Just AinÕt a Good Day for LeavinÕ
Juliette is excited about Rayna throwing her a star-studded baby shower, but when Rayna gets pulled into SadieÕs drama instead of hosting, Juliette starts her own mama drama. Bucky and Luke Wheeler both are interested in signing rising singer/songwriter Ron Pope (who guest stars as himself). Gunnar is upset by Scarlett growing closer to Dr. Rand, and Sadie finds a kindred spirit in an old friend.
S3/EP 18 - Nobody Knows But Me
With the arrival of his former fiancŽe in Nashville, Jeff finds himself face-to-face with Jade St. John (played by Christina Aguilera). A powerhouse pop-star in Nashville on tour, Jeff is forced to revisit his past and work with the woman who once played a large role in both his personal and professional lives. Meanwhile, Deacon continues to cope with his cancer diagnosis Ð a secret that weighs heavily on his family Ñ especially Maddie, who struggles with the news herself. While Juliette is eager to get back to work following the birth of her daughter, she quickly finds balancing motherhood and a music career challenging to say the least, while Avery struggles with his own responsibilities and his Triple Exes bandmates.
S3/EP 19 - The Storm Has Just Begun
The brightest stars of Nashville have gathered in support of TeddyÕs music education initiative, ÒNote By Note,Ó where Juliette plans her return to the spotlight Ð and Layla finds herself thrust into it Ð alongside Jade St. John. At the gala, Rayna, Deacon, Maddie and Daphne get ready to take the stage and perform, but before they can, Deacon receives the call heÕs been waiting for containing some life-changing news.
S3/EP 20 - Time Changes Things
Rayna travels to Natchez, MS to try to help Deacon and we learn how her past with him affects his life-and-death struggle today. Jade invites Luke, Jeff and Layla to her beachfront bash in her home in Malibu which turns into an all-night rager. Back in Nashville, new mom Juliette tries to jump-start her career with a last-minute rooftop concert, and Kiley returns to Gunnar with news that changes everything.
S3/EP 21 - Is The Better Part Over
Juliette is back in the news Ð and back to feeling like her old self Ñ following her rooftop performance high above Highway 65, but while she enjoys the attention, her team has growing concerns that she may be suffering from postpartum depression. Meanwhile, Will is surprised with an unexpected visit from his father, and learns his private life is about to become public when a tabloid obtains photos of Will and Kevin together. With DeaconÕs cancer diagnosis no longer a secret, he and Rayna grapple with the future and the real possibility that their time together will be cut short.
S3/EP 22 - Before You Go Make Sure You Know
Juliette is laser-focused on finishing her album Ð and when she puts everything and everyone she loves behind it Ð Avery makes a decision that impacts their lives forever. DeaconÕs life hangs in the balance, but Rayna and the girls are by his side. With the clock ticking and the future uncertain, will they celebrate a life together?
S4/EP 1 - Can't Let Go
Steven Tyler guest stars as himself to sing a duet of ÒCRAZYÓ with Juliette Barnes. With JulietteÕs starring role in the Patsy Cline bio-pic, she is at an all-time career high, but is hitting a personal low. Meanwhile Avery, separated from Juliette, tends to baby Cadence at his parentsÕ home in Texas. Rayna, along with her family and friends, grapple with the chilling aftermath of DeaconÕs liver transplant.
S4/EP 2 - 'Til The Pain Outwears The Shame
Juliette breaks down during an appearance on ÒLive with Kelly and Michael,Ó prompting AveryÕs concern. But when she continues her pattern of irrational and volatile behavior, she leaves Avery with a struggle of his own. Meanwhile, Rayna is determined to show the world that Highway 65 is not just a vanity project and devises a plan to sign Markus Keen (Riley Smith, ÒTrue BloodÓ), one of the biggest rock artists around.
S4/EP 3 - How Can I Help You Say Goodbye
A second aneurysm leaves Beverly brain dead and Deacon consumed with guilt, while Scarlett is forced to decide whether or not to keep Beverly on life support. Meanwhile, Juliette continues a destructive pattern of erratic behavior, pushing Avery to make the heart-wrenching decision to file for divorce.
S4/EP 4 - The Slender Threads That Bind Us Here
Rock star Marcus Keen (Riley Smith) makes demands on Rayna as she struggles to tend to those around her. Layla and Jeff get into a loverÕs quarrel. Jeff arranges for a journalist to shadow Juliette on tour, but after another emotional setback, she leans on pills and alcohol to get through her days, and Zoey (Chaley Rose) returns to see Scarlett.
S4/EP 5 - Stop the World (And Let Me Off)
Rayna pushes back on LaylaÕs romantic relationship with Jeff, and Markus pushes back on his producer, Avery Ñ which does not go well. Maddie joins Colt on LukeÕs tour, giving the teens opportunities for more freedom than Maddie can handle. She turns to Juliette for advice and shocks Luke with the results. Meanwhile, Deacon and Scarlett head to Natchez despite their falling-out, and Gunnar enlists Kevin and WillÕs help as ÒwingmenÓ in an effort to pick up a new woman.
S4/EP 6 - Please Help Me, IÕm Fallin
Juliette gets into a brawl with a fan that goes viral, but Jeff sees damage control as an opening for his own career. Maddie is grounded and misses Colt who is on tour with his dad. Markus butts heads with Rayna over his sound, and the two consider whether they can continue working together.
S4/EP 7 - CanÕt Get Used To Losing You
RaynaÕs concerns about DeaconÕs business venture with an old friend from AA, Frankie (Mark Collie), threaten to drive a wedge between the lovebirds. LukeÕs personal integrity and his relationship with Colt are on the line in the wake of recent events.
S4/EP 8 - Unguarded Moments
Rayna wants to turn down SonyÕs contract offer for Maddie to be a solo artist and finds her family life distracting her from her work with Markus. Luke is desperate to regain ColtÕs trust; GunnarÕs girlfriend, Erin, causes issues on tour with Scarlett and Avery scrambles to make money doing insipid jingles.
S4/EP 9 - ThreeÕs A Crowd
RaynaÕs new artist, Markus Keen, causes trouble for her when he scraps a song on his new album one week before its release. Is Deacon part of the solution or the problem? Luke attempts to reconcile with Colt, and Scarlett surprises Caleb back in Nashville when she gets time off on her tour.
S4/EP 10 - WeÕve Got Nothing But Love To Prove
ItÕs a big morning for Markus Keen when ÒGood Morning AmericaÓ comes to Nashville to broadcast a live concert in support of his new album launch, but come show time, Markus finds heÕs anything but ready. Meanwhile, LukeÕs relationship with Colt continues to be strained while Luke learns of another setback to launching his brand. And living in the same house, but feeling further apart than ever, Rayna and Deacon face a big decision.
S4/EP 11 - Forever And For Always
ItÕs the wedding viewers have longed for when Deacon and Rayna tie the knot, complete with captivating music performances by series regulars Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio, Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella as well as cameos by Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale portraying themselves. When the loving couple are ambushed by paparazzi after their intimate rehearsal dinner, DeaconÕs hot-headed reaction casts a pall on the plans and forces a change of venue. Meanwhile, wedding guest Avery is struggling to keep up with the lies Juliette is forcing him to message to press in her absence.
S4/EP 12 - How Does It Feel To Be Free
A familiar face is back on the Nashville music scene when Luke recruits his old friend Riff Bell (played by Tony Award-winning actor, singer, musician Steve Kazee) to join him on tour. While the duo excitedly starts planning RiffÕs return to the stage, newcomer Vita arrives at The Beverly, but while she convinces Deacon and Rayna she deserves a shot, Frankie has his doubts. In the end, more questions than answers remain. Radio personality Buzz Brainard also guest stars as himself.
S4/EP 13 - If I Could Do It All Again
Luke and Riff are excitedly planning their upcoming tour Ð but Luke soon realizes he may have moved too quickly in the decision to have Riff (played by Tony© Award-winning actor, singer, musician Steve Kazee) on the road again. Meanwhile, Deacon and Frankie clash about Vita with Frankie making a damaging decision that could change everything.
S4/EP 14 - What I Cannot Change
A familiar faceÑJuliette BarnesÑfinally returns to Nashville after receiving treatment for postpartum depression and finds herself at a critical crossroads upon her homecoming. Layla, weeks away from launching her first album, courts country-music superstar Autumn Chase (played by Alicia Witt) in order to secure an opening slot on her tour. Rayna, while shepherding Layla, is motivated to take up a worthy cause. Elsewhere, Will decides to produce his own record, and Colt presents Luke with a difficult proposition.
S4/EP 15 - When There's A Fire In Your Heart
The Exes find navigating their newfound fame tricky business when they go out on the road with Autumn Chase (played by Alicia Witt). Meanwhile, back in Nashville, Maddie continues to grow closer with Cash, causing tension with Deacon as he questions her motives and interest in his daughter. Juliette misses her manager, Glenn, and devises a plan to get him back while Will finds himself working with Kevin again.
S4/EP 16 - DidnÕt Expect It To Go Down This Way
Thomas Rhett guest stars as himself, performing his #1 hit, ÒDie a Happy ManÓ in this all-new episode. Rayna and Deacon are distraught when Maddie runs away from home, and Juliette is threatened by AveryÕs connection to Layla. Luke is forced to find a new artist when Riff disappears and Autumn drives a wedge between Gunnar and Scarlett.
S4/EP 17 - Baby Come Home
Rayna and Deacon try everything they can think of to reunite with Maddie and avoid court, even involving Teddy (Eric Close) from jail. Juliette tries to rekindle her relationship with Avery, and her success on tour stokes LaylaÕs jealousy, personally and professionally. Luke Wheeler leverages his own appearance on ÒGood Morning AmericaÓ with Robin Roberts to try to jump start Will LexingtonÕs career.
S4/EP 18 - The Trouble with the Truth
Rayna and Deacon fight to regain the trust of a determined Maddie as she seeks independence, but their efforts are undermined by someone they thought was an ally. Scarlett and Gunnar disagree on the history of their musical partnership during a press interview. Luke tries to do the right thing for an artist he admires, but it ends up backfiring.
S4/EP 19 - After YouÕve Gone
Rayna makes a last-ditch effort to protect her oldest daughter from the perils that befall young artists. Juliette reunites with herShenandoah Girl co-star Noah West (Derek Hough) on the Oscar campaign trail, where she meets Kesha, who guest stars as herself. Elsewhere, Scarlett grows wary of GunnarÕs budding friendship with Autumn Chase (Alicia Witt), Layla fears falling into obscurity before her career even takes off, and Will suffers a devastating loss.
S4/EP 20 - ItÕs Sure Gonna Hurt
After nearly two decades, Rayna and Deacon face the facts of their storied and often tempestuous relationship. Scarlett makes a startling self-discovery in between tour dates while Gunnar performs with one of his idols, rock-music legend Sir Elton John, who guest stars as himself. Luke stops by The View to trumpet a worthy causeÑbefore a family emergency pulls his focus. Elsewhere, Juliette struggles to make a connection, and Layla launches her album at The Bluebird. Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Raven SymonŽ, and Paula Faris guest star as themselves.
S4/EP 21 - Maybe YouÕll Appreciate Me Someday
On the season finale, Rayna resorts to drastic measures when she learns that Maddie has crossed paths with a duplicitous figure from her past. Juliette must choose how to publicly reckon with the truth of Jeff FordhamÕs deathÑa decision that directly affects Layla. Scarlett and Gunnar consider parting ways as bandmates, and Will finally decides to do what he should have done long agoÑstep up as the leader of a cause and a community.
S5/EP 1 - The Wayfaring Stranger
Rayna and Deacon face a new normal with Maddie now back home and Highway 65 struggling financially. Rayna takes a gig in Silicon Valley, performing for tech mogul Zach Welles, and faces questions about the future of her own musical career. The shocking news about Juliette creates a wave of emotions throughout Nashville.
S5/EP 2 - Back In BabyÕs Arms
Rayna, back from her road trip and eager to stretch her creative muscles, approaches Deacon about working on a concept album together, an album that explores and unveils the pain and beauty of their complicated history. But Deacon is reluctant to lay himself bare. As Highway 65 prepares to release the ExesÕ new single, Scarlett questions whether Gunnar really wrote the lyrics about her. Juliette, still physically and emotionally recovering from the plane crash, seeks out her guardian angel. Will doesnÕt know how to handle all of the attention heÕs getting from other men, particularly an influential menÕs fashion icon.
S5/EP 3 - LetÕs Put It Back Together Again
Maddie takes an internship at a recording studio and meets a street musician. Avery struggles producing Ashley Willerman, a young YouTube singing sensation. Juliette meets her guardian angel and wants to thank her with an extravagant gift. Deacon confronts Maddie about her attitude toward the internship.
S5/EP 4 - Leap of Faith
Rayna receives a stunning and generous offer from tech guru Zach Welles regarding Highway 65, but Rayna wonders if itÕs too good to be true. Meanwhile, she and Bucky struggle to find the perfect director for the music video that will launch the ExesÕ new single. Juliette seeks treatment that is more advanced than her physical therapist recommends. Juliette considers that she might need healing of a more spiritual nature. Will and Kevin look for an apartment together.
S5/EP 5 - Love Hurts
The Exes shoot their video. Scarlett and the director, Damien George, fight as he pushes Scarlett to limits sheÕs not comfortable with. Clay and Maddie grow closer as he shows Maddie a different part of town. Carl Hockney approaches Rayna at Highway 65.
S5/EP 6 - A Little Bit Stronger
Rayna and Deacon beef up their home security after RaynaÕs encounter with Carl Hockney. Zach Welles makes his first major recommendation to Highway 65, and it involves Luke Wheeler. Juliette draws closer to her guardian angel Hallie and finds herself welcomed by HallieÕs church community. Avery leaps back into performing with his new band. Maddie and ClayÕs relationship hits some roadblocks while Daphne starts getting some attention from a boy at school. Scarlett sees footage of the video.
S5/EP 7 - Hurricane
Rayna and Deacon struggle to find common creative ground as they begin to write their album. Maddie and Daphne create a disturbance at home. Damien apologizes to Scarlett and reveals his feelings for her. Scarlett and Gunnar question their relationship.
S5/EP 8 - Stand Beside Me
Rayna and Deacon take extra precautions as Carl Hockney tests the limits of the restraining order, but Maddie finds their measures too stifling. Juliette appeals to the members of HallieÕs church choir to work with her on a gospel album, but some choir members question JulietteÕs motives. In spite of herself, Scarlett finds herself drawn to Damien. Daphne grows up.
S5/EP 9 - If Tomorrow Never Comes
After her life-changing experience, Rayna scrambles to write one more song for the concept album with Deacon and receives an unexpected visitor. Still shaken, Maddie gets help from Clay. JulietteÕs leg starts to hurt inexplicably. Gunnar fights for Scarlett.
S5/EP 10 - IÕll Fly Away
A legal dispute threatens to break apart the family. Juliette demands to perform at the CMT Music Awards. Will and Zach are drawn closer together. Maddie and Clay question their relationship.
S5/EP 11 - Fire and Rain
Juliette helps Maddie navigate the wave of attention she receives after her performance at the CMT Music Awards. Zach demands the masters from Rayna and DeaconÕs unfinished album. Scarlett has second thoughts about going back on tour with Gunnar.
S5/EP 12 - Back In The Saddle Again
Deacon strives to help Daphne pass her history class, but Daphne feels unmotivated. Juliette gives Maddie unsolicited advice about a song. Scarlett and Gunnar return from their tour and receive some big news. Zach continues to exert his will on Highway 65.
S5/EP 13 - Till I Can Make It On My Own
Juliette experiences anxiety about her upcoming first major performance after the plane crash. Bucky clashes with Zach over Highway 65. Daphne helps her new friend. Scarlett confronts Damien.
S5/EP 14 - (Now and Then ThereÕs) A Fool Such As I
As MaddieÕs career is preparing for take-off, she and Clay get pulled over by a police officer, striking Maddie with some bad publicity. Juliette searches for the perfect song to re-launch her career. Damien George returns to Nashville with grand ideas for Scarlett; Gunnar is not very excited about it.
S5/EP 15 - A Change Would Do You Good
Juliette keeps a secret from Maddie as Maddie deals with the fallout from the video of her and the police officer. Deacon and Avery are smitten with HallieÕs special sound. Zach continues to exert his influence on Highway 65, complicating his relationship with Will.
S5/EP 16 - Not Ready To Make Nice
Juliette spars with Avery over HallieÕs sound. Maddie discovers the truth about the origins of the bullying on social media. Deacon faces complex challenges as a father and as the head of Highway 65. ScarlettÕs pregnancy garners her some unexpected attention.
S5/EP 17 - Ghost In This House
Against the advice of Highway 65Õs PR expert, Scarlett confronts the journalist Mackenzie Rhodes face-to-face. Will shoots a big-time commercial. Deacon feels pressure from the outside to move on from Rayna.
S5/EP 18 - The Night Before (Life Goes On)
Juliette continues to be plagued by her injuries from the plane crash while Avery heads out on tour with his band and gets a taste of independence. Deacon plays a benefit for one of RaynaÕs favorite charities. Scarlett and Gunnar shoot a national commercial. Daphne goes to a party with a boy from school.
S5/EP 19 - You CanÕt Lose Me
As JulietteÕs single becomes a bona fide hit, Juliette takes great pains to keep Maddie from learning the truth. Deacon considers a new artist for Highway 65. ScarlettÕs pregnancy faces complications. Gunnar searches for the mugger.
S5/EP 20 - Speed Trap Town
Gunnar, in need of a break, joins Avery on his tour. While the tour is in Texas, Gunnar visits his hometown and faces the ghosts of his past. Maddie and JulietteÕs feud intensifies when they both get nominated for the same American Music Award. Deacon helps Jessie record a song. Scarlett takes a self-defense class.
S5/EP 21 - Farther On
Juliette shoots a mascara commercial but takes issue with the commercialÕs direction. Deacon gets invited to play the Opry, but stress at home and work causes him to hesitate. Avery and Gunnar continue to enjoy life on the road together.
S5/EP 22 - Reasons To Quit
With Deacon and the artists of Highway 65 taking a stand, Zach sends a threatening message. Maddie and JulietteÕs conflict comes to a head as the American Music Awards loom. Daphne goes to a pool party and meets JessieÕs son. Gunnar talks to Scarlett for the first time since his period of soul searching on the road.
S6/EP 1 - New Strings
After a public meltdown, Juliette tries to change her life. Maddie meets famous pop star Jonah Ford. Scarlett struggles to find herself. Will coaches Gunnar. Deacon deals with loneliness.
S6/EP 2 - Second Chances
Deacon goes on a date with a familiar face. Juliette dives into a self-help movement. Will and Gunnar invite Avery to perform with them. Scarlett is reminded how her career as had a positive influence on fans. Daphne reaches out to Jake.
S6/EP 3 - Jump Then Fall
Daphne struggles with the idea of Deacon dating. Juliette introduces Avery to Darius. Maddie and Jonah record a song, but Maddie finds JonahÕs life a little too public. Will learns news about Zach and find ways to enhance his appearance.
S6/EP 4 - That's My Story
Darius helps Juliette unlock a dark truth about her past. Daphne and Jake bond over each otherÕs dislike of dating parents. Scarlett volunteers at an equine therapy ranch. Gunnar, Will, and Avery struggle to find their sound.
S6/EP 5 - Where the Night Goes
Deacon and JessieÕs relationship deepens. Darius invites Juliette to get more involved with the Movement while Avery voices his opinion. Gunnar, Will, and Avery search for a female voice for the band. JonahÕs ex releases a song about Maddie.
S6/EP 6 - Beneath Still Waters
Daphne struggles to accept Deacon and JessieÕs relationship. The new addition to the boysÕ band becomes a hit. Gunnar falls back into old habits. Scarlett takes an interest in a veteran undergoing equine therapy.
S6/EP 7 - Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound
Daphne and Jake perform at school. Deacon and Jessie run into Brad. AlannahÕs stage presence grows, creating a division in the band. Gunnar questions his relationship with Alannah. Maddie joins Jonah in Miami, bonds with Twig. Avery visits Juliette.
S6/EP 8 - Sometimes You Just Can't Win
Daphne seeks to establish her career and auditions for a country music singing competition. Scarlett invites Sean to see live music. Avery makes a decision. The band gets invited to perform on late night TV. WillÕs choice catches up with him.
S6/EP 9 - Pick Yourself Up
After his collapse while performing at the late night show, Will recovers in the hospital and frets about his future. Brad gets a restraining order against Deacon, fueling conflict between Deacon and Jessie. The media get wind of JulietteÕs extended stay in South America and begin harassing Avery about it. Maddie gets caught up in the fast lane lifestyle of Jonah Ford.
S6/EP 10 - Two Sparrows In A Hurricane
As BradÕs country music singing competition begins, he and a singing coach instantly recognize Daphne as a star in the making. AveryÕs relationship with Alannah deepens, putting strain on his friendship with Gunnar and complicating things in the band. Deacon tries to patch things up with Jessie, but it does not go well. Scarlett convinces Sean to play a song at an open mic, which opens something within Sean.
S6/EP 11 - No Place That Far
Juliette discovers that Darius EnrightÕs Movement is not the happy utopia that it seemed to be. She demands to leave, but they wonÕt let her. The tension in the group too much to bear, Alannah leaves the band and signs with Shiny New Records; but the emotional connection between her and Avery doesnÕt go away. JonahÕs best friend Twig develops feelings for Maddie, but she shuts him down even as their friendship deepens.
S6/EP 12 - The House That Built Me
A visitor from the past comes into DeaconÕs life Ð his father, a very unpleasant surprise. With Alannah out of the picture, the band flounders and the guys have to consider whether itÕs worth continuing. Brad makes inappropriate advances toward Alannah, and she confides in Avery. SeanÕs wife becomes jealous of how close Sean and Scarlett have become.
S6/EP 13 - Strong Enough To Bend
Scarlett tries to help Sean but he questions her motivations. Deacon deals with forgiveness and a new family dynamic when a visitor comes to stay. Daphne is forced out of her comfort zone on NashvilleÕs Next but finds help in judge Ilse De Witt.
S6/EP 14 - For The Sake Of The Song
Deacon and the girls grow concerned when Gideon starts leaving the house. Juliette confronts Darius. Twig struggles to keep Maddie from discovering JonahÕs secret. Alannah learns that BradÕs inappropriate behavior is not limited to just her.
S6/EP 15 - I Don't Want To Lose You Yet
Avery and Juliette come together after a medical scare. Scarlett and Sean organize a benefit for the ranch. Gunnar receives inspiration from a surprising source. Avery questions his future with Alannah. Maddie challenges Twig. Deacon learns a secret.
S6/EP 16 - Beyond The Sunset
Deacon canÕt forgive Gideon and gets an opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream. Juliette makes a decision about her future. Daphne prepares for the final round of NashvilleÕs Next. Alannah confronts Brad. Avery, Gunnar, and Will discuss the future.