Charles Esten (as Deacon) and Chris Carmack (as Will) will both perform live from the show’s Bluebird Café set, TVLine has confirmed, and their performances will be integrated into the episode.
Carmack will sing “If It’s Love” by the Striking Matches, while Esten will perform “I Know How To Love You Now,” which he penned along with Deana Carter.
Aside from those two performances, the rest of the premiere will already have been filmed.
Nashville returns for its third season on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 10/9c.
My first post ever! So excited for this show to come back!