Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

   

News & Information

New Business: Lynn's Boutique on Broadway!
301 Broadway, 2nd Floor. 615-743-6000. A clothing store for women featuring boutique fashion items at an affordable price. Pieces include sundresses, designer denim, fashion tops, handbags, accessories and more.  Hours are Mon - Sat 11 am - 6 pm.


Events This Week

Ella

THROUGH SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 7:30 PM WED - THURS, 8 PM FRI, 2 PM AND 8 PM SAT, 1 PM AND 6:30 PM SUN
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER $35 - $55

Featuring more than a dozen of her most famous hits, including "A Tisket, A Tasket", "How High the Moon", "That Old Black Magic" and "They Can't Take that Away from Me", this swinging new musical invites audiences to fall in love all over again with the magic and soul of Ella Fitzgerald.


Music City Madness

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2 - SATURDAY, MARCH 5
LOCATION: NASHVILLE MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM

The Ohio Valley Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament. Click here for fan package and ticket information. And click here for more tournament information, including bracket schedules.


SEC Women's Basketball Tournament

THURSDAY, MARCH 3 - SUNDAY, MARCH 6, GAME TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $60 - $90

The SEC Women's Basketball Tournament schedule can be viewed by clicking here. To purchase tickets, click here. The Best Ever Event Parking -BEEP- is free and available for this event.


I'm Still Beautiful: Benefiting Young Adult Cancer Survivors

THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 7 PM
LOCATION: MERCY LOUNGE $10

A concert and fashion show event, benefiting young adults who have survived cancer. The line-up features Kopecky Family Band, Run With Bulls, and Holley Maher. Presented by Giving Back Is The New Black.


First Saturday Art Crawl

SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 6 PM - 9 PM

Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Free shuttles provide transportation among the galleries from 6 pm to 10 pm. See this month's shuttle map and gallery listing. Participating galleries and locations include:

Animal Art Photography
59 Arcade. 815-4346. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Arcade 57
57 Arcade. 931-446-2337. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

The Arts Company
215 5th Avenue North. 254-2040. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

BelArt Gallery
56 Arcade. 397-2347. 6 - 9 pm. Free.

Blend Studio
79 Arcade. 554-1340. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Estel Gallery
115 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. 251-8997. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

EOA Architects PLLC
400 4th Avenue South. 242-4004. 6 - 9 pm. Free. On the shuttle route.

The Ha Factory
238 5th Avenue North. 718-930-3905. 6 - 9 pm. Free.

LeQuire Gallery Annex
64A Arcade. 298-4611. 6 - 9 pm. Free.

The Lost Boys Center & Gallery
535 4th Avenue South. 256-8302. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information. Free parking and on the shuttle route.

Mir Gallery
44 Arcade. 522-8908. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

O Gallery
42 Arcade. 416-2537. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Ronell & Co.
83 Arcade. 776-7868. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

The Rymer Gallery
233 5th Avenue North. 752-6030. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Seven Art
301 Union Street, 2nd Floor. 594-0208. 6 - 10 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Suite 69
69 Arcade. 479-5133. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Tennessee Art League
808 Broadway. 736-5000. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Tinney Contemporary
237 5th Avenue North. 255-7816. 6 - 9 pm. Click here for exhibit information.

Twist Art Gallery
73 Arcade. 888-535-5286. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

417 Union
417 Union Street.
615-401-7241. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
 


Camerata Ireland

MONDAY, MARCH 7, 7 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $19 - $39

Featuring some of Ireland’s most gifted young musicians, this 40-member ensemble is led by pianist Barry Douglas, who made a memorable appearance at the Schermerhorn last season. For its Nashville appearance, Camerata Ireland will perform piano concertos by Mozart and Liszt, along with a recent work celebrating Ireland and its rich history of music-making.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Ella at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Tuesday, March 1 - Sunday, March 6

Music City Madness at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Wednesday, March 2 - Saturday, March 5

Jason Wyatt at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Wednesday, March 2

Katie Quick featuring Sweetwater Rose at The Rutledge Wednesday, March 2

Chords Of Hope: Band Against MS Benefit With Clay Walker and Friends at Wildhorse Saloon Wednesday, March 2

SEC Women's Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, March 3 - Sunday, March 6

Momix Botanica at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Thursday, March 3

I'm Still Beautiful: Benefiting Young Adult Cancer Survivors at Mercy Lounge Thursday, March 3

Off The Wagon at Station Inn Friday, March 4

Kem with Musiq Soulchild and Ledisi at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, March 4

Josh Garrett at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Friday, March 4

First Saturday Art Crawl Saturday, March 5

Flogging Molly at War Memorial Auditorium Saturday, March 5

The Rebirth of Black at The Ha Factory Saturday, March 5

Songwriter Session: Tony Arata at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, March 5

Johnny Mack at Hard Rock Cafe Saturday, March 5

Life Change University at First Baptist Nashville Sunday, March 6

Nashville Blues Festival at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Sunday, March 6

Voices of Spring at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, March 6

Clutch with Run With Bulls at Mercy Lounge Sunday, March 6

John England & the Western Swingers at Robert's Western World Monday, March 7

The Dean Martini's at Sambuca Monday, March 7

Camerata Ireland at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Monday, March 7

Apocalyptica at Cannery Ballroom Monday, March 7

The Lagniappe All Stars at 3rd and Lindsley Tuesday, March 8

Ben Sturgell with Chris Hurt, Black Market Research, Clay Evans at 12th & Porter Wednesday, March 9

Suzy Bogguss at Station Inn Thursday, March 10

Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, March 10

Slatkin Conducts Glass at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, March 10 - Saturday, March 12

Curator's Tour: Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, March 10

Rick Springfield at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, March 11

Bicho Brothers at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Friday, March 11

George Jones at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, March 12

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, March 12

"Minute to Win It" Auditions at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Saturday, March 12

Kids Club: Magnificent Mandalas at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, March 12

Life Change University at First Baptist Nashville Sunday, March 13

OneRepublic with The Daylights at Ryman Auditorium Sunday, March 13

Jazz on the Move: The Art of Composition with Jeff Coffin at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Sunday, March 13

John England & the Western Swingers at Robert's Western World Monday, March 14

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Monday, March 14

Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, March 15

Leo Kottke at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Wednesday, March 16

The California Guitar Trio at 3rd and Lindsley Wednesday, March 16

Click here to see a complete calendar of all events happening in downtown Nashville!

Downtown Hotels

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Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown March 2 - 16, 2011 include Goodman Manufacturing (65, March 2 - 3), Country Radio Broadcasters (2,000, March 2 - 5), Ohio Valley Conference (5,000, March 2 - 5), Southeastern Conference (10,000, March 3 - 6), Tractor Supply Company (2,500, March 6 - 10), Professional Trade Publications, Inc./Concrete Decor Show (2,000, March 8 - 11), Tennessee Baptist Convention Youth Evangelism Conference (4,000, March 11 - 12), Tennessee Community Correction Association (129, March 14 - 17), and ARMtech Insurance Services (116, March 15 - 17). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions/.

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