Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

   

Events This Week

 

Organ Recital: Stephen Aber

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, LUNCH: 11:30 AM; RECITAL: 12:15 PM
LOCATION: FIRST BAPTIST NASHVILLE CONCERT: FREE; LUNCH: $5

The Thursday Business Lunch and Organ Recital features Stephen Aber, Organist and Staff Accompanist at First Baptist Nashville. Enjoy lunch in the Fellowship Hall and experience music played on the magnificent fifty-nine rank Schantz Organ. Lunch is served from 11:30 am to noon and 12:45 pm to 1:15 pm. The concert begins at 12:15 pm. Cost for lunch is $5 per person.


Nashville at Noon: Great Performances at DPC

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, NOON - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: DOWNTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FREE; SUGGESTED $5 DONATION

Friends of the chamber group ALIAS will perform Mozart's Quartet for piano and strings (Jessica Blackwell, violin; Chris Farrell, viola; Michael Samis, cello; Roger Wiesmeyer, piano).

 

First Saturday Art Crawl

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 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 (galleries close at 9 pm). See this month's shuttle map and gallery listing. Participating galleries include:

 

Andy Anh Ha
63 Arcade.
668-7598. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
Animal Art Photography
59 Arcade. 815-4346. 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. Their final show!

COOP
75 Arcade.
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.

Froelich Gallery
83 Arcade.
244-8899. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

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

Lisa Mergen Wearable Art
58 Arcade. 254-9209. 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.

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

Picture This Creative Framing
44 Arcade. 889-5640. 6 - 9 pm. Free.

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

Studio 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. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Track 13 Gallery at Cummins Station
209 10th Avenue South.
615-330-3948. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

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

West Light Studios
162 Rosa Parks Blvd.
6 - 10 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
 

The Ukedelics will perform on 5th Avenue between the Rymer Gallery and Tinney Contemporary and Beve Mobile Coffee will be located near The Arts Company. Plus, Morton's The Steakhouse (618 Church Street) will offer their discounted "Bar Bites" menu all night during the crawl, with special menu items priced between $5 - $6. Morton's will continue to offer this special during First Saturday Art Crawl nights through the end of the year. Also, Rachel's Gifts at the Hermitage Hotel will host a trunk show featuring artist Vincent Peach of Peach Pearl from 6 pm - 9 pm.


Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2 PM - 6 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM $30 IN ADVANCE; $40 AT THE DOOR

A day full of beer sipping, bourbon tasting, music listening, cigar smoking, and barbeque eating. Admission includes a sampling glass in order to enjoy the "all-you-care-to-taste" sampling of beer and bourbon. Plus, many of the best local barbeque vendors will be on-site.


Special All Saints Service: Requiem

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 10:30 AM - NOON
LOCATION: FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA FREE

The First Evangelical Lutheran Church adult choir will perform "Requiem” by French composer Gabriel Fauré. The choir will be joined by the adult choir of St. Joseph Catholic Church from Madison. The choirs will be accompanied by solo violin, harp and organ. Special music will also be presented during communion and an extended prelude. Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the church and in the lot across McGavock Street.


Let Us In: Women and Cancer Fund Benefit

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: RYMAN AUDITORIUM $35 - $55

Hosted by actor and musician Jeff Daniels. Performances by the Blue Sky Riders (Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr), Juliana Cole, Sarah Darling, Cheyenne Kimball, Samantha Landrum, Steel Magnolia, Jordyn Shellhart, SHeDAISY, Ed Snodderly, Phil Vassar, Chuck Wicks and more. The Women and Cancer Fund campaign raises funds for the charity established in memory of Linda McCartney.


Drumline Live

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 7 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $29 - $54

Prepare to be amazed. This show-stopping spectacle brings the explosive energy and athleticism of American marching bands to the Schermerhorn stage. Trained in marching band programs across the Southeast, the versatile cast of Drumline Live combines dazzling choreography with the sounds of contemporary hip-hop, R&B, classic Motown and the rousing brass band tradition.


45th Annual CMA Awards

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 7 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $125 - $630

The 45th Annual CMA Awards will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood for the fourth consecutive year. The awards show broadcasts live from Bridgestone Arena on the ABC television network. The CMA Awards nominees and winners are determined by the 6,000+ industry professional members of Country Music Association.

 

Downtown Discount

Personal Training Special at FIT Nashville!

125 12th Avenue South. 615-712-7340. During the month of November, FIT Nashville is offering a special personal training discount exclusively for Downtown Details subscribers. Receive three personal training sessions for only $39 (total). Call the fitness center and mention Downtown Details in order to get this deal. This special must be purchased by November 30.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Wicked at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center through Sunday, November 6

1st Birthday Celebration at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant through Friday, November 4

Queensryche at Wildhorse Saloon Wednesday, November 2

Hunter Hayes at 12th & Porter Wednesday, November 2

Alyssa Jacey with Jason Fitz at Listening Room Cafe Wednesday, November 2

Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, November 3 - Saturday, November 5

Gil Gann at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Thursday, November 3

Robert Earl Keen with The Deep Dark Woods at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, November 3

Chris Jones and The Nightdrivers at Station Inn Thursday, November 3

The Hollywood Kills at 12th & Porter Thursday, November 3

Papadosio at Mercy Lounge Thursday, November 3

3rd Annual Rock for Ovaries Benefit at Mercy Lounge Thursday, November 3

The Ancient Egyptian Mummy: A Defense Against Tomb Robbery at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, November 3

Organ Recital: Stephen Aber at First Baptist Nashville Thursday, November 3

Queens Boulevard, Staying for the Weekend, Breaking Laces and more at Hard Rock Cafe Friday, November 4

Ragnar Relay at Riverfront Park Friday, November 4 - Saturday, November 5

Nashville at Noon: Great Performances at DPC at Downtown Presbyterian Church Friday, November 4

Cancer Sucks at Rocketown Friday, November 4

Opry at the Ryman featuring J.T. Hodges, Diamond Rio and more at Ryman Auditorium Friday, November 4

Girls & Boys at Cannery Ballroom Friday, November 4

Ladies Night with Cocoa Brown at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Friday, November 4 - Saturday, November 5

First Saturday Art Crawl Saturday, November 5

Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, November 5

Songwriter Session: Byron Hill and Wil Nance at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, November 5

5th Annual Tennessee Yo-Yo Contest at Rocketown Saturday, November 5

Opry at the Ryman featuring Sarah Darling and more at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, November 5

Corey Smith with Florida Georgia Line at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, November 5

Miss Jackie Wilson at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, November 5

The Villebillies with Elephant Room and Reset at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, November 5

Cowboy Troy at Hard Rock Cafe Saturday, November 5

Marc Beeson, Tony Arata, and Dennis Matkosky. at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, November 5

Tennessee Titans vs. Cincinnati Bengals at LP Field Sunday, November 6

Special All Saints Service: Requiem at First Lutheran Church ELCA Sunday, November 6

Yellowcard at Rocketown Monday, November 7

Jon Roniger at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, November 7

Let Us In: Women and Cancer Fund Benefit at Ryman Auditorium Monday, November 7

Clay Cook with Andrew Combs at 3rd and Lindsley Monday, November 7

Drumline Live at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Tuesday, November 8

Autograph Signing: Sunny Sweeney at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Store Tuesday, November 8

Opry at the Ryman featuring Lee Brice, Diamond Rio and more at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, November 8

Derek Joseph at Wildhorse Saloon Tuesday, November 8

Jimmy Charles at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Tuesday, November 8

Jaron & The Long Road to Love with Joe Firstman at 3rd and Lindsley Tuesday, November 8

The Silent Comedy at 12th & Porter Tuesday, November 8

45th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, November 9

The Wooten Brothers at 3rd and Lindsley Wednesday, November 9

Lyrics & Laughs at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Wednesday, November 9

Mike Eldred: The Very Best of John Denver at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, November 10 - Saturday, November 12

CMA Country Christmas at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, November 10

Craig Wayne Boyd at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, November 10

Straight No Chaser at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, November 10

Kelly Lang with Jacy Dawn at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, November 10

Eastern Block at 12th & Porter Thursday, November 10

Artist's Forum featuring Jairo Prado at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, November 10

Sister Hazel at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, November 11

Trampled Under Foot at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, November 11

Pretty Lights Music Fall Tour at 12th & Porter Friday, November 11

Death and Regeneration at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, November 11

Nashville Predators vs. Montréal Canadiens at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, November 12

Tennessee State University vs. UT Martin at LP Field Saturday, November 12

JAMfest Mega-JAM Cheer and Dance Competition at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, November 12

Ads to Art at The Arts Company Saturday, November 12

Opry at the Ryman featuring Keith Urban and more at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, November 12

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell at Cannery Ballroom Saturday, November 12

Kids Club: Paint Like an Egyptian at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Gift Shop Saturday, November 12

Literary Award Public Lecture: John McPhee at Nashville Public Library Saturday, November 12

Kellie Pickler for Musicians on Call at Hard Rock Cafe Saturday, November 12

Mayor's Challenge 5K Walk/Run at Public Square Park Sunday, November 13

Nashville Predators vs. Washington Capitals at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, November 15

Opry at the Ryman featuring Josh Turner and more at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, November 15

The Stacy Mitchhart Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Tuesday, November 15

Fishbone at Mercy Lounge Tuesday, November 15

Curator's Tour: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons: Journeys at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Tuesday, November 15

Arts Appetizer - Memphis at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Wednesday, November 16

The Fling plus Yukon Blonde at 3rd and Lindsley Wednesday, November 16

The Cadillac Black at Mercy Lounge Wednesday, November 16

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Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown November 2 - 16 include American Vacuum Society (2,000, October 30 - November 3), American Bar Association (225, November 1 - 6), Home Builders Association of Alabama (300, November 3 - 5), 45th Annual CMA Awards (15,000, November 5 - 10), Sensus (400, November 7 - 10), Tennessee Department of Education (450, November 13 - 16), and the National Bible Bee (2,500, November 14 - 21). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

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