Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

   

Events This Week

Celtic Woman: Believe

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER $32.50 - $66.50

Celtic Woman, a smash hit around the globe, returns with their most recent live show! The awe-inspiring vocalists along with mesmerizing Celtic violinists continue to capture the hearts of fans across the country. They will perform classic Irish songs, timeless pop anthems, and inspirational songs.


Meet 'n Three Partnership Event

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 6 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE

An event featuring local artists, food trucks, and live music. Art from over 30 local artists, ten of Nashville's favorite food trucks, live music by the Striking Matches, beer and wine for sale and more. This event is sponsored by the Metro Arts Commission, Nashville Food Trucks and Lightning 100.


Collectors Art Night

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 5:30 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: 5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS

Art talks on the 5th Avenue of the Arts hosted by Paul Polycarpou and Nashville Arts Magazine. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 pm. The Arts Company will start the evening with a conversation featuring the South Light Photographers on The Art of Collecting Photography, featuring three prominent Nashville art collectors – Jack Spencer, Billy Frist, and David Conrad. The Rymer Gallery will welcome British born and educated (now local) artist Ed Nash speaking about his current series of paintings, entitled Frontiers. Tinney Contemporary features an interview with New York artist Peri Schwartz, as she answers questions about her new exhibition, The Architect Within. The event is free, but registration is required. Click here to RSVP. Free valet parking and complimentary wine will be available with registration.

 

First Saturday Art Crawl

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 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.

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.

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.

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

 

Additional merchants with special offers during the crawl include Morton's and Dunn Bros. Coffee. 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. And Dunn Bros. Coffee will showcase art by Julian Cole and Steve Choatie (on display through February 29). Live music by Chris Miller from 6 pm - 9 pm. Plus, free coffee and 20% off specialty drinks or fresh roasted beans if you mention this Downtown Details e-newsletter.


Ford Community Free Day at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 9 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM FREE

For the fifth consecutive year, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is partnering with the Ford Motor Company Fund to present a FREE admission day. It is a "thank you" to the Middle Tennessee community for its support. Events include an autograph signing with the Oak Ridge Boys and a live concert with Hunter Hayes.


Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5K Run/Walk

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 10 AM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $40 IN ADVANCE; $45 REGISTRATION ON DAY OF RACE

An all new race course for this year's 5K. The entry fee for the annual Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5K Run/Walk includes a race t-shirt, $25 voucher to Adventureworks, and a voucher good for one ticket to an upcoming Nashville Predators game. Choose from the game that night vs. the St. Louis Blues, or on Tuesday, February 7 vs. the Vancouver Canucks, or on Tuesday, February 14 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks. Click here for registration information.   PLEASE NOTE: rolling road closures are associated with this event beginning as early as 7:30 am and ending as late as noon. Click here for a race map.


Super Bowl Party

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 5 PM
LOCATION: BENCHMARK

Watch the Super Bowl on one of the sports bar's eighteen flat screen TV's. There is not a bad seat in the house! Food and drink specials include $15 buckets of domestic beer, $5 nachos and $.50 wings! Reservations can be made by calling 615-748-9006. Kick off is at 5:30 pm.


Super Bowl Sunday

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 5 PM
LOCATION: RIVERFRONT TAVERN

The big game kicks off at 5:30 pm. Riverfront Tavern will offer great drinks specials, door prizes and more. Half price pints and pitchers all day, a complimentary hot wing and appetizer buffet, and $15 buckets of domestic beer. Door prizes will be offered at the end of each quarter. Plus, a Super Bowl edition of Trivia Time immediately following the big game.


Lunch and Learn: Time Management

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, NOON - 1 PM
LOCATION: COLAB NASHVILLE FREE

Folks from Dale Carnegie will discuss effective time management. Time escapes minute by minute and hour by hour. Start the New Year off on the right foot by planning, organizing, and managing your time. Call 615-852-6522 to reserve your free spot at this lunch.

 

Downtown Discount

Winter Clearance Sale

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11
LOCATION: APRICOT LANE

Winter accessories, clothing, and shoes are marked up to 50% off at this great boutique in The Gulch. Sale runs through Saturday, February 11.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Tracey Snelling: Woman on the Run at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, September 9 - Sunday, February 5

A Divine Light at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, September 9 - Sunday, February 5

Audie Blaylock at Station Inn Wednesday, February 1

Minnie Murphy at Sambuca Wednesday, February 1

Winter Clearance Sale at Apricot Lane Wednesday, February 1 - Saturday, February 11

Dierks Bentley with Will Hoge at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, February 2

Marvin Hamlisch at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, February 2 - Saturday, February 4

Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers at Station Inn Thursday, February 2

Corsets & Champagne at Two Old Hippies Thursday, February 2 - Friday, February 3

Justin Caldwell at Sambuca Thursday, February 2

Celtic Woman: Believe at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 3 - Saturday, February 4

Opry at the Ryman featuring Oak Ridge Boys, Keith Urban and more at Ryman Auditorium Friday, February 3

J D Crowe & New South at Station Inn Friday, February 3

Phil Keaggy & Maggie Eckford at Two Old Hippies Friday, February 3

Diggy Band at Sambuca Friday, February 3

Christina Watson at Sambuca Friday, February 3

Meet 'n Three Partnership Event at Nashville Farmers' Market Friday, February 3

Collectors Art Night at 5th Avenue of the Arts Friday, February 3

Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 4

Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, February 4

The Breedy Bunch Wedding Mystery at Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre Saturday, February 4

Anansi The Spider at Nashville Public Library Saturday, February 4

Grasstowne at Station Inn Saturday, February 4

Shaker and Lance Miller at Two Old Hippies Saturday, February 4

First Saturday Art Crawl Saturday, February 4

Ford Community Free Day at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 4

Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5K Run/Walk at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 4

Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, February 5

Super Bowl Party at Benchmark Sunday, February 5

Super Bowl Sunday at Riverfront Tavern Sunday, February 5

The Time Jumpers at Station Inn Monday, February 6

Abigail Bobo at Two Old Hippies Monday, February 6

Ben Graves at Sambuca Monday, February 6

Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, February 7

South Pacific at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Tuesday, February 7 - Sunday, February 12

Matt Flinner Trio at Station Inn Tuesday, February 7

The Kahndeli Express at Sambuca Tuesday, February 7

Arts Appetizer - South Pacific at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Wednesday, February 8

Lunch and Learn: Time Management at CoLab Nashville Wednesday, February 8

The Gibson Bros. at Station Inn Wednesday, February 8

Ralph Murphy Book Signing at Two Old Hippies Wednesday, February 8

Brian Ashley Jones at Sambuca Wednesday, February 8

CROWNS: A Gospel Musical at Christ Church Cathedral Thursday, February 9 - Friday, February 10

Dr. Atomic & Mr. Haydn at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, February 9 - Saturday, February 11

WSM Live with Janie Frickie at Station Inn Thursday, February 9

Chris Jones at Station Inn Thursday, February 9

Laura Vida at Sambuca Thursday, February 9

Salsa Dreams with Billy the Kid and Cryin' Out at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 10 - Sunday, February 12

Monster Jam at Bridgestone Arena Friday, February 10 - Saturday, February 11

A Swing 'N Country Valentine's Dance Party at Nashville Ballroom Friday, February 10

Meghan Moore at Casablanca Coffee Friday, February 10

Shawn Camp and Friends at Station Inn Friday, February 10

Lexi Larson at Two Old Hippies Friday, February 10

Diggy Band at Sambuca Friday, February 10

Peter and the Wolf at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, February 11

Kids Club: Through the Eyes of O'Keefe at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, February 11

Valentine's Dinner at Nashville City Club Saturday, February 11

The Likely Culprits with Melonie Cannon, Garnet Imes, and Deanne Richardson at Station Inn Saturday, February 11

Seth Walker at Two Old Hippies Saturday, February 11

Randy Moore & The Suedes at Sambuca Saturday, February 11

The Breedy Bunch Wedding Mystery at Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre Saturday, February 11

New Edition at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Sunday, February 12

Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, February 12

Dallas Starke at Sambuca Sunday, February 12

The Time Jumpers at Station Inn Monday, February 13

Chloe & Taylor Turner at Two Old Hippies Monday, February 13

The Dean Martinis at Sambuca Monday, February 13

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, February 14

Valentine's with Johnny Mathis at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Tuesday, February 14

Ketch Secor & Friends at Station Inn Tuesday, February 14

Minnie Murphy at Sambuca Tuesday, February 14

The Breedy Bunch Wedding Mystery at Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre Tuesday, February 14

Gnash Vegas: Casino Night and Auction at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, February 15

Larry Cordle & LST at Station Inn Wednesday, February 15

Tom Shinness at Two Old Hippies Wednesday, February 15

Meaghan Shanley at Sambuca Wednesday, February 15

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

Nightlife and Live Music Options

Downtown Music City boasts over 35 live music venues, plus additional nightlife options including bars and nightclubs. Plan your next night out by using our online guide. Click here to see a full list of the downtown clubs, bars and live music venues.

Looking to live downtown?

Check out this "craiglist-type" online posting of downtown condos available for rent or sale. If you own a downtown condo and wish to add it to this list, please use this form.

Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown February 1 - 15 include Bayer CropScience (225, February 6 - 9). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

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