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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

   

Events This Week


Nashville Junior Chamber Alumni Networking Mixer

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 6 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: HILTON NASHVILLE DOWNTOWN FREE

Celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Nashville Junior Chamber with current members and alumni. Enjoy appetizers, dessert, and a cash bar. Plus, $5 valet parking will be available. Hatch Show Print has designed a 90th Anniversary poster in honor of this occasion.
 

2012 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament

FRIDAY, MARCH 16
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $189 - $234

Nashville is a host city for rounds two and three of the 2012 men's NCAA basketball tournament. Games on Friday are scheduled for 11:15 am, 1:45 pm, 6:20 pm and 8:50 pm. The winners of the four games will play on Sunday. We welcome the 19,000 basketball fans that are expected to visit Nashville this weekend!

 

Salon@615: T.C. Boyle

FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 6:15 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE

T.C. Boyle, author of When the Killing's Done, will host a book discussion and signing. Reception and ticket distribution at 6:15 pm. Auditorium doors open at 6:45 pm. The book talk begins at 7 pm, with book signings to follow.

 

St. Patrick's Day Pub Party

FRIDAY, MARCH 16 - SATURDAY, MARCH 17
LOCATION: FLEET STREET PUB

Two days of St. Patty's Day parties on Friday and Saturday. Specials on Irish margaritas, Irish car bombs, and the pub's famous Erin Rose cocktail. Plus, $3 pints of Leprechaun beer.

 

Tennessee, the Atlantic World, and the War of 1812

SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 9:45 AM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE; REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED

The War of 1812 Bicentennial Symposium features a keynote address by Dr. Donald Hickey, plus three speakers and a panel discussion. Advanced registration is requested: info@tennesseehistory.org.


Nashville Opera's Sid the Serpent Who Wanted to Sing

SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 10 AM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE

Nashville Opera On Tour presents Sid the Serpent Who Wanted to Sing. This 45-minute production is sung in English and features full sets and costumes, audience interaction, four professional opera singers and a pianist, all members of Nashville Opera's Mary Ragland Young Artist Program.


St. Patrick's Day

SATURDAY, MARCH 17
LOCATION: FLYING SAUCER DRAUGHT EMPORIUM $5

Live music by Bueller at 9 pm and Irish beer specials all night.


5th Annual McPatty's Fest

SATURDAY, MARCH 17
LOCATION: MCFADDEN'S

Live music by Nathan Thomas and DJ Cliffy D. Drink specials include $3 green beer, $4 Guinness, $6 Jameson, and $8 Irish Car Bombs.

 

Blast Back to Mulligan's: St. Patrick's Day Party

SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 9 AM - 3 AM
LOCATION: BENCHMARK

For St. Patrick's Day Benchmark will become Nashville's former favorite Irish Pub, Mulligan's. Authentic Irish food, green beer, Irish Car Bombs, and green Jello shots!

 

St. Patrick's Day

SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 11 AM - 3 AM
LOCATION: RIVERFRONT TAVERN NO COVER

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day festivities including a free St. Patrick's Day t-shirt for the first 200 people. $3 green beer and $6 Irish Car Bombs from open until close.


St. Patrick's Day Social: Salsa Caliente

SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 9 PM - 1 AM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE BALLROOM $10 (INCLUDES BACHATA GROUP CLASS)

Salsa dance party hosted by Sentir El Ritmo Dance Company. Bring your own libations and dance the night away, Latin style! Bachata class at 9 pm and dancing until 1 am.


St. Patrick's Day Drink Specials

SATURDAY, MARCH 17
LOCATION: WHISKEY KITCHEN

Drink specials all week (March 11 - 17) include $6 Jameson, $10 Guinness & Jameson, and $20 Jameson Flights.

 

Urban Residents Association's March Membership Meeting

MONDAY, MARCH 19, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP FREE

Downtown residents are encouraged to attend the URA's bimonthly business meeting. The agenda includes elections for the 2012-2013 Board of Directors and guest speakers from the Nashville Public Library. Plus, food from Two Twenty Two Grill & Catering at the Country Music Hall of Fame.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

La Belle et la Bête at Nashville Children's Theatre through Sunday, March 18

Justin Caldwell at Sambuca Wednesday, March 14

Jim Rooney's Irregulars at Station Inn Thursday, March 15

Randy Moore Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, March 15

Nashville Junior Chamber Alumni Networking Mixer at Hilton Nashville Downtown Thursday, March 15

The Royal Comedy Tour at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Friday, March 16

2012 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena Friday, March 16

Etta Britt & Friends at Two Old Hippies Friday, March 16

The Tempest at Nashville Public Library Friday, March 16

Salon@615: T.C. Boyle at Nashville Public Library Friday, March 16

St. Patrick's Day Pub Party at Fleet Street Pub Friday, March 16 - Saturday, March 17

The Breedy Bunch Wedding Mystery at Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre Saturday, March 17

Guthrie Trapp & Friends at Two Old Hippies Saturday, March 17

Randy Moore & The Suedes at Sambuca Saturday, March 17

Larry Cordle & LST at Station Inn Saturday, March 17

Christy McDonald at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Saturday, March 17

Nashville Opera's Sid the Serpent Who Wanted to Sing at Nashville Public Library Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium Saturday, March 17

5th Annual McPatty's Fest at McFadden's Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day at Riverfront Tavern Saturday, March 17

Dusty Hundley at Legends Corner Saturday, March 17

Johnny T at Second Fiddle Saturday, March 17

Lewis Copeland at The Stage on Broadway Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day Social: Salsa Caliente at Nashville Ballroom Saturday, March 17

St. Patrick's Day Drink Specials at Whiskey Kitchen Saturday, March 17

2012 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena Sunday, March 18

The Dean Martinis at Sambuca Sunday, March 18

Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, March 18

Jimmy Charles at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Sunday, March 18

The Shawn & Hobby Band at Second Fiddle Sunday, March 18

Chris Weaver Band at The Stage on Broadway Sunday, March 18

Andrew Bird at Ryman Auditorium Monday, March 19

John Salaway at Two Old Hippies Monday, March 19

Urban Residents Association's March Membership Meeting at Nashville Downtown Partnership Monday, March 19

Kassie Jordan at Legends Corner Monday, March 19

Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, March 20

The Kahndeli Express Featuring Travis Mann at Sambuca Tuesday, March 20

Curl Up & Dye: The Best Little Hair House In Tennessee! at Dick's Last Resort Tuesday, March 20

The Doyle & Debbie Show at Station Inn Tuesday, March 20

Derek St. Holmes from the Ted Nugent Band at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Tuesday, March 20

The Moody Blues at Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, March 21

Tom Shinness at Two Old Hippies Wednesday, March 21

Lunch and Learn: Video Content and Creation at CoLab Nashville Wednesday, March 21

Dusty & Jake at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Wednesday, March 21

Night at the Library: Steve Tepper at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, March 21

David Olney at Station Inn Thursday, March 22

Dusty Hundley at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, March 22

Troy Brooks at Legends Corner Thursday, March 22

Sam Hayes at Second Fiddle Thursday, March 22

Gabriel Iglesias at Ryman Auditorium Friday, March 23

Tyme featuring Alan Valentine at Two Old Hippies Friday, March 23

Nashville Predators vs. Winnepeg Jets at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, March 24

The Breedy Bunch Wedding Mystery at Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre Saturday, March 24

2012 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura Walk at Public Square Saturday, March 24

2012 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival at Public Square Saturday, March 24

Cirque de Nash at aVenue Saturday, March 24

The Storm Kings at Two Old Hippies Saturday, March 24

Crazyface at Sambuca Saturday, March 24

Chris Miller, Belle Rose, Adele MIller and Audrey Young at Casablanca Coffee Saturday, March 24

Bobby Osbourne & The Rocky Top Express at Station Inn Saturday, March 24

Randy Moore at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Saturday, March 24

The Tempest at Nashville Public Library Saturday, March 24

The Shawn & Hobby Band at Second Fiddle Sunday, March 25

John Karl at The Stage on Broadway Sunday, March 25

Daddy Daughter Date at The Melting Pot Sunday, March 25

Jam Session at Two Old Hippies Monday, March 26

Ben Graves at Sambuca Monday, March 26

The Time Jumpers at Station Inn Monday, March 26

Tin Pan South at Station Inn Tuesday, March 27

Randy Moore at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Tuesday, March 27

Sam Hayes at Legends Corner Tuesday, March 27

Janae Cherry at Second Fiddle Tuesday, March 27

Adam Ricker at The Stage on Broadway Tuesday, March 27

Derek St. Holmes from the Ted Nugent Band at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Tuesday, March 27

The Sessions with Ben Graves at Sambuca Wednesday, March 28

Tin Pan South at Station Inn Wednesday, March 28

Dusty Hundley at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Wednesday, March 28

Storytime! at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, March 28

Sleepless Truckers at Second Fiddle Wednesday, March 28

Johnny Teschko at The Stage on Broadway Wednesday, March 28

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

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Thirsty? Happy Hour Options

Spring is in the air and it is the perfect time to grab a drink on a downtown patio after work! There are tons of happy hours to choose from each day in downtown Nashville. Check out our complete list of happy hour offerings and head to one of these restaurants or bars soon!

Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown March 14 - 28 include the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball 2nd and 3rd Round Tournament (19,000, March 15 - 18), Beauty Systems Group (4,000, March 22 - 27), NSAI's 20th Annual Tin Pan South (3,000, March 27 - 31), and Viziya (300, March 27 - 29). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

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