News & Information
New restaurant: J. Gumbo's!
319 Peabody. 615-259-7900. A second downtown location for J. Gumbo's! This restaurant is located in Peabody Corner Marketplace. Menu items include red beans & rice, gumbo, Bourbon Street chicken, Crawfish Etouffee, and more. Hours are Mon - Fri, 10:30 am - 7 pm and Sat, 11 am - 3 pm.
Events This Week
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 4 PM - 2 AM
LOCATION: BOOTLEGGERS INN FREE
Free outdoor live bluegrass and country music at the corner of 2nd & Broadway on the night of the full moon each month! Plus, moonshine, cold beer, spirits, and hot food for sale. Performances by Matt McAttee & The Eventuals, Paul Krammer & The Grassaholics, Michael Scott, and many more! The festival will be held in the surface parking lot adjacent to Bootleggers. Full Moon Festivals will also be held on September 27 and October 31.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 6 PM
LOCATION: LP FIELD $35+
The New Orleans Saints match up against the Titans on Thursday evening. NOTE: Road closures begin at 3 pm Thursday, August 30 for the Titans' second preseason home game. Downtown employees are encouraged to seek alternate routes for their afternoon commute. Use this online map and check out the full list of closures. Also, if you are a Titans' season ticket holder, check out this affordable parking package for all of the home games.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 6 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CITY CLUB $35
Paint a personal masterpiece with the guidance of an instructor. Also, enjoy two glasses of wine during this painting class. Take your masterpiece home with you at the end of the night. RSVP: 615-620-1329.
Trop Rock Friday Night Island Party with a performance by The Sunburners on the upstairs stage. $7 valet parking available.
Love and Theft perform at the final Museum members-only concert of Hot Nights at the Hall. In addition to enjoying free Museum admission for the entire year, discounts, and more, CMHOF members receive exclusive access to all three Hot Nights shows. Enjoy private access to the Museum, light hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and an autograph signing with Love and Theft. Memberships may be purchased at this event and begin at $30.
This year's final concert of the Frist's popular summer concert series. The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker will perform in the courtyard. Light appetizers are provided and there is a cash bar. No admission charge for members, and non-members pay $10. Admission includes entrance to current exhibits.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 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.
The Arts Company
215 5th Avenue North. 254-2040. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
56 Arcade. 397-2347. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
79 Arcade. 554-1340. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information. Their final show!
75 Arcade. 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.
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.
69 Arcade. 479-5133. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Sweeney Art Gallery
83 Arcade. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
Tennessee Art League
808 Broadway. 736-5000. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
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.
59 Arcade. 521-2632. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Open especially for the crawl are Karma Boutique and St. Mary's Church. Karma (302 Church Street) will offer 30 percent off clothing, free drinks and munchies. The store will be open until 10 pm and will feature artwork by Ashley Mintz. Located just one block north of the galleries on 5th Avenue, St. Mary's Catholic Church will be open from 6 pm to 9 pm. Artwork on display by John Knox, plus live music and refreshments.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 11:45 AM - 1 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE
The library's hit music series continues. Bring a lunch to the library courtyard and enjoy free music by top acts in many genres every Tuesday through October 9. Radio Daze will perform Big Band and Dance classics.
Half Price Bottles at The Palm
SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS THROUGH THE END OF SEPTEMBER
LOCATION: THE PALM
Enjoy half price bottles of wine at The Palm every Sunday and Monday through September 30. The Palm's wine lists features over 70 bottles and all are available at this special discount.