Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

   

Events This Week

Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, FRI - SAT: 10 AM - 7 PM; SUN: 11 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER $15 IN ADVANCE; $20 AT THE DOOR

Celebrating its 23rd year, The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville is the largest of its kind in the country, offering over 140 antique booths, horticultural booths and landscaped gardens. The show brings together nationally and internationally renowned experts and exhibitors in the fields of antiques, decorative arts and landscape design. Additionally, special lectures are held by experts in their fields of antiques and gardens. Click here for more information about the lectures and to purchase tickets to the show. The show benefits ECON and Cheekwood.


Regions Free Day at the Frist

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 10 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION: FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS FREE

Enjoy free admission to the Frist Center all day on Saturday, February 9, courtesy of Regions Bank. Tour the recently opened exhibitions Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age: Highlights from the Detroit Institute of Arts and Camille Utterback: Tracing Time/Marking Movement. Also, check out German Expressionism from the Detroit Institute of Arts before it closes on Sunday, February 10.


The Original Emancipation Proclamation

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18
LOCATION: TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM $1 FEE PER RESERVATION

The original Emancipation Proclamation will be on view for seven days beginning February 12 and continuing through February 18. It is part of the National Archives exhibition, Discovering the Civil War. Timed reservations are available on the quarter hour; however, there will also be limited walk-in availability every 45 minutes after the hour.


U.S. Women's National Soccer Team vs. Scotland

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 7 PM
LOCATION: LP FIELD $22 - $250

U.S. Soccer is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2013 and hosting special events throughout the year to celebrate. 2012 Olympic Gold Medalists, the U.S. Women's National Team, will play an international friendly match against Scotland. A great opportunity to see superstars Abby Wambach, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Christie Rampone, Megan Rapinoe, and the other stellar players on the Women's National Team. The contest is considered a friendly match, so it will not count toward qualifying for any future tournament. Also, the U.S. team will host a public training session at LP Field on Tuesday, February 12 at 11 am. It will be free and open to the public.


Gnash Vegas: Casino Gala & Auction

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 6:30 PM - 10 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $90 - $400

Want to play blackjack with the Predators' coaches or roulette with Terry Crisp? Attend the Predators Foundation GnashVegas: Casino Gala & Auction. Fans are invited to mix and mingle at the casino tables with the Nashville Predators' coaches, personalities, and VIPs who will serve as guest dealers. Attendees will enjoy food from local restaurants and an open bar. Also, an exclusive silent auction with autographed memorabilia, baskets with team favorites and once-in-a-lifetime experiences with Predators' coaches and personalities. VIP guests will be invited to a pre-event reception with the team and will receive VIP parking in the Bridgestone Arena parking garage.


Ash Wednesday Service

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 12:15 PM AND 7 PM
LOCATION: FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA FREE

First Lutheran's Ash Wednesday service includes Holy Communion and the imposition of ashes. The 12:15 pm service will be held in the chapel. Please use the McGavock Street entrance. Free parking provided in the parking lot at the corner of 8th Avenue S and McGavock.


 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Norm Stannard at National Underground Wednesday, February 6

Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, February 7

Ashley Martin at Listening Room Cafe Thursday, February 7

McKenzies Mill at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, February 7

Jimmy Charles at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, February 7

Harmonic Convergence at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, February 7 - Saturday, February 9

Music at the Frist: Erin Rae at Frist Cafe Thursday, February 7

Rachel Rodriguez at Sambuca Thursday, February 7

Jack Pearson at Station Inn Thursday, February 7

Shovels + Rope at Mercy Lounge Thursday, February 7

Three Days Grace and Shinedown at Bridgestone Arena Friday, February 8

Stacy Mitchhart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, February 8

Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville at Nashville Convention Center Friday, February 8 - Sunday, February 10

Art-Making in the Lobby: Enter a Studio of the Dutch Golden Age at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, February 8

The SteelDrivers at Station Inn Friday, February 8

Lauren Rantala at Two Old Hippies Friday, February 8

Soul Incision at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Friday, February 8

Brandon Holder Band at Second Fiddle Friday, February 8

Trampled Under Foot at 12th & Porter Friday, February 8

Heavy and Light at Cannery Ballroom Friday, February 8

Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly at Nashville Children's Theatre Saturday, February 

Larry the Cable Guy at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, February 9

Randy Moore Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Saturday, February 9

Winter Jam at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 9

Mike Epps at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, February 9

Grand Re-Opening Celebration at Listening Room Cafe Saturday, February 9

Miss Jackie at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, February 9

Kids Club: Still Life with Legs at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, February 9

Matt McAtee & the Eventuals at Sambuca Saturday, February 9

Ginger Sands and Big Love Medicine at Two Old Hippies Saturday, February 9

Matthew Joy at Casablanca Coffee Saturday, February 9

Anthony David at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Saturday, February 9

Dan DeMay, Kerry Kurt Phillips, and Jim Moose Brown at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, February 9

Family Program: Little Red's Most Unusual Day at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 9

Regions Free Day at the Frist at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, February 9

Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly at Nashville Children's Theatre Sunday, February 10

Conspirator and Break Science at Mercy Lounge Sunday, February 10

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks at Bridgestone Arena Sunday, February 10

Grammy Awards Watch Party at Listening Room Cafe Sunday, February 10

Ken Cowan at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, February 10

Gil Gann & The Manz at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Sunday, February 10

Patton James & the Synchromatics at Sambuca Sunday, February 10

Easy First Sunday: Love Thy Neighbor at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Sunday, February 10

Guitar Styles Demonstration: Hans Holzen at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, February 10

WWE Raw at Bridgestone Arena Monday, February 11

Jason Turner Band at Listening Room Cafe Monday, February 11

The Disappointments at The Stage on Broadway Monday, February 11

The Original Emancipation Proclamation at Tennessee State Museum Tuesday, February 12 - Monday, February 18

Nashville Predators vs. San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, February 12

Brent Clifford at Listening Room Cafe Tuesday, February 12

Mardi Gras at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Tuesday, February 12

3 Ring Circus Music at Two Old Hippies Tuesday, February 12

Mach Five: Art Rap Tour at 12th & Porter Tuesday, February 12

Jutt Huffman at National Underground Tuesday, February 12

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team vs. Scotland at LP Field Wednesday, February 13

The Wild Feathers at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Wednesday, February 13

Lee Rascone's Writer's Night at Rooster's Texas-style BBQ and Steakhouse Wednesday, February 13

Gnash Vegas: Casino Gala & Auction at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, February 13

Doug McCormick at Wildhorse Saloon Wednesday, February 13

Ash Wednesday Service at First Lutheran Church ELCA Wednesday, February 13

Brian Ashley Jones at Sambuca Wednesday, February 13

Mike Henderson Band at Station Inn Wednesday, February 13

Haley and Michaels February Residency at 12th & Porter Wednesday, February 13

Victoria Ray Showcase at Hard Rock Cafe Wednesday, February 13

Charlie & Erin Rae at Listening Room Cafe Thursday, February 14

Rick Springfield at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, February 14

Smokey Robinson at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, February 14 - Friday, February 15

Stacy Mitchhart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Thursday, February 14

Dallas Starke at Sambuca Thursday, February 14

Chris & Morgan Stapleton at Station Inn Thursday, February 14

Sam Hunter & the Two Tones Thursday, February 14

Miki Howard at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Thursday, February 14

The ConSoulers Valentine's Show at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, February 14

Johnny T at The Stage on Broadway Thursday, February 14

Sam Hayes at Second Fiddle Thursday, February 14

Barefoot Renegades at Legends Corner Thursday, February 14

Corey Smith at Cannery Ballroom Thursday, February 14

Shen Yun Performing Arts at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 15 - Sunday, February 17

Nashville Ballet's Attitude at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 15 - Sunday, February 17

Lindsey Stirling at Cannery Ballroom Friday, February 15

Kid Rock at Bridgestone Arena Friday, February 15

Jason Connelly Band at Listening Room Cafe Friday, February 15

Brother Trouble at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, February 15

Matt & Jutt at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, February 15

Beethoven Lives Upstairs at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Saturday, February 16

The Singing Tortoise at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, February 16

Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 16

Brother Trouble at Wildhorse Saloon Saturday, February 16

Miss Jackie at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, February 16

Fun. at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, February 16

Ty Brando & Friends at Casablanca Coffee Saturday, February 16

Tony Tone at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Saturday, February 16

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, February 16

Songwriter Session: Billy Yates and Buddy Jewell at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 16

The Kangs at The Stage on Broadway Saturday, February 16

Sam Hayes at Second Fiddle Saturday, February 16

Ramona Falls and Social Studies at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Saturday, February 16

Yacht Rock Revue: Make Me Smile at Cannery Ballroom Saturday, February 16

Choral Evensong with Organ Concert at Christ Church Cathedral Sunday, February 17

Clint Black at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, February 17

Artful Tales: Rudy Rhythm and the Invent-A-Word Challenge at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Sunday, February 17

Dr. Bobby Jones at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Sunday, February 17

Slap Bass Demonstration: Shawn Supra at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, February 17

Drumline Live! at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Monday, February 18

Val Storey, Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle at Station Inn Monday, February 18

The Disappointments at The Stage on Broadway Monday, February 18

Tracy Goode at Legends Corner Monday, February 18

Rachel WIlliams at 12th & Porter Monday, February 18

Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, February 19

Jami Grooms at Wildhorse Saloon Tuesday, February 19

Jimmy Charles at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Tuesday, February 19

Whitey Johnson at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Tuesday, February 19

The Likely Culprits at Station Inn Tuesday, February 19

The Street, the Row & the Hood at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Tuesday, February 19

Mark Wills at Silver Dollar Saloon Wednesday, February 20

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

Clean and Safe Request Form

If you notice something amiss while walking downtown, please let us know about it! Report graffiti that needs to be removed, public sidewalks that need pressure washing, weeds, trash and other unsightly items! Use this form to send a request directly to our Clean and Safe Team manager. NOTE: these services are only available in the CBID and the GBID (maps of these areas are provided on the form page).

Explore The Gulch!

One of downtown's sub-neighborhoods, The Gulch is a great place for a night on the town, a day of shopping, and a fantastic place to live. Check out all that The Gulch has to offer on this website!

Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown February 6 - 20 include the Tennessee Bankers Association (475, February 6 - 8), SpecialtyCare (450, February 7 - 10), Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville (15,000, February 7 -10), Promotional Products Association of the Midsouth (300, February 12 - 13), National Association for Campus Activities (2,000, February 16 - 20), and World Aquaculture Society (3,500, February 19 - 25). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions:visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

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