Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

   

News & Information

New coffee shop: ZolliKoffee!
701 8th Avenue South. 615-873-4315. A new coffee shop located inside Jackalope Brewing Company. ZolliKoffee offers coffee, tea, baked goods, soups, sandwiches, and more. Grand opening festivities this Sunday from 8 am to 4 pm with live music and door prizes. Hours of operation are Mon - Wed, 6:30 am - 2 pm; Thurs - Fri, 6:30 am - 8 pm; Sat, 8 am - 8 pm; and Sun, 8 am - 4 pm.
 

New nightclub: Pure Zenn!
115B 2nd Avenue North. 615-692-8957. This new dance club and lounge on 2nd Avenue is always free for ladies. A cover is charged for men beginning at 10 pm each night. Hours of operation are Wed, 7 pm - 1 am and Fri - Sat, 8 pm - 2 am. 
 

5th Avenue is open! During the streetscape construction along 5th Avenue between Church Street and Union, all businesses are open! Restaurants along this stretch include Cocina Mexican Grill, Bibap Fusion Rice, Blue Coast Burrito, Puckett's, Subway, Jimmy John's, and Starbucks. Retailers, art galleries, and amenities also open are Downtown Wellness, Katherine Hall DDS, Walgreens, Young's Market, Dollar General, Sam's Clothing, The Arts Company, The Rymer Gallery, Tinney Contemporary and the Ha Factory. Also, all businesses in the Arcade are open. The Arcade has pedestrian entrances on 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue.

 

Events This Week


Galentines

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 7 PM
LOCATION: LIFEWAY PLAZA $20

Mandisa is the special musical guest and Lisa Harper and Mandy Hale are the featured speakers at this evening that celebrates single women. Free parking available at LifeWay.

 

Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre's Cupid's Special

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 7 PM - 9:30 PM
LOCATION: MISS JEANNE'S DINNER THEATRE $80 PER COUPLE

Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre is offering a Cupid's Special to help celebrate Valentine's Day. Enjoy a Lemon Herb Chicken dinner, flowers for the ladies, candy for the men and their current show, Once Upon A Crime. BYOB and free parking. Reservations required: 615-902-9566. This special show and price is also available on Saturday, February 16.


A Modern Trousseau Valentine's Day

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
LOCATION: MODERN TROUSSEAU NASHVILLE

Celebrate Valentine's Day with Modern Trousseau by taking a gamble on love! This weekend fall head over heels with a gown that will sweep your groom off his feet. Brides who shop Thursday through Saturday will have the opportunity to carefully select their very own Modern Trousseau Valentine. Each sealed Valentine will contain a promotional incentive which can be applied to the purchase of gowns, veils or accessories. Appointments recommended: 615-733-0155.


Valentine's Romantic Dinner & Getaway

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
LOCATION: PRIME 108 DINNER ONLY: $170 PER COUPLE

Amour dinner for two, a five-course meal with seatings from 5 pm to 9 pm, on Thursday, February 14, Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16. Reservations can be made by calling 615-620-5676. Or, book a Valentine's Package which includes dinner for two, deluxe turn down amenity, and luxurious accommodations at the Union Station Hotel.


Valentine's Dinner

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17
LOCATION: THE PALM $125 PER COUPLE

A special three-course meal offered Thursday, February 14 through Sunday, February 17. $125 per couple or $155 per couple for dinner plus a bottle of Chandon Rose Champagne. Reservations recommended: 615-742-7256.


Valentine's Dinner

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM OR 9:30 PM
LOCATION: SAMBUCA $42.95/PERSON

A special Valentine's Day three-course price fixed menu which includes the restaurant's most popular menu items. Dinner will be served along with the sounds of sultry singer Dallas Starke. Three seating options: 5:30 pm, 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm. Purchase tickets online for this meal.


Valentine's Week

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 615-730-8358
LOCATION: RODIZIO GRILL $42.99/PERSON

Special price-fixed menu event: the Valentine's Full Rodizio. The meal includes unlimited appetizers, premium gourmet salads, and a full rotation of rotisserie meats. Features include filet mignon and lobster salad. Desserts and beverages are additional. Reservations recommended: 615-730-8358.


Single Awareness Day

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 11 AM - 3 AM
LOCATION: BUFFALO'S NASHVILLE

Specials for both ladies and men. $4 cosmos for the ladies. $3 Yuengling draft pints for the gentlemen.


Shen Yun Performing Arts

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, SHOW TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER $52 - $132

Shen Yun performs classical Chinese dance and music inspired by the myths, legends, and divine beauty of 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture. Stunning costumes, brilliant choreography and state-of-the-art dynamic backdrops, all complemented by a live orchestra combining Chinese and Western instruments.


Nashville Ballet's Attitude

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, SHOW TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER $28 - $65

Three of the country's most dynamic, cutting-edge choreographers combine to create a performance full of entertaining and inspiring contemporary dance. Ploughing the Dark is inspired by the life of Anton Chekhov and his wife Olga Knipper, who lived in different cities pursuing their individual careers and kept their relationship alive through love letters. Sarah Slipper's choreography is set to music written by Vanderbilt University's Associate Professor of Composition, Michael Kurek. Set to Cuban music from the 1940's, The Whistling, choreographed by Dominic Walsh, is a fun, lighthearted ensemble performance. Created specifically for this show, frequent Nashville Ballet collaborator Gina Patterson will present a new work inspired by the sounds of Music City and highlighting the immense talent permeating Nashville.


NashvilleNext Kickoff

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 10 AM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE

Join fellow community leaders at the kick off NashvilleNext, a county-wide vision for Nashville’s future. The community's input on this plan will shape how Nashville grows over the next 25 years. Featured speakers include Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and former Maryland Governor Parris Glendening, who is the president of Smart Growth America's Leadership Institute. Also, children's activities, spoken word performance by Southern Word, and free refreshments.


Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5K Run/Walk

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 10 AM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA PREDS' SEASON TICKETHOLDERS: $25; OTHERS: $35

Run or walk in this annual 5K. The entry fee for the annual Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5K Run/Walk includes a 5K t-shirt and admission to the post-race party at Honky Tonk Central. 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.


Choral Evensong with Organ Concert

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 3:30 PM
LOCATION: CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL FREE

Organ concert by Nancy Reiser, director of music at St. George's Episcopal Church. The organ concert will be followed by a choral evensong by the Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Jon Johnson, associate organist and choirmaster at Christ Church Cathedral.


The Street, the Row & the Hood

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 5:30 PM - 7 PM
LOCATION: JIMMY BUFFETT'S MARGARITAVILLE NASHVILLE FREE

The Street, the Row and the Hood: Legacy, Industry and Scene in Music City. Nashville may be Music City, but some places in the city matter more, and matter differently, than others. Vanderbilt University Sociologist Richard Lloyd looks at three key Nashville districts – Lower Broadway, Music Row, and East Nashville – to show how music and city places intersect. He will discuss specific buildings, neighborhoods, and alleyways that are crucial to preserving the past and shaping the future of Nashville. Cash bar; valet parking available. RSVP requested but not required.


Stories & Their Tellers: A CMT Pop-Up Gallery

COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION'S 2ND FLOOR LOUNGE
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 5 PM - 7 PM

A one day exhibit of paintings, photography, and mixed media compositions exploring elements of story with a particular interest in perspective and narrative voice. This exhibit, Stories & Their Tellers, features fine art and works by contemporary black artists. Plus, enjoy stories by renowned storyteller, Tasneem Tewogbola, complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres.


African-American History Month Luncheon

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: WELLS FARGO FREE

Society of Universal Dialogue will host this Black History Month luncheon in Suite 105 of the Wells Fargo building. Featured speaker State Representative Johnnie R. Turner is on the Education Committee, K-12 Subcommittee, Consumer and Employee Affairs Committee and the Consumer Subcommittee. She is also the Treasurer of the Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators. Lunch will be provided. RSVP required.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

The Original Emancipation Proclamation at Tennessee State Museum through Monday, February 18

Trevor Finlay at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Wednesday, February 13

Burning Las Vegas at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, February 13

Guatemala Mission Trip Benefit at 3rd and Lindsley Wednesday, February 13

Rick Springfield at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, February 14

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

Dylan Taylor at National Underground Thursday, February 14

Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre's Cupid's Special at Miss Jeanne's Dinner Theatre Thursday, February 14

Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, February 14

A Modern Trousseau Valentine's Day at Modern Trousseau Nashville Thursday, February 14 - Saturday, February 16

Valentine's Romantic Dinner & Getaway at Prime 108 Thursday, February 14 - Saturday, February 16

Galentines at LifeWay Plaza Thursday, February 14

Valentine's Dinner at The Palm Thursday, February 14 - Sunday, February 17

Valentine's Dinner at Sambuca Thursday, February 14

Valentine's Week at Rodizio Grill Thursday, February 14 - Sunday, February 17

Single Awareness Day at Buffalo's Nashville 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

Dutch Golden Age Film Series: Girl with a Pearl Earring at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, February 15

Sam Hayes at Legends Corner Friday, February 15

My So-Called Band at Mercy Lounge Friday, February 15

Comedy Without Apology: Steve Hofstetter at Hard Rock Cafe Friday, February 15

Gian Cage & The G.C.B. at Pure Zenn Friday, February 15

Remnants of Brazilbilly at Robert's Western World 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

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

Fun. at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, February 16

Minnie Murphy at Sambuca Saturday, February 16

NashvilleNext Kickoff at Nashville Public Library Saturday, February 16

Tina Adair Band at Station Inn 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

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

Josh Doyle at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, February 16

Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5K Run/Walk at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 16

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

Clint Black at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, February 17

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

The Chris Weaver Band at The Stage on Broadway Sunday, February 17

Wetherby at The Rutledge Sunday, February 17

The Nashville Battle of the Bands at Rocketown Sunday, February 17

Drumline Live at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Monday, February 18

Clint May Band at Second Fiddle Monday, February 18

Monte Good & Honky Tonk Heroes at Robert's Western World Monday, February 18

Traces at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Tuesday, February 19 - Sunday, February 24

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

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

Jutt Huffman at National Underground Tuesday, February 19

African and African American Crafts at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, February 19

Harry Fontana at Robert's Western World Tuesday, February 19

Stacy Mitchhart Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Tuesday, February 19

Mark Wills at Silver Dollar Saloon Wednesday, February 20

Abernathy Band at Two Old Hippies Wednesday, February 20

Stories & Their Tellers: A CMT Pop-Up Gallery Wednesday, February 20

African American History Month Luncheon at Wells Fargo Wednesday, February 20

Opening Act: TPAC's Young Professional Group at Nashville City Club Thursday, February 21

Mama's Blue Dress at Station Inn Thursday, February 21

2013 LEGO Contest at Nashville Public Library Thursday, February 21 - Sunday, February 24

Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks at Bridgestone Arena Friday, February 22

Acquire The Fire at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Friday, February 22 - Saturday, February 23

Bart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, February 22

South Street Players at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Friday, February 22

Anansi the Spider at Nashville Public Library Friday, February 22

10 Year Birthday Bash at Rocketown Friday, February 22 - Sunday, February 24

Angelica at Sambuca Saturday, February 23

Jonathan Slocumb at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Saturday, February 23

Poets and Prophets: Salute to Legendary Songwriter Red Simpson at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 23

The Kangs at The Stage on Broadway Saturday, February 23

The Global Battle of the Bands at Hard Rock Cafe Saturday, February 23

Brandon Maddox Duo at National Underground Saturday, February 23

Anansi the Spider at Nashville Public Library Saturday, February 23

Mae at Rocketown Saturday, February 23

Remnants of Brazilbilly at Robert's Western World Saturday, February 23

B.B. King All Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Saturday, February 23

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

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Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown February 13 - 27 include the National Association for Campus Activities (2,000, February 16 - 20), World Aquaculture Society (3,500, February 19 - 25), Acquire the Fire Teen Mania Ministries (5,000, February 22 - 23), SportsFest (3,000, February 23), and Country Radio Broadcasters (2,500, February 26 - March 3). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions:visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

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