Events This Week
FRIDAY, APRIL 18 - SATURDAY, APRIL 26, TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: WALK OF FAME PARK FREE TO ATTEND
Nashville Film Festival is an annual event celebrating the diversity of the human spirit through film. Its downtown location at Walk of Fame Park will feature a free film every night, happy hour short films, live music, vendors and more! Click here for a complete schedule of events.
SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2 PM - 6 PM
LOCATION: BOOTLEGGERS INN FREE TO ATTEND
The Easter Egg Pub Hop begins at Bootleggers Inn and continues to five downtown stops, ending at Silver Dollar Saloon. Enjoy drink specials and participate in a massive Easter Egg Hunt. Plus, prizes at each stop, Yazoo specials and a cash prize for best costume.
SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 5 PM
LOCATION: THE DISTRICT $55
Tap 'n' Run includes a hilarious 4K running race (with three beer "chug stations" along the course), a costume contest and post-race festivities. All registrants who complete the race will receive a complimentary beer at the finish line, a finisher's medal, a commemorative t-shirt, plus more.
Note: road closures associated with this event. Closures include 2nd Avenue North (Church Street to Broadway), Broadway (2nd Avenue to 3rd Avenue), Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge, surrounding LP Field streets, Woodland Street (South 2nd Street to Union Street), Union Street (1st Avenue North to Printers Alley), Printers Alley (Union Street to Church Street) and Church Street (Printers Alley to 2nd Avenue North). Most closures begin as early as 4:30 pm and end as late as 6:30 pm on Saturday, April 19. Two streets will be closed for a longer period of time: 2nd Avenue North (Church Street to Commerce Street) and Church Street (1st Avenue North to 2nd Avenue North) will be closed from 9 am - 9 pm on Saturday, April 19. Click here for the complete route.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 - SUNDAY, APRIL 20, TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL FREE
Holy Week services include Tenebrae on Wednesday at 6 pm, Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist with foot-washing and stripping of the altar at 6 pm, and Good Friday service at noon. Plus, Holy Saturday liturgy at 10 am and Easter Eve service at 7 pm. Easter Sunday Holy Eucharist services at 7 am, 8:30 am and 11 am.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17 - SUNDAY, APRIL 20, TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: MCKENDREE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FREE
Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 pm. Two Good Friday service options: a noon service and an evening worship at 6:30 pm. Easter worship celebrations on Sunday at 9 am and 11 am. Childcare available for the 6:30 pm services.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17 - SUNDAY, APRIL 20, TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH FREE
Holy Thursday Mass at 7 pm followed by Eucharist Adoration until midnight. Good Friday service at 3 pm. Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday at 7:30 pm. Mass on Easter Sunday at 9 am.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17 - SUNDAY, APRIL 20, TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA FREE
Maundy Thursday service at 7 pm. Good Friday worship services at noon and 7 pm. Easter Sunday's schedule includes Holy Communion at 7 am and 10:30 am. Plus, breakfast on Easter morning beginning at 9 am. The children's choir will perform during the meal. Free parking provided in the lot at the corner of 8th Avenue S and McGavock.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20, SERVICE 10:30 AM
LOCATION: FIRST BAPTIST NASHVILLE FREE
Easter morning worship at 10:30 am. Plus, The Service of Word & Table at 8:15 am and Bible Study at 9 am.
Easter service at 11 am. Congregational breakfast will be served at 9 am. Plus, an indoor children's Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10:15 am. Free parking at 501 Church Street for DPC attendees between 7 am - 1 pm.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20, BRUNCH: 9:30 AM - 2 PM; DINNER: 5 PM - 10 PM
LOCATION: KITCHEN NOTES BRUNCH: $45.95 ADULTS; $20.95 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER; DINNER: PRICES à LA CARTE
Kitchen Notes, located inside Omni Nashville Hotel, will offer an Easter brunch buffet from 9:30 am - 2 pm. Brunch includes a carving station, chilled seafood display, made-to-order omelets, entrée options, children's buffet and more. Plus, a special three-course dinner is available from 5 pm - 10 pm. Click here to view both menus. Reservations recommended: 615-782-5300.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 10:30 AM, NOON AND 1:45 PM
LOCATION: SAMBUCA $32.95 ADULTS; $9.95 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER
Delicious Easter brunch featuring beef and ham carving stations, made-to-order Belgian waffles, eggs Benedict and omelets, desserts, fresh fruit and much more! Live music by Minnie Murphy. Three options for seating times: 10:30 am, noon and 1:45 pm. Click here to purchase tickets.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 11 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: PRIME 108 $48 ADULTS; $15 CHILDREN 7-12; FREE 6 & UNDER
Easter brunch at Prime 108 inside Union Station Hotel. Enjoy an elegant four-course, family-style brunch including live music, a special children's buffet and play area. Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny at noon in the hotel's lobby. Complimentary valet parking. Click here for the complete menu. Reservations recommended: 615-620-5665.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: COMMERCE STREET GRILLE $42.95 ADULTS; $19.95 CHILDREN 6-12; FREE 5 & UNDER
Enjoy an Easter buffet at Commerce Street Grille inside Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Buffet includes a made-to-order omelet station, chef's carving station including honey-glazed ham and roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, slow-roasted salmon with capers, seafood station, kids' buffet and more. Complimentary valet parking. Reservations recommended: 615-493-4050.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 11 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CITY CLUB MEMBERS: $34.95 ADULTS, $9.95 CHILDREN; NON-MEMBERS: $39.95 ADULTS, $12.95 CHILDREN; FREE UNDER 5
Nashville City Club is opening its doors to members and non-members for Easter brunch with a special menu featuring creations by Chef John Williams. Plus, Easter activities, a play area for children and photos with the Easter Bunny. Make reservations in advance online or by calling 615-620-1328.
TUESDAY, APRIL 22
Join the fight against HIV/AIDS while celebrating food, friends and the community during the 12th Annual Dining Out For Life. On Tuesday, April 22, the following restaurants will donate 30% or more of your bill to Nashville Cares. Participating downtown restaurants include 417 Union Restaurant & Bar, City Fire American Oven & Bar, Etch, The Farm House, Fleet Street Pub, Flyte World Dining and Wine, Husk, Kitchen Notes, M. Restaurant and Bar, The Melting Pot, Nuvo Burrito, Provence Breads & Cafe, The Pub Nashville, Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant, Rumours Wine Bar, St. Anejo, Salsa and Virago. Reservations for dinner are suggested. Click here for a complete list of participating restaurants.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 11 AM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: CHURCH STREET PARK FREE
Head to Church Street Park on your lunch break and enjoy a picnic in the park! Live music by The Drumbinos beginning at 11:30 am. Plus, food available for purchase from Jonbalaya, Moovers and Shakers, and Jay's Chicago Hot Dogs from 11 am - 1:30 pm. Or, bring your own lunch and enjoy eating outdoors while listening to great live music. Shaded tables and chairs will be set up for this event.
Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville
Wicked at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center through Sunday, April 20
Night at the Library with the Neelys at Nashville Public Library Thursday, April 17
Painting Class: Three Crosses at Sips 'n Strokes Thursday, April 17
Billy Block Benefit at Station Inn Thursday, April 17
2014 Brentwood YMCA Songwriters' Night at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, April 17
Bruce Springsteen at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, April 17
Spring Into Street Food Thursday, April 17
Bobby Scott at Hard Rock Cafe Thursday, April 17
Opry Country Classics featuring the Oak Ridge Boys and more at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, April 17
Cort Carpenter & The Triple C Band at Legends Corner Friday, April 18
Nathan Thomas Band at The Rutledge Friday, April 18
Jesse Lee & Brazilbilly at Robert's Western World Friday, April 18
Phil O'Donnell with Casey & Tucker Beathard at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Friday, April 18
Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, April 18 - Saturday, April 19
Nickel Creek at Ryman Auditorium Friday, April 18 - Saturday, April 19
Red Tent Women's Conference featuring Stella & Dolly Parton at Doubletree Hotel Friday, April 18 - Sunday, April 20
Alex Michaels Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, April 18
Lyle the Crocodile at Nashville Children's Theatre Friday, April 18
Miley Cyrus at Bridgestone Arena Friday, April 18
Nashville Venom vs. Alabama Hammers at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Friday, April 18
Augustana at Cannery Ballroom Friday, April 18
Questlove DJ Set at Seen Friday, April 18
Rally Rumble 2014 at Rocketown Saturday, April 19
The Matte Gray Band at The Stage on Broadway Saturday, April 19
The Goo Goo Dolls at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, April 19
A Conversation with John Prine at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, April 19
Project 48 at The Listening Room Cafe Saturday, April 19
Nashville Ballet presents "Degas and the Little Dancer" at Nashville Public Library Saturday, April 19
B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Saturday, April 19
Jesse Cain at Bootleggers Inn Saturday, April 19
Nashville Rollergirls vs. Hard Knox Rollergirls at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, April 19
Miss Jackie Wilson Band at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, April 19
Arpetrio at 12th & Porter Saturday, April 19
Michael Scott at Whiskey Bent Saloon Saturday, April 19
Phil Vaught at Wildhorse Saloon Sunday, April 20 - Tuesday, April 22
Mandolin Demonstration: Roland White and Diane Bouska at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, April 20
Echosmith at 3rd and Lindsley Sunday, April 20
3LAU at Anthem Sunday, April 20
Nick Smith at Silver Dollar Saloon Sunday, April 20
Healthy Aging Seminar Series at First Baptist Church Monday, April 21
Cory Farley Band at Second Fiddle Monday, April 21
Emily Summers CD Release at The Rutledge Monday, April 21
New Monday with Val Storey at Station Inn Monday, April 21
Brett Young & Sister C at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Monday, April 21
Ben Graves at Sambuca Monday, April 21
Stacy Mitchhart Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Monday, April 21
Randy Moore at Bootleggers Inn Monday, April 21
Chris Nathan Band at 12th & Porter Monday, April 21
Open Jam with Andy T & Nic Nixon at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, April 21
Andrew Velez at Legends Corner Tuesday, April 22
Transit-oriented Happy Hour at Barlines Tuesday, April 22
Painting Class: $20 Tuesday at Sips 'n Strokes Tuesday, April 22
Alan Bennett, Phil Barton & Dylan Altman at The Listening Room Cafe Tuesday, April 22
Brandi Carlile with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Tuesday, April 22
Rob Thomas at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, April 22
Network After Work at Hard Rock Cafe Tuesday, April 22
Rachel Pearl at Sambuca Tuesday, April 22
Travelers on the Cumberland with Vic Scoggin at The Bridge Building Tuesday, April 22
CeCe and the Bandits at Two Old Hippies Tuesday, April 22
Rick Trace at Silver Dollar Saloon Tuesday, April 22
Chevelle at Cannery Ballroom Tuesday, April 22
Steve Dorian at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Wednesday, April 23
Johnny T at The Stage on Broadway Wednesday, April 23
Manuel's 81st Birthday Celebration at Manuel Wednesday, April 23
Farmer & Adele at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Wednesday, April 23
Santana at Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, April 23
Japanese Consulate at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, April 23
CJ Vaughn at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, April 23
Wes Cook Band at Legends Corner Thursday, April 24
James Marke at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, April 24
Chris Shrader at Second Fiddle Thursday, April 24
One Year Anniversary Celebration at E.Allen Thursday, April 24
Spring Fever Frenzy at The Rutledge Thursday, April 24
Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, April 24
Painting Class: Wine Bottles at Sips 'n Strokes Thursday, April 24
Jim Rooney's Irregulars at Station Inn Thursday, April 24
We Came As Romans at Rocketown Thursday, April 24
The Alternators at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, April 24
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown at 12th & Porter Thursday, April 24
Schoolboy Q at Anthem Thursday, April 24
Up on the Roof at The Pinnacle at Symphony Place Thursday, April 24
Spring Bride Mixer at Wedding 101 Thursday, April 24
Predators Foundation Wine Festival & Tasting at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, April 24
Curator’s Perspective: “Art and War: Propaganda, Conscience and the Power of Objectivity” at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, April 24
Al Green & The Hard Times at Sambuca Thursday, April 24
Jordan Mack at Two Old Hippies Thursday, April 24
Zoogma at Mercy Lounge Thursday, April 24
Kink Ador at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, April 24
Opry Country Classics featuring Billy Yates and more at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, April 24
Buddy Owens at Bootleggers Inn Thursday, April 24
Bobby McClendon at Whiskey Bent Saloon Thursday, April 24
Welcome to Nashville Showcase at Silver Dollar Saloon Thursday, April 24
Todd Sansom at The Stage on Broadway Friday, April 25
Brother Trouble at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, April 25
Dusty Hundley Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, April 25
Brandon Holder Band at Second Fiddle Friday, April 25
Painting Class: Guitars at Sips 'n Strokes Friday, April 25
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Salons & Barber Shops
Looking for a hair stylist or barber? Look no further than downtown! Check out the nine barber shops and salons listed on our website. Some salons offer nail and spa services, too. Check their websites or call for more information.
Large groups and events (300+ attendees) that are downtown April 16 - April 30, 2014 include National Safe Boating Council (450, April 10 - 20), Education Technology Conference (1,500, April 13 - 17), National Wood Flooring Association (3,000, April 16 - 20), Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Festival (6,500, April 18 - 22), National Distribution and Contracting Inc. (700, April 21 - 24), Tennessee Family Career and Community Leaders of America (500, April 22 - 23), Country Music Marathon Health & Wellness Expo (22,000, April 24 - 25), Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (1,200, April 24 - May 1), Stage One Productions (1,000, April 25 - 27), National Association for College Admission Counseling (1,000, April 26 - 27), QCS Purchasing (350, April 27 - 30) and Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (2,600, April 30 - May 7). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.