News & Information
New restaurant: Tin Roof Broadway!
316 Broadway. 615-242-4446. This casual pub with tavern fare and live music is the second Nashville location. If you're on lower Broadway, stop by Tin Roof and enjoy their nightly music schedule and food offerings for lunch, dinner and late night. Hours of operation are Sunday - Saturday, 11 am - 3 am.
New store: Littlebranch Farm!
901 2nd Ave S. 615-878-6216. Known for their creativity, quality and originality, this new SoBro store creates and sells unique, hand crafted rustic wood furniture. They offer pre-made products but also custom design options, which allows their clients to have real involvement in the planning and creation process so they can make a piece truly theirs. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9 am - 6 pm, weekends by appointment.
Events This Week
Meet Me at the Farmers' Market presented by AARP is a new interactive series that will take place at Nashville Farmers' Market the second Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 2 pm. Each event will provide a unique, indoor/outdoor experience with shopping and dining options as well as cooking, gardening and group fitness classes. Plus, volunteer opportunities available. This month's lineup includes a yoga session, a cooking demonstration and workshop, a gardening tutorial, and special appearances by Ms. Cheap and Amelia the Clutter Queen. Stop by the AARP table and receive 10% off at participating restaurants.
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 11 AM - 2 PM
Enjoy a gathering of 15 to 20 local food trucks to celebrate summer's upcoming arrival. Several of the trucks will introduce new breakfast and lunch menu items. The event will take place every other Thursday through August 21. Trucks will be parked on Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North.
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 5 PM - 11 PM
LOCATION: RIVERFRONT PARK FREE
Nashville Dancin' presented by Dollar General brings local and national artists to the stage for this free summer concert series. This show is the first of the series and it will be held every Thursday through July 31. The concerts are 21+ only. Riverfront Park's grassy slopes provide natural stadium seating for all to enjoy the live music. Plus, a variety of local food trucks will be on-site. The lineup for Thursday, June 12 includes Houndmouth, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Los Colognes and The Kernal & His New Strangers. Gates open at 5 pm and the music begins at 6 pm. Free parking available in LP Field's parking Lot R, plus free shuttle service from there to Riverfront Park!
The Pub Nashville is hosting The World’s Finest Football Party beginning Thursday, June 12 through Sunday, July 13! The restaurant will air each World Cup match and offer food and drink specials. Click here for more information and a complete list of food and drink specials and here for a complete World Cup match schedule.
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2 PM
LOCATION: FLEET STREET PUB
World Cup football at Fleet Street Pub starts June 12 with a kickoff party. The party starts at 2 pm and leads into the opening game: Brasil vs Croatia at 3 pm.
FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: THE HERMITAGE HOTEL FREE
Enjoy Music Nights at The Hermitage Hotel, a twice monthly event held in the hotel's Performing Arts Suite. The series will feature the musical stylings of Americana band Sheriff Scott and the Deputies. Plus, the Oak Bar at The Hermitage Hotel will offer happy hour specials as well as unique cocktails created just for these evenings. Click here for a complete list of upcoming shows.
FRIDAY, JUNE 13 - SATURDAY, JUNE 14, FRIDAY: 6 PM - 11:15 PM; SATURDAY: 10 AM - 8 PM
LOCATION: PUBLIC SQUARE $25 WEEKEND PASS; $5 SATURDAY FESTIVAL; 12 & UNDER FREE
The Nashville Pride Festival celebrates the LGBT community and features musical entertainment on several stages, more than 100 vendors in the artists' village, local food trucks, a kids' zone, cold cocktails and plenty of surprises. Live performances by Lisa Loeb, Betty Who, Steff Mahan and more. Purchase a weekend pass ($25) and gain exclusive access to a concert at Public Square on Friday, June 13 featuring Mary Lambert, JD Samson, NONONO and more. Plus, the Equality Walk on Saturday at 10 am beginning at the corner of Union Street and 2nd Avenue North. Note: road closures associated with this event. Rolling road closures will be in place for the Equality Walk along this route from 9 am to 11 am on Saturday, June 14. Plus, 3rd Avenue North (Union Street to James Robertson Parkway) and Deaderick Street (3rd Avenue North to 4th Avenue North) will be closed from 6 pm to 11:15 pm on Friday, June 13 and from 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday, June 14.
Robin Roberts will discuss her new memoir, "Everybody's Got Something" which recounts the incredible journey her life has been so far and the lessons she's learned along the way. Robin Roberts is the anchor of ABC's morning show "Good Morning America." A book signing will follow.
The Nashville Symphony is celebrating summer in a big way this year! On Friday, June 13, enjoy "The Wizard of Oz" on a big screen in the air-conditioned comfort of Schermerhorn Symphony Center while the orchestra plays the full score live. Plus, catch this event on Friday, June 20 for "Singin' in the Rain" and Friday, June 27 for "Fantasia."
SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 7 AM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $35 IN ADVANCE; $40 DAY OF RACE; $100 TEAM OF 5
Lace up your running or walking shoes and participate in Nashville's inaugural Run for 9-1-1 5K! Proceeds support the Friends of 9-1-1 program, which provides scholarships, continuing education opportunities and wellness programs for America's 9-1-1 professionals. Participants will receive a complimentary t-shirt and giveaways. Plus, grand prizes for the top three male and female finishers. Note: road closures associated with this event. The course begins at 5th Avenue South and Demonbreun and continues along Demonbreun into West Nashville. Demonbreun (5th Avenue South to 6th Avenue South) will be closed as early as 4 am to as late as 10 am on Saturday, June 14. The remainder of the closures will take place as early as 7 am to as late as 8:30 am.
SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 9 AM
LOCATION: CUMBERLAND PARK $47 INDIVIDUAL; $42 TEAM; FREE 6 & UNDER
Run or Dye offers a 5K course that will shower participants with safe, eco-friendly powdered dye at every kilometer creating a crowd of technicolor fun. Plus, a giant color storm at the finish line festival where participants will be given complimentary color packets to tie dye the sky and celebrate their accomplishments. Click here to register. Note: road closures associated with this event. The course begins at South 1st Street adjacent to Cumberland Park and travels along the east side of the Cumberland River. Closures begin as early as 8 am and end as late as noon on Saturday, June 14.
SATURDAY, JUNE 14, NOON - 5 PM
LOCATION: RIVERFRONT PARK $75 GENERAL ADMISSION; $125 VIP
Enjoy the inaugural Nashville Wine & Food Festival celebrating winemakers around the globe and Music City's own local chefs and cuisine! General admission tickets include full access to the wine and food village as well as live entertainment. Plus, a six-bottle commemorative wine tote with several giveaways including a Riedel wine glass. VIP tickets include an exclusive opportunity to be served by some of the top sommeliers and chefs, premium access to a live music stage, no lines and more. Click here to purchase tickets in advance.
SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 10:30 AM - 4 PM
Join the "Welcome Home" Parade and Job Fair on Saturday, June 14 to thank and benefit Tennessee's Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans. The parade will start at 12th Avenue North and Church Street at 10:30 am. The parade will be followed by a ceremony at noon on War Memorial Plaza featuring keynote addresses by U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper and Tennessee State Senator/WWII veteran Douglas Henry. Plus, a veterans job fair on the plaza from 1 pm to 4 pm hosted by HCA Healthcare. Note: road closures associated with this event. Church Street (George L. Davis Boulevard to Capitol Boulevard) and Capitol Boulevard (Church Street to Union Street) will be closed beginning at 9:30 am and ending at 12:30 pm on Saturday, June 14.
SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 5:30 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: CUMBERLAND PARK FREE
Enjoy live jazz on the third Sunday of every month through October. Steve Roper will perform on Sunday, June 15 in the park's amphitheater. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome at this event. Food available for purchase from local food trucks.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 11 AM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: CHURCH STREET PARK FREE
Plan ahead and visit Church Street Park on your lunch break to enjoy a picnic in the park! Live entertainment beginning at 11:30 am. Plus, food available for purchase from local food trucks 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
ARTlab: Moving Pictures at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13
Stacy Mitchhart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Wednesday, June 11
Nick Smith at Whiskey Bent Saloon Wednesday, June 11
Cort Carpenter & Triple C at Second Fiddle Wednesday, June 11
Bekka Bramlett and Friends at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, June 11
Jackie Greene Band at 3rd and Lindsley Wednesday, June 11
2nd Wednesday Book Club: Crapalachia at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, June 11
Painting Class: Choose Your Own at Sips 'n Strokes Wednesday, June 11
Jack Pearson’s Birthday Bash at Station Inn Wednesday, June 11
Allah-Las at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Wednesday, June 11
Brittany Hadley and Friends at The Listening Room Cafe Wednesday, June 11
Greg Fria and Lainey Wilson at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Wednesday, June 11
Johnny T at The Stage on Broadway Wednesday, June 11
Larry Frick at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, June 12
Buddy Owens at Bootleggers Inn Thursday, June 12
Chris Shrader at Second Fiddle Thursday, June 12
Jimmy & Goose at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, June 12
David Tanner & Honky Tonk-Orama at Robert's Western World Thursday, June 12
Stone Senate and Lauren Ashley at 12th & Porter Thursday, June 12
So You Think You Can Dance, Nashville? at Rocketown Thursday, June 12
Wes Cook Band at Legends Corner Thursday, June 12
Music Loves Fashion at Manuel Thursday, June 12
WSM Live Broadcast with Georgette Jones at Station Inn Thursday, June 12
Rachel Rodriguez at Sambuca Thursday, June 12
The Magic of Science Show with Scott Cantrell at Nashville Public Library Thursday, June 12
Benefit for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at The Rutledge Thursday, June 12
Mark Dooley and Friends at Whiskey Bent Saloon Friday, June 13
Sam Hunter Band at Two Old Hippies Friday, June 13
The Boys of Brazilbilly at Robert's Western World Friday, June 13
Chris Shrader at The Stage on Broadway Friday, June 13
Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show at Station Inn Friday, June 13
Madeleine Slate and Friends at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Friday, June 13
Jackson Delaney at Second Fiddle Saturday, June 14
Jesse Cain at Silver Dollar Saloon Saturday, June 14
Soiree Saturday with Keno at Anthem Saturday, June 14
The Boys of Brazilbilly at Robert's Western World Saturday, June 14
Black Shag at 12th & Porter Saturday, June 14
Chris Shrader at Legends Corner Saturday, June 14
Preston Shannon at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, June 14
Studio Workshop: "Cut and Click: Shadow Puppets in Motion" at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, June 14
Songwriter Session: Ross Copperman and Heather Morgan at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, June 14
Ellingtown at Nashville Public Library Saturday, June 14
Raven Cliff at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, June 14
Painting Class: Cowgirl at Sips 'n Strokes Saturday, June 14
Katie Marie at Bootleggers Inn Sunday, June 15
Kids' Open Mic at Two Old Hippies Sunday, June 15
Eric Von at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Sunday, June 15
Kelly Hoppenjans & The Mainahs at 12th & Porter Sunday, June 15
Take Captive the Captain at Rocketown Sunday, June 15
Patton James & The Synchromatics at Sambuca Sunday, June 15
Artful Tales: "The Frog Who Wanted To Sing" at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Sunday, June 15
Valerie June at 3rd and Lindsley Sunday, June 15
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at Ryman Auditorium Sunday, June 15
Fiddle Demonstration: Crystal Wiegman at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, June 15
The Chris Weaver Band at The Stage on Broadway Sunday, June 15
Jami Grooms at Wildhorse Saloon Monday, June 16
Cory Farley Band at Second Fiddle Monday, June 16
Josh Helms at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Monday, June 16
Monte Good & Honky Tonk Heroes at Robert's Western World Monday, June 16
The Matte Gray Band at The Stage on Broadway Monday, June 16
Open Jam with Andy T & Nic Nixon at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, June 16
New Monday with Val Storey at Station Inn Monday, June 16
Song Suffragettes at The Listening Room Cafe Monday, June 16
Senior Monday at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, June 16
Rachel Pearl's Open Mic Night at The Rutledge Tuesday, June 17
Landis Frier at Legends Corner Tuesday, June 17
Rick Trace at Silver Dollar Saloon Tuesday, June 17
Josh & Matt at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Tuesday, June 17
Hershel Bailey at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Tuesday, June 17
Il Volo at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Tuesday, June 17
Jesus Christ Superstar at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, June 17
Jim Hayden at Sambuca Tuesday, June 17
Andy Grammer at 3rd and Lindsley Tuesday, June 17
Counting Crows at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, June 17
Story Time at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, June 17
Painting Class: $20 Tuesday at Sips 'n Strokes Tuesday, June 17
651 new hanging flower baskets have been hung all over downtown! Don't forget to look up and appreciate a little piece of nature swaying right above you head! Tweet us a picture of your favorite downtown flowers to @DwntwnNashville.
Stay Healthy with B-cycle
24-hour memberships are only $5 and annual memberships are only $50, Nashville B-cycle is an inexpensive transportation alternative that also tracks your mileage and calories burned, making it a healthy choice, too. There are 16 stations located within downtown that provide a clean, simple and healthy way to get where you're going.
Large groups and events (300+ attendees) that are downtown June 11 - June 25, Landis+Gyr (400, June 8 - 12), Milsoft (300, June 8 - 13), Americans for the Arts (1,000, June 12 - 15), National Emergency Number Association (2,000, June 14 - 19) and Tennessee School Nutrition Association (1,000, June 15 - 19), Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (1,400, June 21 - 25), Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (800, June 22 - 26), and Electronic Security Expo and Alarm Industry Expo (4,000, June 24 - 27). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.