Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

   

News & Information


New restaurantTin 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

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 10 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE

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.

 

Summer of Street Food
 

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.
 

Nashville Dancin': Houndmouth

 

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 World’s Finest Football Party

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 12
LOCATION: THE PUB NASHVILLE

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.​

World Cup Football Party
 

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.
 



Music Nights at The Hermitage Hotel
 

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.
 

Nashville Pride Festival

 

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.
 

Salon@615: Robin Roberts
 

FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 6:15 PM - 8 PM 
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE

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 Wizard of Oz with the Nashville Symphony

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 7 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $30 - $66

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."

 

Run for 9-1-1

 

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.

 

Run or Dye 5K

 

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.
 

Nashville Wine & Food Festival
 

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.

 

"Welcome Home" Parade & Job Fair

 

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.

 

Jazz on the Cumberland

 

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.
 

Picnic in the Park

 

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

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

Flower Baskets

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.

Convention Update

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.

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