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Call for Models!
The Nashville Downtown Partnership and Nashville B-cycle are seeking models for a photo shoot on Friday, June 26. This opportunity is unpaid, but lots of fun. More details.
Events This Week
FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 11 AM - 1 PM
LOCATION: WILDHORSE SALOON $125 SINGLE TICKETS
My Music Matters honors and celebrates artists, musicians and songwriters influenced by African American music and whose sound and creative contributions have impacted the soundtrack of American culture. This year's honorees include CeCe Winans, Howard Hewett, Michael Bivins and the late Donny Hathaway. Proceeds benefit The National Museum of African American Music's educational, community and national programs.
FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
LOCATION: EMMA $40 - $50
Enjoy Uncorked presented by Nashville Sports Leagues, a wine, beer and liquor tasting that also features some of the best local eats Nashville has to offer. Plus, a DJ, giveaways, games and more. Tickets include all-you-can-drink samples, four food tickets and a souvenir tasting glass. Stick around for a post-tasting party from 9:30 pm - midnight. Proceeds benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital and Southeastern Young Alumni endowment fund dedicated to pediatric oncology.
FRIDAY, JUNE 19 - SUNDAY, JUNE 21, FRIDAY: 5 PM - 9 PM; SATURDAY: 11 AM - 8 PM; SUNDAY: 10 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE
Three days of special events celebrating peak season for peaches. The weekend will kick off with A Peachy Night Market on Friday, June 19. Enjoy shopping, adult beverages, live music, artisan booths and much more. Market House restaurants and shops will be open and will feature peach-themed items and specials. Peach Jam will continue on Saturday, June 20 with a special recipe contest, live music, adult beverages, food demos, kids' activities, Turnip the Beet and more. The celebration wraps up on Sunday, June 21 with special peachy offerings for brunch, adult beverages, live music, food demos and a Full Immersion Canning Workshop.
The Bridging the Gap Mixer is the highly anticipated kick off to the 15th Annual Jefferson Street Jazz and Blues Festival! Featuring two live bands on each end of the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge with DJ Victor Chatman playing music in the center. Vendors will line the bridge with a variety of food, beverages and more. Please note: the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge will be closed to the public (those not attending the event) from 2 pm on Friday, June 19 until 1 am on Saturday, June 20.
Director J.J. Abrams revitalized the iconic "Star Trek" franchise with the release of his 2009 film. Now you can boldly go where no one has gone before and experience the film on the big screen as the Nashville Symphony performs composer Michael Giacchino’s thrilling score live.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 10 PM
LOCATION: CITY WINERY $10 IN ADVANCE; $12 AT THE DOOR; $15 VIP
LOL Nashville presents a comedy improv show on Saturday, June 20 at City Winery. This comedy troupe is known for its hilarious, fast-paced short-form as well as its unique long-form improv styles. Every part of every show is unscripted and made up on the spot with the help of audience suggestions. It is strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance as these shows typically sell out quickly. VIP tickets include front-row seats.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 4 PM - 9:30 PM
LOCATION: CUMBERLAND PARK $25 GENERAL ADMISSION; $70 VIP
The inaugural Nashville '90s themed festival featuring live music by My So Called Band, food trucks, beer vendors and '90s inspired activities. General admission tickets are $25 (tickets do not include beer or food). VIP tickets are available and do include all-you-can-drink beer, a souvenir cup, a separate beer line and 1-hour early entry. All proceeds will benefit the Green Beret Foundation. 21+ event.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 11 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA FREE
Celebrate Father's Day weekend with the Nashville Predators on Saturday, June 20. Festivities include a complimentary box lunch, locker room tours, a meet-and-greet with Preds personalities including Gnash and the Ice Girls, face painting, a Father's Day photo and more.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: CZANN'S $40
Ultimate Beer Run Nashville is a craft beer sampling fun run with the emphasis on fun. Festivities will include music, games, giveaways, food trucks and lots of delicious craft beer by Czann’s, Dogfish Head and Good People breweries. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their best costumes. Please note: road closures associated with this event. Lea Avenue and Peabody Street will be closed from as early as 11 am until as late as 12:30 pm on Saturday, June 20.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 5 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: PUBLIC SQUARE $55 IN ADVANCE; $65 AT THE GATES (BASED ON AVAILABILITY)
Nashville's largest food and drink festival is celebrating 13 years! Enjoy food, wine and beer with a focus on local flavors. Plus, live music on the main stage. Tickets include all food and beverages.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, NOON - 10 PM
LOCATION: BICENTENNIAL MALL $15 GENERAL ADMISSION; $25 VIP
The 15th Annual Jefferson Street Jazz and Blues Festival is an event that showcases national and local jazz and blues musicians as well as celebrates the musical heritage of Jefferson Street. Performers include Angela Winbush, Phil Perry, Joe Johnson, Jason Eskeridge and many more. The event is organized and sponsored by the Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership—J.U.M.P. Plus, kick off the festival by attending the Bridging the Gap Mixer on the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge on Friday, June 19.
Enjoy free admission to the Frist Center all day on Sunday, June 21 courtesy of Regions Bank. Explore exhibits including "Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945," "Jaume Plensa: The Human Landscape" and "Postcards of the Wiener Werkstatte: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection." Plus, another Regions Free Day at the Frist Center for active military and veterans on Saturday, July 4.
The Tennessee State Museum will present an advanced film screening of “First Peoples,” a new series coming to Nashville Public Television this summer. The new series is a global detective story, featuring new fossil finds and the latest genetic research. After the film screening, staff will offer guided tours of the pre-historic collection in the museum’s permanent exhibits. Seating is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 9 AM - 9 PM
Make Music Nashville is an all-day, open-access, free festival taking place in various neighborhoods in Nashville on Sunday, June 21. Participation is encouraged from all ages, music genres and abilities. Ring in the summer solstice as a part of an international event with its heart and soul in the local community. Participating downtown locations include Church Street Park, Nashville Public Library and Tennessee Brew Works. Click here for a complete list of venues and performances.
Enjoy a special Father's Day brunch at Chauhan Ale & Masala House! Chef Chauhan and Chef V will come together to present unique dishes featuring delicious twists on classic breakfast favorites. Plus, Sunday, June 21 marks the restaurant's official brunch launch.
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2 PM - 7 PM
LOCATION: ACME FEED & SEED FREE
Spend the longest day of the year at Acme Feed & Seed's Summer Solstice Jam! Featuring a rooftop party with DJs Coach & Rate, drink specials, giveaways and more. This event is free, but an RSVP is required.
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 5:30 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: CUMBERLAND PARK FREE
Enjoy live jazz on the third Sunday of every month through October in the park's amphitheater. This special Father's Day edition will double the entertainment with live music by both the John Richards Band and the Sonja Hopkins Band. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome at this event.
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: MUSIC CITY CENTER FREE
FOX 17 and some of Nashville's top companies are joining forces to bring Middle Tennessee's best talent and employers together. All job-seekers and career changers are welcome to attend this free event that will feature close to 40 companies. The event includes private interviews, networking opportunities and breakout sessions designed to help prospective employees with resume review, interviewing skills, social media advice and more. Call 615-259-5657 to register a business for the job boot camp.
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 6:15 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE
Annie Barrows, co-author of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society," will visit the Nashville Public Library Thursday, June 25. Barrows will discuss this historical novel that follows the story of a female writer who forms an unexpected bond with residents on the island of Guernsey after World War II. A book signing will follow.