Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    

News & Information

New bar and restaurant: Skull's Rainbow Room!
222 Printers Alley. 615-810-9631. After being closed since 1999, this nightclub is now reopen. It is a great spot for lunch, dinner and drinks! Hours of operation are Monday - Sunday, 11 am - 3 am.

 

New restaurant: Domino's Pizza!
835 4th Avenue South. 615-244-3232. This restaurant offers take out and delivery, plus a small eat-in area. Hours of operation are Sunday - Thursday, 10 am - midnight and Friday - Saturday, 10 am - 1 am.

 

Events This Week

 

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman

 

THURSDAY, JULY 16, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: RYMAN AUDITORIUM $28.50

The inaugural Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman series took place in 1994 and the series has become a Nashville summertime tradition as it regularly presents the biggest names in bluegrass on the very stage where the genre was born back in 1945. The series continues this week with a performance by Dailey & Vincent. Plus, the free Pickin' on a Plaza showcase outside on the Ryman plaza beginning at 6 pm. Click here for upcoming Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman dates and performers.

 

Curators' Perspective: Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape

 

THURSDAY, JULY 16, 6:30 PM
LOCATION: FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS GALLERY ADMISSION REQUIRED

"Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape," the most comprehensive exhibit of this internationally acclaimed artist’s work in North America to date, was jointly organized by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art. Chief curator of the Frist, Mark Scala, and chief curator of Cheekwood, Jochen Wierich, will have a wide-ranging conversation on the works, processes and visionary ideas of the Spanish artist.

 

My So-Called Band & Guilty Pleasures

 

FRIDAY, JULY 17, 8 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $26 - $39

Nashville’s two biggest tribute bands make their Schermerhorn Symphony Center debut in a very special performance with strings. My So-Called Band and their rotating all-star cast of guest singers and musicians revisit all your favorite '90s music from acts like Nirvana, Alanis Morissette, Counting Crows, Boyz II Men and so many more. Guilty Pleasures will get the party started by visiting all the '80s hits you know and love, from artists like Huey Lewis & the News, Madonna, Michael Jackson and more.

 

​Cornmato

 

FRIDAY, JULY 17 - SUNDAY, JULY 19, FRIDAY: 5 PM - 9 PM; SATURDAY: 11 AM - 8 PM; SUNDAY: 9 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE

Three days of special events celebrating Tennessee corn and tomatoes. The weekend will kick off with Night Market on Friday, July 17. Enjoy shopping, adult beverages, live music, artisan booths and much more. Market House restaurants and shops will be open and will feature corn and tomato-themed items and specials. Cornmato will continue on Saturday, July 18 with a special recipe contest, live music, adult beverages, food demos, kids' activities, Turnip the Beet and more. The celebration wraps up on Sunday, July 19 with special corn and tomato offerings for brunch, adult beverages, live music, food demos and a Full Immersion Canning Workshop.

 

Jazz on the Cumberland

 

SUNDAY, JULY 19, 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 edition will double the entertainment with live music by both the Michael Fair Band and Cissy Crutcher. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome at this event.

 

Music Arts Camp

 

MONDAY, JULY 20 - FRIDAY, JULY 24, 9 AM - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: FIRST BAPTIST NASHVILLE $50

A fun-filled week of hands-on music and arts activities for children who've completed first through sixth grade. Activities include guitar, drumming, piano, handbells, drama, dance, puppets, martial arts, visual arts and more. Extended care with field trips and special activities is available until 5 pm for an extra $15 per day.

 

MTA Public Meetings

 

TUESDAY, JULY 21, 11 AM - 1 PM; 4 PM - 6 PM AND THURSDAY, JULY 23, 11 AM - 1 PM; 4 PM - 6 PM
LOCATION: MUSIC CITY CENTRAL (BUS STATION) FREE

The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) of Middle Tennessee will hold four public meetings on Tuesday, July 21 and Thursday, July 23 regarding proposed adjustments for its biannual system changes. Adjustments are being proposed for several routes as well as a proposed fare increase. More details regarding the proposed changes will be available at the public hearings as well as online here. The public is encouraged to attend any of the hearings or submit comments to the MTA Planning Department.

 

Who Knew

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
LOCATION: 3RD AND LINDSLEY $10

Who Knew, an event bringing together entertainment industry professionals for thought-provoking discussion and networking opportunities, returns Wednesday, July 22. The speaker series continues after its three sold out events earlier this year. Plus, live music by Native Run. Tickets are $10 and include one drink.

 

President Jimmy Carter Book Signing

 

THURSDAY, JULY 23, 4:30 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE

Jimmy Carter, 39th President, Nobel Peace Prize winner and international humanitarian, looks back on his life in "A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety." Join the Nashville Public Library for a book signing with President Carter. To join the signing line, you must purchase a copy of the book from Parnassus Books, either in-store or at the event. If you already bought your book from Parnassus, bring your Parnassus receipt to the store to receive a signing line ticket.

 

Road Closures


Road Closures: Beachbody Coach Summit

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 - MONDAY, JULY 20

Several road closures are planned throughout downtown for the Beachbody Coach Summit (taking place Thursday, July 16 - Saturday, July 18). Events are not open to the public, but take place at downtown locations including Nissan StadiumBridgestone Arena, 5th Avenue, Riverfront Park and Broadway. Expected attendance for events is as many as 25,000 people. Roads and parks begin closing as early as 6 am on Wednesday, July 15 and will re-open no later than noon on Monday, July 20. This list is organized by the date the closures begin. The end date is different for each road and is indicated below. Most parks and roads are closed for multiple days.

 

Wednesday, July 15:
- Court of Flags (1st Avenue and Broadway) from 6 am on Wednesday, July 15 until noon on Monday, July 20

 

Thursday, July 16:
- 1st Avenue South (Demonbreun to Church Street) from 9 am on Thursday, July 16 until noon on Sunday, July 19
- Broadway (2nd Avenue to 1st Avenue) from 6 am on Thursday, July 16 until noon on Sunday, July 19
- 5th Avenue South (Korean Veterans Boulevard to Demonbreun) from 6 am on Thursday, July 16 until 5 pm on Saturday, July 18
- 5th Avenue South (Demonbreun to Hilton Nashville Hotel) from 6 am on Thursday, July 16 until 5 pm on Saturday, July 18
Walk of Fame Park from 9 am on Thursday, July 16 until midnight on Sunday, July 19
- Riverfront Park from 8 am on Thursday, July 16 until 5 pm on Saturday, July 18

 

Friday, July 17:
- Demonbreun (4th Avenue South to 6th Avenue South) from 6 am on Friday, July 17 until 5 pm on Saturday, July 18
- Demonbreun (4th Avenue South to 1st Avenue South) from 8:30 pm until 9:30 pm on Friday, July 17
- Broadway (2nd Avenue to 7th Avenue) from midnight on Friday, July 17 until 11 am on Saturday, July 18
- 1st Avenue (Broadway to Church Street) from 9 am on Friday, July 17 until 1 am on Sunday, July 19
- 1st Avenue (Korean Veterans Boulevard to Church Street) from 8:30 pm until 9:30 pm on Friday, July 17

 

Saturday, July 18:
- 5th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) from 4 am until 10 am on Saturday, July 18
- 4th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) from 4 am on Saturday, July 18 until 1 am on Sunday, July 19
- 3rd Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) from 4 am on Saturday, July 18 until 1 am on Sunday, July 19
- 2nd Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) from 3 am until 10 am on Saturday, July 18
- 3rd Avenue South (Demonbreun to Broadway) from 9 pm on Saturday, July 18 until 1 am on Sunday, July 19
- Broadway (2nd Avenue to 4th Avenue) from 9 pm on Saturday, July 18 until 1 am on Sunday, July 19

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Steve Stokes Band at Barlines Wednesday, July 15

Zach Boog's Comedy Show at Agenda Wednesday, July 15

Kayla Woodson at Hard Rock Cafe Wednesday, July 15

Rachael Hester & The Tennessee Walkers at Station Inn Wednesday, July 15

Shuggie Otis at City Winery Thursday, July 16

Les Richardson Band at Barlines Thursday, July 16

Stephanie Adlington at Sambuca Thursday, July 16

Adam Giminez at Tin Roof Broadway Thursday, July 16

Nashville Sounds vs. Omaha Storm Chasers at First Tennessee Park Thursday, July 16 - Friday, July 17

Brother Trouble at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, July 16 - Saturday, July 18

Wes Cook Band at Legends Corner Thursday, July 16

Johnny T at The Stage on Broadway Thursday, July 16

Family Program: String City: Nashville's Tradition of Music & Puppetry at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Thursday, July 16

Civil Twilight at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, July 16

Stacy Mitchhart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Thursday, July 16

Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, July 16

Trêk-À-Porter: A Mobile Pop-Up Festival Shopping Experience at The Horton Building Thursday, July 16

Joseph Aaron at Rocketown Friday, July 17

Brandon Giles at Hard Rock Cafe Friday, July 17

The Brazilbilly Boys at Robert's Western World Friday, July 17

Chris Weaver at Sambuca Friday, July 17

The Other Side at Tin Roof Broadway Friday, July 17

Cornmato at Nashville Farmers' Market Friday, July 17 - Sunday, July 19

Harpeth Hill at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, July 17

Holland Marie at Second Fiddle Friday, July 17

American Idol Live at Ryman Auditorium Friday, July 17

Creative Zone: Puppet Making at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Friday, July 17

Kyndon Oakes & Friends at The Listening Room Cafe Friday, July 17

Grant Garland Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Friday, July 17

Cort Carpenter at Legends Corner Friday, July 17

Family Program: String City: Nashville's Tradition of Music & Puppetry at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, July 18

Leroy Powell & The Messengers at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Saturday, July 18

Rickers Pickers at Barlines Saturday, July 18

Nashville Sounds vs. Omaha Storm Chasers at First Tennessee Park Saturday, July 18 - Sunday, July 19

Cort Carpenter at Second Fiddle Saturday, July 18

Chris Shrader at Legends Corner Saturday, July 18

Family Program: Cool Cars & Drivable Designs at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, July 18

Summer Cooking and Preserving Series at Nashville Farmers' Market Saturday, July 18

Yoga Buzz at Acme Feed & Seed Saturday, July 18

Colby Dee & Friends at The Listening Room Cafe Saturday, July 18

Landon Lingerfelt at Bootleggers Inn Saturday, July 18

B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Saturday, July 18

Nashville Rollergirls vs. Ohio Rollergirls at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, July 18

Amanda Daughtry Band at Second Fiddle Sunday, July 19

Painting Class: Impressionist Waterscape at Sips 'n Strokes Sunday, July 19

Party of Note: Sunday Brunch & Music at the Schermerhorn at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, July 19

Kate Pierson of The B-52’s at City Winery Sunday, July 19

Les Richardson Band at Barlines Sunday, July 19

Don Kelley & Friends at Robert's Western World Sunday, July 19

Percussion Demonstration: Kenny Malone & Andy May at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, July 19

Artful Tales: Red, Purple, Gold: Yes, Please! at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Sunday, July 19

Stephanie Rabus at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Monday, July 20

Cory Farley at Second Fiddle Monday, July 20

Burned Out, Still Glowing at Rocketown Monday, July 20

Leland Williams Band at Barlines Monday, July 20

Josh Hedley & The Honky Tonk Heroes at Robert's Western World Monday, July 20

The Matte Gray Band at The Stage on Broadway Monday, July 20

New Monday with Val Storey at Station Inn Monday, July 20

Senior Monday at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, July 20

Jutt Huffman at Silver Dollar Saloon Monday, July 20

Painting Class: $20 Tuesday at Sips 'n Strokes Tuesday, July 21

Jutt Huffman at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Tuesday, July 21

Stephen Kelly Hunt at Second Fiddle Tuesday, July 21

Vince Moreno at Legends Corner Tuesday, July 21

Karin James at Sambuca Tuesday, July 21

The Love Truckers at Tin Roof Broadway Tuesday, July 21

45RPM with Linda Davis at Station Inn Tuesday, July 21

Fifth Harmony at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, July 21

Family Program: String City: Nashville's Tradition of Music & Puppetry at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Tuesday, July 21

Great Books Discussion Group at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, July 21

Michael Scott at Whiskey Bent Saloon Tuesday, July 21

J Edwards at Bootleggers Inn Tuesday, July 21

Elio & The Hank Sinatra Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Tuesday, July 21

Veruca Salt at Mercy Lounge Tuesday, July 21

Kayla Woodson at Hard Rock Cafe Wednesday, July 22

Lane Kristian & The Jakehead Mob at Robert's Western World Wednesday, July 22

The Cocktails at Sambuca Wednesday, July 22

The Matte Gray Band at Tin Roof Broadway Wednesday, July 22

David Oakleaf at Wildhorse Saloon Wednesday, July 22 - Thursday, July 23

National Archery in the Schools Program World Tournament at Music City Center Wednesday, July 22 - Tuesday, July 28

Johnny T at The Stage on Broadway Wednesday, July 22

Dale Watson at Station Inn Wednesday, July 22

Rob Thomas at Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, July 22

Shakin' the Shack at Party Fowl Wednesday, July 22

Cory Farley at Silver Dollar Saloon Wednesday, July 22

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams at City Winery Thursday, July 23

Nathan Belt & The Buckles at Robert's Western World Thursday, July 23

Matt McAtee & The Eventuals at Sambuca Thursday, July 23

The Regulars at Tin Roof Broadway Thursday, July 23

Alien: The Musical at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Thursday, July 23 - Sunday, July 26

An Evening with America at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, July 23

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, July 23

Stacy Mitchhart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Thursday, July 23

Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, July 23

Welcome to Nashville Showcase at Silver Dollar Saloon Thursday, July 23

B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Thursday, July 23

Street Food Thursdays Thursday, July 23

The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones at Mercy Lounge Thursday, July 23

Stephen Kelly Hunt at Second Fiddle Friday, July 24

Alex Michael Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, July 24

Painting Class: Lips or Wine at Sips 'n Strokes Friday, July 24

Delbert McClinton at City Winery Friday, July 24

Dusty Hundley Band at Barlines Friday, July 24

Shelbie Z at Hard Rock Cafe Friday, July 24

Mike Oldham & The Tone Rangers at Robert's Western World Friday, July 24

Chris Weaver at Sambuca Friday, July 24

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

Get Fit Downtown

With nine fitness centers, downtown makes it easy for you to work on your health goals. Browse our online map to find an option convenient for you. Choose from traditional gyms, barre options, dance studios, and personal training options.

Sounds Shuttle Service 

Going to First Tennessee Park? Park at the Metro Courthouse Garage and take a convenient shuttle to the stadium! Parking and round-trip service for everyone in the car is only $5 per car. 

Convention Update

Large groups and events (500+ attendees) that are downtown July 15 - 29, 2015 include Beachbody (23,000, July 14 - 19), Southern Gas Association (530, July 18 - 22), National Archery in the School Program (2,900, July 23 - 28), and Independent Jewelers Organization (1,500, July 24 - 30). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

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