News & Information
New coffee shop, bar and restaurant: Steadfast Commons!
299 Demonbreun Street. 615-601-2110. This new coffee shop and restaurant is located inside the Encore building. Offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. Menu items includes sandwiches, soup, salad, breakfast items and more. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 7 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 1 am; Saturday and Sunday, 8 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 1 am.
New recreational entertainment: Escape Experience - Nashville!
501 Union Street. 615-891-7929. An interactive adventure designed for groups of friends, family or co-workers. The object is simple, escape from the room in less than an hour. More details on their website.
Events This Week
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: JUICE NASHVILLE $10
Join Juice Nashville to learn about natural solutions for your health. Enjoy samples from Juice Nashville while learning the basics of essential oils to support your family's healthcare needs. The class fee includes juice samples and a free bottle of doTERRA Wild Orange oil.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, THURSDAY: 7 PM; FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 8 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $22 - $143
Vivid, dramatic and bursting with color, this is one can’t-miss concert at the Schermerhorn. Mussorgsky’s "Pictures at an Exhibition" takes a kaleidoscopic journey through an exhibit of artworks by the composer’s friend Victor Hartmann. French composer Ravel transformed the Russian master’s music into a breathtaking orchestral showpiece—a vehicle tailor-made for the amazing musicians of the Nashville Symphony. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 is one of the composer’s unheralded classics—lyrical, poetic and downright sensuous.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, NOON - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: UBS TOWER $15
O3 Consulting in partnership with Nashville’s Intelligent Office will kick off their spring lunch and learn series with Grow Your Results. This is a results-oriented workshop focusing on growing your personal and business results through vision creation, building SMART Goals, asking proactive questions, eliminating obstacles and creating an action plan for success. At the end of this 90-minute workshop, you will have the necessary tools to complete your goals successfully. The class is limited to 15 people; RSVP here. This event will be held in the Intelligent Office Space (suite 1550) inside the UBS Tower.
Night Market is continuing into the winter months by popular demand! Enjoy shopping, live jazz music, seasonal drinks, local artisan booths and much more. Market House restaurants and shops will be open. Note: the Farm and Craft sheds will be closed during the event due to winter weather.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 9 PM - 2 AM
LOCATION: THE ROSEWALL $20 GENERAL ADMISSION; $35 VIP
Squad is the most inventive DJ event of the year. Four of Nashville's top DJs will share the stage for a constant rotation of mixing beats. All four of their unique styles will be integrated into a dueling DJ event. The Rosewall will transform into a club like no other in Nashville, complete with a light show and dancers in LED costumes you won't want to miss. VIP tickets include an exclusive lounge area with a private bar. 21+ event.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE
View all of the 2016 LEGO contest entries at the Nashville Public Library on Saturday, February 20 - Sunday, February 21. This annual contest allows participants of all ages to use their skills to build their most creative LEGO designs. Plus, don't miss a special contest performance by Mr. Bond and the Science Guys on Saturday at 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm. The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday at 3 pm.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 10 AM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $45 IN ADVANCE; $50 RACE DAY
This annual 5K takes runners and walkers through downtown Nashville and the surrounding area, beginning and ending at Bridgestone Arena. The entry fee includes a 5K t-shirt and a voucher for any Monday - Thursday Preds upcoming home game in March 2016. Registered runners also have the option of adding additional upper level tickets for $20 each, or upgrading to the lower bowl for $20 additional per ticket (maximum of two). Click here for more information and to register in advance. Please note: road closures associated with this event. 5th Avenue South (Broadway to Demonbreun) and Demonbreun (5th Avenue South to 6th Avenue South) will be closed from 6 am until noon on Saturday, February 20. Plus, Demonbreun (6th Avenue South running west out of downtown) will be closed from 9 am until as late as 11 am. The remaining closures do not impact downtown. Click here for the route and more information.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 3:30 PM - 5 PM
LOCATION: CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL FREE
Christ Church Cathedral invites you to a Lenten Choral Evensong sung by the Cathedral Choir under the direction of Dr. Michael Velting, Canon for Music. Prior to the Evensong, Kevin Jones, Minister of Music at First Congregational Church in Columbus, Ohio, will present an organ concert. The Evensong and organ concert are free and open to the public. Childcare is available and a reception will follow the Evensong.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 6:15 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE
Debbie Macomber will discuss her new book, "A Girl’s Guide to Moving On," in which a mother and her daughter-in-law bravely leave their troubled marriages and face the challenge of starting over. Leaning on each other, Nichole and Leanne discover that their inner strength and capacity for love are greater than they ever imagined. Macomber is a No. 1 New York Times best-selling author with more than 170 million copies of her books in print worldwide.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 7 PM - 10 PM
LOCATION: THE ROSEWALL $30 IN ADVANCE; $40 AT THE DOOR
Mix and mingle with the city's most eligible singles featured in the February issue of Nashville Lifestyles. Enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment. Plus, bid on ultimate date packages put together by the singles through a silent auction. Valet parking provided. Tickets for this cocktail party are $30 in advance and $40 at the door and include a cocktail.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, NOON
LOCATION: FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS GALLERY ADMISSION REQUIRED
More than five centuries in the making, the Alba collection is one of the finest private collections in Europe and is usually kept behind closed doors in three splendid palaces in Spain. Join Trinita Kennedy to find out how this aristocratic family acquired masterpieces such as Francisco Goya’s "Duchess of Alba in White," as well as the largest archive of Christopher Columbus documents in the world.
Road Closures: Construction on Church Street
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21
The eastbound lane of Church Street from 6th Avenue North to 5th Avenue North will be closed on the following dates and times to facilitate construction-related activities. Thursday, February 18 - Friday, February 19 from 9 am to 3 pm. And, Saturday, February 20 - Sunday, February 21 from 7 am to 4:30 pm. Also, 5th Avenue North from Commerce Street to Church Street will be closed from 10 pm on Friday, February 19 until 6 am on Saturday, February 20.
Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville
Vince Gill Pop-up Store at Ernest Tubb Record Shop through Thursday, February 18
Motown The Musical at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center through Sunday, February 21
Good Monsters at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center through Saturday, February 27
Mr. Moons Live Funk/Disco Show at 3rd and Lindsley Wednesday, February 17
Light + Sound Machine Presents Come Back, Africa at Third Man Records Thursday, February 18
Chris Stapleton at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, February 18 - Saturday, February 20
Nashville Predators vs. Boston Bruins at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, February 18
Spoken Word Poetry Workshops at Nashville Public Library Thursday, February 18
Girlpool at 12th & Porter Thursday, February 18
Stray Birds at Station Inn Thursday, February 18
Blues Connection at Bootleggers Inn Thursday, February 18
Bobby McClendon at Whiskey Bent Saloon Thursday, February 18
B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Thursday, February 18
Brett James Benefiting EDCT at City Winery Thursday, February 18
Cort Carpenter at Legends Corner Friday, February 19
Amel Larrieux at City Winery Friday, February 19
Brandon Holder at Second Fiddle Friday, February 19
Painting Class: Nashville Skyline at Sips 'n Strokes Friday, February 19
"Golden Sound" Release Party at Barista Parlor Golden Sound Friday, February 19
Music at the Frist: Geary Moore at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, February 19
Coffee & Classics: Pictures at an Exhibition at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, February 19
Chris Jones & The Nightdrivers at Station Inn Friday, February 19
Brandon Giles at Hard Rock Cafe Friday, February 19
Chris Shrader at Legends Corner Saturday, February 20
Cort Carpenter at Second Fiddle Saturday, February 20
Ascension 2K16: An Aerial Silks Showcase at Rocketown Saturday, February 20
TuneCore Live Nashville at Acme Feed & Seed Saturday, February 20
Chapels at Mercy Lounge Saturday, February 20
Chad Bearden at The Stage on Broadway Saturday, February 20
Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 20
Writers' Round: The Songs of Eric Church at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 20
Guilty Pleasures at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, February 20
Titanium Blue Band at Hard Rock Cafe Saturday, February 20
Eric Brace, Peter Cooper & Friends CD Release Show at Station Inn Saturday, February 20
Justine Blazer at Bootleggers Inn Saturday, February 20
Michael Scott at Whiskey Bent Saloon Saturday, February 20
Sunday Night Jazz Supper with Rod McGaha at City Winery Sunday, February 21
The Chris Weaver Band at The Stage on Broadway Sunday, February 21
Tom Bullard at Whiskey Bent Saloon Sunday, February 21
Music City Beach Blast Cheerleading Competition at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Sunday, February 21
Percussion Demonstration: Jared Kneale at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, February 21
Stacy Mitchhart Band at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Sunday, February 21
Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, February 21
Biff Kapow at Bootleggers Inn Sunday, February 21
Chris Mouch at Legends Corner Monday, February 22
Cory Farley at Second Fiddle Monday, February 22
The Funeral Portrait at Rocketown Monday, February 22
Painting Class: Choose Your Own Colors Flowers at Sips 'n Strokes Monday, February 22
Ty Segall & The Muggers at Mercy Lounge Monday, February 22
Stacy Mitchhart Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Monday, February 22
Slayer at War Memorial Auditorium Monday, February 22
Photography & Design at Nashville Public Library Monday, February 22
The Time Jumpers at 3rd and Lindsley Monday, February 22
Ben Graves at Sambuca Monday, February 22
Open Jam with Andy T & Nic Nixon at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, February 22
New Monday with Val Storey at Station Inn Monday, February 22
Randy Moore at Bootleggers Inn Monday, February 22
Biff Kapow at Whiskey Bent Saloon Monday, February 22
Casey Edgar at Legends Corner Tuesday, February 23
Stephen Kelly Hunt at Second Fiddle Tuesday, February 23
Painting Class: $20 Tuesday at Sips 'n Strokes Tuesday, February 23
Geoff Tate's Operation: Mindcrime at 12th & Porter Tuesday, February 23
Natalie Brady at Bootleggers Inn Tuesday, February 23
Tom Wurth, TC Coleman & The Experience at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, February 24
Buckwheat Zydeco at City Winery Wednesday, February 24
Jerry Jacobs at The Stage on Broadway Wednesday, February 24
Brandon Holder at Legends Corner Wednesday, February 24
Dumpstaphunk at 12th & Porter Wednesday, February 24
The Freewheelers at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, February 25
Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, February 25
Phil Vaught at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, February 25 - Saturday, February 27
The Music of the Eagles at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, February 25 - Saturday, February 27
Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale Radio Show with Special Guests Bobby Bare, Bobby Bare, Jr. & Luther Dickinson at City Winery Thursday, February 25
Curator’s Tour: Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, February 25
4th Annual Songwriters Night Featuring Dave Barnes, Matt Wertz & More at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, February 25
Radio Incorporated at Sambuca Thursday, February 25
Particle at Mercy Lounge Friday, February 26
Kristoff Waltz at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Friday, February 26
David Cross at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 26
Gary Clark Jr. at Ryman Auditorium Friday, February 26
Music at the Frist: Grant Ferris at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, February 26
Tall Tale Circus at Nashville Public Library Friday, February 26
Scat Springs at Sambuca Friday, February 26
Bart Walker at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, February 26
Dave Adkins Band at Station Inn Friday, February 26
Telling Histories: Storytelling and Civil Rights at Tennessee State Museum Saturday, February 27
Josh Gallagher at Second Fiddle Saturday, February 27
Set It Off at Rocketown Saturday, February 27
Bronze Radio Return at Mercy Lounge Saturday, February 27
Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band at Cannery Ballroom Saturday, February 27
The Saturday Night Specials at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Saturday, February 27
Propaganda at Acme Feed & Seed Saturday, February 27
Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 27
Get Wild with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Saturday, February 27
America’s Best Cheer: Nashville Championship at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, February 27
Tommy Emmanuel at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, February 27
Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, February 27
Wine in the Winter at Hilton Nashville Downtown Saturday, February 27
History and Methods of Making Port Wine at Nashville Public Library Saturday, February 27
Family Program: Guitar 101: Johnny Cash at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 27
Big Sam's Funky Nation at 12th & Porter Saturday, February 27
CSA Fair at Nashville Farmers' Market Saturday, February 27
JB Crockett at Wildhorse Saloon Sunday, February 28
Music City Doughboys at Acme Feed & Seed Sunday, February 28
Jutt Huffman at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Sunday, February 28
Tom Bullard at Whiskey Bent Saloon Sunday, February 28
Biff Kapow at Bootleggers Inn Sunday, February 28
Our Kids Soup Sunday at Nissan Stadium Sunday, February 28
A Red Carpet Evening at War Memorial Auditorium Sunday, February 28
2Cellos at Ryman Auditorium Sunday, February 28
Creative Zone: Lights, Camera, Capture at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, February 28
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Large groups and events (500+ attendees) that are downtown February 17 - March 2, 2016 include The Minerals Metals and Materials Society (4,000, February 12 - 18), Nashville RV Super Show (5,000, February 17 - 21), Showbiz National Talent Competition (2,000, February 19 - 22), Tractor Supply Company (2,000, February 20 - 24), American Trucking Association (3,000, February 26 - March 2), America's Best Cheer (2,500, February 27), and Ohio Valley Conference (11,000, March 2 - 5). For more information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.