Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    

News & Information

New bar: Blend Bar!
508 Church Street. 615-730-9641. Enjoy a premium selection of spirits, wine and cigars. Hours of operation are Monday - Saturday, 10 am to midnight and Sunday, 3 pm to 11 pm.

 

New fitness studio: PureBarre!
Gulch Crossing. 228 11th Avenue S. 615-603-8335. This fitness studio provides a total body workout using a ballet barre and isometric movements. The class schedule varies by day and can be found online.

 

New retailer: Artifacts!
601 8th Avenue S. 615-354-1267. This store offers antiques, furniture, lighting and decor items. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 10 am - 5 pm and Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm.

 

Events This Week

 

The Music of the Eagles

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, THURSDAY: 7 PM; FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 8 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $30 - $138

It’s a night packed with hits like “Hotel California,” “Best of My Love,” “New Kid in Town,” “One of These Nights,” “Lyin’ Eyes,” “Heartache Tonight,” “I Can’t Tell You Why,” “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and so many more. Get ready to “Take It to the Limit,” and relive some of the greatest songs of the ’70s with the Nashville Symphony, conductor Martin Herman and a rock band.

 

Street Food Thursdays

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 11 AM - 2 PM

Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North. This event takes place every other Thursday. NOTE: If the high is not above 40 degrees on the day of the event (January through March), the event will be canceled.

 

Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27
LOCATION: THE JOHNNY CASH MUSEUM STORE $55

The Johnny Cash Museum will host their annual Johnny Cash Birthday Bash along with the grand opening of the museum's new wing featuring interactive exhibits Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27. Fans will be treated to appearances by Johnny Cash's family members and former bandmates in a series of events to celebrate the late singer's 84th birthday. The event will include meet and greets, Q&A's with special guests, intimate guest performances, unlimited entry and a three-day pass to the museum, and more. Special guests include Carlene Carter, W.S. Holland, Branson on the Road and many more. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

 

Pairings: The Ultimate Wine and Food Weekend

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 6 PM
LOCATION: THE ROSEWALL PAIRINGS: $250/PERSON

Nashville Wine Auction is hosting Pairings with Texas: The Ultimate Wine and Food Weekend at The Rosewall! Several events have already sold out. Tickets still remain for Pairings, where Nashville and Austin chefs will team up with California vintners to pair their delicious creations, on Saturday, February 27.

 

French Culinary Arts Made Easy: Coq Au Vin

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: DABBLE STUDIO $70

French food is one of the most romantic in the world, and creating this menu with your special someone will be almost as good as a night in Europe. Bring a bottle of French wine (or beverage of your choice). You'll leave with leftovers and a recipe book. Click here to view the menu.

 

Wine in the Winter

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 4 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: HILTON NASHVILLE DOWNTOWN $65

The inaugural Wine in the Winter is Saturday, February 27! Sample wines from around the world at the Hilton Nashville Downtown as it’s transformed into a winter wonderland. Wine in the Winter is the sister event to Wine on the River, which is a sellout every year. Admission includes a souvenir glass, all beverage samples, hors d’oeuvres and a donation to The District. Volunteers are also needed to work from 4 pm to 8 pm, with check in at 3 pm. Free parking provided to volunteers.

 

CSA Fair

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 10 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE

If you've made a resolution to eat more "real" food or want to help support local agriculture, make a date to come meet the farmers in person at the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Fair. Learn more about CSA programs from local and regional farmers. Plus, cooking demonstrations, giveaways and more.

 

Telling Histories: Storytelling and Civil Rights

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1 PM - 4 PM
LOCATION: TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM FREE

A symposium and artist talk with photographer Jessica Ingram, who will discuss her work and moderate a distinguished panel of artists and historians. They will speak about this very important time in American history. The panel will include historian Charles McKinney as well as Carrie Gentry and her son former Vice Mayor Howard Gentry.

 

Jazz on the Move

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 3 PM
LOCATION: FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS FREE

The Nashville Jazz Workshop, in collaboration with the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, presents the 10th season of the popular jazz performance and education series, Jazz on the Move. Each installment features a lecture and performance highlighting a major figure or period in jazz history. Presented by Nashville’s top jazz artist and educators, the series offers audiences world class music as well as an opportunity to learn more about jazz. This series will continue into April with an event each month. The Sunday, February 28 event will pay tribute to Nat "King" Cole presented by Kevin Whalum.

 

Our Kids Soup Sunday

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 11 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: NISSAN STADIUM $25 ADULT; $5 AGES 4-17; FREE 3 & UNDER

Grab your spoon for the 23rd annual Our Kids Soup Sunday. This grand tasting event features delicious soups from more than 50 local restaurants. Participating downtown restaurants and vendors include B&C Market BBQ, BarlinesThe Bell Tower, The Bistro at CourtyardThe Bridge Building, Broadway Brewhouse & Mojo GrillCommerce Street Grille, Corner Market, Fleet Street PubKitchen NotesPub5Sambuca, Trattoria Il Mulino and Watermark. Plus, children's activities, a silent auction and celebrity judges. The event will be held inside Nissan Stadium's Club Level West. Parking is free.

 

A Red Carpet Evening

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 7 PM
LOCATION: WAR MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM $101.50 - $326.50

A Red Carpet Evening is the Belcourt's annual fundraiser on the night of the Academy Awards to provide essential operating support for the nonprofit cinema as it brings together Nashville-area film fans on Hollywood's biggest night. Now entering its 15th year, the event is regularly a sellout. For the first time, the event will be held off-site (due to construction) at another Nashville historic location, War Memorial Auditorium. Tickets include food and drink, a silent auction and more.

 

OVC Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2 - SATURDAY, MARCH 5, TIME VARIES BY DATE
LOCATION: NASHVILLE MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM SINGLE TICKETS: $15 WOMEN'S GAMES; $30 MEN'S GAMES

The Ohio Valley Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament returns to the Nashville Municipal Auditorium for the fifth year in a row with its four-day, 14-game event. Click here for participating teams and complete schedule of events.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Good Monsters at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center through Saturday, February 27

The Freewheelers at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, February 25

Tyler Barham at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, February 25

The Regulars at Tin Roof Broadway Thursday, February 25

Austin's Rose at Two Old Hippies Thursday, February 25

Painting Class: African Savanna at Dabble Studio Thursday, February 25

Eli at Tennessee Brew Works Thursday, February 25

Riffs on the Rails at Union Station Hotel Thursday, February 25

Phil Vaught at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, February 25 - Saturday, February 27

Painting Class: Choose Your Own Colors Flowers at Sips 'n Strokes Thursday, February 25

The Matte Gray Band at Second Fiddle Thursday, February 25

Jerry Jacobs at Legends Corner Thursday, February 25

Josh Dorr at 12th & Porter Thursday, February 25

Babies and Books at Nashville Public Library 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

Stacy Mitchhart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Thursday, February 25

Live Band Karaoke at Hard Rock Cafe Thursday, February 25

The Western Flyers at Station Inn Thursday, February 25

Brandon Holder at The Stage on Broadway Thursday, February 25

Street Food Thursdays Thursday, February 25

Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale Radio Show with Special Guests Bobby Bare, Bobby Bare, Jr. & Luther Dickinson at City Winery Thursday, February 25

B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Thursday, February 25

Bobby McClendon at Whiskey Bent Saloon Thursday, February 25

Blues Connection at Bootleggers Inn Thursday, February 25

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

Shemekia Copeland at 12th & Porter Friday, February 26

She's a Rebel 2 Featuring Alanna Royale & More at 3rd and Lindsley Friday, February 26

Scat Springs at Sambuca Friday, February 26

Bart Walker at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, February 26

Chad Bearden at Legends Corner Friday, February 26

Martin McDaniel at The Stage on Broadway Friday, February 26

B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Friday, February 26

Natalie Brady at Whiskey Bent Saloon Friday, February 26

Justine Blazer at Bootleggers Inn Friday, February 26

Dave Adkins Band at Station Inn Friday, February 26

Propaganda at Acme Feed & Seed Saturday, February 27

The Saturday Night Specials at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Saturday, February 27

Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band at Cannery Ballroom Saturday, February 27

Bronze Radio Return at Mercy Lounge Saturday, February 27

Set It Off at Rocketown Saturday, February 27

Josh Gallagher at Second Fiddle Saturday, February 27

Chris Shrader at Legends Corner Saturday, February 27

Jared Wade Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Saturday, February 27

The Brazilbilly Boys at Robert's Western World Saturday, February 27

Family Program: Guitar 101: Johnny Cash at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 27

History and Methods of Making Port Wine at Nashville Public Library Saturday, February 27

Wine in the Winter at Hilton Nashville Downtown Saturday, February 27

Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, February 27

Tommy Emmanuel at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, February 27

America’s Best Cheer: Nashville Championship at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, February 27

Get Wild with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Saturday, February 27

Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 27

Tim Akers & The Smoking Section at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, February 27

Music City Doughboys at Acme Feed & Seed Sunday, February 28

Painting Class: Choose Your Own at Sips 'n Strokes Sunday, February 28

Amanda Daughtry at Second Fiddle Sunday, February 28

Stephen Kelly Hunt at Legends Corner Sunday, February 28

The Chris Weaver Band at The Stage on Broadway Sunday, February 28

Jutt Huffman at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Sunday, February 28

Don Kelley & Friends at Robert's Western World Sunday, February 28

Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen at City Winery Sunday, February 28

J. Curly Speegle & The Deal at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant 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

12th & Porter House Show at 12th & Porter Sunday, February 28

Civil Twilight at 3rd and Lindsley Sunday, February 28

Brian Ashley Jones at Sambuca Sunday, February 28

JB Crockett at Wildhorse Saloon Sunday, February 28

Tom Bullard at Whiskey Bent Saloon Sunday, February 28

Biff Kapow at Bootleggers Inn Sunday, February 28

Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, February 28

Stacy Mitchhart Band at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Sunday, February 28

Chris Mouch at Legends Corner Monday, February 29

Cory Farley at Second Fiddle Monday, February 29

8 off 8th at Mercy Lounge Monday, February 29

Cole Thannisch at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Monday, February 29

Acme Unplugged at Acme Feed & Seed Monday, February 29

Jutt Huffman at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Monday, February 29

Josh Hedley & The Honky Tonk Heroes at Robert's Western World Monday, February 29

Song Suffragettes at The Listening Room Cafe Monday, February 29

Lacy Green at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Monday, February 29

Ben Mathis at Tin Roof Broadway Monday, February 29

The Matte Gray Band at The Stage on Broadway Monday, February 29

Lizz Wright at City Winery Monday, February 29

Stacy Mitchhart Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Monday, February 29

Experience Hendrix at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Monday, February 29

Artful Tales: Story Time in the Galleries at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, February 29

Music Production Master Class at Nashville Public Library Monday, February 29

The Time Jumpers at 3rd and Lindsley Monday, February 29

Dallas Starke at Sambuca Monday, February 29

Open Jam with Andy T & Nic Nixon at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, February 29

New Monday with Val Storey at Station Inn Monday, February 29

Randy Moore at Bootleggers Inn Monday, February 29

Biff Kapow at Whiskey Bent Saloon Monday, February 29

WWE Raw at Bridgestone Arena Monday, February 29

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, March 1

Nashville Predators vs. New Jersey Devils at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, March 3

Brahms & Strauss at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, March 4 - Saturday, March 5

Celtic Woman: Destiny at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, March 4 - Saturday, March 5

Blake Shelton at Bridgestone Arena Friday, March 4 - Saturday, March 5

The Art of Special Effects Makeup: An Interactive Workshop with Face Off Artists at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, March 5

Third Day at War Memorial Auditorium Saturday, March 5 - Sunday, March 6

A Tribute to Music City at Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum Sunday, March 6

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

Downtown Home Tour: April 10

Save the date! Our 13th Annual Downtown Home Tour is Sunday, April 10. Tickets are only $10. Basic information is posted on our website. We will have more details (including stop locations) posted soon.

 

 

Hungry? Downtown Dining Options

Did you know that downtown Nashville has over 220 restaurants? Browse our online dining map to find an option near you. You can also narrow your search by cuisine type or meal time. Everything that you want to see and do is under the PLAY menu on our website.

 

Convention Update

Large groups and events (500+ attendees) that are downtown February 24 - March 9, 2016 include American Trucking Association (3,000, February 26 - March 2), America's Best Cheer (2,500, February 27), Ohio Valley Conference (11,000, March 2 - 5), Nashville Nights (1,800, March 4 - 6), Perfect Wedding Guide (1,000, March 5 - 8), and Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (500, March 6 - 9). For more information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

 

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