Events This Week
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2 PM & 4:30 PM
LOCATION: NISSAN STADIUM SINGLE GAME TICKETS: $95 - $300
U.S. Soccer will host an elite, four-team international tournament featuring four of the top five ranked women’s national teams in the world as England, France and Germany join the USA for the SheBelieves Cup. The tournament is coming to Nashville on Sunday, March 6 for a doubleheader (USA vs. France at 2 pm and England vs. Germany at 4:30 pm).
FRIDAY, MARCH 4 - SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 8 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $22 - $143
It’s a night of all-time classics highlighted by Richard Strauss’ vivid and playful "Don Quixote." Featuring world-renowned cellist Johannes Moser, this whimsical piece makes brilliant use of the orchestra to recount the adventures of Cervantes’ would-be knight and his sidekick, Sancho Panza. Brahms’ Third shows the symphonic master at his finest, with music full of passion, emotion and transcendent beauty. And whether you know Rossini’s "Barber of Seville" from Looney Tunes or the Opera House, this concert opener features some of the most memorable melodies ever written. Plus, a free classical conversation one hour before show time and an informal Q&A session with the conductor after the concert.
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: THE ARTS COMPANY FREE
The Arts Company will feature an exhibit by photographer extraordinaire Fred Dusel, "Rare Carbon Photographic Prints." Preview the exhibit during Fresh Art Friday, which will include a conversation with Dusel and entrepreneur Michael Burcham. Hosted by Nashville Arts Magazine and moderated by Editor Paul Polycarpou. Admission is free, but RSVP is required.
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: 5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS FREE
Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. See this month's gallery map. Two Gray Line Art Crawl Downtown Trolleys will provide complimentary shuttle service along the route from 6 pm - 10 pm. Participating galleries in this month's crawl include:
69 Arcade. 615-266-4028. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
5th Avenue of the Arts Community Corridor Exhibition at Country Music Hall of Fame
222 5th Avenue South. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Andy Anh Ha Gallery
83 Arcade. 615-668-7598. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Art at Music City Marketplace
501 Broadway (inside Bridgestone Arena Tower). 615-259-4747. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
The Arts Company
215 Avenue North. 615-254-2040. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
56 Arcade. 615-397-2347. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
79 Arcade. 615-852-7009. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
75 Arcade. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
11 Arcade. 615-251-1609. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Craig Brabson Fine Art Photography
64A Arcade. 615-308-7751. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Downtown Presbyterian Church's Browsing Room Gallery
154 5th Avenue North. 615-254-7584. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Erabellum Artisan Co-Op
61 & 63 Arcade. 615-601-1568. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Hannah Lane Gallery
64 Arcade. 225-315-0221. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Hatch Show Print's Haley Gallery
224 5th Avenue South. 615-577-7711. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
73 Arcade. 615-567-3702. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
M. Dawn Art
64B Arcade. 615-861-9877. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Nashville Public Library - NEW to this month's crawl
615 Church Street, 2nd Floor Courtyard Gallery. 615-862-5800. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
58 Arcade. 615-495-1120. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
42 Arcade. 615-416-2537. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
57 Arcade. 615-966-6282. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
The Rymer Gallery
233 5th Avenue North. 615-752-6030. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
66 Arcade. 615-498-3320. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Tennessee Art League
11 Arcade. 615-736-5000. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
237 5th Avenue North. 615-255-7816. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
59 Arcade. 615-521-2632. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
77 Arcade. 615-383-4848. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 6 PM - 10 PM
LOCATION: 3RD AND LINDSLEY $15 GENERAL ADMISSION; $50 VIP
The 7th Annual Ride for Reading Acoustic Benefit Concert will feature Sean McConnell and Cole Taylor with special guest Travis Denning. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the mission of Ride for Reading, a local nonprofit that works to promote literacy and healthy living among children in low-income communities by donating age-appropriate books via bicycle.
This year’s concert pays homage to the history-making sounds of Music City. The performance will feature Elisha Hoffman and Rebecca Lynn Howard along with Even Stevens, Paul Overstreet and Marti Frederiksen. Their legendary work covers all genres of popular music and spans decades.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 - SUNDAY, MARCH 20, SHOW TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER $60 - $110
Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s "The Phantom of the Opera" is coming to Nashville! Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler and new staging by director Laurence Connor. The beloved story and thrilling score -- with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask of You” and “Masquerade” -- will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this "Phantom" one of the largest productions now on tour.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 - SUNDAY, MARCH 13, TIME VARIES BY DATE
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA
The Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament is coming to Nashville! Click here to check out the tournament's full schedule. The winner of the 13-game tournament will receive the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Going to the games? Park for free in Lot R at Nissan Stadium and catch a shuttle ride with BEEP or pedal a Nashville B-cycle to the event. Please note: road closures associated with this event. See below or click here to view.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8 - SUNDAY, MARCH 13
Several road closures are planned for the 2016 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament and 2016 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Fanfare. Broadway (4th to 5th Avenue) will be closed from Tuesday, March 8 at 8 am until as late as Sunday, March 13 at 8 pm. 5th Avenue will be open one way heading north from Demonbreun to Commerce. The closure will begin two hours before each game, and will end two hours after the last game is complete. Game times are: Wednesday, March 9: 7 pm - 9 pm, Thursday, March 10: noon - 8 pm, Friday, March 11: noon - 8 pm, Saturday, March 12: noon - 5 pm and Sunday, March 13: noon - 2 pm. The westbound lane of Broadway (3rd to 4th Avenue) will be closed beginning on Tuesday, March 8 at 8 am until Sunday, March 13 at 8 pm.
THROUGH SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 9 AM - 5 PM (EXTENDED HOURS DURING RYMAN EVENTS)
LOCATION: CAFE LULA AT THE RYMAN BUY ONE ENTRéE, SANDWICH OR SALAD AND GET ONE FREE
Share in the celebration of the Ryman Auditorium's sixth consecutive Pollstar Award at Cafe Lula! Located just outside the main entrance at the award-winning Ryman Auditorium, Cafe Lula offers a menu of noteworthy Nashville dishes. Ask for the "Pollstar" discount when ordering an entrée, sandwich or salad and get one of equal or lesser value free. Valid now through Sunday, March 13.
THROUGH SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 11 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: 2/22 EATERY FREE APPETIZER WITH LUNCH FOR TWO
Downtown Nashville employees are invited to enjoy a free appetizer with lunch for two at 2|22, located in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. 2|22 offers a metropolitan twist on Southern favorites, which include crab cakes, chicken pot pie, pulled pork and many other delicious offerings. To redeem this offer, a valid employee badge or business card must be presented at the time of purchase.