Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    

Events This Week

 

Street Food Thursdays

THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 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 every Thursday through October.

 

Lunchtime Exhibit Tours

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 11 AM - 1 PM
LOCATION: TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM FREE

Kick off the Independence Day holiday weekend with a free tour of the two new exhibits featuring Tennessee artists. Staff will be in the State Museum's Changing Galleries from 11 am to 1 pm to share some insight on the fine art photography of Benjamin Walls and the historic art of Lloyd Branson. The painting by Branson, "Gathering of the Overmountain Men at Sycamore Shoals," is a landmark in the history of Tennessee art and an important example of Revolutionary War memorialization.

 

Stars and Cars Party

SATURDAY, JULY 2, 7:30 PM - 1 AM
LOCATION: MUSIC CITY DREAM CARS $75

Come and hang out with Music City Dream Cars to celebrate the July 4th weekend! There will be cars, cocktails, desserts and plenty of smiling faces. The event will be a great opportunity for networking, enjoying an open bar and just hanging out with your friends! Music will be provided by DJ Rich from Miami along with their friends from Welcome to Nashville. Food and cigars will be available. Proceeds from the event will go to the Oasis Center. There will be a $20 raffle for a chance to win a 24-hour exotic and luxury car rental. You can buy as many tickets as you want. 21+ event.

 

First Saturday Art Crawl

SATURDAY, JULY 2, 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. Enjoy live music on the performance platform along 5th Avenue North by Sonja Hopkins. There will also be a voter registration booth on the platform in front Tinney Contemporary. Plus, the Lane Motor Museum will have two of their cars from the Macchine Italiane: A Tour of Italy’s Motoring Spirit collection displayed on 5th Avenue North. Two Gray Line Art Crawl Downtown Trolleys will provide complimentary shuttle service along the route from 6 pm - 10 pm. Please note: road closure associated with this event. The southbound lane on 5th Avenue North (Church Street to Union Street) will be closed beginning as early as 5 pm and ending as late as 9 pm on Saturday, July 2. Participating galleries in this month's crawl include:

40AU
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.

BelArt Gallery
56 Arcade. 615-397-2347. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.

Blend Studio
79 Arcade. 615-852-7009. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

COOP
75 Arcade. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Corvidae Collective
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.

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.

L Gallery
73 Arcade. 615-567-3702. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.

M. Dawn Art
64B Arcade. 615-861-9877. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.

Nostos Gallery
58 Arcade. 615-495-1120. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

O Gallery
42 Arcade. 615-416-2537. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

OPEN
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.

Studio 66
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.

Tinney Contemporary
237 5th Avenue North. 615-255-7816. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

UltraViolet Gallery
59 Arcade. 615-521-2632. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Viridian Lobby Showcase
415 Church Street. 615-254-3325. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.

WAG
77 Arcade. 615-383-4848. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.

Plus, Karma (302 Church Street) will be open until 10 pm with 30% off select items and free refreshments.

 

The Nashville Symphony Celebrates America

SUNDAY, JULY 3, 7 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $22 - $44

Bring the whole family – all generations of music lovers will thrill to the Nashville Symphony as they perform an evening of all-American classics and everyone's favorite patriotic tunes, joined by the 101st Airborne Division Band! Featured works include 1812 Overture, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Liberty Bell March, Servicemen on Parade, American Salute and more. Arrive early beginning at 5 pm and enjoy food trucks on Symphony Place.

 

Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th Celebration

MONDAY, JULY 4, NOON - 10 PM
LOCATION: RIVERFRONT PARK AND ASCEND AMPHITHEATER FREE

This year's Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th Celebration will feature one of the largest fireworks displays in the country. The main concert will be staged at Ascend Amphitheater (new location this year). The July 4 events begin at noon with the free Family Fun Zone along with event vendors and live pre-show music until 5 pm. The main stage concert kicks off at 5 pm and features performances by Sheryl Crow, Rayland Baxter, Maddie & Tae, Erin McCarley, Andrew Combs, Ruby Amanfu and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. The celebration concludes at approximately 9:35 pm with the longest and largest fireworks display in the city's history choreographed to the sounds of the Nashville Symphony. Riverfront Park will be open for viewing the fireworks display where video screens and audio will also be available. Click here for an event site map and click here to view what you can and cannot bring into the event. Can't make it downtown? Watch the concert and fireworks show live locally on Channel 2. Please note: road closures associated with this event. Click here for a full list of closures. All roads will re-open no later than 6 pm on Tuesday, July 5. Also, A Prelude to the 4th on Sunday, July 3 features live music by Brandy Clark, Jason Eskridge, Shelly Colvin and DJ DU beginning at 4 pm.

 

Red, White & Booze at City Winery

MONDAY, JULY 4, 6 PM
LOCATION: CITY WINERY $30

Try an array of wine and beer to celebrate the 4th of July! Enjoy City Winery's upstairs lounge space and patio with a fantastic Nashville skyline view and end your holiday weekend with a bash. Plus, snack on cheese and charcuterie as you make your way through the lineup of wines and beers.

 

We Want You: Acme 4th of July Party

MONDAY, JULY 4, 11:30 AM
LOCATION: ACME FEED & SEED $10

Join Acme Feed & Seed all day to celebrate all things American’s really love: freedom, food and fireworks. Acme will have bands going all day starting at 11:30 am, and capping off the night with a killer dance party straight through the epic Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th Celebration fireworks show. Cover is $10 all day for the first three floors (there will be no rooftop access due to a private event).

 

4th of July Rooftop Extravaganza

MONDAY, JULY 4, 3 PM
LOCATION: ROCK BOTTOM ROOFTOP $50

Come on down to Broadway's only brewery for Rock Bottom's annual 4th of July celebration on the rooftop! Enjoy live music from some of Nashville's best local artists and a spectacular view of the fireworks—all while sipping on the freshest handcrafted beer on Broadway. Doors open at 3 pm. Admission is $50 per person cash only at the door with no re-entry.

 

Rockin' Rooftop 4th of July Party

MONDAY, JULY 4, 6:30 PM - 1 AM
LOCATION: HARD ROCK CAFE $75 (AGES 3 & UNDER FREE)

Hard Rock Cafe is hosting a Rockin' Rooftop 4th of July Party! Tickets include passed appetizers, two drink tickets (well liquor, house wine and beer), music by The Spazmatics, a private area to watch the Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th Celebration fireworks show in the Hard Rock Cafe parking lot and access to a DJ set following the fireworks. Cocktail style; no reserved seats. Get your tickets by calling 615-742-9900.

 

Red, White & Booze at The Valentine

MONDAY, JULY 4, 11 AM
LOCATION: THE VALENTINE $150

Come party with America all day long on one of the best rooftops on Broadway! Tickets include all day rooftop access, two drink tickets and a limited edition Valentine t-shirt! Experience one of the largest fireworks show in the U.S. from The Valentine's brand-new rooftop bar and patio.

 

Music City July 4th 5K/10K

MONDAY, JULY 4, 8 AM
LOCATION: PUBLIC SQUARE 5K: $45 IN ADVANCE, $50 RACE DAY; 10K: $50 IN ADVANCE, $55 RACE DAY

Kick off your Music City July 4th celebration with a 5K or 10K through downtown! All ages and fitness levels will love running past Nashville landmarks and across the Cumberland River. Every participant will receive a complimentary t-shirt, a finisher’s medal and a cold Shock Top beer. Please note: road closures associated with this event. Union Street (1st Avenue North to 3rd Avenue North) will be closed from 5 am until 10:30 am on Monday, July 4. Plus, Union Street (2nd Avenue North to 7th Avenue North), Capitol Boulevard (Union Street to Church Street), Church Street (Capitol Boulevard to 7th Avenue North), 7th Avenue (Church Street to Broadway), Broadway (7th Avenue to 6th Avenue), 6th Avenue (Broadway to Korean Veterans Boulevard), Korean Veterans Boulevard (6th Avenue South traveling across the Cumberland River), surrounding Nissan Stadium streets and 2nd Avenue North (Woodland Street to Union Street) will be closed from 8 am until as late as 9:30 am. Click here to view the complete route.

 

 

 

Road Closures

Road Closures: Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th Celebration

THROUGH TUESDAY, JULY 5

Several road closures are planned throughout downtown for the Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th Celebration. All roads will re-open no later than 6 pm on Tuesday, July 5. This list is organized by the date the closures begin. The end date is different for each road and is indicated below. Most roads are closed for multiple days.

Monday, June 13:
- 1st Avenue cut-out area (east side of the street) just south of Broadway from 3 am on Monday, June 13 until 5 pm on Wednesday, July 6

Sunday, June 26:
- Victory Lane (Titans Way to South 2nd Street) from 6 am on Sunday, June 26 until 6 pm on Tuesday, July 5
- Titans Way (Russell Street to Victory Lane) from 6 am on Sunday, June 26 until 6 pm on Tuesday, July 5
- Russell Street (South 1st Street to Titans Way) from 6 am on Sunday, June 26 until 6 pm on Tuesday, July 5
- South 1st Street (Victory Lane to South 2nd Street) from 6 am on Sunday, June 26 until 6 pm on Tuesday, July 5

Monday, June 27:
- 1st Avenue cut-out area (east side of the street) just north of Molloy Street from 7 am on Monday, June 27 until 5 pm on Tuesday, July 5

Saturday, July 2:
- 1st Avenue (Korean Veterans Boulevard to Church Street) from 6 am on Saturday, July 2 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Broadway (1st Avenue to 3rd Avenue) from 6 am on Saturday, July 2 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Korean Veterans Boulevard westbound lane (Gateway Bridge to 1st Avenue South) and south turn lane at 1st Avenue South from 6 am on Saturday, July 2 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Molloy Street (1st Avenue South to 2nd Avenue South) from 6 am on Saturday, July 2 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Demonbreun (1st Avenue South to 2nd Avenue South) from 6 am on Saturday, July 2 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Demonbreun eastbound lane (2nd Avenue South to 3rd Avenue South) from 6 am on Saturday, July 2 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5

Sunday, July 3:
- Broadway (3rd Avenue to 4th Avenue) from 6 am on Sunday, July 3 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Northernmost westbound lane on Broadway (4th Avenue to 5th Avenue) from 6 am on Sunday, July 3 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Southernmost eastbound lane on Broadway (4th Avenue to 5th Avenue) from 6 am on Sunday, July 3 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5

Monday, July 4:
- Symphony Place from 6 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- In-bound lanes of Korean Veterans Boulevard/Gateway Bridge (South 2nd Street to 2nd Avenue South) from 6 am on Monday, July 4 until midnight on Tuesday, July 5
- Reroute out-bound lanes of Korean Veterans Boulevard/Gateway Bridge to two-way traffic (2nd Avenue South to South 2nd Street) from 6 am on Monday, July 4 until midnight on Tuesday, July 5
- 2nd Avenue (Demonbreun to Church Street) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Commerce Street (2nd Avenue North to 3rd Avenue North) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Broadway (4th Avenue to 8th Avenue) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- 3rd Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- 4th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- 5th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- 6th Avenue (Demonbreun to Broadway) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- 7th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce Street) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- 1st Avenue North (Church Street to Union Street) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Church Street (1st Avenue North to 2nd Avenue North) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Bank Street (1st Avenue North to 2nd Avenue North) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- Gay Street Connector from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until 6 am on Tuesday, July 5
- 3rd Avenue South (Peabody Street to Korean Veterans Boulevard) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until midnight on Tuesday, July 5
- 6th Avenue South (Lafayette Street to Peabody Street) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until midnight on Tuesday, July 5
- 6th Avenue South (Peabody Street to Korean Veterans Boulevard) from 7 am on Monday, July 4 until midnight on Tuesday, July 5
- Woodland Street Bridge from 8 pm latest on Monday, July 4 until immediately following the fireworks show
- Union Street (3rd Avenue North to Woodland Street Bridge) from 8 pm latest on Monday, July 4 until immediately following the fireworks show
- John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge from 8 pm latest on Monday, July 4 until immediately following the fireworks show

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

The Regulars at Tin Roof Broadway Thursday, June 30

City Winery & Vinyl Me, Please Partnership Launch at City Winery Thursday, June 30

Holland Marie & The New Nashville at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, June 30

Painting Class: Choose Your own Colors at Sips 'n Strokes Thursday, June 30

Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, June 30

Alex Michael Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, June 30

Les Richardson Band at Barlines Thursday, June 30

Radio Farm at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, June 30

Carly Burruss at Tennessee Brew Works Thursday, June 30

Nashville Sounds vs. Oklahoma City Dodgers at First Tennessee Park Thursday, June 30

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman: Del & Dawg at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, June 30

Music at the Frist: Dan Bankhurst at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, June 30

C.R.E.A.T.E.: Captivate Readers by Engaging the Arts to Enrich at Nashville Public Library Thursday, June 30

Jim Lauderdale Band at Station Inn Thursday, June 30

Live Band Karaoke at Hard Rock Cafe Thursday, June 30

Stacy Mitchhart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Thursday, June 30

Blues Connection at Bootleggers Inn Thursday, June 30

Bobby McClendon at Whiskey Bent Saloon Thursday, June 30

Brandy Zdan at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, June 30

Meghan Shanley at Sambuca Thursday, June 30

Jerry Jacobs at Legends Corner Thursday, June 30

Seth MacFarlane with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, July 1

Nashville Sounds vs. Oklahoma City Dodgers at First Tennessee Park Friday, July 1

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, July 2

Barberroo 2016: A Really Awesome Barbershop Show at The Grand Lodge of Tennessee of the Free and Accepted Masons Sunday, July 3

Nashville Sounds vs. Oklahoma City Dodgers at First Tennessee Park Sunday, July 3

Barenaked Ladies at Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater Tuesday, July 5

The Barbershop Harmony Society Presents: Pitch Perfected at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Wednesday, July 6 - Thursday, July 7

Duran Duran at Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater Wednesday, July 6

La Noche Colombiana by Armonías at Salsa Wednesday, July 6

Street Food Thursdays Thursday, July 7

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman: Greensky Bluegrass at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, July 7

Nashville Sounds vs. New Orleans Zephyrs at First Tennessee Park Thursday, July 7 - Saturday, July 9

LeAnn Rimes with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, July 8

Music City Commercial Music Extravaganza at Rocketown Friday, July 8

Summer Cooking Class Series at Chauhan Ale & Masala House Saturday, July 9

Guns N' Roses at Nissan Stadium Saturday, July 9

Nashville Sounds vs. New Orleans Zephyrs at First Tennessee Park Sunday, July 10

Weezer & Panic! At The Disco at Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater Wednesday, July 13

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

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Convention Update

Large groups and events (500+ attendees) that are downtown June 29 - July 13, 2016 include National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (4,000, June 26 - 29), Wells Fargo Bank (500, June 29 - July 3), Let Freedom Sing: July 4 in Music City (150,000, July 3 - 4), Barbershop Harmony Society (7,500, July 4 - 10), and APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities (800, July 10 - 14). 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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