News & Information
New Restaurant: Sun Diner!
105 3rd Ave S. 615-742-9099. This 24-hour diner in SoBro showcases unique menu options that pay tribute to the legendary artists of Sun Records. Hours of operation: 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
New Bar and Restaurant: Decker & Dyer!
807 Clark Place. 615-248-2800. Located in The Westin Nashville, this lobby bar and restaurant features craft cocktails and live entertainment. Restaurant hours of operation are Monday - Sunday, 6 am - 10 pm. Bar hours of operation are Monday - Sunday, 11 am - 12 am.
New Rooftop Bar: L27!
807 Clark Place. 615-248-2800. L27, located in The Westin Nashville, is Nashville's highest rooftop bar to date and offers drinks, food, and live entertainment. Restaurant hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 11 am - 11 pm and Saturday - Sunday, 9 am - 11 pm. Bar hours of operation are Monday - Tuesday, 11 am - midnight, Wednesday - Friday, 11 am - 2 am, Saturday, 9 am - 2 am and Sunday, 9 am - midnight. Live music plays from 6 pm - close every night.
Events This Week
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 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. November through March, the event will take place every other Thursday. Please note: If the high is not above 40 degrees on the day of the event, the event will be canceled.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 4 PM - 6 PM
LOCATION: THE ARTS COMPANY FREE
Don't miss your last chance to catch The Arts Company's exhibit "Bill Steber: Southern Blues Photography + Music," which features photography and music of the Mississippi Blues culture by Steber. As an added bonus, Steber will be on-site for an art talk about his Mississippi Blues photographs and to perform music inspired by that community on Thursday, October 27. Click here to RSVP. The exhibit officially closes Friday, October 28.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 6 PM,
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1 PM
LOCATION: FIRST TENNESSEE PARK $5/GAME
First Tennessee Park will play host to Vanderbilt’s Black & Gold Series from Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30. The Commodores will play three intra-squad games at the home of the Sounds while Hawkins Field continues to be renovated. Friday night’s game is scheduled for 6 pm while each game on Saturday and Sunday will begin at 1 pm. Tickets for each game are $5 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or the Sounds’ ticket office.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 7 PM - 2:30 AM
LOCATION: 12TH & PORTER $20 IN ADVANCE; $25 DAY OF EVENT (IF AVAILABLE)
Spend Halloween 2016 partying with Soulja Boy! Music City Booyah is Nashville’s premier Halloween block party at 12th & Porter and Grundy Street. The event will feature multiple stages, massive dance parties, a costume contest with more than $2,000 in cash and prizes, a glow room, 10 bars, drink specials, dancers, aerialists, an after-party and more! Performers include Soulja Boy, DJ Tanner and Uncle Jesse, Jung Youth, Spice-J and many more. Please note: road closures associated with this event. Grundy Street (12th Avenue North and 11th Avenue North) will be closed from noon on Friday, October 28 until 1 am on Saturday, October 29.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 8 PM
LOCATION: MERCY LOUNGE $40 GENERAL ADMISSION; $100 VIP; $300 ALL-ACCESS VIP
Battle for the Bones will feature performances by Chase Rice, LoCash, Brett Young, Michael Tyler, Luke Combs and Craig Campbell. A portion of proceeds benefit the FTL Sarcoma Fund, which seeks to expand national sarcoma awareness and research. This fourth annual event takes place on three stages at Mercy Lounge, High Watt and Cannery Ballroom. VIP tickets include a separate viewing area, private bar and more. All-access VIP tickets include a separate viewing area, private bar, a meet and greet with select artists, and more.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 7:30 AM
LOCATION: BICENTENNIAL MALL 5K: $35; 10K: $45; HALF MARATHON: $89
Race 13.1 is returning to Music City for the second Halloween-themed Race 13.1 half marathon, 10K and 5K on Saturday, October 29! The course will feature many of the best parts of the city, including the historic Sulphur Dell area, Nashville Farmers' Market, First Tennessee Park, the Cumberland River Greenway and more. Plus, enjoy a post-race Halloween party with a costume contest (winner will take home $1,000). Please note: road closures associated with this event. The course begins and ends at Bicentennial Mall, traveling north of downtown. Downtown roads impacted include 3rd Avenue North - 7th Avenue North and Harrison Street. Closures along the course begin as early as 5:30 am and end as late as 10:30 am on Saturday, October 29. Click here to view the road closures, and click here to view the course.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 6 PM
LOCATION: WILDHORSE SALOON
Wildhorse Saloon will host a Halloween bash on Saturday, October 29 that will feature great live music, drink specials and a costume contest (first place: $200, second place: $100, third place: $50).
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 6 PM - 2 AM
LOCATION: ACME FEED & SEED $15 IN ADVANCE; $20 AT THE DOOR (IF AVAILABLE)
On Saturday, October 29, Acme Feed & Seed will host a "Stranger Things"-inspired Halloween party with the Demogorgon, Christmas lights, Benny’s Burgers, BARB (well, maybe). Your ticket gets you access to all three floors at Acme as well as the rooftop. Acme's Halloween event always sells out, so be sure to get your tickets in advance.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 8 PM
LOCATION: 3RD AND LINDSLEY $12
Rubik's Groove will be rockin' music from the '80s. Don't miss the show that has caught the national attention of NBC's "America's Got Talent."
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 8 PM
LOCATION: MERCY LOUNGE $15
Enjoy spot-on covers of all your guilty favorites from the '80s! Guilty Pleasures has been bringing the party to their devoted fans for more than a decade, with famous guests frequently joining them on stage.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 9 PM - 2 AM
LOCATION: THE STANDARD RESTAURANT & CLUB $20 GENERAL ADMISSION
Enjoy the third annual Halloween Masquerade at The Standard! Dress to astound in your masquerade ensemble or costume. Take advantage of the complimentary hors d'oeuvres and gift bags (while they last), drink specials, DJ, band, dance floor and the special guest entertainment Magnificent Light Fire Twirlers! Plus, there will be giveaways and prizes for the best costumes. 21+ event.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 9 PM
LOCATION: CANNERY BALLROOM $15
The fourth annual Come As You Aren’t Halloween party! Wear an awesome costume and compete for a prize, grab some drinks at the full bar, get your photo taken by roaming photographers, and dance the night away with friends old and new. This party will take place at ONE event space inside Cannery Ballroom.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 9 PM - 2 AM
LOCATION: M STREET $30 GENERAL ADMISSION; $50 VIP
Don't miss M Street's annual Halloween bash, hosted at The Rosewall! This bash will include an impressive lineup of DJs, dancers and aerialists. Plus, drink specials, a photo booth, a costume contest and more. VIP tickets include mezzanine access with a private bar and a VIP entry line.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 9:30 PM
LOCATION: CANNERY BALLROOM $15 GENERAL ADMISSION; $40 VIP
Featuring a rotating all-star cast of guest singers and musicians, My So-Called Band performs the greatest hits, anthems and one-hit wonders from the '90s.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 10 PM
LOCATION: TIN ROOF BROADWAY
Tin Roof Broadway will host its third annual Halloween party that will feature a costume contest (first place: Apple watch, second place: Titans tickets, third place: $150 Tin Roof gift certificate), a DJ, drink specials and more.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2 PM - 6 PM
The second annual Open Streets Nashville is a movement to activate people, strengthen businesses and inspire public spaces by temporarily closing streets to cars. The festival will close down 2.3 miles along 12th Avenue South. The event will kick off at 2 pm with a Halloween-themed parade and continue until 6 pm. You're invited to walk, bike, skate and play in the streets at this fun, free and family-friendly event. Businesses in this area will expand into the street featuring activities and specials. Plus, there will be plenty of booths and tents set up with games, live music and activities. Please note: road closures associated with this event. Click here to view Open Streets Nashville's 2.3 mile route. The route will be closed from 1 pm - 7 pm on Sunday, October 30.
It's the ultimate Halloween night of chills and thrills with this screening of the 1925 silent movie classic, accompanied by the breathtaking, seat-shaking sound of the Schermerhorn’s Martin Foundation Concert Organ. Starring Lon Chaney in the title role, "Phantom of the Opera" remains one of the scariest movies ever made, and organist Peter Krasinski will bring it vividly to life. Come in costume!
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 7 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $80 - $551
Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will team up for the ninth time to host the 50th Annual CMA Awards, country's most anticipated show of the year. Eric Church, Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton top the list of nominees this year.
Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville
The Melting Pot: Give Back Month at The Melting Pot Saturday, October 1 - Monday, October 31
Wild Game Fest at Rodizio Grill Saturday, October 1 - Monday, October 31
Noises Off at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Thursday, October 13 - Saturday, November 5
Musicians Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Concert at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Wednesday, October 26
Free OnStage Event: Voilà Viola! at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Wednesday, October 26
GriZ at Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, October 26
Acme Unplugged at Acme Feed & Seed Wednesday, October 26
Tom Yankton & The New Nashville at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, October 27
Painting Class: Moonlit Terrace at Sips 'n Strokes Thursday, October 27
Becki McLeod Band at Legends Corner Thursday, October 27
Cory Farley Band at Second Fiddle Thursday, October 27
Brandon Holder at The Stage on Broadway Thursday, October 27
Blues Connection at Bootleggers Inn Thursday, October 27
Bobby McClendon at Whiskey Bent Saloon Thursday, October 27
B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Thursday, October 27
The Regulars at Tin Roof Broadway Thursday, October 27
Eric Stuart at Tennessee Brew Works Thursday, October 27
Drake Freeman at Two Old Hippies Thursday, October 27
Amber's Drive & Friends at The Listening Room Cafe Thursday, October 27
Radio Farm at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, October 27
Burn it Up at Rocketown Thursday, October 27
Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, October 27
Stacy Mitchhart at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Thursday, October 27
High School Open Dress Rehearsal 1 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, October 27
Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars at Nissan Stadium Thursday, October 27
Opry Country Classics: The Time Jumpers, Scotty McCreery & More at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, October 27
Music at the Frist: Geary Moore at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, October 27
Theatre Workshop at Nashville Public Library Thursday, October 27
Billy Crain at 12th & Porter Thursday, October 27
Bodega Catena Zapata Wine Dinner at City Winery Thursday, October 27
Mandy & Zac at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, October 27
Live Band Karaoke at Hard Rock Cafe Thursday, October 27
Funky Tonk with The Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, October 27
Hair of the Dog: Mark III at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, October 27
Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook at Nashville Children's Theatre Thursday, October 27
Nashville Jubilee Classic Country Show at Station Inn Thursday, October 27
Michael Fair at Sambuca Thursday, October 27
Love Truckers at Tin Roof Broadway Friday, October 28
Basement Tapes at Third Man Records Friday, October 28
Haunted Open House at Bart Durham Injury Law Friday, October 28
B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Friday, October 28
The Disappointments at Whiskey Bent Saloon Friday, October 28
Braised Beef & Bourbon Flights at Dabble Studio Friday, October 28
Fox Harbor at Tennessee Brew Works Friday, October 28
Daryl Shawn at Two Old Hippies Friday, October 28
Jordan Minton & Friends at The Listening Room Cafe Friday, October 28
Hits & Grins at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Friday, October 28
Brahms' Second at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, October 28 - Saturday, October 29
An Evening with Sturgill Simpson at Ryman Auditorium Friday, October 28 - Saturday, October 29
The Chris Weaver Band at Sambuca Friday, October 28 - Saturday, October 29
Jesse Cain at Bootleggers Inn Friday, October 28
Martin McDaniel Band at The Stage on Broadway Friday, October 28
Coffee & Classics: Brahms' Second at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, October 28
Music at the Frist: Choro Nashville at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, October 28
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at Nashville Public Library Friday, October 28
Aaron Lee Tasjan at 3rd and Lindsley Friday, October 28
Tony Rice Music by The Rage at Station Inn Friday, October 28
Def Leprechaun at The Pub Nashville Friday, October 28
#BasicFriday Dance Party with Rate at Acme Feed & Seed Friday, October 28
Matt Schumacher Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, October 28
Brandon Holder at Second Fiddle Friday, October 28
Larry Williams Band at Legends Corner Friday, October 28
Painting Class: Witch Hats at Sips 'n Strokes Friday, October 28
Jericho Woods at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, October 28
The Brazilbilly Boys at Robert's Western World Friday, October 28
Al Green & The Hard Times at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, October 28
Halloween@Agenda at Agenda Saturday, October 29
The Matte Gray Band at The Stage on Broadway Saturday, October 29
Smoke 'n' Guns at Second Fiddle Saturday, October 29
Chris Shrader at Legends Corner Saturday, October 29
Biff Kapow at Bootleggers Inn Saturday, October 29
Michael Scott at Whiskey Bent Saloon Saturday, October 29
B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Saturday, October 29
Painting Class: Nashville Skyline - Halloween Edition at Dabble Studio Saturday, October 29
CoJo Ko at Two Old Hippies Saturday, October 29
Project 48 at The Listening Room Cafe Saturday, October 29
The ConSoulers at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, October 29
Painting Class: Sugar Skull at Sips 'n Strokes Saturday, October 29
Tours of Christ Church Cathedral at Christ Church Cathedral Saturday, October 29
Amanda Shires Album Release at City Winery Saturday, October 29
Girls Night Out The Show at 12th & Porter Saturday, October 29
The Secret Side of Books at Nashville Public Library Saturday, October 29
The Chainsmokers at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, October 29
Interview & Performance: Charlie Daniels at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, October 29
Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, October 29
Blue Mafia at Station Inn Saturday, October 29
Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook at Nashville Children's Theatre Saturday, October 29
The Brazilbilly Boys at Robert's Western World Saturday, October 29
Emoni Wilkins at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, October 29
Dusty Hundley Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Saturday, October 29
Amanda Daughtry at Second Fiddle Sunday, October 30
Doyle Bramhall II at City Winery Sunday, October 30
Monster Sundays at Yazoo Brewing Company and Taproom Sunday, October 30
The Chris Weaver Band at The Stage on Broadway Sunday, October 30
Tim & Friends at Bootleggers Inn Sunday, October 30
Tom Bullard at Whiskey Bent Saloon Sunday, October 30
J. Curly & The Deal at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Sunday, October 30
Sunday Football at Tin Roof Broadway Sunday, October 30
Bring Your Own Vinyl with DJ Montana at Tennessee Brew Works Sunday, October 30
Kids' Open Mic at Two Old Hippies Sunday, October 30
Two Way Crossing at Wildhorse Saloon Sunday, October 30 - Monday, October 31
Stephen Kelly Hunt at Legends Corner Sunday, October 30
Painting Class: Choose Sunset Tree or Wine Bottles at Sips 'n Strokes Sunday, October 30
Loreena McKennitt: A Trio Performance at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, October 30
One-Man Band Demonstration: Eric Heatherly at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, October 30
Family Saturday & Sunday at Nashville Public Library Sunday, October 30
Green River Ordinance at 3rd and Lindsley Sunday, October 30
Tessa Violet at 12th & Porter Sunday, October 30
Songwriters for Survivors at Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum Sunday, October 30
Steve Roper at Sambuca Sunday, October 30
Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, October 30
Don Kelley & Friends at Robert's Western World Sunday, October 30
Stacy Mitchhart Band at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Sunday, October 30
Faydra & Jake at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Sunday, October 30
Champagne Jam with Coach & Rate at Acme Feed & Seed Sunday, October 30
Hank Compton & Friends at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Sunday, October 30
Chris Mouch at Legends Corner Monday, October 31
Cory Farley Band at Second Fiddle Monday, October 31
The Matte Gray Band at The Stage on Broadway Monday, October 31
Randy Moore at Bootleggers Inn Monday, October 31
Biff Kapow at Whiskey Bent Saloon Monday, October 31
Stacy Mitchhart Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Monday, October 31
Love Truckers at Tin Roof Broadway Monday, October 31
Song Suffragettes Halloween Show at The Listening Room Cafe Monday, October 31
Josh Hedley & The Hedliners at Robert's Western World Monday, October 31
Open Jam with The Corey Mac Show at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, October 31
Artful Tales: Story Time in the Galleries at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, October 31
Lunchtime Yoga at Nashville Public Library Monday, October 31
The Time Jumpers at 3rd and Lindsley Monday, October 31
Flobots at City Winery Monday, October 31
Dallas Starke at Sambuca Monday, October 31
New Monday with Val Storey & Friends at Station Inn Monday, October 31
Werewolf Bar Mitzvah at Mercy Lounge Monday, October 31
Grateful Mondays with Hooteroll at Acme Feed & Seed Monday, October 31
Alex Michael Duo at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Monday, October 31
Colbie Caillat: The Malibu Sessions Acoustic Tour at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Tuesday, November 1
Nashville Art Walk
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Large groups and events (500+) that are downtown October 26 - November 9 include Tennessee Department of Education - LEAD Conference (2,500, October 23 - 26), HealthStream (1,000, October 26 - 29), Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (800, October 26 - 28), Career Exploration Fair (5,000, October 27), Wizard World - Nashville Comic Con (800, November 2 - 6), CMA Awards (15,000, November 2), COAST Fashion Trade Exhibition (500, November 3 - 4), Jamfest Cheer & Dance (5,000, November 5), and American Vacuum Society (2,000, November 6 - 11). For more information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.