Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    

Events This Week

 

2017 Nashville Boat & Sportshow

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 - SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, THURSDAY: 2 PM - 9 PM; FRIDAY: NOON - 9 PM; SATURDAY: 10 AM - 9 PM; SUNDAY: 11 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: MUSIC CITY CENTER $12 ADULTS; FREE AGES 15 & YOUNGER

The Progressive Insurance Nashville Boat & Sportshow, Tennessee’s premier boating event, is bringing a taste of summer to Nashville’s Music City Center with four days of nautical fun January 19-22. This year’s show has more than 90,000 square feet of boats, accessories, educational opportunities and fun for all ages and experience levels. View and board hundreds of boats from the region’s top dealers, plus take advantage of show specials on the latest marine accessories and electronics.

 

Night Market

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 5 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE

Relax and unwind at Night Market! Experience the international cuisines of the Market House, shop for unique one-of-a-kind items in its boutique shops and take home interesting finds from local artisans. Plus, the event will feature live music by The Farmer & Adele.

 

Italian Kitchen: Make Your Own Pasta

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 6 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: DABBLE STUDIO $65

In this class, walk through some of Italy's finest recipes. You'll be hands-on involved the whole way through. Bring your favorite Italian wine and an adventurous appetite. Or, purchase your wine at the studio. The menu for this class will include caesar salad, homemade tagliatelle with bolognese, Italian carpaccio salad and Italian cheeses.

 

High Tea

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: CHAUHAN ALE & MASALA HOUSE $35/PERSON

Enjoy the time-honored tradition of High Tea. Guests can spend an afternoon enjoying a selection of hot and cold teas hand-picked by Chef Chauhan. A menu of sweet and savory bites will complement the tea. Kids welcome. For reservations and more information, call 615-242-8426.

 

Jazz on the Move

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 3 PM
LOCATION: FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS FREE

The Nashville Jazz Workshop, in collaboration with the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, announces the 11th 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 artists and educators, the series offers audiences world-class music as well as an opportunity to learn more about jazz. The first concert of the series on Sunday, January 22 features Bruce Dudley exploring the genius of Thelonious Monk.

 

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 - SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, SHOW TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER $25 - $80

Getting away with murder can be so much fun...and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical—"A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder!" Coming direct from New York, "Gentleman’s Guide" tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by—you guessed it—eliminating the eight pesky relatives (all played by one fearless man) who stand in his way. All the while, Monty has to juggle his mistress (she’s after more than just love), his fiancée (she’s his cousin but who’s keeping track?) and the constant threat of landing behind bars.

 

Music in the City

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 6 PM - 9:30 PM
LOCATION: TIN ROOF BROADWAY $20 IN ADVANCE; $30 AT THE DOOR

The 13th annual Music in the City will take place at Tin Roof Broadway on Wednesday, January 25. The concert will feature live performances by Nashville’s top up-and-coming artists, including RaeLynn, Ryan Follese, Russell Dickerson, Runaway June and Adam Wakefield. Tickets include one complimentary New Amsterdam Vodka cocktail. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Notes for Notes.

 

The Last Waltz 40 Tour

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: RYMAN AUDITORIUM $59.75 - $149.75

This event captures the excitement from Blackbird Present’s two-night, sold-out concert “Last Waltz New Orleans: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz,” which took place during Jazz Fest 2016 at the historic Saenger Theatre. Heralded as one of New Orleans' best events during Jazz Fest, the epic event paid tribute to The Band’s milestone final concert with unprecedented performances and an extraordinary lineup of artists. This event will showcase a number of these artists across multiple U.S. cities celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Last Waltz.

 

"Tripel Star" Belgian-style Tripel Release Party

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 5 PM - 10 PM
LOCATION: TENNESSEE BREW WORKS FREE

Tennessee has changed their ABV laws, and now local breweries are able to finally spread their wings and brew the beers the way they want! Join Tennessee Brew Works for its "Tripel Star" Belgian-style Tripel release party. Harnessing the yeast of the lengendary Westmalle Abbey, they have created a traditional Belgian-style tripel right here in Tennessee. Notes of apricot, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove provide a complex and full-flavored ale. Chef Jay will be cooking some delicious eats to pair with the occasion. Plus, enjoy live music throughout the night.

 

Who Knew Presents The Supply Chain of Music

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 6:30 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: CITY WINERY $20

Who Knew will present The Supply Chain of Music on Thursday, January 26 at City Winery. The evening will feature a slate of speakers, all of whom are at the very top of their respective segment of the music industry. They'll start with a songwriter and end up with Billboard charts and hit every key step along the way.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Food for Fines at Nashville Public Library through Sunday, January 22

Nashville Originals' Restaurant Week through Sunday, January 22

Mark O’Connor featuring The O’Connor Band at Station Inn Thursday, January 19

Jerry Jacobs at Legends Corner Thursday, January 19

Riffs on the Rails at Union Station Hotel Thursday, January 19

Gino Fanelli at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, January 19

Days Brigade at Two Old Hippies Thursday, January 19

Funky Tonk with The Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, January 19

Aprilann & Larry Gordon at 12th & Porter Thursday, January 19

Signing Story Time at Nashville Public Library Thursday, January 19

Steve Earle City Winery Residency: Solo & Acoustic at City Winery Thursday, January 19

Whiskey Myers at Cannery Ballroom Thursday, January 19

Treasure Island at Nashville Children's Theatre Thursday, January 19

Krantz at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, January 19

102.9 The Buzz presents Free Beer & Hot Wings Live at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, January 20

Cort Carpenter at Legends Corner Friday, January 20

Brandon Holder at Second Fiddle Friday, January 20

Opry at the Ryman: Josh Turner, Lorrie Morgan, Steve Wariner & More at Ryman Auditorium Friday, January 20

The Saturns at Two Old Hippies Friday, January 20

The Chris Weaver Band at Sambuca Friday, January 20 - Saturday, January 21

Hot Chicken Funk All-Stars at Acme Feed & Seed Friday, January 20

Best Laid Plans at Old Spaghetti Factory Friday, January 20

Video Games Live at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, January 20

Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors: Creating Experimental Video at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, January 20

Kaytek the Wizard at Nashville Public Library Friday, January 20

Night Market at Nashville Farmers' Market Friday, January 20

Power Together Tennessee at Cumberland Park Saturday, January 21

Chris Shrader at Legends Corner Saturday, January 21

The Hues at Tennessee Brew Works Saturday, January 21

Opry at the Ryman: Crystal Gayle, Loretta Lynn, Emily West & More at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, January 21

PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, January 21 - Sunday, January 22

Chef Demo in the Edible Kitchen at Nashville Farmers' Market Saturday, January 21

Michael Cleveland at Station Inn Saturday, January 21

Bizz & Everyday People at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, January 21

Tours of Christ Church Cathedral at Christ Church Cathedral Saturday, January 21

The Brazilbilly Boys at Robert's Western World Saturday, January 21

Michael Scott at Whiskey Bent Saloon Saturday, January 21

Jesse Cain at Bootleggers Inn Saturday, January 21

Treasure Island at Nashville Children's Theatre Saturday, January 21

Steel Blossoms at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Sunday, January 22

Kids' Open Mic at Two Old Hippies Sunday, January 22

Tom Bullard at Whiskey Bent Saloon Sunday, January 22

Tim & Friends at Bootleggers Inn Sunday, January 22

Falling in Reverse, Motionless in White & Issues at War Memorial Auditorium Sunday, January 22

Let Freedom Sing! at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, January 22

Lukas Graham at Ryman Auditorium Sunday, January 22

Emmylou Harris & Friends featuring John Prine at City Winery Sunday, January 22

The Matte Gray Band at The Stage on Broadway Monday, January 23

Cutting Heads DJ Night at Thompson Hotel at Thompson Nashville Hotel Monday, January 23

Taryn Papa at Tin Roof Broadway Monday, January 23

Song Suffragettes at The Listening Room Cafe Monday, January 23

Matt McAtee Band at Barlines Monday, January 23

Grateful Mondays with Stolen Faces at Acme Feed & Seed Monday, January 23

Twang Tuesdays featuring Runner of the Woods at Acme Feed & Seed Tuesday, January 24

Predators Game Night Promotions at Trattoria Il Mulino at Trattoria Il Mulino Tuesday, January 24

Nashville Predators vs. Buffalo Sabres at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, January 24

The Beach Boys at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, January 24

Bluegrass & Beer at Tennessee Brew Works Wednesday, January 25

Cassie LaBeau Band at Barlines Wednesday, January 25

Trapped Above Ground at Acme Feed & Seed Wednesday, January 25

Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Wednesday, January 25

Brandon Holder at Legends Corner Wednesday, January 25

Arts Appetizer: A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Wednesday, January 25

The Last Waltz 40 Tour at Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, January 25

Makerspace Wednesdays at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, January 25

Winter Market at Nashville Farmers' Market Wednesday, January 25

Country Nights featuring The Morrison Brothers Band & More at Mercy Lounge Wednesday, January 25

Les Sabler at Sambuca Wednesday, January 25

Cory Farley Band at Second Fiddle Thursday, January 26

Jerry Jacobs at Legends Corner Thursday, January 26

Faydra & Jake at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, January 26

"Tripel Star" Belgian-style Tripel Release Party at Tennessee Brew Works Thursday, January 26

Les Richardson Band at Barlines Thursday, January 26

Brandon Holder at The Stage on Broadway Thursday, January 26

Inner Engineering in Nashville at The Grand Lodge of Tennessee of the Free and Accepted Masons Thursday, January 26 - Sunday, January 29

Pink & Blue at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Thursday, January 26 - Saturday, January 28

Funky Tonk with The Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, January 26

Predators Game Night Promotions at Trattoria Il Mulino at Trattoria Il Mulino Thursday, January 26

Drive-By Truckers at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, January 26

Street Food Thursdays Thursday, January 26

Nashville Predators vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, January 26

Educator Workshop: 2016 Young Tennessee Artists at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, January 26

Spoken Word Poetry Workshop at Nashville Public Library Thursday, January 26

Alex Michael Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, January 27

The Matte Gray Band at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, January 27

Cort Carpenter at Legends Corner Friday, January 27

Brandon Holder at Second Fiddle Friday, January 27

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

Downtown Dining Options

Work downtown and stuck in a lunch rut? Coming downtown soon for a concert or event and want to grab dinner beforehand? Use our online map of restaurants and zoom/scroll to your office location or other destination. Click on the blue stars and easily locate restaurants that are nearby! You might discover places that are "new to you" and others that are new to Nashville.  

Cheap Parking Options

Park for only $5 weeknights after 6 pm and all day Saturday or Sunday at the Metro Courthouse Garage. Or, pay only $8 after 5 pm on weeknights or all day Saturday or Sunday at the Library Garage. It is hard to beat these rates! To find additional parking options based on location and price, please use our online parking map.

Convention Update

Large groups and events (500+) that are downtown January 18 - February 1, 2017 include Nashville Boat & Sports Show (15,000, January 19 - 22), Commissioning Agents, Inc. (600, January 19 - 22), Log & Timber Home Show (1,000, January 20 - 22), Nashville Golf Show (5,000, January 20 - 22), Nashville RV Super Show (5,000, January 20 - 22), Carlisle Incentives (700, January 20 - 22), Easyriders Bike Show (5,000, January 28), SCA Americas (500, January 29 - February 2), Tennessee Department of Education (1,800, January 30 - February 2), and the National Pavement Expo (4,000, January 31 - February 4). 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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