Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Events This Week

Nashville Sounds vs. Las Vegas 51s


Head to First Tennessee Park to watch the Sounds as they take on the Las Vegas 51s through Friday, July 28! Can't make one of the games? There are plenty of other chances to catch the Sounds this week when they play the Salt Lake Bees Saturday, July 29 - Tuesday, August 1.


Rooftop on the Rocks



Occurring on the last Wednesday of each month, the new Rooftop on the Rocks series offers a unique and exciting entertainment experience in Nashville by inviting the hottest artists to perform at L27 Rooftop Bar on top of The Westin Nashville. Hosted on the highest stage in the city, atop the pool at L27, hotel guests and locals alike will have the chance to enjoy these intimate concerts all while taking in spectacular city views. July's event will feature Lewis Brice, Jacob Davis and Maggie Rose. This is a 21+ event.


Street Food Thursdays



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 Thursday. Please note: road closure associated with this event. Deaderick Street (4th Avenue North to 5th Avenue North) will be closed from 9 am - 2 pm on the day of the event.


Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse One-Year Anniversary Celebration



Here's to you, Nashville! Celebrate the one year anniversary of the restaurant named "Nashville's Best Steakhouse" by Nashville Lifestyles readers. Festivities will include live entertainment, complimentary passed appetizers, sushi and cake, and a surprise signature anniversary cocktail available for purchase. Regular menu items will also be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public.


Frist Fridays: ELEL


FRIDAY, JULY 28, 6 PM - 9 PM

Now in its 15th year, this exciting series takes place on the final Friday of June, July and August. Attendees are invited to enjoy an evening of live music, food specials and a cash bar as well as the diverse exhibits on view in the Frist Center’s galleries. Friday, July 28 will feature ELEL. Seductive hooks and layers of sparkly instrumentation have propelled ELEL, a seven-piece indie pop ensemble from Nashville, into the national spotlight. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Frist Fridays take place rain or shine.


MAFIAoZA'S Music City Brewer's Festival



The 16th annual MAFIAoZA'S Music City Brewer's Festival is one of the biggest and best beer festivals in the country. The event is an opportunity to sample some of the most respected brews from more than 50 local, regional, national and imported breweries. Enjoy live music all day, food available for purchase and more. This festival has two sessions; buy tickets to one or both. New this year, MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Fest will be the official pre-party and after-party for the International Champions Cup Soccer: Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur game at Nissan Stadium. Supporters can enjoy the MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Fest before and after the game at a discounted rate with the promo code ICC.


International Champions Cup Soccer: Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur



Two of the best soccer clubs in the world, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur, will play in Music City for the International Champions Cup presented by Heineken. Both teams are in the top of the renowned English Premier League. The two powerhouse clubs feature some of the top international talent from around the world. Manchester City features Argentinian superstar Sergio Aguero and Belgian national Kevin De Bruyne while English stars Harry Kane and Dele Alli lead the attack for Tottenham Hotspur.


3rd Annual Waterfest


SUNDAY, JULY 30, 1 PM - 4 PM

Waterfest is a free, one-day family festival all about celebrating and connecting children to our local waters. The event will feature waterslides, dancing, trivia, free popcorn, raffles and great educational exhibits. There will be a special visit from the Urban Green Lab where you can learn about sustainability in your everyday life. Plus, the folks from Walk Bike Nashville will be teaching you and your family how to safely enjoy Nashville's biking and walking paths.


Acme Unplugged


MONDAY, JULY 31, 7 PM - 9 PM

Join Acme Feed & Seed on Monday, July 31 for another round of Acme Unplugged. Every month, gather in The Hatchery to celebrate the real people behind some of music's biggest hits—the songwriters themselves. This performance will feature Jimmy Hall and Donnie Fritts with Mark Narmore, Mitch Mann, Jimmy Nutt and Andreas Werner (AKA The Alabama Bus Boys). These guys have worked with Hank Williams Jr., The Alabama Shakes and Kris Kristofferson, just to name a few. Don't miss your chance to see these undercover stars on stage.


Disney's The Little Mermaid



In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, it’s a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Come fall in love with the magic for the first time—or all over again—with classics such as “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl," “Part of Your World” and more.



Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Creative Zone: Cowboy Hats at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Monday, July 24 - Thursday, July 27

Bluegrass & Beer at Tennessee Brew Works Wednesday, July 26

Painting Class: Choose Wine or Musical Note at Sips 'n Strokes Wednesday, July 26

Madison Pepper Writer's Round at Two Old Hippies Wednesday, July 26

Wooten Wednesday at Rudy's Jazz Room Wednesday, July 26

Celebration Day Band: Led Zeppelin Tribute at 3rd and Lindsley Wednesday, July 26

The Porch Wine Series: How Does Oak Affect Chardonnay? at City Winery Wednesday, July 26

Nahko and Medicine for the People at Cannery Ballroom Wednesday, July 26

Good Rockin' Tonight at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, July 26

Jason Duggins Band at The Stage on Broadway Thursday, July 27

The Regulars at Tin Roof Broadway Thursday, July 27

Painting Class: Girls' Night Out at Sips 'n Strokes Thursday, July 27

Les Richardson Band at Barlines Thursday, July 27

Matt Roy at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, July 27

Speakeasy Swing at Rudy's at Rudy's Jazz Room Thursday, July 27

ARTlab with Vadis Turner at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, July 27 - Friday, July 28

Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, July 27

Story Casters at Nashville Public Library Thursday, July 27

Mandy Barnett at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, July 27

The Alarm with Bonus Screening of Man in the Camo Jacket at City Winery Thursday, July 27

Funky Tonk with The Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, July 27

If You Don't Know Now You Know featuring Levi Ray at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, July 27

Rachael Hester & The Tennessee Walkers at Station Inn Thursday, July 27

Live Band Karaoke at Hard Rock Cafe Thursday, July 27

The Herd of Main Street at Tennessee Brew Works Friday, July 28

Jason Jones Band at The Stage on Broadway Friday, July 28

Love Truckers at Tin Roof Broadway Friday, July 28

Painting Class: Music City at Sips 'n Strokes Friday, July 28

Tottenham Hotspur Legends Night at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, July 28

Brave Holiday at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Friday, July 28

Allison Veltz & Friends at The Listening Room Cafe Friday, July 28

Late Night Jam Session with Jeffrey Lien at Rudy's Jazz Room Friday, July 28

Mid-Season Sale at Two Old Hippies Friday, July 28 - Sunday, July 30

The Drowsy Chaperone at Nashville Children's Theatre Friday, July 28 - Sunday, July 30

The Main Event: Lifeway's Conference for Men at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Friday, July 28 - Saturday, July 29

Little Big Town at the Mother Church at Ryman Auditorium Friday, July 28 - Sunday, July 30

Wes Cook Band at Legends Corner Friday, July 28

The Disappointments at Whiskey Bent Saloon Friday, July 28

Foreigner with Cheap Trick & Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience at Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater Friday, July 28

Family Program: Is it a Fiddle or a Violin? at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Friday, July 28

Live Music Jam at Nashville Public Library Friday, July 28

FAB Beatles Revue with The ConSoulers at 3rd and Lindsley Friday, July 28

Whiskey, Wine & Swine Pairing at City Winery Friday, July 28

Fresh Fridays with Spice J & Rate at Acme Feed & Seed Friday, July 28

Future Generations at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Friday, July 28

B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Friday, July 28

Tales at Twilight at Cumberland Park Friday, July 28

Bizz & Everyday People at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, July 28

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper at Station Inn Friday, July 28

Chris Shrader at Tin Roof Broadway Saturday, July 29

Hair of the Downward Dog Yoga at Tennessee Brew Works Saturday, July 29

Painting Class: Emoticons at Sips 'n Strokes Saturday, July 29

Italian Kitchen: Make Your Own Pasta at Dabble Studio Saturday, July 29

Saturdays@Agenda at Agenda Saturday, July 29

Rickers Pickers at Barlines Saturday, July 29

Steel Blossoms at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, July 29

AJ Kross & Friends at The Listening Room Cafe Saturday, July 29

Leif Shires Group at Rudy's Jazz Room Saturday, July 29

Manchester City's Official Pre-Match Fan Event at George Jones Museum Saturday, July 29

Logic at Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater Saturday, July 29

Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, July 29

Songwriter Session: RaeLynn with Nicolle Galyon & Jimmy Robbins at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, July 29

The Robert's Honky Tonk-O-Rama featuring Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Saturday, July 29

JT Hodges at City Winery Saturday, July 29

Soul Brunch with Charles “Wigg” Walker at Acme Feed & Seed Saturday, July 29

Jenni Lyn Gardner at Station Inn Saturday, July 29

Geoff Ramsey at Nudie's Honky Tonk Saturday, July 29

Matt Thomas at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Saturday, July 29

Tennessee State Parks Fundraiser at Tennessee Brew Works at Tennessee Brew Works Sunday, July 30

Painting Class: Floral Antlers at Sips 'n Strokes Sunday, July 30

Puckett's Sunday Showcase with Olivia Faye at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Sunday, July 30

Nalani & Rory at Rudy's Jazz Room Sunday, July 30

Jared McAlister at Whiskey Bent Saloon Sunday, July 30

Stephen Kelly Hunt at Legends Corner Sunday, July 30

Slayer at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Sunday, July 30

Musician Spotlight: Brian Christianson at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, July 30

Ha Ha Tonka at 3rd and Lindsley Sunday, July 30

Don Kelley & Friends at Robert's Western World Sunday, July 30

Ricky Nelson Remembered at City Winery Sunday, July 30

The High Jivers at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Sunday, July 30

Open Mic Night Mondays at Tennessee Brew Works Monday, July 31

Painting Class: Choose Flowers or Cross at Sips 'n Strokes Monday, July 31

Jackson Lawrence & Two Way Crossing at Wildhorse Saloon Monday, July 31

Matt McAtee Band at Barlines Monday, July 31

Song Suffragettes at The Listening Room Cafe Monday, July 31

Goo Goo Dolls with Phillip Phillips at Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater Monday, July 31

Shawn Mendes at Bridgestone Arena Monday, July 31

Foster the People at Ryman Auditorium Monday, July 31

Artful Tales: Story Time in the Galleries at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, July 31

Studio NPL Photography & Design at Nashville Public Library Monday, July 31

The Time Jumpers at 3rd and Lindsley Monday, July 31

The Music of Talking Heads Music & Wine Pairing at City Winery Monday, July 31

Queen & Adam Lambert at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, August 2

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill at Bridgestone Arena Friday, August 4 - Saturday, August 5

Double Feature: Straight No Chaser & Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox at Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater Saturday, August 5

Deep Tropics Music, Art & Style Festival at War Memorial Auditorium Saturday, August 5 - Sunday, August 6

Mary J. Blige at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Sunday, August 6

John Mayer at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, August 8

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

Clean and Safe Request Form

If you notice something amiss while walking downtown, let us know! Report graffiti that needs to be removed, public sidewalks that need pressure washing, weeds, trash and other unsightly items. Use this form to send a request directly to our Clean and Safe Team manager. Please note: these services are only available in the CBID and the GBID (maps of these areas are provided on the form page).

Get Fit Downtown

Did you know that downtown Nashville has 12 fitness centers? Visit our online map to find an option convenient for you. Choose from traditional gyms, yoga studios, dance studios and personal training options.

Convention Update

Large groups and events (500+) that are downtown July 26 - August 9, 2017 include Americas' SAP Users' Group (1,000, August 6 - 9) and STR (625, August 9 - 11). For more information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click this link for a complete listing of Nashville conventions.

NDP Logo

More than 235 restaurants, 100 retail options, 50 live music venues, 25 art galleries, and
hundreds of events make downtown Nashville the place to be!

Downtown Details is a weekly publication of the Nashville Downtown Partnership

Thanks for subscribing and spread the word by forwarding to a friend!

Submit downtown area events, news, and other information to be published in this
newsletter by using our online form or by contacting Andrea Champion (615-743-3097)
at the latest by the Monday of the week to be profiled.