News & Information
New coffee shop - Kona Espresso Bar!
1201 Demonbreun Street. This new coffee shop in The Gulch serves up espresso, macchiato, cortado, tea, smoothies, and a few items for breakfast and lunch. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 7 am - 3 pm.
New wine and liquor store: Cork and Barrel Wine and Spirits!
68 Hermitage Avenue. 615-586-8178. This new liquor store is located in Rolling Mill Hill. Hours of operation are Monday - Saturday, 11 am - 11 pm.
New apparel and shoe store: Rooted!
62 Hermitage Avenue. 615-915-0866. This new men's apparel and shoe store is located in Rolling Mill Hill. Hours of operation are Monday - Sunday, 10:30 am - 7 pm.
New wine and liquor store: SoBro Wine & Spirits!
209 3rd Avenue South. 615-586-8176. This new liquor store is located in the Encore in SoBro. Hours of operation are Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 11 pm.
Events This Week
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 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! Please note: road closure associated with this event. Deaderick Street (4th Avenue North to 5th Avenue North) will be closed from 10 am - 2:30 pm on Thursday, January 11.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 6:30 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: CITY WINERY $30
You don’t need to be a wine expert to be able to blind taste. If you want to start developing your blind tasting skills or put your wine knowledge to the test, this fun and engaging class is a great starting point. City Winery’s resident sommelier will walk you through a deductive tasting technique step-by-step to help you become a much better taster, regardless of your level of expertise—whether it be novice or skilled expert.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 - SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 8 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $22 - $145
It's the second installment in Nashville Symphony's spectacular HD Odyssey series! Watch stunning images of earth taken from NASA missions as the orchestra performs Strauss' epic "Also sprach Zarathustra." This music made an unforgettable appearance in "2001: A Space Odyssey," and this is your chance to hear it performed live. As an added bonus, John Adams’ electrifying "Short Ride in a Fast Machine" will accompany images of a space shuttle launch. Pianist Ingrid Fliter will join the orchestra for Chopin’s bold and beautiful First Piano Concerto.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 7 PM
LOCATION: RYMAN AUDITORIUM $40 - $99
Enjoy a special performance when The Grand Ole Opry is presented at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Unlike a typical concert, the Opry presents eight or more artists at each show giving the audience a sample of each artist's musical style. This show will feature Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Dailey & Vincent, Crystal Gayle, Parmalee, Runaway June, Bill Anderson, Riders in the Sky, Mike Snider, Jeannie Seely and more.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 10:30 AM - 4 PM
LOCATION: MUSIC CITY CENTER $12 ONLINE; $15 DAY OF EVENT
Meet the best local wedding professionals face-to-face and find the ones who share your vision for your special day. Many vendors will offer samples, coupons and budget-saving discounts. Plus, the event will feature bridal fashion shows, giveaways and live entertainment.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, this free annual concert honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Joined by an adult chorus and a youth chorus drawn from the Nashville community, the orchestra will perform an inspiring selection of music honoring the triumphs of the civil rights movement. Nashville Public Library will provide visuals from its Civil Rights Collection, projected on a large screen above the stage. Individual tickets (up to 4 per order) will be available to the public beginning Wednesday, January 10 at 10 am.
MONDAY, JANUARY 15 - SUNDAY, JANUARY 21
A biannual event sponsored by Nashville Originals, Restaurant Week is a great way to enjoy Nashville's unique local dining establishments. More than 65 local restaurants will feature special prices and menus throughout the week and across the mealtimes. Participating downtown restaurants include Capitol Grille, Deacon's New South, Fleet Street Pub, Flyte World Dining and Wine, The Listening Room Cafe, Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint, The Melting Pot, Peg Leg Porker, Provence Breads & Cafe, Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant, Rodizio Grill and Salsa. Click here for a complete list of participating restaurants.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 7 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $43 - $389
Don't miss it when the Nashville Predators will take on the Vegas Golden Knights at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday, January 16 at 7 pm.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 12:15 PM
LOCATION: TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM FREE
In conjunction with an exhibit at the Parthenon Museum in Nashville on the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, the Tennessee State Museum will welcome attorney David Ewing, a well-known local historian, collector and blogger, for a free lunch and learn presentation on Thursday, January 18. Recognized for his social media brand, "The Nashville I Wish I Knew," and his extensive collection and research, Ewing is well respected for his passion and knowledge of local history. On view at the Parthenon through the end of January, "Day at the Fair" is a celebration of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition and includes artifacts chosen from the David Ewing collection. He’ll discuss those artifacts and the significance of the Exposition.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 7 PM - 10 PM
LOCATION: TANSUO $84
Tickets are available for the contemporary Chinese restaurant’s second Duck Dinner. Tansuo is teaming up with Mantra Artisan Ales for an inventive meal of duck dishes and beer pairings. Coinciding with National Peking Duck Day, the dinner will take place on the upper mezzanine at 7 pm. A limited number of tickets are available for $84.
Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville
Jersey Boys at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center through Sunday, January 14
Cook & Craft at Nashville Public Library Thursday, January 11
Curator’s Tour: Nick Cave: Feat. at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, January 11
The Earth: An HD Odyssey at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, January 12 - Saturday, January 13
Matt McAtee & The Eventuals at Sambuca Friday, January 12
Fireball Mail at Station Inn Friday, January 12
Ellingtown at Nashville Public Library Friday, January 12
Music at the Frist: Michael Roberts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, January 12
Avenged Sevenfold at Bridgestone Arena Friday, January 12
Opry at the Ryman: Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Dailey & Vincent & More at Ryman Auditorium Friday, January 12
Armed Security License Training Class at UBS Tower Saturday, January 13 - Sunday, January 14
Patton James at Sambuca Saturday, January 13
The Grascals at Station Inn Saturday, January 13
Studio NPL Open Lab at Nashville Public Library Saturday, January 13
Family Program: Beginner Mandolin Workshop at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, January 13
Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, January 13
Opry at the Ryman: Ricky Skaggs, Dailey & Vincent, Drew & Ellie Holcomb & More at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, January 13
Stephanie Adlington at Sambuca Sunday, January 14
Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, January 14
Nashville Pink Bridal Show at Music City Center Sunday, January 14
Musician Spotlight: Ned Luberecki at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, January 14
Let Freedom Sing! at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, January 14
Restaurant Week at The Melting Pot: Benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank at The Melting Pot Monday, January 15 - Sunday, January 21
Restaurant Week at Rodizio Grill: Benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank at Rodizio Grill Monday, January 15 - Sunday, January 21
Nashville Originals' Restaurant Week Monday, January 15 - Sunday, January 21
Pub Quiz at The Pub Nashville Monday, January 15
Ben Graves at Sambuca Monday, January 15
New Monday with Val Storey & Friends at Station Inn Monday, January 15
Creative Zone: Design Your Award at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Monday, January 15
Senior Mondays at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, January 15
Dwight Yoakam at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, January 16 - Wednesday, January 17
Sushi Class at Jackalope Brewing Company Tuesday, January 16
Chloe Dolandis at Sambuca Tuesday, January 16
Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, January 16
Great Books Reading & Discussion Group at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, January 16
Tuesday Tastings at Chauhan Ale & Masala House Tuesday, January 16
Shad Cobb & Friends at Station Inn Tuesday, January 16
Perry Danos at Sambuca Wednesday, January 17
Miss Tess at Station Inn Wednesday, January 17
Big Magic Book Club at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, January 17
Nashville Boat Show at Music City Center Thursday, January 18 - Sunday, January 21
The Songs of Elvis Presley at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, January 18 - Saturday, January 20
Leif Shires at Sambuca Thursday, January 18
Darrell Scott at Station Inn Thursday, January 18
Lunchtime Concert featuring Vee-Jay at Nashville Public Library Thursday, January 18
Lunch & Learn: The Tennessee Centennial Exposition at Tennessee State Museum Thursday, January 18
Workshop: Drop-in Drawing at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, January 18
Duck Dinner at Tansuo Thursday, January 18
Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, January 18
Shawn Camp & Friends at Station Inn Friday, January 19
Shen Yun at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21
Perry Danos at Sambuca Friday, January 19
Live Music Jam at Nashville Public Library Friday, January 19
Music at the Frist: The Contrarian Ensemble at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, January 19
Opry at the Ryman: Dierks Bentley, Ricky Skaggs, Bill Anderson & More at Ryman Auditorium Friday, January 19
Kid Rock at Bridgestone Arena Friday, January 19
Stacy Mitchhart at Sambuca Saturday, January 20
Flashback at Station Inn Saturday, January 20
HBCU Film Screening & Party at Nashville Public Library Saturday, January 20
Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, January 20
Ring of Honor Wrestling at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, January 20
Opry at the Ryman: Lee Greenwood, John Conlee, Jeannie Seely & More at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, January 20
Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, January 20
Songwriter Session: Alan Rhody & Rafe Van Hoy at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, January 20
Musician Spotlight: Megan B. Lynch Chowning at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, January 21
Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, January 21
Steve Roper at Sambuca Sunday, January 21
Pub Quiz at The Pub Nashville Monday, January 22
Dallas Starke at Sambuca Monday, January 22
New Monday with Val Storey & Friends at Station Inn Monday, January 22
Studio NPL Graphic Design & Photography at Nashville Public Library Monday, January 22
Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots Million Dollar Show at Ryman Auditorium Monday, January 22
Stacy Mitchhart at Sambuca Tuesday, January 23
Doyle & Debbie Show at Station Inn Tuesday, January 23
Tuesday Tastings at Chauhan Ale & Masala House Tuesday, January 23
Network After Work at The George Jones Restaurant Tuesday, January 23
Job Skills Learning Circle: Interview Skills at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, January 23
David Rawlings at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, January 23
Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, January 23
Music in the City at Tin Roof Broadway Wednesday, January 24
The Music of Prince with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Wednesday, January 24
Fiction Writing Workshop at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, January 24
Tim O’Brien, Old Man Luedecke & JD Hutchinson at Station Inn Wednesday, January 24
Dan Schafer at Sambuca Wednesday, January 24
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Get Fit Downtown
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Large groups and events (500+) that are downtown January 3 - 17, 2018 are the Professional Convention Management Association (4,000, January 2 - 12), America's Got Talent (3,000, January 13), The Nashville Pink Bridal Show (4,000, January 14), Nashville Boat & Sports Show (15,000, January 18 - 21), Nashville RV Super Show (5,000, January 19 - 21), and the Log & Timber Home Show (1,000, January 19 - 21). For more information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click this link for a complete listing of Nashville conventions.