News & Information
New restaurant: Rush Bowls!
1201 Demonbreun Street. 615-610-3590. This quick service restaurant is located in The Gulch. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch and serves acai bowls: all-natural fruit blended extra thick and creamy, added juice or milk and an assortment of wholesome ingredients. The bowls are topped with crunchy granola and honey. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 7 am - 7 pm and Saturday - Sunday, 8 am - 7 pm.
New hotel: The Cambria!
118 8th Avenue South. 615-515-5800. This new hotel is located in SoBro and has 255 rooms.
New restaurant and live music venue: True Music Room and Bar!
118 8th Avenue South. 615-515-5800. The bar and restaurant is located inside The Cambria. The 130-seat dining room also hosts an eclectic calendar of concerts. Serving up craft cocktails and small plates this venue is open Monday - Friday from 6:30 am - 11 am and 4 pm - 10 pm; and Saturday - Sunday from 7 am - noon and 4 pm - 10 pm.
Events This Week
Celebrate National Margarita Day with $3.99 traditional margaritas and $10 off any $50 retail purchase. Also, don’t miss the how to make a Perfect Margarita class at 4 pm and the margarita toast at 5 o’Clock!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, NOON - 1 PM
LOCATION: THE BRIDGE BUILDING FREE
The Nashville Food Project brings people together to grow, cook and share nourishing food, with the goals of cultivating community and alleviating hunger in Nashville. Join Garden Director Lauren Bailey to learn about their innovative urban agriculture in the city and the environmental impacts of their work.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 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 the day of the event.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 6 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: CHROMATICS PHOTO IMAGING FREE
Chromatics Second Floor Gallery presents “Elements: Earth, Air, Water & Fire,” an intriguing collection of work by 24 artists, portraying an array of elements both literally and figuratively through photography, painting and sculpture. Attend the opening reception on Thursday, February 22 from 6 pm - 8 pm. Artists featured include Ann Richardson, C. Al Wood, Dan Heller, Emily Helms, Emily Passino, Glenna Cook, Guy Smith, Hugh Duguid, J. Michael Gannon, Jackie Rule, Jane Vickers, Jason Orsbon, Jo Fields, Karen Johnston, Linda Johnson, Michael Hughes, Michael Mauritz, Michael Ragsdale, Michael Sloan, Noriko M. Register, Pam Austin, Sharon Brown Christopher, Susan W. N. Ruach, and Travis Batton.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 6:15 PM - 10 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $150
The Predators Foundation will host its inaugural fashion show featuring the Nashville Predators' team. In partnership with Dillard's, The Mall at Green Hills and King Jewelers, the players will be dressed to the nines as they walk down the Smashville catwalk at Bridgestone Arena. This exclusive event will feature the season's latest trends courtesy of Dillard's (The Mall at Green Hills) and King Jewelers. Guests will attend a cocktail reception with Predators' coaching staff, broadcasters and alumni, while bidding on an extensive silent auction. VIP guests will be invited to the Lexus Lounge after the fashion show for an after party with the Nashville Predators' team.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 8:30 AM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $29 - $49
This annual 5K takes runners and walkers through downtown Nashville and the surrounding area, beginning and ending at Bridgestone Arena. The entry fee includes a 5K T-shirt, a unique promo code redeemable for 50% off the single-game rate in select locations for one of these home games: March 8 vs. Anaheim, March 27 vs. Minnesota or March 29 vs. San Jose, finishers medal upon completion of the 5K, one free domestic draft beer with the drink tab from your runner's bib at TAVERN '96, post race nutrition and more. Please note: road closures associated with this event. 5th Avenue South from Broadway to Demonbreun will close at 6 am and reopen at 12:30 pm. The additional road closures on this map will happen as early as 6:30 am and re-open as late as noon on Saturday, February 24.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 10 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE
Join Nashville Farmers' Market for the fourth annual CSA Fair to learn how you can support local agriculture this year while also eating delicious local food. This free event offers you a chance to meet local farmers, discuss growing methods, learn harvest schedules, pick-up locations, and access general information on what a CSA program is and how it supports our local agriculture. Each farmer will have a booth with photos of their farms, lists of the products they grow, how they grow and where they have their pick ups. There are several different CSA models in the Nashville area and this will give the public a chance to find the one that fits them and their families. Plus, Cooking Up will be sampling during the event and a kids' activity area will be available to help make it easier for parents.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 11 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: NISSAN STADIUM $25 ADULT; $5 CHILD
Grab your spoon for the 25th annual Our Kids Soup Sunday. This grand tasting event features delicious soups from more than 50 local restaurants. Participating downtown restaurants and vendors include B&C Market BBQ, The Bell Tower, The Bridge Building, Corner Market, Fleet Street Pub, Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Sambuca, and Trattoria Il Mulino. Plus, enjoy children's activities like face painting and balloon artists, a silent auction, celebrity and culinary judges, sweet treats and more. The event will be held inside Nissan Stadium's Club Level West.
Join Makeready Libations & Liberation on Monday, February 26 for a one-of-a-kind beer dinner featuring a 4-course menu prepared by Chef Dan Herget thoughtfully paired with beer selections from Black Abbey Brewing Company.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 - SUNDAY, MARCH 4, TIME VARIES BY DATE
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA
The Southeastern Conference Women's Basketball Tournament is coming to Nashville! Click here to check out the tournament's full schedule. Going to the games? Park for free in Lot R at Nissan Stadium and catch a shuttle ride with BEEP or pedal a Nashville B-cycle to the event.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 7PM-9PM
LOCATION: ACME FEED & SEED: THE HATCHERY $30 IN ADVANCE; $40 AT THE DOOR
Come mix and mingle with the city’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes featured in the February issue of Nashville Lifestyles. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music. Tickets include one cocktail. Valet parking provided. Cocktail attire.
THROUGH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Become a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum by February 28 and receive 10% off an individual or family level membership.
Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville
Jesse Kramer at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, February 22
Taste of Goo Goo Class at Goo Goo Shop & Dessert Bar Thursday, February 22 - Friday, February 23
Grant Garland at Sambuca Thursday, February 22
Thursday Night Swing Dance at Rudy's Jazz Room Thursday, February 22
Erik Stucky at Two Old Hippies Thursday, February 22
Environmental Impacts of Urban Agriculture at The Bridge Building Thursday, February 22
Street Food Thursdays Thursday, February 22
Nashville Predators vs. San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, February 22
Cook & Craft at Nashville Public Library Thursday, February 22
Funky Tonk with The Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, February 22
Live Band Karaoke Thursday, February 22
Dave Cox & The Coxmen at Robert's Western World Thursday, February 22
Sheriff Scott & The Deputies at Station Inn Thursday, February 22
flor // co.yh at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, February 22
Bill Lloyd & Tommy Womack at Mercy Lounge Thursday, February 22
Adam & Brooks at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Thursday, February 22
Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, February 22
Don Kelley Band at Robert's Western World Thursday, February 22
Eileen Rose & The Silver Threads at Robert's Western World Thursday, February 22
12 Against Nature: A Steely Dan Experience at 3rd and Lindsley Friday, February 23
Jason Duke and Friend at The Listening Room Cafe Friday, February 23
AJ Kross and Friends at The Listening Room Cafe Friday, February 23
Justine Blazer Band at Bootleggers Inn Friday, February 23
Geoff Ramsey at Nudie's Honky Tonk Friday, February 23
The Disappointments at Whiskey Bent Saloon Friday, February 23
Ping Rose at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, February 23
Gil Gann featuring Michael Doster at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, February 23
Evening with The Eagles at Bridgestone Arena Friday, February 23
Tom Yankton at The Stage on Broadway Friday, February 23
Perry Danos at Sambuca Friday, February 23
The Triple Sip at Nashville Farmers' Market Friday, February 23
Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, February 23
Adulting for Teens at Nashville Public Library Friday, February 23
Tedeschi Trucks Band at Ryman Auditorium Friday, February 23
Coffee & Classics: Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, February 23
Jim Lauderdale at Station Inn Friday, February 23
A Night of YK Records 2 at Mercy Lounge Friday, February 23
Dusty Hundley Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, February 23
The Robert's Honky Tonk-O-Rama feat. JesseLee Jones at Robert's Western World Friday, February 23
Don Kelley Band at Robert's Western World Friday, February 23
Eileen Rose & The Silver Threads at Robert's Western World Friday, February 23
Backstage Nashville: Daytime Hit Songwriters Show at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, February 24
Chris Schrader at Tin Roof Broadway Saturday, February 24
Mandy Moon at Tennessee Brew Works Saturday, February 24
Markus Fox at Second Fiddle Saturday, February 24
Brandon Holder at Legends Corner Saturday, February 24
Tours of Christ Church Cathedral at Christ Church Cathedral Saturday, February 24
Josh Gallagher at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, February 24
Evening with The Eagles at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 24
Sister Ruth & The Swamp Grass Revivals at The Pub Nashville Saturday, February 24
TBS’ FINAL SPACE | Nashville Screening and Talent Appearances at The Bridge Building Saturday, February 24
Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Saturday, February 24
Tedeschi Trucks Band at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, February 24
Nashville Reads Kick-Off with Randy Rayburn and Company at Nashville Public Library Saturday, February 24
Studio NPL Open Lab at Nashville Public Library Saturday, February 24
America's Best Cheer Nashville Championship at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, February 24
Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, February 24
Who's Bad at Cannery Ballroom Saturday, February 24
The Academic at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Saturday, February 24
You Vs. Yesterday at Rocketown Saturday, February 24
Dusty Hundley Band at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Saturday, February 24
The Robert's Honky Tonk-O-Rama feat. Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Saturday, February 24
Flying Buffaloes at Legends Corner Sunday, February 25
Painting Class: Majestic Angel at Sips 'n Strokes Sunday, February 25
Natalie Brady Band at The Stage on Broadway Sunday, February 25
Karlton Taylor at Sambuca Sunday, February 25
Jazz Jam at Rudy's Jazz Room Sunday, February 25
Nashville In Concert: Final Season Celebration at Ryman Auditorium Sunday, February 25
Kids' Open Mic at Two Old Hippies Sunday, February 25
Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, February 25
Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues at Bridgestone Arena Sunday, February 25
Dan Auerbach & The Easy Eye Revue at Ryman Auditorium Sunday, February 25
Sister Hazel & Carbon Leaf at City Winery Sunday, February 25
Sunday Morning Gospel & Fellowship w/ Rev. Ron Blakely at Robert's Western World Sunday, February 25
John & Lois Shepherd at Robert's Western World Sunday, February 25
Rachael Hester & The Tennessee Walkers at Robert's Western World Sunday, February 25
Nashville Skyline at Robert's Western World Sunday, February 25
Don Kelley & Friends at Robert's Western World Sunday, February 25
Faydra & Jake at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Sunday, February 25
Randy Moore & The Fabulous Suedes at Acme Feed & Seed Sunday, February 25
Taryn Papa at Tin Roof Broadway Monday, February 26
The Time Jumpers at 3rd and Lindsley Monday, February 26
Open Mic Night at Tennessee Brew Works Monday, February 26
Cory Farley at Second Fiddle Monday, February 26
Song Suffragettes at The Listening Room Cafe Monday, February 26
DOZZI ,Gina Venier and Summer Overstreet at The Listening Room Cafe Monday, February 26
Cullen Greer at Nudie's Honky Tonk Monday, February 26
Randy Moore at Bootleggers Inn Monday, February 26
Biff Kapow at Whiskey Bent Saloon Monday, February 26
Pub Quiz at The Pub Nashville Monday, February 26
Lunchtime Yoga at Nashville Public Library Monday, February 26
Tape Face at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Monday, February 26
Michelle Mandico Single Release Show with Maybe April at City Winery Monday, February 26
John & Lois Shepherd at Robert's Western World Monday, February 26
Dave Cox at Robert's Western World Monday, February 26
Giovanni Rodriguez & 12 Manos at Rudy's Jazz Room Monday, February 26
New Monday at Station Inn Monday, February 26
Spazz Cardigan at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Monday, February 26
David Newbould Duo at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Monday, February 26
Cullen Greer at Nudie's Honky Tonk Tuesday, February 27
The Other Side at Whiskey Bent Saloon Tuesday, February 27
Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Belmont Bruins at First Tennessee Park Tuesday, February 27
The Outliers at The Stage on Broadway Tuesday, February 27
David Oakleaf at Wildhorse Saloon Tuesday, February 27
BGS Presents The Orphan Brigade & Danni Nicholls at City Winery Tuesday, February 27
Music Production Audio Suite at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, February 27
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, February 27
Lightning 100 Presents Brett Dennen with Opener Dean Lewis at City Winery Tuesday, February 27
John & Lois Shepherd at Robert's Western World Tuesday, February 27
Pork McElhinny at Robert's Western World Tuesday, February 27
Tennessee High Top All Stars at Robert's Western World Tuesday, February 27
Lefty Ferguson Duo at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Tuesday, February 27
Painting Class: Michael Jackson at Sips 'n Strokes Tuesday, February 27
Mike Beach Band at Legends Corner Wednesday, February 28
Jerry Jacobs at The Stage on Broadway Wednesday, February 28
Cody James Harris at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Wednesday, February 28
Jared Gray Band at Barlines Wednesday, February 28
Jo Yaeger, Andrew Beason, Jenna Lea and Chris Ferrara at The Listening Room Cafe Wednesday, February 28
Rocky Bottom at Bootleggers Inn Wednesday, February 28
Downtown Home Tour: April 15
Save the date! Our 15th Annual Downtown Home Tour is Sunday, April 15 from noon - 5 pm. Tickets are only $10. Basic information is posted on our website. We will have more details (including stop locations) upcoming.
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 $10 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.
Large groups and events (500+) that are downtown February 21 - March 7, 2018 are Tractor Supply Company (2,000, February 18 - 21), National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (9,500, February 22 - March 1), and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Women's Basketball Tournament (10,000, February 28 - March 4). For more information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click this link for a complete listing of Nashville conventions.