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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

   

Events This Week

InsideOut of the Lunch Box: The Melodores

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 11:30 AM
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER FREE

The Vanderbilt Melodores are a male vocal group that brings the a cappella tradition to a new level. Join the lunchtime discussion of the history and lost art of the a cappella genre, and hear some of The Melodores' most popular songs. Complimentary boxed lunches will be provided for the first 300 people to RSVP. Call 615-322-8585 or reply via email. Reservations required.


Shen Yun

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 7:30PM
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER $62 - $182

Shen Yun performs classical Chinese dance and music inspired by the myths, legends, and divine beauty of 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture. Stunning costumes, brilliant choreography and state-of-the-art dynamic backdrops, all complemented by a live orchestra combining Chinese and Western instruments.


4th Annual Gift of Music featuring Lady Antebellum and Friends

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 6 PM
LOCATION: WILDHORSE SALOON $49 - $150

The Dustin J. Wells Foundation presents the 4th Annual Gift of Music, benefiting the W.O. Smith School Of Music. The concert features Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Heidi Newfield, Lo Cash Cowboys, and Brett Eldredge. Click here to purchase tickets.


February Night Market

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 6 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE

Shop "under the stars" at the Night Market! Enjoy shopping, wine from the cash bar, warm beverages from merchants, live music, free samples, and much more. Night Market will be inside the Market House, with restaurants and shops open, and the outside merchants will move inside for the evening fun as well! Special guest is The Green Bag Lady. Also, the newest Nashville Farmers Market restaurant will be announced.


Barney Live in Concert Birthday Bash!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2 PM, 5:30 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM $15 - $55

Barney's Birthday Bash is here! Save 25% on this show by phone, online, or at the box office. Use the promotional code FAMILY when purchasing tickets, and receive the discount. The discount does not apply to Dino or Gold Circle Seats. Click here for tickets.


CREMA \\ Beve Brew Methods Class

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2 PM - 4 PM
LOCATION: CREMA, A COFFEE BREWTIQUE $25

The CREMA \\ Beve Brew Methods classes are designed to help participants learn how to make their own great coffee at home. Class fee includes a bag of coffee. The gear related to the featured method of the class will be available for purchase. Click here to register.


Nashville Flacks February Happy Hour

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 5:30 PM
LOCATION: 315 BAR & GRILL

Public relations and communications professionals, join the Nashville PR Flacks for happy hour at 315 Bar & Grill located inside Hotel Indigo. The bar will offer drink and food specials including: 2 for 1 drafts, $6 specialty cocktails, $5 glasses of wine, a $7 appetizer special and a $5 dessert special.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Free Admission Days at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Through Saturday, February 19

Tennessee Repertory Theatre presents Yankee Tavern at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Through Saturday, February 19

Ozzy Osbourne with special guest Slash at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, February 16

Committed: NBC's Sing Off Winners at Mercy Lounge Wednesday, February 16

Jeremy Parsons at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Wednesday, February 16

Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, February 17

Ryan Michaels at The Rutledge Thursday, February 17

Music City Soul Series: Joe Johnson & Kevin Whalum at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Thursday, February 17

Amy Boudreaux Showcase at 12th & Porter Thursday, February 17

InsideOut of the Lunch Box: The Melodores at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Thursday, February 17

Shen Yun at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 18 - Saturday, February 19

4th Annual Gift of Music featuring Lady Antebellum and Friends at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, February 18

Umphrey's McGee with Keller Williams at War Memorial Auditorium Friday, February 18

Kid Rock with special guest Jamey Johnson at Bridgestone Arena Friday, February 18

Scarletta at Sambuca Friday, February 18

Needmore, Colorfire, Days Apart, Brennin and Freelin at Hard Rock Cafe Friday, February 18

Dave Parks at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Friday, February 18

February Night Market at Nashville Farmers' Market Friday, February 18

Burns and Poe Valentine's Day Show at Listening Room Cafe Friday, February 18

Learn to Paint Workshop at O Gallery Saturday, February 19

Barney Live in Concert Birthday Bash! at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, February 19

Shawn Camp and Friends at Station Inn Saturday, February 19

Nashville Predators vs. Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 19

Winter Art Series at 417 Union Restaurant & Bar Saturday, February 19

Soul Sacrifice Santana Experience at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, February 19

Brother Trouble at Wildhorse Saloon Saturday, February 19

Lord of the Dance at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Sunday, February 20

Life Change University at First Baptist Nashville Sunday, February 20

CREMA \\ Beve Brew Methods Class at CREMA, A Coffee Brewtique Sunday, February 20

Sunday Writer's Night hosted by Lorna Flowers at Listening Room Cafe Sunday, February 20

John England & the Western Swingers at Robert's Western World Monday, February 21

Nashville Flacks February Happy Hour at 315 Bar & Grill Monday, February 21

Senior Monday at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, February 21

Two Friends Tour: Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, February 22

Julius Fisher at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Tuesday, February 22

National Margarita Day at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Tuesday, February 22

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz at Past Perfect Wednesday, February 23

Hinder with Saving Abel and Kopek at Cannery Ballroom Wednesday, February 23

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, February 24

Music City Soul Series: Damien Horne at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Thursday, February 24

Spring Awakening at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 25 - Sunday, February 27

ARTini: William Eggleston: Anointing the Overlooked at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, February 25

NashVegas Casino Night 2011 at Cannery Ballroom Friday, February 25

Teenmania's Acquire the Fire at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Friday, February 25 - Saturday, February 26

Brad Paisley with special guests Darius Rucker and Jerrod Niemann at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 26

Family Program: Nashville Opera presents The Brothers Grimm at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 26

Nashville Predators vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Bridgestone Arena Sunday, February 27

John England & the Western Swingers at Robert's Western World Monday, February 28

Road To Bonnaroo 2011 at Mercy Lounge Monday, February 28

2nd Annual CountryMusicIsLove Concert Benefiting City of Hope at Hard Rock Cafe Tuesday, March 1

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

Park Cheap with BEEP!

During Bridgestone Arena events, park FREE at LP Field Lot R. Optional round-trip shuttle service is $3 per person with a convenient drop-off point near the arena. Click here for details about this parking option. If you are attending Ozzy Osbourne tonight, Kid Rock on Friday, or the Predators games on Thursday and Saturday, this is the perfect option!

Clean and Safe Request Form

If you notice something amiss while walking downtown, please let us know about it! 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. NOTE: these services are only available in the CBID and the GBID (maps of these areas are provided on the form page).

Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown February 16 - March 2, 2011 include National Business and Franchise Opportunities Show (2,000, February 19 - 20), Sports Fest (3,500, February 19 - 20), Baptist Ministries for the Aging (75, February 19 - 22), HFMA Healthcare Financial Management Association (200, February 23 - 25), Goodman Manufacturing (65, March 2 - 3), Country Radio Broadcasters (2,000, March 2 - 5), and Ohio Valley Conference (5,000, March 2 - 5). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions/.

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