Events This Week
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 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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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
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).
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/.