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08/01/2014

Music at the Frist: Meet the Seavers

Husband and wife duo Jace K. Seavers and Dorothy Gilmore-Seavers comprise

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My Nashville Drinks, Eats, and Arts Fest

Nashville based businesses will be serving their best beverages from beer

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Saturday

16
August

Art Deco Affair




Come celebrate the glamour and luxury of the Jazz Age with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music, and a chance to view our current exhibitions at the Frist Center for Visual Arts! Flappers and Dapper Gents Welcome! Guests are encouraged to dress for the occasion. Dress is summer chic!   … More

Thursday

21
August

Bartender Bash




Nashville Lifestyles' 9th Annual Bartender Bash Presented by El Jimador and Herradura Thursday, August 21, 2014 6 - 8 p.m. at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Your favorite bartenders will compete for the Best El Jimador Margarita and Best Craft Herradura Cocktail. Sample cocktails and enjoy hors … More

Saturday

23
August

TPAC Gala Fundraiser 2014




Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) will celebrate the start of the 2014-2015 HCA/TriStar Health Broadway Season with TPAC Gala. As one of Nashville’s premier benefit engagements, TPAC Gala provides critical funding to support the organization’s educational, cultural, and outreach initiatives.   Themed … More

Tuesday

26
August

Women in Business




Nashville Lifestyles Women in Business Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Purchase individual tickets here! Join Nashville Lifestyles to honor women in the local community who are the best in their fields. Enjoy a fantastic lunch, a style show … More

Friday

05
September

Taste of Tennessee




The Tennessee State Fair is bringing a bigger & better Taste of Tennessee Festival back to opening weekend of the 2014 Fair. Craft Beer, Artisan Spirits, Local Music, Native Food and Tennessee-made goods will all be showcased Friday & Saturday, September 5th & 6th on the Nashville Fairgrounds … More

Saturday

04
October

The Grape Stomp Festival




Those bold enough to brave the messiness are invited to experience traditional wine making as they stomp barefoot in competition against others in a tournament bracket-style competition. There will be up to five stomp heats, comprised of six teams each. The team to collect the most juice at the end … More

Other Events

Saturday

02
August

Shakespeare Allowed: Troilus & Cressida





The Nashville Shakespeare Festival invites you to read every play wrote, out loud in a reading circle. Once a month, they gather to read one of the works of William Shakespeare, with the first play he wrote and ending with his last. No to commit to the whole canon, but if you’ve … More

Saturday

02
August

My Nashville Drinks, Eats, and Arts Fest




Nashville based businesses will be serving their best beverages from beer to spirited drinks like juice, teas, coffees, etc.  Along with drinks, there will be local restaurants, bakeries, and speciality foods, all sampling their best eats to attendees.  A silent auction benefiting Tiny But … More

Saturday

02
August

The 35th Annual l’Eté du Vin Featuring Château Margaux




Clint Higham & Matt Donahoe, Chairs Saturday, August 2, 2014 Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, 5:00pm – Midnight With Musical Guest Martina McBride Cocktail Attire, $275/person 5:00pm Silent Auction and Reception 120+ Lots of Fine Wine, Luxury Items Wine Sampling and Hors d’oeuvres 7:00pm … More

Saturday

02
August

First Saturday Art Crawl




Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 1,000 people attend this very popular monthly event. Presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, the galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse … More

Saturday

02
August

The Soulshine Tour




This summer, Michael Franti & Spearhead will launch the first-ever music & yoga tour, “Soulshine,” that will bridge daytime and nighttime experiences including music, yoga, sustainable lifestyle and DJs, guaranteeing a full-blown dance party! SOJA, Brett Dennen and Trevor Hall will … More

Thursday

07
August

Curator's Tour: Watch Me Move




From the early film experiments of Étienne-Jules Marey and the Lumière brothers to twenty-first-century computer based animation by Pixar Studios, the exhibition Watch Me Move: The Animation Show explores how filmmakers have used animation to bring the fantastic to life on the screen. … More

Thursday

07
August

Music at the Frist: John Richards




John Richards is a Nashville, Tennessee born-and-raised legendary jazz and blues artist who began his career playing as a teen on the legendary Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree. He has backed many iconic performes, including Tanya Tucker and Barbara Mandrell and was named the Marion James Blues Society's … More

Thursday

07
August

Miley Cyrus




Details for Miley’s BANGERZ TOUR follow her surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live where she announced to fans that she would be launching a tour soon. The announcement on Saturday Night Live comes on the heels of her well-received appearance on the show as both host and musical performer … More

Friday

08
August

Tomato Art Fest




The Tomato Art Fest was founded by Meg and Bret MacFadyen, owners of East Nashville’s Art and Invention Gallery. In 2004, the gallery hosted an art show celebrating the tomato in late summer, and planned a few neighborhood events to promote the show. The Tomato Art Fest proved … More

Friday

08
August

Member Night




Join us on these special themed evenings as the Zoo stays open late for an exclusive Members-Only event.   6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Select animal habitats open with Keeper Talks and “special experiences” by Zoo docents (specific habitats & experiences indicated in that evening’s … More

Friday

08
August

Full Moon Pickin' Party




Friends of Warner Parks is excited to bring you the 15th annual season of Full Moon Pickin' Parties running May through October 2014!   These laid-back, family-friendly fundraisers feature Middle Tennessee's finest bluegrass music under the light of a full moon. Musicians and music lovers … More

Friday

08
August

Hunter Hayes




  The Grand Ole Opry is the show that made country music famous. The Opry features a dynamic line-up of new stars, superstars, and legends of country music. Unlike a typical concert, the Opry presents eight or more artists on each show, giving the audience a sample of each artist's musical … More

Friday

08
August

Rodrigo y Gabriela




Rodrigo y Gabriela began their career by moving from Mexico to Dublin, Ireland to branching out from the domestic Mexican music scene.  Their self-titled debut album released in 2006 went to #1 in their adopted homeland of Ireland.  Included in the album are many heavy metal covers, which … More

Saturday

09
August

East Nashville Tomato 5k




The East Nashville Tomato 5k is on August 9th. This event allows our YMCA to be affordable to all families.It is a fun race before the East Nashville Tomato Fest! Runners can register online. … More

Saturday

09
August

David Gray




David Gray has established himself as one of the UK’s leading music artists both at home and overseas. Gray’s commercial success is also backed up by a critical consensus and countless accolades. His 2009 release Draw The Line was met with critical praise and garnered the artist a series … More

Tuesday

12
August

Boz Scaggs: The Memphis Tour




Singer, songwriter and guitarist Boz Scaggs’ explorations in blues, rock and jazz have produced lasting work and an acclaimed career. The Memphis Tour touches on everything from hits like “Lido Shuffle” to inspired R&B covers from his first album in five years, Memphis. Experience … More

Wednesday

13
August

Guitar-B-Que




Nashville’s The Big 98/WSIX will host its 2014 Guitar-B-Que benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Losers Bar & Grill on Wednesday, Aug. 13. Headliner Billy Currington with Tyler Farr, Eric Paslay, The Cadillac Three, Brothers Osborne and Lindsay Ell will be … More

Wednesday

13
August

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band




A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. … More

Thursday

14
August

Live on the Green Music Festival




Lightning 100 Presents Live on the Green Music Festival on Thursday August 14th, 21st, and 28th.    We believe in the importance of music, and we strongly support the idea that each person should have the opportunity to experience and enjoy live music, free of charge. Live On The Green is … More

Thursday

14
August

Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It




Americana music infuses The Nashville Shakespeare Festival's 27th Annual Shakespeare in the Park production. Directed by Denice Hicks, As You Like It features songwriting legend David Olney in the role of Amiens, playing his own original songs written for the show. Music … More

Thursday

14
August

Music at the Frist: Duette




Duane + Paulette = Duette, an alternative acoustic band of guitar, ukulele, and tight irresistible harmonies. Their addictive music is fun, catchy, quirky, and succinct. It skips around the genre map from American Songbook to early rock ’n roll to their own surprising compositions.   Duane … More

Thursday

14
August

Live on The Green




Lightning 100 Presents Live on the Green Music Festival on Thursday August 14th, 21st, and 28th.   The line-up for August 14th is as follows: Spanish Gold          6 pm - 7 pm The Weeks          7:30 pm - 8:45 … More

Thursday

14
August

Artists’ Forum: Jonathan Rattner & Michael Lapinski




Artists’ Forum is a program in which regional artists discuss the thoughts and processes behind their work. Participants are encouraged to come and be a part of the dialogue about the artistic process. In conjunction with the Frist Center exhibition Watch Me Move: The Animation Show, Nashville … More

Thursday

14
August

Wine & Wishes




Coming soon—the 3rd Annual Wine & Wishes Party and Silent Auction—Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 6:30-10 p.m. at OZ Nashville. Dress in your favorite vineyard causal attire and enjoy delectable wines, savory foods, and great musical guests, Brandon Chase (Season 5 of The Voice) and Jonny … More

Friday

15
August

Kenny Rogers: Through the Years




With driving artistic instinct, a trademark husky voice made for storytelling, polished showmanship and effortless charisma, Kenny Rogers conquered radio, television and film en route to becoming a beloved American icon. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will pay tribute to Rogers with … More

Friday

15
August

Music at the Frist: Ronny Criss & Friends




Singer-songwriter Ronny Criss gathers a number of his songwriting friends for evenings of original music. Born in Arkansas and raised in Chicago, Criss is a talented tunesmith with Southern roots and Midwestern sensibility. Join him and some of Nashville’s newcomers as well as established writers … More

Friday

15
August

Highballs and Hydrangeas




A chic, award-winning event series at Cheekwood with live music by Regi Wooten and friends, cool cocktails, great wines, and art. Try a Highball Stop and smell the hydrangeas. The event will take place rain or shine. … More

Friday

15
August

Kix Brooks




Kix Brooks, Sam Bush, and more will take the Grand Ole Opry stage. The Opry features a dynamic line-up of new stars, superstars, and legends of country music. Unlike a typical concert, the Opry presents eight or more artists on each show, giving the audience a sample of each artist's musical … More

Friday

15
August

Film: O Brother, Where Art Thou?




Inspired by the artistic examination of Surrealism in Real/Surreal: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art now showing at Frist Center — don't miss the three-part film series. Through dreamlike atmosphere, nonlinear storytelling, and delightfully twisted imagery, these films defy … More

Saturday

16
August

Bluebird on the Mountain




Bluebird on the Mountain at Dyer Observatory. Performers are Tom Douglas, Steve Seskin, and Gretchen Peters. … More

Saturday

16
August

Boston: Heaven On Earth Tour




Classic rock heroes Boston hit the road in suppor of their first studio release in nearly 10 years. Catch them when they come to the Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel in Nashville on August 16. Tickets on-sale now. … More

Sunday

17
August

Gridiron & Guitars Music Benefit




Join Titans Moise Fokou, his teammates, Hall of Famer Eddie George, #1 Hit Songwriters Phil O’Donnell, Casey Beathard, Shane Minor and Cora Keller and more surprise guests at the Root 53 Gridiron and Guitars Music benefit. Enjoy delicious buffet-styles food by Riffs, an open bar, meet and greet, … More

Monday

18
August

Tori Amos




Tori Amos has sold over 12 million albums, has played over a thousand shows and has won numerous awards. Since the release of her debut album Little Earthquakes 21 years ago in 1992 where she pushed boundaries with her confessional style of songwriting, Amos continues to be adored, picking … More

Tuesday

19
August

Grand Ole Opry Show featuring Law Enforcement Tribute




Grand Ole Opry Show featuring Law Enforcement Tribute The Grand Ole Opry will be lighting the barn blue during a special law enforcement tribute to help non-profit Spirit of Blue Foundation. Country music star, Craig Morgan, will be performing and leading the tribute as law enforcement officers … More

Thursday

21
August

Live on The Green




Lightning 100 Presents Live on the Green Music Festival on Thursday August 14th, 21st, and 28th.   The line-up for August 21st is as follows: Goodbye June          6 pm - 7 pm Wild Cub          7:30 … More

Thursday

21
August

MultiLingual by New Dialect




On August 21st, contemporary dance collective New Dialect will present their inaugural performance of MultiLingual at OZ Nashville. This premiere event will bring together two of Nashville’s newest contemporary arts organizations and will feature an evening-length work of dance, film and original … More

Friday

22
August

The Art of Beer




The medium of animation allows filmmakers to put their characters in a limitless range of scenarios. Scenes of immoderate consumption of everything from alcohol to laughing gas to honey may trigger a character’s hallucinatory sequence or their outrageous antics. Whether these scenes are intended … More

Friday

22
August

Southern Brewers Festival




The 20th Annual Southern Brewers Festival will be held in Chattanooga, Tennessee was a two day event. There will be over 37 brewers present at this years event. There will also be live music through out each day. Some of the featured artists are moe., Soulive, Gov’t Mule, Aj Ghent, Greensky Bluegrass, … More

Sunday

24
August

The Pink Bride




The Pink Bridal Show is a collection of wedding professionals. Experience everything you will need to create your perfect wedding! Indulge in cake tastings, sample delicious catering options, and enjoy professional, choreographed fashion shows. Get ideas from florists, photographers, venues, and much … More

Tuesday

26
August

A Short Course: American Realism & Surrealism




This three-part class for participants age 18 and older introduces participants to the visual language and meanings of American art within a cultural, historical, political, and social context from 1920 to 1950, focusing on the following movements: The Precisionists, American Scene Painting, Regionalism, … More

Wednesday

27
August

Paula Deen Live!




Come see Paula Deen Live!  August 27 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville. Paula and her husband Michael are going to be whipping up their recipes, sharing stories and playing cooking games with the audience.  Some lucky members of the audience will join Paula on stage! … More

Wednesday

27
August

Jeff Bridges




Jeff Bridges & The Abiders are hitting the road this summer and have announced a dozen new concert dates including the band’s very first east coast outing! Since the release of Bridges’ acclaimed self-titled album on Blue Note Records, the band has been performing live across the U.S. … More

Thursday

28
August

Live On The Green




Lightning 100 Presents Live on the Green Music Festival on Thursday August 14th, 21st, and 28th.   The line-up for August 28th is as follows: All Them Witches          6:15 pm - 7 pm The Features          … More

Thursday

28
August

Sinbad




Actor and Comedian Sinbad arrived on the comedy scene with a “ hit’em in the face” style of comedy that has kept audiences laughing in the aisles for over the past two decades.  He freely admits that he doesn’t knows any jokes, except for the ones that his dad told him “back … More

Friday

29
August

Alan Jackson Exhibit




NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2014 – In a press conference today at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, plans were disclosed for a celebration of country music superstar Alan Jackson’s 25th year in the music industry.   Museum Director Kyle Young revealed arrangements for an … More

Saturday

30
August

3rd annual Nashville Street Food Awards




The Nashville Food Truck Association (NFTA) will present the third annual “Nashville Street Food Awards,”at Nashville Farmers Market.  The “Nashville Street Food Awards,” which is a free, public, all-ages event, will include more than 30 NFTA members participating in a friendly … More

Saturday

30
August

The (61Live) Festival




(61Live) is about one thing: Local. Live. Music. The festival will be featuring an entire day full of the best homegrown music that Nashville has to offer with a dozen bands and other performers throughout the afternoon and evening. In addition to music, we envision a limited number of lively attractions … More

Saturday

30
August

Zzzoofari Slumber




Join us for a unique camping experience as you sleep under the stars just a short distance away from the snoozing animals. Enjoy a variety of activities that include hayrides, inflatables, an animal show, crafts, evening hot dog and marshmallow roast and a full breakfast in the morning.   Zzzoofari … More

Thursday

04
September

Live On The Green




Lightning 100 Presents Live on the Green Music Festival on September 4th, 5th, and 6th.   The line-up for September 4th is as follows: Johnnyswim          6 pm - 7 pm Delta Spirit          7:30 pm - 8:45 pm Cage … More

Friday

05
September

Home Decorating & Remodeling Show




A three-day upscale Consumer Show where you can talk with hundreds of experts in interior and exterior design, decorating, remodeling, landscaping and building. Buy direct, save thousands and take advantage of all the great deals and discounts found only at the this show!    Show Hours:  … More

Friday

05
September

Live On The Green




Lightning 100 Presents Live on the Green Music Festival on September 4th, 5th, and 6th.   The line-up for September 5th is as follows: Daniel Ellsworth & the Great Lakes          5 pm - 5:45 pm Augustana         … More

Friday

05
September

Craft Brewers Festival




Kay Bob’s Grill & Ale presents the 2nd Annual Taste of Tennessee Craft Brewers Festival. Craft Breweries are taking off in Tennessee and this year’s Festival will include more than 35 brewers from across the state!  Memphis, Jackson, Nashville, Franklin, Sparta, Chattanooga, Tullahoma, … More

Friday

05
September

PBR Jack Daniels Invitational




The Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series will return to Bridgestone Arena on Sept. 5-6 for the third year in a row and 16th time overall with the Jack Daniel’s Invitational presented by Cooper Tires. Amongst the Top 35 bull riders in the world will be Tennessee native Cody … More

Friday

05
September

West Side Story




Experience this classic American film as never before when Giancarlo Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony perform Leonard Bernstein’s unforgettable score live. Bursting with drama, excitement and delightful songs — including “Tonight,” “America,” “Somewhere” … More

Saturday

06
September

Live on the Green




Lightning 100 Presents Live on the Green Music Festival on September 4th, 5th, and 6th.   The line-up for September 6th is as follows: Phin         1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Sugar & the Hi-Lows          3 pm - 4 pm Ingrid … More

Saturday

06
September

First Saturday Art Crawl




Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 1,000 people attend this very popular monthly event. Presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, the galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse … More

Saturday

06
September

Taste of Tennessee Artisan Distillers Festival




Tennessee Whiskey, gin, rum, rye, vodka and, of course, moonshine distilleries have been popping up like wildfire across Tennessee since the legislature changed state law in 2009 to expand legal liquor production to fourty-one counties from three.  The Tennessee State Fair is proud to … More

Saturday

06
September

The Piano Guys




Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They’ve made over 35 since joining forces in early 2011, including their hit video, an innovative 10-handed version of One Direction’s … More

Thursday

11
September

The Four Tops




With their unbeatable string of hits — “Baby I Need Your Loving,” “I Can’t Help Myself,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There” and so many more — The Four Tops created the soundtrack for a generation. Don’t miss your chance to see these Motown legends … More

Thursday

11
September

Jay Leno




Jay Leno will be performing at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center this September. He will light up the stage with his hilarious food for thought and words of wisdom.  Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate … More

Thursday

11
September

The Stomp




A void in Nashville’s live music scene will soon be filled by a new monthly concert series, The Stomp. Every second Thursday of the month the rising women in Country music will come together to put on an unprecedented show on the top floor of Soulshine Pizza Factory. Sponsored by Tarter Farm & … More

Friday

12
September

OZ Arts Center 2014-2015 Season




Today OZ, Nashville’s first contemporary arts center, announces its 2014-15 season, which runs September 12, 2014 – June 27, 2015. The season is bookended by premieres, beginning with two performances (September 12 & 13) of Tim Robbins’ interpretation of A Midsummer Night’s … More

Friday

12
September

Jerrod Niemann




The Sea Gayle Records/Artista Nashville artist found huge success this year with his RIAA Gold-certified multi-week number one hit “Drink to That All Night” from his third major label release High Noon . He recently released a remix of the song featuring international superstar Pitbull. … More

Saturday

13
September

Ed Sheeran




Blending soulful vocals with organic folk introspection and irresistible hip-hop hooks, Ed Sheeran is a genuine global phenomenon. The 23-year old British singer/songwriter’s masterful debut album, “+,” entered the UK Albums Chart at #1 with the highest opening sales figures for a … More

Sunday

14
September

Johnny Mathis with the Nashville Symphony




With his unmistakable voice, Johnny Mathis is responsible for some of the most romantic songs ever recorded. When he joins the orchestra for this one-night-only evening of musical magic, he’ll sing the songs you know and love, including “Chances Are,” “Misty,” “Wonderful! … More

Monday

15
September

Leftover Salmon




Digging back into their catalog, Leftover Salmon is excited to celebrate fifteen years of one of their most memorable recordings experiences, The Nashville Sessions. On September 15th their performance at Ryman Auditorium will be a one-of-a-kind reunion and a great opportunity for the band … More

Tuesday

16
September

Once the Musical




Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his … More

Wednesday

17
September

Americana Music Festival & Conference




Each year, the Americana Music Festival & Conference brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars and industry professionals for four days of music and education. The Americana Music Conference features numerous panels, seminars and much more, proudly providing Nashville's … More

Thursday

18
September

American Masterworks




Nashville Symphony Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Victor Wooten, electric bass Barry Scott, narrator Adams - Chairman Dances Conni Ellisor & Victor Wooten - Untitled New Work *Nashville Symphony Commission Copland - Lincoln Portrait Hanson - Symphony No. 2 "Romantic" This … More

Saturday

20
September

Music City Food + Wine Festival




The second annual Music City Food + Wine Festival, will be held September 20-21, 2014, in Downtown Nashville. Grammy-Award winning artists Caleb and Nathan Followill of Kings of Leon, chef Jonathan Waxman, Vector Management's Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn, and C3 Presents (whose festival production … More

Thursday

25
September

Songwriters Under the Stars




This fall event at Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of art features the music of Music City hitmakers, Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.   … More

Friday

26
September

Light Exhibit by Helen Pashgian




Helen Pashgian explores the nature of perception by using natural and artificial light to illuminate reflective, translucent or transparent industrial materials such as fiberglass, polyester resin, plastic, glass and other substances. A pioneer of the Light and Space Movement of the 1960s, Pashgian … More

Friday

26
September

Kandinsky: A Retrospective




Considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Vassily Kandinsky is often credited with creating the first purely non-objective painting. Featuring over 80 paintings, watercolors, drawings and a reconstituted mural, Vassily Kandinsky celebrates some of the most significant aspects … More

Saturday

27
September

Women's Running Nashville Half Marathon and 5K




The 5k starts and finishes alongside the Half Marathon course. Enjoy the scenery as the course through downtown, across the river, around LP Field and back into downtown finishing in front of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Both the half marathon and 5K courses are USTAF certified. All participants … More

Saturday

27
September

Amy Schumer




Comedian Amy Schumer will be performing live at the Ryman Auditorium on September 27, 2014. … More

Sunday

28
September

Dierks Bentley Miles & Music for Kids




Flocks of Riser Birds began descending on Nashville this week to help announce country music star Dierks Bentley's ninth annual "Miles & Music for Kids" celebrity motorcycle ride and all-star concert. Randy Houser, Kip Moore, Jon Pardi  and Chris Young have been tapped as the … More

Wednesday

01
October

Yo-Yo Ma with the Nashville Symphony




One night only! Yo-Yo Ma returns for a very special evening with Giancarlo Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony as he performs Elgar’s Cello Concerto. The orchestra will also perform Brahms’ magnificent First Symphony. This concert is currently only available as part of a season ticket package. … More

Wednesday

01
October

Best of Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson




Legendary prog-rock pioneer Ian Anderson will be releasing a new studio album Homo Erraticus on April 15 on his own Calliandra Records. The album continues with the story of Anderson's favorite enfant terrible Gerald Bostock, from Thick As A Brick (1972) and Thick As A Brick 2 (2012) Ian and his … More

Thursday

02
October

Disney Frozen on Ice




In Disney On Ice presents Frozen, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse take the audience through the magical story based in Arendelle, with special appearances by beloved Disney princesses and favorite characters from Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story and Finding Nemo and Disney’s The Lion King, who come … More

Thursday

02
October

Heroes in Heels 2014




Heroes in Heels is the Maryland Farms After Breast Care (ABC) fashion show. This event will be held at The Factory in Franklin on October 2, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. Breast Cancer survivors will be modeling and walking the runway in celebration of their fight with cancer.   Lead sponsors for this event … More

Friday

03
October

Coffee & Classics-Rachmaninoff's Second




Join the Nashville Symphony for a Friday-morning concert featuring some of the best-loved works in the classical repertoire! This concert is currently only available as part of a season ticket package. Click here to purchase season tickets and learn about the benefits of being a Nashville Symphony … More

Saturday

04
October

First Saturday Art Crawl




Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 1,000 people attend this very popular monthly event. Presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, the galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse … More

Sunday

05
October

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra




Led by Wynton Marsalis, this remarkable group is made up of 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players, and arrangers in jazz music today. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performs a vast repertoire, from American classics to rare historic compositions to newly commissioned works. This concert … More

Saturday

18
October

Rock & Road Relay, Marathon & 5k




The Rock & Road consists of a 5k, a relay marathon covering 26.2 miles for teams of two or four people, and the infamous Crazy Owl full marathon. All the courses cover both trail (ROCK) and paved terrain (ROAD) running through the beautiful hills and vales of Percy Warner Park. Scenic and challenging, … More

Sunday

19
October

REO Speedwagon




After more than 40 years together, REO Speedwagon is still rockin’ night after night. Since their formation in 1967, not a year has gone by when REO didn’t perform live, thrilling fans with hits like “Keep On Loving You,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling” and more. … More

Tuesday

21
October

Chicago with John O'Hurley




A true New York City institution, Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. No wonder Chicago has been honored with six Tony Awards, … More

Tuesday

28
October

Halloween Movie Night: Phantom of the Opera




Get ready for some serious chills and thrills when we screen the 1925 silent movie classic, accompanied by the breathtaking, seat-shaking sound of the Schermerhorn’s Martin Foundation Concert Organ! Starring Lon Chaney in the title role, Phantom of the Opera remains one of the scariest movies … More

Thursday

30
October

The Music of Queen




Experience the majesty of “Bohemian Rhapsody” and all your favorite Queen hits when conductor/arranger Brent Havens and his band join the Nashville Symphony for high-energy fun and incredible music! This concert is currently only available as part of a season ticket package. Click here … More

Friday

31
October

Italian Renaissance art




The first exhibition dedicated to Italian Renaissance art in Nashville since 1934, Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy explores the role of the two major new religious orders in the revival of the arts in Italy during the period 1200 to 1550. The exhibition … More

Saturday

01
November

Under the Big Top




Get ready for the greatest show on earth as the Nashville Symphony pays tribute to the flying, freewheeling fun of the circus. Acrobat Kristen Leophard and dance troupes FALL and The Aerial Fabricators will be on hand to perform amazing stunts, and the orchestra will play festive favorites including … More

Saturday

01
November

First Saturday Art Crawl




Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 1,000 people attend this very popular monthly event. Presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, the galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse … More

Saturday

01
November

Martina McBride




Martina first made the country charts in 1992. Her hit records since then have included such enduring classics as “Wild Angels,” “Safe in the Arms of Love,” “Wrong Again,” “Blessed,” “My Baby Loves Me,” “Life #9,” “Love’s … More

Tuesday

04
November

Evita the Musical




Eva Perón used her smarts and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world — while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health … More

Wednesday

12
November

Straight No Chaser




Straight No Chaser will be preforming at the Ryman Auditorium as part of their Happy Hour tour. This will be one of the many stops along thei journey. If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs … More

Thursday

13
November

A Night at the Cotton Club




Smoky, sultry and swingin’! Enjoy a night uptown as Jeff Tyzik and the Nashville Symphony take a trip back to the heyday of New York’s Cotton Club with this salute to the “Hi De Ho” swing of Cab Calloway and the elegant “Satin Doll” sheen of Duke Ellington. This … More

Sunday

16
November

Christmas with Celtic Thunder & the Nashville Symphony




Ring in the holidays with these sensational Irish performers, who’ve become famous all over the world for their dramatic live performances. It’ll be a night of Christmas cheer unlike any you’ve ever experienced! This concert is currently only available as part of a season ticket package. … More

Wednesday

03
December

Amy Grant & Vince Gill




"Christmas audiences are special," explains Grant. "They tend to involve the whole family, and their emotions are a wonderful mix of anticipation and reverence. It's a thrilling experience for both of us." "These holiday tours have become our favorites," Gill agrees. In … More

Friday

05
December

The Manhattan Transfer Swings Christmas




The beloved vocal quartet makes a stop at the Schermerhorn ready to deck the halls, trim the tree and sing all the Christmas songs that make you feel warm and fuzzy! Enjoy holiday cheer and cool jazz tunes with some of the finest singers ever to grace the stage. This concert is currently only available … More

Saturday

06
December

Amahl and the Night Visitors




Nashville Public Library’s puppet troupe Wishing Chair Productions joins the Nashville Symphony to perform Gian Carlo Menotti’s beloved holiday classic. Ever since its premiere on national TV in 1951, families have enjoyed this moving tale of a disabled shepherd boy who meets the Three Kings … More

Saturday

06
December

First Saturday Art Crawl




Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 1,000 people attend this very popular monthly event. Presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, the galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse … More

Monday

08
December

The Black Keys




Nashville residents, The Black Keys will embark on an extensive North American tour this fall. The tour supports the duo’s highly anticipated new album, Turn Blue, which was released May 13 on Nonesuch Records and is now streaming exclusively on iTunes. This is the eighth full-length album … More

Tuesday

09
December

Jim Brickman: On a Winter's Night




Celebrate the holiday season with Jim Brickman as his On a Winter’s Night tour makes a stop at the Schermerhorn. Jim will showcase new music, along with holiday favorites and the hits that have made him the most charted Billboard® Adult Contemporary artist. With featured musical guests, feelings … More

Thursday

18
December

Handel's Messiah




A Nashville holiday tradition! Celebrate the season with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus as they perform one of the most inspiring works of music ever written in the gorgeous acoustical splendor of Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Handel’s masterpiece is full of passion, drama and passages … More

Friday

19
December

Justin Timberlake




Justin Timberlake will be coming to Nashville in December. This concert it already sold out. Visit his website to see other possible tour dates and venues. … More

Monday

19
January

Tina Barney: The Europeans




Tina Barney: The Europeans presents a selection of 21 sumptuous photographs from the artist’s larger body of work by the same name. With an eye for detail, composition and color, American photographer Tina Barney creates images renowned for their seductive beauty and poignant insight. Between … More

Tuesday

03
February

Kinky Boots the Musical




Kinky Boots is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer … More

Friday

13
February

Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House




This exhibition showcases the renowned collection of Old Master paintings, furniture, porcelain, sculptures, costume and decorative arts from Houghton Hall, one of England’s finest country estates. Located in Norfolk, one hundred miles northeast of London, Houghton Hall was built in the early … More

Tuesday

17
February

Joseph the Musical




One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, … More

Friday

27
February

Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art




Telling Tales assembles paintings and sculptures from the collection of the New-York Historical Society that recount stories relating to American cultural aspirations and everyday life in the early to mid-nineteenth century. The sections, including the thematic groupings History Painting; Scenes of … More

Tuesday

10
March

Pippin the Musical




Join us… for this magical, unforgettable production The New York Times declared “Astonishing!  A Pippin for the 21st Century.” The 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival is back for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago. With a beloved score by Tony … More

Tuesday

26
May

Newsies the Muscial




They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines… Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it “A MUSICAL … More

Friday

05
June

Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945




Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 chronicles the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry from the post-World War II recovery years to present day. Based on new archival research, this elegant and comprehensive exhibition explores the development of both womens and menswear and highlights key … More

Friday

05
June

Jaume Plensa: Sculptures




This exhibition is composed of three large-scale works, exemplifying different aspects of Jaume Plensa’s oeuvre. Plensa creates figurative sculptures from such materials as steel, bronze, alabaster and synthetic resin. His idealized faces and figures reflect timeless philosophical queries about … More

Friday

09
October

Guido van der Werve




Dutch artist Guido van der Werve creates films that juxtapose elements of grace and absurdity, often to whimsical and unsettling effect. In this exhibition, filmed performances of classical dance and music—which have a refined quality of timelessness and traditional refinement—are set in … More

Friday

09
October

Ink, Silk, and Gold: Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston




Ink, Silk, and Gold, presents nearly one hundred works of Islamic art spanning the eighth to the 21st-centuries from the impressive collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. This exhibition offers a chronological and regional story of the dynamic and complex artistic traditions originating from … More

Friday

30
October

Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art




Phantom Bodies, the third in a series of exhibitions about the human body conceived and organized by Frist Center Chief Curator Mark Scala, includes provocative artworks that address themes of trauma and loss, but also affirm the enduring force of the human spirit by conveying material traces, shadow … More