The Story

In 2010, our friend Andrew Terrell (http://www.andrewterrell.net) started this blog in an attempt to learn more about and then share all the amazing things Nashville has to offer. The task became difficult to do alone and in May of 2010, he asked that we help him out.

365-music-logoWe offered 365 Things to Do in Nashvilletwice. For the third year, we decided to change it up a bit and do 365 Days of Music. In the fourth year, we went back to 365 Things to Do. And in our 5th year, we venture into Nashville’s amazing culinary culture. Now, into our 6th year we bring you 365 Days of Music City. Over the course of 365 days we will tell you things to explore, eat, do, listen, play, see, and 365mealslogoexperience in order to show you authentic Nashville. We will highlight events that are coming up in order to provide you with where to be, and what to do in Music City. Restaurants, art galleries, concerts, and festivals will be our playgrounds and written about for your enjoyment. Which leads to our promise – to ensure that each post, everyday, will give you the real Nashville. All you have to do is experience it for yourself. Cool?

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Please enjoy and feel free to contact us at talk@visitmusiccity.com with any suggestions, comments or questions. Thanks!

104 thoughts on “The Story

  1. Angie Brown says:

    One place that seems to get missed quite often (unless you are in 4th grade studying Tennessee history) is the State Museum in the Polk building downtown. Free admission and great exhibits detailing Tennessee’s incredible history.

  2. April says:

    I’m curious if you have a full list somewhere that you’re going by or you just plan on posting things that are typical for the day.

    My fiance and I are spending our anniversary in Nashville and it would be nice to know some things we can do on those days.

    You have a great idea here.

  3. Andrew, Don’t forget about us at Robert’s Western World. Every Friday Saturday nights PBR and Fried Balogna sandwiches – Brazilbilly playing…buying boots off the wall – good ol’ traditional country music in a legendary Nashville Honky Tonk! Sunday morning gospel music and spaghetti westerneers at 2:30pm. Check out our new website for more info. http://www.robertswesternworld.com – We also have a new Honky Tonk Chauffeurs service – a personalized Nashville tour! Great job on the success of your 365 site!

  4. Love the 365 idea! Just wanted to give you a heads up that the 41st Nashville Film Festival will be April 15-22. 2010 at the Green Hills Regal Cinema. Not only will there be tons of films, but it’s also great for speakers, panels, parties, red carpet arrivals, and celebrity sightings!

  5. Shannon says:

    Great idea! I’m a local and still am amazed by all the stuff out there to do that I’m just finding out about. I love being a tourist in my own town. Thanks for doing this!

  6. Julie says:

    I am enjoying your event selections!

    As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, please include the CROF Performance by the Nashville Irish Step Dancers! This year their performance, Celtic Rhythms On Fire, will be on Saturday, March 6th at 7:00pm and Sunday, March 7th at 2:00pm at the Texas Troubadour Theatre (2416 Music Valley Dr.). For more infomation, check out their website: http://www.nashvilleirishstepdancers.com/Pages/PerfCROF.htm

  7. B. says:

    Check out Bad Karma, one of nation’s #1 airsoft fields. More specifically, Noob Day is coming up on March 20. There will be vendors on site with available gun rentals such as Nashville Airsoft (assuming I’m understanding this right). You may need to make your rental reservation ahead of time, though. There’s a ton of info on their website and message boards. Definitely worth a look!

  8. What about horseback riding in Nashville? A Cowboy Town (www.acowboytown.com) offers horseback riding all year, in addition to other fun activities!

  9. The Commodore Grille , 42 year old music venue located in the Holiday Inn West End Ave. Nashville . Never a cover and always a room full of Nashville songwriters and artist. This place has been a music tradition in tow for a long time. Located across from the Parthenon. Shows start at 7pm nightly. till midnight. from steaks to seafood, full menu and great prices.

  10. What Horse? says:

    Don’t forget Steeplechase 2010!

    Check out my blog at WhatHorse.com for everything you need to know about the chase.

  11. Check out Bad Karma, one of nation’s #1 airsoft fields. More specifically, Noob Day is coming up on March 20. There will be vendors on site with available gun rentals such as Nashville Airsoft (assuming I’m understanding this right). You may need to make your rental reservation ahead of time, though. There’s a ton of info on their website and message boards. Definitely worth a look!
    +1

  12. I recently came across your website and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my very first comment. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this site very frequently.

  13. Aaron says:

    I love the idea of this site and have been checking it daily for the past 3-4 months. I live about an hour away from Nashville and visit about once a week or so and always make sure to check the site before I go for suggestions on where to eat lunch or dinner. You’ve helped me find some of my favorite places in Nashville.

    Question…
    What happens once you get to 365?

    1. aschepman says:

      Hey Aaron,

      I’m so happy you have enjoyed this site! It’s been a lot of fun exploring the city where I grew up in a new light. As for your question, it’s a good one! I guess it depends on a variety of factors like if the readership is still interested in the site. So, I guess we’ll have to see!

      1. Aaron says:

        Ah, new question… I noticed it the first time I saw the site, but does the little smiley face in the top right corner mean anything or was it done just for fun? or did you know it was there?

      2. aschepman says:

        Hey Aaron,

        I have noticed the little smiley face. I think it’s just apart of the blog background when we chose it. Not really sure how to get rid of it!

  14. Kelly says:

    as one of the many transplants to Nashville, I love this site. I especially appreciate free or low cost activities, and would suggest adding a day dedicated to disc (frisbee) golf. My husband and I started doing it after getting tired of paying greens fees. Its lots of fun, and the crowd is much more diverse than I ever would have thought!

  15. I can see that you are an expert at your field! I am launching a website soon, and your information will probably be very useful for me.. Thanks for all your help and wishing you all of the success.

  16. Hey I am check out your website good stuff. What restaurant have great food and a romantic atmosphere? My husband is coming home on R&R for his 4th deployment tour this fall. We are wanting to stay a night and a day there when he gets off the plane. When we have gone to Nashville we’ve have had our children. So I am not sure what to do with just the two of us. I was wondering if you have any great suggestions ?
    Thanks so much.

  17. Hi! :) Is it OK if I ask something kinda off topic? I’m trying to view this page on my new iPad but it won’t show up properly, do you have any solutions? Should I try and find an update for my software or something? Thanks in advance! Jennine x :)

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  25. Nashvillian Since 1959 says:

    You have done an amazing job of compiling the list of 365 Things To Do In Nashville. Once you have reached 365 how about going back and replacing the one-time events with recurring activities and publishing a book? I have seen 365’s for other cities and your list has by far set the standard!

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