Thanks!

Friends! Thank you so much for reading our blog over the last 6 years. It has been great and we hope you enjoyed what we had to say. We have decided to stop posting, but that doesn’t mean the fun stops in Music City. Get out there and explore this wonderful city of ours.

If you ever need help with things to do, we highly recommend checking out visitmusiccity.com. They come up with great lists throughout the year. Also, you can give them a follow on their social channels at:

Twitter – twitter.com/visitmusiccity
Facebook – facebook.com/nashvillemusiccity
Instagram – instagram.com/visitmusiccity
Pinterest – pinterest.com/visitnashville

See you out there, friends.

Thanks!

365. Days of Live Music

Dear friends, we have come to the end of our year and what a year it was. Tomorrow, we have some very exciting news about our dear blog that we think you’re going to love. But for now, and as our final post for this year, we would like to remind you of one of the most beautiful aspects of Nashville – music plays here 365 days of the year. It’s true and each person should take full advantage of that fact. If you download Nashville’s Live Music App you can find out who’s playing when and where, 365 days of the year. Find ways to download it here. Talk to you tomorrow! And thanks for reading.

 

365. Days of Live Music

363. Preds Party in the Park

This town is on FIRE! Our Nashville Predators are doing better than ever and we want YOU to join us in cheering them on. We are hosting a Preds Party in the Park every single game during Round 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Music City Walk of Fame Park. A large screen will be set up to show the games, music from DJ Robert Luke will be played, food trucks will be around, and the Predators mascot GNASH will make appearances. See the schedule below and #StandWithUs.

Western Conference Final Schedule

Game 1
Friday, May 12 (Away Game)
Party starts at 5pm
Game at 8pm

Game 2
Sunday, May 14 (Away Game)
Party starts at 3:30pm
Game at 6:30pm

Game 3
Tuesday, May 16 (Home Game)
Party starts at 4pm
Game at 7pm

Game 4
Thursday, May 18 (Home Game)
Party starts at 4pm
Game at 7pm

*Game 5
Saturday, May 20 (Away Game)
Party starts at 3:15pm
Game at 6:15pm

*Game 6
Monday, May 22 (Home Game)
Party starts at 4pm
Game at 7pm

*Game 7
Wednesday, May 24 (Away Game)
Party starts at 5pm
Game at 8pm

*if necessary

363. Preds Party in the Park

362. Thirteen Things To Do This Week In Nashville (May 10-17)

Mother’s Day will be this Sunday and there are plenty of things to do that will entertain the whole family. See below for the upcoming events, a Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts. Don’t forget to look at what will occur the following week in Music City

UPCOMING EVENTS

76TH RUNNING OF THE IROQUOIS STEEPLECHASE
Percy Warner Park will play host to the 76th Running of the Iroquois Steeplechase on May 13. It’s the premier spring race meet in American steeplechasing and Music City’s traditional rite of spring. Each year, they offer new and exciting ways to view the race. From tailgate spots to skybox suites, guests, and yourself, can find all the options here: visitmusiccity.com/steeplechase.

MOTHER’S DAY
Mother’s Day is May 14 this year. Nashville has plenty of places serving brunch and offering fantastic events to please any hard-working mother. Find details at: visitmusiccity.com/brunch.

MUSICIANS CORNER
Musicians Corner begins this weekend. The free concert series will take place each Saturday from May 13th to June 24th. This year’s lineup includes Rayland Baxter, Margaret Glaspy, John Paul White, and more. musicianscornernashville.com

CHINA LIGHTS
The Fairgrounds Nashville will be lit up with exquisite lanterns, traditional performers, art, and more during China Lights happening May 12-June 11. visitmusiccity.com/chinalights

SAVOR NASHVILLE CELEBRITY CHEF DINNER
The Savor Nashville Celebrity Chef Dinner, benefiting the James Beard Award Foundation and Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee will take place at the Hutton Hotel on May 11. The Host Chef will be Kerri Roach of 1808 Grille who will be joined by Tandy Wilson of City House, Andrew Little of Josephine, Maneet Chauhan of Chauhan Ale and Masala House, and Matt Bolus of The 404 Kitchen. Read more from the press release.

GENEROUS HELPINGS
On May 11, City Winery Nashville will host Generous Helpings ft. some of the best Nashville restaurants serving samples to benefit Middle Tennessee’s Table. Some of the participating restaurants include Fin & Pearl, The Grilled Cheeserie, Tànsuŏ, and Sinema. secondharvestmidtn.org

HISTORIC RURAL LIFE FESTIVAL
Tennessee Agricultural Museum is presenting their annual Historic Rural Life Festival May 11-12. The festival will feature old-time activities, crafts, blacksmithing, and more. tnagmuseum.org

PAULA POUNDSTONE
Comic Paula Poundstone will perform TPAC on May 12. tpac.org

NATIONAL PUBLIC GARDENS DAY AT CHEEKWOOD
Cheekwood Estate & Gardens will celebrate National Public Gardens Day with free admission on May 12. They will have live music, a beer garden, activities, and more to take part in. Read more from the press release.

CLOSED COURSE DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Music City Dream Cars will offer a closed course driving experience at Nissan Stadium on May 13. Find more information.

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?
The popular TV show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, will be performed live, on May 16, during Whose Live Anyway? at TPAC. tpac.org

SHONEY’S 5K FAMILY FUN RUN
Shoney’s is hosting their 5K Family Fun Run on May 13. The starting line will be Nissan Stadium. Find more information.

NASHVILLE BALLET PRESENTS FERDINAND THE BULL
The Nashville Ballet will perform Ferdinand the Bull at Nashville Ballet Studio A from May 14-21. nashvilleballet.com

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

TAVERN ’96
Looking for a new place for lunch, a drink before or after a Preds Game or Bridgestone Arena event? Stop by Tavern ‘96, located just outside the Nissan SoBro Entrance. Be sure to check out the great selection of beer, delicious food offerings and sports programming on a daily basis. Open for lunch, dinner and post-game, Tavern ‘96 is your destination! bridgestonearena.com

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors @ Ryman Auditorium – May 12-13
An American Requiem @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – May 12-13
The Righteous Brothers @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – May 14
Ruth B. Davis @ 12th & Porter – May 14
Phoenix @ Ryman Auditorium – May 15
Georgia On My Mind @ Ryman Auditorium – May 16
New Kids on the Block @ Bridgestone Arena – May 17
Mastodon @ Ryman Auditorium – May 17

NEXT WEEK

See below for a couple events in the coming weeks.
Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender @ Gaylord Opryland – May 18-21
After-Hours Laser Shows @ Adventure Science Center – May 19
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – May 19-21
Capitol District Street Fair @ Germantown’s Morgan Park – May 20

362. Thirteen Things To Do This Week In Nashville (May 10-17)

361. Mother’s Day Events in Nashville

Have you squared away your plans for Mother’s Day? It’s coming up and you know you want to do something extra special for one of the hardest working people you know. See below for some great places offering a special brunch menu this year.

Special Mother’s Day Menus in Nashville

On Mother’s Day, you can select from a special brunch menu at 360 Bistro.

1808 Grille is serving a special brunch menu and 1808 Grille specialties.

Adele’s by Jonathan Waxman will host a special brunch menu for Mother’s Day.

Amerigo Italian Restaurant will be open for brunch, lunch, and dinner this Mother’s Day.

Head on over to Bajo Sexto Taco Lounge this Mother’s Day for holiday brunch and drink specials.

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is offering a brunch buffet and will host a performance by the Martin Family Circus this Mother’s Day.

Del Frisco’s Grille is offering a special Crab Stuffed Lobster Tail meal and $12 Strawberries and Rosé ‘Mom’osa cocktails for Mother’s Day.

Etc. Restaurant will offer specials for brunch and dinner on Mother’s Day.

Stop by Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar for a three-course brunch menu this Mother’s Day.

Enjoy Mother’s Day brunch at Fontanel Mansion. They will have a Southern style buffet perfect for family and friends.

Join the Marsh House inside the Thompson Hotel for Mother’s Day. Now accepting dinner & brunch reservations.

 

Mere Bulles is providing a special menu for Mother’s Day.

This Mother’s Day, Morton’s The Steakhouse will be open for dinner.

Opry Backstage Grill will offer a brunch buffet on Mother’s Day.

You can order from a special super-premium menu at Rodizio Grill this Mother’s Day.

Head on over to Sambuca for a special Mother’s Day brunch. Also, they will have live music from Dallas Strike.

Each Sunday, Sinema Restaurant & Bar offers a Bottomless Brunch.

Table 3 Restaurant & Market is open for brunch on Mother’s Day.

On Mother’s Day, treat mom to a meal at Trattoria Il Mulino which will be open for dinner.

361. Mother’s Day Events in Nashville

360. The Meal That Heals

Enjoy an evening out with great food for an even greater cause during The Meal That Heals presented by the Shalom Foundation on May 13. The event will raise funds to address the desperate medical needs and provide critical surgeries to impoverished children through the Moore Pediatric Surgery Center in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Taking place at Biscuit Love in Franklin, chefs from some of Nashville’s hottest restaurants (to name a few: Karl Worley of Biscuit Love, Maneet Chuahan of Chauhan Ale & Masala House and Tánsuŏ, Patrick Martin of Martin’s BBQ) will prepare a five-course dinner, and live music from The SteelDrivers will entertain guests. Find out more information and buy your tickets here: themealthatheals.org.

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360. The Meal That Heals