59. Ten Things To Do in Music City This Weekend (June 5-7)


Hello weekend. We missed you. But now that you’re here let’s have some fun. Go ahead and see what’s happening this weekend, a must-try Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts to plan a great weekend. Then, check out what will occur the following week. Have fun out there!

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(Events arranged in alphabetical order.)

2nd Annual Block Party – June 6
It’s time for Tennessee Brew Works Block Party. This year features live music from Modoc, Behold the Brave, Sinclair, and Backup Planet. Also, you may enjoy beer releases and food prepared by Chef Jay Mitchell.

Arts & Music at Wedgewood/Houston – June 6
Art enthusiasts will love to take part in Arts & Music at Wedgewood/Houston. The event takes place every first Saturday of every month featuring a ton of galleries that display new groundbreaking art plus live music. Here are some of the exhibits featured this Saturday:

David Lusk Gallery
Mash-Up: Artists Do Cardboard

Sherrick & Paul
Wendy White

Zeitgeist Gallery
New Personal Best by John Donovan
Letting Go by Jessica Wohl

Craig Ferguson’s Hot & Grumpy Tour – June 5
If you’re looking for a laugh then check out Craig Ferguson’s Hot & Grumpy Tour at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

First Saturday Art Crawl – June 6
Step inside Music City’s art world with First Saturday Art Crawl. The first Saturday of every month, from 6-9pm, art galleries around Downtown Nashville offer FREE admission to view their latest exhibits. This weekend features the following exhibits:

The Arts Company
Thinking Theatrically by Charles Keiger
Magical Realism: A Nashville Perspective

The Rymer Gallery
New Work from John Jackson
… Me Not: Catherine Forster

Tinney Contemporary
Romancing Banality

Fontanel Silo Music Series – June 6
On select Saturdays, from June 6th through October 24th, guests can enjoy live music at Fontanel Mansion during their new Silo Music Series. The next concert will be this Saturday. AND they also just opened up the Fontanel Natchez Hills Winery Tasting Room and Whites Creek Bistro. There, you can taste a selection of Natchez Hill “Old World” style wine, purchase wine by bottle or glass, and more. Go early and check them both out!

Italian Style: Fashion since 1945 – June 5
TODAY, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts will open the new Italian Style: Fashion since 1945 exhibit chronicling the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry from the post-World War II recovery years to the present day.

Porter Flea Summer Market – June 6
Track One Building will be the home of Porter Flea Summer Market with talented designers and makers from the Nashville community. It’s a great shopping tradition and will feature everything from apparel to furniture.

Survivorville – June 5-7
Women survivors of cancer will celebrate together through multiple events that include a golf tournament, 5K, and more during Survivorville in Nashville.

Unearthing Nashville – June 7
Journey to Old School Farm as Sinema Restaurant & Bar has partnered with them to bring a special three-course family style dinner plus cocktails, live music, and more.

Zanies Comedy Night Club – June 5-7
The comedic musical act, The Dan Band, will play live at Zanies Comedy Night Club June 5th through the 6th. And, on June 7, Janeane Garofalo will perform.

Nashville Restaurants

Saint Anejo
Just the other day we went over to Saint Anejo and had a blast. They have those amazing large windows that open, letting in the summer sun and offering the perfect breezes for relaxing with friends while having an amazing meal. One of our favorite dishes happens to be the Mango & Shrimp Quesadillas. Check it out, and make sure to let us know what you think on Twitter.

Upcoming Concerts

Nashville Symphony FREE Community Concerts @ Bicentennial Mall State Park – June 5
Cowboy Mouth @ Exit/ In – June 5
Other Lives @ 3rd and Lindsley – June 5
Thompson Square ft. Dustin Lynch and more @ Marathon Music Works – June 5
The Jeff Austin Band @ City Winery Nashville – June 6
Milo Greene @ 3rd and Lindsley – June 6
Joe Ely @ City Winery Nashville – June 6
Kill Paris @ Exit/ In – June 6
City Winery & Nashville Jazz Orchestra @ City Winery Nashville – June 7
The Lonesome Trio @ 3rd and Lindsley – June 7
The Gad Gods, Ethan Luck & The Intruders, and more (FREE show) @ The Basement East – June 7
Tech N9ne @ Exit/ In – June 8
Turbo Fruits @ Marathon Music Works – June 8
Stars for Second Harvest @ Ryman Auditorium – June 9

Next Week

We hope everyone has a great weekend. And save your energy, because you’re going to need it. Next week starts CMA Music Festival, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, and whole bunch more. See you then!

59. Ten Things To Do in Music City This Weekend (June 5-7)

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