Glorious Friday has finally shown its presence. Are you ready? If not, don’t worry. That’s what we’re here for. To get you prepared. So, just take a look at what’s happening this weekend, a must-try Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts to plan your unforgettable weekend. Then, check out what will occur the following week. Have fun out there!
3rd Annual Auto Fair and Swap Meet – June 20
The Fairgrounds Nashville is hosting this year’s Annual Auto Fair & Swap Meet allowing you (if you have a ride) to drive your car on the famous Fairgrounds Speedway high banked 5/8th mile oval. AND there will even be a burn out contest, trophies awarded to the top 25 cars, and other fun activities to enjoy.
15th Annual Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival – June 20
This year’s Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival occurs at Bicentennial Mall with live music from Glen Jones, Phil Perry, Angela Winbush, and more. Also, don’t forget to check out Bridging the Gap Mixer June 19th on John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge featuring performances from studio “G” Band and G Starr and Friends.
Black & Brown Comedy Get Down – June 19
TONIGHT Cedric The Entertainer, Mike Epps, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, and more will perform live at Bridgestone Arena for Black & Brown Comedy Get Down.
East Side Shakedown – June 20
The Beast (Basement East) is hosting The East Side Shakedown this weekend with musical performances from James Farmer and Case Bloom. It’s going to be a hip hop, funk, disco party. Best be there!
LOL Nashville – June 20
LOL Nashville, an improv comedy group, will perform at City Winery Nashville on June 20. This is the first time they will perform on the main stage. They’re excited. We’re excited. And so should you.
Movies at the Schermerhorn – June 19
Movies at the Schermerhorn continues this weekend with a showing of Star Trek: Live in Concert. And in case you were wondering they will show the most recent Star Trek, made in 2009, as the Nashville Symphony performs composer Michael Giacchino’s score.
Sundays LIVE – June 21
Witness history come to life during Sundays LIVE at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President. It’s a program which takes place each Sunday during summer and FREE with general admission. This week they feature Southern Gentleman highlighting Jackson’s journey from country bumpkin to leader of Nashville.
SuperCoolFunFest – June 20
If you’re a fan of the 90s then head to Cumberland Park this weekend. Live music will be performed by My So-Called Band, plus there will be games, food trucks, and other fun activities to entertain. (It is a 21 and up event)
Ultimate Beer Run – June 20
Czann’s Brewing Co. will be the starting line for Ultimate Beer Run. It’s a 1.25 mile fun run AND there’s a pre-race party & ultimate after-party.
Taste of Music City – June 20
Nashville’s finest culinary masters will display their goods this weekend at Public Square Park during Taste of Music City. For a full list of participating restaurants, breweries, and distilleries check out our post from yesterday.
This weekend, as you know, is Father’s Day. Treat Dad to something really special and take him to Nashville’s Jimmy Kelly’s Steakhouse. They were founded in 1934 and known for offering some of the best steak money can buy in Music City. We even did a post on their Filet Minot. Read all about it. And then go check it out. Make sure to let us know what you think on Twitter.
Gedeon Luke & The People @ Mercy Lounge – June 19
The White Walls @ Mercy Lounge – June 19
Brian Blade: Mama Rosa @ City Winery Nashville – June 19
Screamin Eagle with Hotel War, The Cunning, and The Tip @ The High Watt – June 19
Josh Rouse with Walter Martin @ 3rd and Lindsley – June 20
Morning Teleportation w/ Bad Cops & The Cartoons @ Exit/In – June 20
Great Lake Swimmers @ The High Watt – June 20
Brendan Mayer @ The Basement – June 20
Young And In The Way @ The End – June 21
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds @ 3rd and Lindsley – June 21
Anders Osourne @ City Winery Nashville – June 21
So there you have it. A complete list of things to do for this weekend. But make sure to follow along next week as we talk about Nashville Pride Festival, BBQ & Brew, and whole bunch more. See you then!