128. Nine Things To Do This Weekend in Music City (August 14-16)


Hey weekend. We thought you never come. But now that you are here, let’s not waste it. See below for what’s happening this weekend, a Nashville restaurant to try, and upcoming concerts to plan your weekend. Then, check out what will occur the following week.

Weekend Events

Arringtongate(Events arranged in alphabetical order.)

Arrington Vineyards Harvest Party – August 15
The annual Arrington Vineyards Harvest Party offers a free day of music, food, and wine, set among a beautiful backdrop of vineyards. Vineyards co-owner Kix Brooks (of Brooks & Dunn) will perform a concert on the vineyard hillside at 6pm. visitmusiccity.com/arringtonharvestparty

The Color Run Night 5K – August 15
The Color Run Night 5K will take place at The Fairgrounds Nashville. It’s an un-timed 5K in which the runners are doused from head to toe in neon colors throughout the course. thecolorrun.com

The Gulch Gives Back – August 13-15
This weekend, The Gulch Gives Back! Multiple restaurants and retailers have partnered together for a weekend of savings, promotions, and fun. The proceeds go to support Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee. middletennessee.wish.org

Music City Hot Wing Festival – August 14-15
Riverfront Park is playing host to this year’s Music City Hot Wing Festival. Patrons will be able to experience live music, cold beer, a championship cook-off, and more. musiccityhotwingfestival.com

Olde Worlde presents The Ugly Duckling – August 15
The Belcourt Theatre will host the last show of Olde Worlde Theatre presents The Ugly Duckling this weekend. See it now, before it’s too late. belcourt.org

Oz Arts Nashville Family Day – August 15
Oz Arts Nashville is hosting their Family Day this weekend featuring an interactive Sound Maze with Rinde Exkert & Paul Dresher. Plus, there will be plenty of fun activities for families to enjoy that will spark creativity, activity, and interaction. ozartsnashville.org

Shark Day Celebration – August 15
Adventure Science Center has partnered with the Aquarium Restaurant for a Shark Day Celebration filled with special activities families and friends will enjoy. So you know, the event will be from 10am-3pm. Read more about the event.

Woodworking and Whiskey – August 15
You can learn how to make your own bourbon flight trays, & taste bourbon from Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery during Woodworking and Whiskey occurring at Fort Houston. forthouston.com

Shakespeare in the Park – August 14-September 13
This year’s Shakespeare in the Park features Henry V and takes place in Centennial Park every Thursday through Sunday until September 13. Hear those classic lines come to life under the summer sun in Music City. nashvilleshakes.org

Nashville Restaurant

Pepperfire Hot Chicken Restaurant 
East Nashville’s Pepperfire Hot Chicken Restaurant just moved into a new location. So, your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to go to their new restaurant and enjoy their amazing cuisine that we love so much. It’s located at 1000 Gallatin Ave. Go check it out and make sure to tell us what you think on Twitter.

Upcoming Concerts

Howie Day @ City Winery Nashville – August 14
The Hank and Cash Legacy @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – August 14
The Protomen @ Exit/ In – August 14
Granville Automatic Record Release Show with Jacob Thomas Jr @ 3rd and Lindsley – August 14
Andy Davis with Paul McDonald @ 3rd and Lindsley – August 14
NEEDTOBREATHE w/Switchfoot, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, and Colony House @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 14
Meth Dad with Jamaican Queens and Math the Band @ The Basement – August 14
Alanna Royale, Kansas Bible Company, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, and Twiggs @ The Basement East – August 14
Navaeh w/ Manic Bloom, Overwatcher and Hidden Hospitals @ The Basement – August 15
Between The Buried And Me @ Marathon Music Works – August 15
Pageant, Scott Wesley and Miss Lauren Pratt @ The Basement East – August 15
East Side Shakedown (FREE) @ The Basement East – August 15
Kentucky Thunder with The Saturns @ 3rd and Lindsley – August 15
Idina Menzel @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 15
Organic Androids Opposite Box @ Exit/ In – August 15
Tim McGraw @ Bridgestone Arena – August 15
Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 16
Highly Suspect with Youth @ The Basement – August 16
Preston Leatherman, Charlie Abbott, Beef Oven, Sex Hotel @ The Basement East – August 16
Bobby Long with Lauren Shera @ 3rd and Lindsley – August 16
As Cities Burn @ Exit/ In – August 16
Gipsy Kings @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – August 16
Rickie Lee Jones @ City Winery Nashville – August 16

Next Week

There you have it. Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Next week we are talking about El Gordo Dinner, Nashville Flea Market: Old School Rules,  and so much more. Make sure to follow along and see you later!

128. Nine Things To Do This Weekend in Music City (August 14-16)

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