(Events arranged in alphabetical order.)
Battle of New Orleans Anniversary
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President is celebrating the 201st Anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, TODAY, with FREE admission to all. Better hurry to experience the living history programs, movie marathon, and more. Read more.
NHL All-Star Bridgestone Winter Park
The fun continues at NHL All-Star Bridgestone Winter Park! A Family Day will occur on January 9, and then Sunday Skate: Super Hero Theme on January 10. That’s not all! See the full lineup and fun at: visitmusiccity.com/nhlfanfair.
It’s Who You Know
Chambers Stevens will share the human side of our favorite celebrities during his one man show It’s Who You Know happening at TPAC January 7-9. tpac.org
Progressive Insurance Nashville Boat & Sportshow
The Music City Center will play host to Progressive Insurance Nashville Boat & Sportshow, from January 7th through the 10th, featuring the latest in marine gear, motors, electronics, tackle, and accessories. Read more.
Dome Club Nashville
Adventure Science Center’s monthly series Dome Club Nashville continues, January 9, with a tour of the night sky and laser shows. Read more from the press release.
Families and friends will love to see the massive trucks during Monster Jam at Bridgestone Arena January 9-10. bridgestonearena.com
Closing Exhibits at the Frist and more
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has four very exciting exhibits for guests to see and some of which end this weekend. The first is Ink, Silk, and Gold: Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ending on January 10. The second, Shinique Smith: Wonder and Rainbows which will end on January 10. Third, Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art lasting until February 7. And last, but certainly not least, Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane, Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti closing TOMORROW January 6. AND, the Frist is offering FREE admission to any guest who presents their Nashville hotel room keycard until May 15. For more information about the exhibits follow: visitmusiccity.com/frist.
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents King Lear
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival next production will be King Lear occurring, January 8-31, at Belmont University’s Troutt Theater. nashvilleshakes.org
David Lusk Gallery
The David Lusk Gallery located in Nashville’s Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood is opening two exhibits. Day Into Night by Veda Reed will be one, and Murders, Misfits and Other Unpleasantries by Beth Foley will be the other. Each exhibit will open January 5th and last until February 13. davidluskgallery.com
Edley’s Bar-B-Que unites the Nashville tradition of meat & three restaurants with the best barbecue this side of the Mississippi. The fast casual eatery serves smoked pork, chicken, turkey, brisket, ribs, and wings, as well as fried shrimp and catfish sandwiches. They smoke their meats low and slow and only serve meat that was smoked that day, so you know it’s fresh. Southern sides are prepared fresh daily with special sides according to the season. Edley’s has indoor and patio seating, multiple HDTVs, and a full premium bar.
Steve Earle @ City Winery Nashville – January 7-8
Opry at the Ryman ft. Cam, Del McCoury Band, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, and more @ Rymam Auditorium – January 8
Zach Taylor @ Exit/In – January 8
Noise Pollution: The Music of AC/DC @ The Basement East – January 8
Mozart’s Requiem @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – January 7-9
Kevin Griffin @ City Winery Nashville – January 9
Shane Smith @ Exit/In – January 9
The Almanacks with Dust Ruffles @ The Basement – January 9
Opry at the Ryman ft. Montgomery Gentry, Del McCoury Band, Terri Clark, and more @ Ryman Auditorium – January 9
The Southern Accents present the 4th Annual Petty Night with Special Guests @ The Basement East – January 9
Sam’s Place – Music for the Spirit ft. Hunter Hayes, MercyMe, Mo Pitney, and more @ Ryman Auditorium – January 10
The Andy Woods Band with Twang and Round @ The Basement – January 10
The Features with Farro @ 3rd and Lindsley – January 10
The Dead Deads plus Nightblonde, She The Killer, and Ethan Luck & The Intruders @ Tthe Basement East – January 10
There’s your list for this weekend and see below for a couple events in the coming weeks.
Harlem Globetrotters @ Bridgestone Arena – January 15
Sister Act The Musical @ Tennessee State University’s Performing Arts Center – January 15-31
Ron White @ TPAC – January 16
Hands on Nashville MLK Days of Service @ Throughout Nashville – January 16-18
Let Freedom Sing! @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – January 17
Realizing the Dream ft. Martin Luther King III and Dick Gregory @ Music City Center – January 18
5K4MLK @ East Park Community Center – January 18
Until next time!