324. Fourteen Things To Do This Weekend In Music City (March 11-13)


Time to play! It’s the weekend and you deserve a break. Look below for a list of weekend happenings, a Nashville Restaurant, and upcoming concerts. After, check out what will occur the following week.

WEEKEND EVENTS

ADELICIA’S BIRTHDAY skyline from 4th 2015
Adelicia Acklen’s, the lady of Belmont Mansion, birthday is March 15! To celebrate, Belmont Mansion is hosting special events, open house tours, and more on March 13. belmontmansion.com

CUTAWAY® CRAWFISH BOIL
Tennessee Brew Works is hosting their Cutaway® Crawfish Boil, March 12, featuring crawfish boiled in their Cutaway® IPA by Chef Jay Mitchell, craft beer, and live music. Read more from the press release.

EXHIBITS AT THE FRIST
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has two very exciting exhibits to see at the moment. That includes Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 years of Art and Collecting and Guido van der Werve: Nummers 2 6 8 14. Plus, they will open The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography and Film on March 11. 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.

FUNNY VALENTINES
Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre’s current show is Funny Valentines. The show takes place from now until March 13th. dinnertheatre.com

JOHN WITHERSPOON
Famous comedian, John Witherspoon, will be at Zanies Comedy Night Club March 10-12. zaniesnashville.com

LUCKY STACHE BASH
Ying Yang Twins, Mr. Collipark, and more will headline this year’s Lucky Stache Bash at the Greenhouse on March 12. luckybash.com

MUSIC CITY CLOVER CRAWL
Join along the Music City Pub Crawl’s Clover Crawl taking place, March 13, down 2nd Avenue and Lower Broadway. musiccitypubcrawl.com

MUSIC CITY IRISH FEST
The Music City Irish Fest is Nashville’s largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration happening March 12. The street festival on Demonbreun Hill offers 12 hours of live Irish music and dance, family fun, Irish traditions, and more. And it’s all FREE! visitmusiccity.com/irishfest

NUIT BELGE – AN EVENING OF BELGIAN BEERS AND NASHVILLE CUISINE
Marathon Music Works will host Nuit Belge, March 12, showcasing some of Nashville’s best restaurants like Husk, Prima, Sinema, and others offering small plates paired with Belgian beer. nuitbelge.com/nashville

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
TPAC will host Cameron Mackintosh’s production of The Phantom of the Opera from March 9th through March 20th. tpac.org

PI DAY
The Adventure Science Center will celebrate their annual Pi Day celebration, March 12, with special activities any family will enjoy. Read more from the press release.

ROSA PARKS AND THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT
See the heroic story of Rosa Parks and her stand against injustice come to life at the Nashville Children’s Theatre from now until March 13th. nashvillechildrenstheatre.org

SEC MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
The SEC Men’s Basketball Championship is HERE! From March 9th through the 13th, visitors may enjoy 12 games at Bridgestone Arena and the free FanFare located on Nashville’s Lower Broadway. visitmusiccity.com/secbasketball

YAZOO BREWING COMPANY BARELY A ST. PADDY’S DAY 4K
You’re welcome to join in Yazoo Brewing Company’s Barely A St. Paddy’s 4K, on March 13, starting at Beyond the Edge in East Nashville. yazoobrew.com

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

Café Coco
Café Coco offers fresh foods, catering, and coffee 24 hours a day. This fun and electric meeting place blurs the distinction between coffee house, music venue, and restaurant/caterer. Known for its jovial atmosphere and laid back charm Café Coco is all this and much more. Tucked within Elliston Place, Music City’s “Rock Block” the tables spill out onto the covered front patio, side veranda and Back Stage Bar stretching the boundaries of this old house. Hours: 24 hours a day.

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Freakin’ Weekend VII ft. BUlly & Twin Peaks, The Great Lakes, and Diarrhea Planet @ Exit/In – March 10, 12, & 13
Madeleine Peyroux @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – March 11
Modern Vices w/ The Dawn Drapes @ The Basement – March 11
CeeLo Green @ Exit/In – March 11
Dylan Earl, Natural Forces, BJ Barbee, Mail the Horse @ The Basement – March 11
John Prine @ Ryman Auditorium – March 11-12
Jake Etheridge, The Rebel Roads @ The Basement – March 12
Secret Club, Good English, Frances and the Foundation @ The Basement – March 12
The 12th & Porter House Show @ 12th & Porter – March 13
Ra Ra Riot @ Exit/In – March 13
Freakwater @ The Basement – March 13

NEXT WEEK

There’s your list for this weekend and see below for a couple events in the coming weeks.

Andrew Jackson’s 249th Birthday @ Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President – March 15
Sips & Stanzas: Ladies First Changing the Face of the Music Industry @ Renaissance Nashville Hotel – March 17
St. Patrick’s Day Watch Party of Cheltenham Challenge @ Sam’s Place – March 17
Spring Night Market @ Nashville Farmer’s Market – March 18
Family Wash and Tennessee Brew Works Beer Dinner @ Family Wash – March 14
Miura and Clos Pissarra @ 360 Bistro – March 16
Traditional Irish Tasting Dinner @ Saffire Restaurant – March 17
St. Patrick’s Day @ Cafe Fontanella – March 17

Until next time!

324. Fourteen Things To Do This Weekend In Music City (March 11-13)

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