344. Thirteen Things To Do In Music City (April 1-3)


There’s nothing to do this weekend in Nashville … April Fools! There is plenty to do. Just take a look below for a list of weekend happenings, a Nashville Restaurant, and upcoming concerts. After, check out what will occur the following week. Have fun out there!

WEEKEND EVENTS

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The first GRAMMY Museum Gallery™ in the world is NOW OPEN in Nashville at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum! For the occasion there will be a grand opening celebration, April 2, complete with live music, food trucks, giveaways, and other fun activities families will love. Tickets are half-price ($12) all day and kids 10 and under get in free. Find more information.

EDGEHILL ROCKS
You are welcome to join the party for Edgehill Rocks on April 2. There will be outdoor music, food, and all located on Villa Place in Edgehill Village. edgehillrocks.com

6TH ANNUAL NASHVILLE OUTDOOR RECREATION FESTIVAL & EXPO
Tons of retailers like Cumberland Transit, REI, Paddle UP, and more will participate in the 6th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreations Festival & Expo on April 2. Find more information.

THE TRIPLE SIP
The Nashville Farmers’ Market is hosting The Triple Sip, on April 1, with a great wine selection for patrons to try, local restaurants offering samples of their goods, and a silent auction. The event will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville. rmhcnashville.com

BELMONT JAZZ FESTIVAL
From March 28th through April 2nd, Belmont University will host concerts nightly during the Belmont Jazz Festival. belmont.edu

WALK IN THEIR SHOES
Registration is free for the Walk in their Shoes event which hopes to bring awareness, raise funds, and support the survivors of sexual violence. The event will take place at Bicentennial Park on April 2. Register for the event.

ALL-AMERICAN ECLIPSE
On April 2, the Adventure Science Center is offering a full day of space and eclipse-themed activities to prepare us for the Total Solar Eclipse (details: visitmusiccity.com/eclipse) on August 21, 2017. adventuresci.org

THE ADDAMS FAMILY
From April 1st through the 10th, the Belmont Musical Theatre will present The Addams Family at Belmont University’s Troutt Theater. Find tickets and more information.

BIG BAD WOLF
Regions FREE Day will be at TPAC, April 2, featuring a production of Big Bad Wolf. tpac.org

SOUVENIRS – NEW DIALECT
OZ Arts Nashville’s next show is Souvenirs by New Dialect featuring original contemporary dance works with live music by Lev LJOVA Zhurbin and Mikael Karlsson happening April 1-2. ozartsnashville.org

ART GOES ALTERNATIVE
The Rosewall will present over 50 customized skateboard decks by local and national artists such as Nathan Brown, Greg Mike, Stephen Watkins, Layla Ellis, Igor’s Custom, Straw Castle, and more during Art Goes Alternative on April 3. mstreetnashville.com

FIRST SATURDAY ART CRAWL
Step inside Music City’s art world with First Saturday Art Crawl. The first Saturday of every month, 6-9pm, art galleries around Nashville offer free admission to view their latest exhibits. visitmusiccity.com/saturdayartcrawl

ARTS & MUSIC AT WEDGEWOOD/HOUSTON
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. visitmusiccity.com/saturdayartcrawl#WeHo

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

Burger Up
Burger Up sources as many products as possible on their menu from local farms that treated their animals well and used sustainable farm practices. It is a thoughtful burger restaurant organization that is committed to fostering a culture rich in growth, empowerment, and respect for one another and our community. Plus guests may order from their gluten-free menu offering delicious creations that are sure to satisfy. Check it out.

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Moon Taxi @ Ryman Auditorium – April 1
My So-Called Band: The Ultimate 90’s Prom! @ The Cannery Ballroom – April 1
Andy Hull @ Exit/In – April 1
Black Stone Cherry Record Release Show @ Marathon Music Works – April 1
North Mississippi Allstars @ City Winery Nashville – April 1
A Musical Celebration for Clarksville @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – April 1
Jenny & Tyler with Matt Hires @ The High Watt – April 1
ALXXA w/ The Love Elektrik @ The Basement – April 1
Mr. Moon presents The Music of Boogie Nights @ 12th & Porter – April 1
Slick, Smoking Flowers, BREE @ The Basement – April 1
Dr. Dog @ Ryman Auditorium – April 2
Backup Planet & CBDB with Gravy @ Mercy Lounge – April 2
Hillbilly Casino @ The High Watt – April 2
Guilty Pleasures @ The Basement East – April 2
Bombino @ Exit/In – April 2
Dynamo, Naughty Professor, Hunter Tones @ The Basement – April 2
Black Market Research @ 12th & Porter – April 2
Hey Monea & Paul Pfau @ The Basement – April 2
Joe Purdy @ City Winery Nashville – April 2
G. Love & Special Sauce @ 3rd and Lindsley – April 3
Sunn O))) @ Exit/In – April 3
River Kitten, Emma Hern, Leah Blevins, Miss Lauren Pratt @ The Basement – April 3
Sir Elton John’s Birthday Bash ft. The Rocketmen @ City Winery Nashville – April 3
Fish Michie & Kristian Dambrino @ City Winery Nashville – April 3

NEXT WEEK

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

Fisk University’s 87th Annual Spring Arts Festival @ Fisk University & Ryman Auditorium – April 4-10
Nashville Predators Paint Party Night @ Bridgestone Arena – April 5
Tin Pan South @ Throughout Nashville – April 5-9
Nashville Fashion Week @ Throughout Nashville – April 5-9
Hats Off to John Overton: 250th Birthday Celebration @ Historic Travellers Rest – April 7
Nashville Opera presents Die Fledermaus @ TPAC – April 7 & 9
Innovo Management presents A Benefit for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital @ 12th & Porter – April 8
Garrison Days at Fort Negley @ Fort Negley – April 8-9
You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown @ Libscomb University – April 8-16 (select dates)
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival @ Public Square Park – April 9
East Nashville Beer Festival @ East Park – April 9
David Feherty Live Off Tour @ TPAC – April 9
Change the Tune @ Marathon Music Works – April 9
Nashville VegFest @ Vanderbilt University – April 9
Promocalypse @ The Cannery Ballroom – April 9
Butcher Block Party @ Cochon Butcher Nashville – April 10

Until next time!

344. Thirteen Things To Do In Music City (April 1-3)

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