351. Seventeen Things To Do This Weekend In Music City (April 8-10)


Friday is here and we’re ready! How about you? You can get ready with the list of weekend happenings, a Nashville Restaurant, and upcoming concerts all listed below. After that, check out what will occur the following week.

WEEKEND EVENTS

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The Fisk Jubilee Singers will perform at the Ryman Auditorium, on April 9, with special guests CeCe Winans, Sam Moore, Jimmy Hall, Ruby Amanfu, and more. Find more information and tickets.

FISK UNIVERSITY’S SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL
The annual Fisk University’s Spring Arts Festival is happening until April 10th featuring an art performance, musical event, or exhibit to see every single day. Find more information.

TIN PAN SOUTH
From now through the 9th, the largest songwriters’ festival in the world, Tin Pan South, is taking place around Nashville. For specifics about concert venues, the lineup, and tickets head to: visitmusiccity.com/tinpansouth.

NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK
Nashville Fashion Week continues until April 9th. Each night offers a must attend event with industry panels, parties, workshops, and a lot more. nashvillefashionweek.com

GARRISON DAYS AT FORT NEGLEY
Fort Negley will celebrate Garrison Days, April 8-9, with a full day of historic reenactments to show you the life of a soldier during the Civil War. Find more information.

NASHVILLE CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
Nashville’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival will take place, on April 9, at Public Square Park. The events will kick of with a Cherry Blossom Walk at 9am. And later, everyone is welcome to enjoy the festivities that include special demonstrations, the Ginza Marketplace with Japanese products, Taste of Japan with food from local Japanese restaurants, and a lot more. nashvillecherryblossomfestival.org

DAVID FEHERTY LIVE OFF TOUR
You can see David Feherty’s one man show at TPAC on April 9. tpac.org

PROMOCALYPSE
The Cannery Ballroom is hosting Promocalpyse, April 9, allowing patrons to dress like zombies for a night of music and fun. promocalypse.com

EAST NASHVILLE BEER FESTIVAL
Tons of local, domestic, and international beer will be tasted during the annual East Nashville Beer Festival happening at East Park on April 9. eastnashvillebeerfest.com

TWO SON SPRING LAUNCH PARTY
Two Son is hosting their Spring Launch Party, on April 9, with new arrivals, music, cocktails, and more. Check out our post from the other day to see about the social media promotion they will be running throughout the day. twoson.co

NASHVILLE VEGFEST
The inaugural Nashville VegFest will include speakers, chef demos, vendors, and more to celebrate the plant-based lifestyle. The FREE event will occur at Vanderbilt University on April 9. nashvillevegfest.com

POWER AND PEACE WORKSHOP
Well Placed Smiles is hosting a Power and Peace workshop with the theme being Inspiring Women to Live Intentionally in Mind, Body, and Spirit on April 10. Register for the event.

BUTCHER BLOCK PARTY
You can join in the spring celebration happening at Cochon Butcher Nashville, April 10, for a day of crawfish, drinks, and live music. Find more information.

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.

YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
Lipscomb University School of Fine & Performing Arts is hosting You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, on select dates, April 8-16. Find tickets and more information.

DIE FLEDERMAUS
Johann Strauss’ famous opera Die Fledermaus will be performed by the Nashville Opera April 9 at TPAC. nashvilleopera.org

NASHVILLE REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS CHICAGO
Nashville Repertory Theatre’s production of Chicago continues until April 16th at TPAC. nashvillerep.org

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

The Pharmacy Burger Parlor and Beer Garden
The Pharmacy is an old-school burger parlor & beer garden in East Nashville, serving specialty burgers and German wurst. Picnic tables surround their outdoor seating area which allow big groups to congregate at this fine establishment. They also host the People’s Republic of East Nashville’s premier selection of craft American and German beer, housemade sodas, floats, shakes, tap root beer, and sooo much more! The Pharmacy is 21+ after 9pm. Check it out.

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Bleached with No Parents @ The High Watt – April 8
Caleb Hawley, Steve Savage, Chrissi Poland @ The Basement – April 8
Joey Kneiser, Austin Lucas, and Darrin Bradbury @ The Basement – April 8
Black Violin @ City Winery Nashville – April 8
OK Computer – A Tribute To Radiohead  @ The Basement East – April 8
Cash’d Out: A Tribute to Johnny Cash @ Exit/In – April 8
Eric Church, Suzy Bogguss, Phil Vassar, and more @ Grand Ole Opry – April 9
Sad Baxter, Brass Bed, Justin & The Cosmics, Twiggs @ The Basement East – April 9
Mansion In The Slums: A Crowded House Tribute @ The Basement – April 9
New England To Nashville @ The Basement – April 9
An Evening with John Sebastian @ City Winery Nashville – April 9
Fisk Jubilee Singers with CeCe Winans, Sam Moore, Jimmy Hall, Ruby Amanfu, and more @ Ryman Auditorium – April 9
Earphunk @ Exit/In – April 9
Waylon vs. Willie @ Mercy Lounge – April 9
Jeffery James @ The High Watt – April 9
The Rat Pack is Back @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – April 10
Sam’s Place ft. Chonda Pierce, Chris Tomlin, Christy Nockels, The SteelDrivers, and more @ Ryman Auditorium – April 10
Kid Freud @ Exit/In – April 10
Made To Break w/ Ken Vandermark @ The Basement – April 10
Jesse Cook @ City Winery Nashville – April 10
Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear @ 3rd and Lindsley – April 10
LIVE! ON STAGE: JONATHAN RICHMAN featuring TOMMY LARKINS on the drums @ The Basement East – April 10

NEXT WEEK

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

We’re All for the Hall @ Bridgestone Arena – April 12
Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science Tour @ TPAC – April 13
Nashville Film Festival @ Regal Green Hills Cinema – April 14-23
Studio Tenn presents The Ray Legacy: A Tribute to the Soulful Genius @ The Factory at Franklin – April 14-May 1
A Year with Frog and Toad @ Nashville Children’s Theatre – April 14-May 15
Record Store Day @ Throughout Nashville – April 16
Project 615’s Nash Spring Bash @ Centennial Park – April 17

Until next time!

351. Seventeen Things To Do This Weekend In Music City (April 8-10)

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