365. Happy 365 Day! & 15 Things To Do This Weekend In Music City (April 22-24)


Happy Friday and Happy 365 Day! That’s right. Today marks 365 days worth of post. What a year it has been, too! All the events, restaurants, Nashville Rockstars, and more. We can’t thank you enough for being a reader of 365 Days of Music City. Also, we’ve decided to give you a two day break from all the awesomeness and start back up with #1 on Monday, April 25. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank YOU for always taking the time to read what we have to say. You keep reading, we’ll keep writing!

Until then, enjoy your weekend and like every Friday we present you with  weekend happenings, a Nashville Restaurant, and upcoming concerts below. Don’t forget to check out what will occur the following week, too!

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NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL
The 47th annual Nashville Film Festival continues until April 23rd, featuring over 250 films from 42 countries, and more. New this year is the Nashville Writers Conference taking place April 20-22 featuring some of the best in the business revealing their secrets. visitmusiccity.com/nashvillefilmfestival

FASHION ART MECCA
Nashville designers, artists, and musicians will be showcased during Fashion Art Mecca, happening April 21-25, at multiple Music City venues. There will be gallery crawls, capsule shows, pop up shows, and warehouse parties to experience. fashionartmecca.com

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION WEEK
The Adventure Science Center is celebrating Environmental Education Week, from April 16th to April 22nd, with a special event each day. adventuresci.org

PARTY FOR THE PLANET
On April 22, the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere will celebrate Earth Day during Party for the Planet featuring interactive experiences, special keeper talks, and more. nashvillezoo.org

CATAN CON
Mayfair Games will host their annual Catan Con at Gaylord Opryland, April 22-24, with tournaments, open games, and a lot more. mayfairgames.com

RELAYLIVE
Alanna Royale, Stella//James, Jordan DePaul and other artists will play during the RelayLIVE, on April 23, at Cumberland Park. The event is free and aimed to help fundraise for the American Cancer Society. relay.live

SPRING PLOWING & PLANTING
Families and friends can watch live horse-plowing demonstrations and help plant the first crop of the season during Spring Plowing & Planting at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President on April 23. thehermitage.com

NASHVILLE EARTH DAY FESTIVAL
Centennial Park will once again host Nashville’s Earth Day Festival. The event, happening April 23, will have live music, a beer garden, a green market, and other fun things friends can experience together. nashvilleearthday.org

FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL DAY
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is offering a Free Family Festival Day on April 24. For the occasion, each guest can take part in art-making, live music, performances, and more for free. fristcenter.org

ZANIES COMEDY NIGHT CLUB
This weekend (April 21-24), Zanies Comedy Night Club will feature Affion Crockett, and next weekend (April 28-May 1) they will host Alice Wetterlund. nashville.zanies.com

MANTRA ARTISAN ALES BEER+FARM POP-UP DINNER
On April 22, Eat Like Kings is the place for BEER+FARM Pop-up dinner which includes a five-course dinner complete with craft beer pairings from Mantra Artisan Ales. Read more from the press release.

APRIL WINE LOVE 5-COURSE PAIRING DINNER
Visitors to Nashville may experience a special five-course pairing dinner at the Frothy Monkey Franklin location on April 21, and at the downtown location on April 22. frothymonkey.com

ALES AND TAILS
Nashville Sports Leagues is putting on a special crawfish boil, called Ales and Tails, with festive food, beer, and live entertainment at OneC1TY on April 23. nashvillesportsleagues.com

NASHVILLE BALLET PRESENTS CARMINA BURANA
The Nashville Ballet’s next production will be Carmina Burana taking place at TPAC April 22-24. nashvilleballet.com

EGG
Children of all ages will be fascinated by the production of Egg happening, April 23, at TPAC. tpac.org

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

Varallo’s Chile Parlor & Restaurant
Varallo’s, Nashville’s oldest restaurant, offers a delicious plate lunch which allows guests to choose a meat and two vegetables. Including classic dishes like turkey and dressing, fried catfish, country fried steak and more! Check it out.

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals @ Ryman Auditorium – April 22
Trout Steak Revival w/ FrazierBand @ The Basement – April 22
Brave Town, Keeps, Staying For The Weekend @ The Basement – April 22
The Cleverlys @ 12th & Porter – April 22
The Shadowboxers @ Exit/In – April 22
Hurray for the Riff Raff w/Promised Land Sound & Willy Gantrim @ The Basement East – April 22
David Liebman with Pedrosaxo @ 3rd and Lindsley – April 22
Shelly Fairchild @ 3rd and Lindsley – April 22
Come Away to the Skies @ Ryman Auditorium – April 23
Duncan Trussell @ The Basement East – April 23
No Fun Intended @ The Basement – April 23
Boom Bap ft. Rate Bowls, Case Bloom w/ Special Guest DJ Aktive @ The Basement East – April 23
Scale The Summit @ Exit/In – April 23
WB Givens, Erin Rae w/special guests Kelsey Waldon, Andrew Leahey, James Wilson @ The Basement – April 23
Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue @ 3rd and Lindsley – April 23
Ben Folds @ Ryman Auditorium – April 24
Joco presents: Tribute to A Tribe Called Quest ft. Chancellor Warhol @ The Basement East – April 24
Sweet Tea Dance @ The Basement East – April 24
The Tip, Voltage Hawk, Denman, Sky Temple Blues @ The Basement – April 24
Greg Holden @ 3rd and Lindsley – April 24
The Tip w/ Dr. Boogie @ The Basement – April 24

NEXT WEEK

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

Farm Dinner Series @ Amerigo An Italian Restaurant – April 25-27
Beer Dinner ft. Chef Jay Mitchell @ Tennessee Brew Works – April 26
Mamma Mia! @ TPAC – April 26-May 1
Beer & Cheese @ Jackalope Brewing Co – April 26
Mando Blues Event @ Harp & Fiddle – April 27
Fisk Sesquicentennial Scholarship Gala w/Wynonna Judd, Fisk Jubilee Singers, Kym Whitley, and Eugene Robinson @ Music City Center – April 28
Way Late Play Date: Dystopian Worlds @ Adventure Science Center – April 28
Way Late Play Date: Dystopian Worlds @ Adventure Science Center – April 28
Spring Cocktail Dinner @ Ruth’s Chris Steak House – April 28
Saffire School of Oysters @ Saffire Restaurant – April 28
Music City Spirits & Cocktail Festival @ Throughout Nashville – April 28-30
Shop & Sip Fridays @ Southernaire Market – April 29
St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon @ Throughout Nashville – April 30
Lighting 100’s Marathon Village Block Party @ Marathon Music Works – April 30
A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival @ Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort – April 30

Until next time!

365. Happy 365 Day! & 15 Things To Do This Weekend In Music City (April 22-24)

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