Plenty to do over the next week. How do we know? Because we looked below at the events, a Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts. Don’t forget to check out what will occur the following week, too!
GOO GOO SUMMER CHEF SERIES
From July through September, the Goo Goo Shop will be celebrating their Summer Chef Series as local chefs produce their best version of the classic combination candy bar and display it for all to try. googoo.com
NASHVILLE SCENE’S BURGER WEEK
From July 18th through the 24th, multiple restaurants around Middle Tennessee will offer their best version of the burger for only $5 during Burger Week presented by the Nashville Scene. Some of the participating restaurants include Embers Ski Lodge, Puckett’s Grocery, City Winery Nashville, and Bar Louie. burgerweek.nashvillescene.com
The Nashville Zoo’s annual Ice Day occurs, July 23, featuring fun activities, ice cream eating contests, an inflatable water slide, and more. nashvillezoo.org
Lucky Ladd Farms will celebrate Watermelon Festival on July 23. Free slices of the summer favorite will be passed around while children play in the splash zone, on inflatable slides, and more. luckyladdfarms.com
NASHVILLE FLEA MARKET: AMERICANA COOL
The Nashville Flea Market will be open, July 22-24, at The Fairgrounds Nashville. This weekend’s theme is Americana Cool. thefairgrounds.com
Aries Spears, star of MADtv, will perform at Zanies Comedy Night Club July 22-24. zaniesnashville.laughstub.com
ELLISTON PLACE STREET FEST
To celebrate Exit/In’s 45th anniversary they are hosting a special Elliston Place Street Fest featuring the music of Diarrhea Planet, The Delta Saints, The Features, and more on July 23. exitin.com
Acme Radio’s monthly songwriter series, Acme Unplugged, features Steve Cropper and friends taking place on July 25. We will be live tweeting the show, which starts at 7pm, and encourage everyone to join along. visitmusiccity.com/acmeunplugged
ARRINGTON VINEYARDS’ WINE TASTING DINNER
Arrington Vineyards is hosting a seven-course dinner at Bob’s Steak & Chop House on July 26. See the menu and make a reservation by calling 615-761-3707.
BLUEGRASS NIGHTS AT THE RYMAN
The Ryman’s annual concert series, Bluegrass Nights at The Ryman, features the best in the Bluegrass world. The next show will be Thursday, July 21, featuring The SteelDrivers. Followed by Ricky Skaggs on July 28. ryman.com
The Country is a unique, friendly, neighborhood bar, and music venue that is a nod to all things Nashville. They celebrate the local and regional breweries by serving some fine selections on draft at their back bar. Their menu offers Southern-inspired dishes, and they have a stage built for Music City songwriters. thecountrynashville.com
AWOLNATION @ Carl Black Woods Amphitheater – July 21
Michael Franti & Spearhead @ War Memorial Auditorium – July 22
Dave Barnes @ Ryman Auditorium – July 23
5 Seconds of Summer @ Bridgestone Arena – July 23
Firekid with Becca Mancari @ 3rd and Lindsley – July 24
Culture Club @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – July 26
There’s your list for this weekend and see below for a couple events in the coming weeks.
Way Late Play Date: Star Wars vs. Star Trek @ Adventure Science Center – July 28
WWE Smackdown @ Bridgestone Arena – August 2
MAFIAoZA’s Music City Brewer’s Festival @ Music City Walk of Fame Park – August 6
First Saturday Art Crawl @ 5th Avenue of the Arts – August 6
Art & Music @ Wedgewood/Houston – August 6
Until next time!