97. 18 Upcoming Events in Nashville (August 3-10)


Art lovers will love this weekend. Just take a look at all the events, and upcoming concerts below, and don’t forget to look at what will occur the following week!

EVENTS

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This Saturday, August 6, the First Saturday Art Crawl will celebrate 10 years of showcasing some of the best art in Music City. Join them, from 6-9pm, as art galleries along 5th Avenue offer admission to view their latest exhibits. visitmusiccity.com/saturdayartcrawl

TINNEY CONTEMPORARY 10TH ANNIVERSARY
Tinney Contemporary will celebrate their 10th Anniversary during the First Saturday Art Crawl on August 6. The exhibit they will display to commemorate the occasion is “A Decade in the Making.” Read more from the press release.

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. The upcoming August 6th event features “Meal and A Coke” from Harry Kagan, Ian Bush, and kkbbkb, plus a free live performance from Diarrhea Planet & Gnarwhal at Fort Houston. visitmusiccity.com/saturdayartcrawl

DAVID LUSK GALLERY
The David Lusk Gallery’s next exhibit will be the Price is Right opening August 4th and lasting until September 2nd. davidluskgallery.com

ZEITGEIST GALLERY
On August 6, Zeitgeist Gallery will host a one-night live performance and video installation of FREEBIRD by Brent Stewart and Willie Stewart. zeitgeist-art.com

CINEMA ON EDGE: HOLLYWOOD AND THE COLD WAR
The Belcourt Theatre is hosting a seminar titled Cinema on Edge: Hollywood and the Cold War on August 6. The seminar explores the kind of stories Hollywood told about American political culture during the Cold War. belcourt.org

FIBERS & TEXTILES OF THE FRONTIER
Historic Mansker’s Station is presenting the art of combing, spinning, and weaving the fabrics of the frontier during Fibers & Textiles of the Frontier at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President on August 7. thehermitage.com

OLDE WORLDE PRESENTS THE LITTLE MERMAID
The Belcourt Theatre continues to host Olde Worlde Theatre presents The Little Mermaid every Saturday until August 20. belcourt.org

SOUTHERN BREWERS CONFERENCE
August 3-6, Nashville will be home to the Southern Brewers Conference. The conference will feature educational seminars, social events, and more. Also, multiple breweries around town (like Tennessee Brew Works on August 4) will be hosting specials for attendees. To register and snag a full schedule of events head to: southernbrewersconference.com.

NATIONAL OYSTER DAY
The Southern Steak & Oyster is celebrating National Oyster Day, August 5, with specials from lunch to dinner. thesouthernnashville.com

MUSIC CITY BREWERS FESTIVAL
The annual Music City Brewers Festival occurs, August 6, at Music City Walk of Fame Park. As always, the event features local, regional, national, and international breweries. Also, there will be live music, and food available. musiccitybrewersfest.com

MUSIC CITY HOT WING FESTIVAL
Juicy tender wings, live music, and cold beer will be enjoyed during the annual Music City Hot Wing Festival, on August 6, at Cumberland Park. This year’s lineup includes Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Music City Toppers, AJ & The Jiggawatts, and more. musiccityhotwingfestival.com

WATERMELON THROWDOWN
Nashville Farmers’ Market will celebrate the Watermelon Throwdown, on August 6, featuring a watermelon tasting table, eating contest, seed spitting booth, and more. nashvillefarmersmarket.org

MOVIE NIGHT AT CARNTON: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
On August 5, Carnton Plantation will host movie night featuring Night at the Museum offering you the chance to see a film under the stars. boft.org

NATIONAL IPA DAY
August 4 will be National IPA Day. Nashville’s Flying Saucer will celebrate by tapping seven IPAs throughout the day. Find more information.

NASHVILLE UNDY RUN/WALK
You may participate in the 2016 Nashville Undy Run/Walk, August 6, at Shelby Park. The event goes to benefit the Colon Cancer Alliance. support.ccalliance.org

MUSICIANS CORNER
Blind Boys of Alabama, AJ Ghent Band, Matt Brown, and more will play the first summer show of Musicians Corner, on August 6, at Centennial Park. This free music event will continue every Saturday from now through September. musicianscornernashville.com

NASHVILLE LIBRARY COURTYARD CONCERT SERIES
Every Tuesday for two months, the Nashville Public Library hosts a free concert from 11:45am-1pm. The concerts will take place right in their courtyard starting August 9th and lasting until October 4th. So grab some lunch and enjoy the weather while listening to some great live music. nashvillepubliclibrary.org

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 3
Joe Robinson @ The Basement – August 3
RUSS: Did It My Way Tour @ Exit/In – August 3
Carnival of Madness Tour ft. Shinedown with Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry, and Whiskey Myers @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 4
Andrew Leahey and the Homestead Album Release @ The Basement – August 4
Goo Goo Dolls with special guests Collective Soul and Tribe Society @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 5
Shawn Lacy @ Exit/In – August 5
1964 The Tribute @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – August 5
Jonathan Jackson + Enation @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – August 5
Meghan Trainor with special guests Hailee Steinfeld @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 6
case/lang/veirs @ Ryman Auditorium – August 6
Bondurant w/Gray Watson and The Visions & The Foxies @ The Basement – August 6
The Steppin Stones @ Exit/In – August 6
Twenty One Pilots with special guests MUTEMATH and Chef’Special @ Ryman Auditorium – August 7
Kerosene Halo @ The Basement – August 7
Shawn Mendes @ The Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel – August 7
Barns Courtney @ 3rd and Lindsley – August 7
Blink 182 with special guests A Day to Remember and All American Rejects @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 8
Motion City Soundtrack @ The Cannery Ballroom – August 9
David Bazan @ Exit/In – August 9
The McCrary Sisters @ 3rd and Lindsley – August 10
Deerhoof @ Mercy Lounge – August 10
Mystery Lights @ Exit/In – August 10
The Big 98 presents Guitar-B-Que ft. Kip Moore, Dustin Lynch, Jon Pardi, and more @ Ascend Amphitheater – August 10

NEXT WEEK

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

Classic Cocktails @ City Winery Nashville – August 10
Jesus Christ Superstar @ Tennessee State University – August 12-28
Tomato Art Fest @ East Nashville’s 5 Points – August 12-13
Open House and Season Sneak-Preview @ Nashville Children’s Theatre – August 13
Benjamin Walls presents VISION & Gallery Tour @ Tennessee State Museum – August 13
Making a Murderer’s Dean Strang & Jerry Buting: A Conversation on Justice @ TPAC – August 14
To Avenge Fort Mims: Tennessee and the Creek War @ Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President – August 14

And so much more.

Until next time!

97. 18 Upcoming Events in Nashville (August 3-10)

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