Happy first day of March! We’re off to a good start for a great month with all the events happening in the coming week. See below for upcoming events, a Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts. Don’t forget to look at what will occur the following week in Music City.
MUSIC CITY IRISH FEST
The Music City Irish Fest is a two week (March 1-17) long party to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Stages around Music City will host traditional Irish music and theatrical performances to show the culture of Ireland. visitmusiccity.com/irishfest
NASHVILLE LAWN AND GARDEN SHOW
March 2nd through the 5th, the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show will occur at The Fairgrounds Nashville. The theme for this year’s event is Plant a Forest: Gardening for the Future, and there will be numerous gardens and activities for you to enjoy. Find more information and tickets.
THE ART OF SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP: AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP WITH FACE OFF ARTISTS
Makeup artists will compete on stage at TPAC, on March 4, for The Art of Special Effects Makeup: An Interactive Workshop with Face Off Artists. tpac.org
The Nashville Ballet will have their largest fundraiser, Ballet Ball, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center March 4-5. The Ballet Ball Late Party, which is open to the public, features performances from the Nashville Ballet with special guests the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Muddy Magnolias, and Shannon Sanders on March 4. Read more from the press release.
REPTICON REPTILE AND EXOTIC ANIMAL SHOW
Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Show will take place at The Fairgrounds Nashville March 4-5. The event will host over 100 tables filled with unique reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets, and products. repticon.com
GNASHVEGAS CASINO NIGHT & AUCTION
Bridgestone Arena will host the Nashville Predators’ annual Gnashvegas Casino Night & Auction on March 5. The night offers the chance to play blackjack, poker, and more with the players to raise money for non-profits in Middle Tennessee. bridgestonearena.com
You may sample the latest from Tennessee’s food scene during Tennessee Flavors happening at and in support of Nashville State Community College on March 7. tnflavors.org
Steve Rannazzisi, from FX’s The League, will perform at Zanies Comedy Night Club March 2-4. zaniesnashville.laughstub.com
SISTAS: THE MUSICAL BY DOROTHY MARCIC
Z. Alexander Looby Theater will feature Sistas: The Musical by Dorothy Marcic from February 17th to March 5th. Find tickets and more information.
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
The Nashville Predators’ next home game will be, March 4, against the Chicago Blackhawks. To see a full schedule and more information on vacation packages follow: visitmusiccity.com/nashvillepredators.
OVC MEN’S & WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
The OVC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championship will take place, March 1-4, at Nashville Municipal Auditorium. visitmusiccity.com/OVC.
SEC MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Next week, March 8-12, the SEC Men’s Basketball Championship will happen at Bridgestone Arena. You can also take part in FanFare located on Broadway. It’s a free event offering four days, March 9-12, of interactive games and displays, live entertainment, and interviews with this year’s SEC Legends. The celebration is open to fans of all ages. visitmusiccity.com/secbasketball
You can certainly find your next groove at Bajo Sexto. An authentic Mexican taqueria inspired by the street foods found in Mexico and the name derives from the largest bass guitar in a Mariachi Band. Their patio consists of some picnic tables and TVs to watch the game. bajosextotaco.com
Norah Jones @ Ryman Auditorium – March 1
Tedeschi Trucks Band @ Ryman Auditorium – March 2-4
Ronnie Milsap with the Nashville Symphony @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – March 3
Amel Larrieux @ City Winery Nashville – March 3
TobyMac @ Bridgestone Arena – March 3
Mae @ 12th & Porter – March 4
Tift Merritt @ City Winery Nashville – March 4
Lee Fields & The Expressions @ Mercy Lounge – March 5
Los Lonely Boys @ City Winery Nashville – March 5
Voodoo Glow Skulls @ The High Watt – March 7
Deafheaven @ Mercy Lounge – March 8
See below for a couple events in the coming weeks.
Nashville Home & Remodeling Show @ Music City Center – March 10-12
5 Lap Closed Course Driving Experience @ Nissan Stadium – March 11
Carol Burnett @ Ryman Auditorium – March 14-17
The Final Days of Wolfe Tone @ TPAC – March 12-13
Shaping Sound: After The Curtain @ TPAC – March 14
Whiskey Warmer @ Westhaven Resident’s Club – March 11