356. Twenty-Two Things To Do This Week In Nashville (May 3-10)


Hump Day! Perfect time to plan your week if you ask us. See below for the upcoming events, a Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts. Don’t forget to look at what will occur the following week in Music City

UPCOMING EVENTS

STREET FOOD MONTH
May, in Nashville, is Street Food Month. Our wonderful food trucks celebrate the occasion through special events like Street Food Thursdays when 18 food trucks gather each Thursday at Fourth Avenue and Deaderick from 11am-2pm. Read more from the press release.

BROADWAY BRUNCH
Nashville Repertory Theatre is presenting their annual Broadway Brunch at City Winery Nashville on May 7. The honorary chair will be former Tennessee Titan Eddie George. broadwaybrunch.org

NASHVILLE DOWNTOWN DERBY BED RACE
The Nashville Downtown Derby Bed Race will take place at 5th & Broadway on May 6. This is a competition where teams build their best “beds” to race. Proceeds go to benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation. donate.tjmartell.org

ADVENTURE SCIENCE CENTER’S SPORTS SCIENCE DAY
The Adventure Science Center will host a Sports Science Day on May 6. Families and friends can take part in science activities with the common theme of sports. Read more from the press release.

STRAWBERRY JUBILEE
On May 6, the Nashville Farmers’ Market will host its annual Strawberry Jubilee featuring fun activities built around celebrating the fruit. nashvillefarmersmarket.org

NASHVILLE TACO FEST
The Nashville Taco Fest will take place at Nissan Stadium May 5-6. The event will feature tacos, food competitions, a kid zone, live music, and more. nashvilletacofest.com

TENNESSEE CRAFT FAIR
The spring Tennessee Craft Fair will be, May 5-7, at Centennial Park. Festival goers will be able to shop from local crafters displaying their goods. The festival is free and open to the public. visitmusiccity.com/tncraft

SEVIER PARK FEST
This year’s Sevier Park Fest will occur May 5-6. The ticketed concert, on May 5, will feature The Lone Bellow. Followed by the free festival, on May 6, featuring the food, art, fashion, and more of the 12South, Belmont, and Hillsboro Village communities. sevierparkfest.com

JOHN CAPARULO
John Caparulo will perform Zanies Comedy Night Club May 4-6. zaniesnashville.laughstub.com

NASHVILLE SHORES
The Nashville Shores will open this weekend on May 6. They will only be open weekends until May 25th when they will start daily operations which will last until August 6th. nashvilleshores.com

KIDZ BOP “BEST TIME EVER”
Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel will host Kidz Bop “Best Time Ever” on May 6. fontanel.com

ERNEST TUBB MIDNITE JAMBOREE 70TH ANNIVERSARY
Ernest Tubb Record Shop will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Midnite Jamboree on May 6. Glenn Douglas Tubb will host the evening. etrecordshop.com

ROCK OUT EAST NASHVILLE
East Park will host Rock Out East Nashville featuring live music, beer, and food on May 6. The lineup includes Los Colognes, J Marco, and more. rockouteastnashville.com

FRIST CENTER – FREE ADMISSION
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has three great exhibits to see at the moment. The first is Secrets of Buddhist Art: Tibet, Japan, and Korea (which will close May 7), the second is Claire Morgan: Stop Me Feeling (which will close May 7), and the third is Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty. AND they are offering free admission to each visitor who presents their hotel room keycard. Also, they will have their FREE Family Festival Day, on May 7, providing an excellent opportunity to see some of their closing exhibits before it is too late. visitmusiccity.com/frist

NASHVILLE BALLET PRESENTS SEVEN DEADLY SINS
The Nashville Ballet’s next production will be Seven Deadly Sins featuring Ten out of Tenn. The show will occur at TPAC May 5-7. nashvilleballet.com

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

IMPARABLES, ADRIAN URIBE Y OMAR CHAPARRO
Imparables features two of Mexico’s top comedians, Adrian Uribe and Omar Chaparro, and will take place, May 5, at TPAC. tpac.org

CHAFFIN’S BARN DINNER THEATRE’S BEAU JEST
Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre’s current show is Beau Jest. You can see the performance from now until May 27th. dinnertheatre.com

STUDIO TENN PRESENTS MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT
Studio Tenn will begin performing Monty Python’s Spamalot at The Factory at Franklin May 4-21. studiotenn.com

OLDE WORLDE THEATRE PRESENTS GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS
Olde Worlde Theatre’s next production is Goldilocks & The Three Bears. You may see the show at the Belcourt Theatre Saturdays, May 6-27. belcourt.org

THE DADA EFFECT: AN ANTI-AESTHETIC AND ITS INFLUENCE
The Fine Arts Gallery at Vanderbilt’s current exhibit is The Dada Effect: An Anti-Aesthetic and Its Influence which will remain open until May 27th. as.vanderbilt.edu

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

MARGOT CAFE AND BAR
At Margot Cafe and Bar, you will find a rotating menu of creative and seasonal French and Italian fare. Served in a comfortable bistro setting, Margot Cafe and Bar offers dinner Tuesday through Saturday and a delightful Sunday brunch.

UPCOMING CONCERTS

A Perfect Circle @ Bridgestone Arena – May 3
Coheed & Cambria @ Marathon Music Works – May 3
Classical Mystery Tour with the Nashville Symphony @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – May 4-6
Bastille @ Ascend Amphitheater – May 5
Rival Sons @ Cannery Ballroom – May 5
Pixies @ Ryman Auditorium – May 5
Luke Bryan @ Bridgestone Arena – May 5-6
Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds @ Ascend Amphitheater – May 6-7
Outcry Tour @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium – May 9
Steve Winwood @ Ryman Auditorium – May 10

NEXT WEEK

See below for a couple events in the coming weeks.
Generous Helpings @ City Winery Nashville – May 11
Historic Rural Life Festival @ Tennessee Agricultural Museum – May 11-12
Paula Poundstone @ TPAC – May 12
National Public Gardens Day @ Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art – May 12
China Lights @ The Fairgrounds Nashville – May 12-June 11
Iroquois Steeplechase @ Percy Warner Park – May 13
5 Lap Closed Course Driving Experience @ Nissan Stadium – May 13
Mother’s Day Tea & Fashion Show @ Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President – May 13

356. Twenty-Two Things To Do This Week In Nashville (May 3-10)

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