This Week in Music
Still working out the schedule on these. Dropped the ball on last night. Hope y’all made it out to the Family Wash to see Lily Hiatt and Thelma & The Sleaze. Work in progress. Just updated the rest of the week.
Set your DVR’s to record the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Special guest appearance from some former Nashvillians.
John Byrd | Taco Tuesday @ Charley Bob’s | $3 Beer + $0.50
Quaint diner that has been in operation since 1972. Sneak preview for half of the Legion show. Get some cheap dancing fuel in your bellies.
1330 Dickerson Pike
Farmer & Adele + John Byrd | Honky Tonk Tuesday @ American Legion Post 82 | 8:00 | Free
Always a great show. Cheap drinks. Great music. Dancing. What more do you need?
3204 Gallatin Pike
Korby Lenker + Kristin Andreassen | The Basement Nashville | Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 pm | $7 Advance, $10 door
Good music. http://KorbyLenker.com/ http://KristinAndreassen.com/
The Basement Nashville | 1604 8th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Drew Kohl | Album Anniversary Party | The Country | Wednesday, May 4, 9:00 pm | Free
Come and celebrate the one-year anniversary of Drew Kohl’s debut album ‘Sweetheart’ at The Country in Nashville! “A bluegrass-driven folk record of twangy love songs” With sets by Kiely Shclesinger and Taylor Alexander & Tennessee Tapwater.
The Country Nashville | 110 28th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Lindsy Davis | Art on Target | Red Arrow Gallery | Thursday, May 5, 7:30 pm | Free
Joe Nolan of the Nashville Scene will be interviewing the current artist, Lindsay Davis, about her exhibit Negative Space: The Perception of Depth. Very interactive, so come with your own questions. If you haven’t been to the new and improved location, come see.
The Red Arrow Gallery | 919 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37206
The Howlin’ Brothers et. al. | American Legion Post 82 | Thursday, May 5th, 8:00 PM | Free
Come see The Howlin’ Brothers, Colin O’Brien, Anna Lindsay Sellers, and Nick Woods at my favorite place in town.
American Legion Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37216
Lighting 100 Thunderground | | The Basement East | Thurdsay, May 5th, 8:00pm | $3
This is a relatively new series Lightning 100 is hosting. I’ve yet to make it to one, but it is a great venue. Hope to swing by on the way home from the art talk to check it out. Fetturing Adia Victoria, Super Shaker, and more.
The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, TN
Hope Partlow | Douglas Corner Cafe | Friday, May 6th, 6:00 pm
Haven’t been here in a while and I’ve been meaning to check out Hope live.
Douglas Corner Cafe | 2106 8th Ave S # A Nashville, TN 37204
Tim Carroll Rock and Roll Happy Hour | The 5 Spot | Friday, May 6th, 6:00-8:30 | Free
In his fifth year doing the show, the weekend officially starts here. Two and a half break-free hours of original tunes. Half-priced drinks. Tough to beat.
1006 Forrest Ave, Nashville, TN 37206
First Fridays | Bobby’s Idle Hour | Friday, May 6th, 8:00 pm | Free
Featuring Lindsay Ellyn, Ashley Sofia, and Peyton Parker. Come to the only bar on music row. The popcorn is microwaved. Beer is cheap and cold. As always, vienna sausages are market price.
1028 16th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37212
Emmylou Harris + Parry Griffin + Buddy Miller + Kate York | City Winery | Friday, May 6, 8:00 pm
What a lineup! As if you needed another reason to go, the proceeds benefit Bonaparte’s Retreat, Emmylou’s project to foster and match shelter dogs with forever homes.
609 Lafayette St. Nashville, TN 37203
Blues Traveler + Kansas Bible Company + Isaac Hayden| Sevier Park | Friday, May 6th, 7:00 pm | $25
Tickets required and available here.
Crawfish Boil | McCabe’s Pub | Saturday, May 7th 3:00-8:00 pm | $35 (Cash Only)
Tickets are $35 (CASH ONLY) and include all-you-can-eat crawfish and smoked sausage, 3 drink tickets and live music entertainment.100% of the proceeds will be donated to the LAM Foundation in honor of Stefanie and all of the other ladies in the world who suffer from the rare lung disease Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (lim-fan-gee-o-ly-o-my-o-ma-to-sis) or LAM which results in cystic destruction of the lungs. Because of the rarity of this disease, fundraising is a grassroots effort shouldered mostly by patients, family, and friends. There are roughly 3500 sporatic LAM cases in the whole world, primarily females. The event will take place in the back parking lot of McCabe Pub rain or shine.
McCabe Pub | 4410 Murphy Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209
Sevier Park Fest | Saturday, May 7th, 10:00AM to 8:00PM | Free
This year’s Fest offers great music on 2 stages, and over 100 art, craft, food, and fashion vendors – along with a Las Paletas Kids Area together with Music City Sitters, the annual Sevier Park Fest Criterium Race with Halcyon Bike Shop and Red Kite Bicycle Studio, Edley’s Bar-B-Que Hot Wing Eating Contest, a Las Palmas Mexican Restaurante 6-foot burrito, and more!
Saturday’s music lineup includes
MAIN STAGE (in Sevier Park)
The Gills (4:00 pm)
Kenny Foster (3:00 pm)
The Good Routes (1:00 pm)
Shannon LaBrie (12:00 pm)
12 SOUTH DENTAL STAGE (on 12South)
Jordan DePaul (2:00 pm)
Jarren Blair (1:00 pm)
Kira Hooks (12:00 pm)
Trampled by Turtles + The Devil Makes Three | Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel | Saturday, May 6th, 7:00 pm | $
Long Players | Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited | Third & Lindsley | Saturday May 7th, :00pm | $20
The Long Players celebrate another classic album on May 7. Going back to Dylan’s iconic 1965 album, Highway 61 Revisited for a second time, this show will feature a stellar cast of artists/guest singers that include (alphabetically) Dan Baird, Lannie Flowers, Mac Gayden, Heath Haynes, Chuck Mead, Jason Ringenberg, Scot Sax and Tommy Womack. Special guests as well!
Tickets available here.
818 3rd Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37210
Lucinda Williams | Ryman Auditorium | Sunday, May 8th, 7:30 PM | ~$50
Ryman Auditorium | 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37219