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FTNB Weekend Preview May 21-22

posted by Jared A. Godar May 20, 2016 0 comments

This weekend. Remember, you can still find tonight’s shows and activities here.


SATURDAY


★ Urban Gardening Festival | Ellington Agricultural Center | Saturday, May 21 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm ★

The Urban Gardening Festival is an educational outreach program of the Master Gardeners of Davidson County inviting the public to learn more gardening methods and techniques. Check out the demonstration Garden, featuring teaching areas for composting and fermentation; worms and vermiculture; container, keyhole, lasagna, raised bed, square foot, and vertical gardening methods. During the event, certified Master Gardeners field questions and teach how-to workshops.

Ellington Agricultural Center | 5201 Marchant Dr, Nashville, Tennessee 37211


★ East Nashville Crawfish Boil | Bongo Eastside Lot | Saturday, May 21 at 11:00 am | Family-friendly | Free admission, Crawfish by the pound ★

Beer • Bands • Boil. 2nd Annual East Nashville Crawfish Bash! Locally-brewed beer, naturally-flavored snowcones, pounds of fresh mud bugs and local bands including ELEL, The Gills, The Jag, KiND, The Beech Benders, Twiggs, Whoa Dakota, and Glen Martin.

Bongo Eastside Lot | 109 11th Street South Nashville, TN 37206


Musician’s Corner | Centennial Park | Saturday, May 21 at 1:30 pm | All ages | Free

Featuring Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, Myzica, Zeke Duhon, Edward & Jane, Jessica Lamb, and Tiera & Track.

Centennial Park | 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203


Sweetwater Tap Takeover | The Pub at The Basement East | Saturday, May 21 at 4:00 – 8:30 pm

Celebrate the launch of Goin Coastal IPA w/ Pineapple and these Sweetwater Beers! Chef Jonny Rizzo will be debuting a very special Green Curry Pineapple Pork Taco! Beers: 420 Pale, Blue , Bourbon Barrel Stout (high grav), Pit and the Pendulum (high grav), Goin Coastal IPA w/ pineapple, Happy Ending (high grav), Hop Hash IIPA (high gravity).

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


Emmylou Harris + Rodney Crowell | City Winery | Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 pm

Benefitting the animal shelter Bonaparte’s Retreat. Fourth night added due to heavy demand. Final chance to catch this amazing duo.

City Winery Nashville | 609 Lafayette St, Nashville, Tennessee 37203


SUNDAY


★ Gun Street Goods Grand Opening | Sunday, May 22nd 3:00 – 9:00 pm ★

Come welcome the newest independently owned vintage store on the east side. The event will feature free booze and bands and rare vintage pieces for sale. Located behind Old Made Good. take a break from your sunday duties and stop by! Music by Mail the Horse (nyc), JP Harris, Ian Ferguson, and Teddys Rough Riders as well as photography by Emilia Paré.

Gun Street Goods | 3701 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216-2618


The Willie’s Prohibition Swing | Drifter’s BBQ | Sunday, May 22nd 5:30 – 7:30 pm

The Willies bring their Bessie Smith meets The Clash version of Jazz Age Swing to Drifters BBQ Nashville.

Drifters BBQ Nashville | 1008 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


★ Santa’s Ice Cold Pickers | Santa’s Pub | Sunday, May 22nd 7:00 – 9:00 pm ★

The weekly jam featuring that old time country music. Steel guitar, upright bass, and Grammy-worthy banjo skills. Enjoy some cheap beer and stick around for karaeoke afterwards. Good times had by all.

Santa’s Pub | 2225 Bransford Ave. Nashville, TN


Lukas Nelson + The Raelyn Nelson Band | 3rd & Lindsley | Sunday, May 22nd 10:00 pm

3rd & Lindsley | 818 3rd Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

Here are some shows I would like to recommend this week. When great performances overlap, the star indicates the show I plan to attend. Please come find me and say hello! If you plan to attend one of these shows, please let me know in the comments so I can look for you.

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Any other shows that you think should be on here? Add them in the comments.

Monday, April 18th:

Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling: Show and Tell
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. | Douglas Corner Cafe | 2106 8th Ave S. Nashville, TN 37204 | Free

Monthly story-telling series. The theme this month is about objects. So, grab something meaningful and share the story behind it. There is a theme every month and nine folks are chosen to share a ten minute story related to the theme.

Lavender Country, Josh Hedley, Becca Mancari
8:00 p.m. | The Basement Nashville | 1604 8th Ave S. Nashville, TN 37203 | $7

Lavender Country is America’s first openly gay country band originating in Seattle in the early 70’s. The bill is rounded out by a couple local acts. Josh Hedley is more than Justin Townes Earle’s fiddle player—he’s got a set of pipes on him. Becca Mancari is an East Nashville staple. If you’ve seen her, you know it is good stuff. If you haven’t, come see what you’re missing.

Tuesday, April 19th:

Eastside Story Tellin’
7:00 p.m. | The Post East | 1701 Fatherland St. Nashville, TN 37206 | Free | BYOB

Bi-monthly series with one author sharing stories and one musician sharing songs and the stories behind them. This wil be the 81st installment and will feature James C. Floyd and Jaeda Kelly.

★ Honky-Tonk Tuesday
American Legion, Post 82. | 3204 Gallatin Rd. Nashville, TN 37206 | Free

I’ll let you know which bands are playing this week shortly. Always at least two great bands. Cheap drinks. Plenty of room to dance. Sorry, Santa, but this is rapidly becoming my favorite hang in town.

Wednesday, April 20th:

★ Honky & Ladytown live at the Old School Farm
7:30 | The Old School Farm Bar | 5022 Old Hydes Ferry Pk. Nashville, TN 37218 | Free

Another relatively new show that is well-worth the drive. Gorgeous room with a high school auditorium-style stage, high ceiling with nice chandeliers, and a solid bar in the back. Laura Mae Socks band opens the night.

Thursday, April 21st.

Alabama Shakes
Ascend Amphitheater | 301 1st Ave. S. Nashville, TN 37201 | SOLD OUT!

No introduction or explanation needed. If you have a ticket, enjoy.

★ Paulina Jayne at The Country
5:30-6:30 | The Country | 110 28th Ave N. Nashville, TN 37203 | Free

Full-band showcase. Newish bar right by Centennial Park. Last time I checked, they have solid happy hour specials. Come on down for a round and some tunes after work while traffic dies down.

Will Hoge and Friends
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Riverwood Mansion | 1833 Welcome Lane Nashville, TN 37216 | $65

The ticket includes all you can eat dinner and wine. Or, you can get a table for eight for $500! Benefit with proceeds going towards Dan Mills Elementary school.

★ Live Band Karaoke
8:00p.m.| The Sutler | 2600 Franklin Pk. Nashville, TN 37204 | Free

Been meaning to check this one out. Think this may be the week. If you’ve never sang with a live band supporting you, it is quite the rush and highly recommended.

★ Tim Carrol’s Rock-N-Roll Happy Hour
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. | The 5 Spot | 1006 Forrest Ave. Nashville, TN 37206 | Free, Drink Specials

As far as I am concerned, this is the official start of the weekend. Half-priced beer and well drinks and Tim slaying the guitar for over two hours with no breaks playing all original music. Been going on for five years. Do come.

Trout Steak Revival
7:00 p.m. | The Basement | 1604 8th Ave S. Nashville, TN 37203 | $10

Colorado bluegrass. Good times.

★ Hurray for the Riff Raff
8:30 p.m. Doors, show at 9:00 | The Basement East | 917 Woodland St. Nashville, TN 37206 | $15

High-energy band of stellar performers from New Orleans. Supported by Promised Land Sound and Willy Gantrim.

Saturday, April 23:

★ Broadway Brewhouse, Midtown – Crawfish Boil
11:00 a.m. | 1900 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203 | $35

All you can eat and drink! Tickets on sale at the bar or by phone at 615-340-0089.

★ Concert in the Barn
2:00 pm until late | 5860 Eaton’s Creek Rd. Joelton , TN

BBQ during the day. Two Goats food truck in the evening. Bring your tent, instruments, and kids to this celebration of music, arts, and spring. If you would like to set up your tent the night before, email kris@chronicallyhip.com

Music City Burlesque: Tribute to the 90’s
9:00 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | 1402 Clinton St. Nashville, TN 37203 | $20