January Plan Ahead: Your January events calendar

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Happy 2022, Nashville. 🎉 If you’re anything like us, you’re still winding down from a busy holiday season, but also looking for fun local events to kick off the new year. Read on for all the top events happening this month in Music City. Note: COVID-19 protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in Nashville. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.

All month long

  • The Lion King | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Jackson Hall | Prices vary | Enjoy nostalgic music and stunning performances at Disney’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. 🦁
  • Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition | Fri., Nov.12-Sun., Jan. 16 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Opry Mills Mall | $13.30+ | Experience full-size photographic reproductions of Michelangelo’s Renaissance paintings in this interactive exhibit.

Sat., Jan. 1-Sun., Jan. 9

Saturday, Jan. 1

  • Saturday Night Opry | Sat., Jan. 1 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $50+ | A New Year’s Day performance by Drew Baldridge, Mandy Barnett, Brian Bates, Charlie McCoy + Rhonda Vincent. 🎤
  • Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks | Sat., Jan. 1 | 1 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $81+ | Start off the new year with a rivalry game. 🏒
  • Songwriting Session: Ryan Larkins | Sat., Jan. 1 | 12-12:45 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | $27.95+ | The Nashville native + staff writer for Sony Music Publishing will perform original songs.
  • Marisa McKaye | Sat., Jan. 1 | 2-4 p.m. | Big Machine Tavern, 2824 Bransford Ave. | Free | The artist will perform an acoustic set of original songs.
  • New Year’s Day Mimosa Brunch | Sat., Jan. 1 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Redneck Riviera, 208 Broadway | $100 | Tickets include a two-hour open bar with bagels + pastries. 🥂
  • Dinosaur Adventure | Sat., Jan. 1 | 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | The Fairgrounds Nashville | $25+ | Bring the family out for a day of dinosaur exhibits, fossil crafting, a dig, and more. 🦖
  • New Year’s Day Recovery Party | Sat., Jan. 1 | 12-5 p.m. | Red Phone Booth, 136 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. | $133 | Pajamas are encouraged for this post-NYE party featuring an open bar, build-your-own Bloody Marys, a hangover food buffet, and more.

Sunday, Jan. 2

  • Creative Zone: Embellished Instruments | Sat., Jan. 2 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Cost of Admission | Young designers will be able to personalize paper instruments inspired by those on display in the galleries. 
  • Plaza Mariachi Farmers Market | Sat., Jan. 2 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi, 3955 Nolensville Pk. | Free | Shop for fruits, vegetables, clothing, furniture + more.
  • Tennessee Titans vs. Miami Dolphins | Sat., Jan. 2 | 12 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $120+ | Start the new year watching the last home game of the season. 🏈
  • Family LEGO Fun | Sat., Jan. 2 | 2-4:30 p.m. | Green Hills Library | Free | Bring the kids to play with LEGOs, Duplos, and Mega Bloks. 
  • The Purple Madness: Prince Tribute | Sat., Jan. 2 | 7 p.m. | City Winery, 609 Lafayette St. | $20+ | Listen to Prince’s classic songs from a local tribute artist. 
  • Dinosaur Adventure | Sun., Jan. 2 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | The Fairgrounds Nashville | $25+ | Bring the family out for a day of dinosaur exhibits, fossil crafting, a dig, and more. 🦖
  • Friends of Bells Bend Clean-Up Day | Sun., Jan. 2 | 1-3 p.m. | Bells Bend Park | Free | There’s nothing like kicking off a new year by giving back to the community.
  • Service Industry New Year’s Eve | Sun., Jan. 2 | 8 p.m.-3 a.m. | Up-Down Nashville | Cost of purchase | A special party featuring deals and a champagne toast honoring those in the service industry who helped others celebrate New Year’s Eve. 
  • Lit & Fit Brunch | Sun., Jan. 2 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Kickstart your fitness goals with yoga and mimosas. 🥂
  • Tennessee Titans vs. Miami Dolphins Watch Party | Sun., Jan. 2 | 12 p.m. | Assembly Hall, Fifth + Broadway | Cost of purchase | Those in Titans gear can receive $10 off domestic beer buckets. 🍺

Monday, Jan. 3

  • 2022 Toyota US Figure Skating Championships | Mon., Jan. 3-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Bridgestone Arena | $25+ | Athletes will compete for a chance to be selected for the US Olympic Figure Skating Team. ⛸️
  • Caroline Fausel | Mon., Jan. 3 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | Registration is required to attend this discussion of the author’s new book, “Prep, Cook, Freeze: A Paleo Meal Planning Cookbook.” 📖
  • Chinese Dining Adventure | Mon., Jan. 3 | 6-6:30 p.m. | Lucky Bamboo China Bistro 5855 Charlotte Pk. | $25 | This monthly, multi-course Chinese dinner also has dine-in + take-out options available. 
  • Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition | Mon., Jan. 3 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Opry Mills Mall | $13.30+ | Experience full-size photographic reproductions of Michelangelo’s Renaissance paintings in this interactive exhibit.
  • Polaris | Mon., Jan. 3 |12:45-1:30 p.m. | Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd. | $9 | Watch an animated program explaining why we have winter.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

  • Celebrating the Life of Justin Townes Earle | Tues., Jan. 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $45+ | Steve Earle & The Dukes + others will perform songs from Steve’s late son Justin’s catalog on what would be his 40th birthday.
  • 2022 Toyota US Figure Skating Championships | Mon., Jan. 3-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Bridgestone Arena | $25+ | Athletes will compete for a chance to be selected for the US Olympic Figure Skating Team. ⛸️
  • Art History Course Medieval Bologna: Classes for a University City | Tues., Jan. 4 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $12+ | Retired museum educator Michael Norris, PhD will lead a three-part course focused on Bolognese culture.
  • Loteria Night | Tues., Jan. 4 | 6-9 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Play the Mexican bingo-style game with a potential to win cash prizes. 🎴
  • Yoga with Tommy | Tues., Jan. 4 | 6-7 a.m. | The Studio Belle Meade, 5409 Harding Pk. | $18 | Join an early morning power flow yoga session 

Wednesday, Jan. 5

  • Bingo! Bingo! with the Lady in Red | Wed., Jan. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Jackalope Brewing Company, 429B Houston St. | Free | Compete in multiple rounds with special challenges for a chance to win prizes.
  • 2022 Toyota US Figure Skating Championships | Mon., Jan. 3-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Bridgestone Arena | $25+ | Athletes will compete for a chance to be selected for the US Olympic Figure Skating Team. ⛸️
  • Regi Wooten & Friends | Wed., Jan. 5 | 9-11:15 p.m. | Rudy’s Jazz Room, 809 Gleaves St. | $15+ | Guests will be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine or negative test before seeing “The Teacha” in concert. 
  • Ladies Night | Wed., Jan. 5 | 4-11 p.m. | EG&MC, 924 Jefferson St. | Cost of purchase | Enjoy a girls’ night out with specialty cocktails + half-off wine by the glass or bottle. 🍷
  • Holiday Bingo Night | Wed., Jan. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Win cash prizes at this family-friendly bingo night.

Thursday, Jan. 6

  • Styx | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $49.50+ | Come sail away with this classic rock band. 🎸
  • The Lion King: Opening Night | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Jackson Hall | $90 | Attend the first performance of the award winning Disney musical that will be in Nashville through Sun., Jan. 23. 🦁
  • Frist at Home: Medieval Bologna | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Get a closer look at the US’s first museum exhibit focusing on medieval art made in Bologna.
  • Family Program: Songwriting Tune-Up | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 3-5:15 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Free+ | Young songwriters will receive one-on-one mentoring from professionals.
  • The Stolen Faces: Grateful Dead Tribute | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $15 | Proof of a COVID-19 vaccine or negative test is required for entry.
  • 2022 Toyota US Figure Skating Championships | Mon., Jan. 3-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Bridgestone Arena | $25+ | Athletes will compete for a chance to be selected for the US Olympic Figure Skating Team. ⛸️
  • Paramore vs. Avril Lavigne | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 8-11 p.m. | The Basement East | $10+ | Ain’t it fun jamming to early-2000s punk rock classics like “Sk8er Boy”? 🤘
  • Mike Hicks | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30 p.m. | Analog at the Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Ave. | $25+ | Mike will be joined by his 17-piece band + special guest Scott Mulvahill.
  • Guided Docent Tours | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 21c Museum Hotel Nashville 221 2nd Ave. N. | Free | Guests can enjoy discounted drinks + a tour of the museum’s “Fragile Figures: Beings and Time” collection. 🖼️

Friday, Jan. 7

  • Dvořák & Mozart | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $25+ | This performance marks the first time the Nashville Symphony has been fully reunited since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. 🎻
  • Friday Night Opry | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $60+ | Enjoy sets from Logan Mize, Sawyer Brown, Henry Cho, Muscadine Bloodline, and others. 🎤
  • Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $39.50+ | The 15-time Grammy Award-winning banjo player will be joined by Sam Bush, Michael Cleveland, Jerry Douglas, and others.
  • Omar Kamal | Fri., Jan. 7 | 9 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | $75 | The Egyptian artist will perform with Shady Sphinx and DJ Thomas.
  • End of the Line: A Tribune to the Allman Brothers Band | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $12+ | The cover band will perform songs from “Eat a Peach” in honor of the album’s 50th anniversary. 
  • 2022 Toyota US Figure Skating Championships | Mon., Jan. 3-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Bridgestone Arena | $25+ | Athletes will compete for a chance to be selected for the US Olympic Figure Skating Team. ⛸️
  • The Yazoo Comedy Hour | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8-9:30 p.m. | Yazoo Brewing Company 900 River Bluff Dr. | Free | Ben Sawyer will host this stand-up show by local and national comedians.

Saturday, Jan. 8

  • Saturday Night Opry | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $60+ | This show will feature sets by Tyler Braden, Henry Cho, The Frontmen of Country, Matthew West, and others. 🎤
  • Dvořák & Mozart | Sat., Jan. 8 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $25+ | This show marks the first weekend the Nashville Symphony has been fully reunited since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. 🎻
  • Family Program: Velvet Elvis Painting | Sat., Jan. 9 | 11-11:30 a.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Free+ | Try your hand at black velvet painting, inspired by Kacey Musgraves’ song, “Velvet Elvis.” 
  • Songwriter Session: Frank Ray | Sat., Jan. 8 | 12-12:45 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Free+ | Hear from Frank Ray, the singer-songwriter behind hit country songs “Drive,” “Tequila Mockingbird,” and “Streetlights.”
  • 2022 Toyota US Figure Skating Championships | Mon., Jan. 3-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Bridgestone Arena | $25+ | Athletes will compete for a chance to be selected for the US Olympic Figure Skating Team. ⛸️
  • Inebriated Shakespeare | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9 p.m. | City Winery | $10 | See a boozy performance of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” spurred on by shots purchased for the cast.
  • The Iris Ball | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7-11 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | $125+ | This black-tie fundraiser benefiting The Oasis Center’s Oasis College Connections program will feature live entertainment, a silent auction, and more.
  • Jazz AM: Music to Young Ears | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10-10:30 a.m. | Nashville Jazz Workshop, 1012 Buchanan St. | Free | Children ages 2-10 are invited to a morning of jazz music, puppets, and activities. 🎷
  • Bingo | Sat., Jan. 8 | 6 p.m. | The Catio, 2416 Music Valley Dr. | $12 | Tickets include two drinks + rounds of bingo among kittens.
  • Facing the Sunshine Pop-Up | Sat., Jan. 8 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Graduate Nashville | Cost of purchase | Stop by to peruse local stationary from the local design brand.
  • Soul Brunch | Sat., Jan. 8 | 11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. | Acme Feed & Seed | Cost of purchase | Nashville-based Charles “Wigg” Walker will perform hits while guests dine.
  • The Illusionist: Michael John | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7-9 p.m. | Dirty Little Secret, 210 Printers Alley | $35+ | Michael John will perform the art of deception through various tricks. 🎩
  • Nashville Home Expo | Sat., Jan. 8-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | The Fairgrounds Nashville, Building 1 | Free | Learn about the latest home improvement trends from builders, contractors, and others.

Sunday, Jan. 9

  • Dvořák & Mozart | Sun., Jan. 9 | 2 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $25+ | This show marks the first weekend the Nashville Symphony has been fully reunited since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. 🎻
  • Plaza Mariachi Flea Market | Sun., Jan. 9 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Shop for fruits, vegetables, clothing, and other items. 
  • Thursday | Sun., Jan. 9 | 7 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $30+ | The post-hardcore band will be joined by Cursive, Jeremy Enigk, and The Appleseed Cast. 
  • 2022 Toyota US Figure Skating Championships | Mon., Jan. 3-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Bridgestone Arena | $25+ | Athletes will compete for a chance to be selected for the US Olympic Figure Skating Team. ⛸️
  • Pink Bride Wedding Show | Sun., Jan. 9 | 12-4 p.m. | The Fairgrounds Nashville | $15 | Brides will have a chance to speak to wedding professionals about pro tips for the big day.
  • Todd London Trio | Sun., Jan. 9 | 6-8:15 p.m. | Rudy’s Jazz Room, 809 Gleaves St. | $10+ | This group is led by Todd London — a drummer, percussionist, and music professor at Belmont. 
  • Webb Wilder and the Beatniks | Sun., Jan. 9 | 7 p.m. | City Winery | $15+ | Proof of a COVID-19 vaccine or negative test is required for entry.
  • Lit & Fit Brunch | Sun., Jan. 9 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Kickstart your fitness goals with yoga and mimosas. 🥂
  • Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans Watch Party | Sun., Jan. 2 | 12 p.m. | Assembly Hall, Fifth + Broadway | Cost of purchase | Fans in Titans spirit gear can receive $10 off domestic beer buckets. 🍺
  • Davidson Academy Open House | Sun., Jan. 9 | 1-3 p.m. | Davidson Academy, 1414 W. Old Hickory Blvd. | Free | Guests can reserve their spot for a guided tour of the campus.*

Mon., Jan. 10-Sun., Jan. 16

Monday, Jan. 10

  • Allen Stone | Mon., Jan. 10 | 8:30 p.m. | Cannery Ballroom | $28.50+ | Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test is required to see Allen Stone’s “APART” Tour.
  • Grateful Monday | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7-11 p.m. | Acme Feed & Seed, 101 Broadway | Free | The Stolen Faces will cover famous jam band tunes from multiple eras. 
  • Polaris | Mon., Jan. 3 |12:45-1:30 p.m. | Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd. | $9 | Watch an animated program explaining why we have winter.

Tuesday, Jan. 11

  • Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $36+ 🏒
  • Gwen E. Kirby | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | The author will discuss her latest novel with Kevin Wilson. 📖
  • Washed Out | Tues., Jan. 11 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $27+ | Atlanta-based producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist will perform his chillwave-era tunes.
  • Art History Course Medieval Bologna: Classes for a University City | Tues., Jan. 4 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $12+ | Retired museum educator Michael Norris, PhD will lead a three-part course focused on Bolognese culture.
  • Gwen E. Kirby | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | Gwen E. Kirby will discuss her new book with fellow author Kevin Wilson.

Wednesday, Jan. 12

  • Donald Miller | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | Join the author as he discusses his new novel, “Hero on a Mission: A Path to a Meaningful Life.” 📖
  • Whizzbang Revue | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $13 | $1 of every ticket purchased will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. 
  • Wale | Wed., Jan. 12 | 9 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | $29.50+ | The Grammy Award-nominated hip hop artist will present his “Under a Blue Moon” Tour.
  • Almost Famous | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | The High Watt, 1 Cannery Row | $12+ | The concert benefiting Caring Hearts Ministries will feature Brooks the Boys, Natalia Taylar, Sara Strum, and Peyton Gilliland. 
  • Regi Wooten & Friends | Wed., Jan. 12 | 9-11:15 p.m. | Rudy’s Jazz Room, 809 Gleaves St. | $15+ | Guests will be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine or negative test before seeing “The Teacha” in concert. 
  • Ladies Night | Wed., Jan. 12 | 4-11 p.m. | EG&MC, 924 Jefferson St. | Cost of purchase | Enjoy a girls’ night out with specialty cocktails + half-off wine by the glass or bottle. 🍷

Thursday, Jan. 13

Friday, Jan. 14

  • RnB Rewind 2 | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $39+ | Bobby Dee, Snoop Dogg, and Justin Romo will host Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men, Monica, and more. 🎤
  • Revolution: The Music of The Beatles | Fri., Jan. 14 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $47+ | Vocalists and musicians will perform The Beatles’ classics along with special videos + unseen archived photos.
  • Winter Birds at the Hill Forest’s Edge | Fri., Jan. 14 | 8:30-10 a.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | Free | Take part in a guided bird-watching exploration.
  • Gulch Ice Skating Rink Pop-up | Fri., Jan. 14 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | 241 11th Ave. S. | $20 | Tickets include skate rentals + two hours of skating time. ​​⛸️
  • Falling in Reverse | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6:50 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | The Las Vegas-based rockers will be supported by Wage War, Hawthorne Heights, and Jeris Johnson.

Saturday, Jan. 15

  • To “Bee” or Not to “Bee” | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Shelby Bottoms Nature Center | Free | A panel of local beekeepers will discuss the ins and outs of beekeeping. 🐝
  • Saturday Night Opry | Sat., Jan. 15 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $60+ | This show will feature sets from Mark Wills, Dusty Slay, and others. 🎤
  • Tom Segura | Sat., Jan. 15 | 7 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $39.75+ | The comedian known for his Netflix specials like “Ball Hog” and “Completely Normal” will present his “I’m Coming Everywhere” World Tour.
  • MLK Freedom Fest | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $65+ | This year’s annual hip hop show will feature artists like Moneybagg Yo, Lil Durk, Rod Wave, and Latto.
  • Revolution: The Music of The Beatles | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $47+ | Vocalists and musicians will perform The Beatles’ classics along with special videos + unseen archived photos.
  • Symphony in Space | Sat., Jan. 15 | 11 a.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $22+ | This sensory-friendly concert will feature out-of-this-world arrangements from “The Planets,” “The Firebird,” and more. 🚀
  • TPAC Arts Adventure Workshops: “The Junglebook” | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10:30 a.m. | TPAC, Andrew Johnson Theatre | $5+ | Children will learn lessons from the children’s story like character, rhythm, and friendship.
  • TPAC Arts Adventure Workshops: “Frozen” | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1 p.m. | TPAC, Andrew Johnson Theatre | $5+ | Children will learn lessons from the Disney movie like character development + building self-confidence.
  • Family Program: Musical Instrument Petting Zoo | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Free+ | Get hands-on experience with various musical instruments. 
  • Kathlyn J. Kirkwood | Sat., Jan. 15 | 2-3 p.m. | Parnassus Books | $16.99 | The author will discuss her memoir for children, “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ‘Round: My Story of the Making of Martin Luther King Day.” 📖
  • Gimme Gimme Disco | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $12+ | You’ll be the dancing queen (or king) at this ABBA-themed disco party. 🕺
  • Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | The Fairgrounds Nashville | TBA | Peruse various jewelry vendors.
  • A Tribute to Queen: A Night at the Mips | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | The Basement East | $15 | They will rock you at this 21+ event featuring iconic music by Queen.
  • Twelfth Night | Sat., Jan. 15 | 4-8 p.m. | Historic Travellers Rest | Free+ | Take part in a holiday-themed tour of the 19th century tavern with music and refreshments to follow. 🏠
  • Warm Up By the Fire | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Beaman Park Nature Center, 5911 Old Hickory Blvd. | Free | Take a moment to relax by the fire and enjoy the peacefulness of nature. 🔥
  • The Illusionist: Michael John | Sat., Jan. 15 | 7-9 p.m. | Dirty Little Secret, 210 Printers Alley | $35+ | Michael John will perform the art of deception through various tricks. 🎩
  • Gulch Ice Skating Rink Pop-up | Sat., Jan. 15 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | 241 11th Ave. S. | $20 | Tickets include skate rentals + two hours of skating time. ⛸️

Sunday, Jan. 16

  • Tom Segura | Sun., Jan. 16 | 7 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $39.75+ | The comedian known for his Netflix specials like “Ball Hog” and “Completely Normal” will present his “I’m Coming Everywhere” World Tour.
  • Plaza Mariachi Flea Market | Sun., Jan. 9 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Shop for fruits, vegetables, clothing, and other items.
  • Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Fairgrounds Nashville | TBA | Peruse various jewelry vendors.
  • Lit & Fit Brunch | Sun., Jan. 16 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Kickstart your fitness goals with yoga and mimosas. 🥂
  • Gulch Ice Skating Rink Pop-up | Sun., Jan. 16 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | 241 11th Ave. S. | $20 | Tickets include skate rentals + two hours of skating time. ⛸️

Mon., Jan. 17-Sun., Jan. 23

Monday, Jan. 17

  • Brian McKnight | Mon., Jan 17 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $50+ | The R&B vocalist will perform originals like “You Should Be Mine,” “Stay or Let it Go,” and “One Last Cry.”
  • Parnassus Book Club | Mon., Jan. 17 | 6 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | The bookstore’s book club will discuss “The Fortunate Ones” with author Ed Tarkington in attendance. 📖
  • Predators vs. St. Louis Blues Watch Party & Happy Hour | Mon., Jan. 17 | 7 p.m. | Assembly Hall, Fifth + Broadway | Cost of purchase | Cheer on the Preds + enjoy drink specials.

Tuesday, Jan. 18

  • Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $30+ 🏒
  • Parnassus Book Club | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | The bookstore’s book club will discuss “The Fortunate Ones” with author Ed Tarkington in attendance. 📖
  • Loteria Night | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6-9 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Play the Mexican bingo-style game with a potential to win cash prizes. 🎴
  • Avatar | Tues., Jan. 18 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $25+ | The Swedish rock band will perform its original heavy metal rock n’ roll hits.
  • Indoor Kayak Clinic | Tues., Jan. 18 | 2-6 p.m. Smith Springs Regional Community Center | Free | Learn kayak basics using the pool at the community center.
  • Art History Course Medieval Bologna: Classes for a University City | Tues., Jan. 4 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $12+ | Retired museum educator Michael Norris, PhD will lead a three-part course focused on Bolognese culture.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

  • Dwight Yoakam | Wed., Jan. 19 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $50+ | The artist behind “Guitars, Cadillacs” will perform a lineup of pioneer country hits.
  • Texas Hill | Wed., Jan. 19 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $15 | The band will be joined by singer-songwriter Adam Hood.
  • FYI Naturalist Webinar: The Hidden Lives of Nashville Mammals | Wed., Jan. 19 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Dr. Maria Luisa Jorge will share data from a project that monitors mammals in Nashville’s natural areas to determine where specific mammal species are living.
  • Moonlight Meander | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7-8 p.m. | Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, 1900 Davidson St. | Free | Take a guided moonlight stroll + learn why this full moon is referred to as a “wolf” moon. 🌕
  • Regi Wooten & Friends | Wed., Jan. 19 | 9-11:15 p.m. | Rudy’s Jazz Room, 809 Gleaves St. | $15+ | Guests will be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine or negative test before seeing “The Teacha” in concert. 
  • Ladies Night | Wed., Jan. 19 | 4-11 p.m. | EG&MC, 924 Jefferson St. | Cost of purchase | Enjoy a girls’ night out with specialty cocktails + half-off wine by the glass or bottle. 🍷

Thursday, Jan. 20

  • Dwight Yoakam | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $50+ | The artist behind “Guitars, Cadillacs” will perform a lineup of pioneer country hits.
  • Nashville Predators vs. Winnipeg Jets | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $34+ 🏒
  • Frist at Home: Medieval Bologna | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free |  Get a closer look at the US’s first museum exhibit focusing on medieval art made in Bologna.
  • Parnassus Book Club | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 9 a.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | The bookstore’s book club will discuss “The Fortunate Ones” with author Ed Tarkington in attendance. 📖
  • The Black Angels | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $25+ | The show will be opened by ​​electro post-punk duo The Vacant Lots.
  • Two Friends | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 8:30 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | $27.50+ | Matt Halper and Eli Sones make up the duo behind the viral remix of “Mr. Brightside” and originals like “Looking at You.”
  • Shannon Lauren Callihan & Friends | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7:30 p.m. | The High Watt, 1 Cannery Row | $15+ | The standing room only event will feature additional acts The Network, Olivia Jones, and Blue Light Bandits.
  • Carpetbagger’s Comedy Night | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 8:30 p.m. | Bode Nashville, 401 2nd Ave. S. | $12 | Jeff Greenspan’s comedy show that originated in a Chattanooga hotel lobby is expanding to Music City.

Friday, Jan. 21

  • Painting with “Pearl” the Pigeon | Fri., Jan. 21 | 4-6 p.m. | Shelby Bottoms Nature Center | Free | A $20 donation is encouraged for this event filled with painting + bird facts.
  • Friday Night Opry | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $60+ | The show will feature sets from Gary Mule Deer, Maggie Rose, Shenandoah, and others. 🎤
  • Dwight Yoakam | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $50+ | The artist behind “Guitars, Cadillacs” will perform a lineup of pioneer country hits.
  • WWE Smackdown | Fri., Jan. 21 | 6:45 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $20 | This special WWE event will be full of rivalry, athleticism, and drama. 🤼
  • Big Band Of Brothers | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8-11 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | $51.50+ | Enjoy an evening of jazz celebrating The Allman Brothers Band.
  • The Boom Bap | Fri., Jan. 21 | 9 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $15+ | Celebrate the group’s 14th anniversary with a night of live music.
  • Nashville Flea Market | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | The Fairgrounds Nashville | Cost of purchase | Shop a variety of local vendors on the fourth weekend of each month.

Saturday, Jan. 22

  • Favorite Son | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | Noah Liff Center, 3622 Redmon St. | $15+ | This performance by Nashville Opera + Marcus Hummon marks the world premiere of the folk operetta.
  • Bryce Vine | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $30+ | If you wanna waste time, waste your time with Bryce at Brooklyn Bowl. 
  • Journaling with Nature | Sat., Jan. 22 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Shelby Bottoms Nature Center | Free | Get inspired by a nature stroll + return to the nature center for journaling and tea. ✒️
  • Saturday Night Opry | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | 7 p.m. | $60+ | This show will feature sets by Kelsea Ballerini, Deana Carter, Gary Mule Deer, Texas Hill, and others. 🎤
  • Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $100+ 🏒
  • A Taste of Bologna Cooking Class | Sat., Jan. 22 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Green Door Gourmet, 7007 River Road Pk. | $85+ | Join Chef Paulette Licitra for a hands-on workshop inspired by the Frist Museum’s Bologna exhibit. 
  • TPAC Arts Adventure Workshops: The Lion King | Sat., Jan. 22 | 10:30 a.m., 1 + 3 p.m. | TPAC, Andrew Johnson Theater | $5+ | Explore characterization, choreography, and themes of responsibility, community, and courage. 🦁
  • Family Program: Cool Cars And Drivable Designs | Sat., Jan. 23 | 11-11:30 a.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Free+ | Learn how to design a car from everyday materials like paper and stencils.
  • Nashville Flea Market | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 a.m.-6 p.m. | The Fairgrounds Nashville | Cost of purchase | Shop a variety of local vendors on the fourth weekend of each month.
  • Motion City Soundtrack | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | $35+ | All Get Out will open this 17th anniversary tour.
  • The Illusionist: Michael John | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7-9 p.m. | Dirty Little Secret, 210 Printers Alley | $35+ | Michael John will perform the art of deception through various tricks. 🎩

Sunday, Jan. 23

  • Ballet Folklórico de México | Sun., Jan. 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $50+ | The performance features 60 dancers + musicians who will celebrate the rich culture of Mexico. 💃
  • Plaza Mariachi Flea Market | Sun., Jan. 23 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Shop for fruits, vegetables, clothing, and other items.
  • Favorite Son | Sun., Jan. 23 | 3 p.m. | Noah Liff Center, 3622 Redmon St. | $15+ | This weekend’s performance by Nashville Opera + Marcus Hummon marks the world premiere of the folk operetta.
  • Nashville Flea Market | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Fairgrounds Nashville | Cost of purchase | Shop a variety of local vendors on the fourth weekend of each month.
  • Lit & Fit Brunch | Sun., Jan. 23 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Kickstart your fitness goals with yoga and mimosas. 🥂

Mon., Jan. 24-Mon., Jan. 31

Monday, Jan. 24

  • The War on Drugs | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $40+ | $1 of every ticket sold will benefit Partners in Health. 🎶
  • Peggy O’Neal Peden | Mon., Jan. 24 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | The Middle Tennessee-based author will discuss her latest book, “Gone Missin’.”

Tuesday, Jan. 25

  • Cat Power | Tues., Jan. 25 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $36.50+ | The “Covers” Tour will showcase Can Marshall’s latest releases.
  • Indoor Kayak Clinic | Tues., Jan. 25 | 2-6 p.m. | Coleman Park Regional Community Center | Free | Learn kayak basics using the pool at the community center.
  • Loteria Night | Tues., Jan. 25 | 6-9 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Play the Mexican bingo-style game with a potential to win cash prizes. 🎴

Wednesday, Jan. 26

  • What’s That Animal Doing? | Wed., Jan. 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Shelby Bottoms Nature Center | Free | Learn how to interpret animal body language while observing wildlife in its natural habitat. 
  • Diana Krall | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $59.50+ | Spend the evening with a Grammy Award-winning jazz singer.
  • An Evening With Bruce Dickinson | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | TPAC, James K. Polk Theater | $39.50+ | Hear witty stories from a man of many talents and experiences with a Q&A to follow.
  • Bingo Night | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7-9 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | These rounds of bingo will be holiday themed.
  • Bells Bend Winter Walk | Wed., Jan. 26 | 12-2 p.m. | Bells Bend Park, 4187 Old Hickory Blvd. | Free | Hike the Dove Farm Loop Trail and learn about the wildlife that calls it home. 👟
  • Regi Wooten & Friends | Wed., Jan. 26 | 9-11:15 p.m. | Rudy’s Jazz Room, 809 Gleaves St. | $15+ | Guests will be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine or negative test before seeing “The Teacha” in concert. 

Thursday, Jan. 27

  • Frist at Home: Medieval Bologna | Thurs., Jan 27 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free |  Get a closer look at the US’s first museum exhibit focusing on medieval art made in Bologna.
  • Curator’s Perspective On the Horizon | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Curator Tobias Ostrander will discuss the diverse cultural landscapes of recent Cuban art through one of the Frist’s current exhibits.
  • Classics Club | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 9 a.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | Kathy Schultenover and Andy Brennan will lead a discussion on William Maxwell’s “So Long, See You Tomorrow.”
  • Low Cut Connie | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $18+ | This tour will showcase music from the band’s most recent album, “Private Lives.” 
  • Music on The Move | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6 p.m. | Analog at Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Ave. | $10+ | This event hosted by Erin McLendon and The HellCats gives female musicians and entrepreneurs a chance to share their talents. 🎤
  • YP Connect | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Rocketown, 601 4th Ave. S. | Free | Young professionals will have the chance to network with over 50 YP Nashville member organizations. 🤝
  • Seed Swap Open House | Thurs., Jan. 27-Fri., Jan. 28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | Free | Bring your favorite seeds to share with others + get new ones to bring home. 🌱

Friday, Jan. 28

  • Friday Night Opry | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry House | $60+ | This show will feature sets from Brent Cobb, James Gregory, Michael Ray, and others. 🎤 
  • Courtney Barnett | Fri., Jan. 28 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $32+ | The indie rock set will be opened by Julia Jacklin.
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake | Fri., Jan. 28 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $40+ | The Nashville Symphony perform music from the groundbreaking video game in a multimedia concert experience.
  • Whitney Cummings | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | TPAC, James K. Polk Theater | $35+ | This comedian is the face behind NBC’s “Whitney” + CBS’s “2 Broke Girls.” 
  • Inebriated Shakespeare | Fri., Jan. 28 | 9 p.m. | Third Coast Comedy Club | $10 | See a boozy performance of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” spurred on by shots purchased for the cast. 🎭
  • Steve Seskin, Sinclair, Jamie Floyd, and Seth Glier | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Analog at Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Ave. | $15 | Enjoy an intimate evening of songs + stories from four award-winning artists. 
  • Seed Swap Open House | Thurs., Jan. 27-Fri., Jan. 28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | Free | Bring your favorite seeds to share with others + get new ones to bring home. 🌱

Saturday, Jan. 29

  • Still Woozy | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | $55+ | Sven Gamsky, the solo act behind Still Woozy, will be joined by openers Wallice and Legwurk.
  • Monster Jam | Sat., Jan. 29 | 1 + 6:30 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $20+ | Watch rivalries, high-flying stunts, and head-to-head motorsports battles. 
  • Taylor Swift Night | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl | $15+ | Shake it off to this DJ set dedicated to Taylor Swift’s music.
  • Virginia Opossum: Meet, Greet, & Craft | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Shelby Bottoms Nature Center | Free | Learn about the only marsupial found north of Mexico, the Virginia Opossum, and receive a take-home craft.
  • Saturday Night Opry | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry House | $60+ | This show features sets from Everette, Carly Pearce, Brad Upton, and others. 🎤 
  • Yungblud | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $29.50 | Joining performers include Palaye Royale and Charlotte Sands.
  • Conversation: LeXander Bryant and His Family | Sat., Jan. 29 | 3-4 p.m. | Frist Art Museum, Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery | Free+ | LeXander Bryant will discuss the works in his first solo museum exhibition, “Forget Me Nots.”
  • Dining with Divas Drag Show | Sat., Jan. 29 | 12 p.m. | City Winery | $25+ | Brunch will be available.
  • The Illusionist: Michael John | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7-9 p.m. | Dirty Little Secret, 210 Printers Alley | $35+ | Michael John will perform the art of deception through various tricks. 🎩
  • Bob Ross Oil Painting Workshop | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Metro Parks Centennial Art Center, 301 25th Ave. N. | $58 | A certified Ross instructor will guide you through each step with oil paint and materials provided.

Sunday, Jan. 30

  • Monster Jam | Sat., Jan. 29 | 1 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $20+ | Watch rivalries, high-flying stunts, and head-to-head motorsports battles. 
  • Plaza Mariachi Flea Market | Sun., Jan. 23 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Shop for fruits, vegetables, clothing, and other items. 
  • Ross Matthews Dragtastic Brunch | Sun., Jan. 30 | 12 p.m. | Zanies | $30+ | This 18+ brunch event began as a way to bring people together and make them smile.
  • Lit & Fit Brunch | Sun., Jan. 30 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Kickstart your fitness goals with yoga and mimosas. 🥂
  • Pop-up Yoga Class | Sun., Jan. 30 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Greenery Co., 1705 21st Ave South | $25 | Attendees will receive a 4-pack of Booster, 15% off lunch, and a cookie.

Monday, Jan. 31

  • Greg Howard | Mon., Jan. 31 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | The author will launch his new middle grade novel, “The Visitors” + chat with Chuck Long. 📖