July PlanAhead: Your July Nashville events calendar

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July 1–4

Thurs., July 1

Show
Rainsticks, Brody Price, Ellie Turner, and Jack Schneider | Thurs., July 1 | 9 p.m. | The Basement, 1604 8th Ave. S. | $10+ | Nashville-based band comprised of members from Sun Seeker, Teddy & The Rough Riders, and others
Ricky Skaggs + Kentucky Thunder | Thurs., July 1 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $67+ | Enjoy this session of Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman
Thelma and the Sleaze | Thurs., July 1 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Exit/In, 2208 Elliston Place | $15 | An independent all-female, queer southern rock band from Nashville
Panfest | Thurs., July 1 | 6 p.m. | 3rd and Lindsley 818 3rd Ave. S. | $10+ | Panfest feat. Sam Banks, Gabe Lee, John Goolsby, Dan Alley, Harper O’Neill, and more

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville Bats | Thurs., July 1 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | Kick off the first day of July with a ballpark hotdog + America’s favorite pastime.

Active
Capitol Steps Workout | Thurs., July 1 | 6-7 p.m. | 600 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. | Free | You can find parking around the other side of the Capitol along the street. 👟

Fri., July 2

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville Bats | Fri., July 2 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | The Sounds will face off against the Louisville Bats.

Show
The Avett Brothers | Fri., July 2-Sun., July 4 | 8 p.m. | Bonnaroo Farm, 1560 New Bushy Branch, Manchester | $49+ | 3 nights of the Avett Brothers at Bonnaroo Farm
Alabama at Bridgestone Arena | Fri., July 2 | 7-10 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $40+ | 50th anniversary show featuring special guest Martina McBride 🎙️
Sister Hazel + Pam Tillis | Fri., July 2 | 7-9 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $89+ | Lineup also includes Darin + Brooke Aldridge, John Berry + more.
Bullet the Blue Sky — U2 Tribute | Fri., July 2 | 8 p.m. | City Winery Nashville, 609 Lafayette St. | $12+ | Doors open at 6 p.m. for this U2 tribute band.
Airshow | Fri., July 2 | 9 p.m. | Exit/In, 2208 Elliston Pl. | $15+ | Doors open at 8 p.m. for this Jamband.
An East Nashville Tribute To The Traveling Wilburys | Fri., July 2 | 9 p.m. | Exit/In, 2208 Elliston Pl. | $15+ | A tribute to the supergroup featuring Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison + Tom Petty.
Nashville Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte’s Web | Fri., July 2t-Sat., July 17 | 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m. | West Glow Farm, 1296 Brush Creek Rd., Kingston Springs | $20 | See Wilbur’s story of finding an unexpected new family with the help of a remarkable spider performed outdoors on an actual working farm — a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience for the family. 

Dish
Pasta Making Class + Lunch  | Fri., July 2 | 12-2 p.m. | Yolan, 403 4th Ave. S. | $175+ | A hands-on lesson in making pasta with award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano. 🍝
Pop Up Bakery | Fri., July 2 | 4-7 p.m. | Donelson Farmers Market, 3130 McGavock Pk. | Free | Pro-tip: check the website for a menu + place a pre-order. 🧁

Sat., July 3

Holiday
4th of July Rosé + Music Festival | Sat., July 3-Sun., July 4 | 1-11 p.m. | 400 Davidson St. | $55+ | Local festival celebrating the 4th of July with food, music, and wine 🥂
Red, White, Booze Broadway Bar Crawl | Sat., July 3 | 6 p.m.-1 a.m. | Broadway | $25 | Patriotic bar hop with a special after party 🇺🇸
Ryman Street Party | Sat., July 3-Sun., July 4 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. + 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | Free | Enjoy live music, local vendors, food trucks + activities.  

Show
Alabama At Bridgestone Arena | Sat., July 3 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $21+ | 50th anniversary show featuring special guest Martina McBride 🎙️
The Avett Brothers | Fri., July 2-Sun., July 4 | 8 p.m. | Bonnaroo Farm, 1560 New Bushy Branch, Manchester | $49+ | 3 nights of the Avett Brothers at Bonnaroo Farm
John Berry + Janelle Arthur | Sat., July 3 | 7-9 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $88+ | A collection of some of Nashville’s best singer-songwriters 🎙️
Naturally 7 | Sat., July 3 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | $15 | City Winery will host a virtual concert featuring a vocal acapella group 🎤
Beer + Hymns | Sat., July 3 | Sat., July 3 | 7 p.m. | Mercy Lounge, 1 Cannery Row | $20+ | Tickets are for standing room only. Must be 18+ to attend.

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville Bats | Sat., July 3 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+

TheBuy
Nashville Black Market | Sat., July 3 | 12-5 p.m. | Hadley Park Community Park, 1037 28th Ave N. | Free | Empowering Black entrepreneurs + businesses with vendors, giveaways, and a live DJ 

TryThis
Show Me Reptile + Exotics Show | Sat., July 3 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Farm Bureau Exposition Center, 945 E Baddour Pkwy., Lebanon | $6+ | An event showcasing snakes + other reptiles 🐍 

Drink
Slushee Saturday | Sat., July 3 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Nashville Farmers Market | Cost of purchase | Enjoy $6 wine slushees from Natchez Hills all day. 🥤

Sun., July 4

Holiday
Let Freedom Sing! Music City | Sun., July 4 | 12-10 p.m. | Broadway | Free | A celebration full of entertainment including Brad Paisley, the Nashville Symphony + the country’s largest firework display. 🎆
Ryman Street Party | Sat., July 3-Sun., July 4 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. + 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | Free | Enjoy live music, local vendors, food trucks + activities.
4th of July Rosé + Music Festival | Sat., July 3-Sun., July 4 | 1-11 p.m. | 400 Davidson St. | $55+ | Local festival celebrating the 4th of July with food, music, and wine 🥂
Nashville Underground 4th of July Party | Sun., July 4 | 6 p.m.-3 a.m. | Nashville Underground, 105 Broadway | $150 | What better way to watch the largest firework show than on top of Broadway’s largest rooftop? 

Show
The Avett Brothers | Fri., July 2-Sun., July 4 | 8 p.m. | Bonnaroo Farm, 1560 New Bushy Branch, Manchester | $49+ | 3 nights of the Avett Brothers at Bonnaroo Farm

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville Bats | Sun., July 4 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+

Dish
Lit + Fit Brunch | Sun., July 4 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Join instructor Ashley Danford for a yoga session + brunch. 

July 5–11

Mon., July 5

Show
Chris Young | Mon., July 5 | 7 p.m. | Let Freedom Sing Stage, 1st and Broadway | Free | Keep the 4th of July festivities going with a concert by country star Chris Young, who will be filming a music video for his new album. 🎤
Monday Night Jazz | Mon., July 5 | 7 p.m. | Local Distro, 614 Garfield St. | Cost of purchase | Featuring musical and visual artists, vendors, and new craft beverage, Guidance Whiskey 🎷

Active
Capitol Steps Workout | Mon., July 5 | 6-7 p.m. | 600 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. | Free | You can find parking around the other side of the Capitol along the street. 👟

TryThis
Ultimate Comedy Open Mic Night | Mon., July 5 | 8 p.m. | The East Room, 2412 Gallatin Ave. | Free | ProTip: if you arrive before 8 p.m., you can even try your own jokes out on the audience. 🎤

Tues., July 6

Show
Jimmy Buffett | Tues., July 6 | 8 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $53+ | Find that lost shaker of salt + head on out to listen to Jimmy Buffett’s beachy tunes.
Brad Paisley, Dustin Lynch + More | Tues., July 6 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $55+ | Tuesday Night Opry also featuring Henry Cho, Alex Hall, Parmalee + more.
DJ Lord Chuck | Tues., July 6 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | Bar Sovereign, 514 5th Ave. S. | Cost of purchase | Late-night DJ set featuring hip-hop + R&B 🎛️

Learn
Social Media Email Marketing Strategies for Small Business Owners | Tues., July 6 | 1 p.m. | Nashville Entrepreneur Center | Free | Join Ashley Garth of Garth Media as she shares skills on amplifying + elevating your brand through social media and email marketing. 📱

TryThis
Carnton Classic House Tour | Tues., July 6 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Carnton, 1345 Eastern Flank Cir., Franklin | $15+ | 60-minute guided tour through the house and grounds at Carnton. 🏡

Wed., July 7

Network
July Veteran Meet Up | Wed., July 7 | 5-7 p.m. | Bold Patriot Brewing Company, 410 39th Ave. N. | Free | Nashville veterans + their families will have the opportunity to connect and build relationships with one another.
Greater Nashville Networking | Wed., July 7 | 12-1 p.m. | 360 Cool Springs Blvd. #102, Franklin | Free | All local professionals are welcome to network and enjoy a free lunch. Be prepared to come with business cards + a 60-second pitch about who you are and what you do.

Active
Free Yoga in the Park | Wed., July 7 | 6-7 p.m. | Shelby Park Playground, Shelby Ave. + S. 20th St. | Free | It’s recommended to bring a mat, bug spray, and water. 🧘

Show
Jax Hollow | Wed., July 7 | 7 p.m. | Exit/In’s Out/Back | Free | Anyone 18+ can head out to Exit/In’s patio for a show. Donations are encouraged + go to Gideon’s Army.

Thurs., July 8

Network
Nashville Job Fair | Thurs., July 8 | 11 a.m.- 2p.m. | Virtual | Free | A virtual job fair for local employment opportunities + on-the-spot interviews. 💼

Show
Jimmy Buffett | Thurs., July 8 | 8 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $56+ | Find that lost shaker of salt + head on out to listen to Jimmy Buffett’s beachy tunes.
Rhonda Vincent & the Rage | Thurs., July 8 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $30+ | Award-winning bluegrass artist
SNBRN at Nashville Underground | Thurs., July 8 | 9 p.m. | Nashville Underground, 105 Broadway | $20 | Lineup includes Jack Vice, Adrienne Irvin + Christian McFall.
The Change Up — Namir Blade + SeddyMac | Thurs., July 8 | 6-10 p.m. | Acme Feed & Seed, 101 Broadway | $10 | Local R&B artists

Active
Capitol Steps Workout | Thurs., July 8 | 6-7 p.m. | 600 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. | Free | You can find parking around the other side of the Capitol along the street. 👟

Fri., July 9

Show
Craig Morgan + Tenille Townes | Fri., July 9 | 7-9 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry House | $88+ | Lineup includes Craig Morgan, Tenille Townes, and Rhett Walker + more.

Dish
Pop Up Bakery | Fri., July 9 | 7 p.m. | Donelson Farmers Market, 3130 McGavock Pk. | Free | Pro-tip: check Berries ‘n Cream Bakery’s website for a menu + place a pre-order. 🧁

TryThis
Nashville Video Speed Dating — Filter Off | Fri., July 9 | 8-9 p.m. | Virtual | Free | 90-second speed dating. ❤️

Cause
Christmas in July | Fri., July 9 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Nashville Shores, 4001 Bell Rd., Hermitage | Free | Bring an unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots + receive discounted park admission. 🎁

Sat., July 10

Show
Bellamy Brothers + MercyMe | Sat., July 10 | 7-9 p.m. | City Winery Nashville, 609 Lafayette St. | $25+ | Lineup also includes Chase Bryant, and Henry Cho + more.
Soul of Music City Vol. III | Sat., July 10 | 8 p.m. | City Winery Nashville, 609 Lafayette St. | $25+ | Featuring Writers’ Block + QMM
36th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards | Sat., July 10 | 5 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $180+ | Attend the “greatest night in gospel music” to celebrate artists in the genre. 🏆

ForKids
First Lady of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald | Sat., July 10 | 10-11 a.m. | Hadley Park 103, 28th Ave. North | Free | A new series for children and families to learn about jazz music. 🎷
Charlotte’s Web | Sat., July 10 | 10-11 a.m. | West Glow Farms, 1296 Brush Creek Rd., Kingston Springs | $20+ | A live performance of Charlotte’s Web on a farm with food + refreshments. 🕸️

Biz
Small Business Expo 2021 | Sat., July 10 | 1-8 p.m. | Gaylord Springs Golf Links, 18 Springhouse Ln. | Free | Prizes every 30 minutes for registered ticket holders + cash prizes for vendors.

Dish
Jerk + Caribbean Food Festival | Sat., July 10 | 1-8 p.m. | Walk of Fame Park, 121 4th Ave. South | $5 | A day of authentic Caribbean cuisine with authentic recipes from various vendors.

Cause
Sarah’s Charity Birthday Bash | Sat., July 10 | 7-10 p.m. | Flash Me Xperience, 1048 Jefferson St. | $25 | An evening of celebration benefitting local nonprofit Everybody vs. Racism. 

Outdoors
Nature Hikes | Sat., July 10 | 8 a.m-1 p.m. | The Land Trust for Tennessee’s Glen Leven Farm, 4000 Franklin Pk. | $5 | A self-guided hike through a historic urban farm not regularly open to the public.

TryThis
Beginner’s Welding | Sat., July 10 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | Make Nashville, 620 Davidson St. | 70+ | Learn the basics of MIG welding, safety precautions + more. 

ForKids
Free Kids’ Saturday at Plaza Mariachi | Sat., July 10 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi, 3955 Nolensville Pk. | Free | Bring the kids out for an afternoon of free entertainment including storytime, music + more.

Sun., July 11 

TheBuy
We-Ho Makers and Growers Market Summer Fest | Sun., July 11 | 2-7 p.m. | The Loading Dock, 2028A Lindell Ave. | Cost of purchase | 30+ local vendors, food trucks, cocktail bar, axe throwing + more. 

Active
Lit + Fit Brunch | Sun., July 11 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Join instructor Miranda Fuller for a yoga session + brunch.
Acme Rooftop Yoga Buzz | Sun., July 11 | 10-11 a.m. | Acme Feed & Seed, 101 Broadway | $10 | Yogis of all skill levels are invited to bring a mat to Acme’s rooftop. 🧘

ForKids
Kids Stand Up Open Mic | Sun., July 11 | 3-6 p.m. | Out East Comedy Club, 1401 Gallatin Ave. Unit B | Free | Kids 15 and under can flaunt their comedy talents while learning valuable skills in confidence and public speaking. 🎤

Dish
Bluegrass Brunch | Sun., July 11 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Sutler Saloon, 2600 8th Ave. S. #109 | Cost of purchase | Enjoy bottomless mimosas, biscuits, brisket hash, biscuits and gravy + more.

July 12–18

Mon., July 12

Show
Michael W. Smith Live Album Recording | Mon., July 12 | 7 p.m. | Allen Arena, 4021 Granny White Pk. | Nashville native + Christian singer Michael W. Smith will record a reimagined version of his 20-year-old album WORSHIP. 🎤
Monday Night Jazz | Mon., July 12 | 7 p.m. | Local Distro, 614 Garfield St. | Cost of purchase | Featuring musical and visual artists, vendors, and new craft beverage, Guidance Whiskey 🎷

Active
Capitol Steps Workout | Mon., July 12 | 6-7 p.m. | 600 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. | Free | You can find parking around the other side of the Capitol along the street. 👟
Ultimate Comedy Open Mic Night | Mon., July 12 | 8 p.m. | The East Room, 2412 Gallatin Ave. | Free | ProTip: if you arrive before 8 p.m., you can even try your own jokes out on the audience. 🎤

Tues., July 13

Show
Chris Janson + Gary Mule Deer | Tues., July 13 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $55+ | Lineup includes American Aquarium, Tommy Emmanuel, Chris Janson + more.
DJ Lord Chuck | Tues., July 13 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | Bar Sovereign, 514 5th Ave. S. | Cost of purchase | Late-night DJ set featuring hip-hop + R&B 🎛️

ForParents
What You Need to Know About Water Birth | Tues., July 13 | 2:15-3:15 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from a Vanderbilt Birth Center registered nurse about the safety, benefits, and details of waterbirths. 🛁

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville Bats | Tues., July 13 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | Bring your furry BFF out to First Horizon Park for some baseball + Tito’s Tail Waggin’ Tuesday.

Wed., July 14

Show
School of Rock | Wed., July 14 | 7 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $12+ | Performances by Nashville School of Rock students 🎶
Toubab Krewe | Wed., July 14 | Thurs., July 14 | 6:30 p.m. | City Winery, 609 Lafayette St. | $20+ | Asheville, NC-based instrumental group 

Active
Free Yoga in the Park | Wed., July 14 | 6-7 p.m. | Shelby Park Playground, Shelby Ave. + S. 20th St. | Free | It’s recommended to bring a mat, bug spray, and water. 🧘

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville Bats | Wed., July 14 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | Featuring a Johnny Cash wind-up racer giveaway

Thurs., July 15

Network
Summer NAMM | Thurs., July 15-Fri., July 16 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. + 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Music City Center | Free | Join the National Association of Music Merchants for a weekend of networking + events.

Active
Capitol Steps Workout | Thurs., July 15 | 6-7 p.m. | 600 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. | Free | You can find parking around the other side of the Capitol along the street. 👟

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville Bats | Thurs., July 15 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | Head out to Throwback Thursday at First Horizon Park

ForFamilies
Thrilling Thursdays at the Zoo | Thurs., July 15 | 9 a.m. | Nashville Zoo | Prices vary | Family Zoo Day where discounted tickets will be offered. Tickets will be distributed outside the zoo at 9 a.m. 🎟️

Fri., July 16

Dish
Diva Royale Drag Queen Show | Fri., July 16 | 6 p.m. | BigShotz, 115 2nd Ave. N. | $20 | Purchasing food is not required, but only prepaid dinner or brunch packages will be served.

TheBuy
Pop-Up Bakery | Fri., July 16 | 4-7 p.m. | Donelson Farmers Market, 3130 McGavock Pk. | Cost of purchase | Try classic, vegan + gluten free cakes and pies. Pre-orders accepted. 🎂

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville Bats | Fri., July 16 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | Stick around for post-game fireworks.

Sat., July 17

Awards
Nashville Junior Chamber Gala | Sat., July 17 | 6-10 p.m. | Nashville City Club, 201 4th Ave. N | $70+ | A night celebrating local movers-and-shakers and philanthropists

Show
A celebration of Rep. John Lewis | Sat., July 17 | 11 a.m. | Ryman Auditorium | Free | Following a formal dedication ceremony for Rep. John Lewis Way (formerly 5th Ave.), the Ryman will host a celebration featuring performances by Ruby Amanfu, Leigh Nash, and others.
Saturday Night Opry | Sat., July 17 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $80+ | Featuring Bill Anderson, Sara Evans, and Vince Gill
Greyson Chance | Sat., July 17 | 8 p.m. | The High Watt, 1 Cannery Row | $25+ | The 23-year-old singer-songwriter went viral in 2010 for covering Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi.”

TryThis
Monster Jam | Sat., July 17 | 1 + 6:30 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $20+ | High-flying stunts and other thrilling tricks

Family
Jefferson Street Summer Kickback | Sat., July 17 | 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. | Hadley Park 1037 28th Ave. N. | Free | All-day festival featuring retail vendors, live music + more

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville | Sat., July 17 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | The Sounds will face off against the Louisville Cardinals baseball at home + the first 500 fans receive a stainless steel tumbler.
Nashville SC vs. Chicago | Sat., July 17 | 7:30 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $24 | Nashville SC will face off against Chicago Fire FC at home.

Sun., July 18

Active
Lit and Fit Brunch | Sun., July 18 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Music-driven yoga class + brunch
Acme Rooftop Yoga Buzz | Sun., July 18 | 10-11 a.m. | Acme Feed & Seed, 101 Broadway | $10 | Yogis of all skill levels are invited to bring a mat to Acme’s rooftop.

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Louisville | Sun., July 18 | 6:15 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | The Sounds will face off against the Louisville Cardinals baseball at home.

Show
Sparkle & Drag Show | Sun., July 18 | 2:30 p.m. | Assembly Food Hall, 5055 Broadway | $5+ | Grab a cocktail + Head up to Assembly Food Hall’s rooftop Showcase Stage.

ForKids
Kids Stand Up Open Mic | Sun., July 18 | 3-6 p.m. | Out East Comedy Club, 1401 Gallatin Ave. | Free | Comedy show by children, for children

Family
Main Street Festival | Sat., July 17-Sun., July 18 | Times vary | Historic Downtown Franklin | Cost of purchase | The 37th annual festival is expected to attract ~85,000 visitors + feature live music, food, and over 200 vendors.

TryThis
Monster Jam | Sun., July 18 | 1 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $20+ | High-flying stunts and other thrilling tricks

July 19–25

Mon., July 19

Outdoors
Member Appreciation Day | Mon., July 19 | 2-8 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate and Gardens | Free, with reserved tickets | Receive discounts + win prizes at this special event recognizing Cheekwood members.

Learn
Elizabeth Gilpin | Mon., July 19 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from author Elizabeth Gilpin on her new book “Stolen: A Memoir.” 📖

Show
Ultimate Comedy Open Mic Night | Mon., July 19 | 7:30-11:20 p.m. | The East Room, 2412 Gallatin Ave. | Free | Come watch comedians try out new stand-up material. 🎙️
The Round Downtown | Mon., July 19 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Cost of purchase | Enjoy live music + sip on featured cocktails at Assembly Food Hall. 🎶

Active
Capitol Steps Workout | Mon., July 19 | 6-7 p.m. | 600 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. | Free | You can find parking around the other side of the Capitol along the street.

ForKids
Origami Animal Bookmarks Craft | Mon., July 19 | 3-5 p.m. | Nolensville Public Library, 915 Oldham Dr., Nolensville | Free | Take the kids to the library for a craft project.

Tues., July 20

Network
Marketing Professionals Networking Mixer | Tues., July 20 | 5-7 p.m. | Sonny’s Patio Pub and Refuge, 1322 6th Ave. N. | $10 for non-members | Join the American Marketing Association’s Nashville chapter to network over food and drinks.

Show
The Black Crowes | Tues., July 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $32.50+ | The band’s “Shake Your Money Maker​” 30th anniversary reunion tour
DJ Lord Chuck | Tues., July 20 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | Bar Sovereign, 514 5th Ave. S. | Cost of purchase | Late-night DJ set featuring hip-hop + R&B 🎛️

Learn
Brad Thor | Tues., July 20 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from author Brad Thor on his new book “Black Ice” with signed copies available for purchase.  📖

Outdoors
12 South Farmers Market | Tues., July 20 | 4-7 p.m. | Sevier Park, 3021 Lealand Ln. | Cost of purchase | Browse a variety of local vendors at the market’s 10th anniversary season. 🍅
Old Hickory Village Farmers Market | Tues., July 20 | 4-7 p.m. | 1106 Hadley Ave, Old Hickory | Cost of purchase | Weekly farmers market ~20 minutes northeast of downtown Nashville

TryThis
Loteria Night and Retro Tuesday | Tues., July 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi, 3955 Nolensville Pk. | Cost of purchase | Play retro games + enjoy live music, food, and $2 beers.

Wed., July 21

Active
Yoga in the Park | Wed., July 21 | 6-7 p.m. | Shelby Park | Free | Bring your own mat + unwind with a yoga session in the park. 🌳

Show
The Black Crowes | Tues., July 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $32.50+ | The band’s “Shake Your Money Maker​” 30th anniversary reunion tour
Wildheart Wednesdays | Wed., July 21 | 6:30 p.m. | 3rd and Lindsley, 818 3rd Ave. S. | $12 | Celebrate the craft of songwriting + live music at a show featuring everything from blues and bluegrass to pop and jazz. 🎶

TryThis
Colorful Hat Circus & Variety | Wed., July 21-Sat., July 24 | Times vary | Jamison Theatre, The Factory at Franklin | $25+ | Watch high-flying acrobatics, juggling, and comedy at this traveling circus.

Art
Paint Your Own Pup | Wed., July 21 | 6 p.m. | Grain & Berry, 1806 20th Ave. S. | $55 | Email a high res, front-facing photo of your pet from the chest up at least 3 days before class. 🐩

Learn
Rob Rufus in conversation with Jeff Zentner | Wed., July 21 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from author and musician Rob Rufus on his new book “Paradise, WV.”  📖

Thurs., July 22

Show
Dailey & Vincent | Thurs., July 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $30+ | The Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman series is an annual tradition 🪕
Leftover Salmon | Thurs., July 22 | 6th & Peabody, 423 6th Ave. S. | 6-9 p.m. | $45+ | The jamgrass band (bluegrass + jam band) will be joined by the Davisson Brothers Band and Southern Rounds at the venue’s outdoor beer garden stage.

Outdoors
Full Moon Hike: Buck Moon | Thurs., July 22 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary, 545 Beech Creek Rd. S., Brentwood | $15 | Go on a guided night hike through the forests of Owl’s Hill 🌕

TryThis
Colorful Hat Circus & Variety | Wed., July 21-Sat., July 24 | Times vary | Jamison Theatre, The Factory at Franklin | $25+ | Watch high-flying acrobatics, juggling, and comedy at this traveling circus. 🎪
Moonlight Disco | Thurs., July 22 | 7-10 p.m. | Virgin Hotels Nashville, 1 Music Sq. W. | Free reservations | DJ sets + $25 bottles of rosé

Fri., July 23

Show
Back to Amy | Fri., July 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | $30 | Celebrate Amy Whinehouse + watch tribute performances on the 10th anniversary of the singer’s death.
Diva Royale | Fri., July 23 | 6 p.m. | BigShotz, 115 2nd Ave. N. | $20 | Prepaid dinner is available for purchase.
Red Not Chili Peppers | Fri., July 23 | 8 p.m. | Mercy Lounge, 1 Cannery Row | $12+ | A Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band 🌶️

Dish
Pop Up Bakery | Fri., July 23 | 4-7 p.m. | Donelson Farmers Market, 3130 McGavock Pk. | Free | Pro-tip: check Berries ‘n Cream Bakery’s website for a menu + place a pre-order. 🥧

TryThis
Colorful Hat Circus & Variety | Wed., July 21-Sat., July 24 | Times vary | Jamison Theatre, The Factory at Franklin | $25+ | Watch high-flying acrobatics, juggling, and comedy at this traveling circus.

Sat., July 24

Show
Dave Barnes | Sat., July 24 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $30+ | Dave’s “God Gave Me You” was later covered by Blake Shelton. 🎶

Dish
Goo Goo Cluster Pop-up | Sat., July 24 | Time TBA | Fairlane Hotel, 401 Union St. | Cost of purchase | Stop by for sweet treats while the candy company’s shop is under construction.

Learn
Carnegie Writers’ Group Workshop | Sat., July 24 | 3-5 p.m. | Nashville Public Library Green Hills, 3701 Benham Ave. | Free | Meet other writers and hear from guest speakers at this bi-monthly workshop. ✒️

Active
Music City Triathlon | Sat., July 24 | 7:15 a.m. | 2 Victory Ave. | $90+ | Swim in the Cumberland River + bike on a closed portion of Ellington Pkwy. 🌊

TryThis
Colorful Hat Circus & Variety | Wed., July 21-Sat., July 24 | Times vary | Jamison Theatre, The Factory at Franklin | $25+ | Watch high-flying acrobatics, juggling, and comedy at this traveling circus. 🎪

Sun., July 25

Dish
Nashville Beatles Brunch featuring Forever Abbey Road | Sun., July 25 | 12 p.m. | City Winery Nashville | $15 | A high-energy Beatles experience featuring a special brunch menu. 🍽️
Lit and Fit Brunch | Sun., July 25 | 9:30 a.m. | Flamingo Cocktail Club, 509 Houston St. | $20 | Music-driven yoga class + brunch

Show
Rubiks Groove ‘80s and ‘90s Dance Party | Sun., July 25 | 6-8 p.m. | Crockett Park, 1500 Volunteer Pkwy., Brentwood | Free | Bring your own chair and blankets + prepare for a night of ’80s and ’90s hits.
Josh Wolf & Friends | Sun., July 25 | 9:15 p.m. | Zanies, 2025 8th Ave. S. | $20 | Two items minimum; 18+ event.

July 26–31

Mon., July 26

ForKids
Edmonson’s Got Energy | Mon., July 26 | 10:30-11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Nashville Public Library’s Edmondson Pike branch will offer a virtual program featuring puppets, interactive songs + storytime. 📚
Monday Storytime | Mon., July 26 | 11-11:30 p.m. | Barnes & Noble, 2615 Medical Center Pkwy., Murfreesboro | Free | Stop by the children’s section for a story + coloring.

Show
Ultimate Comedy Open Mic Night | Mon., July 26 | 7:30-11:20 p.m. | The East Room, 2412 Gallatin Ave. | Free | Come watch comedians try out new stand-up material. 🎙️
The Round Downtown | Mon., July 19 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Cost of purchase | Enjoy live music + sip on featured cocktails at Assembly Food Hall. 🎶

Active
Capitol Steps Workout | Mon., July 26 | 6-7 p.m. | 600 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. | Free | You can find parking around the other side of the Capitol along the street.

Tues., July 27

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Columbus | Tues., July 27 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | Bring your furry bff for Tito’s Tail Waggin’ Tuesday at First Horizon Park.

Show
DJ Lord Chuck | Tues., July 27 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | Bar Sovereign, 514 5th Ave. S. | Cost of purchase | Late-night DJ set featuring hip-hop + R&B 🎛️
Grand Ole Opry | Tues., July 27 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $65+ | A night of music + comedy featuring Trace Adkins, Tenille Arts + Killer Beaz.

Outdoors
12 South Farmers Market | Tues., July 27 | 4-7 p.m. | Sevier Park, 3021 Lealand Ln. | Free | Browse a variety of local vendors at the market’s 10th anniversary season. 🍅

Network
Lunch, Learn & Grow: Green Hills | Tues., July 27 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | The Food Company, 2211 Bandywood Dr. | Cost of purchase | Grab lunch + share a 1-minute elevator pitch.

Parents
City-wide baby shower | Tues., July 27 | 1-4 p.m. | Centennial Park Event Shelter | Free | Donate bottles, car seats + other baby items for new and expecting mothers. 🍼

Wed., July 28

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Columbus | Sat., July 28 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | The Sounds will face off against Columbus at home.

ForKids
Virtual TechShop: Student Edition | Wed., July 28 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Virtual | $30 | Join TPAC’s technical crew, artists + other theatre professionals to learn about lighting, sound, auditioning, directing, and costuming at this 2-day virtual workshop. 🎭

Active
Yoga in the Park | Wed., June 28 | 6-7 p.m. | Shelby Park | Free | Bring your own mat + unwind with a yoga session in the park. 🌳
Boxing at East Park | Wed., July 28 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | East Park, 700 Woodland St. | Donations accepted | BeWell in School + Punches n’ Bunches are partnering to offer community boxing classes for all levels.

Show
King Crimson | Wed., July 28 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $55+ | Prog-rock band King Crimson last played the Ryman in late 2019.
Fat Kat Slims Comedy Open Mic | Wed., July 28 | 7-10 p.m. | Fat Kat Slims, 730 8th Ave. S. | Cost of purchase | This ’50s style diner hosts comedy shows every Wednesday.
21c Writer’s Round | Wed., July 28 | 6-7 p.m. | 21c Museum Hotel Nashville, 221 2nd Ave. N. | $7 + $15 food or drink minimum | A writer’s round featuring Ava Paige, Bobby Tomerlin, and BRASSFIELD 🎶

Network
Connect East Nashville | Wed., July 28 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | BoomBozz Craft Pizza & Taphouse, 1003 Russell St. | Free | Prepare a 1-minute pitch about who you are + what you do professionally.

Art
R&B Paint-N-Sip | Wed., July 28 | 6-9 p.m. | 8eight8 Hookah Bar and Lounge, 888 Murfreesboro Pk. | $20 | Enjoy food + cocktails followed by a 2-hour painting session. 🎨

Learn
Sustainable Fashion | Wed., July 28 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Metro Public Works + Urban Green Lab’s “Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream” educational series continues. 💡

Thurs., July 29

Show
Lifest | Thurs. July 29-Sat., July 31 | Times vary | Hideaway Farm, 9676 Old Hwy. 46, Bon Aqua | $36+ | 3-day Christian music festival featuring headliners Newsboys, Skillet, Michael W. Smith, Matthew West + more.

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Columbus | Sat., July 28 | 7:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $15+ | Throwback Thursday theme

TryThis
Virtual TechShop | Thurs., July 29-Fri., July 30 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Virtual | $100 | Join TPAC’s technical crew, artists + other theatre professionals to learn about lighting, sound, auditioning, directing, and costuming at this 2-day virtual workshop. 🎭

Active
Capitol Steps Workout | Thurs., July 29 | 6-7 p.m. | 600 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. | Free | You can find parking around the other side of the Capitol along the street.

Nashvillian
Nashvillian of the Year | Thurs., July 29 | 7:15-10 p.m. | Hilton Nashville Downtown, 121 4th Ave. S. | $275+ | Join business leaders at an event honoring Agenia Clark, the president and CEO of the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. 🏆

Fri., July 30

Show
Lifest | Thurs. July 29-Sat., July 31 | Times vary | Hideaway Farm, 9676 Old Hwy. 46, Bon Aqua | $36+ | 3-day Christian music festival featuring headliners Newsboys, Skillet, Michael W. Smith, Matthew West + more.
Corey Smith | Fri., June 30 | 8:30 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | $25+ | Upgrade to Lux Loft for side-stage viewing

TryThis
Roma Drama | Fri., July 30-Sun., Aug. 1 | Times vary | The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Rd., Franklin | $60+ | Meet-and-greet with stars from “General Hospital,” “Charmed,” and other TV shows + films. 📺
Virtual TechShop | Thurs., July 29-Fri., July 30 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Virtual | $100 | Join TPAC’s technical crew, artists + other theatre professionals to learn about lighting, sound, auditioning, directing, and costuming at this 2-day virtual workshop.

Dish
Pop Up Bakery | Fri., July 30 | 4-7 p.m. | Donelson Farmers Market, 3130 McGavock Pk. | Free | Pro-tip: check Berries ‘n Cream Bakery’s website for a menu + place a pre-order.

Drink
Red, White & Zoo | Fri., July 30 | 6:30-10:30 p.m. | Nashville Zoo | $75+ | Sample wine from 30+ brands + enjoy a variety of spirits, craft beer, and ciders 🍷

Sat., July 31

Show
Garth Brooks | Sat., July 31 | 7 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $84+ | The best-selling artist in US history plays Nissan Stadium for the first time.
Lindsey Stirling | Sat., July 31 | 7 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $29.50+ | You may recognize Lindsey from her choreographed violin performances on YouTube. 🎻
Lifest | Thurs. July 29-Sat., July 31 | Times vary | Hideaway Farm, 9676 Old Hwy. 46, Bon Aqua | $36+ | 3-day Christian music festival featuring headliners Newsboys, Skillet, Michael W. Smith, Matthew West + more.

Drink
2021 Music City Brewer’s Fest | Sat., July 31 | 5-9 p.m. | Music City Walk of Fame Park, 121 4th Ave. S. | $20+ | The 20th annual event features local, regional, national, and imported brews, seltzers + spirits. 🍻

Dish
Goo Goo Cluster Pop-up | Sat., July 31 | Time TBA | Fairlane Hotel, 401 Union St. | Cost of purchase | Stop by for sweet treats while the candy company’s shop is under construction.

Family
Dino Stroll | Sat., July 31-Sun., Aug. 1 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Music City Center | $20 | Nearly 75 life-size dinosaurs on display 🦖

Holiday
Franklin Pride Festival | Sat., July 31 | 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m. | Harlinsdale Park, 239 Franklin Rd., Franklin | Donations accepted | Attend Franklin’s first-ever Pride fest + enjoy entertainment, vendors, food + more.

TryThis
The Dinner Detective | Sat., July 31 | 6-9 p.m. | Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin | $65 | Enjoy a full-course dinner + participate in a murder mystery show. 🔎
Roma Drama | Fri., July 30-Sun., Aug. 1 | Times vary | The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Rd., Franklin | $60+ | Meet-and-greet with stars from “General Hospital,” “Charmed,” and other TV shows + films. 📺