The Weeks: End of Summer Bash | Friday, Sept. 15 | 8 p.m. | Skydeck at Assembly Hall, 5055 Broadway | $25+ | Celebrate the end of summer with rooftop performances by The Weeks and special guest Bird and Byron.
African Street Festival | Friday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Sept. 17 | Times vary | Hadley Park, 1037 28th Ave. N. | Free | This annual festival hosted by the African American Cultural Alliance features dancing, music, shopping, and other activities.
Rhiannon Giddens | Friday, Sept. 15 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium, 116 Rep. John Lewis Way N. | $36+ | The acclaimed folk musician will be joined by Adia Victoria.
Full Moon Pickin’ Party | Friday, Sept. 15 | 6-10 p.m. | Percy Warner Equestrian Barn, 2500 Old Hickory Blvd. | $10+ | Enjoy live bluegrass, local food trucks, cold brews, and more at this beloved music series.
Saturday, Sept. 16
Touch-A-Truck | Saturday, Sept. 16 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd. | Free | Explore trucks and other heavy machinery and speak with the people who operate them — there will be a “quieter hour” from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Corinne Bailey Rae | Sunday, Sept. 17 | 7:30 p.m. | CMA Theater, 222 Rep. John Lewis Way S. | $49.08+ | The singer rose to fame with the 2006 hit “Put Your Records On” and has since composed music for film, television, and more.
Check out some of the latest restaurant openings in our Reels for Steam Boys’ South Nashville location and The Iberian Pig’s swanky Gulch space. Our recs: Steamed veggie bao from Steam Boys + anything from the daily happy hour menu (4-6 p.m.) at The Iberian Pig.
Let’s keep the foodie news going. The 9th Annual Nashville VegFest has a new venue this year — East Park. The donation-based event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with food available for purchase, vendors, a kids zone, and more.
Before you book it to your local NPL branch, read up on all the library services you might be missing out on. Fun fact: You could start a band with all the free instruments available for check out. Write a song about us, would ya?