Speaker: Melissa Harris-Perry at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium – 7pm
Melissa Harris-Perry, host of her own show on MSNBC and a professor of political science at Tulane University, will discuss “Race, Health and Justice” Feb. 18 at Vanderbilt University’s Langford Auditorium.
8 off 8th at the Mercy Lounge – 8pm, 21+
Featuring Deathstar Lovebeam, Bear In The Campsite, Christian Luthi, Gavinshea, Motherhoney, Jordan Hull, The Inscape, Eight Knives.
Signature Series: Blair Woodwind Quintet at Blair’s Ingram Hall – 8pm
The BWQ will present French wind quintet masterpieces and will be joined by guest pianist Melvin Chen to perform Francis Poulenc’s Sextet and Jean Francaix’s L’Heure du Verger.
Blue Monday with Kenny Vaughan and Jeffrey Clemens of G. Love at 12 South Taproom – 9:30pm, 21+
Jeff Clemens, Kenny Vaughan, & Johnny d’Artenay make up this blues trio that has changed Mondays in Nashville forever. Talent is one thing but timing and taste take this group to a level far and away from anything else in town. Come see for yourself what everyone in 12 South has known for a while now.
Good People Brewing Company Release Party at 12 South Taproom – 6pm
GPBC is debuting their newest beer in Nashville! Taste their new brew and maybe win some SWAG.
Film Screening: The Powerbroker by Bonnie Boswell at Tennessee Tech Backdoor Playhouse – 7pm
The Powerbroker tells the story of Whitney Young, who biographer Nancy Weiss Malkiel called “the inside man of the black revolution.” By challenging America’s business and political communities directly, Young was able to make in-roads where other civil rights leader could not. His efforts to open the doors of equal opportunity were often attacked by the very people he was trying to help. The Powerbroker chronicles the public and private trials of a man navigating a divided society in an explosive time.