Weekly Highlights: June 5-11

Monday

Nashville Predators Watch Party – Downtown
GO PREDS! In a massive sea of gold!

Nashville Predators Watch Party at Opry Mills Mall – 5:30pm
Join Opry Mills Mall for a Nashville Predators Watch Party, where attendees can watch Game 4 on a screen outside and enjoy complimentary beer on the patio on and inside the Bavarian Bierhaus, a massive German bierhall.

Loud Jamz at The High Watt – 8pm
Tom Hurst Presents Loud Jamz is a monthly event showcasing some of the best musicians in Nashville. Playing songs from the past five decades, over multiple genres, 60+ musicians and vocalists perform a set list of 25 songs. Some of these professionals have played together previously, many have not. Songs come together in a jamz format, where it may, but likely will not, sound like the recorded version.

8 off 8th at The Mercy Lounge – 8pm
Featuring performances from Dean 2.0, Beth Brown, James Droll, Reign, Anna Mae, Daniella Mason, Kyle Reynolds, and Lukr.

Tuesday

Thee Rock N’ Roll Residency at Mercy Lounge – 8pm
Started in April of ’13 by guitarists Jeremy Asbrock and Phil Shouse, Thee Rock N’ Roll Residency has become the longest-running, star-studdedest, Rock N’ Roll extravaganza in Nashville, TN. TRnRR’s weekly Tuesday night shows at Harp & Fiddle have become the stuff of legend, with guests such as Alice Cooper & band, Roger Glover & Don Airey (Deep Purple), Robin Zander (Cheap Trick), Sylvain Sylvain (New York Dolls), Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent, Whitford/St. Holmes), among others.

New Faces Nite at The Basement – 8pm
Featuring I for None, Aaron Einhouse, Kinnie Dye, Nathan Winkelmes, Amie Miriello, Jimmy Lumpkin, and Ben Fields.

Whiskey Jam at The Basement East – 7:30pm
Featuring Jesse Isley, Emma White, Stolen Rhodes, The Morrison Bros., and George Shingleton.

Wednesday

Country Club at The Basement East – 7pm
Featuring Wages, Mona, Kashena Sampson, Emily Hackett, Hannah Ellis, and more.

Just a Girl: a DJ dance party celebrating badass female musicians at Beast Pub – 8pm
Uhhhh, hell yes, absolutely to this.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s “Educating America” Tour at Franklin Theatre – 8:30am-2:30pm
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) 15th anniversary Educating America National Tour, featuring AFA’s free Concepts in Care educational conference, community memory screenings, and much more, comes to Franklin Theatre today.

Thursday

Nashville Scene’s Movies in the Park: Rogue One at Elmington Park – sundown
Yeah, you’ll probably want to get there early for this one 🙂

Nashville Symphony in Centennial Park – 7:30pm
As part of its mission to bring music to everyone in Middle Tennessee, the Nashville Symphony is proud to present its free Community Concerts series. Enjoy the lazy days and warm summer nights of June, bring your favorite lawn chair, pack a picnic dinner and immerse yourself in an evening of popular classics. Come early for a performance by Nashville singer-songwriter Brooke Waggoner along with more to-be-announced guests. Plus enjoy the Musician’s Corner Kidsville, Beer Garden, Food Trucks & more

Friday

The Secret Sisters In-Store at Grimey’s – 6pm
See The Secret Sisters at Grimey’s and help them celebrate the release of their new album, which was produced by Seattle’s Brandi Carlile.

Musicians Corner Acoustic Friday Nights in Centennial Park – 5pm
This week’s show features live music by Jim Lauderdale, Cale Tyson, and Alyssa Bonagura.

Saturday

Celtic Arts Festival in Discovery Center at Murfree Spring – 10am-5pm
Lads and lasses join the Discovery Center to celebrate all things Celtic at the Celtic Arts Festival.

Geek Out! | Makers, Knowers, Growers at Moore & Moore Garden Center – 10am-all day
Geek Out! is Moore & Moore Garden Center’s kick-off-the-summer gift to the community. Hear from two keynote speakers: Brie Arthur, newly published author on foodscaping at 3pm, and Beth Haley, sustainable interior design expert at 1pm.

Musicians Corner in Centennial Park – 12pm
Featuring Charles “Wigg” Walker, Paul McDonald, Airpark, and Molly Parden.

Hip Hues Screen Printing at McKay’s – 1-3pm
Hip Hues and McKay’s are collaborating to provide a free do-it-yourself screen printing event. They’re bringing limited tote bags, so you’ll probably want to get there early or maybe bring your own. They’ll apparently have tons of bookmarks for everyone, though!

Particle Kid In-Store at Grimey’s – 4pm
From Grimey’s: Particle Kid is the the experimental musical identity of Los Angeles-based musician and visual artist J. Micah Nelson. The debut album ‘Particle Kid’ (out June 2nd) sounds both familiar and oddly modern, with the spirits of future folk, funk, rock, lysergic Americana, and progressive jazz fusion all somehow woven together with deep-rooted melodies, unique improvisational elements, and remarkably intricate arrangements. Outside of Particle Kid, Nelson is known for his work with Insects vs. Robots and as a guitarist for Neil Young in Promise Of The Real, as well as frequent appearances with his father, Willie Nelson.

Nashville Symphony at Key Park – 7:30pm
As part of its mission to bring music to everyone in Middle Tennessee, the Nashville Symphony is proud to present its free Community Concerts series. Enjoy the lazy days and warm summer nights of June, bring your favorite lawn chair, pack a picnic dinner and immerse yourself in an evening of popular classics.

Sunday

Crockett Park at Crockett Park – 7pm
Same deal as last night, different location.

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