A Nearly Native’s Guide to This Weekend (9/19 – 9/21)

Proceed to this weekend’s guide with caution: between Americanafest, Beerfest, and Music City Food + Wine Fest you may just explode with excitement. What to do?! Of course, each of these events costs a little bit of dough. If you’re on a budget, Musician’s Corner has a special Americanafest-themed event for FREE. Just take a deep breath and plan your weekend accordingly. Happy Friday y’all!

NOTE: Americanafest takes over Nashville this weekend at several venues and several times. All-access passes to all shows at each venue for all four nights are $50 (wristbands). For more info CLICK HERE.

FRIDAY, September 19, 2014

  • Cancer Sucks: A Benefit for Mollie featuring Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue and The Long Players at Marathon Music Works at 8pm ($20 – $100 donation)
  • Americanafest at Cannery Ballroom at 8:30pm ($20 Single Day Ticket) – Featuring The Devil Makes Three, JD Wilkes & The Dirt Daubers, Ian McLagan
  • Americanafest at Mercy Lounge at 7:30pm ($20 Single Day Ticket) – Featuring Jamestown Revival, Joe Purdy, Black Prarie, Green River Ordinance, The Bros. Landreth
  • Americanafest at The High Watt at 8pm ($20 Single Day Ticket) – Featuring Cory Branan, The Silks, Matthew Ryan, NQ Arbuckle, Truth & Salvage Co.
  • Americanafest at 3rd & Lindsley at 8pm ($20) – Featuring Hayes Carll, Suzy Bogguss, Howlin’ Brothers, Jim Lauderdale, Moot Davis
  • Americanafest at The Basement at 8pm – Featuring Shakey Graves, The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer, Jim Oblon, Marah, Sons of Bill
  • Music City Improv at The Building at 8pm ($10 ADV/$12 DOS) – BYOB
  • Lightning 100 Presents: Friday Afternoon Live at 12th & Porter from 5 to 7:30pm (FREE) – Have an extra happy hour with Lightning 100’s artist of the week performing live!
  • Mulholland Drive at The Frist at 7pm (Gallery admission required; members free)
  • Once: A New Musical at Andrew Jackson Hall at 8pm (Prices Vary)
  • Sam and Luke at Gray’s on Main at 9pm (FREE)

SATURDAY, September 20, 2014

  • Music City Food + Wine Festival at Public Square Park at 11am ($150/DAY) – Many of THE biggest names in the culinary arts take over Public Square Park to show Nashvillians what being a true foodie is all about. Wear your stretchy pants people, you’re in for the food coma of a lifetime
  • Music City Food + Wine Festival: Harvest Night at Music City Walk of Fame Park at 7pm ($225) – Dining and Concert featuring huge names like Kings of Leon, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson, Charles Kelley, Hunter Hayes, Phosphorescent, Clare Bowen, and Moon Taxi
  • Musician’s Corner Americanafest Special Event at Centennial Park at 12pm Noon (FREE) – Featuring Over the Rhine, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, The Brothers Comatose
  • Nashville Beer Festival at East Park from 12 to 6pm ($45 GA/$60 VIP) – Featuring live music, live college football, contests, games, giveaways, photo contest, food, brew education
  • 12 South Concert Series at Sevier Park from 6 to 9pm (FREE)
  • Oktoberfest at The Black Abbey Brewing Company from 2 to 7pm (FREE) – With Mitchell Deli and Rudie’s Seafood & Sausage
  • The Avett Brothers with The Lone Bellow, Shakey Graves, Angaleena Preseley at Riverfront Park at 5pm ($52.50)
  • The Stone Fox 2 Year Anniversary – $2 specials ALL DAY
  • Poverty & the Arts 2014 Annual Gala at 438 Houston St from 6 to 8pm ($30/$15 for Student or Artist Discount)
  • Once: A New Musical at Andrew Jackson Hall at 8pm (Prices Vary)
  • Space is the Place at The Stone Fox at 10pm
  • Americanafest at Mercy Lounge and The High Watt at 8pm ($20 Single Day Ticket) – Click the Link for Lineup
  • Americanafest at The Basement at 8pm ($20 Single Day Ticket) – Click the Link for Lineup
  • Americanafest at 3rd & Lindsley at 8pm ($20 Single Day Ticket) – Click the Link for Lineup
  • Grimey’s and The Basement present Americanarama VII at The Basement from Noon to 6pm – Featuring Ian McLagan, Jonah Tolchin, Kevin Gordon, EDJ, Mike Farris, Hymn For Her, Banditos & The Silks

SUNDAY, September 21, 2014

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