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    BLUES/JAZZ/SWING

    Music in the Meadow: The Writer's Round

    Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary

    August 23, 2014

    Pack a summer picnic, gather friends and family, and head to Owl's Hill for an evening of fun, friends and music. Arrive early to stake out the perfect picnic spot, meet Owl's Hill's non-releasable live owls and go for a hike.

    We will close off this summer's series with the quintessential Nashville musical experience-- The Writer's Round. This evening will welcome 3 or ...more



    John Jonethis in the V Lounge Piano Bar

    Presented by Artist Development Group at Valentino's Ristorante

    March 5, 2014 - on going

    John Jonethis, The Voice of Romance, sings the great songs from The American Songbook plus today's romantic and dance favorites. From Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett to Harry Connick Jr.,...more

    Musos and More: Multi-Media Artworks by Green Daniel

    Presented by Nashville Jazz Workshop at Nashville Jazz Workshop

    August 17, 2014 - on going

    NJW is pleased to present an ongoing installation of art by Green Daniel.

    Nashville music producer, songwriter, and artist, Green Daniel has gone from making things happen in Nashville...more

    Henry Q. Rinne Photography Exhibition

    Presented by Nashville Jazz Workshop at Nashville Jazz Workshop

    August 17, 2014 - on going

    NJW is pleased to present a new exhibition of photography by Henry Q. Rinne in the NJW gallery. Rinne is a modern Renaissance man: University Professor and Dean, jazz saxophonist, and accomplished...more

    FirstBank Pops Series: Kenny G

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    May 7 - May 9, 2015

    FirstBank Pops Series:  Kenny G with the Nashville Symphony

    The biggest selling instrumental musician of the modern era returns for an evening of sweet, smooth jazz! Sit back, relax...more

    Rivers and Spires Festival

    Presented by Clarksville - Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau at Historic Downtown Clarksville

    April 16 - April 18, 2015

    Rivers and Spires Festival is a three day outdoor event in Historic Downtown Clarksville. It features a night of patriotic tribute to military heroes, seven stages of entertainment, an...more

    Cassandra Wilson: Coming Forth By Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    April 8, 2015

    GRAMMY®-winning jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson returns to the Schermerhorn for an evening celebrating “Lady Day.” There is no better singer to pay tribute to the music of the...more

    Jazz Series: Dave Koz

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    March 6, 2015

    Jazz Series

    In a career that spans 20 years, saxophonist Dave Koz has established himself as one of the most prominent figures in contemporary music. Always exploring new territory,...more

    Jazz Series: Gregory Porter

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    January 23, 2015

    Jazz Series

    One of the hottest new jazz artists on the scene makes his first appearance at the Schermerhorn for a night of soulful music. With his rich baritone, Porter has been...more

    Panfish w/ Special Guest and Open Mic Night

    Presented by The Building at The Building (formerly Billups Art)

    March 5 - December 31, 2014

     #1 Songwriter Dave Pahanish and his band Panfish will be playing every Wednesday Night at The Building,  an underground rock art venue in East Nashville currently being featured on...more

    Jeff Alfiero at Maggiano's Little Italy

    at Maggiano's Little Italy

    March 12 - December 31, 2014

    Jeff Alfiero plays the American Songbook in the lounge At Maggiano's.


    Bekka Bramlett and Friends

    Presented by B.B. King's Blues Club and Restaurant at B.B. King's Blues Club and Restaurant

    July 30 - December 31, 2014

    B.B. King’s Blues Club in Nashville is proud to host renowned vocalist and songwriter Bekka Bramlett as part of the club’s regular entertainment lineup. Bekka and special guests will...more

    Vespers & All That Jazz

    Presented by Scarritt-Bennett Center at Scarritt-Bennett Center's Wightman Chapel

    January 5 - December 28, 2014

    Encounter the sacred in a new and unique way through this music-shaped, experiential worship service. Inspired by jazz as a process of making music and using the music to help us experience the...more

    “Improvised Thoughts” with Beegie Adair

    Presented by WMOT at WMOT Radio

    March 30 - December 28, 2014

    Adair Music Group and Nashville NPR Station, WMOT JAZZ 89.5, are proud to announce the rebroadcasts of radio show “Improvised Thoughts” in the show’s original Sunday 7:00pm...more

    Viva NashVegas Radio Show

    Presented by NashVegas Trademarks at Handy Hardware

    August 9 - December 27, 2014

    The World-Famous “Viva! NashVegas® Radio Show” LIVE OnStage every other SATURDAY @ 11 am Central Time! ENJOY FREE Music, Magic, Laughs, Dramatic Re-Enactments & PopCorn at...more

    Weekly Vintage Swing Dance!

    Presented by Nashville Swing Dance Foundation at Jump Session Swing Dance Studio

    July 25 - December 19, 2014

    Swing Dance is the most exuberant, spontaneous, friendliest form of partner and solo dancing there is! Jump Session Nashville is the perfect place to get your fill! Never danced before? Need to...more

    Cliff Richmond & Friends

    Presented by Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse Green Hills at Tokyo Japanese Steak House

    March 6 - December 18, 2014

    Join us for a night of live jazz with Cliff Richmond and friends.


    What a Time! with Lori and Aubrey Ghent

    Presented by Global Education Center at Global Education Center

    December 13, 2014

    Aubrey and Lori Ghent will have you dancing and singing in your seats as they share their rich family heritage in a unique gospel style that encompasses sacred, blues, jazz, country, folk and...more

    Tony Bennett with Special Guest Antonia Bennett

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    December 11 - December 12, 2014

    The one and only Tony Bennett makes his first-ever appearance at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. With classics like “Steppin’ Out With My Baby” and “I...more

    Jazz Combo

    Presented by Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University - Blair School of Music - Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall

    December 7, 2014

    Roger Spencer, Director

    Small Student Jazz Combos perform.


    Sessions at Steinway

    Presented by Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville at Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville

    September 6 - December 6, 2014

    The Tennessee Jazz Blues Society and Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville are proud to present a new performance series, Sessions at Steinway. The new series combines interview and performance,...more

    Jazz Series: The Manhattan Transfer Swings Christmas

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    December 5, 2014

    Jazz Series

    The beloved vocal quartet makes a stop at the Schermerhorn ready to deck the halls, trim the tree and sing all the Christmas songs that make you feel warm and fuzzy!...more

    Blair Big Band and Nashville Jazz Orchestra

    Presented by Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University - Blair School of Music - Ingram Hall

    December 4, 2014

    A winter jazz showcase combining the talents of our own Blair Big Band with resident professional ensemble the Nashville Jazz Orchestra. Warm up the cold nights with some cool, hot...more

    Patton James & The Synchromatics

    Presented by Sambuca at Sambuca Restaurant - Nashville

    November 24, 2014

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    Patton James & The Synchromatics

    Presented by Sambuca at Sambuca Restaurant - Nashville

    November 22, 2014

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    FirstBank Pops Series: A Night at the Cotton Club

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    November 13 - November 15, 2014

    FirstBank Pops Series: A Night at the Cotton Club

    • Nashville Symphony
    • Jeff Tyzik, conductor
    • Byron Stripling, trumpet/vocals
    • Carmen Bradford,...more

    Patton James & The Synchromatics

    Presented by Sambuca at Sambuca Restaurant - Nashville

    November 10, 2014

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    Patton James & The Synchromatics

    Presented by Sambuca at Sambuca Restaurant - Nashville

    November 8, 2014

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    Open Mic Writers Night hosted by Donnie Winters

    Presented by Douglas Corner Cafe at Douglas Corner Cafe

    September 2 - October 28, 2014

    Come out to Douglas Corner Cafe for an Open Mic Writers Night Hosted by Donnie Winters!
    **Call (615) 292-2530 between 1-6pm on the Tuesday you want to play. Leave your name. Order goes by...more

    Jazzmania 2014

    Presented by Nashville Jazz Workshop at The Factory at Franklin

    October 25, 2014

    Jazzmania is a country started by jazz fanatics and visited by the world. Its national food is Salt Peanuts, the national bird is the Yardbird, and its royal family includes Nat King Cole, Duke...more

    Musicians Corner with Andrew Ripp, Blackfoot Gypsies, and More TBA

    Presented by Musicians Corner at Centennial Park

    October 25, 2014

    Musicians Corner returns for its fifth year of free weekly lawn parties in Centennial Park.  Southwest Airlines®  presents a musical performance by Andrew Ripp and SESAC...more

    Musicians Corner with Chris Stapleton, Steve Moakler, and Magnolia Sons

    Presented by Musicians Corner at Centennial Park

    October 19, 2014

    Musicians Corner returns for its fifth year of free weekly lawn parties in Centennial Park. This week features a Special Sunday Event Supporting the Rainy Season with live Performances by...more

    Jazz on the Cumberland Concert Series 2014

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. and Nashville Metro Parks & Recreation at Cumberland Park (East Bank Cumberland River)

    May 11 - October 19, 2014

    Jazz on the Cumberland, a monthly concert series at Cumberland Park on the banks of the great river, returns for 2014. Concerts take place every third Sunday, August through October. The concerts,...more

    Musicians Corner: Special Event To Be Announced

    Presented by Musicians Corner at Centennial Park

    October 18, 2014

    Musicians Corner returns for its fifth year of free weekly lawn parties in Centennial Park  featuring a Special Event To Be Announced! Artists performing on the Lightning 100 acoustic...more

    2014 'Music With A Mission' on October 12

    Presented by Nashville Rescue Mission and Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    October 12, 2014

    Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers, Steve and Rudy, along with the GRAMMY® award-winning Nashville Symphony, will host this year’s “Music With A Mission” on Sunday,...more

    Nashville Jazz Orchestra's October Salute to Latin History Month

    Presented by Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University - Blair School of Music - Ingram Hall

    October 11, 2014

    Jim Williamson, director

    Nashville Jazz Orchestra’s traditional October salute to Latin History Month will be a hot and spicy program of music and dance in tribute to our Latin...more

    Barktoberfest

    Presented by Nashville Paw Magazine at Animalia Wellness

    October 11, 2014

    Barktoberfest: A Costumed Fall Festival for Dogs & their People!

    Barktoberfest won #3 Best Festival in The Tennessean's 2013 Toast of Music City Awards!

    Our biggest event...more

    Musicians Corner with Dave Barnes, Brooks & Uptown Sound, and The Soil And The Sun

    Presented by Musicians Corner at Centennial Park

    October 11, 2014

    Musicians Corner returns for its fifth year of free weekly lawn parties in Centennial Park with a stellar line up presented by ASCAP featuring musical performances by Dave...more

    RoseOnVibes Quintet at Nashville Airport

    Presented by Arts at the Airport at Arts at the Airport

    October 10, 2014

    Join us with guest trombonist Roland Barber as we welcome Nashville visitors at the Starbuck's stage (before entering security). We'll be playing enjoy jazz standards with kick and African...more

    Jazz Series: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    October 5, 2014

    Jazz Series

    Led by Wynton Marsalis, this remarkable group is made up of 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players, and arrangers in jazz music today. The Jazz at Lincoln Center...more

    Fall Fest at the Hermitage 2014

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    This event will focus on a fantastic variety of artisans, live music acts that can only be found in Music City, as well as specialty foods and spirits. Fall Fest at The Hermitage is an excellent...more

    BBQ, Blues, Rock & Roll

    Presented by Sumner Crest Winery at Sumner Crest Winery

    October 4, 2014

    Free Concert. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. You may enjoy Sumner Crest Wine but no other alcohol is allowed. You can purchase local BBQ at 5:00 until it's gone.


    Jazz on the Cumberland

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Granville Veteran Park

    October 4, 2014

    Held at Granville Veterans Park on the banks of the Cumberland River/Cordell Hull Lake, enjoy jazz favorites from the following artists:

    11:30am   Jackson High School Jazz Band...more

    Granville Fall Celebration

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. and Granville Museum, Inc. at Granville Museum

    October 4, 2014

    The 2014 Fall Festival will be an exciting event. The following events are being planned:

    Jazz on the Cumberland - Professional Jazz Bands perform at Granville Veterans Park on bank...more

    Musicians Corner with Melinda Doolittle, Fairfield Four, and Revolfusion

    Presented by Musicians Corner at Centennial Park

    October 4, 2014

    Musicians Corner returns for its fifth year of free weekly lawn parties in Centennial Park with a stellar line up presented by Celebrate Nashville featuring musical performances...more

    360 Burger presents The Hillbilly Mardis Gras

    Presented by 360 Burger at 360 Burger

    May 30 - October 3, 2014

    Every Friday from 5:30-9:30pm Willi X Evans and his special guests from around the world come to perform some of the best Blues, Country, Southern Rock, and good ole Picken. Happy hour specials...more

    Courtyard Concert: Mr. Sipp

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Main Library

    September 30, 2014

    Mr. Sipp will perform Mississippi blues for our 2014 Courtyard Concerts series.


    Remembering WWII: Reenactment and Swap Meet

    Presented by Dominion Skills at Downtown Linden

    September 27, 2014

    Join us September 27th in Linden, TN as we make WWII history come alive with a reenactment, encampment, and swap meet. Most importantly come meet the WWII Veterans as they share their stories,...more

    Musicians Corner with Josh Rouse, Gabe Dixon, Mike Hicks & The Funk Puncs

    Presented by Musicians Corner at Centennial Park

    September 27, 2014

    Musicians Corner returns for its fifth year of free weekly lawn parties in Centennial Park with a stellar line up presented by BMI featuring musical performances by Josh Rouse,...more

    The 15th Annual Americana Music Festival and Conference 2014

    Presented by Americana Music Association at Hutton Hotel

    September 17 - September 21, 2014

    Each year, the Americana Music Festival & Conference brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars and industry professionals for four days of music...more

    San Gennaro MusicFest

    Presented by Cathedral of the Incarnation at Cathedral of the Incarnation

    September 20 - September 21, 2014

    An Italian street festival with just the right Music City flair, the San Gennaro MusicFest will transform Midtown into a feast for the senses. Two stages of live music, streets strung with lights,...more

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