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Entering its fourth year, the annual Artober Nashville celebration will be better than ever! Along with daily events hosted by the many arts and cultural organizations in Nashville, signature and specialty events will be presented to inform and inspire participation in the arts throughout the city.

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Artober Nashville is an annual month-long celebration of arts and culture hosted by the Metro Nashville Arts Commission and NowPlayingNashville.com. Nearly 300 arts and cultural organizations will highlight the depth and breadth of arts activities during the month of October through official Artober Nashville events. Activities will include visual and performing arts, music, crafts, film and more. Check the listing below for a comprehensive list of events as more and more activities are added throughout the year.

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2015 Southern Festival of Books Reveal Party

Presented by Humanities Tennessee at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

July 11, 2015

Join Humanities Tennessee as they reveal the author list for the 27th annual Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Words. The Festival will take place October 9-11th in downtown Nashville. 

This is a free event and is open to the public. Beverages and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. 

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First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown - October 2015

Presented by 5th Avenue of the Arts at Downtown Nashville, Nashville

October 3, 2015

Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 2,000 people attend this very popular monthly event....more

Ramsey Lewis | Presented by NMAAM (Rescheduled for October 3)

Presented by National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) at TPAC - James K. Polk Theater, Nashville

October 3, 2015

*** Due to Unforeseen Circumstances, the Show Has Been Rescheduled for October 3***

Ticket holders for the original date (April 25) will have new tickets placed at Will Call on the night...more

Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto & Guitar Legend Manuel Barrueco

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 2 - October 3, 2015

Aegis Classical Series: Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto & Guitar Legend Manuel Barrueco

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Manuel...more

Bob Mould

Presented by City Winery Nashville at City Winery Nashville, Nashville

October 3, 2015

Bob Mould’s new album Beauty & Ruin may very well be the most epic emotional roller coaster ever pressed into 36 minutes. “It’s a song cycle. A narrative. It’s nobody’s story but my...more

3rd Annual Fall Fest at The Hermitage

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

October 3 - October 4, 2015

Members of the local community join forces to bring together 100 artisans to share space with musicians, food vendors, and community art projects, creating a vibrant celebration on the grounds of...more

The House That Music Built: A Night of Music and Storytelling

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 4, 2015

We hope you'll join us for an evening of music and storytelling as the Nashville music community comes together to benefit Habitat for Humanity.


Beach House

Presented by Ryman Auditorium at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

October 4, 2015

Beach House is Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally. We have been a band for over a decade living and working in Baltimore, MD. Depression Cherry is our fifth full-length record. This record follows...more

Emily West

Presented by City Winery Nashville at City Winery Nashville, Nashville

October 4, 2015

Emily West’s dream is to tell stories through song. After moving to Nashville at 18, she enjoyed some success in the music industry. In search of a clean slate, she packed a bag for New York...more

Foo Fighters | Sonic Highways World Tour 2015

Presented by Bridgestone Arena at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

October 5, 2015

As promised when the band played the Ryman on October 31, 2014, the Foo Fighters will return to Nashville in 2015. Coinciding with the success of the Sonic Highways’ television show and...more

Of Monsters and Men

Presented by Ryman Auditorium at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

October 7, 2015

OF MONSTERS AND MEN have come a long way from their native Iceland. They quickly became a phenomenon in 2011 with the quadruple-platinum “Little Talks” and their chart-topping debut, My Head...more

Reel Rock 10

Presented by 1966 Hall at The Belcourt at Belcourt Theatre, Nashville

October 7 - October 8, 2015

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Aretha Franklin with The Nashville Symphony

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 8, 2015

HCA/TriStar Health Legends of Music Series: Aretha Franklin with members of the Nashville Symphony

She is a musical icon known the world over simply by her first name:...more

Florence + the Machine

Presented by Live Nation at Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville

October 9, 2015

Florence + the Machine are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of lead singer Florence Welch,...more

NS2 presents: Noah Gundersen

Presented by Cannery Ballroom at Cannery Ballroom, Nashville

October 9, 2015

At the tender age of 24, Noah Gundersen is already a young veteran who recorded his first album on his dad’s Tascam Studio 8 reel-to-reel home tape machine at 13. Born in the tiny town of...more

Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion: When the Wolves Came In

Presented by OZ at OZ Nashville, Nashville

October 8 - October 9, 2015

MacArthur “Genius” Award winning choreographer Kyle Abraham creates dance works using highly physical dance styles that reflect the youthful energy of hip-hop and speak to a new...more

Wasabassco Burlesque

Presented by City Winery Nashville at City Winery Nashville, Nashville

October 9, 2015

"ONE of the TOP Ten Burlesque Shows In The World" -Travel Channel

Wasabassco is world-renowned for its disarmingly sexy combination of contemporary striptease and top-tier variety....more

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions w/ Nashville Symphony

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 9, 2015

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony
Vinay Parameswaran, conductor

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is the must-see video game concert of the year, giving fans and newcomers of...more

Turandot

Presented by Nashville Opera Association at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall, Nashville

October 8 - October 10, 2015

After composing LA BOHÈME, TOSCA, and MADAMA BUTTERFLY, what could Puccini possibly do for a final statement?  The answer:  TURANDOT.  Containing some of the greatest operatic...more

Silo Music Series With Rose Falcon

Presented by Natchez Hills Winery at Fontanel at Natchez Hills Winery at Fontanel , Nashville

October 10, 2015

Fontanel, in conjunction with Carl Black Chevy hosts the new Silo Music Series to be held on designated Saturday’s from 1:00-4:00 PM. Partnering with NASH FM 103.3 Radio, Prichard’s Distillery...more

27th annual Southern Festival of Books

Presented by Humanities Tennessee at War Memorial Plaza and Nashville Public Library, Nashville

October 9 - October 11, 2015

A local treasure and a fixture of fall in the South; a star-studded literary lineup; a must-attend for millennials; a time-honored family tradition: the Southern Festival of Books will return to...more

First Bank Pops Series: The Best of Broadway

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 15 - October 17, 2015

The Best of Broadway with the Nashville Symphony & Broadway's Incredible Music Director Todd Ellison

Performers
Nashville Symphony
Todd Ellison, conductor
Debbie...more

Grassy Knoll Movie Nights

Presented by Grassy Knoll Movie Productions at Grassy Knoll, Nashville

April 26 - October 18, 2015

The East Nashville Grassy Knoll Movie Night Series hopes to bring together a group of individuals who not only love community events, but have a collective inclination to support...more

Jazz On The Cumberland Concert Series 2015

Presented by Metro Parks Cultural Arts Department and Victor Chatman Productions and Studios at Cumberland Park (East Bank Cumberland River), Nashville

May 10 - October 18, 2015

Victor Chatman Productions and Nashville Metro Parks present the Jazz On The Cumberland Concert Series 2015. Come enjoy some of the best live jazz from local, regional, and national artists...more

2015 Music & Molasses Festival

Presented by Tennessee Agricultural Museum at Tennessee Agricultural Museum, Nashville

October 17 - October 18, 2015

Looking for a fun weekend? The annual Music & Molasses Arts & Crafts Festival, a country celebration of...more

Dracula with Afternoon of a Faun and Satto

Presented by Nashville Ballet at TPAC - James K. Polk Theater, Nashville

October 22 - October 24, 2015

Just in time for Halloween, Dracula’s classic tale of love, lust and blood returns to Nashville Ballet for the first time since 2007. Vasterling’s original choreography resurrects the craving...more

YWISH Festival - Young Women in Song & Harmony

Presented by Metro Nashville Chorus at Hillsboro High School, Nashville

October 24, 2015

The Young Women In Song & Harmony (YWISH) Festival hosted by Metro Nashville Chorus is a one-day workshop that will introduce young women (ages 14 through 25) to singing and performing...more

Cinderella

Presented by Tennessee Performing Arts Center, TPAC at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall, Nashville

October 20 - October 25, 2015

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary...more

Aegis Classical Series: Bach's Brandenburg Concertos

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 22 - October 25, 2015

Aegis Classical Series: Bach's Brandenburg Concertos

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony
Matthew Halls, conductor
Mark Niehaus, trumpet

PROGRAM
Bach -...more

Don McLean with the Nashville Symphony

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 28, 2015

Don McLean with the Nashville Symphony

PERFORMERS
Don McLean
Nashville Symphony
Vinay Parameswaran, conductor


Jazz Series: Michael Feinstein - The Sinatra Project with the Nashville Symphony

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 30, 2015

Jazz Series: Michael Feinstein - The Sinatra Project with the Nashville Symphony

PERFORMERS
Michael Feinstein
Nashville Symphony
Vinay Parameswaran, conductor


The Ann & Monroe Carell Pied Piper Children's Series: Trick or Treat w/ Nashville Symphony

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

October 31, 2015

The Ann & Monroe Carell Pied Piper Children's Series: Trick or Treat with the Nashville Symphony

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony
Vinay Parameswaran,...more

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Presented by Nashville Repertory Theatre at TPAC - Andrew Johnson Theater, Nashville

October 8 - October 31, 2015

This Tony Award-winner is a tragicomedy of Shakespearean proportions! Known for their minor roles in Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are at the center of the story this time, finding...more

Touched: Soft Sculpture Exhibition

Presented by Ground Floor Gallery at Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville

October 1 - October 31, 2015

Touched is an upcoming exhibit that features soft sculpture, a genre that straddles the fine contemporary art and textile craft divide.
Brought together by Tennessee...more

Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape

Presented by Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville

May 22 - November 1, 2015

Cheekwood presents a major exhibition of large-scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, the latest grand-scale show to be featured at the...more

Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City

Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

March 27, 2015 - December 31, 2016

When Bob Dylan came to Nashville to make his classic album Blonde on Blonde, he brought unprecedented attention to the city’s ultra-talented musicians. Johnny Cash did the same with his...more

Stories from the Hermitage Slave Community

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

Ongoing

The Hermitage story is not just about Andrew Jackson and his family. In fact, the Jackson family story cannot be told without the stories of the 150 enslaved Africans who lived and worked at The...more

The Age of Jackson

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

Ongoing

Between 1815 and 1850, Tennessee embodied the spirit of American expansion and politics, with President Andrew Jackson being the central character in the state's development. Displays on Jackson,...more

The Hermitage - Andrew Jackson

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

Ongoing

The Hermitage's new orientation film Andrew Jackson, narrated by Martin Sheen, is now playing on new state-of-the-art equipment in the Andrew Jackson Visitor Center theater. The film is one...more

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