Music City celebrates the month of April with Awesome April, a musical tribute to the city that promises a major event each weekend. Be in the audience of a nationally televised awards show, take in a potential Oscar-nominated documentary and celebrate your victory lap around Music City.
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Nashville Fashion Week
Nashville Fashion Week is a city-wide celebration of Nashville's thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent - featuring local, regional and national design talent in fashion events and shows, and encouraging both Nashvillians and visitors to explore the city's diverse fashion and retail space throughout the week with promotions, partnerships and educational workshops.
East Nashville Beer Festival
East Nashville Beer Festival (ENBF) is Tennessee's premier exclusively-craft beer festival located in East Park. Featuring the best craft breweries from across the nation as well as here in Nashville, ENBF focuses on a personal, education focused approach. Every brewery represented will have an employee of that brewery present to meet and educate all or the attendees. East Nashville Beer Festival is sure to be a fun learning experience for the novice craft drinker all the way to the geekiest aficionado.
Women's Final Four
Nashville will be alive with energy for the 2014 NCAA Women's Final Four. Be there live for the semifinals on April 6th and the championship on April 8th.
Rites of Spring Music Festival
Each year the Music Group at Vanderbilt University hosts their annual celebration of warm weather and music at the Rites of Spring Music Festival. This year will feature 2 Chainz, Steve Aoki, Delta Rae and more!
Nashville Film Festival
The Nashville Film Festival is held annual in Music City. It offers eight days of film screenings, industry panels, music showcases, parties receptions, and workshops. Being in Music City, the festival has an appreciation for the role of music in film, and music in general, which makes it so unique and wonderful. The Nashville Film Festival is also an Academy Awards qualifying festival.
Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Convention
Let the countdown begin for this terrifying and spectacular event! The Full Moon Festival is held annually here in Nashville. Meet your favorite horror stars, the best film makers, tattoo artists, and more! This year will feature Scott Wilson aka "Hershel" from The Walking Dead, and Jamie Kennedy from John Carpenter's Scream series.
Country Music Marathon
For the last 15 years Music City has ROCKED the Country Music Marathon! This run will be like nothing you have ever seen. At each mile there will be a band playing just for you, encouraging you to just keep running until you reach that OH! so sweet finish line. The music doesn't stop there, not in Music City, after the race make sure to celebrate at the Saturday Night Concert with one of country music's biggest acts. Stay tuned for the headliner announcement.
April's Music Line Up
Vince Gill and Friends
The Midtown Men
Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy
Mandisa and Brandon Heath
The Milk Carton Kids
Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto
Goo Goo Dolls
Brandi Carlile with the Nashville Symphony
Foster the People
Black Label Society
Kevin Costner & Modern Twist
WWE Smackdown @ Bridgestone - April 15
7th Annual Iron Fork @ Commodore Ballroom Vanderbilt University - April 16
Record Store Day @ Across Nashville - April 19
Dining Out for Life @ Over 70 Restaurants - April 22
Predators Foundation Wine Festival & Tasting @ Bridgestone Arena - April 24
2014 Symphony Fashion Show featuring The Band Perry @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center - April 29
Reba: All the Women I Am @ The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - August 9-June 8
The Firebird @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center - April 5
Lyle the Crocodile @ Nashville Children's Theatre - April 10-May 11
Eggstravaganzoo @ Nashville Zoo at Grassmere - April 19
Cheekwood in Bloom @ Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art - March 22-April 26
Zoovie Nights @ Nashville Zoo at Grassmere - April 25
Listen to Your Mother @ TPAC - April 26
Arts & Culture
First Saturday Art Crawl @ Art Venues across Nashville - April 5
Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan @ Frist Center for the Visual Arts - January 31-May 11
Goya: The Disasters of War @ Frist Center for the Visual Arts - February 28-June 8
Nashville Opera presents Otello @ TPAC - April 11-15
Wicked @ TPAC - March 26-April 20
Modern Twist: Contemporary Bamboo Art @ Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art - March 22-May 25
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus @ TPAC - April 3
Whoopi Goldberg @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center - April 11
Kevin Nealon @ Zanies Comedy Night Club - April 24-26
Nashville Predators vs. Phoenix Coyotes @ Bridgestone Arena - April 10
Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks @ Bridgestone Arena - April 12