Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt
1501 Demonbreun Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 255-9977
Fax: (615) 242-6127
This fest is named after Tin Pan Alley, an area in New York, which has many music makers' offices. Organized by the NSAI, Tin Pan South is a festival devoted to the mastery of talented songwriters. Held across various venues in Nashville, this is your chance to catch some of the best songsmiths like Donna Summer, Garth Brooks, Art Garfunkel and many, many more. There is also a songwriters' symposium held apart from all the concerts. Visitors can enjoy the different performances spanning diverse genres like rock, country and pop. Come, be a part of this musical journey, which has been delighting audiences since 1993.
If you're looking for a creative and fun way to spend an evening, Sips n Strokes offers the perfect opportunity to do just that. Spend a nice evening exploring your artistic abilities in a lively, casual environment. Take along your beverage of choice as you pick-up the basics of painting with an instructor. Group events can also be planned by Sips n Strokes, for a fun, engaging evening. A unique way to explore Art, Sips n Strokes Studios have several locations across cities, for reservations visit the website.
The High Watt Stage is located inside the Mercy Lounge in Nashville's historic Cannery Building. Since its inception in 2012, the stage has seen performances by local bands such as The Cadillac Black, Happy Little Trees, Brother Lover and The Poor Boys. If you are a die-hard rock fan then you should be stalking their website for information on upcoming shows. Their ticket prices are quite affordable as the place is mostly targeted and patronized by Nashville students and young professionals.
Located in the famed Cannery Building, the Cannery Ballroom is truly historic. Once a flour mill and later a place to grind coffee, today this place has been transformed into a massive event facility. The interiors are well done with hardwood floors and comfortable seating of upto 1000 people. Today, the Cannery has evolved into one of Nashville's primary music venues. And with performers like Iggy Top, Janes Addiction and Jimmy Cliff having performed here one can imagine the magnitude of this place.
Christ Church Cathedral is located in the heart of downtown Nashville and is presided over by the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee. This beautiful and historic church dates back to the early 19th Century. Visitors are welcome throughout the week and after Sunday services to tour the church as a historical site. The church's broad spectrum of educational and prayer ministries meet the needs of members and guests of all ages. Through a program called Sacred Space for the City, Christ Church Cathedral offers the use of its facilities for spiritual, educational, artistic, civic, and outreach opportunities to the local Nashville community regardless of religious affiliation. -Lynn-nore Chittom
First Lutheran Nashville is located in the heart of Music City. In addition to a full range of Christian religious educational programs designed for children, youth, adults and seniors, First Lutheran also reaches out to the needs of the community surrounding the church facilities. By partnering with local ministries which focus on specific needs such as homelessness, hunger, incarceration and illness, the members of this Nashville church are able to better assist those with the greatest needs. During the summer, First Lutheran Nashville continues its education programs with a vacation bible school. Check the church's website for specific dates and events. -Lynn-nore Chittom
First Baptist Nashville is located in the heart of downtown Nashville directly beside Bridgestone Arena. Educational ministries serve the church community through age-appropriate curriculum specific for children, youth, college students, single adults, married adults, and senior adults. Bible studies, prayer groups and small groups take place throughout the week for men and women. In addition to regularly scheduled services, First Baptist also provides the downtown community with an Arts Service Group which includes an open studio for the visual arts as well as an arts festival. The church also provides recreational opportunities through the First Baptist Church Recreation Center. Details for the recreation center and service times are available on the church website. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Rocketown is a non-profit entertainment facility involved in bringing about a positive metamorphosis in teen culture. The facility includes a skate-park, coffee bar and concert venue. The sole vision and mission is centered around creating a healthy, safe drug-free ambiance for today's youth to enjoy skateboarding, classes and video-games. Besides volunteer work and summer internship, the organization is involved in multiple causes including teen problems, raising money for charity and awareness about global issues.
Set in a restored warehouse, this outpost of the City Winery chain is a hub for those who love good food, wine and music. Like its sister branches in other cities, this space is a heady mix of a winery, restaurant, wine bar and concert hall. Its sleek industrial look will charm you while the delectable cuisine and amazing list of wine from all over the globe will take you through a delightful culinary journey. Enjoy live performances by noted artists at their state-of-the-art hall. This is indeed a great addition to the Nashville entertainment scene.
All the hard-hitting, bone-crushing, ice-scraping action of the National Hockey League has found a home in the Gaylord Entertainment Center. The "Preds" are one of the NHL's newest franchise and their 1999 inaugural season was a huge success. Their 28 wins set a league record for an expansion team, and the fans showed their appreciation with 17 sellouts at home. Speaking of Nashville fans, the "Great One," Wayne Gretzky, said, "these are the loudest, most rabid fans I have ever seen."
If you want to find a big event in Nashville, this is the first place to look. Convenient location and size make Nashville Convention Center a prime venue for many of the city's major events and exhibits. This massive glass and limestone structure houses a 118,000 square feet exhibit hall, 11,000 square feet ballroom, 22 meeting rooms and offers full-service catering. It is also connected to the Renaissance Nashville (673-room luxury hotel) and across the street from the 20,000-seat Sommet Center.
Scarritt-Bennett Center is an unique facility situated in the calms of the nature, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The center occupies a huge area, offering ten built-up venues and a large area for outdoor use. From hosting events to planning quick gateways, the center has provisions for all. State-of-the-art amenities and on-site dining services make it convenient to host business conferences as well as weddings with equal finesse. Check website for further details.