I’ve sifted through the hordes of imposters calling themselves “artists” to bring you some worthwhile shows in Nashville this week.
⭐ Cheekwood’s Christmas lights exhibit is running until January 9.
🖼 At the Frist, Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City is running until January 30 and American Art Deco: Designing for the People, 1918–1939 until January 2.
🎸 Harry Fontana @ American Legion Post 82, 7p, Free, Info
+ Genuine Rockabilly.
💃 Motown Monday @ The 5 Spot, 10p, Free, Info
🎸 Honky Tonk Tuesday @ American Legion Post 82, 5p, Free, Info
+ Texas Two Step from 5-7p, Cowpokes @ 8p.
😳 Open Mic @ The East Room, 8:30p, Free, Info
😳 Comedy Open Mic @ Fat Kat Slims, 7p, Free, Info
🚫 Take the night off.
🎻 Bluegrass Night @ American Legion Post 82, Free, Info
👾 Flamingosis @ Exit/In, 9p, $18, Info
🍻 Conservative Christmas Party @ Bold Patriot Brewing, 5:30p, $25, Info
+ Collaboration between several TN conservative groups.
🎄 36th Annual Dickens of a Christmas @ Downtown Franklin, 10a-5p, Free, Info
🍻 The Cameroons @ Acme Feed & Seed, 3p, Free, Info
+ Fellow Pamphleteer Tom Landstreet's crew
🎅 Santacon Bar Crawl @ Broadway, 6p, $20, Info
🍻 Beers and Hymns @ Mercy Lounge, 7p, $20, Info
🤠 Riddy Arman @ The Basement, 7p, $10, Info
🎄 36th Annual Dickens of a Christmas, 10a-5p, Free, Info
🏈 Titans Vs. Jaguars @ Nissan Stadium, 12p, $35+, Info
🍻 Larry Longpump & The Unknown @ Acme Feed & Seed, 7p, Free, Info
+ Larry Longpump is his real name.