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Events for the Week of September 12th

πŸŽ™ This is a huge week for music in Nashville as tons of artists descend on our city for The Americana Fest. Walk into any live music bar or venue this week and chances are you'll have walked in on a festival event. Both below – marked (AF) – and on our Pamphleteer's Picks playlist, you'll find our favorite artists from the lineup this year.

🍺 The Pamphleteer hosts Bar Hours on the third Thursday of every month (the next meeting is this Thursday, September 15th) at Lucky's 3 Star Bar from 6-8 PM. The first ten guests get drinks on the company tab.

πŸŽͺ Check out our favorite driving distance festivals this summer.

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎ The Pamphleteer farmer's market guide.

βš”οΈ The Knights in Armor exhibit is running till October 10th at the Frist: European arms and armor from the renowned collection of the Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy.

🎑 The first annual Nashville Fair is running every day from the 9th to the 18th at the fairgrounds.

🎧 Listen to the Pamphleteer's Picks on Spotify, our playlist of the best bands playing in town this week.

Monday 9/12

🎩  History Class @ Bold Patriot Brewing, 5p, Info

🎺 Jazz in the Park @ Church Street Park, 5p, Free, Info

🎸 Harry Fontana @ American Legion Post 82, 7p, Free, Info

πŸ’€ Grateful Monday @ Acme Feed & Seed, 7p, Free, Info

πŸ•― Windhand @ DRKMTTR, 7p, $15, Info

πŸ•Ί Motown Monday @ The 5 Spot, 9p, $5, Info

🎹 Jazz Jam @ The Villager, 11p, Free, Info

Tuesday 9/13

🎸 Honky Tonk Tuesday @ American Legion Post 82, 5p, Free, Infoβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œ
+ Two step lessons @ 7p, The Cowpokes @ 8p

🎸 Big & Rich @ 3rd & Lindsley, 8p, $55+, Info

🎺 Todd Day Wait @ The Underdog, 11:30p, Free, Infoβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œβ€Œ
+ Honky Tonk Tuesday afterparty, down the street

Wednesday Β 9/14

🎻 Bluegrass Night @ The American Legion Post 82, 7p, Free, Info

🍸 Electric relaxation @ Bar Sovereign, 9p, Free, Info

🎻 Mike Compton @ Station Inn, 9p, $20, Info
+ Old time bluegrass

πŸŽ™ Taj Mahal (AF) @ Basement East, 10p, $40, Info
+ Master bluesman

🎸 Miko Marks (AF) @ 3rd & Lindsley, 11p, $25, Info

Thursday Β 9/15

πŸ€ Live Irish Music @ McNamara’s Irish Pub, 6p, Free, Info

🎸 Kelly’s Heroes @ Robert’s Western World, 6:30p, Free, Info

🎸 Open Mic @ Fox & Locke, 6:30p, Free, Info

πŸŽ™ Nat Meyers & Whitehorse (AF) @ The Basement, 7p, $15, Info
+ Blues

🎸 Bee Taylor & Heavy Heavy (AF) @ The 5 Spot, 7p, $10, Info

🎻 Bruce Molsky (AF) @ Station Inn, 7p, $20, Info
+ Old time bluegrass

🎻 Molly Tuttle (AF) @ Basement East, 8p, $40, Info

Friday 9/16

🎻 The Cowpokes @ Acme Feed & Seed, 12p, Free, Info

🍸 Nashville Cocktail Fest @ Centennial Park, 4p, $65, Info
+ "Luau"

πŸ› Musicians Corner @ Centennial Park, 5p, Free, Info

πŸ€ Live Irish Music @ McNamara’s Irish Pub, 6p, Free, Info

πŸŒ• Full Moon Pickin' Party @ Percy Warner, 6p, $25, Info

πŸŽ™ Nikki Lane Record Release @ Grimey's, 6p, Free, Info

🎸 Kelly’s Heroes @ Robert’s Western World, 6:30p, Free, Info Β 

πŸŽ™ Rachel Brooke & Hannah Juanita (AF) @ The 5 Spot, 7p, $10, Info
+ Two steppin music

⚫️ Pearl Jam @ Bridgestone, 7:30p, Sold Out, Info

Saturday Β 9/17

β›° Sevenmile Creek Greenway Cleanup @ Whitfield Park, 9a, Free, Info

🍸 Nashville Cocktail Fest @ Centennial Park, 11a, $40, Info
+ "Apertivo brunch"

πŸ› Musicians Corner @ Centennial Park, 12p, Free, Info

🏎 Drag Race @ Music City Raceway, 3p, $12, Info

🍸 Nashville Cocktail Fest @ Centennial Park, 4p, $65, Info
+ "Cosmic corral"

πŸ€ Live Irish Music @ McNamara’s Irish Pub, 6p, Free, Info

🎸 Kelly’s Heroes @ Robert’s Western World, 6:30p, Free, Info

πŸŽ™ Kayla Ray (AF) @ Basement, 7p, $15, Info
+ Country Western

🎻 Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves (AF) @ Station Inn, 7p, $20, Info
+ Excellent bluegrass duo. Hargreaves is a Pamphleteer favorite

πŸŽ™ Sierra Ferrell & Nikki Lane (AF) @ Basement East, 9p, $40, Info
+ A couple of sirens

πŸŽ™ Kelsey Waldon @ Riverside Revival, 10p, $20, Info

Sunday Β 9/18

🎻 Bluegrass Brunch @ Von Elrod's, 10a, Info

🍺 End of Summer Block Party @ Bearded Iris, 4p, $10+, Info
+ Proceeds go to Cafe Momentum - a restaurant coming to Nashville soon, that will employ kids fresh out of juvie, helping them transition into society.

πŸŽ…πŸ½ Β Santa's Ice Cold Pickers @ Santa's Pub, 7p, Free, No Infoβ€Œβ€Œ

🎺 Herb Alpert @ City Winery, 7p, $50, Info

🎻 Old Time Jam @ Dee's Lounge, 7:30, Free, Info

ON THE RADAR

πŸŽ™ Amyl & The Sniffers @ Brooklyn Bowl, (9/20), $26, Info
+ Aussie punk

🎸 My Morning Jacket @ Ascend Amphitheater, (9/23), $22.88, Info

βš”οΈ HELMET @ Marathon Music Works, (9/24), $35, Info
+ 90's alternative metal band from NY, a Pamphleteer favorite

🏜 ZZ Top & Beck @ First Bank Amphitheater, (9/27), $49+, Info

πŸ‘Ύ Flamingosis @ Basement East (9/29), $20, Info

🎻 Gustav Holst's The Planets @ Schermerhorn (9/29-10/2), Info
+ Β Early 1900's orchestral suite, each movement is named after a planet

πŸ•Ί Remi Wolf @ Brooklyn Bowl (10/6), $30, Info
+ Young talented funk/pop/hip-hop singer, one of the few

🎸 Yes @ Ryman (10/11), $60, Info

πŸ•― W.I.T.C.H. @ Blue Room (10/17), $15, Info
+ The biggest rock band in Zambia in the 1970s and spearheaded a new genre: Zamrock

🎻 Mozart & [email protected] Schermerhorn, (10/28-29), $25+, Info

🎸 Smashing Pumpkins @ Bridgestone Arena, (10/10), $133+, Info
+ 90's alt-rock from Chicago

🎸 The Doobie Brothers @ Bridgestone Arena, (10/12), $43+, Info

🎺 Too Many Zooz @ Basement East, (10/31), $20, Info

🌢 The Gypsy Kings @ The Ryman (11/1), $39.50, Info
+ The roving band of flamenco guitarists

πŸ•Ί Drugdealer @ Blue Room, $25, Info