Thursday, November 15, 2018
This is your guide to creating a memorable holiday, courtesy of some incredibly talented Nashvillians and their unique products. ______________________________________________________________________ Whether you’re planning for a traditional Thanksgiving, a festive Friendsgiving, a Happy Harvest feast, or just a quiet Thursday, there is...
Don’t miss a rare chance to experience Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall, November 13-18, 2018. Get Your Tickets Now! ______________________________________________________________________ A lot has changed since White Christmas debuted on the big screen in 1954, but one...
We love getting the lowdown on things to do in Nashville from the folks that live here. We especially like learning what new-to-towners, like Alexandria Corn, are discovering in Music City. Find out how this up and coming artist...
November is the official start of holiday season. It's a time to celebrate and to show your #grateful. Here are some ways to get you started on giving back. ______________________________________________________________________ We’ve seen all your #grateful, #thankful and #blessed posts on Insta,...
See what you’re made of with these extreme sport adrenaline junkie activities in Nashville. ______________________________________________________________________ Sometimes, you just want to feel that crazy adrenaline rush that lets you know you’re alive. You know, kind of like that kid-on-Christmas-morning energy...heart racing, hands...
"The Phantom of the Opera" is at TPAC now through November 4th, 2018. Never seen it? Here's exactly why you should!______________________________________________________________________ It's Halloween for the whole week as far as we're concerned, so it's completely appropriate to be entertained by...
Halloween is almost here and it’s time for some spooky shenanigans! We’ve got a great lineup of festive events to keep you entertained all the way through October 31. ______________________________________________________________________ Dust off your favorite costume and get ready for a marathon...
 Our Halloween Things to Do Guide is coming at you later this week, but don't sweat it if you don't have a costume. Here are some easy peasy Nashville-themed dress up ideas using items you probably already have in...
Hockey season is in full effect. That means Bridgestone Arena will be alternating Nashville Predators games with other events until there's no more goals to get. #Smashville _____________________________________________________________________ Since the 1998-1999 inaugural season for the Predators, Nashville has been falling more in...
Sometimes you just can’t be in the stands, cheering on your future husband … um, we mean Tennessee Titans quarterback, Marcus Mariota. (Marcus, #callme). As much as we’d love to view all of our favorite sports live and in living...
Nature and humanity come together in a visual feast at OZ Arts’ World Premiere of Phantom Limb Company’s Falling Out Friday, October 12 @ 8 PM and Saturday, October 13 @ 7 PM ______________________________________________________________________ OZ Arts continues their record of delivering the...
When you need a little change-up from the new and shiny attractions, celebrate Throwback Thursday or Flashback Friday with these 4 Old School Activities in Nashville. ______________________________________________________________________ Everybody loves Nashville’s rep as the “It City” – especially when it brings in...
Don’t miss the Nashville Ballet’s production of legendary Swan Lake at TPAC’s Jackson Hall September 21-23. Get tickets now! ______________________________________________________________________ Don’t get us wrong, we love us some football, but after a few weeks of watching nothing but head-on collisions of giant dudes...
The Tennessee State Fair is on now through Sunday, September 16 at The Fairgrounds in Nashville! Don't miss the things to do at this annual celebration of life in the Volunteer State! ______________________________________________________________________ We know you can feel it. You've ridden...
  The Creator Awards are coming to Marathon Music Works on Thursday, September 13. Join the fun from 5-11 with a Job Fair, Pop-up Market, Awards Ceremony and After Party. RSVP Now for this inspiring event! ______________________________________________________________________ Ok, we know you might be a little...
It's time to get in gear for fall, and that means you can finally leave your house without melting! Here are four ways you can enjoy Nashville's great outdoors this fall. ______________________________________________________________________ Now that we’re getting closer to leaving behind those...
Labor Day may be a memory, but there's still lots of cool stuff to do in our part of the world. Read on for four ways to keep that holiday feeling alive this week in Nashville. ______________________________________________________________________ Labor Day is over....
It seems like yesterday we were celebrating a different reason to get an extra day off work, but Labor Day is really here y'all! Here's three events you can miss this weekend in Nashville. For everything else going on...
Get your 15 minutes of fame (no talent required) with FREE tickets to a filming of USA Network’s Real Country in Nashville, August 28-29. Get Your Free Tickets Here ______________________________________________________________________ It's a well-documented fact that 72.8 percent of Nashville residents came here...
Real Country is coming to Nashville on Tuesday, August 28 and Wednesday, August 29. Don't miss your chance to be a part of making country music history! Get Your Free Tickets Here _________________________________________________________________________ A new country music reality competition show, starring Shania...
You might have heard that Beyoncé is dropping in with her boo, JAY-Z on Thursday for their On the Run II Tour at Vanderbilt Stadium. They're followed by Taylor Swift's Reputation Tour at Nissan Stadium on Saturday. Thank goodness Nashville...
Autumn in Nashville is synonymous with beach volleyball. Well, it is now because Fall Volleyball begins August 20, 2108 at SandBar. Sign up to be a part of Lightning 100's sand volleyball team, The Lightning Bolt Ballers and for the next seven...
You’ve got Wannado for what to do in Nashville, but for what to wear while you're there, look no further than The WanderLust Girls. The WanderLust Girls' Emily Bache and Abigail Breslin are best friends, wardrobe stylists and recent additions...
There's no way anyone can have back to school blues at OZ Arts Family Day! See what all the buzz is about and get there Saturday August 18th, 11am - 3:00pm.  _______________________________________________________________________ The end of summer is near, and while you...
It’s the dawn of a new day, Nashville. The ever-elusive sun has come out in our lovely city, and we’d almost forgotten what it looked like after a super long winter. We’re all about protecting that porcelain Jack White glow,...
Wanna stay dry? We can’t all be as enthusiastic as Gene Kelly (or as spry, because LOOK at that fancy footwork) when spring showers strike. For every sunny spring day full of barbecue and iced beverages and puppies and smiles,...
We can all get a teensy bit cynical when Valentine’s Day rolls around. Whether you’re celebrating with your boo of 25 years, are trying to balance three dates in one night, or you are furiously searching for your special Valentine by...
It was a magical time. A time of class rings, bouncy ponytails, and bobby socks. A time before summer blockbusters were in HD-IMAX-3D-whatever requires you to wear flimsy two-toned glasses. A time when John Travolta was winning high school dance...
Cheers, y’all. Nashville knows how to do a lot of things really well. Songwriting, rocking raw denim, detecting the subtle notes of coffee, “doing life” with each other; the list goes on. One of our biggest strengths? Drankin’! We have...
People love sunsets. Humanity is collectively into a lot things (if you don’t mind our sweeping generalization): new car smell, Meryl Streep, puppies (oh, and it’s National Puppy Day if you haven’t heard), and SUNSETS. They are probably a constant...
 Feelin’ romantic? You might not have the smooth moves of the above sloth, but you’re probably pulling out all the stops to think of the perfect summertime date night. Don’t freak out, Nashville – we’ve got all the ingredients for...
Can you feel the love tonight? So you’ve met someone this summer (or you love your longtime partner so much it feels like falling in love every time you wake up #precious), and much like Nala (The Lion King love...
Well Nashville – Easter is on the horizon, and the summer is quickly approaching. You’re probably going to have a visitor or two in the coming months, whether it’s your parents helping you move out of your dorm or...
Tired of the same ol’ bar format? You know the drill: A bar. With stools. Sometimes booths. People drinking beers. Probably some sort of hip reclaimed wood paneling. Sure, it’s nice to have some familiarity when it comes to your...
For this special edition of the Wannado blog, we asked our resident burger enthusiast, Mike Freeman, to give a list of his all-time favorite burgers. We hope you’re hungry, because it is about to get finger-lickin’ good (check out...
New year, new romance(s), stud. January has been COLD, and we imagine you’re trying to find a paramour to cozy up to. Whether it’s your spouse of 25 years or someone you’ve been “talking to” for 25 minutes (can we...
Guess who’s reppin’ Nashville, y’all? Aziz Ansari of Parks & Recreation fame is currently KILLIN’ IT with his new show “Master Of None”, exclusively streaming on Netflix (Go watch it! Because there are mild spoilers ahead). If you already binge-watched...
Dogs are a man's best friend. But, we think all creatures are worthy of getting up close and personal with. That's why we've been hunting down Music City's best animal experiences and we're sharing them with you below. Whether domesticated, farm, forest,...
We know you're pinching yourself. There's only a week left before Metro Nashville Public Schools start on Tuesday, August 7. Now, before you break something ... don't forget you still have four whole days of Monday through Thursday action to...
If you can't stand the heat, get into the kitchen. Or anywhere indoors for that matter. Don't let the the hot, humid temps and summer storms keep you from doing what you love. There's plenty of indoor recreation for even the...
Classic combinations make for singular sensations. Peanut butter and chocolate. Lennon and McCartney. National Tequila Day and Taco Tuesday. This is a synchronicity too extraordinary to ignore. Whether you enjoy your tequila neat with soft tacos or in a margarita with hard shells,...
She's "Still the One" we get so excited about seeing in Music City! And we're not talking about Oprah. Not this time, at least. We're talking about Shania Twain! In anticipation of Shania Twain: Now at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday night, we...
Weekdays in every other city be like: But, we're in Nashville - which has zero yawn factor as evidenced by the crazy amazing amount of things to do on any given day, including weekdays. Here's our top picks for what's going...
Anybody else hearing New Edition in their head? We all know any reprieve from the summer heat is temporary - this is Nashville, y'all. So, when the temps are sweltering and nothing sounds appetizing except sub-zero frozen treats, check out...
DO go chasin' waterfalls. While we usually suggest going by epic girl group TLC's advice (because no one really WANTS a scrub), we're going to have to go against them on this one. Waterfalls are definitely worth chasin' and we're...
Happy Independence Week, Nashville. You’re going to need Monday to get your mind right, Tuesday to pregame, Wednesday to GO OFF (cuz, baby you're a firework), and Thursday through Sunday to recover. With so much to do on July 4th...
Eat your heart out and drink all the Yazoo you can safely consume on July 3rd with East Nashville's legendary Thirth of July Block Party. Tuesday, July 3rd  4:00 p.m. – Midnight North 12th Street between Ordway & Calvin ______________________________________________________________________ Independence Day...
There are plenty of stories about The Rolling Stones. Everyday folks share their Stones memories below. For more, go see Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibit now! Doesn’t everyone have a memory that comes flooding back when a certain song comes...
Gear up for the Fourth of July on July 3rd with East Nashville's legendary Thirth of July Block Party. Tuesday, July 3rd  4:00 p.m. – Midnight North 12th Street between Ordway & Calvin _________________________________________________________________________ If you’re not a total amateur, you know...
Some things never change. But, music does. The Rolling Stones have innovated and kept up with every twist and turn. Experience their journey at Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibit. There’s no doubt that rock and roll’s sound has changed...
Get your tickets to The Thirth of July Block Party! ____________________________________________________________________ We get it, Tuesday is the second suckiest day of the week. It’s only slightly better than Monday, mostly because you’ve somewhat recovered from your weekend separation anxiety (self-medicating with...
Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibit may be their longest run in Nashville, but it's certainly not the first time The Stones have made their presence known in Music City. ______________________________________________________________________ When a band has been touring the world for six decades,...
Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibit is sticking around for the whole summer! ________________________________________________________________________ Remember when you’d been going out with that hottie from the basketball team, and you were hoping y’all would stay together long enough to go to prom?...
Second Saturday at Adventure Science Center is June 9th! We love a Nashville night out as much as anyone else, but is it just us, or is it getting a little sweaty out there? When it’s mid-June and you realize...

A decade and a half ago, four friends were living in East Nashville before high rise condos and trendy eateries put the area on the map. They deemed themselves the East Nashville Bachelors’ Association and were young and unencumbered enough to start the fourth of July festivities a little early…

The Rolling Stones are no one hit wonder. Learn all about their prolific catalog by visiting Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibit at the Musicians Hall of Fame Didn’t you always just wonder what “makes a grown man cry” in the...
Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibit is open now at The Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville! We all have situations that we just don’t know how to handle. Maybe it’s a huge decision about moving to another state, or maybe it’s...
Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibit is open now at The Musicians Hall of Fame We know you feel it. That first hint of the coming summer months. Just in case the warm evenings and rising humidity didn’t clue you in,...
We all know that moms are the only reason civilized society exists. How else would we have learned to use manners and not club other kids over the head to get what we wanted? Seriously, we’d still be cavepeople...
Think about your crew — the people you could call at 3 a.m., ask for bail money, and they’d show up - no questions asked. You know why those are your go-to friends? Because group chemistry is everything, and there’s...