The Groove Closing Down This Weekend

Here’s the kind of bad news we hate to have to share: The Groove is closing down at the end of business on Sunday. That’s right folks — we’re quite saddened to say it, but we will be leaving our current South 11th Street location behind at the end of this month… We’ve had alot […]

East Nashville Arts Fest Recap

While there were some local artists with recognizable artwork in the East Nashville Arts Fest, many participants were from other states, which provided festival-goers an unexpectedly new and fresh supply of artwork to see and purchase. Of course we like to support our local artists, but I think we can all smile at the fact that our side of the city is happenin’ enough to attract artists from far and away, and our reputation as a city that celebrates the visual arts is growing ever stronger.

East Nashville Arts Fest This Weekend

East Nashville art lovers will want to set aside some time this weekend for the newest art event in our corner of the city. The East Nashville Arts Fest is an outdoor fair featuring the work of 50 artists from across North America. Their work, which will be on display outside on Woodland Street between […]

Record Store Day Performance Schedule @ The Groove

For those of you who are planning to head out to Five Points and The Groove today to hear free music on Record Store Day, here’s the schedule: 12:00  Daniel Pujol 1:00  Illnana 1:50  Danger & The Steel Cut Oats 2:45  Emmylou Harris 3:15  The Grayces 4:15  Chris Crofton: The Alcohol Stuntman 5:15  The Distribution 6:15 […]

Emmylou Harris at The Groove on Saturday

Stupid day jobs, always getting in the way of what we’d rather be doing! They’ve turned the EastNashvilleBlog.com staff into busy bees the last few days, but we couldn’t miss the chance to spread the word about Emmylou Harris playing at Five Points. So here we are sneaking away from our regular duties and letting you […]

Five Points Still Doesn’t Get The Drift Of Barbecue

Editor’s Note: What you’re looking at here is almost as much a review of all the East Nashville spots owned by Matt Charette as it is a look at his newest place, Drifters. But Bob’s review of Drifters depends pretty heavily on a familiarity with those other businesses, so I’ve left the whole thing intact. […]

You Say Tomato, We Say Fun: Tomato Art Festival Recap

Folks from all over Nashville flocked to East End on Saturday for the Tomato Art Festival, one of the biggest parties of the year on this side of the Cumberland. That’s no surprise given that it’s been voted Best Festival in the Nashville Scene Readers’ Poll two years running. After a pre-festival gathering with some […]