blueshoenashville travel guide

Dirty Dozen Brass Band fills the night air with music at the Uptown Mix.

7 September 2001
[9:30 am]

End of summer or beginning of fall? We've noticed the long afternoons aren't so long any more. Night comes quicker, but the days still heat up to a level of muggy discomfort. Celebrate the cusp between the seasons at the Tennessee State Fair. It begins today and runs through Sept. 16.

29 August 2001
[11:10 am]

Uptown Mix's free concert tonight features the legendary Robert Cray, along with Mark Selby, and John Mayer. Music begins at 7 p.m. (approximately). Admission is free, but you have to be 21 or over.


Other doings:

Music Guide: from the Grand Ole Opry to the Bluebird Cafe, you'll find listings for live music in the city that is known for its songs.

Guide to the Farmers' Market: we've redesigned our guide to Nashville's Farmer Market and added a small photo tour.

Free Things to Do in Nashville: Shakespeare in the Park continues its run of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Features pre-show music by artists such as the Gypsy Hombres, Annie Sellick, and Butch Baldassari.

Nashville Dining: Meat-and-threes, ethnic delights, and some cool coffee houses.

Historical Profiles:

Nathan Bedford Forrest: hero or heel? Find out how this figure from the past is exciting controversy in present-day Nashville.

The War of the Roses took place in Nashville in 1920 in the Tennessee legislature's pivotal battle over the ratification of the 19th amendment.

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