April in Music City

AWESOME APRIL

Music City celebrates the month of April with Awesome April, a musical tribute to the city that promises a major event each weekend. Be in the audience of a nationally televised awards show, take in a potential Oscar-nominated documentary and celebrate your victory lap around Music City.

The month of April offers something for every taste with amazing art exhibits, live music, special events, great family entertainment, exciting sports, and more!

 

WEEKEND EVENTS

Nashville Fashion Week
April 1-5

Nashville Fashion Week is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent – featuring local, regional and national design talent in fashion events and shows, and encouraging both Nashvillians and visitors to explore the city’s diverse fashion and retail space throughout the week with promotions, partnerships and educational workshops. Also, Nashville Fashion Week has joined forces with 5th Avenue of the Arts to present a celebration of fashion and art at 5th Avenue of the Arts Outdoor Runway April 4.

East Nashville Beer Festival
April 5

East Nashville Beer Festival (ENBF) is Tennessee’s premier exclusively-craft beer festival located in East Park. Featuring the best craft breweries from across the nation as well as here in Nashville, ENBF focuses on a personal, education focused approach. Every brewery represented will have an employee of that brewery present to meet and educate all or the attendees. East Nashville Beer Festival is sure to be a fun learning experience for the novice craft drinker all the way to the geekiest aficionado.

Women’s Final Four
April 6-8

Nashville will be alive with energy for the 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four. Be there live for the semifinals on April 6th and the championship on April 8th.

Rites of Spring Music Festival
April 11-12

Each year the Music Group at Vanderbilt University hosts their annual celebration of warm weather and music at the Rites of Spring Music Festival. This year will feature 2 Chainz, Steve Aoki, Delta Rae and more!

Nashville Film Festival
April 17-26

The Nashville Film Festival is held annual in Music City. It offers eight days of film screenings, industry panels, music showcases, parties receptions, and workshops. Being in Music City, the festival has an appreciation for the role of music in film, and music in general, which makes it so unique and wonderful. The Nashville Film Festival is also an Academy Awards qualifying festival.

Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Convention
April 18-20

Let the countdown begin for this terrifying and spectacular event! The Full Moon Festival is held annually here in Nashville. Meet your favorite horror stars, the best film makers, tattoo artists, and more! This year will feature Scott Wilson aka “Hershel” from The Walking Dead, and Jamie Kennedy from John Carpenter’s Scream series.

Country Music Marathon
April 26

For the last 15 years Music City has ROCKED the Country Music Marathon! This run will be like nothing you have ever seen. At each mile there will be a band playing just for you, encouraging you to just keep running until you reach that OH! so sweet finish line. The music doesn’t stop there, not in Music City, after the race make sure to celebrate at the Saturday Night Concert with one of country music’s biggest acts. Stay tuned for the headliner announcement.