This Week’s Announced Shows – 3/19

On Sale Now 3:22

Just announced!

6/19 The Yardbirds

6/18 Weirdo Workshop presents: Louis York and The Shindellas w/ Special Guest Jason Eskridge

5/22 Morgan Heritage

5/4 The Stranger: A Tribute to Billy Joel

5/3 Riders In The Sky

4/21 Wasabassco Burlesque

Visit us at for tickets and more info!

Overlooked Wedding Must-Haves | Private Events with City Winery Nashville


City Winery Nashville’s talented Private Events team is well experienced in hosting weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners & more. Below, Event Manager Ryan Walters provides her advice for 3 easily overlooked wedding details every couple should always remember. Enjoy!

On such a special day, every couple’s focus is spread thin across a long list of event details: guest experience, food, drinks, decor, attire, music & so much more. It’s easy for the finishing touches to be overlooked with the bustle around such an exciting milestone! Time and time again, we see the same forgotten necessities that truly make weddings, receptions or rehearsal dinners much easier on our clients.


#1. Hire a Wedding Planner!

I always recommend a wedding planner. Book your wedding planner 1 month prior to your date at minimum. Depending on how extensive the planning and design needs to be, you may need full-service planning. In the beginning, it’s easy to think you can do it all on your own. You have plenty of time, a well-appointed Pinterest board of ideas, and plenty of friends & family offering to help. Couples often under-estimate the amount of day-time meetings, e-mails, phone calls and decision-making this process really requires!

Not only will you be selecting colors, lighting and draping, but you’ll be juggling a full-time job, friends, significant other, family, gym time for that wedding shred! Don’t forget – Getting married can also include the joint tax filings, insurance, house, credit cards and bank account! Are you stressed yet?!

Just like Mary Poppins, a wedding planner can save the day! Planners manage the decision-making process for you, tie up loose ends, and most importantly, manage emotions. A wedding is a monumental life moment and a happy celebration, and with millions of tiny details during this emotional time, a great wedding planner can mirror the positive support some find in a therapist! They’ll listen to your opinions and supply guided leadership with emotional stability, creating evergreen memories that will sparkle with love and joy. Less stress for you!




#2. Food is Fuel!

Food is obviously a critical part of our existence. We require nourishment for our bodies to not only physically function properly, but also to maintain a positive mental well-being! With such a busy day, we always urge clients… don’t stop eating!

Don’t stop eating early in the day. Don’t stop eating before your dress fitting. Don’t stop eating in the days leading up to your wedding. And definitely don’t stop eating during the celebration! The person you’ve chosen to spend the rest of your life with loves you for you. The friends and family attending your wedding love you for you. Life is too short. Don’t be “hangry!” Enjoy the chocolate ice cream and celebrate!


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#3. The 15-Minute Break

Speaking from experience, this is the second most important event to happen on your special day, right after the “I Do’s.” Post-ceremony, couples are whisked away for photographs, followed by a rapid succession of hello’s, congratulations, cocktails and dancing. Before you know it, the clock strikes twelve! You’ll find yourself wondering where your new spouse has been all day.

Break the cycle with the crucial 15-minute break. Immediately before or after the necessary photographs have been taken, find you and your new spouse a private room. Have your beverage of choice, drink water, enjoy appetizers and even dinner (time-permitting) with the one you love in private before the party continues!



This moment of reflection may be one of your favorite memories from the entire celebration. It allows for the couple to decompress and re-emerge to guests recharged and ready for dancing! Combine this 15-minute break with the help of your wedding planner and a full belly? You’ll be a stress-free, happy couple on your exciting day!

– Ryan Walters
Events Director | City Winery Nashville

Puerto Rican Farmers and Relief Volunteers Take a Moment to Celebrate – FOOD & WINE

“This is Puerto Rico in late January, months after Hurricane Maria, and Dorf and 125 of his employees at City Winery are helping to pioneer a new project in voluntourism. City Winery crews are working at five farms throughout the island, pulling fallen trees off shade-grown coffee bushes; replanting onion, eggplant and tomato fields; and hauling out debris from shattered buildings.”  – FOOD & WINE

Read more about why City Winery staff traveled to Puerto Rico back in January!

ANNOUNCING NEW SHOWS (What’s on Sale Next Week!!)

Check out what’s going on sale next week! Join the #VinoFile for exclusive member benefits like early access to tickets to shows like these!

An Evening w/ Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October at City Vineyard – 4.12

Eric Burdon – 5.11

Positively Bob Dylan with Special Guest Joan Osborne Benefit for Theatre Within – 6.11

David Ramirez – 6.14

Early Elton – 6.30


Music Monday – 3/12

FINAL Cellar SessionHappy Music Monday! Tyrone Wells is among a handful of true songwriting masters, and he’ll be on our stage in just a few weeks!

Visit us at for more info and to pick up your tickets!


ANNOUNCING NEW SHOWS (Check out what’s on Sale next week!)

Check out what’s going on sale next week! Join the #VinoFile for exclusive member benefits like early access to tickets to shows like these!

3.23 Spring Spiritual Revival: An Evening of Music & Conversation  Featuring: Sir the Baptist and The Fraternal Order of the Society Blues with Jeremiah Lockwood at City Vineyard

4.8 Klezmer Brunch

4.15 Janie Barnett Brunch Show

5.21 Graham Parker (2nd Show Added by Popular Demand!)

6.14 David Ramirez


Public: 3/15


New Food and Beverage Specials Starting Thursday, 3/15


Indulge your senses at City Winery Chicago. Take advantage of these specials at our West Loop location beginning Thursday, 3/15:

Taste of City Winery
3 Course Lunch with Wine Pairings with Mini Tour
M/T/W 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM
$50 per person
Reservations available here

Happy Hour
½ off featured small plates with a purchase of a carafe
Wednesdays 4 PM – 7PM
Olives, hummus, risotto balls, charcuterie & cheese

½ off All Carafes of Wine
Thursdays 4 PM – 7PM

Flatbread Fridays
Any Flatbread for $10
Fridays from 11 AM – 7 PM

Wine Flights
Sample 4 City Winery Wines
Monday – Friday 2PM – 5PM