5 things to do this weekend in Middle Tennessee: August 23-25

Posted at 12:56 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 13:57:20-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF)  — From food truck festivals to bull riding, there are plenty of things going on this weekend in Middle Tennessee.

Cheekwood’s Songwriters Under the Stars – Nashville
Friday, 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Songwriters Tom Douglas, Josh Osborne and Chris Destefano have written songs for some of country’s biggest artists – including Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and Lady Antebellum – and now they’re performing them with the Music City Symphony.

Tickets are $45 for members and $55 for non-members. Click here for more information.

Green Hills Food Truck Festival – Nashville
Saturday, 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Looking to enjoy some good food and music for the whole family? You may want to check out the Green Hills Food Truck Festival. More than 20 Nashville Food Truck Association (NFTA) food trucks will be at Woodmont Baptist Church on Woodmont Avenue.

There will be activities for kids. Click here for more information.

Depot District BBQ Festival – Smyrna
Saturday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Enjoy great barbecue, live music and some great fun at the Depot District BBQ Fest at Smyrna’s Downtown Train Depot. The event takes place on Front Street in historic downtown.

Click here for more information.

Deep Tropics: Music, Art & Style Festival – Nashville
Saturday – Sunday

Deep Tropics Music Art & Style Festival is a Music, Art & Style concert series that includes “forward-thinking artists, musicians, muralists and tastemakers from all over the world while highlighting the best looks, sounds and locations in Nashville.”

General admission for a two-day pass runs $60-$80. Expect to pay $135-$175 for a VIP two-day pass.

A significant portion of Deep Tropics’ profit will benefit Greenways for Nashville. Click here for more information.

Jack Daniel's Music City Knockout – Nashville
Saturday, 6:45 p.m. and Sunday, 2:45 p.m.

PBR returns to Nashville this weekend with the Jack Daniels Music City Knockout at Bridgstone Arena. Click here for tickets.