East Side Buzz: The East Nashvillian New Year's Guide

The East Nashvillian New Year's Guide

As you fight through the fog of holiday madness, it's hard finding the time to plan on how you'll say farewell to 2018 and ring in the new year. From New Year's Eve featured dinner menus to dance parties to New Year's Day dining and other events, The East Nashvillian New Year's Guide has a long list of options.  

New Year's Eve Dining

The Treehouse

Chef Jason Zygmont is rolling out a special menu he’s titled The Treehouse’s “Not Chinese New Year” Menu. Available only on New Year’s Eve, he’ll serve an a la carte menu featuring Nashville pork soup dumplings, a scallion bubble pancake, cumin lamb, crispy duck, and more. (Check out the feature story on The Treehouse in our "Food and Drink" issue.)

Lockeland Table

Lockeland Table will be serving a special New Year’s Eve menu will several options to choose from. (Check out the feature story on Lockeland Table in our "Food and Drink" issue.)  

Fort Louise

Fort Louise is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner including items like a smoked crab dip and braised short ribs with a buttermilk-dill waffle for $55 per person from 5-10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.


Lyra is offering a four-course dinner on New Year’s Eve with an optional wine pairing and craft cocktail feature. The cost is $65 per person. (Check out the feature story on Lyra in our "Food and Drink" issue.)

Cafe Roze 

Cafe Roze is hosting a New Year's Eve black and white masquerade party featuring live jazz, a DJ, three-course dinner, and bubbles. Costumes encouraged!

NOON Year's Eve Family-Friendly Celebration at East Nashville Beer Works

Whether you've got kids, have to work the night shift on New Year's Eve, or want to celebrate twice, the third annual NOON Year's Eve Celebration at East Nashville Beer Works is the place to be. 
Ring in 2019 nice and early with live music from Bill Crosby and the Bahama Llama Orchestra, along with food and drink specials all day.

New Year's Eve Events

Municipal Auditorium
Moon Taxi with special guests Sparkle City Disco and Luthi (Check out the cover story we ran on Moon Taxi earlier this year.)
Find more info in this East Side Buzz or click here.
SHOUT! New Year's Eve Dance Party at The 5 Spot
Come dance the night away to an impressive list of Motown cuts.
Guilty Pleasures at 3rd & Lindsley – CURRENTLY SOLD OUT!
Mike Grimes, owner of Grimey’s New and Pre-Loved Music, co-owner of The Basement and The Basement East, and a 2016 East Nashvillian of the Year, will be ringing in the new year with his ’80s cover band, Guilty Pleasures. With a roster that’s been together for over 17 years, this is sure to be a fun night with several special guests.
The Basement East 
The Basement
The Dead Deads Present: New Year’s Eve Abduction 2 –The Second Coming of the Pizza Blast!
The Crying Wolf
New Year’s Freakin’ Eve featuring DJ Spice J
The East Room
Your Body Is a Wonderland/Garbage Can featuring Meth Dad, Dream Chambers & more.
Pearl Diver
Shag! 1960s Costume and Dance Party featuring DJ Black Circle
Little Harpeth Brewing
Freaklesque Presents: Transformation - a time-traveling freak show featuring live music, burlesque, aerialists, a snake charmer, sword eater, and more.
No Quarter Pinball and Pints
No Quarter New Year’s Eve Bash includes a midnight toast, games on free play all night, catered appetizers, pizza and snacks, two drink tickets, and more.
Ryman Auditorium
Old Crow Medicine Show with special guests The War and Treaty
Live at the Opry House
John Prine and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats with special guest Iris DeMent (Check out the cover story we did on John Prine in our "2018 Music Issue.")

Restaurants/Bars Open on New Year's Eve 

Lockeland Table



Restaurants/Bars Open on New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

 Rosepepper Cantina (Check out the feature story on Rosepepper Cantina in our Food and Drink issue.)



That’s it for this week. Have East Nashville news tips to share? Please email Liz.

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