See a production at TPAC, go to a Preds game: 5 things to do in the Nashville area this weekend, March 29-31

'Shakespeare in Love,' presented by the Nashville Repertory Theatre at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, runs through April 13.

'Shakespeare in Love,' presented by the Nashville Repertory Theatre at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, runs through April 13.

Events in the Nashville area this weekend include Kelly Clarkson at Bridgestone Arena, a production of Shakespeare in Love at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, a songwriting festival and more.


1. See Kelly Clarkson perform at Bridgestone Arena
Friday, March 29
Pop singer Kelly Clarkson will bring her The Meaning of Life tour to Bridgestone Arena Friday night. Clarkson, also known as a coach on The Voice, will be joined by supporting artists Kelsea Ballerini and Brynn Cartelli.

7 p.m. Tickets start at $26. Bridgestone Arena. 501 Broadway, Nashville. 615-770-2040. www.bridgestoneareana.com





2. Catch a production of 'Shakespeare in Love' at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Friday-Saturday, March 29-30
Presented by the Nashville Repertory Theatre at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, the romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love tells the story of a young William Shakespeare on his quest to write Romeo and Juliet.

7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $52.50. Tennessee Performing Arts Center. 505 Deaderick St., Nashville. 615-782-4040. www.tpac.org





3. Enjoy a new exhibit at the Frist Art Museum
Friday-Sunday, March 29-31
The Frist Art Museum presents a new exhibit featuring the work of documentary photographer Dorothea Lange. The exhibit, which is on view through May 27, features more than 150 pieces, including both vintage and modern photographs, letters and a video.

10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday. Adult admission is $15. Free for visitors 18 and under. Frist Art Museum. 919 Broadway, Nashville. 615-244-3340. www.fristartmuseum.org





4. Spend the weekend at Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival
Friday-Saturday, March 29-30
Billed as the world’s largest songwriters festival, Tin Pan South is an annual showcase dedicated to the people behind songs. Last year, more than 250 songwriters performed nearly 100 shows in 10 different venues throughout Music City. The festival officially kicked off Tuesday.

6-11 p.m. March 29-30. Tickets are $15 cash at the door for non-pass holding attendees. Venues vary. 615-256-3354. www.tinpansouth.com





5. Go to a Preds game at Bridgestone Arena
Saturday, March 30
Go watch the Nashville Predators take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at Bridgestone Arena. Doors to the games and will call open an hour and a half prior to game time.

7 p.m. $59-$500. Bridgestone Arena. 501 Broadway, Nashville. 615-770-2040. www.bridgestonearena.com.




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