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December 09, 2023

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DraftKings Sports & Social, PBR Cowboy Bar Opens

The first two of five venues are now open at the 50,000 square foot, five-level experience on 2nd Avenue.

The Cordish Companies’ Nashville Live! officially opened to the public on Thursday, Oct. 5, with DraftKings Sports & Social and PBR Cowboy Bar being the first two of five venues to open at the 50,000 square foot, five-level experience on 2nd Avenue.

Slated to open in phases, Nashville Live! will debut three additional venues in the coming months including an elevated rooftop venue, Ava Rooftop Bar, with unobstructed views of the Cumberland River, Nissan Stadium and downtown; a 10,000 square foot private event space, The Gallery, with room to host up to 450 people; and an exclusive Speakeasy Bar, which will bring the catacombs of the historic building to life.

“It is incredibly exciting for The Cordish Companies to announce the opening of this major Live! entertainment district and revitalization project in the heart of historic 2nd Avenue in downtown Nashville,” stated Reed Cordish, Principal of The Cordish Companies. “With five levels of new-to-market brands including DraftKings and PBR, two of the most exciting names in sports and entertainment, we are creating a premier dining, entertainment, music and sports experience for downtown. We couldn’t be more excited to debut DraftKings Sports & Social and PBR Cowboy Bar and welcome guests to Nashville Live! for the first time.”

Grand Opening Festivities

Grand opening festivities will kick off Thursday, Oct. 5th and continue throughout the weekend with a lineup of entertainment and special events.

On Thursday, October 5, 102.5 The Game’s Stillman & Co. with Jared Stillman will be broadcasting live onsite as Nashville Live! officially opens to the public at 4 p.m. PBR Nashville will host its first Freedom Friday on Friday, October 6, in honor all first responders, military, and medical personnel. That night, PBR Nashville will also honor Matt Murphy, former Green Beret and founder of Operation Light Shine, as the first Wall of Heroes honoree featured in venue. In celebration of the grand opening, PBR Nashville will donate $1 to Operation Light Shine for every Coors Light sold within the venue which will then be matched by Molson Coors.

On Sunday, don’t miss the Official Titans Watch Party at DraftKings Sports & Social featuring a special appearance by the Tennessee Titans cheerleaders and your chance to win a signed Titans jersey and tickets to an upcoming game. The action doesn’t stop there – check out additional events and details below. Reservations for DraftKings Sports & Social will be available beginning Thursday, October 5 and beyond via OpenTable. Full hours of operation can be found at nashvillelivedowntown.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

4 p.m. DraftKings Sports & Social and PBR Cowboy Bar open to the public for the first time. 102.5 The Game’s Stillman & Co. with Jared Stillman will be broadcasting live onsite as we open the doors to Nashville Live!.

The first 50 guests to DraftKings Sports & Social will receive special DraftKings merch. Celebrate the Grand Opening of DraftKings Sports & Social and enter the free-to-play pool for a shot at winning your share of $1,000 DK Dollars! Onsite entry only through 10/8/23 at 4:00PM CST.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

11 a.m. DraftKings Sports & Social will open for lunch service

4 p.m. PBR Cowboy Bar opens

8 p.m. Join us as we celebrate and honor those that serve our country and community during PBR Nashville’s Freedom Friday. All first responders, military, and medical personnel will skip the line and receive exclusive drink specials. PBR Nashville will also recognize Matt Murphy, former Green Beret and founder of Operation Light Shine, as the first honoree on the Wall of Heroes featured in venue. In addition, PBR Nashville will donate $1 to Operation Light Shine for every Coors Light sold which will be matched by Molson Coors.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

11 a.m. DraftKings Sports & Social will open for lunch service

12 p.m. Get your game face on and join us for the Ultimate Tailgate Party at DraftKings Sports & Social! We’re turning up the heat and bringing the stadium atmosphere with the biggest college football games on even bigger screens, ice cold drinks, and delicious game day eats that’ll have you doing a touchdown dance!

4 p.m. PBR Cowboy Bar opens

7 p.m. Show off your best boot-scootin’ moves and dazzling denim outfits at the Denim & Diamonds Party at PBR Nashville, as we take ‘cowboy cool’ to the next level with bling and bull rides all night long! Buckle up and enter for your chance to win a custom hat from Nashville’s own Rhinestone Cowgirl.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8

11 a.m. DraftKings Sports & Social will open for lunch service

12 p.m. Cheer on the hometown team during the Official Titans Watch Party at DraftKings Sports & Social, featuring a special appearance by the Tennessee Titans cheerleaders and your chance to win a signed Titans jersey and tickets to an upcoming game. You don’t want to miss this unforgettable game day experience! Reserve your table now to watch the Titans dominate the field against Indianapolis.

4 p.m. PBR Cowboy Bar opens

For more information on Nashville Live!, visit nashvillelivedowntown.com.

 

 

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.