Murfreesboro’s newest restaurant/venue, The Block, has gotten off to a quick start with several successful shows since opening in mid-September. Their October slate of shows includes bills featuring local artists paired with touring acts from across the nation. On Saturday, Oct. 3, local favorites Wildfront and Vamptones will play alongside Maryland-based acts Chiffon, Elon and Jacob Marley. On Saturday, Oct. 10, Groove Circus, the Therapeutic Indulgence Trio, Tame the Beats and Young Kenneth will share the stage with Nashville’s Vega and Indiana’s Wake and Anthony Cottom. Aside from the concerts, The Block also serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The venue is located at 123 SE Broad St., and more information on upcoming shows can be found at facebook.com/theblockmurfreesboro.