Top Choice Live Music in Downtown

Station Inn

Sit at one of the small cocktail tables, squeezed together on the worn-wood floor in this beer-only dive, illuminated with stage lights, and neon signs, and behold the lightning fingers of bluegrass savants. We are …
Blues in Downtown

BB King's Blues Club

Watch live jazz and blues in this downtown cathedral of sound, complete with stained-glass windows and folk-art portraits of the 'saints': Johnny Cash, Miles Davis, Elvis. The kitchen serves soul food like ribs, fri…
Live Music in Nashville

Bluebird Cafe

It's in a strip mall in suburban South Nashville, but don't let that fool you: some of the best original singer-songwriters in country music have graced this tiny stage. Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris and the Cowboy Ju…
Honky-Tonk in Downtown

Robert's Western World

Buy a pair of boots, a beer or a burger at Robert's, a longtime favorite on the strip. Music starts at 11am and goes all night; Brazilbilly, the house band, rocks it after 10pm on weekends. All ages are welcome befo…
Honky-Tonk in Downtown

Tootsie's Orchid Lounge

The most venerated of the downtown honky-tonks, Tootsie's is a blessed dive oozing boot-stomping, hillbilly, beer-soaked grace. In the 1960s club owner and den mother 'Tootsie' Bess nurtured Willie Nelson, Kris Kris…
Football in Downtown

Nissan Stadium

Home of Nashville's own Tennessee Titans, part of the National Football League. It's linked to downtown by a pedestrian bridge that spans the Cumberland River.
Live Music in Franklin

Music City Roots

Music fans can check out 'Live From The Factory,' a weekly two-hour radio show that revitalizes Nashville’s historic music radio production. The show, broadcast to a global audience from the Factory at Franklin, fea…
Live Music in Midtown

The End

Not into the honky-tonk scene? No problem. Head to The End and you’ll be treated to artists that also wouldn’t be caught dead down on Broadway. This tiny dive bar might be the closest thing to CBGB’s that Nashville …
Live Music in Midtown

Musicians Corner

Hailed as Nashville’s weekly lawn party, this is much more than a live concert series. Set in beautiful Centennial Park with the famous Parthenon as a backdrop, Musicians Corner is a true community event. There are …
Live Music in Downtown

Stage on Broadway

Rockin’ and rowdy, the crowd here comes for the whiskey and the dance floor. A huge wall mural depicting some of country music’s legends fills one side of the honky-tonk and above the door you can see a painting of …