Nashville entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in Downtown & the Gulch

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 t…
Top Choice Cinema in Midtown, Music Row & 12South

Belcourt Theatre

A true Nashville gem, this non-profit cinema showcases the best of independent, documentary, world, repertory and classic cinema 365 days a year. It's also one of the only movie houses chosen to be part of the Sunda…
Concert Venue in Downtown & the Gulch

Ryman Auditorium

The Ryman's excellent acoustics, historic charm and large seating capacity have kept it the premier venue in town, with big names frequently passing through. The Opry returns for winter runs.
Live Music in Green Hills & Belle Meade

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…
Live Music in Wedgewood-Houston & South Nashville


Below Nashville’s beloved Grimey’s New and Pre-Loved Music, the Basement is a staple of the indie music scene, where the artists performing are as eclectic as the record store above. Catch a huge lineup of emerging …
Live Music in Donelson & Music Valley

Grand Ole Opry

Though you'll find a variety of country shows throughout the week, the performance to see is the Grand Ole Opry, a lavish tribute to classic Nashville country music, every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday night from Feb…
Live Music in Downtown & the Gulch

Mercy Lounge

Housed in an old brick cannery just south of Broadway, the Mercy Lounge is a staple of Nashville's live rock scene for all the right reasons: a great sound system and line-up of breaking talent to name a couple. Pas…
Honky-Tonk in Downtown & the Gulch

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 opening and goes all night; Brazilbilly, the house band, rocks it after 10pm on weekends. All ages are welcome b…
Live Music in Downtown & the Gulch

Ascend Amphitheater

Situated smack-dab in the middle of the city in Riverfront Park, Nashville’s newest major music venue certainly does impress. The space-age stage structure and surrounding park was designed by landscape architects H…
Honky-Tonk in Downtown & the Gulch

Tootsie's Orchid Lounge

The most venerated of the downtown honky-tonks, with music on three levels at any given moment, Tootsie's is a blessed dive oozing boot-stomping, hillbilly, beer-soaked grace. In the 1960s club owner and den mother …