Discover the stories behind the music as you view over 3,000 stage costumes, original song manuscripts and musical instruments. Many of the personal items of music legends are on display including Elvis' solid gold Cadillac. Admission includes a visit to the historical RCA Studio B and the Music Row walking tour. Allow at least two hours for exhibits and the tour.
1604 8th Avenue South The Basement Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 256 3354
This fest is named after Tin Pan Alley, an area in New York, which has many music makers' offices. Organized by the NSAI, Tin Pan South is a festival devoted to the mastery of talented songwriters. Held across various venues in Nashville, this is your chance to catch some of the best songsmiths like Donna Summer, Garth Brooks, Art Garfunkel and many, many more. There is also a songwriters' symposium held apart from all the concerts. Visitors can enjoy the different performances spanning diverse genres like rock, country and pop. Come, be a part of this musical journey, which has been delighting audiences since 1993.
2021 Fatherland Street Nashville, TN 37206 +1 615 862 8474
Historic Edgefield district, known for its Victorian houses and artists' bungalows, is home to one of the city's oldest parks. Sloping terrain, tiny Lake Sevier and old trees provide peaceful seclusion at the Shelby Park and Golf Course. Come in the daytime for a picnic or to feed the ducks. Trails are available for rollerblading and cycling with softball, tennis court and playground facilities to keep you entertained. The adjacent 72-par Bermuda greens golf course is open to public throughout the week.
1000 17th Avenue North Fisk University, Third Floor, University Library Nashville, TN 37208 +1 615 329 8720
This exquisite collection of African American art is housed on the third floor of the library at Fisk University, which is one of America's oldest universities founded for African Americans. The collection includes paintings, watercolors, sculptures and prints by such artists as Henry Ossawa Tanner, Malvin Gray Johnson, Aaron Douglas and James Lesesne Wells. Elsewhere in the library, visitors may view abstract paintings and copper repousse sculpture by Gregory Ridley, pastel portraits by Winold Reiss (1881-1953) and drawings by Cyrus Baldridge (1889-1975). Baldridge was an illustrator who traveled along the east and west coasts of Africa and parts of Ethiopia. His art served as a visual diary of his trip. Telephone in advance if you need disabled access.
The brains behind the former do-it-yourself venue Little Hamilton came up with this equally exciting venue on Dickerson Pike, to breath a new life into the underground music scene of Nashville. Owners Rose Pink and her partner Jazzi Bennett curate the kind of music to be played at this all-ages venue, which ranges from hardcore punk to black metal, and everything else in between. Apart from music, The Owl Farm also hosts local art exhibitions, dance shows and theater events regularly, attracting a diverse crowd for such events.
700 Woodland Street Nashville, TN 37206 +1 615 862 8400(City Park Council)
Located in the heart of East Nashville, this park is a popular gathering point for the local community. A visitor to this park will probably see a typical park in front of them, with children playing in the kids area, joggers and walkers on the walkways, and couples enjoying some quiet time on the park benches, overlooking the beautiful buildings of this neighborhood. However, the East Park also has something unique to offer the community, being the venue for various events, hosting concerts in its outdoor amphitheater, and being home to the East Community Center. Call to know more.
1110 Woodland Street Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 226 5300
Cloud 12 is tucked away inside the Wonders on Woodland store in the Five Points district in Nashville's historic East End. Located on the second floor of a converted Victorian home, Cloud 12 offers guests a beautiful selection of high-quality original paintings by locals and antique furniture. While the prices at Cloud 12 are significantly higher than what you'll see at the other two shops in Wonders on Woodland, the quality is well worth the price. Cloud 12 is a must-see stop for art collectors visiting the Nashville area. -Lynn-nore Chittom
3500 John A Merritt Boulevard Tennessee State University Nashville, TN 37209 +1 615 963 5331
The Tennessee State University has a vibrant performing arts atmosphere. Events ranging from dance to music recitals to jazz performances crowd the event calendar of the Performing Arts department. The Performing Arts Center is an important venue on campus and is used as a platform to showcase talent of all sorts. The center hosts musicals, benefit concerts and even plays by local playwrights.
220 Willow Street Nashville, TN 37210 +1 615 244 9001
Travel back in time in a fully restored 1950's passenger train. The passenger cars feature large picture windows, air conditioning and reclining seats. Themes like train robbery or murder mystery are a surprising part of the excursion. The museum houses a one-of-a-kind library of books on railroads and one of the largest collections of railroad artifacts in the world.
1318 Little Hamilton Avenue Nashville, TN 37203 +1 615 406 2076
Little Hamilton Collective is more than just a live music venue. It's a space for all kinds of performances, art events, parties and movie screenings. With so much and more, this is a great place to hangout and get to know the people of Nashville. Being a non-profit project run by volunteers, many of the events organized here are free of cost and yet they give quality entertainment. Check the website for further details.
Located in the Belle Meade area of Nashville, Gallery One
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This outdoor haven stretches along a sloping strip of land,
between the Cumberland River and Nashville's downtown district. During the day people stroll the many paths, enjoy afternoon picnics on the riverbank, and ride the "Foxtrot" carousel. During the ...
Before you tour the Music City, you need a game
plan. That's why this handy information center inside the Nashville Arena should be your first stop. The friendly, knowledgeable staff will help you plan activities in the city and ...