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They don’t call Nashville the Music City for nothing.
It’s not just country music that you’ll find in Nashville, but classy singer songwriters, honky tonk music you can let your hair down too, bluegrass and jazz bars, Americana, burlesque, big charting artists, and mellow acoustic mellow melodies.
If you’re looking to experience the true essence of the Music City, you’re going to want to head down to one of the best bars for live music in Nashville.
The music in Nashville, TN not only sounds good, but it will make you feel good, too.
So if you’re looking to experience some live music, take a look at our favorite Nashville music venues below!
Nashville Music Venues, TN
1. The Grand Ole Opry
Nashville will be a city I return to again and again just to hang out, have fun and connect to music – the language of the soul.
What I love the most about the Grand Ole Opry is its tradition and family like atmosphere. I’m not sure any other musical genre is as close knit as the country music one.
I think the Opry is at the core of helping to create that atmosphere.
I love being a part of it. I particularly love going backstage for a deeper insight into the Opry history and the culture behind it.
Walking around the halls back there seeing the dressing rooms, and Keith Urban’s mailbox, listening to people like Gary LeVox from Rascal Flatts warm up, and running into Lauren Alaina was thrilling.
But best of all was experiencing the warm welcoming atmosphere of the Opry family.
Even if you don’t get that backstage opportunity, sitting in the audience is an absolute treat.
Where else can you listen to multiple award winning artists playing several of their tunes?
At the Opry you hear at least 8 musicians from many different styles of country, old and new, sing. They sing new hits and old hits, and even cover hits.
On our first trip we discovered and fell in love with Chris Janson. I was stoked to see him on the line up when I took my Mum and Dad to the Opry..
The second time I visited, I discovered a young female artist, Kallie Shorr, and I was thrilled to see Rascal Flatts play live as they were one of the first country bands that got me appreciating the music genre a…