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Tennessee's famed music scene has the sounds that will get you shaking. From low-key jammin' sessions to big-budget world tours, and the concert season never stops. It's country, it's rock'n'roll, it's the music capital of the world. And Nashville, known as Music City, is the songwriting capital of the world!

Live Honky Tonk Music - Roberts, Nashville


Hear it live… you don't have to look for the music, it's happening all around you… it's Nashville! In creative Music City, to really get into the essence of what all the buzz is about, hit the venues. The Bluebird Cafe, the Station Inn or 3rd & Lindsley, where you can see The Time Jumpers jam with Vince Gill. Catch the vibe of The District and learn from the past at Music City Walk of Fame and Nashville's Music Mile. You will hear great music 24/7 – 365 days a year! It's Nashville… music's around every corner with more than 120 live music venues there really is something for everyone. And there's more than just country music… go see for yourself!

NME have a great article in their magazine this week, Leonie Cooper meets the tight-knit community that's redifining Music City. "Nashville is no longer just cowboy booted country darlings but also a riot of young indie bands and labels taking advantage of it's musical infrastructure." You can read the beginning of her article here and get it from your local newsagent.

We have put together a list of places to hear great music throughout Tennessee:

Music venues in west Tennessee

Beale Street Historic District
BB King's Blues Club
Blues City Cafe & Band Box
International Rock'A'Billy Hall of Fame & Museum
Levitt Shell, Overton Park
Rum Boogie Cafe

Music venues in middle Tennessee

Bluebird Cafe
Grand Ole Opry
Nashville Palace
Printers Alley
Ryman Auditorium
Schermerhorn Symphony Centre

Music venues in east Tennessee

Boyd's Jig & Reel
Knoxville Opera
Preservation Pub
Rhythm & Brews
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You can email us for an information pack or view our online Tennessee guide.

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