Exit/In has been a Nashville mainstay since it opened its doors in 1971. Exit/In serves the outsiders of Nashville’s music scene by offering a venue for touring acts that don’t fit in with the Country/Western artists the city is known for.
An eclectic mix of local & touring acts hits the small stage of this funky lounge/bar almost nightly.
Queen Ave is a multi-use creative space in East Nashville that showcases music from all genres. It is also a space for artists to host gallery installations, pop-up shows and shops, and audio/video showcases.
The Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362-seat live performance venue in Nashville, Tennessee and is best known as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974. Such is its renown that it has been fondly referred to as both the “Mother Church of Country Music” and the “Carnegie Hall of the South.”
The Station Inn is one of Nashville’s premier bluegrass and roots music listening rooms and has been hosting local and touring performers for over 40 years.
The Cannery Ballroom is the big brother to Nashville’s popular Mercy Lounge. The 1000-capacity standing room is designed to accommodate large touring acts with elaborate stage shows.
Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium is a 2,000-seat concert venue dedicated in 1925 as tribute to the American soldiers who died in World War I. Today it hosts a wide variety of popular touring acts like Mumford & Sons and The Dead Weather.
Hip hangout with modern bar food including house-ground burgers, plus occasional events and live music.
Snacks and a full bar served in a relaxed hangout that hosts live bands and weekly dance parties.
Drkmttr is a volunteer-run arts collective and hub for Nashville’s underground music and arts scene.
Jet Black Alley Cat recommends The High Watt if you want to check out a show. The best part about it is it’s right next to Mercy Lounge and the Cannery Ballroom which often hosts other great shows. Sometimes you can even jump place to place throughout the night!