Free Music and Events for Summer 2019 in Nashville

Free music is everywhere in Nashville. Just drop in almost any honky tonk, bar or club. Even restaurants, hotel lobbies and the airport concourses are venues for live music. In addition to the daily offerings, here are some special summer concerts and family-friendly events to enjoy. (in photo above: Striking Matches) First, a little about... Continue Reading →

Looking for Alternatives to Country Music?

Nashville has many alternatives to country--rock, pop, EDM, Americana, metal and more. They just don't get as much publicity. Most venues survive by booking a variety of acts. Organized by location, here are some of the venues that have strong cred, are high profile or offer something a bit distinctive. (Photo credit: Will Trotman Band)... Continue Reading →

Spectator Sports for All Kinds of Fans

You probably know of the Titans, Predators and Sounds but Nashville has a wide range of spectator sports that covet your attention. A few listed below might even surprise you.  Nashville Predators Yes, it's currently king of among Nashville spectator sports but which is more fun to watch: the team on the ice and the... Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Off-Broadway Honky Tonks

If things are crowded on the so-called Honky Tonk Highway, take to the backroads. Unlike the bars on Broadway, you're likely to hit upon lower drink prices and happy hour specials. Let's take a look at the ones in the immediate area, then a few worth the drive. (Top photo: The George Jones 1st floor... Continue Reading →

Adventure Sports to Explore Around Nashville

With the glory of four seasons, adventure sports are a perfect fit for the middle Tennessee. Granted, we don't have a beach and it's a bit of a drive to the mountains but there's a lot to love when you get outdoors.  Plus, check out 30+ Outstanding Outings for Children and Teens and Outdoor Activities Nashville-style.  Let's start... Continue Reading →

Enjoy the Outdoors Nashville-style

Get out of your house or hotel room to enjoy the great outdoors of the midstate. And I do mean great. With options including hiking, biking, boating, golf, disc golf and more, you're sure to find reasons to get out and about. And if you're looking for something more heart-pounding, investigate Adventure Sports Around Nashville.... Continue Reading →

30+ Outstanding Activities for Families with Kids

With so many outstanding outings for families, I've grouped your options into categories such as Water Fun, Museums, History, Games and Challenges, and Theatre. I've noted if they're FREE in purple. Some are geared toward teenagers while others cater to younger kids. The list includes everything from water parks and hiking trails to museums and puppet... Continue Reading →

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