Following a quiet 2020, Nashville is roaring back with a fine slate of upcoming events in 2021. Scroll toward the end if you're interested Nashville soccer or baseball schedules. More events will be added as announcements are made. National Museum of African American Music Now open. Okay, it's not a special event (actually the events... Continue Reading →
(UPDATED 5/15/21) Nashville has lifted its mask restrictions for those who have received the COVID vaccine. It is recommended those who have not been vaccinated continue to wear masks indoors unless eating or drinking. Some businesses may elect to continue various health safety restrictions. Masks are no longer required in outdoor public settings. Bars and... Continue Reading →
Often asked, "Is there anything in Nashville beside country music?" Absolutely, just pick your alternative: 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... Continue Reading →
UPDATED 5/15/21. All COVID restrictions have been lifted for those who have been vaccinated. It is suggested, though not required, that masks be worn in indoor settings unless eating or drinking. Some establishments may have their own health safety rules. Also, some places may operate limited hours or days. I visited all the honky tonks... Continue Reading →
We're blessed with an astonishing variety of songwriters who regularly perform at listening rooms, hotels, restaurants--even hair salons. Many step out of the shadows and perform their hits or try out new material. Most songwriter nights at listening rooms are a combination of old pros and newcomers. All offer the opportunity for a grand night... Continue Reading →
Instead of bland, generic meals, the Nashville airport offers a dozen places offering a true taste of Nashville including hot chicken and barbecue.
Want to fit in as a newcomer or incognito tourist? Allow me to slip you some tips that'll help you along. Be friendly. Native Nashvillians tend to be nice folks but as the city grows, we may be slipping a notch or two. Still, visitors and newcomers often marvel at what a gracious, welcoming city we... Continue Reading →
Want a true Nashville experience? Go downhome at these 25 meat-and-three restaurants. Plus, learn how to dine without embarrassing yourself.