What's open in Nashville? What's not? What's been rescheduled or modified? Honestly it's a moving target but here's the most current information on Nashville attractions and events. Updated 8/26/20 Honky tonks As of 8/17, bars are allowed to reopen with a cap of 25 patrons. All must be seated and groups must practice social distancing... Continue Reading →
Nashville loves visitors so COVID-19 has hit us hard but we're back on our feet. Read on for current information on what's open for business and what restrictions apply. UPDATED 9/14/20. Face masks are mandated in public but can be removed when eating or drinking. Non-compliance could result in a $50 fine. Social distancing practices... Continue Reading →
While many Spring 2020 events in Nashville were cancelled, some have been rescheduled for later in the year. You'll find those new dates below. Look here to learn how Nashville is rebounding from COVID-19. Chihuly at Cheekwood Cheekwood's gardens and outdoor installations are open. Ten years ago, Nashville went nuts over Dan Chihuly's mesmerizing glass installations... 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 9/14/20. Restaurants and bar/restaurant combos cannot have seated patrons after 10:30pm; carry-out food will still be available. Bars are allowed to reopen with a maximum capacity of 50 patrons: 25 inside, 25 seated outside. Bar seating allowed but no standing at the bar counter. All must close at 10:30pm. Alcoholic beverages can be purchased... 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 →