Nashville Nightlife

The home of country music, Nashville is big on entertainment, with a music industry that keeps on churning out headlining acts, visitors are sure to have a good time when they hit the Nashville streets for a night out.

Don't be fooled by the charming southern drawl, Nashville is not just about country music. Visitors will find enough rock, jazz, bluegrass, country, and gospel to meet their musical needs. First stop has to be the District. A historic neighbourhood, the District contains beautiful architecture and great southern mansions, with trolley rides or a horse-drawn buggy both good options for taking in the area's sights and sounds. Crammed with nightclubs, bars, and restaurants where country music reigns supreme, the District is the heart of Nashville's nightlife, particularly Second Avenue's clubs and restaurants. Also a good spot for a night on the town, is Printer's Avenue, one of the oldest areas in the District, as is Lower Broadway, home of the legendary Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, where many an unknown artist has been discovered.

For a more relaxed night out, look no further than Music Valley where you'll find the long-running country music radio broadcast known as the Grand Ole Opry as well as Nashville Palace and the Opryland Hotel. These bars feature live music while Five Points neighbourhood contains some great bars and cafés for a mellow night out.

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