Best performances in Nashville

Check out the top performances in Nashville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Ryman Auditorium
1. Ryman Auditorium
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374 local reviews
116 5th Ave N, Nashville
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Will
The Ryman Auditorium is the true Mother Church of Country Music. You can tour the venue, but the best way to…
Mary
Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362-seat live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North, in Nashville,…
Jenny Anne And Dave
This was originally the birthplace of the Grand Ole Opry. It is now the Rhyman Auditorium and musicians of all…
1. Ryman Auditorium
1. Ryman Auditorium
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374 local reviews
116 5th Ave N, Nashville
Will
Will
The Ryman Auditorium is the true Mother Church of Country Music. You can tour the venue, but the best way to experience the sacred space is…
Mary
Mary
Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362-seat live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North, in Nashville, Tennessee and is best known as the…
Jenny Anne And Dave
Jenny Anne And Dave
This was originally the birthplace of the Grand Ole Opry. It is now the Rhyman Auditorium and musicians of all kinds perform there. We don't…
2. Ryman Auditorium
2. Ryman Auditorium
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260 local reviews
116 5th Ave N, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 9:00 AM
+1 615-889-3060
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William
Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362-seat live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North, in Nashville,…
Rachel And Joe
Ryman Auditorium (formerly Grand Ole Opry House) is a live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North,…
Heather
The Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362-seat live performance venue best known as the most famous former home of the…
2. Ryman Auditorium
2. Ryman Auditorium
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260 local reviews
116 5th Ave N, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 9:00 AM
+1 615-889-3060
William
William
Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362-seat live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North, in Nashville, Tennessee and is best known as the…
Rachel And Joe
Rachel And Joe
Ryman Auditorium (formerly Grand Ole Opry House) is a live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North, in Nashville, Tennessee! The…
Heather
Heather
The Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362-seat live performance venue best known as the most famous former home of the Grand Ole Opry. Stop in for a…
3. Schermerhorn Symphony Center
3. Schermerhorn Symphony Center
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105 local reviews
1 Symphony Pl, Nashville
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Val
We have a fabulous symphony orchestra, the center was built based on all the great halls in the world and…
H.J.
The Schermerhorn (pronounced SKER-mer-horn) is one of the most breathtaking symphony halls in the world…
Cuiren
The Nashville Symphony is renowned for their impeccable performances, from classical music to pop and country…
3. Schermerhorn Symphony Center
3. Schermerhorn Symphony Center
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105 local reviews
1 Symphony Pl, Nashville
Val
Val
We have a fabulous symphony orchestra, the center was built based on all the great halls in the world and compiled to make ours one of the…
H.J.
H.J.
The Schermerhorn (pronounced SKER-mer-horn) is one of the most breathtaking symphony halls in the world. Symphony performances (of course)…
Cuiren
Cuiren
The Nashville Symphony is renowned for their impeccable performances, from classical music to pop and country music.
4. The Bluebird Cafe
4. The Bluebird Cafe
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227 local reviews
4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 5:00 PM
+1 615-383-1461
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Jane
A beloved institution, known for catering both to up-and-coming songwriters and legendary country music vets,…
Greg And Stephanie
Yes, THE Bluebird. Very touristy and terrible food and drinks, but worth seeing a performance. Avoid having…
Karen
A trip to Nashville is not complete for the music lover without a trip to The Bluebird Cafe. We have seen…
4. The Bluebird Cafe
4. The Bluebird Cafe
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227 local reviews
4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 5:00 PM
+1 615-383-1461
Jane
Jane
A beloved institution, known for catering both to up-and-coming songwriters and legendary country music vets, The TV series “Nashville,”…
Greg And Stephanie
Greg And Stephanie
Yes, THE Bluebird. Very touristy and terrible food and drinks, but worth seeing a performance. Avoid having to sit at a table and order…
Karen
Karen
A trip to Nashville is not complete for the music lover without a trip to The Bluebird Cafe. We have seen some really good songwriters,…
5. Grand Ole Opry
5. Grand Ole Opry
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256 local reviews
2804 Opryland Dr, Nashville
+1 615-871-6779
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Kelly
Country's most famous stage" has been the destination for top country talent and die-hard country fans for…
Jenny Anne And Dave
This place speaks for itself. Where legends have performed, this is a must experience venue for any music…
Yvonne
Site of most Opry broadcasts. Stunning performance hall with state of the art acoustics. Great seats on ALL…
5. Grand Ole Opry
5. Grand Ole Opry
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256 local reviews
2804 Opryland Dr, Nashville
+1 615-871-6779
Kelly
Kelly
Country's most famous stage" has been the destination for top country talent and die-hard country fans for over eight decades. The Grand Ole…
Jenny Anne And Dave
Jenny Anne And Dave
This place speaks for itself. Where legends have performed, this is a must experience venue for any music lover. Check online for upcoming…
Yvonne
Yvonne
Site of most Opry broadcasts. Stunning performance hall with state of the art acoustics. Great seats on ALL levels.
6. Grimey's New & Preloved Music
6. Grimey's New & Preloved Music
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66 local reviews
1060 E Trinity Ln, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 615-226-3811
Electronics storeHome goods storeStore
Chris
Rolling Stone named it one of the top 10 record stores in the country. Hard to find vinyl and used stuff as…
Kelly
A must stop for any music lover! This is the premier record store in Music City. Go see some of your…
Henry
What an amazing record store! Check their website for free in-store performances but go visit no matter what…
6. Grimey's New & Preloved Music
6. Grimey's New & Preloved Music
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66 local reviews
1060 E Trinity Ln, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 615-226-3811
Chris
Chris
Rolling Stone named it one of the top 10 record stores in the country. Hard to find vinyl and used stuff as well. In store performances…
Kelly
Kelly
A must stop for any music lover! This is the premier record store in Music City. Go see some of your favorite bands play free in store…
Henry
Henry
What an amazing record store! Check their website for free in-store performances but go visit no matter what. Get lost in all that music!
7. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
7. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
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514 local reviews
222 5th Ave S, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 9:00 AM
+1 615-416-2001
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Letty
Venture to the heart of country music, Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame®, for an up-close look at…
Angie
Speaks for itself, but if even if you aren't a hardcore country fan, don't miss it! Fascinating exhibits, live…
Paul
Downtown - understand the historyf and traditions of country music through exhibits, video and live…
7. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
7. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
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514 local reviews
222 5th Ave S, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 9:00 AM
+1 615-416-2001
Letty
Letty
Venture to the heart of country music, Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame®, for an up-close look at legendary artists, lively exhibits,…
Angie
Angie
Speaks for itself, but if even if you aren't a hardcore country fan, don't miss it! Fascinating exhibits, live performances and Hatch Show…
Paul
Paul
Downtown - understand the historyf and traditions of country music through exhibits, video and live performances.General Admin $22.
8. 3rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill
8. 3rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill
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82 local reviews
818 3rd Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes in 29 minutes
+1 615-259-9891
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Milo & Misty
THE TIME JUMPERS Show at 9:00 PM (Doors at 5:30 PM ) Price: $20.00 The TIME JUMPERS are an award winning…
Kim
Live music venue with nightly performances from eclectic roster of acts plus available food & drink.
8. 3rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill
8. 3rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill
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82 local reviews
818 3rd Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes in 29 minutes
+1 615-259-9891
Milo & Misty
Milo & Misty
THE TIME JUMPERS Show at 9:00 PM (Doors at 5:30 PM ) Price: $20.00 The TIME JUMPERS are an award winning Western Swing band from…
Kim
Kim
Live music venue with nightly performances from eclectic roster of acts plus available food & drink.
9. Symphony Place
9. Symphony Place
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2 local reviews
Symphony Pl, Nashville
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David
Offering a wide range of concerts and performances.
9. Symphony Place
9. Symphony Place
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2 local reviews
Symphony Pl, Nashville
David
David
Offering a wide range of concerts and performances.
10. The Basement
10. The Basement
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64 local reviews
1604 8th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 615-254-8006
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Alicia
The dive bar atmosphere provides one of the most intimate settings for watching a live performance. This is…
Bill
We have seen some spectacular performances here - good enough to be on the Opry, but in small, intimate space.
10. The Basement
10. The Basement
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64 local reviews
1604 8th Ave S, Nashville
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 615-254-8006
Alicia
Alicia
The dive bar atmosphere provides one of the most intimate settings for watching a live performance. This is a place where you might just…
Bill
Bill
We have seen some spectacular performances here - good enough to be on the Opry, but in small, intimate space.
11. Nashville Jazz Workshop
11. Nashville Jazz Workshop
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4 local reviews
1319 Adams St, Nashville
+1 615-242-5299
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Alexa
A historic meat packing plant turned jazz school and performance hole. Weekly concerts and workshops open to…
Lisa
Nashville's community center for jazz, with classes, public performances, and special events.
11. Nashville Jazz Workshop
11. Nashville Jazz Workshop
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4 local reviews
1319 Adams St, Nashville
+1 615-242-5299
Alexa
Alexa
A historic meat packing plant turned jazz school and performance hole. Weekly concerts and workshops open to the public.
Lisa
Lisa
Nashville's community center for jazz, with classes, public performances, and special events.
12. The Groove
12. The Groove
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41 local reviews
1103 Calvin Ave, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
+1 615-227-5760
Electronics storeHome goods storeStore
Herrie
Great record shop. Often hosts live performances and other events, too.
Aaron
Perfect record shop that sometimes has in store performances.
12. The Groove
12. The Groove
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41 local reviews
1103 Calvin Ave, Nashville
Closed · Opens Thursday 11:00 AM
+1 615-227-5760
Herrie
Herrie
Great record shop. Often hosts live performances and other events, too.
Aaron
Aaron
Perfect record shop that sometimes has in store performances.