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Nashville, Music City

It’s surely impossible to hear the name Nashville and not immediately think of country music. The capital of Tennessee is also the capital of country music for the US and the world. A visit to Music City is a chance to walk through the rich history of American country music. Then, there’s the chance to catch new talent showcasing their songwriting skills at such legendary places as The Commodore Grill and The Bluebird Cafe. And be sure to pay a visit to such historical spots as The Grand Ole Opry and The Country Music Hall of Fame.

What About Other Music?

It’s not just country music that thrives in Nashville but the music of all genres, including blues, bluegrass, gospel. It owes a lot to the African-Americal influences in its past, which can now be celebrated at the National Museum of African American Music. The King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley, declared this city his favorite in the world. And not to be outdone, the Jazz movement had strong roots in Nashville too and continues to hold a footing there today with jazz clubs and venues dotted around the city.

Where Should l Go For a Gig?

One thing you’ll never struggle to find in Nashville is a music venue. You can choose to catch a gig in a huge stadium or concert hall or watch dinner theater on a cruise boat. Simply strolling the street so f this melodious city will have you ducking into open mike nights or finding yourself at a honky-tonk.