1911 Broadway Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
Blue Bar is located in one of Nashville’s hottest destination areas. Blue Bar has been an established songwriter’s performance venue since 2005. The music is presented in an intimate and warm environment. It hosts songwriter rounds weekly and is quickly becoming a favorite venue to perform in. Blue Bar supplies a full menu and bar. Open from 11am until 3am, 7 days a week.
Reservations: None. Ages: 18+. Minimum: No food/drink minimum purchase.
Parking: Free Parking in side parking lot. Smoking: No smoking permitted
The Bluebird Cafe
4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
Named one of the Top Ten Best Clubs in America by Rolling Stone magazine in 2013, The Bluebird Cafe has been open since June of 1982 and it features songwriters and acoustic music seven nights a week, providing a stage for both the newest songwriters in town as well as Nashville’s most established writers. Known for helping start the careers of many country artists including Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Trisha Yearwood, Kathy Mattea and Taylor Swift, the Bluebird also holds several ‘Best Of’ titles including the ACM’s Nightclub of the Year in 2001, as well as one of the best music clubs in America by Newsweek in 2005. Full bar. Kitchen open every night.
Reservations: Reservations strongly suggested as seating is limited. They may be made online at www.bluebirdcafe.com. Ages: All ages welcome. Minimum: $7.00 food/drink minimum purchase per seat. Parking: Free parking in front of the club and in nearby lots – please do not part at AT&T. Smoking: No smoking permitted
2613 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
The Commodore Grille is open every day of the week for breakfast and dinner. With its eclectic menu, you are sure to find something to please everyone. In addition to serving breakfast and dinner, the restaurant and lounge features live entertainment each night of the week.
Reservations: None. Ages: All ages welcome. Minimum: $10.00 food/drink minimum purchase per seat. Parking: Complimentary parking for Tin Pan South Festival goers. Smoking: Permitted only on the outside patio.
Stage Sponsor – Tennessee Entertainment Commission
110 28th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203
Welcome to The Country, a unique and friendly neighborhood bar and music venue that is a nod to all things Nashville. At The Country we celebrate local and regional breweries and distilleries by serving some of their fine selections on draft and on our back bar. Our food menu has Southern-inspired dishes, and our stage was built with Nashville’s talented songwriters and musicians in mind.
Reservations: None. Ages: All ages welcome. Smoking: Smoking is not permitted. Minimum: $7.00 food/drink minimum purchase per seat. Parking: Free parking in the lot across the street
Douglas Corner Cafe
2106-A 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204
A premier music landmark, Douglas Corner draws the best from Nashville’s songwriting community. Full bar and menu of pasta, pizza and nachos available.
Reservations: None. Ages: 18 and over unless accompanied by parent/guardian. Minimum: $4.00 food/drink minimum purchase per seat. Parking: Free parking in the lot, on the street, and in back of venue. Smoking: No smoking permitted
Hard Rock Cafe-Nashville
Stage Sponsor – Mid-South Ford
100 Broadway Avenue, Nashville, TN 37201
Located between Riverfront Park and the historic corner of 2nd and Broadway, Hard Rock Café Nashville is the perfect venue for any event! For more than 18 years, the Hard Rock Café Nashville has been serving guests Classic American fare from our scratch kitchen. They also host weekly live music events and rooftop dining.
Reservations: None. Ages: All ages welcome. Minimum: None. Parking: $10 valet at front doors. Smoking: Permitted only on the outside patio.
The Listening Room Cafe
Stage Sponsor- Nashville Music City
217 2nd Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37201
Chris Blair founded The Listening Room Cafe in 2006, making a fairly big career shift based on hopes, dreams and faith. Being able to combine his passion for live music with his love of a great meal, Blair set out to create a one-of-a-kind venue that would offer patrons a true Music City experience. “Our goal as a venue is to showcase songs in their purest form as well as offer a great dining experience,” says Blair.
Reservations: None. Ages: All ages welcome. Smoking: Permitted only on patio. Minimum: $7.00 minimum food/drink purchase per seat. Parking: Valet as available and area parking in pay lots.
Stage Sponsor – D’Addario
402 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203
The Station Inn…Bluegrass and Roots music’s premiere listening room, where you’ll find great music, good times, and friends you’ve yet to meet. Forty years of live music speaks for itself!
Reservations: None. Ages: 21 and over. Minimum: No food/drink minimum purchase. Parking: Area parking in pay lots.. Smoking: No smoking permitted
Whiskey Rhythm Saloon
1811 Division Street, Nashville, TN 37203
Whiskey Rhythm is in the heart of Midtown and just off Music Row! Enjoy our quaint bar area that gives off a neighborhood feel while our listening room offers a great space to enjoy all your favorite live performances. Menu includes half-pound burgers, hand-breaded chicken tenders, and a selection of full entrees. Best happy hour in Midtown, 11am to 7pm daily.
Reservations: None. Ages: 21 and over. Minimum: None. Parking: Street or paid parking behind the building. Smoking: No smoking permitted.
3rd & Lindsley
818 3rd Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37210
Presenting the best national, international, regional, and Nashville artists from up and coming acts to legends. Good music. Good food. Good friends.
Reservations: None. Ages: All ages welcome. Smoking: No smoking permitted. Minimum: $10 food/beverage minimum per seat. Parking: Free parking in front of venue and on street.