Things to do in NASHVILLE

 The Ryman Auditorium, the original home of the Grand Ole Opry. Enrico Caruso, John Phillip Sousa, and the Vienna Orchestra gave performances here that earned the Ryman the nickname the "Carnegie Hall of the South". It has won Pollstar magazine's "Theater of the Year" award4 times in the past 10 years.

The Ryman Auditorium, the original home of the Grand Ole Opry. Enrico Caruso, John Phillip Sousa, and the Vienna Orchestra gave performances here that earned the Ryman the nickname the "Carnegie Hall of the South". It has won Pollstar magazine's "Theater of the Year" award4 times in the past 10 years.

 
 The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a larger-than-life attraction at the hub of Nashville’s entertainment district. See the gold and platinum records have made the country charts, Elvis’s gold-encrusted Cadillac, and lots of live entertainment, of course.

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a larger-than-life attraction at the hub of Nashville’s entertainment district. See the gold and platinum records have made the country charts, Elvis’s gold-encrusted Cadillac, and lots of live entertainment, of course.

 Among its many operations, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) presents a series of Broadway shows and special engagements, and administers a comprehensive education program. TPAC is also home to three resident performing arts organizations: Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera and Nashville Repertory Theatre. 

Among its many operations, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) presents a series of Broadway shows and special engagements, and administers a comprehensive education program. TPAC is also home to three resident performing arts organizations: Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera and Nashville Repertory Theatre. 

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 Bridgestone Arena is home to local hockey team the Nashville Predators. The facility also hosts a number of other events including concerts and basketball trounaments. 

Bridgestone Arena is home to local hockey team the Nashville Predators. The facility also hosts a number of other events including concerts and basketball trounaments. 

 The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, home to the renowned, Grammy award-winning Nashville Symphony, anchors the downtown end of the recently designated Music Mile. The Music Mile is a symbolic stretch of roadway connecting the $123 million Symphony Center with the music district of Music Row, the vibrant new entertainment venues on Demonbreun Street, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Music City Walk of Fame and the Bridgestone Arena. The Music Mile perfectly illustrates how the music of Music City is indeed a common thread throughout the business, cultural and entertainment sectors of Nashville.

The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, home to the renowned, Grammy award-winning Nashville Symphony, anchors the downtown end of the recently designated Music Mile. The Music Mile is a symbolic stretch of roadway connecting the $123 million Symphony Center with the music district of Music Row, the vibrant new entertainment venues on Demonbreun Street, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Music City Walk of Fame and the Bridgestone Arena. The Music Mile perfectly illustrates how the music of Music City is indeed a common thread throughout the business, cultural and entertainment sectors of Nashville.

 Nashville has also become a hub for pop, rock, bluegrass, Americana, jazz, classical, contemporary Christian, blues, and soul music. Rolling Stone recently gave Nashville the title of “Best Music Scene.” Artists like Robert Plant, Kid Rock, Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, and Michael Buble, among many others, have come to Music City to write and record. Names like Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Michael McDonald, Keb’ Mo’, Sheryl Crow, Paramore, Hot Chelle Rae, and Jack White have chosen to call Nashville home.

Nashville has also become a hub for pop, rock, bluegrass, Americana, jazz, classical, contemporary Christian, blues, and soul music. Rolling Stone recently gave Nashville the title of “Best Music Scene.” Artists like Robert Plant, Kid Rock, Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, and Michael Buble, among many others, have come to Music City to write and record. Names like Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Michael McDonald, Keb’ Mo’, Sheryl Crow, Paramore, Hot Chelle Rae, and Jack White have chosen to call Nashville home.

 President Andrew Jackson called The Hermitage home from 1792 to 1796. There are several tours and exhibits available on the plantation grounds year round. 

President Andrew Jackson called The Hermitage home from 1792 to 1796. There are several tours and exhibits available on the plantation grounds year round. 

 Visit this replica of the famed Greek temple. As remarkable as its façade is the 42-foot statue of the goddess Athena, the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western hemisphere. Located near the Vanderbilt University campus.

Visit this replica of the famed Greek temple. As remarkable as its façade is the 42-foot statue of the goddess Athena, the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western hemisphere. Located near the Vanderbilt University campus.

 The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a nonprofit art-exhibition center, with approximately 24,000 square feet of gallery space. It is dedicated to  presenting the finest visual art from local, state and regional artists, as well as major U.S. and international exhibitions.

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a nonprofit art-exhibition center, with approximately 24,000 square feet of gallery space. It is dedicated to  presenting the finest visual art from local, state and regional artists, as well as major U.S. and international exhibitions.

 Nashville has also long been known as the “Songwriting Capital of the World.” Songwriters from all over the world come to Music City to learn the art and share their passion of songwriting. The famous Bluebird Cafe showcases songwriters performing their original music in an intimate “in the round” setting that was created in Nashville and allows them to share the stories of inspiration behind their songs

Nashville has also long been known as the “Songwriting Capital of the World.” Songwriters from all over the world come to Music City to learn the art and share their passion of songwriting. The famous Bluebird Cafe showcases songwriters performing their original music in an intimate “in the round” setting that was created in Nashville and allows them to share the stories of inspiration behind their songs

 Cheekwood Estates and Botanical Gardens is a popular attraction in the Nashville area that hosts several beautiful gardens and art exhibits. You can also tour the mansion built in the late 1920s.

Cheekwood Estates and Botanical Gardens is a popular attraction in the Nashville area that hosts several beautiful gardens and art exhibits. You can also tour the mansion built in the late 1920s.