Nashville is home to the best musicians and best instruments in the world.
Music City July 4th is the party of the summer, offering two days of live music, family fun, and spectacular fireworks.
Nashville's live music scene is alive and well with concerts taking the stage inside and out all over Music City.
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is a fantastic family destination in Music City, boasting mammals, birds, and reptiles of many kinds - with a Wild Animal Carousel for the kids!
Take a ride on the Delta River Boats at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.
Shake off a long day with a pint of Guinness in an authentic pub atmosphere at Findley's Irish Pub inside the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.
Pick up a new or vintage steel guitar at Gruhn Guitars in downtown Music City.
Mafiaoza's serves up pizza and Italian favorites with your favorite wine or cocktail in the heart of 12South.
The Parthenon in Nashville's Centennial Park is the world's only full-scale replica of the Athenian original.
From 11am to 2am each day, the honky-tonks of Lower Broad play live music for all comers.
The world-famous Tootsie's Orchid Lounge has been churning out amazing music for over 50 years in downtown Nashville - a must-see on Honky Tonk Highway.
Tommy Sims played the Music City Soul Series, a weekly concert series in February offering the best in soul, jazz, blues and R&B.
In Music City, there's a guitar for every tune, and a guitar player for every song.
Nashville's live music scene is alive and well with concerts playing all day, every day.
The Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge is a lovely place to take a stroll and catch a stellar view of Nashville's skyline.
The historic Ryman Auditorium offers the best acoustics in the world, second only to the Mormon Tabernacle, and plays host to the best in every genre.
Explore the exhibits at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and learn about country music's history.
Nashville musicians play sounds for every genre - making it the true Music City.
The Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge offers a gorgeous picture of a Nashville sunset.
Live on the Green is just one of many outdoor concert series happening every year in Nashville.
The Nashville music scene is like no other in the world.
Keith Urban was inducted to the Music City Walk of Fame on May 15, 2011.
Meetings in Nashville offer fun and networking for all attendees.
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center boasts 2,881 guest rooms, more than 600,000 square feet of meeting space, and 15 restaurants.
Meetings always have an entertaining theme in Music City.
Nashville meetings set a stage for excellent networking opportunities, learning, and fun.
The Nashville Visitor Information Center is a great setting to have your next event.
RCA Studio B is Home of 1,000 Hits - a place where your group can record a song as well!
Keith Urban was inducted to the Grand Ole Opry on April 12, 2012.
The members of Kings of Leon, along with countless artists of all genres, call Music City home.
The stage is set for the LEED-certified, 1.2 million-square-foot Music City Center, opening in downtown Nashville in May 2013.
Explore iconic locations like Hatch Show Print that have contributed to Nashville becoming Music City.
The artistic collaboration among Nashville's songwriters lends to the creative landscape of the city.
Douglas Corner has hosted live music on 8th Avenue South since 1987.
The Basement, one of the hottest music venues in Nashville, is located on 8th Avenue South under Grimey's New & Pre-Loved Music.
The 8th Avenue Antiques District offers a concentration of unique antique shops to stroll between looking for that perfect piece.
The 12South Taproom is a friendly neighborhood taproom/restaurant in the heart of 12South.
Frothy Monkey offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, and delicious local coffee in a comfortable setting in the 12South neighborhood.
You can find cool Western threads, pin-up clothes, and gift items at Katy K in 12South.
Imogene + Willie is a custom denim designer and maker located in an old service station in the heart of 12South.
12South offers restaurants serving everything from barbecue, seafood, or gourmet burgers to pizza, organic local sandwiches, and Mexican popsicles.
12South is a great neighborhood to grab a drink with friends, kick back, and relax.
Experience an American adventure at the home of our nation's 7th President, Andrew Jackson.
Music City has a sound for every listener.
Dubbed the “Athens of the South” in the 1850s for its elegance, style and many academic institutions, Nashville is also home to a vibrant, ever-growing art scene with a variety of art museums, galleries, and performing arts institutions.
You can hear live music of every genre throughout Music City.
The Fray, Sixpence None the Richer, Love and Theft, and Striking Matches performed at the free 2012 Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway. http://www.visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Two Old Hippies is a lifestyle shop and music venue in The Gulch.
Cabana offers Southern Comfort Cuisine like crab hush puppies and blackened local catfish as you dine in your own private cabana.
The only full-scale replica of the Greek Parthenon stands in Centennial Park, a popular park on West End for picnics, kite flying, and frisbee throwing.
Loved equally for the coffee and seasonal food selections, Fido is a popular spot in Hillsboro Village for studying, working, and playing.
Cozy up next to the fireplace inside or either of the 2 bars or enjoy a seat on the expansive patio and watch the happenings of Hillsboro Village.
With an inventive food and cocktail menu, Holland House has been named one of the best bars in the nation by Food & Wine, Details, Imbibe, and Entrepreneur.
I Dream of Weenie is located in the heart of East Nashville's 5 Points and serves delicious charcoal-grilled weenies out of their modified VW bus.
The Local Taco combines Tex-Mex and Southern food for some of the best tacos around.
Lucchese offers high-end handcrafted leather boots, fashion, and apparel in The Gulch.
Nestled in the Gulch on the ground floor of the Icon building, Music City Flats is Nashville’s only locally-owned and operated restaurant that specializes in serving delectable, gourmet flatbreads made with 100% whole wheat.
Oktoberfest is annually celebrated in Germantown, offering a day of live music, dancing, food, drink, and family fun.
The Produce Place handpicks products from local growers and producers for sale in their Sylvan Park store.
The Fray played the 2012 Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway.
Sixpence None the Richer played the 2012 Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway.
Love & Theft played the 2012 Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway.
Berry Hill is a lovely area of Nashville with tree-lined streets and creeks throughout.
Patterson House is a modern-day speakeasy serving exciting and unique cocktails, original and classic, in Midtown Nashville.
Thirty-two diners sit around the U-shaped kitchen as chefs Josh Habiger and Erik Anderson prepare the meal at The Catbird Seat in Midtown Nashville.
Ingram Hall at Vanderbilt University host performances throughout the year from students and world-class performers alike.
The balcony at the Hutton Hotel provides a gorgeous view down West End Avenue into downtown Nashville.
The Nashville Opera is Tennessee's largest professional opera company.
J. Crew, Tommy Bahama, Calvin Klein, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, and Polo Ralph Lauren are just some of the amazing shopping found at Opry Mills Mall.
The Rainforest Cafe at Opry Mills Mall is a wild place to shop and eat!
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World offers the most comprehensive selection of Fishing, Hunting, Camping, Boating, Golf and Outdoor Gear, that you will find anywhere under one roof, and conveniently located at Opry Mills Mall.
The Band Perry played the 2013 Music City July 4th: Let Freedom Sing! event in downtown Music City.
Keb' Mo' played the 2013 Music City July 4th: Let Freedom Sing! event in downtown Nashville.
Hank Williams, Jr. headlined the 2013 Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway in downtown Nashville. http://visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Blackberry Smoke played the 2013 Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway. visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Brett Eldredge played the 2013 Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway. visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Music City July 4th is Nashville's largest single-day party in downtown Music City.
The sky lights up every 4th of July for the annual Music City July 4th celebration in downtown Nashville.
The Band Perry played to a crowd of thousands at the 2013 Music City July 4th event.
Nashville's July 4th fireworks are some of the best in the nation.
The Grand Ole Opry plays to a packed audience every week in Music City.
Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys has made Nashville his home to live and make music.
Live music venue signs dot the landscape letting you know so many of the great places to catch live music in Nashville.
The Band Perry played Music City 2013 July 4th celebration in downtown Nashville.
Nashville is home to the best musicians and best instruments in the world.
Kangaroo Kickabout at the Nashville Zoo offers families the opportunity to view kangaroos from outside or within the habitat!
CMA Music Festival is a 4-day festival of live music, autograph signings, special events, and more to showcase the best in country music - in the heart of downtown Nashville.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is one Nashville's premier attraction spots to learn, listen, and enjoy.
Space Chase at the Adventure Science Center gives kids the chance to experience zero gravity.
The Music City Center is Nashville's new convention center located in the heart of downtown.
Gaylord Opryland has it all - 2,884 guestrooms, a plethora of dining options, full-service spa, salon and fitness center featuring indoor and outdoor pools, unique shopping experiences, and live entertainment.
Nashville meetings set a stage for excellent networking opportunities, learning, and fun.
There are so many uniquely Nashville special event venues, like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, available to host your next function.
The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center boasts more than 9 acres of indoor gardens
Hit songwriters like Tim Nichols, Rivers Rutherford, and Brett James play the world-renowned Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN.
Incredibly talented Nashville pickers can be found on every street corner and in every club, making music on instruments with almost as much character as the player.
Her distinctive voice and long, storied career make Nashvillian Emmylou Harris one of the most well-known and influential women in music.
The Kings of Leon play the 2015 Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway: New Year's Eve in Music City! Details: visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Nashville is Music City where live music plays the soundtrack to life.
The Parthenon in Nashville's Centennial Park is the world's only full-scale replica of the Greek original.
Nashville is Music City.
Located in an historic former residence at the corner of 17th Avenue South and Division Street in Midtown, The Patterson House offers a vibe and drink menu that suggests a throwback to the pre-Prohibition era when tempting cocktails and stimulating conversation highlighted a cosmopolitan American nightlife.
Music City's culinary scene is spiced up by Nashville staple hot chicken from popular hot chicken joints like Hattie B's.
Hatch Show Print is one of America’s oldest working letterpress poster shops. Since 1879, Hatch has created original art for Mumford and Sons, Elvis, Grand Ole Opry Stars, and more. Unique group experience available.
Music City hosts concerts of every size, from street corners to small listening rooms to large capacity concert halls - and everything in between.
Cheekwood's Botanical Garden is a spectacular showcase of color and horticultural diversity with eleven specialty display gardens and stunning natural landscape.
Located in The Gulch between downtown and Music Row, Lucchese's Nashville store is the third flagship for the renowned American luxury boot company.
Music City July 4th is a special event for every member of the family to share.
Nashville's fireworks show is consistently one of the best Independence Day fireworks displays in the country!
Music City July 4th: Let Freedom Sing! is a happy day for all in downtown Nashville!
Nashville's food scene is definitely one to travel to experience. Jonathan Waxman prepared this colorful dish at the Music City Food + Wine Festival in 2013.
Lady Antebellum will headline the 2014 Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway: New Year's Eve in Music City! visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
The note drops, the confetti falls, and the fireworks explode, and we welcome the new year in downtown Music City! visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Nashville's New Year's Eve fireworks can be seen from all over, with a prime spot on Lower Broad during the Bash on Broadway. visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Nashville's New Year's Eve offers a free party with live music, fireworks, and the best way to ring in the new year! visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
The Apache Relay played the 2014 Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway: New Year's Eve in Music City. http://visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Gavin DeGraw played the 2014 Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway: New Year's Eve in Music City. http://visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Ben Folds is a Nashville resident and musician that helped to tell the Story of Nashville.
Nashville's New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway is a stellar free concert and street party on Lower Broad in Downtown Music City.
The Grand Ole Opry is the longest-running radio show, turning out amazing live musical shows every week from Music City.
The Nashville Visitor Information Center, in the tower of the Bridgestone Arena at 5th & Broadway in Downtown Nashville, offers visitor information, guest assistance, live music, and the uniquely Nashville Music City Marketplace.
Hattie B's serves up some of Nashville's most famous hot chicken.
The Johnny Cash Museum is dedicated to the life and music career of the late "Man in Black" and features the largest and most comprehensive collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world.
Nashville's New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway features a free street party and concert with hours of live music, a midnight Music Note Drop, and fireworks to ring in the new year. visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Hit songwriter/musician Tommy Sims plays at a club in downtown Nashville.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Hatch Show Print, and Omni Nashville Hotel sit just across 5th Avenue from the Music City Center.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a uniquely Nashville event and special event space in the heart of downtown Music City.
Unique Nashville spots like Peter Nappi host special events and live music. This was taken at a GQ How-To Kickoff Weekend celebration in 2014. Photo credit: Tony Czech
Nashville's New Year's Eve celebration is a free party and concert in the heart of downtown Music City. visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
The legendary Station Inn sits in the center of The Gulch neighborhood near downtown Nashville.
Nashville plays live music of every kind. This picture is of Striking Matches at the 2013 New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway.
Giancarlo Guerrero conducts the Grammy-winning Nashville Symphony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville.
The world-famous honky tonks that line Lower Broadway in downtown Nashville have so many musical stories to tell, it's written on their walls.
Peter Nappi is a luxury Italian footwear company based in Nashville and offering handcrafted footwear, bags and accessories curated alongside imported furniture and home goods. Photo credit: Tony Czech
Nashville's New Year's Eve Celebration offers hours of free live music, a midnight Music Note Drop, and fireworks at the stroke the new year. visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Pinewood Social is a restaurant with a creative cocktail and coffee program, bowling alley, bocce ball court, and wading pool in downtown Music City.
Watermark Restaurant features a culinary emphasis on exceptional Southern product, classically prepared, and warm, professional service - serving to diners in The Gulch.
The Jack Daniel Distillery is just down the road from Music City - a perfect afternoon trip for unique Tennessee fun.
The Hermitage is the home of President Andrew Jackson, offering tours of the mansion and grounds.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is one of the productions that are part of the Broadway series at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC).
Virago is Nashville's premier Asian fusion and sushi restaurant, located on MStreet in The Gulch.
Kristen Capolino plays the 2014 Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway: New Year's Eve in Music City! http://visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
The 2014 Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway: New Year's Eve in Music City was a spectacular party in downtown Nashville!
Music is the Universal Language
The NHL Nashville Predators play at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Music City.
Music City is a beautiful backdrop for an outdoor concert.
Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th is the best Independence Day celebration in the USA.
Nashville offers amazing free live music every day all over town. But tip the bands if you like their sound!
The Music City Marketplace offers a curated selection of gifts, home goods, and accessories for an authentic take on the creative culture that defines Nashville. Visit at 150 4th Avenue North at the corner of 4th Avenue North and Commerce Street. http://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/musiccitymarketplace
Hot chicken is a Nashville specialty. And you can't leave town without a taste. http://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/food/hotchicken
Kings Of Leon played Nashville's New Year's Eve party in 2015. See who's playing this year: http://visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
The Music City Center is Nashville's largest convention center, located in the heart of downtown.
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center boasts more than 2,880 guest rooms, more than 600,000 square feet of meeting space, restaurants, shopping, and more.
Nashville's Honky Tonk Highway, located on Lower Broadway, is a row of clubs pumping out incredible live music from 10am to 3am. http://www.visitmusiccity.com/Music/thingstodo/honkytonkhighway
Nashville has amazing concerts, like this one from Moon Taxi, every single day of the year.
Keith Urban played Nashville's New Year's Eve in 2016. See who's playing next year: http://visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve
Explore Nashville's delicious culinary landscape: http://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/food