Music Row
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Nashville’s Music Row is the headquarters of America's country music industry, home to some of the most iconic record labels and recording studios (including Elvis’). Take a guided tour of the area to hear fun anecdotes about its history. The main arteries in Music Row, 16th and 17th Avenues, are not particularly busy at night, but the district does have its fair share of bars and honky-tonks. Hit Lower Broadway on the northern edge of the district to find lively diners and saloons. Plan your visit between April and October when the weather is pleasant and Nashville comes alive with music. – Tripadvisor
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Carrie
Rice, MN25 contributions
Oct 2023 • Friends
We took a tour bus through this area. It's mostly recording studios (buildings) with a few iconic statues. Example: naked people in the round about. It was good to tour through it but if we were limited on time we could have skipped this area.
Written 17 October 2023
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136milagros
Brunswick, GA5 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
So much fun and the whole area is conveniently located. We rented scooters to get around and that was so much fun also!
Written 14 June 2023
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Chelsey K
Kasson, MN14 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
So much to do! Every bar has a band on every level! The first floor band seems to be the best out of all levels is what we noticed. Drinks were about $10-$20 each depending on what you ordered. Food was on the higher price as well. Share meals if you can. 100% would go during the week. Monday night was dead and it was wonderful! Wednesday night was already getting pretty busy. Uber drivers are great for recommending places.
Written 4 May 2023
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Geoff H
Sissinghurst, UK12,604 contributions
Oct 2022
Whilst we walked round the Lower Broadway District of Nashville because it was lively and entertaining, we only drove round the Music Row District. This district may be as musically important to Nashville, as it housed many of the studios where the "Nashville Sound" was recorded, it is, today, mainly office accommodation and restaurants, nowhere near as interesting as the Lower Broadway District. At one end of Music Row, though, there is an interesting bronze composition called "Musica". Sculpted by Alan LeQuire (who also sculpted the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument in Nashville's Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and the statue of Jack Daniel in the Jack Daniel's Distillery in Lynchburg), "Musica" features nine nude, dancing male and female figures. Dominating the traffic island on which it is situate, it is worth visiting Music Row if only to have a look at this sculpture.
Written 12 November 2022
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TitanAmore
Rome, Italy28 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Spontaneous trip Sept. 2022 (Sunday through Tuesday) 2 1/2 days spent in one of the best Music cities in the states.Our goal was to relax, not be tourists, lay by the hotel pool, have cocktails, eat anazing food, listen to incredible music. We succeeded at all. Stayed in the Mid-town area (perfect for walking, near Vanderbildt University, & Music Row, not to be confused with Broadway).
As avid New Orleans lovers, we expected it to feel similar, and in some ways it certainly did, but in others, it was New Orleans on steroids. We enjoyed GREAT music (on and off Broadway-Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar!!, The Local, Losers/Winners, etc.), excellent food (Nashville Hot Chicken a must), terrific craft cocktails in speakeasy-style lounges (The Patterson House, Fable Lounge to name just two - really an awesome alternative to just staying on Broadway). Music was everywhere, from solo artists to group bands, all hoping to be "discovered" and all, in our humble opinion, should be. Our first trip to "Music City", with Southern hospitality at its finest, it certainly will not be our last! Do yourself a favor, GO!
(A side note: no cover charge or drink minimum at ANY Honky Tonk - another win, win!)
Written 1 October 2022
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Kendy
7 contributions
Aug 2022
A very cool vibe with a lot of interesting pubs, bars and restaurants. We went to the Fleet Street Pub and I would definitely recommend their Fish and Chips with mashed potatoes.
Written 22 August 2022
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britt s
1 contribution
Apr 2022
We are not big city people. We just like music and the bar atmosphere. Nashville was awesome and we both said we would do it again in a heartbeat.

Just way more bums on the streets and sidewalks than we ever could have imagined.
Written 5 May 2022
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul, MN3,188 contributions
Sep 2021
Just to clarify, Music Row is NOT Broadway where honky-tonks and multistory venues are cranking out live music all day and night. It is a district of Nashville just west of downtown that has been the headquarters of the country music industry and where numerous recording studios are located. It is a rather nondescript area, but this street played a huge role in music history and probably can only be appreciated by participating in a guided tour explaining that history. I visited Historic RCA Studio B which is located here as part of a tour at an additional cost when visiting the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Written 19 January 2022
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Cindy T
Pinellas Park, FL92 contributions
Oct 2021
I followed the advice from other reviews and we took the Trolley to hear the history. Great to learn but you never would know if you just walk this yourself. If you want you can then go back for some pics.
Written 3 November 2021
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clellis2
Gilmanton, NH30 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
Visiting The Ryman Auditorium, Johnny Cash Museum and Restaurant wete top on my list. But just to see and hear the music all up and down Music Row was a great experience. Would definitely recommend Visiting Music Row .
Written 17 August 2021
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