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Points of Interest

Sense of Place: Nashville - Points of Interest

Bars

  • Dino’s
    Site: yelp.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=173|text=411 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206}
    Description: Dino's is the oldest bar in East Nashville. Best Burgers in town.
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Video
  • No. 308
    Site: bar308.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=174|text=407 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206}
    Description: Plug No. 308 directly into the late fifties and early sixties: days and nights of beat poets, jazz and the origins of counterculture, honoring favorite authors with drinks, including Charles Bukowski and William Burroughs.
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Video
  • Patterson House
    Site: yelp.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=190|text=1711 Division St. Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: Cocktail Lounge Speakeasy style with chandeliers and exquisite food.
    Recommended By: Kopecky Family Band
    Media: Video
  • Village Pub & Beer Garden
    Site: riversidevillagepub.com/
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=204|text=1308 McGavock Pike Nashville, TN 37216}
    Description: The Village Pub & Beer Garden is proud to serve local and regional beer on tap and in bottles. Home of the one-of-a-kind Stuffed Pretzel Sandwich!
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Photo

Museums

  • Country Music Hall of Fame
    Site: countrymusichalloffame.org
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=174|text=222 5th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum identifies and preserves the evolving history and traditions of country music and educates its audiences.
    Recommended By: Gillian Welch/David Rawling
    Media: Video

Other Points

  • Parlour & Juke
    Site: seeamericagetahaircut.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=188|text=521 8th Ave. South Suite #302 Nashville, TN 37203-4239}
    Description: Somewhere beyond the beauty and the barber shop is Parlour & Juke.
    Recommended By: Elizabeth
    Media: Video
  • Parthenon
    Site: wikipedia.org
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=189|text=2600 West End Ave Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: A full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens. Built in 1897 as part of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition.
    Recommended By: Jerry
    Media: Video
  • Shelby Pedestrian Bridge
    Site: wikipedia.org
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=195|text=DowntoMetro Riverfront Park Nashville, TN 37201wn Nashville}
    Description: A truss bridge that spans the Cumberland River, originally opened in 1909, and was reopened as a pedestrian bridge in 2003. The bridge spans 3,150 ft and is one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video
  • Thirty Tigers
    Site: thirtytigers.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=201|text=1604 8th Ave. South 2nd Floor Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: Co-founded in 2002 by David Macias and Deb Markland, who shared a love of music and marketing and the belief that the onslaught of major label consolidation combined with advances in technology would result in many viable artists joining the ranks of the independent world.
    Recommended By: Elizabeth
    Media: Photo

Record Stores

  • Ernest Tubb Records
    Site: etrecordshop.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=175|text=417 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: The Ernest Tubb Record Shop is a one-stop shop for country and bluegrass CDs, DVDs, LPs, books, and memorabilia. Founded by Grand Ole Opry star Ernest Tubb in 1947.
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video
  • Grimey’s
    Site: grimeys.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=177|text=1604 8th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: In addition to housing preloved records & CDs, DVDs and back catalog of 7-inches, the new space also features full-service indie bookstore and coffee shop.
    Recommended By: Elizabeth
    Media: Video
  • Third Man
    Site: thirdmanrecords.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=200|text=623 7th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: Originally founded by Jack White in Detroit, MI in 2001, a physical location was established in Nashville in 2009. In its current state it contains a record store, record label offices, photo studio, dark room and live venue with analog recording booth.
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video

Restaurants

    5 Points Pizza
    Site: fivepointspizza.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=168|text=1012 Woodland St. Nashville, TN 37206}
    Description: Cold beer, hot pizza, NY style.
    Recommended By: Kopecky Family Band
    Media: Photo
  • Arnold’s
    Site: yelp.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=170|text=605 8th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: At Arnold's you can expect to have freshly prepared veggies and meats and yummy pies all from scratch.
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Video
  • Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
    Site: hattieb.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=180|text=112 19th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: A family-owned Hot Chicken joint
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Video
  • Hog Heaven BBQ
    Site: hogheavenbbq.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=181|text=115 27th Ave. North Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: World Famous for "Kickin' Chicken" white bbq sauce, Hog Heaven has been serving hickory smoked barbecue for over 25 years.
    Recommended By: Jerry
    Media: Video
  • Lockeland Table
    Site: lockelandtable.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=182|text=1520 Woodland St. Nashville, TN 37206}
    Description: Chef Hal M. Holden-Bache has an appreciation for great, simple food. This place can be as upscale or as cozy as you want to make it.
    Recommended By: Kopecky Family Band
    Media: Photo
  • Marché Artisan Foods
    Site: marcheartisanfoods.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=183|text=1000 Main St. Nashville, TN 37206}
    Description: Marché Artisan Foods is a bustling European style café & marketplace located near Five Points in Historic East Nashville.
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Photo
  • Pancake Pantry
    Site: thepancakepantry.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=187|text=1796 21st Ave S Nashville, TN 37212}
    Description: "Fantastic pancakes draw mobs of customers to this favorite Music City eatery. Among the faves are sweet potato pancakes begging for a drizzle of the silky cinnamon cream that is provided in a pitcher on the table." -roadfood.com
    Recommended By: Gillian Welch/David Rawling
    Media: Video
  • Pharmacy
    Site: thepharmacynashville.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=191|text=731 McFerrin Ave. Nashville, TN 37206}
    Description: An old-school burger parlor & beer garden in East Nashville, serving specialty burgers and German wurst.
    Recommended By: Gillian Welch/David Rawling & Kopecky Family Band
    Media: Photo
  • Smiling Elephant
    Site: thesmilingelephant.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=196|text=2213 8th Ave S Nashville, TN 37204}
    Description: An authentic Thai restaurant with the mission to serve healthy Thai cuisine at a reasonable price.
    Recommended By: Gillian Welch/David Rawling
    Media: Photo

Shops

  • Gruhn Guitars
    Site: gruhn.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=178|text=400 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: George Gruhn has been buying and selling used instruments since 1963, and Gruhn Guitars, established in 1970, was the first store devoted to vintage and used instrument sales.
    Recommended By: Jerry
    Media: Video
  • Hatch Prints
    Site: countrymusichalloffame.org
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=179|text=316 Broadway Nashville, TN 37201}
    Description: One of the oldest working letterpress print shops in America who's work featured a host of Country Music Hall of Famers such as Hank Williams, Bill Monroe, and Johnny Cash
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video
  • OMG
    Site: oldmadegood.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=186|text=3701B Gallatin Pike Nashville, TN 37216}
    Description: Old Made Good. Hand picked collection of vintage and locally made goods.
    Recommended By: Elizabeth
    Media: Video

Studios

  • Casino
    Site: ericmassenashville.com
    Map: Nashville, TN (private)
    Description: A dimly lit, thick vibed, dense hang of a recording studio in East Nashville, where Eric Masse records music.
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Photo
  • RCA Studio B
    Site: wikipedia.org
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=192|text=1611 Roy Acuff Place Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: Dubbed 'Home of 1,000 Hits,' this humble building on Music Row was a hotbed of recording activity from the time it opened in 1957 until the early 1970s (it closed in 1977).
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video
  • Woodland Studio
    Site: None
    Map: Nashville, TN (private)
    Description: Where many a classic country sessions went to tape in the 50s and 60s.
    Recommended By: Gillian Welch/David Rawling
    Media: Photo

Venues

  • 5 Spot
    Site: the5spotlive.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=169|text=1006 Forrest Ave. Nashville, TN 37206}
    Description: Has a reputation for featuring preeminent local bands, many Nashvillians are surprised to discover the 5 Spot has been around for a decade.
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Video
  • Family Wash
    Site: familywash.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=176|text=2038 Greenwood Ave Nashville, TN 37206}
    Description: Beer, wine, shepherd's pie and live music every night.
    Recommended By: Elizabeth
    Media: Video
  • Mercy Lounge
    Site: mercylounge.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=184|text=1 Cannery Row Nashville, TN. 37204}
    Description: The Mercy Lounge is on the 2nd level of the historic Cannery Building. A music venue with a back bar featuring pool tables and classic pinball machines.
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose & Kopecky Family Band
    Media: Video
  • Robert’s Western World
    Site: robertswesternworld.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=193|text=416 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: A honky tonk that has hosted and continues to host many big name country artists.
    Recommended By: Welch/ Rawling & Kopecky
    Media: Video
  • Ryman Auditorium
    Site: ryman.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=194|text=116 5th Ave. N Nashville, TN 37219}
    Description: In the 1880s, when prominent businessman and steamboat captain Thomas G. Ryman found salvation in the words of fiery evangelist Reverend Sam Jones, he vowed to build a great tabernacle that would project Rev. Jones’s voice clearly and powerfully for all to hear.
    Recommended By: Jerry
    Media: Video
  • The Basement
    Site: thebasementnashville.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=197|text=1604 8th Ave S #330 Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: This eclectic, live music venue hosts an array of alternative, rock, and indie artists. Look for it in the same unassuming little building that houses Grimey's New and Preloved Music, one of the best record stores in town.
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Video
  • The End
    Site: endnashville.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=198|text=2219 Elliston Place Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: Nashville's premier indie-rock venue for the past 30+ years, equal parts dive bar and cozy music venue
    Recommended By: Caitlin Rose
    Media: Photo
  • The Station Inn
    Site: stationinn.com
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=199|text=402 12th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: The Station Inn is a concert venue in Nashville, Tennessee that hosts bluegrass acts. Frommers wrote that it is "widely regarded as one of the best bluegrass venues around"
    Recommended By: Jerry
    Media: Photo
  • Tootsies
    Site: tootsies.net
    Map: {phocamaps view=link|id=202|text=422 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203}
    Description: Mom's was the original name of Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, Tootsie Bess bought the Honky Tonk bar in 1960.
    Recommended By: n/a
    Media: Video

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