5 Places to See Live Music in Nashville This Weekend

Nashville is known as Music City because of the wide availability of live music, all over the city. As the weather cools, and after live music was largely shut down for more than a year because of the pandemic, there’s never been a better time to check out Nashville’s live music scene. Keep reading to find five places to catch live music — and enjoy yummy food and drinks as well — this weekend.

1. Bluebird Cafe

The Bluebird Cafe is one of the most well-known places in Nashville to see live music. If you love songs, and the stories behind them, then the Bluebird Cafe is the place to be. Saturday night’s show features Karleen Watt, Raye Williams and Phil Barton, the writers behind some of country music’s biggest hits.

Seating is limited, so advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged.

*Proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test is required for entry.

2. The Basement East

AmericanFest is continuing in Nashville with shows all over the city, including at The Basement East. Artists like Carlene Carter, Lilly Hiatt, Brit Taylor and more will perform over the weekend. Advance ticket purchase is recommended

*Proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test is required for entry.

3. Assembly Food Hall

One of Nashville’s newest venues, The Assembly Food Hall, located at 5th and Broadway, includes the Skydeck, which offers killer views overlooking the city. Stop by on Saturday, September 25, and see rising duo Presley & Taylor perform, while enjoying a craft cocktail from the rooftop bar.

4. Ole Red

Ole Red keeps the music playing all day long. This weekend’s outstanding lineup includes Hudson Valley, Alex Smith and Zach Ray. Go hungry, because Ole Red’s food is as good as their live music.

5. 3rd & Lindsley

3rd & Lindsley was hosting live music long before plenty of the current venues were even open, and they do it well. This weekend’s lineup includes a stellar show Saturday night, also as part of AmericanaFest, featuring Brandy Clark, Emily Scott Robinson, Rodney Crowell and more.