FGL House Closes, Lainey Wilson Reportedly Opening Bar In Its Place

The FGL House has closed, but a reigning country music superstar seems to be taking over the spot instead. According to the Nashville Business Journal, Lainey Wilson has reportedly purchased the property, located at 120 3rd Ave South, in downtown Nashville, which was formerly owned by Florida Georgia Line members Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley. The duo disbanded in 2022.

No one has publicly commented on the closing, which marks the first celebrity-owned bar in Nashville to close. A sign on the door says the restaurant and bar is permanently closed. The FGL House website points to the TC Restaurant Group, which has partnered with several of the other celebrity-owned bars, including Jason Aldean‘s Kitchen + Rooftop Bar, Luke Bryan‘s 32 Bridge Food + Drink, Miranda Lambert‘s Casa Rose and more.

Wilson has yet to publicly comment on the new venue. She will join Lambert as the only two female artists who own a bar in downtown Nashville. An opening date has yet to be announced. Both Luke Combs and Morgan Wallen are set to open downtown bars this year as well.

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Wilson’s new bar is part of a rapid ascent in her career. The 31-year-old is the reigning  CMA Entertainer of the Year, and is nominated in the category, along with four others at the ACM Awards, including Female Artist of the Year and Song of the Year (for “Heart Like A Truck”). She won her first Grammy Award earlier this year, and just celebrated her seventh consecutive No. 1 single, for “Wildflowers and Wild Horses.”

Some might be surprised by Wilson’s success, but she is not. Even after living for years in a camper trailer, the Louisiana native never doubted she would be where she is right now.

“The truth is, I knew that this would happen,” Wilson said. “I knew that I would be here. I feel like sometimes you gotta pretend, you gotta put yourself into the shoes of things that you’re not, so one day you can become what you want to be, and what you knew that you could be. And that’s what I do.”



FGL House opened in 2017. Hubbard and Kelley both decided to leave Florida Georgia Line, after ten years together, to pursue solo interests.

“We’re not going our separate ways,” Kelley told  People when the news was announced. “We’re taking a break from recording our music. We’re being artists. We love creating. And so a couple years back, we started writing without each other and trying different writers, and now we’re both doing that with our music.”

Since the initial news, both Hubbard and Kelley seem to indicate that a reunion between the two singers is unlikely. Both have released solo projects, with Hubbard already celebrating two No. 1 hits, with his current single, “Back Then Right Now” in the No. 2 spot.