Music & Arts
Tennessee is a feast for both body and soul. Take a musical journey, or sink your senses into beautiful works of art and craft. Explore the tales we tell in words, sights and sounds.
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Tennessee is best known for its rich music scene, with mind-blowing music venues for every taste. But the music is only the beginning.

Lose yourself in the wonder of tales told in traditional stage shows and quirky storytelling that reaches deep into our heritage. Learn about Tennessees greats of stage and screen. Let the visual arts in our galleries, museums and festivals fill your minds eye.

Touch the handiwork of Tennessees artisans both traditional and avant-garde. Examine our astonishing literary history from scholarly research to science fiction. Top it all off with a filling taste of Tennessees culinary arts.

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Middle Tennessee

Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry is the most famous symbol of Tennessees music heritage and the place most people think of when they think of Nashville. Its one place you wont want to miss!

See Stars!
East Tennessee

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts

The heart of East Tennessee’s respected tradition of art and fine crafts for more than 100 years, Arrowmont is more than a gallery or a school. It’s an experience, a symbol of a way of life and an anchor in the artistic community.

Be Original
West Tennessee

The Blues

The famous names call to mind the rhythms of the Mighty Mississippi River that gave birth to the blues and, later, rock n roll: Beale Street, B.B. King, W.C. Handy, Stax, Sun Studio and the Memphis Rock n Soul Museum. Come and explore the heritage of this uniquely American sound.

Get the Blues

Experience Music & Arts

Tennessee’s natural beauty and cultural heritage feed the creative instinct like no other place. Immerse yourself in the depth and variety of artistic expression in Tennessee.


Music & Arts Apr 17 - 26 Nashville Film Festival Nashville, TN Click here for more information about Nashville Film Festival. learn more Music & Arts Apr 18 - 20 EarthDayz Lookout Mountain, TN Rock City partners with Orange Grove for the 6th year of this naturally fun outdoor event as Rock City grows greener! Learn how to use recycled materials to make-and-take a fun project and go on a RockQuest Adventure through the park! See raptors soar above the crowd at our Birds of Prey Raptors Show! learn more Music & Arts Apr 18 - 20 Little Women the Musical Manchester, TN A musical based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. It follows the lives of the four March sisters and their adventures. learn more Music & Arts Apr 18 Ledisi Memphis, TN Grammy-nominated powerhouse Ledisi will hit the Orpheum stage with her exciting spring tour! learn more Music & Arts Apr 18 3rd Friday Night Concert Series Murfreesboro, TN 3rd Friday Night Concert Series 7-9p.m. learn more