Quantcast
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.
#

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.

#
#
advertisement
Middle Tennessee

AmericanaFest

Nashville hosts the 16th Annual Americana Music Festival and Conference Sept. 15-20. More than 160 artists will perform at venues across the city including Los Lobos, Patty Griffin, Lee Ann Womack, Jim Lauderdale, Stephen Kellogg, honeyhoney, Andrew Combs, Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen, Liz Longley, Josh Rouse and more. For more information, click here.

AmericanaFest
East Tennessee

Bristol Rhythm Roots & Reunion

More than 100 music acts take to stages throughout downtown Bristol for this three-day music festival, Sept. 18-20. This year you will hear the likes of Steve Earle & the Dukes, Dr. Dog, Delbert McClinton, Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band, and many more. For tickets and more info, click here.

Dancin' in the Birthplace of Country Music
West Tennessee

Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

The Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum tells the story of the birth of rock and soul music. Located on famous Beale Street in the FedEx Forum, this Smithsonian interactive exhibition covers Memphis' music history from the rural field hollers and sharecroppers of the 1930s through the explosion of Sun, Stax and Hi Records onto the music scene. 

Listen to legends
Article

Experience Nashville Sound at this Legendary Recording Studio

There’s something magical about Historic RCA Studio B, and when you step foot into its fabled halls, it’s easy to see why. This is the place where musical icons have recorded some of the greatest songs of our time.

Tour Historic RCA Studio B

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 Feb 11 - 14 Valentine's Day Dinner Train Oak Ridge, TN This event gives couples the opportunity to experience the romantic setting enjoyed by travelers during the golden age of rail travel in the 1930's and 40's. Passengers will begin their journey back in time abroad Southern Railway coach Fort Oglethorpe, built in 1947. A delicious dinner, prepared by Chef Andras, will be served. Advance reservations are required as seating is limited. learn more Music & Arts Feb 11 - 27 Good Monsters Nashville, TN World premiere of an all new play learn more Music & Arts Feb 11 Wine & Bourbon Tasting at Discovery Park of America Union City, TN Fine Wine and Strong Bourbon will be among the tastings at the "Blind Wine & Blind Bourbon Tasting" in Dinosaur Hall at Discovery Park of America. Come and put your taste buds to the test as you sample some expensive and not-too-pricey wines and bourbons. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 731-885-5455. learn more Music & Arts Feb 12 - 14 Fog Festival Monteagle, TN The South Cumberland Plateau offers a long weekend full of activities and specials at many participating businesses. Watch for signs with Red & Pink Hearts that denote Fog Fest Activity! learn more Music & Arts Feb 12 - 14 Valentine's Getaway, Dinner in Historic Hotel & Town Square Linden, TN Treat your Valentine to great food, a fresh rose, and intimate ambience at the Commodore Hotel's restaurant in quaint, little Linden. Special $69 /couple menu includes Shrimp Cocktail, Prime Rib, Cheesecake and more! Come for dinner, OR an overnight getaway at one of six "Great Places to Stay" in TN! Only an hour+ from Nashville area, Columbia or Jackson, TN. learn more