Lose yourself in the wonder of tales told in traditional stage shows and quirky storytelling that reaches deep into our heritage. Learn about Tennessee’s greats of stage and screen. Let the visual arts in our galleries, museums and festivals fill your mind’s eye.
Touch the handiwork of Tennessee’s 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 Tennessee’s culinary arts.
The Beale Street Music Festival kicks off Memphis in May, May 1-3, with three days filled with some of the best music in the world from headliners to new artists. You'll hear Lenny Kravitz, Ed Sheeran, The Avett Brothers, Tennessee's own Paramore along with many more.Music on the River
Started in 1982, Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga has become one the largest music festivals in the country. This year's festival, June 5 - 13, features some 100 artists playing eight nights on stages around downtown. Riverbend attracts more than 600,000 people every year. You'll be able to catch artists such as Hunter Hayes, Three Doors Down, Merle Haggard, Sam Hunt, Melissa Etheridge, Martina McBride and Stone Temple Pilots.Dancin' on the River
One words says it all – Bonnarroo. One of the best music and arts festivals in the world starts the second Thursday of every June and runs four days on a 700-acre farm in Manchester. Artists from every musical genre hit the stage including acts this year such as Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, Florence & The Machine, Kacey Musgraves and more. This is a one-of-a-kind musical experience that can only be Made in Tennessee.Festival on the Farm
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.