Explore the gospel foundation of so many styles of modern music. Delve into the broad spectrum of country music. Tap your toes to the sounds of bluegrass, Americana and roots music, or let yourself go to the sounds of soul and good old rock ‘n’ roll. Feel the cool breeze of some hot jazz, and immerse yourself in rhythms of the blues. Be moved by uplifting sounds of Tennessee’s orchestras and opera companies. Whatever your musical taste, Tennessee is the place to indulge it.
Search our music heritage to find Tennessee’s creative pulse, and uncover amazing stories, figures, sights and sounds. And don’t forget the festivals that celebrate all of the genres and joys of music in Tennessee.
Tennessee’s deep musical roots include gospel, blues, soul, rock, country and bluegrass. Explore the then and the now of Tennessee music, musicians and songwriters at museums, festivals and live music venues.