8 Best Live Music Spots in Nashville


12th & Porter

Nashville Scene magazine voted 12th & Porter as the second best place in the city to see live music next to the Ryman Auditorium. Even if you’ve never been there before, it’s easy to see why that’s the case when you look at the past acts that have performed here. Neil Young, Keith Urban, Run-DMC, Kings Of Leon, Bon Jovi and Kesha have all graced the stage, so as you can see there’s a good mix of old and new at 12th & Porter on a regular basis.

It’s considered one of the top places in all of Southeast America in terms of showing off major-label talent and also hosts some of the best indie rock acts in the American music industry. While a lot of Nashville’s classic venues are centered around country music, 12th & Porter offers something for everyone. The list of acts hosted there knows no bounds. The place plays a leading role in Nashville’s downtown music scene and has done so for years. It’s a definite hotspot and totally worth checking out.

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