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Station Inn, Nashville

Nightlife · Country Western Bar
The Station Inn is a concert venue in Nashville, Tennessee that hosts bluegrass music acts. Frommers wrote that it is "widely regarded as one of the best bluegrass venues around". The small nightclub has a reputation for being a simple building, located near Music Row in proximity to Nashville's major country music recording studios and related businesses, where local and national bluegrass artists and fans convene.
Notable artists such as Bill Monroe, Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, Peter Rowan, Sam Bush, Gillian Welch, Ralph Stanley, Dolly Parton, Randy Travis, Reba McEntire and Off the Wagon have performed at The Station Inn. Mel Gibson and U2 have visited the club as well.
In 2020, the owner of the Station Inn, J.T. Gray, was inducted into the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.
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  • I went for the bluegrass jam on a Sunday night. I might have enjoyed the music if I had been able to hear it. Unfortunately, the crowd was talking so loudly but I couldn’t hear a thing, and nobody at....  more »
  • If you like Bluegrass then this is the place for you. It doesn't matter who is playing, just go, it will be good. If you want a big dinner then get it before you go, they have small frozen pizzas...  more »
  • Please, PLEASE, if you're visiting Nashville, make this place your #1 music stop! We had never been to Nashville, and weren't really at all impressed with the touristy "Vegas" feel of the main...  more »
  • Awesome and historical venue. The best of bluegrass and more. Located in The Gulch, along with upscale shops, restaurants and more. Get there before 9:00 with the music starts. The crowd thinned out while I was there and I was able to move from the walls to the tables.
  • Went on a Monday night and saw Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle, Val Storey and friends...they were incredible! Best deal in town to see musicians like this. Awesome classic country and bluegrass music. Have some craft beer on tap and some popcorn to top off your night. One of my favorite places I was able to visit in Nashville!!
  • A fantastic larger-than-typical listening room. They do real bluegrass with local artists, and the quality of the performers, venue, and audience is second to none. Would highly recommend to anyone who wants an exemplary live music performance.
  • Great music scene, and the staff appeared to be helpful and good at their jobs. Saw a wonderful bluegrass band play. Came just for some live music, but seems to be a good spot for beer/alcohol, too.
  • One of the best venues in town. I've been going here since I was a kid. Grab a thing of popcorn and enjoy the show! It's not uncommon for a star to take the stage to sit in for a few tunes. They don't have liquor here just a few beers on tap and a selection of bottles. Don't miss out on this World Famous Nashville staple.

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