Live music synonymous with Nashville nightlife



Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Nashville nightlife on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Nashville Best Nightlife list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.


This famous little alley still hasn't lost it's charm with visitors, and continues to be a haven for those seeking nightlife and adventure. Big dreams might be started at Miss Kellie's Karaoke Bar or Lonnie's Western World where amateurs with...  Read More


Winners/Losers


From the outside these two side-by-side buildings don't look like much (and they don't inside either). But, for the live music and the non-stop fun, both are always packed late night with 20-30 something's (including a regular stream of country...  Read More


SEEN Nashville


Every night here is a different experience, from a socialite theme on Thursdays to a full-blown dance party on Saturdays. On Friday nights, the vibe is always changing, which is why those seeking diverse entertainment love this downtown nightclub.


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12th Avenue South


In this 2-story restaurant and bar in the Gulch, evenings are set around live performances catering to those seeking a bit of escape from the country scene. Jazz, blues and a variety of popular dance music from top performers are always on the roster.




Set just across from the Honky Tonks on Broadway, this trailer park themed mecca of food, entertainment and energy is always a good time. American comfort food is served up on picnic tables and d�cor looks like something from a CMT...  Read More


Soulshine Pizza/Slider House
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Since opening in late 2012, this duo set in the same building under co-management has completely shaken up the late night scene. On one side, a large, two-story specialty beer and pizza hang with live music every night (and weekend afternoons)...  Read More




Things here are private, perfect and well, past tense. The throwback to a prohibition era luxury speakeasy, this cocktail haven draws the most discriminating palettes for precise libations served in a classic fashion. For an additional treat,...  Read More


Virago


A little bit of Asian influence is what patrons are seeking for an elegant but lively night out in the city. With varied areas, the city's best patio and dozens of private gathering places, it really does offer something for everyone. From the...  Read More




Since opening late summer 2013, this Midtown bar has been the favorite of a crowd diverse in age and interests. Located on the ground level of the Adelicia high-rise residence tower (owners include Taylor Swift, Kings of Leon members, Blake and...  Read More




This isn't only where flocks of tourists come to see the heart of country music in downtown Nashville, but where locals take their friends to get a true feel of what the city is all about: music, hospitality and fun. Famous bars and live act...  Read More


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Meet Stacie Standifer

As the founder of acclaimed titles Nashville Lifestyles, Nashville Weddings and AT HOME/NL, Stacie has been involved with every level of fashion, celebrity and home design in her city for over...  More About Stacie

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