Nashville's Top Dance clubs



In a city known for it's swoon-worthy tunes, it's no surprise that Nashville offers a wide selection of dance clubs and venues. From the foot-stomping, hip-shaking line dancing at Wildhorse to the funky base beats at B.B. King, Music City knows how to have a good time. Grab your cowboy or cowgirl hat, slip on your best pair of dancing shoes, and boogie on down to Broadway!


Silverado's Dance Hall and Saloon


Silverado's has been a Nashville staple for years. There are two locations, one in Rivergate and the other in Lebanon. Both are outside of Nashville, but offer country and western tunes, line dancing, and affordable drinks. Cowboy boots,...  Read More


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Tribe


A trendy and contemporary gay bar, Tribe is frequented by straight and gay patrons. A mainstay of the Nashville scene, Tribe offers a laid back and friendly environment. They have competitive pricing for menu items and drinks, and are known for their hospitality.


Mai

An upscale club, Mai is located in “The Gulch” in Downtown Nashville. Their top of the line sound system allows for mesmerizing beat changes to be felt throughout the club. The dancing starts when doors open at 10pm and doesn't pause until the...  Read More


Play Dance Bar


Play welcomes everyone, drawing a mix of straights and gays, and has been a draw for Nashvillians since its doors first opened. With its sleek and trendy decor, famous drag show, and four sections of bar, this club draws an extensive crowd...  Read More


The Lipstick Lounge


East Nashville's legendary Lipstick Lounge opened inn 2002 and quickly became a hotspot for Nashvillians. Designed with women in mind, everyone is welcomed to the lounge. Lipstick was originally purely a lesbian bar, but the festive spirit and...  Read More


Mercy Lounge


Concert-goers looking for a more intimate music will revel this Nashville night club's live music acts. A deck and back room, complete with pool tables, ensure plenty of space to take a break from the music. Mercy Lounge also hosts the 8 off 8th...  Read More




One of the most well-known Nashville night clubs, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge got its start back in the 60s. Some of the club's earliest patrons included Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. Today, visitors can listen to live music...  Read More




Horses on the ceiling, great drinks at the bar, and the sound of heals tapping on the floor – Wildhorse gives a good name to line dancing. If you're looking to kick up your heels in Nashville, this club's nightly dance lessons aren't to be...  Read More




Set in a historic, dark, southern basement, you can feel the history from the best bluegrass and roots music from the last decade as soon as you cross the threshold. Station Inn features shows by both new and veteran musicians, so there's always...  Read More


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Elliston Place


One of the more prominent stages, and Open Mic Night bars, Exit/Inn always draws a crowd. A popular spot for up-and-coming artists (along with those who have already made a name for themselves), this club hosts everyone from local punk bands to...  Read More


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