Known as the country-music capital of the world, there is never a lack of activities to do in Nashville. In addition to the live music scene in Nashville, those visiting the city will notice the other features that make this Southern town so unique. There is actually a great deal of history pertaining to the Civil War in Nashville, including the sites of the Battle of Nashville and the Battle of Franklin. The city takes great pride with its place in United States history and the town is home to many museums and monuments, in addition to the numerous music related tourist attractions that can be found in the city.
Although it is known by many as “Music City” Nashville is also home to several professional sports teams. The Tennessee Titans, the NFL football team, call Nashville home and host their home games at the LP Field downtown. There is also a professional NHL hockey team in Nashville, the Nashville Predators who host their home games in the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
Those looking to enjoy live music, will always have a place to go in Nashville. While many of those visiting and living in the city prefer to see live jazz and country music played in the numerous bars and restaurants in downtown, there are other venues where you can buy tickets to see live music acts. Since Nashville is the home of country music, there are always country music performances to be enjoyed in the city. Venues such as the Bridgestone Arena and the State Fairgrounds have also hosted some of the biggest names and biggest events in country music as well. However, those looking to enjoy other styles of live performances can also see pop, rock and rap music artists perform at these venues as well.
While live music may be what Nashville is known for, there are also numerous opportunities to see live theatrical performances. The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is located in Nashville and gives area residents to see numerous live theatrical productions. The city is also home to the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Ballet and the Nashville Symphony; meaning residents of the city can get tickets to more than just country music events.