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Get a feel for the historic music flowing through the heart of Nashville in this cradle of country and gospel genres.

Music Row is a lively district filled with stores, businesses and museums related to the great gospel, country and contemporary Christian music that helped to make Nashville famous. It is an iconic area for genre fans, where record label firms and publishing houses stand next to recording studios and video production units. Embark on a walking tour of the area to get familiar with this musical wonderland.

Among the highlights is the iconic RCA Studio B Tour, which offers visitors an insight into the recording of some of the biggest hits in country and gospel music. Admire the 1970s décor of the studio where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and The Everly Brothers recorded some of their masterpieces.

Learn how the Nashville Sound, which consists of heavy backing vocals and strings, was produced and refined within these walls. One block east is the famous Owen Bradley’s Quonset Hut studio, one of the earliest studios of its kind in the area.

As you amble around this fascinating district, notice how some of the streets are named after country music stars, such as Chet Atkins and Roy Acuff. Spot buildings containing radio networks and stations broadcasting their sound waves to the world. Nearby is Belmont University’s campus, which contains an important musical department.

Bring food for a picnic in charming Owen Bradley Park. Inspect the statue of its eponymous songwriter and performer sitting at a piano. Look for the guitar-shaped Elvis Presley Pool. Dine at one of the many upscale restaurants that adorn the area. Note that Music Row is so engrained in the country and gospel zeitgeist that the name is today synonymous with the industry.

Find Music Row southwest of the downtown area of central Nashville. Take a bus to one of the many stops dotted throughout this district and get around on foot. Meander through the surrounding areas, including Vanderbilt University, the Gulch and Pie Town.


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Hilton Garden Inn Nashville - Vanderbilt
Hilton Garden Inn Nashville - Vanderbilt
3 out of 5
1715 Broadway, Nashville, TN
The price is £82 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb

Located in Music Row, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nashville Broadway and Vanderbilt University. Bridgestone Arena and Ryman Auditorium are also ...

4.2/5Excellent! (938 reviews)

"Close to Medical Center and manu nearby restaurants. Easy to get to from the highway. Parking fee a bit high. Breakfast offering at $12.99 per person was ok or terrific deoending on how much you can eat in one sitting. Good coffee."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville - Vanderbilt
Courtyard By Marriott Vanderbilt-West End
Courtyard By Marriott Vanderbilt-West End
3 out of 5
1901 W End Ave, Nashville, TN
The price is £69 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar

Located in Music Row, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Vanderbilt University, Belmont University and Music City Center. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ...

4/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"Good soap and mini mart in the hotel. Friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2021

Courtyard By Marriott Vanderbilt-West End
Virgin Hotels Nashville
Virgin Hotels Nashville
4.5 out of 5
1 Music Square West, Nashville, TN
The price is £106 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb

Located in Music Row, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nashville Broadway and Vanderbilt University. Bridgestone Arena and Music City Center are ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (133 reviews)

"My gf and I are still talking about our stay at the Virgin in Nashville. It was a wonderful experience! All the staffed love our dog Lance and he loved the treats they gave him."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2021

Virgin Hotels Nashville
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville at Vanderbilt
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville at Vanderbilt
3.5 out of 5
1811 Broadway, Nashville, TN
The price is £77 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar

Located in Music Row, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Vanderbilt University, Bridgestone Arena and Ryman Auditorium. Belmont University and Music City Center ...

4.3/5Excellent! (988 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay. Only complaint is the weather. Which was out of their control."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2021

Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville at Vanderbilt
Aloft Nashville West End
Aloft Nashville West End
3 out of 5
1719 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN
The price is £74 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb

Located in Music Row, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nashville Broadway and Vanderbilt University. Bridgestone Arena and Ryman Auditorium are also ...

4/5Very Good! (981 reviews)

"Room was very large and great for 4 people. Very clean and staff was helpful with restaurants nearby."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2021

Aloft Nashville West End
Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt
Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt
2.5 out of 5
1800 Division St, Nashville, TN
The price is £67 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb

Located in Music Row, this hotel is steps away from RCA Studio B and Nashville Broadway. Vanderbilt University and Bridgestone Arena are also within 1 mile (2 ...

4.3/5Excellent! (980 reviews)

"The staff was great especially Murray, he was extremely helpful and we appreciated that."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt
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