Best Live Songwriter Music Stages in Nashville

Live Songwriter Music Stages in Nashville

There is a special magic in the air when you find yourself in a totally silent room with 100 other music lovers listening to the enchanting lyrics of a songwriter at the Bluebird Cafe. Nashville has dozens of clubs and bars that show that respect for music 7 nights a week. If you love music you will be amazed by seeing (and hearing) Nashville's Songwriters in Live Performances!

Nashville's Best Songwriters Stages and Listening Rooms

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Nashville is the perfect place to hear professional songwriters sing both their old and new songs.

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Nashville Songwriter Rounds

Nashville Songwriter Rounds or Songwriter Circles are a Nashville songwriting tradition. A Round is where a group of 3 or 4 songwriters share a single stage. They rotate down the line first sharing quick stories about how the song was written and other songwriters that contributed to the song. These people are some amazing storytellers - that's why they say it is all about the song. Some of the biggest names in music have been known to particpate in Nashville Songwriter Rounds. Generally these stages are acoustics and the artist will amaze you with their voice and lyrics and overall talent. Sit back and enjoy why this city is called Music City!

Live Songwriter Stages Music in Nashville

Founded by Kix Brooks, Arrington Vineyards is located 25 minutes south of Nashville among the beautiful hills of Arrington, Tennessee.

Arrington Vineyards
6211 Patton Rd
37014 Arrington , TN
Phone: (615) 395-0102

The Bluebird Café is one of the world’s preeminent listening rooms and the venue has gained worldwide recognition as a songwriter’s performance space where the “heroes behind the hits” perform their own songs; songs that have been recorded by char

Phone: (615) 383-1461

Live music and Dead Crawfish! Ri’chard's Cafe is the ideal room for an extended set and the chance to give an intimate performance to a crowd that came to dine and hear our writer/artists tell their stories!

Richard's Cafe
4420 Whites Creek Pike
37189 Whites Creek , TN
Phone: (615) 299-9590

If you were backstage at the Opry on a show night, you'd be able to relax and share good times, surrounded by friends, family, and great country music.

Opry Backstage Grill
2401 Music Valley Drive
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 231-8854

The Station Inn... Bluegrass and Acoustic Music's premiere listening room. Celebrating more than 30 years of bluegrass and acoustic music in Nashville, Tennessee.

Station Inn
402 12th Avenue South
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 255-3307

One of the city's most famous honky tonks, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge is full of historic memorabilia and hosts some of the best live musical acts in Nashville. Check out their rooftop deck to view downtown Nashville.

Tootsies World Famous Orchid Lounge
422 Broadway
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 726-0463

Music City Bar & Grill is Nashville's premier late night bar for 21 and up only located near The Opryland Hotel main entrance.

Music City Bar & Grill
2416 Music Valley Dr
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 883-2367

Smack dab in the middle of Nashville’s Honky-Tonk Highway on Lower Broadway, Layla’s is in a section of downtown famous for live country music.

Layla's Honky-Tonk
418 Broadway
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-726-2799

Where the main ingredients are Real Food, Real People and Real Atmosphere

Puckett's Grocery and Live music venue
120 Fourth Ave South
Franklin , TN
Phone: (615)794-5527

GRAYS ON MAIN @GRAYSonMain in Franklin is a restaurant, craft bar & entertainment venue in @dwtnfranklintn, Soulful Sounds. Traditional Flavors. Vintage Spirits.

Grays on Main
332 Main Street
37064 Franklin , TN
Phone: (615) 435-3603


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On any given day you can find between 20 and 40 live performances of songwriters in Nashville. From the Bluebird Cafe and the Pavilion Coffee House to the Listening Room we have all the best places to actually hear our best songwriters in Nashville. list the best in Live Songwriter Music Stage venues. Finding a songwriter open mic night or a pay at the door event is really easy in Nashville. Just go outside, listen and follow the music. If you are a songwriter and want to build a network of songwriters Nashville is your town. Move here and experience the dream. It is easier than you think. It is more fun than you anticipate. More rewarding than anything else in your life.

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Enjoy a sample of Nashville's Music Scene

Thanks to Nashville Ear for allowing us to give you a sample of one of the unbelievable Nashville songwriters you will see and hear around town. The Nashville Ear was out listening to some of Nashville's songwriters at the Bluebird Cafe when we heard Daniel Ethridge. Wow, what a talented guy. He has been playing around town and staying under our radar until he played the Bluebird. He is very talented and has a smooth mellow delivery and a great stage presence. His mastery of the guitar is apparent and with his smooth vocal delivery he is as smooth as Jack Daniels with cool spring water. His songs are as lyrically pleasing as they are deep and telling. We added a video of Daniel Ethridge below from one of his Bluebird appearances recently.

Daniel Ethridge entertaining at the Bluebird Cafe

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