October 2014


Welcome to Nashville Key Magazine, the Nashville Visitors Guide offering monthly information on Nashville Tennessee and it's surrounding area. Nashville's moniker is Music City, and we are not only the beloved home of country music and the Grand Ole Opry, but home to the splendid Schermerhorn Symphony Center, and world-class Nashville Symphony. We offer exciting venues for jazz, rock, alternative, folk and blue-grass. We are proud home to the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League and the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League. Other exciting attractions include: The Hermitage, home of Andrew Jackson; Vanderbilt University and the impressive Blair School of Music, which offers free concerts to the public; the world famous Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center; the Parthenon, a full scale replica of the original building in Athens, Greece; the glorious Cheekwood Museum of Art and Gardens; the Nashville Zoo; and the Belle Meade Plantation. Downtown attractions include the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum; the stunning Frist Center for the Visual Arts; the award-winning, historic Ryman Auditorium and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, home to three theaters and the Tennessee State Museum. Many of Nashville's restaurants are nationally recognized as some of the finest in America and the queen of Nashville malls, Opry Mills Mall, offers a unique shopping experience. The Wildhorse Saloon and Legends Corner are only two of downtown Nashville's entertaining and pleasurable hotspots along with numerous exciting shops and boutiques. Historic, beautifully preserved Franklin, will afford you endless options of entertainment and interest just a few miles outside of Nashville. Check in our magazine for the many special events taking place this month. Downtown Nashville hotels include the luxurious 5 star Hermitage Hotel, the Union Station Hotel, Hilton Suites, Loews Vanderbilt Plaza, the Hutton Hotel, Renaissance Hotel, Doubetree Hotel and the Sheraton. Enjoy your stay. . . we hope this Nashville Visitors Guide will help you plan your trip.


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Grand Ole Opry ® Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays
2804 Opryland Drive. Grand Ole Opry shows are performed every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday in August. Since 1925, country's best have mesmerized audiences at the Opry, the show that made country music famous. While performances from both legendary entertainers and the latest country music acts are the norm, when you go to the Opry, you'll also enjoy bluegrass bands, comedy, and more. Artists scheduled to appear this month include Little Big Town, Mel Tillis, Kellie Pickler, Cole Swindell, Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan, Charlie Daniels Band, Darryl Worley, Kristian Bush, The Willis Clan, Ashley Monroe, Shawn Camp, Terri Clark, Montgomery Gentry, Danielle Bradbery, and many more! Plus, don't miss the Opry's 89th Birthday Bash October 10 and 11! For Opry tickets and information visit opry.com or call (615) 871-OPRY.

Opry Country Classics ® Thursdays
Emanating from the Ryman Auditorium during the spring and fall season, Opry Country Classics is hosted by Opry member Larry Gatlin and features performances of the country music the world knows best performed by legends of the genre as well as the rising stars the legends have influenced. The fall run begins now through October 23. Among the Spotlight Artists appearing this month are Mel Tillis, Vince Gill and Paul Franklin. For tickets and information visit opry.com or call (615) 871-OPRY.

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