welcome to nashville key magazine,
the Nashville Visitors Guide offering monthly information
on Nashville Tennessee and its 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.
this month in nashville
Daily – General Jackson
2812 Opryland Drive. All aboard for a memorable family outing on the world’s grandest showboat, the magnificent General Jackson! Stroll the four massive decks, and enjoy panoramic views of Nashville. During your three-hour river cruise, you will experience a mouthwatering southern style meal along with dynamic live entertainment in the beautiful two-story Victorian Theater. The Midday Cruise includes the country music variety show, Nashville Live! The show’s repertoire spans classic hits by Patsy Cline, George Jones and Tammy Wynette through chart-topping hits by today’s hottest artists. On the Evening Cruise, Perry Danos hosts Hot Country Nights, featuring great production numbers with the music that made Nashville famous – country music. It’s a fast paced, rollicking, country music journey from the roots of country to today’s award-winning country superstars. Spend Sunday on the Gospel Brunch Midday Cruise with General Jackson Jubilee, and experience the inspirational sounds of today’s contemporary Christian music. Tickets, showtime info, menus, cast bios and more details are available online, or call (615) 458-3900. generaljackson.com