Dont let Springwaters hardscrabble atmosphere intimidate you; the dive bar is known for its adventurous bookings and its tolerant, attentive crowd of folkies, hippies and punks.
This renowned venues quarter-century history includes everyone from Steve Martin to The Police.
A 200-capacity venue on the Rock Block specializing in the best local, regional and national indie rock.
One of the hubs of Nashvilles underground rap/punk/political scene, this space also houses indie-retailer Spat! Records and Kung Fu Coffee House.
Nashvilles historic Cannery Row, off Eighth Avenue South in an old converted warehouse, lie the Mercy Lounge and the Cannery Ballroom, two of Nashvilles premier music venues. The second-story Mercy Lounge offers standing room for 500 people and features pool tables, a large bar and pinball machines. Downstairs sits the renovated Cannery Ballroom, a massive venue with standing room for 1,000. Since the 80s, The Lounge/Ballroom has welcomed some of the nations top touring acts, including Janes Addiction, Gregg Allman and Iggy Pop.