Suggestions to see and do in nashville! please!

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matonanjin2

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In two weeks we will attending the concert of one of my all time favorite guitar heroes, Eric Clapton! We'll be going to his show in Nashville. So check mark next to one item on the bucket list!

Since it is a significant investment, especially timewise, we are going to make it at least a weeklong trip. It's a 12 hour drive to get to Nashville (from home in Omaha).

We're going to go through "horse country" in Kentucky on the way there.. We are going make a possible little "swing" south on the way home to spend a day in Memphis. We want to try and see Beale Street, Sun Studios, WDIA if it's still there.

But for the remaining days we are going to have in Nashville my wife and I would appreciate any suggestions for what you consider "must see" locations in Nashville. (Of course, I already have carved out time, to my wife's chagrin, Nashville guitar stores! Gruhn at the top of the list.)

Restaurants, clubs, recording studios, famous musical landmarks. Nothing is off limit. The only possible issue on anything is I am limited in the distance I can walk. But I'll sort that out. Suggest away!

Please suggest anything you think we might find interesting in Nashville. Thank you.

Guitars: 2014 PRS Santana, 2013 PRS Paul's, 2009 PRS Hollowbody, 1972 Gibson ES-325, 2012 Fender Strat American Standard, 2012 Yamaha Pacifica, Martin M-36, Martin 000-15M, Seagull S6 Classic
Amps: Fender Blues Junior III, Boss Eband JS-10, Line 6 POD 500X, Quilter Microblock 45

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In two weeks we will attending the concert of one of my all time favorite guitar heroes, Eric Clapton! We'll be going to his show in Nashville. So check mark next to one item on the bucket list!

Since it is a significant investment, especially timewise, we are going to make it at least a weeklong trip. It's a 12 hour drive to get to Nashville (from home in Omaha).

We're going to go through "horse country" in Kentucky on the way there.. We are going make a possible little "swing" south on the way home to spend a day in Memphis. We want to try and see Beale Street, Sun Studios, WDIA if it's still there.

But for the remaining days we are going to have in Nashville my wife and I would appreciate any suggestions for what you consider "must see" locations in Nashville. (Of course, I already have carved out time, to my wife's chagrin, Nashville guitar stores! Gruhn at the top of the list.)

Restaurants, clubs, recording studios, famous musical landmarks. Nothing is off limit. The only possible issue on anything is I am limited in the distance I can walk. But I'll sort that out. Suggest away!

Please suggest anything you think we might find interesting in Nashville. Thank you.

Guitars: 2014 PRS Santana, 2013 PRS Paul's, 2009 PRS Hollowbody, 1972 Gibson ES-325, 2012 Fender Strat American Standard, 2012 Yamaha Pacifica, Martin M-36, Martin 000-15M, Seagull S6 Classic
Amps: Fender Blues Junior III, Boss Eband JS-10, Line 6 POD 500X, Quilter Microblock 45

mjgodin

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Never been there other than just passing through with my parents when I was young, but it is in my bucket list. If I were to go I would visit the grand ole oprey. There are shows weekly so maybe you could score some tickets and I believe they have tours backstage. Also the country music hall of fame is there. Downtown section is where you'll find all the honky tonks. Some of them owned by celebrities like Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley and even Kid Rock. There is an interesting little cafe called the Bluebird. Lots of singer songwriters like Taylor Swift were dicovered there and it was featured in the television show called oddly enough " Nashville". Ask the locals. They'll tell ya all about it.

Finally if your hoping to get discovered yourself and want to bring some of your own demos "music row" is where all the recording studios are. Concierge will help you find it I'm sure.

Have fun and don't forget to let us know how it went.

moe

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Never been there other than just passing through with my parents when I was young, but it is in my bucket list. If I were to go I would visit the grand ole oprey. There are shows weekly so maybe you could score some tickets and I believe they have tours backstage. Also the country music hall of fame is there. Downtown section is where you'll find all the honky tonks. Some of them owned by celebrities like Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley and even Kid Rock. There is an interesting little cafe called the Bluebird. Lots of singer songwriters like Taylor Swift were dicovered there and it was featured in the television show called oddly enough " Nashville". Ask the locals. They'll tell ya all about it.

Finally if your hoping to get discovered yourself and want to bring some of your own demos "music row" is where all the recording studios are. Concierge will help you find it I'm sure.

Have fun and don't forget to let us know how it went.

moe

matonanjin2

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moe, thanks for responding. You're the only one willing to take the time to do so. Taking off this morning. Those items you mentioned are on the to to list.

Guitars: 2014 PRS Santana, 2013 PRS Paul's, 2009 PRS Hollowbody, 1972 Gibson ES-325, 2012 Fender Strat American Standard, 2012 Yamaha Pacifica, Martin M-36, Martin 000-15M, Seagull S6 Classic
Amps: Fender Blues Junior III, Boss Eband JS-10, Line 6 POD 500X, Quilter Microblock 45

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moe, thanks for responding. You're the only one willing to take the time to do so. Taking off this morning. Those items you mentioned are on the to to list.

Guitars: 2014 PRS Santana, 2013 PRS Paul's, 2009 PRS Hollowbody, 1972 Gibson ES-325, 2012 Fender Strat American Standard, 2012 Yamaha Pacifica, Martin M-36, Martin 000-15M, Seagull S6 Classic
Amps: Fender Blues Junior III, Boss Eband JS-10, Line 6 POD 500X, Quilter Microblock 45