Nightclubs in Nashville

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Nashville has a long standing history of being known as the music city. No matter what kind of music you’re looking for – country, bluegrass, jazz, pop – you can hear it at one of these must visit nightclubs in Nashville. So grab your GirlCrew and dance the night away!

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The 5 Spot

Looking for great live music, cold drinks, and dance parties? The 5 Spot is the place for you. Every Monday there is swing dancing and a Motown dance party, and Wednesdays are dedicated to Country & Western. Additionally, this place has a great local vibe and unbeatable deals. With $2 Tuesdays, and cheap drinks and eats, it makes it one of the best nightclubs in Nashville!

The Stage on Broadway

As the name suggests, this nightclub is located on the infamous Broadway. With an amazing live performances, a beautiful rooftop view, cold beer, and fast & friendly service, what more could you need from the downtown Nashville nightlife?

The Second Fiddle

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The Second Fiddle is a small bar but offers plenty of seating and a great floor to dance on. It is always filled with people ready to have a good time, lovely ambiance, and upbeat live country music. Despite their menu being on the pricier side, the delicious food and good drinks are worth it.

Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge

A historic bar since the 1960s, Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge is known for more than its bright orchid paint. Music legends such as Willie Nelson got their start here, and every night artists come and perform in hopes of being discovered. Their “Wall of Fame” fills their walls of the famous building. Tootsies is a historic part of Nashville’s nightlife downtown on Broadway; a must see for sure! 

Station Inn

Located in a historic, southern basement you can feel the music history that surrounds the Station Inn. There is always live music to listen to ranging from new artists to famous music veterans. You want to get there early, because seating is first come, first serve and you don’t want to miss this nightclub in Nashville.


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Exit/In is one of the nightclubs in Nashville that is home to many famous musicians, like Jimmy Buffett. Arrive early to grab a seat to listen to bands of all genres and enjoy great food and quality service. Their stage is known for its popular open mic nights, that allow up and coming artists to make a name for themselves, and great concerts from famous performers, like Maroon 5 and the the Red Hot Chili Peppers. 

Wildhorse Saloon

Looking to dance the night away? Wildhorse Saloon is known for its line dancing and lessons for those beginners out there. In the early evening, it is great fun for the whole family, and at night the adults can have their fun with the live music in the energetic atmosphere. With 3 levels, billiards, a concert stage, and a restaurant, this nightclub in Nashville fulfills every need!

Now that you know the best nightclubs to visit in Nashville, all you need is some great friends to enjoy them with.  Of course, if you’re looking to have a great girls night out but need someone to go with, you can just get the GirlCrew app and join the Nashville group to find your crew! How do you like our list of nightclubs in Nashville? Missing your favorite spots? Let us know in the comments below; we are happy to hear from you! If you are wondering what else there is to do in Nashville, check out these fantastic thrift stores.

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