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Station Inn

402 12th Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
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Ranked #3 of 86 Nightlife in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Country Western Bars
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Station Inn is a funky little place, not too much larger than a living room, where the atmosphere is humble and the food is marginal (think popcorn and frozen mini pizzas)! However, that's not why you'll go! It's absolutely Nashville at its most authentic. One never knows who'll stop in, unexpectedly, to perform. One evening we saw Linda Carter (Wonder... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Everyone we asked said the best place to go see some Bluegrass was The Station Inn and they were absolutely spot on. We had a great night... beer, classic tunes, a nice friendly setting... Definitely a highlight of our time in Nashville.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you're even a little bit into Bluegrass, this is the place for you in Nashville. No fancy menu, and there isn't a huge beer selection. But grab a pitcher of beer and let them make you a pizza. You'll be pleasantly surprised. Also, you never know who may pop in a play a few. It's Music City after all!... More

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Godfrey, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stumbled across this jewel accidently. It was open jam night and admission was free. There were young and old jamming the mandolin, violin, steel guitar, banjo, acoustic guitar, and stand up base. Young, old, female and male all coming together through the love of bluegrass music. Best night we had while in town. Will return!

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Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Station Inn can definitely be called a "dive," especially when compared to the new, trendy buildings surrounding it in the Gulch. Inside, there are plywood floors, mismatched tables and chairs, and posters lining the walls. It's lack of polish is completely charming, and gives the venue an authenticity that modern decor would erase. There is a small counter where... More

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Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Station Inn is all its said to be, but it is also much more. It is a repository for the traditions upon this country was built. It offers a moving insight into the music and the lives of an America which often seems to be disappearing. There is nothing fancy or even modern about the place. the drinks are... More

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Winfield, IL
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you are a family with kids under 21 and plan on listening to live music in Nashville downtown area, this is a good choice. This is one of the few places downtown (not on Broadway) that allows kids when accompanied by adults. We were there on a Monday night. We had a good time. The music was nice. Good... More

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Morganton, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

If your grass is blue, The Station Inn is for you! Small, with great atmosphere. Bar food only, but restaurants in walking distance. Must come early to ensure a seat (sit where you like)! This venue is known for its Sunday bluegrass jams (free), featuring bluegrass stars, who frequent the stage throughout the year. I've sat at the table w/Ricky... More

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Fairhope, Alabama
11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I was recently in Nashville for just one night and it was a Sunday. I looked for information on live music playing that night and found that the Station Inn has a regular free bluegrass jam on Sundays at 7:00. I had read that it was good to arrive early to get a good seat, but we were dining out... More

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Manchester, Tennessee, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Don't miss Doyle & Debbie. Sunday nights are awesome as well ! It's relaxed casual atmosphere is great. Do dinner nearby and walk over.

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