Music Row

Music Row, Nashville: Address, Music Row Reviews: 4/5

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This section of 16th Ave. serves as the headquarters of America's country music industry.
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clellis2
Gilmanton, NH30 contributions
Amazing
Aug 2021 • Couples
Visiting The Ryman Auditorium, Johnny Cash Museum and Restaurant wete top on my list. But just to see and hear the music all up and down Music Row was a great experience. Would definitely recommend Visiting Music Row .
Written August 17, 2021
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JrnyJunkie
Cleveland, OH677 contributions
Interesting.
Jul 2021
Had no idea quite how many recording studios were on one street. Interspersed with wealth managers and attorney offices :)
Written July 24, 2021
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gibsonConnecticut
Woodbury, CT36 contributions
Trust the Tour Guides
Jun 2021 • Couples
If you are interested in music, take the Nashville Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour to learn about Music Row. Originally we walked down a small part of the street, but did not know any of the history of the houses that we were passing. It was hot and not fun. We decided to take the tour on another day and were happily surprised by the coverage of music row. Our driver, Nelson pointed out place after place where different artists recorded and provided lots of historical facts and interesting stories. We were not expecting to enjoy the area as much as we did by taking the trolley.
Written June 14, 2021
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Matt P
Gainesville, VA1,245 contributions
No Music in Music Row
Nov 2020
Just a bunch of office building and homes. At first I was going through housing community. It was interesting to see where the stars went to record their songs. Driving or walking the area on your own would not give you much information or perspective.
Written November 8, 2020
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MonroeLouisiana
Monroe146 contributions
Music Row Outdoor Experience
Aug 2020
This is an area of town where a lot of the recording studios are located. In this respect, the outside of the buildings is about all you can see. I'm not sure if any give tours or whether you would have to schedule that. We came mainly to take photos of the outside area. There is a small park, Owen Bradley Park, with statues of dancers across the street. We made a quick but pleasant walk because rain was beginning to fall. It didn't take more than 30 minutes at most to see every thing outside.
Written September 17, 2020
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Dean_Amy-2004
Gettysburg, PA5,483 contributions
Not What It Used To Be
Sep 2020 • Couples
With many studios moving out of the area, this area is not what it once was. Many of the studios have either shutdown or moved/downsized with many artists now having studios of their own. Driving or walking the area on your own would not give you much information or perspective. We had a friend with lots of personal knowledge/history of the area show us around. To get the most out of visiting the area, find a tour with a knowledgeable guide that can talk to once-was with the history and impact 16th-18th streets once held in this city.
Written September 12, 2020
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California_momofsix
Fairfield1,073 contributions
Office Buildings, statues and historical markers
Jul 2020
First of all, music row is NOT lower Broadway. There are no bars and restaurants here, it's mostly record company office buildings with some statues and historical markers. It was fun to see that the streets are named after famous country singers of the "old days" . We visited during covid and on a weekday early afternoon, the streets were almost deserted and it was easy to drive by slowly. Be aware that most streets in the area are one way and there is a traffic circle, so stay alert.
Written July 27, 2020
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Michael
Woking, UK255 contributions
Possibly Over-hyped
Feb 2020
I think the fame and fortune that Music Row is associated with has majorly over-hyped the actual physical area itself. I believe many people, ourselves admittedly included, expect huge buildings, glamour and glitz, and country music playing loudly, but in reality its just any other street with a few famous buildings (that aren't architecturally impressive) and a couple of signs with information on. Also, as we found with the Hollywood Walk of Fame (see my other reviews) it was almost deserted when we visited, for a world renowned location I expected it to be far busier! (It was a cold day in fairness). Despite the issues I have taken with this attraction, I would still recommend visiting as it is the birthplace of many country music stars and likely the reason country music is as big as it is nowadays; my advice would simply be to lower your expectations so that your aren't underwhelmed as I suspect many reviewers on Trip Advisor find themselves to be. Additionally, perhaps it is worth taking a tour as there isn't much signage and I only knew what I was looking at thanks to an internet site I found that described what all the individual sites on the street were famous for; it may be a more interesting and worthwhile way to explore the area?
Written April 21, 2020
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Sal L
Westchester County, NY411 contributions
Check this out
Mar 2020 • Business
A good walk around this historic district with studios large and small- some in simple looking houses. The Studio B tour is here but you have to pick up the tour at the Hall of Fame building. Also home to ASCAP and BMI. Lots to see. Don’t expect flashy places. This is the bones of the recording business.
Written March 8, 2020
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Greenhorn
32 contributions
Where dreams become reality
Feb 2020
The history of Music Row is just amazing. Listening to different source, a great picture of music production over the last 60, 60 years to painted.
Written March 7, 2020
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