Lower Broadway is bursting with honky tonks and venues to experience live music daily. Some are even owned by or inspired by Nashville’s biggest country music stars. Enjoy live music, great food, and an occasional celebrity sighting at the STARS’ BARS of Broadway.
Keepin’ It Country on Lower Broadway! Alan Jackson’s bar, AJ’s Good Time Bar, carries on the tradition of Nashville honky tonks with the kind of country music that made Nashville famous. Located in a historical building (the oldest on Broadway), the space has been home to many things in Nashville’s past including a civil war hospital, Nashville’s first used record store, and home of Bullet Records, which was started in the 40s to record Opry stars.
This American gastropub stands out with award winning food & drinks, exhilarating nightlife, and a rock & roll attitude inspired by Dierks himself. Whiskey Row boasts the tallest Rooftop Brunch on Broadway every weekend with mimosa towers, frosé specials, and a live DJ.
Hosting music every day of the week, FGL House focuses specifically on today’s country trends. The world-class kitchen fuses Southern cuisine with California flair, and bars on multiple floors serve local craft beers and mixed drinks. The basement-level lounge, Little Red Corvette, boasts a cocktail menu inspired by 90’s pop culture and is a great place to step away from the heat and crowds.
With over 27,000 square feet, 250 dining seats, 6 bars and a world class kitchen, Jason Aldean welcomes guests inside four levels of good times, southern food, and live entertainment designed to make each visitor a part of the Aldean Army. The “My Kinda Party” rooftop patio is the largest on Broadway and is dedicated to an all-day, all-night party atmosphere. It’s the newest bar to Broadway.
With five floors, four stages, and six bars, Kid Rock’s Big Honky Tonk & Steakhouse can fit almost 2,000 people. There are multiple 4K Tvs on every floor where you can watch your favorite team play and enjoy the kitchen’s signature 36oz. Tomahawk Ribeye. The honky tonk serves steaks daily along with chicken, burgers and chilis.
The name was inspired by Luke’s childhood home near Route 32 Bridge in Lee County, Georgia. The 30,000 square foot rooftop bar opened in August 2018 on Lower Broad with six levels, eight bars, and two restaurants. Country Superstar Luke Bryan’s multi-story bar and restaurant, Luke’s 32 Bridge Food + Drink features four live-music stages, a rooftop sushi bar, and a rooftop bar. The food menu ranges from gourmet burgers, wings, salads and pizza to sushi.
Owned by singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw and his brother Joey, Nashville Underground was newly revamped and reopened in 2017. With three stages, a DJ booth, and video dance floor, there is always live music going on. A southern-inspired menu includes barbecue, wings, fried green tomatoes, fried catfish, and shrimp & grits.
Inspired by Blake Shelton’s #1 song, Ole Red is a multi-story honky tonk with live music daily, a fabulous rooftop bar, and a menu that features hot chicken and waffles, barbecue, burgers, and other southern favorites. The Lookout at Ole Red is a 6,000-square-foot rooftop with an indoor/outdoor bar and restaurant, providing views of historic lower Broadway and downtown Nashville.
Redneck Riviera is three floors of great music, great drinks, and great people. The Heroes Bar is the most significant and soulful part of the bar. Military vets, active duty, and first responders can receive 2-for-1 beers, wine, & cocktails daily until 10pm.