Broadway (Nashville, Tennessee)

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Location Nashville, Tennessee
East end 1st Avenue North
South-West end 21st Avenue South

Broadway is major thoroughfare in Nashville, Tennessee. It includes Lower Broadway, a renowned entertainment district for country music.


The street starts at 1st Avenue North, off the Cumberland River, and it runs all the way southwest to the campus of Vanderbilt University, where it becomes 21st Avenue South.[1]

It is bisected by 1st Avenue North, 2nd Avenue North, 3rd Avenue North, 4th Avenue North, 7th Avenue North, U.S. Route 431, 9th Avenue North, 10th Avenue North, 11th Avenue North, 12th Avenue North, George L. Davis Boulevard, 14th Avenue North, 15th Avenue North, 16th Avenue North, 17th Avenue South, 18th Avenue South, 19th Avenue South, Lyle Avenue, 20th Avenue South, Division Street, and 21st Avenue South.[1]


Lower Broadway consists of Broadway between and near Fourth and Fifth avenues. Its features include the Bridgestone Arena, the Nashville Convention Center and various honky tonk bars, including Robert's Western World and Tootsie's Orchid Lounge.[2] The Ryman Auditorium and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum are both within one block of this area. Lower Broadway is a particularly crowded place during the annual CMA Music Festival.


  1. ^ a b Google Map
  2. ^ Romine, Linda (2006). Frommer's Nashville & Memphis (7th ed.). pp. 117–120.