Unquestionably, Nashville, Tennessee is the world’s home to country music. The city is so popular with country music fans that it can be quite challenging to figure out the “true” tourist gems from the rest. With this guide, we will show you the best places to go whether you are a country music fan, or wouldn’t know a cowboy hat from a comb-over.
Number 5: Trim Classic Barber & Legendary Beauty
If you’ve got a bit of a shag growing when you get to Nashville, never fear. For at Trim Classic Barber & Legendary Beauty you can get your hair cut where the stars do. This retro beauty parlour and old fashioned barber shop is often frequently by a who’s who of country music stars, including LeAnne Rimes, Faith Hill and Julie Roberts. So go on, treat yourself.
Number 4: Manuel’s Exclusive Clothier
If you want an experience you’ll never forget, head over to Manuel’s. This Master Tailor is responsible for every single one of Elvis’s famous jumpsuits. So, if you’re an Elvis fan and you have the cash, why settle for a replica when you can have the real thing!
Number 3: Gruhn Guitars
This legendary guitar shop isn’t your run of the mill rock box. When Garth Brooks, Lyle Lovett, Billy Gibbons or Eric Clapton need a guitar, this is the place they go. Bring your credit card and pick up a work of guitar royalty.
Number 2: Ernest Tubb Record Shop
No visit to Nashville would be complete without a visit to the most famous record store in the world. Far more than just a humble record store, Patsy Cline, Hank Williams and even Elvis himself have all performed on the small stage at the back of the store.
Number 1: RCA Victor Studio B
The very studio where Elvis recorded for 13 years. If you’re an Elvis fan, or even just a fan of music – check this amazingly historic studio out, the energy is indescribable.