9 Celebrity Bars to Try on Broadway this Summer


Broadway in Nashville has always been known for honky-tonks but lately celebrity bars are the new thing to check out. Want to take your family or friends to downtown Nashville, then take this list with you for the latest list of country music artists who have their own watering holes on Broadway.

Dierks Bentley – Whiskey Row

400 Broadway, Nashville


dierks bentley whiskey rowSitting on the corner of Broadway and 4th Ave N, Whiskey Row Nashville features three floors and a rooftop patio, each with its own unique personality and an emphasis on great music. Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row serves American gastropub cuisine made-from-scratch using only premium and local ingredients. The selections of starters, sliders, burgers, sandwiches, and larger entrees, include the Chicken & Waffles, Steak Salad and menu favorite Alabama Chicken.

John Rich – Redneck Riviera

208 Broadway, Nashville


john rich redneck riveraRedneck Riviera opened in the former Mike’s ice cream shop on Broadway. There’a a neon image of John Rich in the window and when it’s on, he’s in the bar. The menu boasts bbq, beer, and John Rich’s American made whiskey. Inside you will find the Heroes Bar where all active duty service members and veterans receive the first drink on the house.

Jason Aldean – Jason Aldean’s Kitchen

311 Broadway, Nashville

jason aldean's kitchenJason Aldean’s Kitchen opened last year ahead of CMA Fest. The four-story entertainment complex in Music City’s  Lower Broadway (between 3rd and 4th Ave) features music on every floor, a one-of-kind homestyle menu and rooftop bar with customized cocktails. Complete with a John Deere green tractor and the largest patio on Broadway, it’s sure to be a destination.

Blake Shelton – Ole Red

300 Broadway, Nashville

ole redOle Red opened its doors last summer and fans were invited to christen Ole Red with Blake Shelton.

Designed to embody the spirit of Shelton’s chart-topping hit “Ol’ Red,” the venue includes a two-story bar and restaurant, retail area, performance space, dance floor and private VIP booths for small groups. The property will also feature a third floor, private event space and a separate dining menu for the 6,000-square-foot rooftop with an indoor/outdoor bar and restaurant showcasing panoramic views of Lower Broadway.

Alan Jackson – AJ’s Good Time Bar

421 Broadway, Nashville


aj's good time barKnown as AJ’s Good Time Bar, the honky-tonk, which took over the former space used by The Wheel, opened in 2016. The 6,000-square-foot space offers music and yet another spot on Broadway for a rooftop patio.  Jackson is also a partner in another well-known Broadway establishment, Acme Feed & Seed.

On the website, they describe the spot as one where Alan Jackson promises his Good Time Bar will be a spot for fans who, like AJ, are all about “keepin’ it country.”

Luke Bryan – Luke’s 32 Bridge

301 Broadway

luke's 32 bridge

Luke Bryan joins Broadway with his own watering hole. Inside there are six levels, eight bars, four stages, 60+ big screen, HD TVs and a giant video wall. Luke’s Sushi Bar is located on the rooftop and serves up fresh sushi to visitors. Meanwhile, on the lower levels, guests can enjoy heirloom recipes like the Hometown Pulled Pork and Luke’s Elk Burger with Red Dragon Cheese in Luke’s Signature Restaurant. Visit the basement for a peek at Luke’s Peanut Parlor, featuring fun memorabilia commemorating his father’s work on their family peanut farm. Order the “Play It Again,” a play on the Southern peach cooler, at the venue’s nearest bar.

Florida Georgia Line – FGL House

120 3rd Avenue South

This four-story venue is located in Nashville’s trendy SoBro district and is home to one of the largest rooftops in the area. The “Cruise” rooftop pairs live music with excellent city views. The menu features gluten-free flatbreads, burgers, sandwiches, steak, fish, the band’s favorite salads they eat when touring and an extensive drink menu, including the band’s Old Camp Whiskey. The “Tip it Back,” aptly named for how quickly some finish this flavorful drink, features the whiskey paired with black cherry, lemon juice, and sprite. Visitors can also enjoy the “Little Red Corvette” basement martini bar and a gigantic video wall.

Gavin DeGraw – Nashville Underground

105 Broadway

nashville undergroundThis four-level music venue claims to have the highest rooftop on Broadway. Owned by Joey and Gavin DeGraw, the 40,000 square foot space is also one of the largest on Broadway. Inside you can find four bars, two kitchens, and three stages. There are 18 beers on tap with a cocktail list to impress. The menu features Nashville Hot Chicken, Lynne’s Truffle Mac and Cheese, Broadway BBQ Chicken, and Strawberry Fields Salad. The rooftop menu offers a variety of tapas (like poutine and bruschetta), as well as a raw bar, flatbreads, and bites.

Kid Rock – Kid Rock’s Big Honky Tonk Rock & Roll Steakhouse

kid rock's honky tonk217 Broadway

Kid Rock collaborated with the owners of Tootsie’s Lounge for his bar. The four-story entertainment spot features a rooftop bar. The menu features steaks,burgers, chicken and there are full bars on each of our 4 floors. You can rock the night away from 11am-3 am daily with food service from 11am-10pm.