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12th & Porter

Anyone who has seen a show at 12th & Porter will probably tell you it is one of the best sounding rooms in Nashville. What they will also tell you, if they have been in Nashville for more than 24 hours, is that the club is not only Nashville's, but also one of the country's premiere and legendary clubs. The home of legendary live recordings dating back to Townes Van Zandt's Live and Obscure (circa 1985) the stage at 12th and Porter has played host to some of the greatest touring artists and songwriters ever to play throughout its storied history. Ryan Adams dropped 12th and Porter's name in the lyrics of his Demolition record. Over the course of the thousands of shows and bands that have played at 12th and Porter, the club has experienced countless once in a lifetime moments. 12th & Porter is no stranger to rare only-in-Nashville shows. In August 2005, Neil Young performed an unannounced 45-minute solo show. 12th and Porter proudly continues is leading role in Nashville's musical skyline.

12th & Porter was recently voted by readers of the Nashville Scene as 2nd only to the historic Ryman Auditorium as Nashville's best place to hear live music. 12th & Porter operates daily as Nashville's premiere label showcase venue as well as one of the most respected indie rock venues in the southeast USA. 12th & Porter is located at 114 12th Avenue North in Nashville, Tennessee. I-40 exit on Broadway. Head towards downtown and make the first left on 12th Ave. 12th and Porter will be on your right side after one block.

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