Our hotel was called the SoBro Guest House, which is situated in SoBro, which means south of Broadway. A lovely little one bedroom with a kitchen, which we were too busy to use, other than coffee in the morning. It used to be an industrial area which is now a bustling community. Nashville kept growing and this area was perfect to expand too. Still walking distance to everything. We dropped off our stuff and headed down to the river to stretch our legs and have a wee walk-about before we had our first beer.
|Now if I was 20, one of these would definitely have been coming home.|
No I did not get drunk enough on this trip to kiss the Cowboy Buddha, but if I arrange a girls trip, watch out :).
We saw some amazing acts, the fiddlers were amazing. Some of the bars had bands set up at both ends. So when one took a break, the other was ready to go. These also switched them up, so might have 4 different acts during a day. From what they were saying they only get paid in tips. I guess with so many to choose from the bars could do that.
This was Thursday night and the places were hopping. Standing room only. A word of advice don't go to the Honky Tonks if you are a wine connoisseur . Jim ordered a beer and I asked the girl if she had red wine, YEP we have MERLOOOOOOOOT. Do you have others, YEP we have white. OK I'll have a MERLOOOOOOOOOOT, served straight up in a plastic glass. :)
FYI we left on the Wednesday night stayed in a great little Holiday Inn Express in Medina (just south of Cleveland about 4.5 hours), right off the highway, and then 7.5 hours down to Nashville the next day.