Nashville: Field Guide

By Wildsam

Fully updated in 2018 with new Nashville selections, interviews, maps and essential intel. The Music City is changing, yet carries that same old tune.

"It’s within a day’s drive of over 75% of the entire U.S. population. That’s why all the bands, whether Bessie Smith or the Beastie Boys, play Nashville. It’s the damndest thing. " -JIM SHERRADEN

LOCAL STORIES, TRAVEL INTEL AND MODERN LORE, INCLUDING:
  • An interview with Freedom Rider, Patricia Jenkins-Armstrong
  • The top meat-and-three lunch spots in town
  • Recommendations on live music joints
  • A longform essay by Ann Patchett about the flood
  • Novelist Tony Earley on East Nashville lore
  • Songwriter Rosanne Cash remembers a cold winter’s night
  • Record shop owner Mike Grimes on how the Music City is evolving
  • Varying reactions and reviews of Nashville hot chicken
  • Natural wonders within a few hours drive

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