Connect With Us. Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN is one of the most celebrated venues in modern music and the premier music hall for concerts and events.
Ryman Auditorium has hosted several notable residencies including a string of 10 shows from Little Big Town in 2017 that took place as part of the Ryman's 125th anniversary celebration. In 2022 alone, Vince Gill and Amy Grant, Vince Gill (solo), Jason Isbell, and Brett Eldredge all held residencies at the Ryman.
Self-Guided Tour. Tap in to the spirit of over 130 years of iconic performances and pop culture moments on a self-guided tour through the hallowed halls of Ryman Auditorium. For a limited-time, you can step into Johnny Cash’s personal tour bus for over 20 years.
Ryman Auditorium Allman Betts Family Revival featuring Devon Allman, Duane Betts, The Allman Betts Band, G. Love, Tal Wilkenfeld, Larry McCray, Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, Alex Orbison, Jimmy Hall, Jackie Greene, Ally Venable, and more
Today’s Biggest Performers. From Elvis and Johnny Cash to B.B. King, Lizzo to Harry Styles, Foo Fighters to Joan Jett, the Ryman draws artists from all genres and styles of music.
It started with Thomas Ryman, a wealthy and crude riverboat captain who spent his time partying in downtown Nashville. A revivalist from Georgia, Reverend Sam Jones, remarkably convinced Ryman to turn his life over to God in one spirited sermon at Eighth Ave. (Spruce Street at the time) and Broad Street.
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Ryman Auditorium admission prices can vary. Entrance tickets currently cost $35.52, while a popular guided tour starts around $6.75 per person.
2. Jerry Henderson, “Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium,” p. 308. 3. Ibid., p. 317. 4. Beasley, “The End of the Rainbow,” p. 21. 5. Nashville American, October 23, 1901. 6. Beasley, “The End of the Rainbow,” p. 21; Henderson, “Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium,” p. 326. 7. Beasley, “The End of the Rainbow,” p. 21. 8. Ibid. 9. Ibid ...
Ryman Auditorium. Built as the Union Gospel Tabernacle between 1888 and 1892, Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium gained international renown from 1943 to 1974 as home to the Grand Ole Opry, the premier live country music radio broadcast of Nashville station WSM. It is recognized as the “mother church” of modern country music.