About

The World-Famous Wildhorse Saloon is a 66,000 square foot live music and dance destination offering event space for parties, corporate outings and special events. If you can't do it here - it can't be done in Nashville, where we have three floors of action-packed fun, internal capacities reaching over 2,400 and the capability to extend out to Riverfront Park right in our own backyard. We are a restaurant, catering, bar, concert site, dance venue and TV studio—all under one roof.

More than 1.5 million music lovers and catering groups stampede through our doors annually to catch the hottest in live entertainment, learn the newest dance steps and dine on our award-winning Southern smokehouse cuisine and fan favorites like our signature fried pickles and hot chicken.

We are a family-friendly venue in the heart of Music City's downtown district with FREE line dance lessons on the largest dance floor in Tennessee. 

The likes of Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Rascal FlattsEtta James, Gladys Knight, Heart, Pat Benatar, Foreigner38 SpecialRick SpringfieldBig & Rich, Ringo Starr and many more have graced our stage. Artists who have gotten their start on our famous stage like: Ricochet, Lonestar, Lo Cash Cowboys and more currently, season 7 winner of The Voice Craig Wayne Boyd, season 8 The Voice runner-up Meghan Linsey and currently Benton Blunt - contestant on America's Got Talent, still perform with us from time to time.

Our doors opened on June 1, 1994, with a country superstar with a herd of live cattle stampeding through the streets of Nashville to our front doors.  

Since then, we’ve become a “must do” experience for visitors worldwide as they visit Music City.

Fun Facts

  • 66,000 square feet
  • Largest per capita restaurant in Tennessee
  • 3000 gallons of BBQ sauce used annually
  • 2+ million pickle slices in our famous fried pickle recipe used annually
  • 4,000+ TV shows and tapings since our opening
  • Nearly 50,000 T-shirts sold
  • More than 10 million bottles of beer consumed
  • Once had a BEATLE on stage (Ringo)

Team

  • Brian Stovall
    General Manager
  • Iona Lee
    Director of Operations
  • Nic Erickson
    Executive Chef
  • Dena Tidwell
    Senior Sales & Catering Executive
  • Jennifer McKell
    Marketing/PR Manager
  • Jill Schmidt
    Entertainment Manager/ Talent Booking
  • Laura Wheeler
    Social & Corporate Sales Manager
  • Sarah Vickery
    Tour & Travel Sales Manager
  • Amanda Sundberg
    Assistant Manager of Special Events