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candlelady Mar 31, 2010 07:05 AM

We are spending a Saturday night in downtown Nashville with our 12 & 16 yr old, would like to take them to a restaurant for dinner and music,before WE go out, any suggestions other than BB King's (that was my first thought )?

  1. pete k Mar 31, 2010 07:39 AM

    No live music, but I've been hearing great things about the place.


    Have you looked into Wild Horse?

    1. jamiecarroll Mar 31, 2010 08:02 AM

      Unfortunately the places that have music usually do not have great food. I would choose BB King's over the Wildhorse. Set your expectations low and you might just enjoy it.

      I suggest that you go to Jack's BBQ on Lower Broadway. No music, but the honky tonks are right next door.

      1. c
        Cameraman Mar 31, 2010 08:30 PM

        If Stacy Mitchart is at BB's it's worth putting up with average food for a very good blues show with a seasoned entertainer and atight band. If that doesn't float your boat than go with what he ^^^ said.

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        1. re: Cameraman
          candlelady Apr 1, 2010 03:42 PM

          All great ideas, wild horse fun for teens to see, Jack's I do enjoy, but BB King's for the best music....hmmmm......I've only been to Nashville with adults, is it appropriate to take teens in the honky-tonks during day, early evening to hear a few songs ?

          1. re: candlelady
            Cameraman Apr 2, 2010 08:20 AM

            "but BB King's for the best music....hmmmm....." Excuse me, but what are you responding to? The one time I was in BB's I found nothing untoward about it and Stacy Mitchart is a long time fixture on the N'ville music scene and widely respected to boot.

            1. re: Cameraman
              candlelady Apr 7, 2010 07:09 AM

              I was agreeing with BBKing's having best music of the 3, the "hmmmmmm "was just can't decide what the kids would prefer ....; ) ...would love to see Stacy Mitchart...

              1. re: candlelady
                Cameraman Apr 7, 2010 04:12 PM

                Gotcha! You should see him. Maybe not the best blues singer in the world, but a great entertainer.

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