Vibrant Nashville is home to Christian-music artists and companies, strong Christian publishers, leading churches with international impact, and is the capital of country music. Located in the center of densest population of Christian stores, the city welcomes travelers from around the world.
Positioned on the Cumberland River, Nashville is the largest city on the mighty river. The capital of Tennessee, Nashville is home to Lipscomb and Belmont Christian universities. It’s home to legendary country music venues The Grand Ole Opry House and the Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and several downtown museums dedicated to country stars such as Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, and others.
Booksellers may want to visit several Christian stores in the area plus the famous Parnassus Books, an indie bookstore opened by author Ann Patchett that’s considered the literary center of Nashville. The dog-friendly bookstore hosts more than 400 events annually, has doubled in size since its opening a few years ago and has its own bookmobile.