National Museum of African American Music

Black Nashville

Black history in Music City is deeply rooted, storied, and influential.

Special Events
Black-Owned Businesses & Experiences

Support local Black-owned businesses & Experiences in Nashville.

More Black-Owned Businesses & Experiences:
Art & Artists

Omari Booker

James Threalkill

Michael McBride

The Moving Canvas

Norf Art Collective

Woodcuts Gallery


Food & Drink

All People Coffee

City Farm Co.


Dandgure’s Cafeteria

Ed's Fish House

Germantown Pub

Helen's Hot Chicken

HiFi Cookies

Ivory Cotton Bar


Kernels Gourmet Popcorn

Riddim N Spice

ShuggaHi Bakery and Cafe

Sunflower Café

Swett’s Nashville

The Oatstraw Tea Company

The Southern V


Willie B's Kitchen & Lounge

Local Musicians

Adia Victoria

Brian Brown

Darius Rucker

Fisk Jubilee Singers

Kane Brown

Mickey Guyton

The New Respects



Alkebu-Lan Images


Downtown Candle Company

JazzNash Mobile Shoetique

Live Above

N.B. Goods

Nashville Public Library Civil Rights Room
February 1-28
Black History Month Events

Nashville's calendar is filled with events celebrating Black History Month. From art exhibits to musical performances, Music City is honoring the contributions of African Americans to our society.

National Museum of African American Music
Did You Know?

From legendary performers to influential leaders, learn interesting facts about Nashville's Black History.

Fisk University
Nashville's Historically Black Colleges & Universities

Discover stories behind Nashville's Historically Black Colleges and Universities that gave educational opportunities for many African Americans who were once legally denied an education.

United Street Tours
Ways to Explore Black History in Nashville

Take a tour or explore historic sites and attractions to learn the significant role that African Americans played in the growth and development of Nashville.

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Nashville Black Artists

Check out our profile nashvilletn on Spotify to listen to our Nashville Black Artists Playlist!

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