Directions and Where to Stay

The 2021 Competition will be held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.  The Hall of Fame is located at 222 Rep. John Lewis Way, Nashville, TN 37203 and their phone number is (615) 416-2001. (Rep. John Lewis Way was former called 5th Avenue S).  CLICK Here for a Google map.


Parking in downtown Nashville can be difficult.  However there are several paid lots located around the Museum. The Music City Center (6th Avenue South and Demonbreun) and the Hilton Hotel are both across the street from the Museum and offer paid parking. Visit  for additional options.


For more information about the Country Music Hall of Fame, please visit their website at


GMFC HOST HOTEL - Sleep Inn in Brentwood, TN

The GMFC has a block of rooms reserved at the Sleep Inn in Brentwood, TN, near the Cool Springs Galleria. This is just off I-65 exit 69 Moore’s Lane and is 16 miles south of the contest venue.  Rooms with two double beds are $109.99 or one King bed is $119.99.  Call them directly and ask for the “GMFC - Grandmaster Fiddler” rate.  If you are a Choice Hotels members, you can also likely book cheaper through the hotel website using your Choice membership.   This hotel gets Excellent reviews and is near a ton for restaurants and shopping with easy access to the interstate.



1611 Galleria Blvd., Brentwood, TN, 37027-2926

Phone: 615-376-2122


This is 15 miles south of the Country Music Hall of Fame.  It is about 12 miles south of The Violin Shop, where we will have the SAT night jam session. The Violin Shop website is


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The 2021 Grand Masters will return to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Ford Theater on September 4tth and 5th (Labor Day Weekend). Visit this website often for updates.

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