Directions and Where to Stay

The 2022 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 mapFor more information about the Country Music Hall of Fame, please visit their website at



Parking in downtown Nashville can be difficult and sometimes expensive.   The Music City Center, a three-level, covered parking garage has 1,800 spaces and is equipped with a 24/7 fully-automated system that accepts debit and credit cards upon exit. Garage is located on 6th Avenue and Demonbreun, 1 block from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and there are three entrances to the garage: one on 7th Avenue and Demonbreun and two on 6th Avenue between Demonbreun and Korean Veterans Boulevard. 


Parking rates: (click here to verify these rates are current)


$7.00     EARLY BIRD PARKING - ENTER BEFORE 9:00 am and stay through 6:00 pm

$10.00   ENTER BETWEEN 9:00am and stay through 12:00am

$8.00     Additional Parking charge between 12:00am to 4:00am


The Hilton Hotel offers paid parking and there are several other lots and street parking near the CMHOFM. Visit  for additional options.



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.  All rooms with $124.99 (GMFC rate).  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 2022 Grand Masters returned to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Ford Theater on September 3rd and 4th (Labor Day Weekend). Visit this website often for updates.

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