Dierks Bentley Says New Whiskey Row Restaurant Is in the “Heart and Soul of Nashville”

Dierks Bentley Says New Whiskey Row Restaurant Is in the “Heart and Soul of Nashville”

In January, Dierks Bentley opened his fourth Whiskey Row location—the first outside his home state of Arizona—on Nashville’s Lower Broadway.

The three-floor building, formerly the home of Gruhn’s Guitars, features full bars and dining menus, as well as plenty of live music.

The allure of the location on Lower Broadway—among the bars and honky-tonks where Dierks got his start—compelled the Arizona native to open the venue in Music City.

“I love Lower Broadway,” says Dierks to Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown. “I got my start really playing those bars, and I was listening, first and foremost, going down there and hearing bands like BR549 and Jamie Hartford Band. I just love that part of town. It’s such a special part, unique part of Nashville, and even more so now with the way Music Row has kind of fallen off the map. [Lower Broadway] is the heart and soul . . . the pulse of Nashville’s down there, and there’s nowhere else like it.”

Whiskey Row Nashville is open Monday–Friday, 11 a.m.–3 a.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.–3 a.m.

photo by Jason Simanek

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