The Cannery Ballroom is a performance venue for live music located in the Mercy Lounge complex in downtown Nashville, Tenn. It's located at 1 Cannery Row in a former industrial building. Since opening it 2005, the Cannery Ballroom has attracted some of the biggest names in music from contemporary sensations like pop diva Katy Perry and hardcore punk band Beartooth to enduring rock icon John Fogerty. Youthful acts like Slushii and Aly and AJ have performed at the Cannery Ballroom, too. The venue is also home to the Road to Bonnaroo series of concerts featuring favorites from the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn. From up-and-comers to old timers, everyone wants to get in on Nashville's happening scene and local history. Get the best tickets to Cannery Ballroom events at StubHub.
What is the capacity of the Cannery Ballroom?
The ballroom can hold up to 1,000 concertgoers. It's a standing-room venue. Limited seating is available; however, a seat is never guaranteed.
Is the Cannery Ballroom served by public transportation?
There is no bus service directly to the venue, although city buses do stop within walking distance. Check the Nashville MTA website for route maps and running times for Nashville buses.
What about Cannery Ballroom parking options?
If you arrive early, there is free parking in the lot in front of the Mercy Lounge. There is an adjacent lot to the venue. It's owned by another business and operated by Republic Parking. Parking in the Republic lot is not available to concertgoers until business hours at Cummins Station end. While rates can change over time, they hover around $5 for parking in this area.
Can I bring my camera to the show?
The rules about photography are set by performers, so they can vary depending on the artist's wishes. Most events at the Cannery Ballroom allow candid photography for personal use as long as no flash is involved. The majority of events prohibit photography with professional-quality cameras that have detachable lenses. Some concerts prohibit all photography. Read the policy for the event carefully when purchasing your tickets.
Can I smoke at the Cannery Ballroom?
Smoking is prohibited in the venue. This is Tennessee state law, so the Cannery Ballroom has no flexibility with the policy.
Can my children come along?
The Cannery Ballroom is a for-profit venue that showcases popular music. It has a full-service bar. While some shows are open to children, other events are restricted to 18 or even 21 and older. Please note that minors cannot attend adults-only shows, even when accompanied by a parent or guardian.Back to Top