Nashville has a beautiful skyline. I love how this cross section shows the old and new building styles.
There was an Old Crow Medicine Show concert in an outdoor amphitheater down by the river the night I walked around downtown.
Actually, the city of Nashville constantly emits musical notes! Here is the same shot, with some blur.
And while I'm getting artistic, an iris…
which was created when I swirled the energy around Joseph and Charlie — two local musicians you met earlier.
Beth Walker, another musical fashionista from earlier, made a second appearance in my evening at a local dive bar. She was there, and then she was gone.
And there were plenty of interesting people to watch, including Lemyng, 21, a student and bar back at popular local coffee shop and music venue Cafe Coco.
At a different restaurant I tried some brewed-in-Nashville beer that was excellent! Full-bodied, sweet and not at all bitter.
Nashville (or NashVegas as the locals call it!) was a style oasis for me on my journey through America's back highways.
And there is lots of bold imagery.
A bridge over the river
A lifesize replica of the Parthenon, built for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in 1897
And a couple more 'back alley' images…