In our next round of historic bars, let's sidestep reality and look at those establishments reflected in some way through the lens of pop culture. Next up: Tootsies World Famous Orchid Lounge in Nashville.
Tootsies World Famous Orchid Lounge has been a hub for many Country Music legends such as Faron Young, Patsey Cline, Kris Kristofferson, and Loretta Lynn.
Picture this: It's Nashville, the bar is packed, the ‘shine is flowing, and the music is rocking.
Where are you? None other than Tootsies World Famous Orchid Lounge!
Tootsies is the most famous honky tonk on downtown Nashville’s Broadway. It has hosted and nurtured dozens of Country Music’s legends -- such as Faron Young, Charley Pride, Patsy Cline, and Loretta Lynn, to name a few -- and is responsible for grooming many of Music City’s stars of tomorrow. With such a reputation, Tootsies has become a legend in and of itself.... Read More →
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Jamesha Gibson is an Editorial Intern at the National Trust. She is passionate about using historic preservation as an avenue for underrepresented communities to share their unique stories. Jamesha also enjoys learning about other cultures through reading, art, language, dancing, and especially cuisine.