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Established in May 2015, The Basement East (“THE BEAST”) serves as the only mid-sized music venue in East Nashville’s burgeoning Five Points neighborhood. Featuring a state of the art Meyer sound system, multiple bars, and plenty of free parking, BEAST has already earned a reputation as both a destination for touring artists and as the preferred venue of East Nashville’s diverse creative community.

With its scalable design and an array of seating options, BEAST is able to host intimate industry showcases, standup comedy shows and SRO concerts of all genres.

Past Performers

MUSIC: Dashboard Confessional, Alice Cooper, Cage the Elephant, Jenny Lewis, Shadowboxers w/ Chris Stapleton, Dawes, Old Dominion, Brandy Clark, Maren Morris, Lukas Graham, Mute Math, Andra Day, Cassadee Pope, Will Hoge, Highly Suspect, Strand of Oaks, Anderson East, Margo Price, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Bully and many more.

COMEDY: Rory Scovel, Tim Heidecker, Neil Hamburger, Kyle Kinane, Duncan Trussell, Sean Patton, Ari Shaffir, Nate Bargatze

CORPORATE EVENTS: Lagunitas, Delta Airlines, Red Bull Sound Select, Palisade Hudson Financial Group


  • Two lockable artist green rooms w/ private bathroom
  • Onsite parking for buses, sprinters & vans
  • Full backline including Gretsch drums, Fender amps & Aguilar 8×10 bass rig
  • In-house poster printing (11×17, color + b&w)
  • Kitchen open until 1:30am daily