Starting Up in Nashville: What Music City Offers Entrepreneurs

Nashville’s nickname is Music City and for good reason. There’s live music everywhere, all over town — even in airport bars. It’s the home of the music fest Bonnaroo, along with the Country Music Hall of Fame and many of the producing and recording industry giants all have offices in downtown on what’s called “Music Row.” “I was a bit surprised once I got outside of Nashville to learn that not everyone can play guitar,” says Chris McMurtry, the CEO and founder of Dart Music, a music-technology startup that distributes classical music.
— Catherine Clifford for Entrepreneur Magazine