From the North:

Take I-65 S toward Nashville. Keep left at the fork to continue on I-24 E, follow signs for Interstate 24/Interstate 40 E/Chattanooga/Knoxville. Take exit 49 for Shelby Ave. and turn left onto Shelby Ave. Continue onto Korean Veterans Blvd. Turn right onto 1st Ave. S. Venue will be on the right.

From the South:

Take I-65 N toward Nashville. Take exit 82B to merge onto I-40 E toward Knoxville. Stay right and immediately take exit 210C for U.S. 31 A S/4th Ave. S toward U.S. 41 A S/2nd Ave. S. Turn left onto 2nd Ave. S. Turn right onto Mollow St. Venue will be across 1st Ave. S.

From the East:

Take I-40 W toward Nashville. Take exit 212 toward Hermitage Ave. Continue onto Decatur Ave. Turn left onto Hermitage Ave. Continue onto 1st Ave. S. will be on the right.

From the West:

Take I-40 E toward Nashville. Take exit 209B toward US-70S/US-431/Broadway/Demonbreun St. Merge onto 14th Ave. N and stay left to turn left onto Broadway. Turn right onto 8th Ave. S. Turn left onto Demonbreun St. Turn right onto 1st Ave. S. Venue will be on the left.


Traffic around Ascend Amphitheater is controlled by city traffic management. Please monitor traffic surrounding the area and plan accordingly when coming to the venue. If there are any major traffic issues that will impact the start of the event we will post this information on our Facebook page –

Day of Show Parking:

Accessible Parking is located at nearby downtown parking locations.  There are also a limited number of spaces in the VIP lot (2nd Ave. & Korean Veterans Blvd.), available for an additional fee. An Accessible Drop Off point will be located at the corner of Molloy St. and 1st Avenue S. Please visit to purchase a parking space in the VIP lot.

General Parking:


There is no overnight parking permitted in or around the venue. Any unauthorized vehicles on site after an event will be towed at the owners expense.

VIP Parking:

VIP Parking is located at 2nd Avenue and Korean Veterans Boulevard. VIP Parking is included in the package for box seat ticket holders and season ticket holders.


In addition to parking, Ascend Amphitheater encourages you to try out all the other transportation options that Nashville has to offer!

Uber ( Use the code AscendNAS for $20 off your first ride for new riders.

Take a BCycle: These rentals are only $5.00 for the day with convenient B-Stations nearby. Check out the map and sign up! BCycle Nashville.

Ride your bike: Park it on-site at one of 5 locations located along 1st Ave. Riverfront Park also has a bike repair station for convenience.
For comfortable cycling routes, download the NashVitality app or check out the Nashville Groove map which highlights bikeways throughout the city.

Use the Greenways: Walk the Cumberland River Greenway to and from the park. The Greenway routes can be found by downloading the NashVitality app or check out Nashville Greenways.

Kayak from Shelby Park: Rent a Kayak and travel across the Cumberland River down to Riverfront Park. Learn more here River Queen Voyages.

Take the MTA bus: With 46 routes, the Nashville MTA can connect you to Ascend Amphitheater with ease.  Six routes travel directly to Riverfront Park (Lebanon Pike, Midtown, Old Hickory, Madison Express, 4MTA Shuttle, and  Music City Star West End Shuttle), and 32 other routes take you to the Music City Central transit hub that is within walking distance.  Find out more about routes, prices, maps and schedule times here MTA Maps and Schedules.

Ride the Music City Star: A convenient and fun way for residents along the East Corridor to travel to and from downtown Nashville. Trains operate in the mornings, afternoons and on Friday evenings. There are six rail stations along the route from Lebanon to Riverfront Station next to Ascend Amphitheater. See more information at Music City Star.

All aboard the Music City Circuit: A FREE and convenient way to get around Downtown and the Gulch areas.  The Blue and Green Circuit buses travel between Bicentennial Mall with stops either at Riverfront Station or within a short walk of Ascend Amphitheater. For additional information, visit or contact Customer Care at (615) 862-5950.