Bluegrass Underground

Watch amazing concerts from America’s top bands and artists live on stage at Bluegrass Underground

Cumberland Caverns is home to the award-winning PBS concert series, Bluegrass Underground. Incredible concerts monthly, live from over 333 feet underground!

Bluegrass Underground is a monthly concert series recorded live in the Volcano Room of Cumberland Caverns, more than 333 feet underground. Audiences enjoy the underground setting just as much as they enjoy the talented acts on the stage. This amazing concert series has been featured on NBC and is recorded live several days throughout the year by PBS Arts.

Double your adventure with an all-in-one combo pass, which includes the Daily Walking Tour along with your concert ticket. This leisure walking tour is a great way to see some of the best sights of the cave before the concert. Your tour ends in the Volcano Room where the concert is held. There will be plenty of time to grab some snacks and a seat before the music starts!

Date Artist City Venue
02/13/16 Darin & Brooke Aldridge and Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Husband and wife duo Darin & Brooke Aldridge draw on the traditions of their native North Carolina, the savvy of a young, gifted band and their own dedication to ingenuity to create the most mature release of their career with their latest release, Flying. Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers have an energetic mix of quality Bluegrass and Gospel music, a professional presentation, inventive instrumental work, a wide variety of vocal arrangements including a capella quartets and tasteful, down-home humor. Buy Tickets
03/19/16 The Nashville Celts McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. The Celts mix lively traditional Irish music and instrumentation with American pop music and their own originals. Buy Tickets
03/26/16 Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys and The Howlin’ Brothers McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-2:00 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:45 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets
04/16/16 Becky Buller Band w/ Off the Wagon McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-2:00 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:45 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets
04/30/16 Hayseed Dixie w/ Aaron Lee Tasjan McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-1:30 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:45 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets
05/21/16 Helen Highwater String Band w/ The Ransom Notes McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-2:00 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:45 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets
06/11/16 Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass w/ Cabinet McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-2:00 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:45 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets
07/09/16 The Boxcars w/The Molly Tuttle Band McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-1:30 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:45 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets
08/20/16 The HillBenders present TOMMY a Bluegrass Opry McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-1:45 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:50 -3:00 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change.
09/10/16 Chris Henry & the Hardcore Grass and Wood & Wire McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Act 1 performance time: 1:00-1:45 pm Act 2 performance time: 1:50 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets
10/15/16 Flatt Lonesome w/Songs of the Fall McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-2:00 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:45 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets
11/12/16 The Grascals w/the Hog Slop String Band McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award winning Bluegrass Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Saturday at 9:30, 10:00, 10:30 & 11:00 PM. Tours also run on the hour every hour. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 12:00 pm Opening act performance time: 1:00-1:45 pm Featured artist performance time: 1:50 -2:45 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Buy Tickets

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