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, for radio, 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
02/25/17 Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver with Jenni Lyn 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 9:15 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. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
03/12/17 Tommy Emmanuel with special guest Joe Robinson – It’s Never Too Late Tour 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 Sunday from 9:30 AM-1:00 PM cave doors open at NOON. Cave tours leave Sunday 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 Estimated Performance time: 1:00-2:30 pm The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
03/24/17 - 03/26/17 Season VII PBS Taping McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Season VII filming of PBS’s Emmy Award-winning Bluegrass Underground. Friday Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out Chris Robinson & the Brotherhood Conor Oberst The Mavericks Saturday Kasey Chambers The McCrary Sisters Parker Milsap Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors Sunday Blues Traveler Rhonda Vincent & the Rage Marty Stuart and the Superlatives Don Bryant & the Bo-Keys Box Office Hours: – Friday-1:00PM-6:00PM, cave doors open 5:00PM, show starts at 6:00PM – Saturday-9:00AM-2:00PM, cave doors open 1:00PM, show starts at 2:00PM – Sunday-9:00AM-2:00PM, cave doors open 1:00PM, show starts at 2:00PM Cave Tour Hours: – Friday leave gift shop: 1:30PM, 2:00PM, 2:30PM & 3:00PM – Saturday leave gift shop: 9:30AM, 10:00AM, 10:30AM & 11:00AM – Sunday leave gift shop: 9:30AM, 10:00AM, 10:30AM & 11:00AM All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No refunds. All above subject to change. Doors open 5:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
04/08/17 The Larry Keel Experience & Rumpke Mountain Boys McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award-winning Live from the Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:15 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 Performance Times: 1:00-3:00 pm CST The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. All times in CST. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
04/15/17 Here Come the Mummies w. La Terza Classe McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award-winning Live from the Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:15 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 Performance Times: 1:00-3:15 pm CST The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. All times in CST. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
04/22/17 Dale Ann Bradley w. SHEL 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 9:15 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. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
04/22/17 Highly Suspect w. DJ REDBEES McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award-winning Live from the Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 5:15 PM-8:30 PM cave doors open at 7:00 pm CST. Cave tours leave Saturday at 5:30, 6:00, & 6:30 PM. All tour groups must exit the cave upon completing tour. Cave doors open to general public: 7:00 pm Perfromance Times: 8:00 pm CST The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. All times in CST. Doors open 7:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
04/29/17 Pam Tillis McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award-winning Live from the Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:15 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 Perfromance Times: 1:00-3:15 pm CST The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times, artists, locations subject to change. All times in CST. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
04/30/17 Billy Bob Thornton & the Boxmasters w. Josh Wanamaker and the Arcade Aquarium McMinnville, Tennessee Cumberland Caverns
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road. Join us for the Emmy Award-winning Live from the Underground. Box Office is open on Saturday from 9:15 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 Perfromance Times: 1:00-3:15 pm CST The Cave is NOT handicap accessible. No Refunds. All times and artists subject to change. All times in CST. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
05/06/17 Town Mountain w. Haas Kowert Tice 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 9:15 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. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets
06/17/17 Larry Stephenson Band w. The Glade City Rounders 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 9:15 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. Doors open 12:00 PM – All Ages Show – Buy Tickets

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