Nashville, Tennessee: Jam with Chet Atkins

You can sit on an empty stool next to a life-size statue of Chet and pretend to jam with the famous Nashville guitarist. Bring a photo prop.

414 Union St., Nashville, TN
Downtown, on the northeast corner of 5th Ave. N. and Union St.
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Chet Atkins statue.

Jam with Chet Atkins

It's August and Chet Atkins is still here.

[Michael Mesirow, 08/18/2021]

Chet Atkins statue.

Chet Atkins Statue

The Chet Atkins statue is at the corner of 5th and Union.

[Denis McCune, 07/13/2015]

An early example of a deliberately interactive photo-op statue, the bronze Chet Atkins was dedicated in January 2000. Life-size Chet was sculpted by Russell Faxon, and the empty stool next to him encourages visitors to pose (or play) with the famous Nashville guitarist.

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