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The Caverns is a world renowned destination for live music and adventure caves open to explore and experience daily.

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Subterranea Festival 2023 feat. Papadosio

Papadosio's Subterranea Fest returns to The Caverns on Sept 22 & 23 with a stacked lineup featuring Papadosio (4x), Big Something, The Motet, Mark Farina's Mushroom Jazz, Random Rab, Kendall Street Company, Toubab Krewe, Consider The Source, Yam Yam, Jimkata, EarthCry w/Mike Healy, Beekeepers, Mind At Large & Solar Circuit.

Beyond captivating cave sets, the fest features immersive cave tours & sound baths, engaging workshops, unique food & craft vendors, & on-site camping. Tickets on sale now!

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Tickets on sale now! CaveFest returns to The Caverns on October 6-8, 2023 for 3 days and nights of music above and below ground in beautiful Grundy County, Tennessee. Free camping is included with all tickets. Get down with cave tours, cave yoga, and cave jam sessions open to all!

The line-up for CaveFest includes: Sam Bush, Leftover Salmon, The Infamous Stringdusters, Peter Rowan, The Travelin’ McCourys, Jim Lauderdale, Town Mountain, The Lil Smokies, Lindsay Lou, Sam Grisman Project: Plays Garcia/Grisman’s Shady Grove Album, Jon Stickley Trio, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Larry Keel Experience, The HillBenders: Play WhoGrass, Sicard Hollow, Big Richard, Fireside Collective, Airshow, Two Runner, Pert Near Sandstone, Pixie & The Partygrass Boys, Volunteer String Band, Off The Wagon, Three Tall Pines, Johnny Campbell Band, Big Daddy Love, Tree of Forgiveness - A Tribute to John Prine, Hudost, and Wyatt Ellis & Friends.

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Experience a walking tour where only a few cavers have gone before! The Caverns has opened to the public a new otherworldly cave for daily guided tours. Explore an underground room 3 football fields long! Hear about geology, cave lore, and the unique history of Grundy County. Plus, our daily tours will take you behind-the-scenes of The Caverns world famous music venue and end with a photo op on the iconic stage. Want to go deeper? Challenge yourself with an Adventure Cave Tour.

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The Greatest Show (Under) Earth

In Grundy County, Tennessee at the base of the Cumberland Plateau in the timeless Pelham valley, you’ll find a naturally-occurring subterranean amphitheater inside The Caverns. This singular place has become a must-see destination for music fans from all over the world. Dive into our calendar, you’re sure to find a concert to inspire your underground musical adventure. A concert in a cave—that’s an experience you never forget!

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Taped deep within our subterranean concert hall, The Caverns Sessions, formerly Bluegrass Underground, is a musical adventure series on PBS featuring both long-established and emerging artists within a broad spectrum of genres including roots-rock, jam band, R&B, country, soul, folk, Americana and bluegrass.

The next PBS TV Taping will be on March 24-26, 2023.

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Featured Shows

Check out our lineup and packages and curate your trip to The Caverns. Click on the "View All" button to see our full line-up. Remember any day below ground is a good day.

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Package descriptions below are general descriptions. For detailed information see the specific description for the show you'd like to purchase tickets/packages for here.

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The Yurt Package

The best accommodations in Payne's Cove! The Caverns new yurt village is located in a secluded and enchanting sylvan glade inside our campground.

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The Monteagle Mountain Stay & Cave Package

Monteagle Mountain, just a fifteen-minute drive to The Caverns, is known for it’s serene beauty and peaceful mountain air.

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The Deep Dive Package

For those taking a day trip to The Caverns who are looking to maximize their experience and value—this is the package for you.

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Common Questions

Dive into some common questions most of our guests have, come prepared, and get ready for an experience of the lifetime.

How Can I Purchase Tickets?

Tickets are available for all shows online here.

How Much Are Tickets?

Each show is priced differently; please see our ticketing page here for show pricing.

How Do I Get My Tickets?

All tickets are emailed to you. Please print your tickets prior to coming to the venue. If you’re unable to print your tickets please go to Will Call located at the Welcome Center.

I bought a package, now what?

Once you purchase your package sit back, relax and let us do the rest! Watch your email for your show specific package details.