Cave Shows FAQ

July 21 + 22nd, Cumberland Caverns, McMinnville, Tennessee

Please note the FAQ for our event is slightly different than the standard show at the venue and differs slightly from what is listed on the venue website.

General Information

Will-Call Only, no hard tickets sent out. 

The event is General Admission, but there are seats.  First come, first served.  

There is parking available on site and parking attendants will be available to direct you.

Doors at 5PM
Murder by Death at 7PM

The show is all ages.  Children 3 years old and up will need a ticket.

You will pick up your shirt and poster from the KickStarter at the cave, please don't forget!  Vinyl and and add-ons will be shipped and will arrive by August 24.

The walk from the entrance of the cave to the Volcano Room is approximately 600 yards. Proper footwear, like comfortable walking shoes or sneakers is highly recommended. Shoes with an open toe, high heels, flip-flops, sandals are not recommended. The cave trail is uneven, consisting of up and downhill grades.

No alcohol is sold in the cave.  BYOF (Bring your own flask).  No coolers in the cave.  Be discreet and respectful.

The cave maintains a consistent temperature of 56 degrees year round with 99% humidity.  Don't rely on the whiskey to keep you warm.  Come prepared.

Concessions will be available and the menu includes chili, wraps, bratwursts and soup.  The menu is also vegetarian friendly with several meatless options.

Gift shop, merchandise and concession stands take the following forms of payment: Mastercard, VISA, American Express, Discover Card and cash.

Personal cameras & cell phones are allowed in the venue. Flash photography, video and removable lens cameras are not permitted without venue or artist approval.

The following items are not permitted in the Volcano Room at Cumberland Caverns: outside food or drinks, weapons, cigarettes/vaping/tobacco products, glass containers, large purses or backpacks, strollers, walkers, pets.





Camping is available on site.  To purchase camping passes, follow these links:
Weekend Car Camping Pass for Cumberland Caverns

Car Camping at Cumberland Caverns Saturday, July 21

Car Camping at Cumberland Caverns Sunday, July 22

Camping will open at 12PM on Saturday.  If you are only camping Saturday night you must depart by 12PM on Sunday.  If you are camping Sunday night you must depart by 12PM on Monday.  

Camping passes will be will-call and will be picked up upon arrival.

There will be Porto-potties on-site.


Cumberland Caverns is located at 1437 Cumberland Caverns Road, McMinnville, Tennessee 37110.

There is parking available on site and parking attendants will be available to direct you.

Nashville is the closest major airport.  


Best Western Tree City Inn (7.4 miles from Cumberland Caverns)
809 Sparta Street McMinnville, TN 37110 (931) 473-2159

Falcon Manor: Bed and Breakfast at Falcon Rest (9.8 miles from Cumberland Caverns) 85 Bluff Springs Road McMinnville, TN 37110 (931) 273-1688

Holiday Inn Express & Suites (32 miles from Cumberland Caverns)
111 Hospitality Blvd. Manchester, TN 37355 (931) 728-9383

There are a number of rentals available on AirBNB in and around McMinnville.