Do you miss going to concerts? Jazz festivals? Or sitting out on a patio and listening to live music? We do too. But we’re keeping our spirits up by by making plans for the future. Consider these top 5 cities with the best music scenes in the country.
For the best of the best in country music, head to Nashville, TN. Visit the Grand Ole Opry, hit up the Bluebird Cafe, and check out the indie music and rock n’ roll scenes as well. Yes, the hub for country music has more to offer than just Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash!
New Orleans, Louisiana
Walk into any restaurant or bar in New Orleans after dark, and you’ll get to enjoy live jazz. In fact, New Orleans’ music scene is so prevalent that you don’t even need to be inside to enjoy it. Simply hang out in a park or on the sidewalk and you’ll see and hear street musicians popping up all around you.
New York, NY
With the Metropolitan Opera House, Carnegie Hall, Juilliard School of Music, and of course, Broadway, New York City is the center for budding musicians from all over the world. If you’re looking to delve deep into classical music and performing arts, head to the Big Apple!
Austin is known as The Live Music Capital of the World. You’ll want to visit Stubb’s and the Continental Club, two of the most iconic clubs in the city. Like NOLA, there are plenty of bars and restaurants with live music, as well as a long list of annual festivals.
Atlanta is known as the capital of Hip-Hop and R&B, but there’s no limit to the music scene in A-Town. In addition to its most famous genres, Atlanta has thriving country and classical scenes as well. There’s plenty of live music around the city that can be enjoyed with loads of delicious Southern cuisine.