The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music Cities / Towns

The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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Most cities have fantastic local music scenes, but certain cities seem to have more than most. This is a list built for input. Add the cities that truly make their mark for live music.
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    New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

    New Orleans Louisiana, USA There is simply so much ambiance and abundance and flavor in the N'awlins scene.

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    Austin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

    Austin Texas, USA Despite being surrounded by Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, etc... Austin is beating heart of the music scene in Texas.

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    Memphis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

    Memphis Tennessee, USA

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    Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

    Los Angeles California, USA Los Angeles has long been the center of the music universe. While the scene has suffered in recent years, it still remains a dominating city for music.

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    Chicago is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

    Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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    Tennessee, USA

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    Seattle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

    Seattle Washington, USA

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    San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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    New York City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    New York City New York, USA Brooklyn has a surprising vast and eclectic mix of live music playing constantly around every corner, and ON every corner

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    Boston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    Boston Massachusetts, USA

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    Portland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

    Portland Oregon, USA Probably the big surprise on this list. The Northwest version of Austin

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    Athens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    Athens Georgia, USA

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    Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    Washington, D.C. Contiguous United States, USA

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    California, USA

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    Houston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    Houston Texas, USA

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    Savannah is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

    Savannah Georgia, USA

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    Boulder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    Boulder Colorado, USA

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    Asheville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    Asheville North Carolina, USA

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    Dallas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    Dallas Texas, USA

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    Omaha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best U.S. Cities for Live Music

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    Omaha Nebraska, USA

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