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

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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    Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with ... More
    There is simply so much ambiance and abundance and flavor in the N'awlins scene.
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    Texas, Contiguous United States, Area code 512 More
    Despite being surrounded by Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, etc... Austin is beating heart of ... more
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    Los Angeles has long been the center of the music universe. While the scene has suffered in ... more
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    Illinois, Chicago metropolitan area, United States, with Territories More
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    Tennessee, Area code 615, United States, with Territories More
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    Washington, Western United States, Northwestern United States More
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    California, Northern California, Contiguous United States More
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    Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America More
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    Brooklyn has a surprising vast and eclectic mix of live music playing constantly around every ... more
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
    Probably the big surprise on this list. The Northwest version of Austin
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    new! Houston

    Texas, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    United States, with Territories, Georgia, Area code 912 More
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    Colorado, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Texas, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    Nebraska, United States, with Territories, Area codes 402 and 531 More
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