The 7 Wondrous Music Venues of America
Pull up your IPhone notes and add these must see venues to your bucket list! Concert venues go hand and hand with your magical music experience. Nothing beats great talent paired with a phenomenal music setting, those are the concert memories we will never forget!
These venues take the cake as the coolest and most worthwhile sites to go visit!
1. The Gorge Amphitheatre – George, Washington
This breathtaking scenic venue sits next to the Columbia River in George, Washington. Opened in 1986, this Amphitheatre has held dozens of music festivals including the most notable Sasquatch Music Festival. Its majestic views make it many artists favorite place to perform and an experience any visitor will never forget!
2. Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Morrison, Colorado
This one of a kind music venue is Mother Nature’ s dream – seeded between red magnificent rock structures in Morrison Colorado. 10 miles west from Denver, this amphitheater is isolated around open fields of greenery and surrounded by the gorgeous Denver Mountains. Legendary performers such has The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and U2 have taken the timeless stage. Today, the venue includes electronic acts such as ODESZA, Zedd, Rüfüs Du Sol and Marshmello to grace the stage.
3. The Hollywood Bowl - Los Angeles, California
Sitting in the hills of Hollywood, California, The Hollywood Bowl is an iconic arched amphitheater with the famous Hollywood sign northeast of it. The venue is carved into the hills resembling a “bowl” shape. With a century of eclectic acts, Avicii was the first EDM artist to headline the notable venue. Last year, Kygo followed that - headlining two nights at the historic site.
4. XS Nightclub – Las Vegas, Nevada
Steering towards the club environment, XS Nightclub is the most elegant of venues Las Vegas has to offer. Combined with an indoor room with an outdoor pool, this setting can double as a nightclub or a night swim. Being the most expensive club in Vegas, this lavish, gold-accented venue has headlining DJs such as The Chainsmokers, Diplo, Dillon Francis, Marshmello, Alesso, Kygo and many more!
5. Madison Square Garden – New York, New York
This indoor multipurpose arena is every artists’ dream. It is one of the most expensive stadiums to ever be built and also the most successful with ticket sales. Great EDM acts have taken the legendary stage such as Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Swedish House Mafia, Hardwell, Skrillex and Diplo.
6. Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, California
In the heart of Los Angeles, this magical temple is home to John Legend, The Goo Goo Dolls, Maroon 5, Sam Smith and Neil Diamond. Surrounded by a park of wondrous trees, this special place has held its name for 40 years. The site has manifested more electronic acts such as Kygo, Alesso, Glass Animals and Tycho as musical guests.
7. Club Space - Miami, Florida
For the party that keeps going, and going, and going, Club Space is a must see during Miami Music Week. With an open-air roof, you'll see the sun go down, come back up, and then be plummeted back into darkness for these marathon parties. When the bartender offers espresso for 24+ hour parties, you know you're in the right place.
What are your favorite venues? Tell us in the comments!
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