#WeTheFans: Top 10 Venues to Catch a Show in the United States

We believe that the country music genre has the best fans in the world. Being a New York based outlet, we love representing all things country music in the big apple, but last week, we asked YOU, the fans, some of your favorite spots to catch a live show.


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Here are the top 10 venues in the U.S. to catch a show, according to the fans!

1. Madison Square Garden
MSG in New York City is one of the most talked about bucket-list item for artists who hope to perform there. For New Yorkers, the venue is in their backyard, but it still is one of the most iconic venues in the world. Some of our NY Country Swag fans, like Jenn T. and Andrea D., agree!

2. Red Rocks Amphitheater
This Colorado venue is one of the most beautiful in the world. Located literally within the Red Rocks mountain, the venue is as beautiful, as it is, fun! The venue was built into the rocks and the landscape, and it is a must for any loyal concert-goer!

3. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Of course, this Long Island, New York venue makes the list, due to its ideal location on the water, making every summertime show a dream. According to Cherie P., “nothing like listening to a song with some nice guitar when by the water at night.”

4. Staples Center
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, The Staples Center is arguably the west coast’s most iconic venues. Recently, Kane Brown sold out multiple nights there, and we are excited to see what country artist sells out the huge venue next!

5. Grand Ole Opry & Ryman Auditorium
Both the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium are synonymous with country music. Both of the Nashville venues have housed legendary artists for decades, and country fans will never get tired of seeing the unique shows at either venue.

6. Hollywood Bowl
Nestled in the Hollywood Hills, the Hollywood Bowl is one of the oldest and most recognizable venues in the country. The killer scenery paired with the perfect weather makes the venue one of the best places for a show.

7. Radio City Music Hall
Seeing a concert at Radio City Music Hall is truly an out-of-body experience. The intimate, yet ground venue is unlike any other, and if you get a chance to see your favorite artist there, run! Don’t walk!

8. Starland Ballroom
Although New Jersey is full of some great venues, Starland Ballroom is the perfect venue to catch your favorite artist before they inevitably make it big. Susan S. is a big fan of the fun and vibrant venue!

9. Rams Head Live!
According to one of our Twitter followers, Emily C., if you are wanting to see a concert in the Baltimore area, Rams Head Live! is the place to go! The venue is located in the heart of the city and is the perfect venue to catch one of your favorite rising artists. Jimmie Allen is scheduled to play there at the end of this month!

10. Fenway Park
If you want to see a show at a place that is filled with history and stories, look no further than Boston, Massachusetts, Fenway Park. Seeing a show at a baseball stadium is always iconic, but getting to see your favorite country artist sell out an that stadium like Fenway is on another level!

Keep on the look-out for our next question this week on our social media platforms, and let us know what you think! You just might be featured in our next post!



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