10 Music Venues You Must Visit Before You Die

There are hundreds of great venues across the United States where country music stars are performing every night. Unfortunately, I haven’t had the opportunity to visit all of them so I’m sure there are plenty of great places I left off the list. Whether it’s the physical beauty, the intimate setting, or the rich history surrounding it, these 10 amazing venues all bring something special to the country music experience.

10. Cain’s Ballroom: Tulsa, OK

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9. Wrigley Field: Chicago, IL

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8. Hollywood Bowl: Los Angeles, CA

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7. ACL Live at The Moody Theater: Austin, TX

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6. Joe’s Bar: Chicago, IL

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5. Grand Ole Opry House: Nashville, TN

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4. The Gorge Amphitheatre: Quincy, WA

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3. Billy Bob’s Texas: Ft. Worth, TX

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2. The Ryman Auditorium: Nashville, TN

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1. Red Rocks Amphitheatre: Morrison, CO

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