Live Music Venues in Nashville

From the historic Ryman Auditorium to the must-see Grand Ole Opry to the Bluebird Cafe (where Nashville’s real music magic happens), there are venues large and small for live music lovers in Nashville. Read on for suggestions on the best venues for all tastes.

Festivals and Events in Honolulu

Author Kevin Whitton covers the best festivals and events during the calendar year, from the Lantern Floating Hawaii festival on Memorial Day to the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival in September and more.

Where to Find the Best Live Music in San Pedro

San Pedro’s musical offerings reflect a mix that keeps visitors and locals happy on a year-round basis—from soothing Latin melodies over dinner to light rock, jazz, and blues bands catering to travelers and expats. Here’s a weeklong itinerary that covers it all.

The Best Venues for Live Music in Houston

One of the many benefits of being a music fan in a big city is access to quality venues. From jazz to blues, country and western to rock and roll, Houston has a range of live music offerings to keep you entertained. Author Andy Rhodes shares some of the best spots in the city.

The Best Memphis Juke Joints

Memphis is a musical mecca, especially when it comes to the blues. Author Margaret Littman details which juke joints to check out, ranging from the legendary Wild Bill’s to the Big S Bar and Grill.

Live Music in Sacramento

Sacramento’s music scene has experienced a reboot in recent years. Live shows are everywhere—from suburban parks to small clothing boutiques and art galleries during the Second Saturday street fair. Author Christopher Arns shares a few of the best music venues in Sacramento.

Nightlife in Managua, Nicaragua

Dancing is a central part of the Managua experience. The music scene ranges from popular electronic to booty-shaking reggaetón, as well as plenty of salsa, merengue, and bachata. Managua has several places to learn salsa and merengue if you are in town for a longer period of time. If you prefer something more low-key, there are lots of bars and clubs with atmospheres that range from sultry to suspect, but they change on an annual basis, as Managuans flock inexorably to the newest scene.