This City Is Iowa’s Best Hidden Gem Live Music Scene
The live music scene is alive and well in Iowa. After music fans had to take a year off from going to bars, concerts, and festivals they are soaking up as much as they can and are willing to travel to find their favorite bands.
You might know your favorite places in your city, but what are those hidden gems around the country and in Iowa that you might not know about yet?
Best Live Music Hidden Gems In America
In a recent survey conducted by cheapoticketing.com music fans were able to pick those cities that might not be on your radar for live music, but should be.
So if you really want to travel out of the area, here are the top 5 in the country.
5 - Branson, Missouri
4 - Franklin, Tennessee
3 - St. Pete Beach, Florida
2 - Fernandina, Florida
1 - Modesto, California
According to cheapoticketing.com:
This Northern California city is brimming with a unique musical scene that's both diverse and engaging. From the open-air performances at the Mancini Bowl in Graceada Park, to the intimate shows at the Gallo Center for the Arts, music enthusiasts can experience a variety of genres, including rock, blues, country, and jazz. Downtown Modesto comes alive with "Music in the Plaza" during summers, where local musicians serenade the streets.
Best Live Music Hidden Gem In Iowa
If you can't make the trip to California for some live music, you can try some of the best in the Midwest. The best hidden gem for live music in Illinois is Galena at number 39 in the country. Minnesota has Stillwater at number 36. And the best in Wisconsin is Eau Claire at number 109.
Iowa actually has two hidden gems. The first just squeaks in at the very end of the list with Burlington, Iowa coming in at number 120.
Coming in at number 54, and the best live music hidden gem in Iowa, is Ames. With Ames being a college town it does make sense there would be people playing and watching live music.
As you seek out live music around your city maybe take a trip and check out some hidden gems that could be your new favorites.
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