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Top Choice Jazz in French Quarter

Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall, housed in a former art gallery dating from 1803, is one of New Orleans' most storied live-music venues. The resident performers, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, are ludicrously talented, and regu…
Top Choice Jazz in The Haight & Hayes Valley

SFJAZZ Center

Jazz legends and singular talents from Argentina to Yemen are showcased at North America's newest, largest jazz center. Hear fresh takes on classic jazz albums and poets riffing with jazz combos in the downstairs Jo…
Top Choice Live Music in Midtown

Carnegie Hall

Few venues are as famous as Carnegie Hall. This legendary music hall may not be the world's biggest, nor its grandest, but it's definitely one of the most acoustically blessed venues around. Opera, jazz and folk gre…
Top Choice Live Music in Salt Lake City

Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Hearing the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is a must-do on any SLC bucket list. A live choir broadcast goes out every Sunday at 9:30am. September through November, and January through May, attend in person a…
Top Choice Live Music in Uptown & Riverbend

Tipitina's

'Tips', as locals call it, is one of New Orleans’ great musical icons. The legendary Uptown nightclub, which takes its name from Professor Longhair’s 1953 hit single, is the site of some of the city’s most memorable…
Top Choice Jazz in French Quarter

Fritzel's European Jazz Pub

There's no cover charge at this awesome venue for live jazz, which is so small that you really can't have a bad seat. The seating is kind of rustic: benches and chairs so tightly packed that you'll be apologizing fo…
Top Choice Jazz in Midtown

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Perched atop the Time Warner Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center consists of three state-of-the-art venues: the mid-sized Rose Theater; the panoramic, glass-backed Appel Room; and the intimate, atmospheric Dizzy's Club C…
Top Choice Classical Music in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

San Francisco Symphony

From the moment conductor Michael Tilson Thomas bounces up on his toes and raises his baton, the audience is on the edge of their seats for another thunderous performance by the Grammy-winning SF Symphony. Don't mis…
Top Choice Live Music in Burlington

Light Club Lamp Shop

One of Burlington's coolest and quirkiest venues, this place doubles – well, OK, triples – as a lamp shop (witness the amazing collection hanging from the walls and ceiling), a wine bar and a performance space. Show…
Top Choice Live Music in Napili

Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert Series

Ledward Kaapana and other top slack key guitarists appear regularly at this exceptional concert series. George Kahumoku Jr, a slack key legend in his own right, is the weekly host. As much a jam session as a concert…