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6 Incredible Concert Venues That Every Music-Loving Traveler Must Visit


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Music has been uniting people and bridging cultures ever since we started banging on rocks, dancing around fire, and blowing through the bones of cave bears 40,000 years ago.

Thousands of years later, you can go anywhere in the world and catch a show by artists in any genre, from soaking in the best symphonic orchestras to shuffling to the hardest electro DJs.

Watch a living legend make history at a sprawling arena concert or discover a local band before they explode out of the underground. From experimental emerging artists to the biggest pop stars in the world, fans have turned the best venues and amphitheaters into international music icons.

So if you’re looking to see a great live show in a completely unique environment, catch a concert at one of Party Earth’s favorite music venues from around the world.

This story was originally published by Party Earth.

Paradiso: Amsterdam

One of the best places to catch Amsterdam events and concerts is at a beautiful 19th-century church that’s been converted into a massive venue and nightclub.

Paradiso attracts some of the biggest pop, rock, and electronic artists in the world and the acts that have graced the stage here read like a history of the Grammy Hall of Fame. Past performances have included rock legends like The Rolling Stones, U2, Pink Floyd, and Metallica, as well as international pop stars like Adele and Lady Gaga.

Weteringschans 6-8
1017, Amsterdam

Columbia Halle: Berlin

While Berlin is crowded with nightclubs and music venues, Columbia Halle stands out from the rest.

With ultra-modern designs and second story balconies to hide away in, this venue brings out thousands of fans for Berlin events and concerts ranging from Gotye to M83 to Snoop Dogg (or Lion, or whatever it is he goes by today).

Columbia Halle boasts some of the best acoustics in Europe and its dazzling lightshows make for a multisensory musical experience.

Columbia Halle—Berlin
Columbiadamm 13-21
10965 Berlin, Germany

Le Grand Rex: Paris

Doubling as an Art Deco style cinema from 1932, Le Grand Rex is also one of the best music venues in the city, as well as its largest.

Crowds pack out the floor for the best concerts in Paris, under a ceiling made to look like a starry night sky. Past performers at Le Grand Rex include musical giants like Wilco, Tori Amos, Smashing Pumpkins, Tom Waits, and Radiohead.

Le Grand Rex—Paris
1 Boulevard Poissonnière
 75002, Paris

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