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Las Vegas ranked 5th best city for live music

Posted at 11:16 AM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 14:16:57-04

A new list has been released that ranks Las Vegas as one of the best cities for live music.

According to Move.org, Las Vegas is the 5th best city for live music.

Top 10 cities for people who love live music

1. Austin, TX
2. San Diego, CA
3. San Jose, CA
4. New Orleans, LA
5. Las Vegas, NV
6. San Francisco, CA
7. Portland, OR
8. Honolulu, HI
9. Raleigh, NC
10. Denver, CO

Las Vegas reportedly has 854 live music venues, which is 38.3 music venues per 100,000 people.

Sin City attracts many big names such as Bruno Mars, Drake, Diana Ross, Shania Twain, Elton John, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson and Sting to the Las Vegas Strip. But, it also has quite a few places around town known for live music -- Double Down Saloon, Sand Dollar Lounge, Don't Tell Mama, Dispensary Lounge, Gold Mine Tavern, Count's Vamp'd and Bunkhouse Saloon.

Additionally, the city hosts several live music festivals and award shows each year, including Life is Beautiful (this weekend), iHeartRadio music festival (this weekend), and Electronic Daisy Carnival (May).