If you’ve ever heard the phrase “If it’s not on Instagram, it didn’t happen,” you know how important a picture can be. When traveling the quickest and easiest way to share your experiences is though a quick picture post on social media.
There are so many “Instagrammable” locations in the United States, but it seems that music venues really take the cake courtesy of our friends at Vivid Seats. The next time you plan a trip on StudentUniverse.com, be sure to add one of these eye-catching locations to your must-visit list. Buy a ticket and bring your camera – you’ll want to share these spaces with every one of your pals.
Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles)
Talk about an iconic structure! This concert hall was designed by Frank Gehry and is considered one of the most acoustically-sophisticated venues in the world. Catch prestigious acts such as the LA Philharmonic, Itzhak Perlman, and Joan Baez.
The Chicago Theatre (Chicago, IL)
Located in the heart of the Chicago Loop, The Chicago Theatre is unlike any other venue in the city. The iconic marquee displays upcoming shows, while inside, the lobby stretches five stories high. The Chicago Theatre hosts music acts, variety shows, speakers and stand-up comedians.
Fenway Park (Boston, MA)
Sure, Fenway Park is home to the world-famous Boston Red Sox. If you look harder at the park’s summer schedule, you’ll see musical acts like Dead and Company and Zac Brown Band. Take in a concert and venture over to Kenmore Square when you’re done.
The Howard Theater (Washington D.C.)
If you like visiting historic places, The Howard Theater should be at the top of your must-see list. This venue welcomes everyone from Buckethead to Ginuwine, so you’re sure to find a concert that fits your musical tastes.
Grant Park (Chicago, IL)
A few blocks south of Millennial Park, Grant Park is the perfect outdoor venue for big-name concerts like Lollapalooza. If you’re in town, pick the day with your favorite artists and get all your music festival vibes with an incredibly city skyline backdrop.
Amway Center (Orlando, FL)
Some people might say the Amway Center is magic, and that wouldn’t be wrong (it’s home to the Orlando Magic basketball team). Justin Bieber, Florence and The Machine and Maroon 5 will all play shows at this venue in the upcoming months.
Petco Park (San Diego, CA)
Sit back, relax and enjoy the warm weather and unbelievable views at Petco Park. If baseball isn’t your thing, you can see the Piano Man Himself, Billy Joel, live at the ballpark.
Red Rocks Amphitheater (Morrison, CO)
Once you’ve experienced a show at Red Rocks, you may not be able to go anywhere else. With acts such as Thievery Corporation and Steely Dan hitting the stage, you don’t have to worry that the amazing view will distract you from the live show.
Schermerhorn Symphony Center (Nashville, TN)
Nashville is known for its country music, but that’s not all this town has to offer. Catch a Nashville Symphony performance at this beautiful venue or take in a concert by contemporary acts such as the Isley Brothers, Tony Bennett and Culture Club.
Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (Chicago, IL)
Heading to Chicago in the summertime? The Jay Pritzker Pavilion hosts a free summer concert series every year from June to September. Grab a seat up front in the Seating Bowl or bring a blanket and relax in the Great Lawn while taking in the views of the city under this one-of-a-kind structure.