Best Music Cities That Aren’t NYC, LA, Or Nashville

(1)While Los Angeles, NYC and, of course, Nashville tend to be the big three cities that leap to mind when it comes to music, they’re hardly the only ones nurturing killer music scenes. Here we visit some of the best music cities that might not be on your radar.


Guest post from the Reverbnation Blog

10 points if you can tell us where Denton is…If not, no biggie, that isn’t the goal of this anyways (sorry, geography nerds). We’re here to shine a light on cities with killer music scenes that aren’t NYC, LA, or Nashville, the ones that don’t get nearly enough love as they should. Come take a trip with us.

Listen to the entire playlist right here or explore each city below. Then download our free Discover app so you can keep on being ahead of the curve with the best new tracks around. Which up-and-coming music towns should we look at next? Let us know in the comments! 

Denton, Texas

Norman, Oklahoma

Palm Desert, California

Provo, Utah

Raleigh, North Carolina