22 metros with the highest concentration of musicians and singers

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22 metros with the highest concentration of musicians and singers

The man in the black suit plays the red guitar while standing with a band

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#22. Greater New York and Newark, New Jersey Area

Professional symphony orchestra on stage

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#21. Evansville, Indiana-Kentucky Region

Large church with grand piano and microphone

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#20. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

A male singer performs on stage.

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#19. Greater Buffalo-Cheektawaga-Niagara Falls, New York Area

Young singer wearing headphones recording in a music studio.

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#18. Binghamton, NY

Saxophonist and band musicians on stage

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#17. Medford, OR

Back view of female musician playing cello

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#16. Appleton, Wis.

Musician playing synthesizer on concert stage

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#15. Peoria, Ill.

People sitting on the ground in front of an outdoor stage.

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#14. Syracuse, New York

Female singer recording in a music studio

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#13. Trenton, New Jersey

Side view of a man with a sax

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#12. Greater Hartford, Connecticut area

singer performing

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#11. Greater Quad Cities Area, Iowa and Illinois

Jazz band performing in a nightclub

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#ten. Ann Arbor, MI

The singer on stage plays the acoustic guitar

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#9. Waterbury, Connecticut

Crowd at summer concert

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#8. Greater Utica Metropolitan Area, New York

High angle of man singing in recording studio

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#seven. Greater Hilton Head Island Area, South Carolina

guitarist on stage

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#6. New Haven, Connecticut

Rock band jam session

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#5. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida area

Friday Fest at Van Wezel in Sarasota, Florida

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#4. Rochester, NY

Close-up of guitarist playing a song

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#3. Eugene, Oregon

Band playing in a recording studio

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#2. Urban Honolulu, Hawaii

Smokestack Band plays music at Mai Tai Bar in Honolulu, Hawaii

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#1. Greater Nashville Metropolitan Area, Tennessee

Live music with Brazilbilly on Broadway in Nashville

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