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Top 100 Musical Journeys

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Ever so often it strikes me : the tendency to escape from daily reality by indulging in daydreaming, following the white rabbit and wanting to jump down the rabbit-hole. And ever so often I have to tell myself: Hang in there, get back down to earth and start travelling it. Because that is indeed my silver lining ; road trippin’ and rockin’ all over the world.

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Method to my madness

For quite some years now, I’ve been using the Hillman’s Top Hundred Wonders of the World  as my bucketlist. And if you can’t decide on a particular place to go, you should to. I for one am proud to say that I’ve already checked off more than a quarter of the places on the list. However this only appeases my lust for natural and cultural exploration. It lacks the musical stimuli my soul craves for. Ergo, I created my own bucketlist that puts the music in musical journeys. And just like Mr Hillman “I hope it inspires you to see as much of our wonderful world as you can in your lifetime”

I give you …

SNORK’s Top 100 Musical Journeys

… that will keep you and me both, rambling on for a while.

(For a more detailed description, you can click on each destination. I’ll be gradually adding links …)

DestinationMusic - CountryContinent
Exit Novi SadFestivalSerbiaMiddle-East
Fuji RockFestivalJapanAsia
CoachellaFestivalUS - CaliforniaNorth America
New Orléans Jazz and Heritage FestivalFestivalUS - LouisianaNorth America
PinkpopFestivalNetherlandsEurope
Prague Spring International Music FestivalFestivalCzech RepublicEurope
Rock in RioFestival divers locationsWorldwide
LollapaloozaFestivaldivers locationsWorldwide
Mawazine RabatFestivalMoroccoAfrica
Voodoo Music & Arts Experience FestivalUS - LouisianaNorth America
Bonnaroo Music & Arts FestivalFestivalUS - TennesseeNorth America
Splendour in the GrassFestivalAustraliaAustralia
Montreux Jazz FestivalFestivalSwiss Europe
OktoberfestenFestivalGermanyEurope
Gentse FeestenFestivalBelgiumEurope
Brazaville International Festival of Traditional MusicFestivalCongoAfrica
Iceland AirwavesFestivalIcelandEurope
Amoeba RecordsRecord ShopUS - CaliforniaNorth America
Compass Point Studio'sStudioBahamasSouth America
Headley GrangeStudioUKEurope
Hansa Studio's StudioGermanyEurope
Ovation Studio & Pinki Jazz ClinicStudioSouth-AfricaAfrica
Trident StudiosStudioUKEurope
Electric Lady Studio'sStudioUS - New YorkNorth America
Schloss NörvenichStudio (onetime)GermanyEurope
Studio BStudioUS - TennesseeNorth America
Sun Studio'sStudioUS - TennesseeNorth America
the Viper RoomBar / ClubUS - CaliforniaNorth America
Rainbow Bar and GrillBar / ClubUS - CaliforniaNorth America
the Stone PonyBar / ClubUS - New YorkNorth America
the 100 ClubBar / ClubUKEurope
Salon RosadaBar / ClubCubaSouth Amercia
Salfords Lads ClubBar / ClubUKEurope
FleetwoodsBar / ClubUS - HawaiNorth America
Crocodile CaféBar / ClubUS - WashingtonNorth America
Madame ClaudeBar/ ClubGermanyEurope
the FillmoreBar / ClubUS - CaliforniaNorth America
the TroubadourBar / ClubUKEurope
Café Wha?Bar / ClubUS - New YorkNorth America
Cavern PubBar / ClubUKEurope
the BoardwalkBar / ClubUKEurope
the Parish RoomBar / ClubUS - TexasNorth America
GracelandMemorial PlaceUS - TennesseeNorth America
DollywoodMemorial Place US - TennesseeNorth America
Paisley ParkMemorial Place US - MinnesotaNorth America
Young Street BridgeMemorial PlaceUS - WashingtonNorth America
Ann Arbor (What Used to be the Fun House)Memorial Place US - MichiganNorth America
Carter Family FoldMemorial PlaceUS - VirginiaNorth America
Loretta Lynn's RanchMemorial PlaceUS - TTennesseeNorth America
House of MozartMemorial PlaceAustriaEurope
Church of the Holy TrinityConcert VenueCanadaNorth America
Seaview BallroomConcert VenueAustraliaAustralia
Théâtre Antique d'OrangeConcert VenueFranceEurope
Merriweather Post PavilionConcert VenueUS - MarylandNorth America
the Crystal BallroomConcert VenueUS - OregonNorth America
Apollo TheaterConcert VenueUS - New YorkNorth America
Carnegie HallConcert VenueUS - New YorkNorth America
Opera VeronaConcert VenueItalyEurope
Great American Music HallConcert VenueUS - CaliforniaNorth America
the Sydney Opera HouseConcert VenueAustraliaAustralia
National Center for Performing ArtsConcert VenueChinaAsia
Red Rocks AmphitheatreConcert VenueUS - ColoradoNorth America
the Clyde AuditoriumConcert VenueScotlandEurope
Slane Castle Concert Venue IrelandEurope
Grand Ole OphryConcert VenueUS - TennesseNorth America
Neal Blaisdell CenterConcert Venue US - HawaiNorth America
Cité de la Musique / La VilletteNeighbourhoodsFranceEurope
DoolinNeighbourhoodsIrelandEurope
Hell's KitchenNeighbourhoodsUS - New YorkNorth America
HydraNeighbourhoodsGreeceNorth Amercia
LiverpoolNeighbourhoodsUKEurope
KingstonNeighbourhoodsJamaica South America
the BronxNeighbourhoodsUS - New YorkEurope
GlasgowNeighbourhoodsUKEurope
LeipzigNeighboorhoodsGermanyEurope
DunedinNeighboorhoodsNew ZealandNew Zealand
Cityhills of SalzburgNeighbourhoodsAustriaEurope
Idanha-a-NovaNeighboorhoodsPortugalEurope
Bethel NeighboorhoodsUS - New YorkNorth America
Camden TownNeighbourhoodsUKEurope
Route 61RoadtripUSNorth America
Route 66RoadtripUSNorth America
Rock and Roll Hall of FameMuseumUS - OhioNorth America
Grammy Museum MuseumUS - CaliforniaNorth America
Country Music Hall of FameMuseumUS - TennesseeNorth America
Antique Music Box GalleryMuseumChinaAsia
Museum of Music HistoryMuseumHungaryEurope
Brazilian World Music MuseumMuseumBrazilSouth America
the Irish Rock 'n Roll ExperienceMuseumIrelandEurope
the Experience Music ProjectMuseumUS - WashingtonNorth America
Ramones MuseumMuseumGermanyEurope
MIMMuseumBelgiumEurope
Museum of BeethovenMuseumGermanyEurope
Motown Museum / Hitsville USAMuseumUS - MichiganNorth America
Mopop SeattleMuseumUS - Washington
International Bluegrass MuseumMuseumUS - KentuckyNorth America
Czech Museum of MusicMuseumCzech RepublicEurope
British Music ExperienceMuseumUKEurope
Bethel Woods Center for ArtsMuseumUS - New YorkNorth America
ABBA the MuseumMuseumSwedenEurope

 

 

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