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It’s where Johnny met June, where bluegrass was born and where country music blossomed into a national phenomenon. Built in 1892 for a revivalist reverend, Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium has survived for 120 years and counting as a venue for all kinds of entertainment, and most famously was the heart of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943-1974.
Radio City Music Hall’s big sister, The Beacon Theatre, has been an NYC landmark since 1929, hosting a wide variety of acts.
Equipped with a full recording studio, the Hollywood hotel has long played host to the music community as artists such as the Rolling Stones, the Who, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, U2 and hundreds of others have called the hotel home during their stints in Los Angeles. Because of its music roots, Fender recently selected the storied hotel as its location for the new Fender Select short film.