Since the beginning of time, classic productions for both television and cinema provided some monumental music performances. While we often go on and on about the bands and the music, we sometimes forget to pay homage to the venues where the magic happens. Well here’s our chance.
Today, we’re taking an inside look at the Ten Greatest Fictional Music Venues Ever. The competition is fierce, but we think we got a pretty accurate list. So without further ado, let’s take a walk down memory lane:
10. Pikestreet – My So-Called Life
While the thought of spending an evening with Jordan Catalano’s band, The Frozen Embryos, as they butcher the Ramones’ I Wanna Be Sedated makes most people need a Rolaids, they do get some decent acts at Pikestreet, such as Buffalo Tom. Really, the best part about Pikestreet is you can hang out with Rayanne and rap about her beloved Cosmic Charlie closer at Palo Alto in 1971 or the Stagger Lee the Dead played in episode five, which she nearly missed when Angela scalped their tickets just for a chance to talk to Jordan Catalano. Luckily, “Rusty ran into this guy he knew from Vietnam who was in a wheelchair and had an extra ticket. He had a sexy upper bod, too.” And Rayanne let Angela have it for not miracling anyone.
Read on for nine more fabulous fictitious music venues…
The price is steep, for the secrets we don’t keep,” sings Matthew Ryan on “Meet Me By the River,” just one of the stellar tracks off his new album, Matthew Ryan Vs. The Silver State (MRVSS). Ryan doesn’t keep many secrets on the 11 tracks that make up the brilliant piece of work—he lays it out for the listener, warts and all. And it’s quite a journey.