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Joseph Hudak has been a Nashville local since 2012, at the cusp of Music City’s renaissance. Prior to that, while based in Philadelphia, he logged five more years as a freelance writer covering the scene. Now senior editor at Rolling Stone Country, Rolling Stone’s new country-music website, Joseph looks forward to watching the city continue its evolution. Here’s a look at Tennessee’s famous capital through his unique lens.

After poring through hundreds of candidates in the U.S., here are 11 iconic venues where it’s more about the experience of being there, than who happens to be on stage.