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Florence doesn’t have the biggest music scene in Europe, but there are still enough music fans to attract some of the biggest names in the business and there are just enough music venues in Florence to cater to international stars and up-and-comers alike.
Even though there are only a handful of massive music halls and arenas in the city, Florence has still managed to bring in everyone from Springsteen to Madonna. Some of the music venues are the Viper Theatre, Nelson Mandela Forum, Stadio Artemio Franchi, Auditorium Flog, and ObiHall Teatro di Firenze.
Beyond the gigantic establishments and ticket prices to match, Florence music venues also cater to wannabe stars, soloists, jazz lovers, and more. There are a plethora of small and medium sized venues all over town like live jazz haunt La Cite, popular student hangout The Red Garter, live music and big name DJ spot Otel, and folk and acoustic guitar joint Chiodo Fisso.
So whether you’re looking for your Top 40 favorites, want to curl up for some swinging jazz with a date, or just support your buddy who’s trying to become the ‘next big thing’, there are plenty of live music venues for all types any day of the week.