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Drops In the Bucket List: 5 Venues To See a Show In Before You Die

I'm not much of a traveler. Outside of a few trips to Vegas, I've never been on a real grownup-type vacation. Every year it's a struggle to think of something to do with my vacation days, one that eventually leads to a few four-day weeks and a couple of midweek shows.

Now that I'm getting older, I'm realizing the fallacy of this line of thinking. There are plenty of places I'd like to go; I just need to stop putting it off and get to work on visiting them. This year I'm making a musical bucket list of places I'd like to catch a show before I die.

It'll be a work in progress, using criteria of both personal history and musical importance. I'm letting you guys in on the first draft and opening myself up to personal ridicule so that I can get your opinions and maybe inspire one of you to make your own version.

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Cory Garcia is a Contributing Editor for the Houston Press. He once won an award for his writing, but he doesn't like to brag about it. If you're reading this sentence, odds are good it's because he wrote a concert review you don't like or he wanted to talk pro wrestling.
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