People who love travelling as well as music can combine their two passions by taking in performances at some of the world’s best music venues. Here is a selection of some of the biggest and best venues that should not be missed.

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, USA
This impressive natural theatre can be found in the state of Colorado and is the world’s only acoustically perfect amphitheatre. In addition to hearing some of the most popular bands in the USA perform here, visitors will be able to soak up the sight of the two impressive red sandstone monoliths set either side of the stage.

Saxophone Pub, Bangkok
Blues and jazz music is extremely popular in Thailand and this large music venue can be found in the very heart of the city of Bangkok. In addition to hosting their own house band each night, Saxophone Pub has also featured numerous famous musicians over the years.

Scala, London
This may not be the largest music venue in London, but it is one of the most exciting for lovers of rock music. The venue was converted from a cinema in the 1970s and big names from Iggy Pop to the Stereophonics have strut their stuff here.

Dalhalla Amphitheater, Sweden
This old limestone quarry serves as a very cool music venue and special music festivals are often held here in the summer months.

The Greek Theater, Los Angeles
This tiny Greek Theatre is set in the picturesque Griffith Park and is able to seat just 5,800 people. This makes attending a music event here are relatively intimate occasion.

Slane Castle, Ireland
Most of the biggest names in rock have performed in the grounds of this stunning traditional Irish castle in Meath. Slane Castle is home to Lord Henry Montcharles, whose ears are regularly assaulted by performers such as Madonna, the Rolling Stones and U2.

Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome
This stunning music complex was create in tribute to the music theatres of ancient Rome and seats just three thousand people, while the acoustics are simply excellent.

Sultan’s Pool, Jerusalem
This ancient pool of water is said to have been brought back to Jerusalem by Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in the 16th century. Every summer the waters of the pool mysteriously dry up and the bed serves as an unusual and very scenic outdoor music venue.

Ethnomir, Russia
The Wild Mint Music Festival is Russia’s answer to Woodstock and every summer this vibrant event is held in a large outdoor area close to Moscow.

Floating Opera Stage of the Bregenz Festival, Vienna
This opera stage is set on a lake and is absolutely chanting. Special floating opera stages have been created as part of the Bregenz Festival since 1946 and attending a concert here is a real treat for all the senses.

These are just some of the impressive music venues that are just waiting to be discovered by globe trotters. Many of these venues are situated in remote locations and visitors will want to make sure that they take out travel insurance before leaving home.