During the winter LC Pavilion regularly offers Columbus music fans an oasis from the bitter cold by lending some of the world's best-loved musicians a stage. Everything from the heaviest metal to the fluffiest pop makes its way into PromoWest's premier venue.

During the winter LC Pavilion regularly offers Columbus music fans an oasis from the bitter cold by lending some of the world's best-loved musicians a stage. Everything from the heaviest metal to the fluffiest pop makes its way into PromoWest's premier venue.

But it's summertime when the LC really shines. There's something special about watching a band outdoors in the heart of Downtown.

Runners-up: Newport Music Hall, Nationwide Arena