POP+ROCK VENUES

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BAR­CLAYS CEN­TER

Brook­lyn’s state- of-the-art en­ter­tain­ment and sports arena hosts reg­u­lar live mu­sic events by ma­jor com­mer­cial per­form­ers and is home to the New York Is­lan­ders and Brook­lyn Nets. 620 At­lantic Ave., at Flat­bush Ave., Brook­lyn, 800.745.3000.

BOW­ERY BALL­ROOM

Host to indie and al­ter­na­tive bands and fre­quent solo acous­tic per­form­ing artists, this 575- ca­pac­ity Beaux Arts the­ater has a sub­ter­ranean bar and is known for its acous­tics. 6 Delancey St., at Bow­ery, 212.533.2111.

CEN­TRAL PARK SUM­MERS­TAGE

Check cen­tral­park.com for a fre­quently up­dated list of per­form­ers grac­ing the stage at this ma­jor out­door mu­sic venue in the heart of Cen­tral Park. Rum­sey Play­field, Cen­tral Park, en­ter at Fifth Ave. & 72nd St., 212.360.2777.

FORD AM­PHITHE­ATER AT CONEY IS­LAND BOARD­WALK

This 5,000-seat board­walk am­phithe­ater is just yards from the At­lantic Ocean. 3052 W. 21st St., at Riegel­mann Board­walk, West Brighton, Brook­lyn. ford am­phithe­ater coney­is­land.com. No phone.

FOR­EST HILLS STA­DIUM

Orig­i­nally opened in 1915, this coli­seum-style venue hosted the US Open ten­nis tour­ney an­nu­ally from 1924 to 1977, as well as vis­its from The Bea­tles, Bar­bra Streisand and other mu­sic greats, be­fore shut­ter­ing in 1978. Ren­o­vated and re­opened for live mu­sic in 2013, the 14,000-plus ca­pac­ity open-air sta­dium is now a premium NYC mu­sic venue. 1 Ten­nis Pl., at Dart­mouth St. & 69th Ave., For­est Hills, Queens, 888.929.7849.

GRAMERCY THE­ATER

This in­ti­mate con­cert venue, a for­mer movie house and Off- Broad­way the­ater, of­fers gen­eral-ad­mis­sion stand­ing room and seat­ing. 127 E. 23rd St., btw Lex­ing­ton Ave. & Park Ave. So., 212.614.6932.

IRV­ING PLAZA

This 1,025- ca­pac­ity rock mu­sic venue fre­quently hosts in­ti­mate and off-the- cuff per­for­mances by ma­jor com­mer­cial artists, the likes of which have in­cluded The Ra­mones, Red Hot Chili Pep­pers and Eminem. 17 Irv­ing Pl., btw E. 15th & E. 16th sts., 212.777.6800.

MADI­SON SQUARE GAR­DEN

The en­ter­tain­ment and sport­ing venue hosts con­certs and live events in The Hulu The­ater at MSG and in its arena, which is home to the New York Rangers and New York Knicks. This month, The Smash­ing Pump­kins, Rod Ste­wart, Shakira, Ja­son Aldean, Billy Joel and Drake per­form in the arena. Sev­enth Ave., btw W. 31st & W. 33rd sts., 866.858.0008.

ROCKWOOD MU­SIC HALL

Lo­cal mu­si­cians shine at this no-frills club with three stages fea­tur­ing sev­eral sets nightly in­clud­ing an al­ways-free-ad­mis­sion Stage One. 196 Allen St., btw Stan­ton & E. Hous­ton sts., 212.477.4155.

TER­MI­NAL 5

The largest stand­ing-room mu­sic hall in the Mid­town area wel­comes a mix of mu­si­cians and has a rooftop smok­ing deck. 610 W. 56th St., btw 11th & 12th aves., 212.582.6600.

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