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Rolling Stone names Merriweather Post Pavilion fourth best amphitheater in the country

The folks over at fabled rock mag

Rolling Stone


deemed Merriweather Post Pavilion, the Frank Gehry-designed outdoor music venue in the woods of Columbia, the

, and that's okay by us. Getting close to the band is great and all, but if you can't work that out, few things are better than plopping down on a blanket on the Merriweather lawn and taking in a show amongst the rustling tress under a starlit sky. In addition to booking everyone from


, the amphitheater is once again set to host the totally free, totally awesome

, which only adds to its radness. And, as


rightly points out, not many venues have a

named after them.