Nissan Pavilion This large outdoor venue features pavilion and lawn seating.
Where -- 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va.
Call -- 703-754-6400
Web site -- nissan pavilion.com
Notable -- Both sections offer good views of the stage. Plus, you can always look to the JumboTrons. To avoid traffic, go early and tailgate or head to the side stage and check out an up-and-coming musician before the main show.
Vibe -- With people pre-partying in the parking lot and lounging on the lawn, the atmosphere is pretty relaxed.
Crowd -- Each show draws its own kind of attendee.
What to wear -- As long as you check the weather ahead of time, anything is fine.
Music -- Future performers include Jimmy Buffett, Poison, Dave Matthews Band and Kenny Chesney.