[Talk-us] Tagging Live indoor music venues

Peter Dobratz peter at dobratz.us
Sun Feb 24 18:55:06 UTC 2013

On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 11:37 AM, william skora <skorasaurus at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I was curious us to hear what others have been using to tag music venues.
> There's numerous places in my city that hold upwards of 1,000 people for
> music concerts (also called 'shows'). In the US, they're indoors, serve
> alcohol, and usually only open when there are shows. There's usually
> admittance fees to enter. I'm thinking of places like House of Blues (yes,
> there's restaurants adjacent to some of them, but the one i've been to is
> separate from the concert venue), (Cleveland places like Beachland
> Ballroom, the Grog Shop), and more famous places like Bowery Ballroom.
> I looked on the wiki, didn't find anything besides a dead proposal -
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Music_venue
> That uses amenity=music_venue and has 56 uses according to taginfo.

leisure=music_venue has 62 uses for what it's worth.

I put a music hall on the map a few years ago and ended up perusing the
JOSM menus and coming up with amenity=arts_centre, but looking back now it
appears that that really doesn't apply.
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