Best Places for Live Music

Best Places for Live Music

Reconnect with the magic of live music this summer. It’s time to feel the beat of drums and the thrill that only comes from being there.

Whether it’s country & western, rock, or jazz & blues, combine your next getaway with one of these live music venues.


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Nashville, TN

Nashville’s Honky Tonk Highway, on Lower Broadway, is world famous for live country music.

3rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill – The small stage and friendly, intimate setting are perfect for the country and western, bluegrass, and rock and roots bands that perform.

Robert’s Western World – Kick up your heels and hear some Western Swing by the best musicians in the city. Located on honky-tonk lined Lower Broadway.

The Station Inn – Many say this is the country’s best bluegrass club, and if you want down-home excitement by the genre’s best musicians, come to this no-frills, high-energy venue.

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Charlotte, NC

Avidxchange Music Factory was named one of the 7 best places to experience live                   music in North Carolina.



The AvidxChange Music Factory - This downtown entertainment complex is a music festival all year round with multiple indoor and outdoor venues, restaurants and bars.

PNC Music Pavilion – There’s always amazing music at this outdoor amphitheater with local and national rock bands; perfect for summertime concerts.

The Evening Muse – Well-known for acoustic guitar sets, the room is the right size, and the sound is perfect for a great show.


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Austin, TX

Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail while listening to live music at the Roosevelt Room.

The Continental ClubThe legendary Continental Club opened its doors in 1955 and celebrates over 60 years as one the oldest continuously running clubs in all of Austin.

Roosevelt Room – Explore this ‘20s-inspired cocktail bar and music venue with two full bars, a large dance floor and mezzanine overlooking the action.

Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden – Check out this local favorite with 100 craft beers on tap and handcrafted sausages to go with regularly scheduled live music from local acts.

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Indianapolis, IN

Modeled after a classic European domed theatre, the Palladium is a spectacular                              setting for the best live entertainment.

Jazz Kitchen – Don’t miss this cozy music club that features live jazz seven nights a week, along with Cajun-Creole style fare.

HI-FI Indy - Located in the heart of Fountain Square, this 400-person live music venue offers a diverse mix of music. And their guiding principle is, music first.

The Palladium - This 1,600 seat, world-class concert hall has freakishly great acoustics and hosts legends from every musical genre.

The Slippery Noodle Inn – Indiana’s oldest bar features live blues, a huge American menu and loads of atmosphere.

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St. Louis, MO

Blues, R&B, Motown and classic rock music lovers can enjoy live bands seven nights                           a week at 1860's Saloon & Hardshell Café.

The Pageant – Enjoy perfect acoustics and the best local and national rock, roots, country and indie bands in the hip Delmar Loop neighborhood.

BB’s Jazz, Blues & Soups - Grab dinner and soak up jazz and blues with cabaret-style seating and Southern-inspired comfort food. Billed as music to soothe your soul!

1860's Saloon & Hardshell Café – Take in live music and Cajun cuisine in a saloon with a 100-year-old back bar. Located in Soulard, one of St. Louis’ oldest and most picturesque neighborhoods.

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New Orleans, LA

Live music lovers can easily walk from one venue to another in the iconic French Quarter.

Tipitina’s – Located near the Mississippi River, this bar is dedicated to the music style of piano wizard, Professor Longhair, one of the most renowned rhythm and blues musicians in New Orleans history.

The Spotted Cat Music Club – Experience this intimate jazz venue’s live acts. Located on Frenchman Street where there’s plenty of jazz to go around.

Café Negril – Don’t miss this funky hot spot with finger foods & cocktails, plus an eclectic variety of live music and a dance floor.

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