Live Music NYC Tonight
Although New York City provides the greatest diversity of nightlife in the world, at times finding a live music venue that fits your mood can be difficult. However, there are a variety of bars/lounges which provide an intimate setting, great atmosphere and often surprising talent. Our list of recommended nightlife spots is below, many of which provide package offers to be reserved in advance on NiteTables thus removing the wait in line or risk of not securing a good seat:
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(Midtown West/Flatiron)-Live music every night of the week in the ground floor lounge featuring up-and-coming performers hand selected by the venue owner toshi. Although the schedule can rotate look for Soul Night on Monday, singer/songwriters during Happy Hour with pop and R&B acts during the evening session. Girls Night Out ($30/person) and Date Night ($50/person) packages available which assure good seating.
(Hell's Kitchen)-Live music every night of the week highlighted by the nationally renowned Dueling Pianos show on Friday nights starting at 9pm and Saturday nights at 8:30pm. Listen to all the Bill Joel, Elton John and Bon Jovi classics among others. Table reservations with first drink included at $10/person.
Atwood Kitchen and Bar (Midtown East)- Jam Sessions on Monday nights features a live jazz band for the bar and dinner crowd at this new Midtown hot spot.
(Greenwich Village)- Italian wine bar and gastropub features a variety of singer/songwriters and jazz musicians in an intimate setting. Free admission with Guest List sign-up in advance,
Hotel Chantelle (Lower East Side)-For Tuesday Night Social it's Dandy Wellington and his Jazz band performing on the rooftop during dinner and late into the evening.
(East Village)-Live music Thursday through Saturday night in this speakeasy hidden away on the second floor of the KGB Bar. This venue evokes a time long past and makes for a romantic date night experience. NiteTables special offer for couples at $30 on a Saturday night includes two drinks each. Thursday Night tends to feature Micheal Arrenela and his Dreamland Orchestra.
(Midtown West/Times Square)-Karaoke Mondays with an Arabic flavor, jazz during the week and frequent singer/songwriters provide a dinner performance feel to this Moroccan restaurant. Generally a free Guest list sign-up with a $15 required minimum spend at the venue.
The Wayfarer (Midtown West)-Live jazz performances every Monday night at this luxurious restaurant/lounge just off Central Park
(Midtown West/Brooklyn)- A unique live rock band experience where you get to play the role of lead singer. Get your Axl Rose on and grab the microphone. Consistently voted NYC's best live band performers. Saturday Nights at Bedford Falls (Upper East Side).
Other Live Music Lounges and Bars:
BB Kings Blues Club (Times Square)-The name says it all as this is NYC's premier venue for live blues and R&B performances. Expect well recognized established artists and advance ticket purchase is recommended.
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