Top Choice Live Music in Uptown & Riverbend


‘Tips,’ as locals call it, is one of New Orleans’ great musical meccas. The legendary Uptown nightclub, which takes its name from Professor Longhair’s 1953 hit single, is the site of some of the city’s most memorabl…
Top Choice Blues in Clarksdale


Clarksdale's best juke joint, with its neon-red mood lighting, plastic-bag ceiling and general soulful disintegration, is the place to see bluesmen howl. Red runs the bar, knows the acts and slings a cold beer whene…
Top Choice Live Music in Downtown

Station Inn

Sit at one of the small cocktail tables, squeezed together on the worn wood floor in this beer-only dive, illuminated with stage lights and neon signs, and behold the lightning fingers of bluegrass savants. We are t…
Top Choice Blues in Memphis

Wild Bill's

Don't even think of showing up at this gritty, hole-in-the-wall juke joint before midnight. Order a 40oz beer and a basket of wings then sit back to watch some of the greatest blues acts in Memphis from 11pm Friday …
Top Choice Live Music in Cajun Prairie

Savoy Music Center

The best time to visit Eunice is on a Saturday from 9am to noon when this accordion factory and shop hosts a Cajun-music jam ­session. Musician Marc Savoy and his guitarist wife, Ann, often join in.
Top Choice Live Music in Uptown & Riverbend

Maple Leaf Bar

The premier nighttime destination in the Riverbend area, the legendary Maple Leaf’s dimly lit, pressed-tin caverns are the kind of environs you’d expect from a New Orleans juke joint. Work up a sweat on the small da…
Top Choice Dance in Myrtle Beach

Fat Harold's Beach Club

Folks groove to doo-wop and old-time rock and roll at this North Myrtle institution, which calls itself 'Home of the Shag.' The dance, that is. Free shag lessons are offered at 7pm every Tuesday.
Stadium in Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Dean Smith Center

The Tar Heels play at the Smith Center, named for its legendary coach, Dean Smith, who retired with 879 career wins and two national titles, which at research time was exactly 186 victories and three titles less tha…
Dance in Atlanta

Clermont Lounge

How to explain the Clermont? First, it's a strip club, the oldest in Atlanta. But not just a strip club. It's a bedrock of the Atlanta scene that welcomes dancers of all ages, races and body types. In short, it's a …
Live Music in Lafayette

Blue Moon Saloon

This intimate venue on the back porch of the accompanying guesthouse is what Louisiana is all about: good music, good people and good beer. What's not to love? Music tends to goes off Wednesday to Saturday.