Top Choice Live Music in Mid-City & the Tremé

Mid-City Rock & Bowl

A night at the Rock & Bowl is a quintessential New Orleans experience. The venue is a strange, wonderful combination of bowling alley, deli and huge live-music and dance venue, where patrons get down to New Orle…
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 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 …
Blues in Memphis

Wild Bill's

Don't even think of showing up at this gritty, hole-in-the-wall 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 and Saturda…
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.
Theater in Franklin

Franklin Theatre

In the heart of downtown, this restored 1937 theater juggles an impressive line up of music acts, classic movies and live performances. Recent shows include singer-songwriter Aimee Mann, the Coen brothers' movie O B…
Live Music in Midtown

The Country

The Country may be new – it opened in the fall of 2015 – but this songwriter-friendly venue is already pulling in some name acts. During Tin Pan South, Chip Esten of Nashville fame played here. Writers-in-the-Round …
Comedy in South Nashville

Zanie's Comedy Club

This 30-year-old veteran is still going strong, offering a diverse lineup of local, rising and big-name comedy acts.
Stadium in CBD & Warehouse District

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

The Superdome hovers like a giant bronze hubcap between the elevated I-10 freeway and downtown’s skyscrapers. The immense indoor stadium, which seats more than 73,200, has hosted NCAA Final Four basketball games, pr…
Jazz in French Quarter

Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall, housed in a former art gallery that dates back to 1803, is one of the most storied live-music venues in New Orleans. Barbara Reid and Grayson ‘Ken’ Mills formed the Society for the Preservation of…