Live Music in Nashville

Bluebird Cafe

It's in a strip mall in suburban South Nashville, but don't let that fool you: some of the best original singer-songwriters in country music have graced this tiny stage. Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris and the Cowboy Ju…
Live Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Howlin’ Wolf

One of New Orleans’ best venues for live blues, alt-rock, jazz and roots music, the Howlin’ Wolf draws a lively crowd. It started out booking local progressive bands, but has become a stop for bigger-name touring ac…
Live Music in CBD & Warehouse District

Republic New Orleans

Republic showcases some pretty awesome live acts, including George Clinton and other good funk and blues talent, but it’s also a place where teenagers from the 'burbs come to behave very badly. There’s your conundru…
Hotel in New Orleans

Rivershack Tavern

In Jefferson, upstream from Riverbend beside the levee, is an advertisement-adorned roadhouse that probably hit its prime in the 1940s. It’s packed with students, older bikers and hospital staff (hopefully no…
Pub in Jackson

9:30 Blues Cafe

Run by a Delta born-and-raised man, this club carries on the Delta blues tradition in its juke-joint atmosphere replete with artifacts from the owner's family farm and local art. There's blues every night starting a…
Live Music in New Orleans

Mid-City Rock & Bowl

A night at the Rock & Bowl is a quintessential New Orleans experience, but as it was in the process of moving to 3000 S Carrollton at the time of writing, we were not able to check out its new gigs at its curren…
Play in Outer Banks

Lost Colony Outdoor Drama

Attractions at the site include the Lost Colony Outdoor Drama. This beloved long-running musical from Pulitzer Prize-winning North Carolina playwright Paul Green dramatizes the fate of the colonists. It plays at the…
Blues in Jackson

F Jones Corner

All shapes and sizes, colors and creeds descend on this down-home Farish St club when everywhere else closes. It hosts authentic Delta musicians who have been known to play until sunrise.
Blues in Jackson

119 Underground

A funky, supremely cool supper club serving up blues, jazz and bluegrass alongside excellent eats (the chef's Southern fusion comes from his extended travels and backyard urban garden).
in Knoxville

Blue Plate Special