When it’s named after one of the genre’s greats, you know you’re in for a treat. The club, which is located on Beale Street, is one of the most iconic blues joints in the whole country. As a bonus, you can chow down on some delicious soul food while you enjoy the tunes. Don’t miss the southern fried platter, chicken fried chicken, or shrimp and grits.
An Irish pub might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of blues music, but trust us on this one. With the motto “Where every day is like St. Patrick’s Day,” Silky’s draws both locals and tourists to enjoy live bands, dueling pianos, and even a pet goat. The pub’s namesake is actually considered the “father of barbeque,” so you can get your fill of ribs, cajun chicken, and much more.
This self-proclaimed “juke joint,” formerly called Mr. Handy’s, is an intimate hole in the wall on Beale Street where people pack in to take in talented blues artists. Groove next door to the connected Rum Boogie Cafe for even more music and merriment. And admire the autographed guitars that adorn the walls.
Forget B.Y.O.B. at the Blues City Cafe, they encourage you to D.Y.M.O.—that stands for “dance your meal off!” Conveniently located right next to the eatery is their designated “band box” where you can shake your moneymaker all night long to talented local musicians.
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With live music seven nights a week, upscale eats like steak, salmon, and glazed lamb lollipops, and outdoor space, you’re guaranteed a good time at Lafayette’s. While blues and soul bands often take the stage, the venue also hosts everything from indie rock to folk acts, too.