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Ted's Montana Grill - Robust restaurant that bolsters musicians in locations across the country   

D.C.

9:30 Club - Iconic venue on 9th & V Street, one of U.S.' #1 nightclubs   

The Anthem - Wharf music stage also owned by I.M.P.   

Atlas Brew Works - Ivy City neighborhood brewery with live events   

Black Cat - Landmark space for art across decades and genres   

Capital One Arena   

Comet Ping Pong - Upper Northwest pizza parlor for your sensory needs   

Constitution Hall - Daughters of the American Revolution's large concert hall space 

DC9 Nightclub - "Music for the 21st Century"   

The Hamilton - New Penn Quarter destination for quality food and entertainment   

Hill Center- Community arts building with a variety of performances 

The Howard Theatre - Legendary Shaw/Le Droit Park theater since 1910   

The Kennedy Center Concert Hall - The best, current art worldwide   

The Lincoln Theatre - Historic, cultural hub on U Street   

Madam's Organ Blues Bar - Adams Morgan place to be 

O Street Museum 

Pearl Street Warehouse - Awesome Wharf/Southwest Waterfront music venue   


Pie Shop D.C.
- Northeast pizza maestros/entertainment   

The Pocket - 7DrumCity beer/wine bar plus performance venue   

Public Bar Live - Dupont Circle sports bar and music lounge   

Simple Bar & Grill (Brightwood)


Slash Run
- "Beer. Burgers. Rock 'n roll" Petworth dive bar! 

Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe - Well-known spot to appreciate music and great cuisine  

sPACYcLOUd Lounge - 18th Street NW "taste, touch and feel the spirit of D.C.'s green culture" 

Thrōw Social (Ivy City)

Union Stage - All-ages concert venue at The Wharf 

DELAWARE

Abbott's On Broad Creek (Laurel) 

Bar XIII - Wilmington metal and rock haven 

Bellefonte Brewing Company (Wilmington)

Bethany Blues (Bethany Beach and Lewes)


Big Chill Surf Cantina
- Rehoboth surf-inspired shack (and where it's at) 

Big Oyster Brewery - Best-kept secret in Lewes 

Blue Water Grill (Millsboro) 

Bottle & Cork - Dewey Beach, DE place to be 

Brimming Horn Meadery - "Old-World tradition with a modern twist" in Lewes 

Bushels Crab House and Seafood (Lewes)

Catherine Rooney's (Wilmington) 

The Celtic Pub - "Not your ordinary Irish pub in Smyrna"   

Coastal Taproom - Rehoboth Beach jam-spot 

Conch Island Key West Bar and Grill (Rehoboth Beach) 

Dew Point Brewing Company - Yorklyn brewery with great sound 

Docklands Riverfront - Charming Wilmington restaurant on the Christina

Dogfish Head - Delaware (Florida and Virginia)

Fork & Flask (Rehoboth Beach) 

Fraizer's Restaurant & Bar - Dover dining spot 

Freddy's Wings, Wraps & More (Wilmington)

Freeman Arts Pavilion - "Diverse arts performance" in Selbyville 

Grain Craft Bar & Kitchen - Bear, Lewes and Newark gastropub

The Greene Turtle (Middletown)

Gus' Crab Shack - Port Penn crab den 

Halftime Sports Bar & Music Venue - Newark destination of local rockers 

Hangman Brewing Company (Claymont) 

Harpoon Hanna's - Fresh fish and tunes in Fenwick Island 

Harvest Ridge Winery - Marydel vineyard, tasting room and all-around event space

High Stakes Bar & Grill - Fenwick Island entertainment haven 

Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant (Lewes and Milton)

The Jackson Inn - Wilmington bar since 1929

JAKL Beer Works - Middletown brewery and live music venue 

Kelly's Logan House (Wilmington)   

Limestone BBQ and Bourbon - Nice Wilmington barbecue and rock spot 

Milton Theatre 

Mulligan's - Vandegrift Golf Course's associated bar and restaurant in Middletown

Mulligan's Pointe - "Live local music and good times" (Georgetown) 

Nalu Surf Bar & Grill - Cozy, family-friendly restaurant in Dewey and Rehoboth Beaches 

northbeach (Dewey Beach)

Oddity Bar - Charming Wilmington bar with uniquely gothic/rock decor 

Paradise Grill - Long Neck entertainment venue 

Paradise Pub (Millsboro) 

The Pond Bar & Grill - Rehoboth Beach "food, sports & music"

Port 251 - Rehoboth gay bar

Purple Parrot Grill, Restaurant & Bar (Rehoboth Beach) 

The Queen - "The heart of Wilmington's music scene" 

Rehoboth Ale House - Downtown Rehoboth delight

Rehoboth Ale House on the Mile

The Reef Seafood & Steak (Wilmington) 

Rigby's Bar & Grill - Rehoboth Beach-side grill 

Rockford Tavern (Wilmington)

RNR Grill N Bar (Laurel)   

Rusty Rudder - Prime entertainment in Dewey Beach 

Saint George's Country Store - Cajun food, general goods and rockin' music

Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery (Frankford) 

Scotty's Bayside Tavern (Selbyville)

Shrimpy's Bar and Grill - Coastal Rehoboth seafood and sensory deliciousness 

Stone's Bar & Grill (Harrington)

Summer House Restaurant - Rehoboth Beach saloon

Sydney's Restaurant & Lounge - Milton fine dining  

The Whiskey Throttle Bar & Grill (Wilmington)

Zogg's Raw Bar & Grill (Rehoboth Beach)  

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MARYLAND

510 Johnny's (Bel Air) 

The Admiral's Cup - Fells Point, Baltimore bar with nightly live music 

An Poitin Stil (Timonium) 

Apehangers Bar & Grill - A laid-back Bel Alton establishment with two full in/outdoor bars and live music weekends 

Baltimore Soundstage 

Bare Bones Grill & Bar (Ellicott City) 

Beach Barrels - Ocean City "rock and roll music bar" 

Blackwall Barn & Lodge - Gambrills elegance and great music

Blue Sky Bar & Grill - "The town's favorite pub" (New Market) 

Brian Boru Irish Pub & Restaurant - Severna Park portal to Irish America 

Bourbon Street on the Beach (Ocean City) 

Bowleys on the Bay (Bowleys Quarters) 

Brews & Cues On The Boulevard (Glen Burnie) 

Burn Wood Fired Pizza - Berlin pizzeria 

Cafe 611 - Family-owned Frederick cafe and nightclub

Cancun Cantina - Hanover haven for Mexican cuisine and rock 

Carson's Creekside Restaurant & Lounge (Middle River) 

Cat's Eye Pub - Well-known and beloved Baltimore bar in Fell's Point 

Chapala Tex-Mex Restaurant - Tejano-American cuisine in Burtonsville

Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena (Baltimore) 

City Park Gaming & Brew Room (Westminster) 

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center - Arts space dedicated to Clarice Smith, University of Maryland (College Park) 

The Comus Inn - Dickerson mainstay 

Conrad's Seafood Restaurant - Abingdon seafood market and restaurant

Corner Grill (Shady Side) 

The Crazy Tuna Bar & Grill (Essex) 

The Depot - Baltimore bar featuring a great audial range 

Dockside Restaurant and Sports Bar - Tracy's Landing marina entertainment 

Dominic's Bar & Grille - Monrovia mainstay to eat and experience good tunes 

Fager's Island - Ocean City seafood restaurant on 60th Street 

Fallston Barrel House - Est. 2016 

The Fillmore Silver Spring - Sleek downtown entertainment theater 

Firehouse Tavern (Parkville) 

The Fish Whistle at the Granary - Georgetown seafood restaurant and music space 

Flood Zone Marketplace and Brewery (Union Bridge) 

Frankie's Bar & Grill - New Windsor bar

Full Tilt Brewing (Baltimore) 

Gentleman Jim's Restaurant (Gaithersburg) 

Gilligan's Pier - Appealing Potomac River-side crabhouse (Newburg) 

Happy Harbor Waterfront Restaurant and Bar - Great seaside grub and tunes since 1933 

Harbor East Marina - Baltimore waterfront area

Hard Yacht Cafe (Dundalk) 

Henny Macks Inn - Glen Burnie dive bar and great place for live music

Heroes Pub (Annapolis) 

Hershey's Restaurant and Bar - Gaithersburg grub 

Hightopps Backstage Grille (Timonium) 

Inverness Brewing - Monktown brewery to visit at least once 

Island Green Family Fun Center (Westminster)

J'Ville Grille - Jarrettsville bar and grille 

JD's Smokehouse - Bel Air barbecue joint

The Jetty Restaurant and Dock Bar - Grasonville eatery for good nightlife

Jimmy's Famous Seafood (Baltimore) 

Joe Squared - Baltimore venue with rock Downsquares  

Johnny's Tavern (New Market) 

Lahinch Tavern & Grill - "Favorite local spot in Potomac" 

Lashbaugh's Bar & Grill (Cresaptown)

Lee's Landing Dock Bar - Chesapeake Bay (Port Deposit) spot for frequent music and good times 

Lib's Grill (Fulton)

The Lodge Restaurant & Bar (Bel Air) 

Looney's Pub Perry Hall - Nottingham location 

The Lyric at Modell Performing Arts Center - Baltimore arts in every variety 

Main Stage Grille - Woodstock music venue, fairly new 

The Mainstay (Rock Hall) 

The Manor at Silo Falls - Brookeville getaway 

Maryland Mallet Restaurant and Smokehouse Pub - Westminster crabhouse

McAvoy's Bar & Grill (Parkville) 

The Manor Tavern (Monkton) 

Merriweather Post Pavilion - Well-known Columbia concert auditorium 

Metro (Baltimore) 

Molloy's Irish Pub - Gambrills pub for all rockers 

Monocacy Brewing Company (Frederick) 

The New Deal Cafe - Choice Old Greenbelt venue gone virtual (live shows six nights a week)

The Office Bar & Grill - Fun Pasadena place to pass the time 

Oliver Brewing Company (Baltimore) 

Ottobar - Beloved Baltimore venue 

Perry's Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge - "Odenton's favorite local spot"

Pickles Pub (Ocean City) 

Pirate's Cove Restaurant & Dock Bar - Galesville gallivanting 

The Point Crab House & Grill (Arnold) 

Poplar Sports Bar & Grille - Big Baltimore vibe 

Public Square Cafe (Hagerstown)

The Purple Moose Saloon - Ocean City rock bar

Rams Head Dockside - Glen Burnie bar of the Rams Head group 

Rams Head Live (Baltimore) 

Rams Head Roadhouse - Annapolis pub in Rolling Hills 

Rams Head Tavern - Annapolis alehouse 

The Recher - Rock nightlife in Baltimore/Towson 

Red Eye's Dock Bar - Grasonville gastropub with weekly live music

River Watch Restaurant & Marina - Great Essex experience all-around, year-long 

Romilo's Restaurant (Severna Park) 

Royal Farms Arena - Famous Baltimore stadium/venue space 

Running Hare Vineyard (Prince Frederick) 

Ryleigh's Oyster (Cockeysville) 

Seacrets - Jamaica, USA in Ocean City 

The Stables Restaurant - Carroll County's #1 entertainment destination in Westminster 

The Shanty Bar at Tolchester Marina - "Experience like no other from casual Friday nights to full concert series" 

Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill (Glen Burnie)

The Skye Bar & Grille - OC rooftop bar and restaurant 

Sonoma's (Columbia) 

State Fare - Catonsville "New American Gastropub" 

State Theater of Havre de Grace 

Steinhardt Brewing Company - Frederick family-owned brewery 


Strathmore
- A definite launching pad for local and world-travelling artists (Bethesda)

Sue Island Grill & Crabhouse (Essex) 

Sunset Grille - OCMD performance venue and dockside restaurant 

The Tavern (Saint Leonard) 

Tiki Bar Solomons - Pretty, seasonal open-air space for food and music 

Toots (Hollywood)

Twain's Tavern - Pasadena tavern with the same owners as Cancun Cantina

Union Jack's Columbia 

The Valley Inn (Timonium) 

Waterfront Hotel Bar - Fells Point, Baltimore bar to rave about 

The White Oak Tavern (Ellicott City) 

The Woodstock Inn - Woodstock entertainment and delicious dining 

Zach Greenlee's Trackside Steak & Seafood (Hagerstown)

Zen West - "The glory days of Route 66" in Towson 

NEW JERSEY

9th Ave Pier (Belmar) 

22 West Tap and Grill (Bridgewater) 

The Alibi Beach Bar and Grill - "One of the top restaurants in NJ", 2020 (Stanhope) 

Anchor Rock Club (Atlantic City) 

Artie's Bar and Grill - Fun times in Frenchtown

Atlantic Shore Pines Campground - Tuckertown, NJ getaway 

Bar Anticipation (Lake Como) 

Beach Haus Brewery (Belmar) 

Bergen Performing Arts Center 

Bird & Betty's - New Beach Haven live music space to rock

Boulevard Bar & Grill (Elmwood Park) 

Bourre - Atlantic City Cajun barbecue 

Brass Rail Bar & Grill (Matawan)


Breeze's Dock Bar & Grill
- New Gretna marina bar in the Viking Yacht Center 

The Broadway Bar & Grill (Point Pleasant Beach)  

Bull on the 19th Bar at Creekside Inn - Social club, upbeat bar in Woodstown 

The Cabin Restaurant (Freehold) 

Captain's Inn - Forked River fine dining and a tiki bar 

Cedar Bean's Coffee Joint - Cedar Grove cafe 

Championship Bar & Music Club (Trenton) 

Cooper's Riverview - Delaware River dining and entertainment in Trenton 

Count Basie Center for the Arts - "Intimate setting for a range of live performance events" 

Debonair Music Hall (Teaneck) 

Delvetto's Pizzeria & Pub (Neptune) 

Desiderio's Stone Tavern - Warren County "wood-grilled comfort food" plus varied rock music 


Di Paolo's Restaurant & Bar
- Penns Grove place to be

Dingbatz - "All about live music" and surreal sound in Clifton

Draught House Bar - Washington grill, classic drafts and rock 

EJ's Tap House  (Seaside Heights) 

Flip Flopz Beach Bar & Grill (North Wildwood) 

Garden State Distillery - Toms River distillery with frequent rock tunes

Golden Nugget Casino (Atlantic City)

Hailey's Harp and Pub - Affordable Irish pub with great sounds 

Harper's Table - Annandale alehouse and restaurant 

Hooks Bar & Grill - Seaside Heights seafood spot 

House of Independents - "Asbury Park's premier venue" 

The Inlet (Wildwood) 

JR's Pizza and Beer (Fords) 

J&S Roadhouse - Milford roadhouse bar and awesome rock joint 

Jenk's Inlet Bar - Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk's northern side 

Jersey Girl Brewing Company - Mount Olive brewery for camaderie and lively bands   

Laguna Rum Bar (Brigantine) 

The Landis Theater - Renowned Vineland venue on Landis Avenue 

The Laughing Fox Tavern - "Live bands, DJ's and comedians" in Magnolia

The Lizzie Rose Music Room - Atlantic Shores live music in a Victorian-era house 

Main Street Bar & Grill (Ocean Township)

Martell's Tiki Bar (Point Pleasant Beach) 

McCann's - Wall pub and music spot 

Mickey's Port of Call Pub (Tuckerton) 

MJ's Restaurant - Awesome food across New Jersey (Bayville, Long Branch, Monmouth, Spotswood)

Moby Dick's Bar (Woodbridge) 

Moore's Tavern & Sports Bar - Freehold fun 


New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Artistic anchor for Newark and entire state 

The Newton Theatre (Newton) 

Northside Bar & Grille - "Eat, drink and relax" in the North Beach area (Surf City)

Oar House Pub (Sea Isle City)

The Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House (Manahawkin) 

Outpost in the Burbs - Montclair music venue in First Congregational Church 

Patrick's Pub - Hopatcong Irish tavern on the lake 

Peak Performances (Alexander Kasser Theater) - Elegant Montclair State University   

Pig Whistle Inn (Newton) 

PJ Sweeney's Restaurant & Irish Pub (Brick) 


PNC Bank Arts Center - One of America's top theaters, located in Holmdel 

The Princeton - Avalon nightlife hotspot 

Prohibition's Pub and Restaurant (Hammonton)

Prudential Center (Newark) 

The River Grille - Charming Chatham char-grill

River Rock Restaurant & Marina (Brick) 

Rock Bottom Beer Garden & Grill - Morristown patio and outdoor biergarten 

Ryan's Pub & Sports Bar - Monroe Township local hang-out

The Saint (Asbury Park) 

Sidelines Bar & Grill (Fairfield) 

South Orange Performing Arts Center 

The Stanhope House - "The last great American roadhouse" 

Starland Ballroom - Sayreville soundscape 

The State Theatre (New Brunswick) 

The Stone Pony - Asbury Park stage that's seen it all   

The Strand Center for the Arts - Lakewood venue for all your theater desires 

Sun Harbor Seafood & Grill - Awesome Barnegat spot

Sussex County Fairgrounds (Augusta) 

Thomas Murphy's Pub - Big Gloucester City Irish pub with constant rock 

Tierney's Tavern (Montclair) 

Tommy Fox's Public House - Bergenfield beer hall 

Untied Brewing Company - Top-notch, unique taprooms and rock 'n roll in New Providence 

Village Brewing Company (Somerville) 

The Village Pub - Two cool pubs in Sewell and Swedesboro for bands   

The Water Dog - Bally's Atlantic City bar and rock haven

The Waterfront - Forked River "new wave of entertainment" 

Waterfront Music Pavilion - Waterfront complex, "Philly/South Jersey's ultimate entertainment venue" 

Water Street Bar & Grille (Toms River) 

The Wellmont Theater - Montclair music in a pretty, unpretentious theater 

White Eagle Hall - Jersey City hallmark (no pun intended) of amazing art

Wonder Bar - Asbury Park classic that's known for enjoyable tunes and Yappy Hour 

NEW YORK

89 North (Patchogue) 

Amityville Music Hall (Amityville, Long Island)   

Bar Freda (Ridgewood, New York City)


The Bitter End
- "New York City's Oldest Rock Club" in Greenwich   

The Bowery Presents

The Bowery Ballroom - Chic Bowery, Manhattan space for performance art 

The Broadway (Williamsburg, Brooklyn) 

Brooklyn Music Kitchen

Brooklyn Steel - East Williamsburg venue with eclectic music 

Center for the Arts of Homer (Homer) 

The Chance Theater - "Legendary Live Music Venue" in Poughkeepsie 

The Delancey (Lower East Side, NYC)

Forest Hill Stadium - Gorgeous Queens open-air space 

Gold Sounds - "Live music, tasty snacks, best drinks", Bushwick 

The Gramercy Theatre - Gramercy Park/Union Square concert hall 

Halsey's (Astoria, New York City)

Hart Bar (Bushwick) 

The Heron Farm and Event Center - "Farming, art, education & events" in Sherman 

The Hollow Bar & Kitchen (Albany)   

Irving Plaza - Famous Union Square (NYC) venue 


Knitting Factory
(Williamsburg, Brooklyn) 

Levon Helm Studios - "Home of the Midnight Rambles" and irreplaceable rock-story 

The Linda - Albany performance arts studio 

The Lost Horizon (Syracuse) 

Mad Donkey Beer Bar & Grill (Astoria, NYC) 

Market Hotel - Bushwick, Brooklyn badasses 

Mercury Lounge - New York City (Bowery) concert venue 

Mr. Beery's - Bethpage pub and nightclub

Moe-Town Concert Venue - Addison's best 

Monopole Bar - Downtown Plattsburgh bar/music hub 

The Montage Music Hall (Rochester) 

Mulcahy's Pub & Concert Hall - One of Long Island's original live music venues in Wantagh   

Music Hall of Williamsburg (Brooklyn)

The Nest - Beautiful Brooklyn dive bar in Prospect Park 

Niagara - Formerly A7 in the East Village, New York City 

Northwell Jones Beach Theater - Wantagh mainstay

Parish Public House (Albany) 

Our Wicked Lady - Williamsburg (Brooklyn) bar and music space   

 Pauly's Hotel - Albany's oldest tavern and a good spot to hear tunes

Putnam Place - Saratoga Springs live performance and private event venue 

Ralph's Sports Bar - Staten Island comfort food from an Italian kitchen (New York City) 

RamsPub (Holbrook, Long Island)   

The Rec Room (Buffalo) 

Rhodes North Tavern - Sloatsburg sandwich stop, pub and live music hub

Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Centeer (Tonawanda) 

Rockwood Music Hall - NoHo, NYC live music on Allen Street 

Rubulad - Tight-knit Bushwick community of artists at a great venue 

St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview - Central New York epicenter of local to international music 

Salt Shack Seaside Grill - Cedar Beach happy hour by the sea 

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Saratoga Winery - Wine and fine music in a rustic Saratoga Springs setting 

Schooner's Riverside Pub - Genesee River-side pub in Shumway's Marina (Rochester)

Seven Story Brewing (Pittsford)

The Slipper Room (Nolita)

Arrogant Swine - Awesome BBQ venue between Ridgewood and Williamsburg, Brooklyn   

The Shillelagh Tavern - Astoria, New York City's best live music venue 

Sony Hall - Large Times Square concert hall, owned by Blue Note   

Stamps - Tonawanda staple of live music, "genres ranging from classic rock, punk rock and ska" 

Tarrytown Music Hall (Tarrytown)

Terminal 5 - Hell's Kitchen multi-level venue 

Trans-Pecos (Ridgewood, Queens [NYC]) 

Towne Crier Cafe - Hudson Valley fine dining and entertainment since 1972 

The Tudor Lounge - Buffalo "blues, rock, metal and punk" lounge

Upstate Concert Hall (Albany)   

The Warehouse - Amityville, Long Island rock-spot 

Webster Hall - East Village (NYC) venue for all your musical needs 

Woody's Village Saloon (Massapequa Park)

NORTH CAROLINA

27 Club - Asheville rock and roll dive bar 

185 King Street (Brevard) 

Abbey Road Tavern and Grill - Awesome Cary eatery

Amici's Pizza Sports Bar and Grill (Concord)

Apps & Taps - Cool cuisine and music in Lake Norman 

Arcana - "Durham's underground bar and lounge"   

The ArtsCenter (Carrboro) 

Avenue Waterfront Grille (Manteo) 

Barzarre - An awesome Wilmington hookah bar to find tasty food, rock and shisha   

Baxter's Tavern - Greensboro chill spot 

Beachcombers Grille & Tiki Hut (Kill Devil Hills) 

The Blind Tiger - "Greensboro's favorite live music venue" since 1988 

Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar (Mimi's Tiki Hut) - Manteo marina bar with an outdoor tiki stage

BoatYard Eats - Elkin music joint in Lake Norman 

Boxcar Bar & Arcade (Durham/Greensboro/Raleigh) 

Bralie's Sports Bar and Grill - Durham den for drinks and entertainment

Bynum Front Porch 

Carolina Theatre (Greensboro) 

The Cave Tavern - Chapel Hill's oldest bar 

Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre   

Cheers Lakeside Bar & Grill (New London)


Citizen Vinyl
- Asheville quality record pressing and session cafe 

The City Tap Bar (Pittsboro) 

City Tavern - Great Salisbury bar 

Club Orion - A classic Greensboro nightclub for decades

Copper Still Taproom (Thomasville)

The Corner Tavern and Grill - Nicest bar in Cary with a pet-friendly patio 

The Deck (Jamestown) 

The DFR Room - Underground Brevard taproom to rock the night away

DJ's Restaurant - "Best nightlife entertainment in Rowan County" (Salisbury) 

The Evening Muse (Charlotte)

The Fillmore - Charlotte theatre in North Carolina's Music Factory, an old mill-turned-rock venue 

The Fish Bowl - "Features live music, karaoke, cocktails" and guaranteed good times 

Fish Heads Bar & Grill - Nags Head oceanfront venue

The Greenhouse Moto Cafe - Eclectic biker bar with vintage memorabilia (Mills River)

Greensboro Coliseum Complex 

The Grey Eagle Music Hall (Asheville) 

Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre (Asheville) 

Haw River Ballroom -  Burlington riverside bluegrass and rock vibes

The Hickory Tavern - Successful tavern across Alabama, the Carolinas and Tennessee 

Hilton Vineyard (Monroe) 

The Historic Salisbury Station  

Hurricane Mo's - Kitty Hawk beach bar and local favorite

Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier - Wrightsville Beach fishing spot

Kings - North Carolina lists are incomplete without the Raleigh bar   

Koka Booth Amphitheatre - Southern Cary venue for Summerfest, bluegrass concert series+ 

Lincoln Theatre (Raleigh) 

Live at Ted's - Wilmington listening room   

The Local Bar - Apex landmark since the 1930's where everyone's a local 

Locked & Loaded Bar and Grill (Garner) 

Mac's Tavern - Cary hangout den for great deals on food 

Maple Street Tavern - Graham neighborhood bar

Market Square Downtown Reidsville - Downtown park and amphitheater to rock out loud 

McCoy's - "Wake Forest's hometown place to hang out" with live music every weekend 

Miciah's Happenings (Mooresville)

The Milestone Club (Charlotte) 

Molly's Community Cafe - American bar and rock restaurant (Greenville) 

Motorco Music Hall - Gorgeous Durham music venue to find music across the spectrum 

Muddy Creek Cafe & Music Hall - Lovely, rustic cafe and weekly music

The Music Yard at SouthBound - Boutique outdoor patio/event space 

MVP (Hickory) 

Novel Taproom (Newton)

Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar - Pretty Kitty Hawk beach bistro 

The Odditorium - Asheville sanctuary for the peculiar and rock-oriented 

Old Town Public House (Cornelius) 

The One Stop at Asheville Music Hall - Gorgeous venue that books a great range of acts

The Orange Peel - Dynamic Asheville place with "love for locals

Outer Banks Brewing Station - Live entertainment in the States' first wind-powered brewpub and restaurant 

The Palm Room - Historic Wrightsville Beach bar since 1955

The Parkway Tavern - Delicious food and a full bar in Cary's center 

Paul's Place (Fayetteville)

The Pinhook - "Party and amplify marginalized voices in our Durham community"   

PNC Music Pavilion - Enormous, favorite Charlotte amphitheater 

The Pour House Music Hall & Record Shop - "Raleigh's home for live music since 1997" 

Rabbit Rabbit - "Asheville's newest outdoor gathering space" 

Rack & Rolls - Burlington billiards hall

RallyPoint Sport Grill - Cary entertainment bar 

The Ramkat - Winston-Salem venue 

Red Hat Amphitheater - Raleigh open-air theater for rock of all kinds 

Reel Cafe - Wilmington cafe and sports bar with rooftop shows 

The Reeves Theater & Cafe (Elkin)   

Saints & Scholars Pub - "Live music and good people...in the heart of North Raleigh"   

Salvage Station - "Asheville's best place to catch local music"   

SeaWitch Cafe & Tiki Bar - Carolina Beach bistro for rockers, music enthusiasts of all kinds 

Second and Green Tavern - Winston-Salem sports bar   

Shoals Grill (Mooresville) 

Silverado's - "Asheville area's premier outdoor concert venue"   

Skylark Social Club - Charlotte punk rock paradise

Snug Harbor (Charlotte) 

Sophie's Grill and Bar - "Bringing Old World (Eastern European) favorites to the heart of Carolina" (Cary) 

The State Theatre - Greenville performance arts space 

The Station (Carrboro) 

Sunset Theatre - historic Asheboro theater for a variety of artistic acts 

Tap That Craft Beer and Wine Bar (New Bern) 

Tiki Bar at Outer Banks Marina (Site) - Awesome port bar

Tony's Taps & Oysters Co. (Cary) 

The Trail House - Indian Head eatery

Ultimate Bar & Grill - Mooresville neighborhood bar and live music hub

Valley Tavern - Maggie Valley chill spot

Vecino Brewing Company (Carrboro)

Vibes - "Collaborative opportunities for artists of all mediums", Salisbury 

The Village Table and Tavern - "Duck's casual waterfront dining destination" 

Visulite Theatre - "Charlotte's premier live music club" 

Wakefield Tavern - Raleigh roadhouse 

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (Coastal Credit Union at Walnut Creek) - One of the best, biggest concert venues in North Carolina 

Wayneo's Silver Bullet (Hickory) 

Wendell's Meet on Main - Wendell performance venue on Main Street

The Wicked Witch (Raleigh) 

Winston-Salem Fairgrounds - "Your one-stop source for entertainment in Winston-Salem" 

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PENNSYLVANIA

11th Frame Bar & Grille - Located in Butler's Family Bowlaway Fun Center 

118 North - Wayne bar, live music club and restaurant du jour 

1700 Ave - Pennsylvania Libations taproom and event space in Pittsburgh's Strip District 

Altered State Distillery - Hip brewery that features live music regularly 


American Music Theatre
(Lancaster) 

 Ardmore Music Hall - Philadelphia-area venue for the best acts in the world 

Ashley's Restaurant and Bar (Glen Mills) 

August Wilson African American Cultural Center (Pittsburgh) 

BarBQ Tavern - Carlisle bar and grill for rockers

The Black Cat Tavern (Philadelphia) 

Black Forge Coffee House II (McKees Rock) 

Brothers Kershner Brewing Company - Skippack spirits and great music

Boyer's Tavern - Lebanon rockin' restaurant 

Brandy's Basement on Main - "Irwin's best-kept secret" 

Buddy Boy Winery & Vineyard (Duncannon) 

Bum Rush's Restaurant & Pub (Orwigsburg)

Burning Bridge Tavern (Wrightsville) 

Casey's Bar - Pittsburgh's metal watering hole

Cassel Vineyards - Hershey area cider and wine while you rock 

Castlerigg Wine Shop (Carlisle)

Club Cafe - "Iconic staple of Pittsburgh's South Side District" 

Club Twenty3  (Lancaster)

Crafthouse Stage & Grill - Iconic Pittsburgh craft beer bar and music hall 

Crostwater Distillery - Lewisberry distillery and venue 

The Downtown Lounge (Lebanon)

Edgewood Winery & Event Center (Spring Church) 

Fat Bat Brewing (Hanover) 

The Fillmore Philadelphia - Fishtown/former Ajax Metal Factory given a musical renovation 

The Fire (Philadelphia) 

Forty Bar & Grille - Washington biker bar and rustic restaurant

Franklin Music Hall - "One of Philadelphia's most celebrated locations for live music" 

Funck's Restaurant & Bar (Palmyra) 

The Garryowen Irish Pub - Gettysburg tavern

The Gettysburg Burger (Gettysburg) 

Giant Center - Literally giant, 10,500-seat Hersehy theater

The Government Center (Pittsburgh) 

Grandpa's Love Shack (Shermans Dale)

Hersheypark Stadium - Hershey stadium with 30,000-person capacity! 

Hershey Theatre - "The theatre that has seen it all" 

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course (Grantville)

Howl at the Moon - Pittsburgh bar and venue

Jabber Jaws Bar and Grille (Allentown)

Jergel's Rhythm Grille - Warrendale venue, "#1 event center in the north hills of Pittsburgh" 

Johnny Brenda's (Philadelphia) 

The Junction Center - "Lancaster's favorite event space" 

Liquid Noise Brewing Company (Marysville) 

The Little Brown Barrel (Minersville)

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts - Philadelphia creative den   

McCleary's Public House - Marietta mainstay

McGarvey's Bar - Altoona premier entertainment location

MilkBoy (Philadelphia) 

Moss Mill Brewing Company - Huntingdon Valley nanobrewery with outdoor music/market

Mount Gretna Craft Brewery (Mount Gretna) 

Mount Gretna Hideaway (Mount Gretna) 

The Mr. Roboto Project - "Cooperatively-run show space/art gallery" in Pittsburgh 

Mr. Smalls Theatre (Millvale) 

Music at Snipes Farm - Morrisville grassroots venue on gorgeous farmland 

Music on Main - Yardley "free musical entertainment to the mix"   

New Hope Winery (New Hope) 

Pappy's Pub - Waynesboro live entertainment venue

Paradise Park Amphitheater - Covered Cowansville outdoor pavilion that can seat 2,500 people

Pat Garrett Amphitheater - Strausstown open-air theater in Berks County 

The Pavilion at Montage Mountain - Scranton amphitheater 

Penn's Peak - Huge mountaintop venue in Jim Thorpe near Hazleton, Scranton 

Petersen Events Center (Pittsburgh)   

Original Pocono Pub & Grill - Bartonsville establishment all about delicious food and music every other day 

Portagallo Peppers N'at - Braddock (Pittsburgh) area pizzeria and place for rock 

Preserving (New Kensington) 

Racehouse Tavern (Thomasville) 

Red Rose Restaurant & Lounge - York sports bar and laidback lounge

Reid's Winery and Cider House - Gettysburg-grown orchard, music center and winery for your entertainment 

RC's Bar & Grill - Benton place for ambience and delicious cuisine 

Revel and Roost - Market Square event center with touring acts often 

Rotunda Restaurant & Brewery (Annville) 

Roxian Theatre (Pittsburgh) 

SchoolHouse Tavern - Award-winning food and tunes in Claridge 

Seve-N-Dots Publik Pizza Place - Carlisle punk, rock and roll

Sherman's Creek Inn (Shermans Dale) 

Sherman Theater - "Leading arts organization...in northeast Pennsylvania" 

Sign of the Horse Brewery (Hanover)   

Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge (Philadelphia) 

Snitz Creek Brewery (Lebanon) 

The Soundbank Music Room & Taphouse - Phoenixville music of the local, national and worldwide variety 

Spirit - Pittsburgh (Lawrenceville) bar, event space, restaurant 

Stage AE - North Shore, Pittsburgh venue with ample indoor and outdoor room to rock 

Stephen's on State (Media)   

Sweeney's Station Saloon - "Original taste since 1977"   

Theatre of the Living Arts (TLA) - Philadelphia arts center and mainstay performance hall 

Thunderbird Café & Music Hall (Pittsburgh)   

Tourist Inn - Hallam hallmark of rock music and entertainment

Union Transfer (Philadelphia) 

Vinoski Winery - Great Rostraver bistro, spa and music venue, not far from Pittsburgh 

The Wake Zone - Hawley indoor golf and taproom

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts (Harrisburg)   

Willow Creek Brewing (Reading) 

Wind Creek Event Center - Bethlehem 14,000-square-foot arena to comfortably house concert lovers 

XL Live - Harrisburg mainstay 

VIRGINIA

6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Company - Fredericksburg brew house and restaurant for great times 

7th Street Stage/Gazebo (Virginia Beach)

1781 Brewing Company (Spotsylvania) 

34th Street Stage/Gazebo - Petite Virginia Beach performance venue

After Life 360 - "Your local corner bar just as you remembered it"

Apocalypse Ale Works & Beer Garden (Forest) 

Aslin Beer - Alexandria beer garden and taproom 

Atlas 42 (Richmond) 

Audacious Aleworks & Taproom - Small Falls Church craft brewery   

Backseat Bar and Grill - Winchester wing/burger establishment that cranks up the rock   

Backyard Grill (Chantilly) 

Barns of Rose Hill - Historic Berryville district arts/community center 

Baron's Pub - Hampton Roads burgers (best in town) 

Battle Street Live Concert Series - Manassas concert and dining run from May to October, each Friday and Saturday

The Beacon Theatre - Hopewell entertaiment venue ever since 1928 

Bear Chase Brewing Company (Bluemont) 

Berret's Seafood Restaurant and Taphouse Grill - Whimsical Williamsburg seafood

Big Woody's Bar & Grill - Virginia Beach area restaurant with three locations

Billiken's Smokehouse at The Chimneys - Fredericksburg fun   

The Birchmere - Versatile Alexandria music hall with local, regional and international acts 

Blue Fox Billiards, Bar & Grill - "Hotspot for live music in Winchester" 

Breaux Vineyards - Second-generation Purcellville vineyard, established in 1997

Bright Box Theater (Winchester) 

Bryan Park Bar and Grill (RVA)  

Bubba's Bar & Grill - Richmond restaurant you have to visit

The Bungalow Alehouse - Ashburn locale to enjoy New American cuisine and audial art 

Cactus Jack's Southwest Grill - Wonderful Mexican-American cuisine in Virginia Beach 


The Camel
- Richmond must for any music enthusiast and visitor 

The Cameo Theater (Bristol)  

Canal Club - Cary Street, Richmond concert venue with legendary rock roster 

Cape Charles Brewing Company - Cape Charles, seashore brewery that's family-owned (Marshall brothers) 

Cape Charles/Chesapeake Bay KOA Resort 

Cave Hill Farms Brewery (McGaheysville) 

Chicho's Pizza - 757 pizzerias across Chesapeake, Norfolk and VA Beach

Chick's Oyster Bar (Virginia Beach) 

The Clubhouse Sports Bar & Grill - Lynchburg "live music, billiards, darts, cornhole and much more"

Club Midway Lounge - Mechanicsville good vibes and music

Colonial Tavern - Fredericksburg Irish tavern for all 

Cooling Pond Brewery (Mineral) 

The Cove at Lake Anna 

Daddio's Grille (Henrico) 

Daniel O'Connell's Irish Restaurant and Bar - "One of a kind Irish dining experience" in Old Town ALX 

Death Ridge Brewery - Jeffersonton family-friendly brewery with a metal name 

Dockside Restaurant & Tiki Bar - Colonial Beach hang-out, featuring live music on Friday and Saturday

Dogwood Tavern (Falls Church)   

DuCard Vineyards - Etlan boutique winery that overlooks Shenandoah National Park 

The Electric Palm - Woodbridge bar with eclectic charm and music 


Elevation27
- "Best Live Music Venue" in Virginia Beach 

The Estate at White Hall Vineyard - Elegant and rustic King George winery 

The Filling Station (Amherst) 

Fuzzy Cactus - Richmond rock and roll bar 

Garden Grove Brewing & Urban Winery - Richmond brewery with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and music 

Good Vibes Pub and Grill (Petersburg) 

Grain - Only Norfolk rooftop biergarten 

The Granby Theater (Norfolk) 

Granny's Place - Winchester neighborhood bar and restaurant for rocking your way 

The Groove Music Hall at Dominion Raceway - "Newest and hottest music venue in the area" 

Hard Times Four Mile Fork (Fredericksburg) 

The Harbour Grille (Woodbridge)

Harpers Ferry Brewing - Purcellville brewery on the Potomac River and Harpers Ferry Road

Harvester Performance Center - Sizeable Rocky Mount space for lively entertainment 

High Tides on the Potomac/Black Pearl Tiki Bar - Colonial Beach seafood restaurant with Southern Maryland-inspired cuisine 

Highmark Brewery (Fredericksburg) 

I Don't Know Sports Grille - Cool Chester sports bar and rock venue 

Jammin' Java - THE premiere NoVA performance space since 2001 

The Jefferson Theater - "Best live music in Charlottesville" 

Jiffy Lube Live - Bristow (NoVA) amphitheater with famous and not-so-famous musicians 

Jimmy's Old Town Tavern - Old Town Herndon landmark "where everyone is treated like a regular" 

JP's Sports Bar & Billiards at Central Station - Fredericksburg pool, poker hall and live music space

JV's Restaurant - Falls Church live music room and nightly tunes since 1947 

Kalypso's Sports Tavern - Greek cuisine and live entertainment, Reston

Liberty Barbecue - Falls Church BBQ and country/rock 

Lost Boy Cider - Alexandria cidery with rockin' entertainment 

Madigan's Waterfront (Occoquan) 

Main Line Brewery (Richmond) 

Mango's Bar and Grill - Smith Mountain Lakes premiere place to eat and hear tunes 

Martin's Downtown - Roanoke New American fare and music   

Narmada Winery - Live music and scenic Rappahannock County (Amissville)   

New District Brewing Company (Arlington)   

The NorVa - Huge performance venue by Old Dominion University, Norfolk   

Oceans & Ale - "Casual seafood and steakhouse with a heavy emphasis on craft beer" (Williamsburg)

O'Sullivan's Irish Pub (Arlington)   

Old Beach Tavern - Virginia Beach beloved bar

Paradise Ocean Club - Hampton restaurant and ocean-themed bar  

Park Lane Tavern - European tavern culture with four VA locations (Fredericksburg, Hampton, Kempsville, Short Pump)

Pete's Tavern - Springfield's favorite bar!

The Pirate Sip Bar - Salem's clutch bar for pub grub and music  

Port City Brewing Company (Alexandria)

Quaker Steak and Lube (Bristol) 

The Recreation Center - Downtown FXBG's rock haven and oldest eating establishment   

Redbones Raw Bar - Chesapeake biker-friendly seafood joint

Red Rocks Tequila Bar & Cafe - Centreville taqueria/live music hub 

The Renegade - Awesome Clarendon (NoVa) eatery "keeping music alive"   

Restless Moons Brewing (Harrisonburg)

River City Roll (Richmond) 


Roger Brown's Restaurant and Sports Bar
- Portsmouth establishment "where the game is always on"   

Saigon Outcast - Ashburn Vietnamese food that also hosts bands all the time 

Settle Down Easy Brewing (Falls Church) 

Short Pump Pour House - Best burgers and wings in the West End (Henrico)

Siné Irish Pub (Richmond) - Some of the best Irish food and rock in VA   

Sinistral Brewing Company (Manassas) 

Solace Outpost - "Neighborhood outpost from Solace Brewing", Falls Church 

South Beach Grill (Virginia Beach) 

Sportspage Bar & Grille - Goochland greatness

The State Theatre - Falls Church venue with quality entertainment 

Tally Ho Theater - Live music in Leesburg, Loudoun County 

Three Monkeys Pub and Chophouse - "Where we have happy days instead of happy hour" 

Tiki Bar & Grill at Windmill Point (White Stone)

The Timbers Restaurant & Bar - Ruther Glen dining spot and music venue 

The Tin Pan - Richmond music hub   

Tucked Away Brewing Company - Manassas brewery, live music too 

Two Twisted Posts Winery (Purcellville) 

Uptown Alley - Unique entertainment hub with a bowling alley, live music space and full restaurant/bar (Manassas/Midlothian

Vanish Farmwoods Brewery (Leesburg) 

Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater - Airy Virginia Beach space with 20,000-seat capacity 

Virginia Credit Union - Richmond raceway/theater where you can experience it all 

Wilderness Run Vineyards (Spotsylvania) 

Wolf Trap - Northern Virginia outdoor setting for incredible music 

WEST VIRGINIA

123 Pleasant Street - Morgantown's excellent performance venue that features many bands 

Berkeley Springs Brewing Company

Big Dogs Bar - Cut spot in Wellsburg

Big Draft Brewing (White Sulphur Springs) 

The Brass Rail Sports Bar - Romney roadside pub over 20 years

Bridge Road Bistro - Charleston farm-to-table dining and music 

Bryan & Brent's Place - Lowkey rock 'n roll Weston venue

The Burrito Bar at Breeze Hill (Lansing) 

Calacino's Pizzeria (Beckley)

Calamity J Grill & Bar - Huntington Southwestern/comfort food with music to boot

The Capitol Theatre - Wheeling shows in an unforgettable venue

Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center  

Chetty's Pub (Lansing) - Adventures on the Gorge overlook

Clay Center - Charleston theater to experience awesome sound in person

Coal River Coffee Company - Saint Albans coffee bistro and sound haven 

Danny's BBQ - Charleston barbecue joint with live music

The Empty Glass (Charleston)

Foster's Main Street Tavern (Beckley)

The Freefolk Brewery - Pleasant Fayetteville brew-location

Gene's Beer Garden - Morgantown's oldest bar (1944) with famous hot dogs!

Irish Pub (Weirton)

Jerry Run Summer Theater - Mellow indoor venue in Cleveland, WV 

Keith's Bar & Grille (Man)

The Loud - Downtown Huntington music for the ages 

The Mad Hatter Club (Beckley)

Maggie's Pub - Fayetteville local spot

Meagher's Irish Pub - Bridgeport pub and bands galore

Morgantown Art Party - Non-profit artist gallery, venue and workshop 

Mountain Health Arena (Huntington) 

Mountain Stage - Internationally acclaimed venue (NPR- and WV Public Broadcasting) 

Palatine Park - Fairmont outdoor concerts and beautiful scenery by the Monongahela River 

The Purple Fiddle - "cafe, brews & stages in Thomas" 

Rabbit's Star Bar (Sutton) 

The RailYard - Bluefield's "best burgers in town" and guaranteed rock at least once a week   

Rainbow Road (Charles Town) 

Red Carpet Lounge - Actually epic entertainment, all in Charleston

Rendezvous River Lodge - Open-air Lansing tavern 

River City Restaurant - Wheeling bar and restaurant service that seats 250 

Rock City Cake Company (Charleston)

Shiley Acres - Inwood rock, metal and home of Earth Rocker Festival (Clutch) 

Smokin' Jacks (Reedsville)

Softails Saloon (Webster Springs) 

Tamarack Marketplace - Beckley plaza for entertainment

Troubadour Lounge and Park - Tried 'n true Berkeley Springs place for artists to shine and good food to eat 

The Watering Hole (Shady Spring)

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