"I'm in the mood for ... " 

So you know you want to hear some live blues (or punk or tejano or acoustic), but you don't know where to head. Use this handy guide to get started on the right track ...


Acoustic Coffee Lounge (mainly weeknights), 268-9951
La Baguette downtown, 636-5020
Black Rose Acoustic Society, 578-0254
Boulder Street Coffee Roasters, 577-4291
Mountain Acoustic Music Association (at the Ute Pass Cultural Center), 687-9483
The Rum Bay Caf, 634-3522
Wooglin's Deli, 578-9433


Bristol Brewery, 633-2555
The Business of Art Center (monthly showcases), 685-1861
Fat City Blues, 634-3522
Frankie's, 574-4881
Jr's, 597-9400
The Navajo Hogan Roadhouse, 632-5490
The Pub Upstairs at Beau Jo's, 442-0270
Townhouse Lounge, 685-1085

Classic/Hard Rock:

Classic's, 260-7057
Frankie's, 574-4881
Gardens, 597-2900
George's Union Station, 227-7168
Navajo Hogan, 634-5490
Paradise City, 532-0560
Tres Hombres, 687-0625

Consistently Miscellaneous:

Acoustic Coffee Lounge, 268-9951
Jack Quinn's, 385-0766
Jack's Gold Hill Pub, 633-6800
Jose Muldoon's, 636-2311
The Ritz, 634-5581
Shuga's, 328-1412
Southside Johnny's, 444-8487
Tres Hombres, 687-0625

Country & Western:

Country USA, 574-2148
Cowboy's, 596-1212
Mill Hill, 632-6932

Jam and funk bands:

Utopia Caf, 633-1080

Jazz and Swing:

Broadmoor Tavern, 577-5772
Encore! Theater (Sunday and Thursday evenings), 471-PLAY
Genghis Kahn, 328-1582
Penrose Room, 573-5773
Pikes Peak Jazz & Swing Society's Second Sunday Affair (632-8719)


Cascabel's, 599-9248
King's Palace, 473-7410
The Latin Quarter, 591-1502


Party Zone's (Sundays), 591-7890
Tex-Mex Tavern, 633-7863
Wagon Wheel, 520-0004


Heartthrob, 573-8070
Icon, 528-6097
Rum Bay, 634-3522
Tequila's, 630-0500
Underground, 633-0590


Benny's, 634-9309
The F.D.C., 634-ROCK
Industrial Nation, 520-0980


Party Zone (Tuesdays and Wednesdays), 591-7890
Underground, 633-0590

Remember, this is not a listing of every bar, club and venue in town, merely a few recommendations of the Indy staff. Check out Playing Around for more live music ideas.



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