Bars in San Francisco with Live Music

Top 10 List of Bars with Live Music in San Francisco

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For all of your blues, brass, jazz, rock, folk, punk and pop cravings, these ten bars with live music will not disappoint. Following are the top 10 most famous and enjoyable bars in San Francisco with live music:

1. Bottom of the Hill :                                  

This bar hosts live music with a blend of local and international artists. The bar is open seven nights a week. This place is known as the best place to hear live music and one of the best rock clubs in San Francisco. Bottom of the Hill is known for featuring lesser-known bands that eventually made it big, including The Strokes, Flogging Molly, and The White Stripes. Its location in Potrero Hill makes it a little difficult to get to by with public transportation, but the distance is worth it to enjoy the friendly atmosphere, amazing food, and a variety of tunes.

Location:
Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
http://www.bottomofthehill.com

2. PianoFight:

This remarkable entertainment venue found in San Francisco features two hospitable theaters, a cabaret stage, showcases by local visual artists and a full restaurant and bar. Catch live band performances before and after the numerous shows hosted here, including film screenings, comedy shows, dance, choose-your-own-ending plays and audience-judged theater competitions. If you’re looking for something particularly wild and rough, remember that PianoFight has hosted Throw Rotten Veggies at the Actors Night. You can also check out their calendar for a schedule of their excellent events.

Location:
PianoFight, 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
http://www.pianofight.com

3. Bender’s Bar:

When you visit Bender’s Bar you’ll notice you are presented with daily drink specials and weekday happy hours, all presented in a live music setting. They serve delicious food and cheap drinks at this naughty dive bar. Some funky performances and live events are also held there. Events range from live music performances of many different genres to karaoke nights to monthly meetings of The Stinky Cheese Club.

Location:
Bender’s Bar & Grill, 806 S Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
http://www.bendersbar.com

4. Sheba’s Piano Lounge:

For tasty Ethiopian food, exotic cocktails and live jazz music seven nights a week you have to try Sheba’s Piano Lounge on Fillmore. The relaxed setting and warm fireplace create a comforting atmosphere for you and a date to enjoy your dinner while enjoying the soothing music. It is a bit costly and is often crowded, but it’s worth your time if you value excellent jazz and good food.

Location:
Sheba’s Piano Lounge, 1419 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
http://www.shebaspianolounge.com

5. The Saloon:

The Saloon in San Francisco has existed since 1861. This relaxed blues Saloon in North Beach features local and international talented musicians and promotes dancing on the main floor, creating an energetic, friendly and cool atmosphere. Strong, cheap drinks and good people make for a great time. Check out their calendar to find out more related to their special events.

Location:
The Saloon, 1232 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
www.thesaloon.com

6. Revolution Café:

This café features an enssemble of local and non-local jazz, pop, classical and world music musicians seven nights a week. You can grab their specialty coffee by day and something a little stronger by night at this Mission café that supports the local community of Bay Area artists and musicians connected to the establishment. Lounge indoors or out on the patio with a good book or to get some work done. Then after make sure to check out their funky vibes, dance parties, simple drinks and friendly people.

Location:
Revolution Café, 3248 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
http://www.revolutioncafesf.com/

7. Club Deluxe:

Go superior at Club Deluxe on Haight. Drink a delicious cocktail while you enjoy some free live jazz and blues by extremely talented artists. The close quarters and attractive lighting make Club Deluxe a very sensual place to take a date for a cozy, memorable night. Bonuses include the unexpected element of a fantastic pizza menu.

Location:
Club Deluxe, 1511 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
http://www.clubdeluxe.co/

8. Amnesia:
Every day of the week Amnesia bar in the Mission hosts performances by artists who specialize in bluegrass, jazz, folk, electro, disco and more. For a diverse, energetic crowd that can be counted on to utilize the dance floor, this is the perfect dive bar. Dim lighting, cheap drinks, and great music make Amnesia wonderful for a rowdy night out with the crew.

Location:
Amnesia, 853 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
http://www.amnesiabar.com

9. Royale:

In addition to providing live music and entertainment, Royale offers local beers and specialty cocktails in an atmosphere aimed at simplicity and realness, a refreshing veer away from all of the recently popularized posh locations that have cropped up in the Bay Area. Royale aims to support local artisans by featuring local artwork and hosting food exhibitions by local culinary teams, namely ‘small kitchens and catering.’ This bar has a nightly schedule of comedy shows, karaoke nights and live music performances. it features jazz, funk, soul, DJs, and more.

Location:
The Royale, 800 Post Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Website:
http://www.theroyalesf.com/

10. Grant & Green:

For live bands and comedy in an extremely laid-back environment with a diverse crowd that clearly enjoys dancing and a good time, check out Grant & Green in North Beach. During times when the wide variety of live music shows aren’t performing, you’ll see patrons enjoying the jukebox, pool tables, and bar games. This is a great place to go with a group of friends to relax for a few beers or unwind with some funky dancing. Just check the schedule on their website to plan what kind of night you’re looking for.

Location:
Grant & Green Saloon, 1371 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
Website:
http://www.theroyalesf.com/

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