Live Music Bar - Best of 2011

Published Jul 29, 2011

Good acoustics, great bands and a rocking good time. What is the best music venue in town?

Winner
2011 Winner

1. Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub

Voters Love

"Easily the best music venue in the Boston area. Of the three stages, I think downstairs is my favorite (I waver back..." via steve0

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472 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge MA 02139
  • Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub, Arts and entertainment, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live music, Live Music Venue, Concert Venue, Live Music Bar, Local Music, Trivia Night, 472 Massachusetts Ave Central Square Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    472 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square Cambridge, MA
  • House of Blues, Arts and Entertainment, Concert Venue, Live Music Venue, 15 Lansdowne St Fenway/Kenmore Boston MA 02215
    15 Lansdowne St, Fenway/Kenmore Boston, MA
  • Club Passim, Arts and entertainment, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live music, Live Music Venue, Live Music Bar, Concert Venue, 47 Palmer Street Cambridge MA 02138
    47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA
  • Great Scott, Arts and entertainment, Out on the town, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live music, 21+ entertainment, Live Music Venue, Live Music Bar, Concert Venue, 1222 Commonwealth Ave Allston/Brighton Boston MA 02134
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    1222 Commonwealth Ave, Allston/Brighton Boston, MA
  • Toad, Boston Nightlife, Live Music Live Music Venue, 1912 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge MA 02140
    5. Toad
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    1912 Massachusetts Ave, Porter Square Cambridge, MA
  • The Point, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live Music Venue, Live Music Bar, Faneuil Hall Bar, Concert Venue, 147 Hanover St Downtown Boston MA 02108
    147 Hanover St, Downtown Boston, MA
  • Lizard Lounge, Arts and entertainment, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live music, Live Music Venue, Live Music Bar, 1667 Massachusetts Avenue Harvard Square Cambridge MA 02138
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    1667 Massachusetts Avenue, Harvard Square Cambridge, MA
  • Showcase Live, Nightlife, Arts & Entertainment, Live Music Venue, Performing Arts, Concert Venue, Foxboro MA 02035
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    2 Patriot Pl, Foxboro, MA
  • All Asia, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live Music Venue, 334 Mass Ave Central Square Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    334 Mass Ave, Central Square Cambridge, MA
  • Bull McCabe's Pub, Arts and Entertainment, Nightlife, Live Music Venue, Irish Pub, Union Square Union Square Somerville MA 02143
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    366 Somerville Ave, Union Square Somerville, MA
  • Phoenix Landing, Boston Nightlife, College Bar Dance Club Dive Bar Live Music Live Music Venue Neighborhood Bar Sports Bar, 512 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    512 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square Cambridge, MA
  • Common Ground, Arts and Entertainment, Nightlife, Live Music Venue, Club Scene, 85 Harvard Ave Allston/Brighton Boston MA 02134
    85 Harvard Ave, Allston/Brighton Boston, MA
  • Precinct Bar, Arts and Entertainment, Nightlife, Live Music Venue, Neighborhood Bar, 70 Union Square Union Square Somerville MA 02143
    Nominee for: Live Music Bar
    70 Union Square, Union Square Somerville, MA
  • Hennessey's, Arts and Entertainment, Nightlife, Live Music Venue, Faneuil Hall Bar, Irish Pub, 25 Union St Downtown Boston MA 02108
    25 Union St, Downtown Boston, MA
  • Copperfield's, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Sports Bar, Pre-Game Drinks - Fenway, Live Music Venue, 98 Brookline Ave Fenway/Kenmore Boston MA 02215
    98 Brookline Ave, Fenway/Kenmore Boston, MA
  • Cantab Lounge, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Jazz Club, Dive Bar, Live Music Bar, Live Music Venue, 738 Massachusetts Ave Central Square Cambridge MA 02139
    738 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square Cambridge, MA
Contest Overview
  • 82,572
    Total Votes
  • 26,623
    Voters
  • 225
    Winners

The 2011 Boston.com's A-List awards are based on more than 82,000 votes from local Boston-area experts.

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