Live Music Venue - Best of 2017

Published Sep 21, 2017

The best live music bars all bring something unique to the table; whether you’re into laid back acoustic sets or prefer more hands-in-the-air sing-along sessions, we want to know where you think the Best Live Music Venue in the New Hampshire area is. Vote Today »

Winner
2017 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 Venue
    472 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square Cambridge, MA
  • Regattabar, Arts and entertainment, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live music, Jazz Club, Local Music, Live Music Venue, 1 Bennett St Harvard Square Cambridge MA 02138
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    1 Bennett St, Harvard Square 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 Venue
    1222 Commonwealth Ave, Allston/Brighton 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
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA
  • Beehive, Nightlife, Food, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Jazz Club, Brunch, Al Fresco Dining, American Bistro, Bar Staff, Breakfast, Live Music Venue, 541 Tremont St South End Boston MA 02116
    541 Tremont St, South End Boston, MA
  • Toad, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live Music Venue, Live Music Bar, 1912 Massachusetts Ave Porter Square Cambridge MA 02140
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    1912 Massachusetts Ave, Porter Square Cambridge, 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
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    738 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square Cambridge, MA
  • Church, Food, Al Fresco Dining, Brunch, 69 Kilmarnock St Fenway/Kenmore Boston MA 02215
    8. Church
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    69 Kilmarnock St, Fenway/Kenmore Boston, MA
  • Bill's Bar Boston, Nightlife, Live Music Venue, 5 Lansdowne St Fenway/Kenmore Boston MA 02215
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    5 Lansdowne St, Fenway/Kenmore Boston, MA
  • Phoenix Landing, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Live Music Venue, Dance Club, Place for Late Night Dance Party, Live Music Bar, Sports Bar, 512 Massachusetts Avenue Central Square Cambridge MA 02139
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    512 Massachusetts Avenue, Central Square Cambridge, 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 Venue
    1667 Massachusetts Avenue, Harvard Square Cambridge, MA
  • O'Briens Pub, Nightlife, Live Music Live Music Venue, 3 Harvard Ave Allston MA 02134
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    3 Harvard Ave, Allston/Brighton Allston, 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
  • P.A.'s Lounge, Arts and entertainment, Nightlife, Live music, Live Music Venue, 345 Somerville Ave Union Square Somerville MA 02143
    Nominee for: Live Music Venue
    345 Somerville Ave, Union Square Somerville, MA
  • Slades Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Food, Cheap Eats, Jazz Club, Wings, Sports Bar, Live Music Venue, 958 Tremont St South End Boston MA 02120
    958 Tremont St, South End Boston, MA
  • Midway Cafe, Arts and entertainment, Nightlife, Live music, Live Music Venue, Karaoke, Karaoke Bar, Gay and Lesbian Bar, 3496 Washington St Jamaica Plain Boston MA 02130
    3496 Washington St, Jamaica Plain Boston, 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
    15. The Point
    147 Hanover St, Downtown Boston, 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 Venue
    366 Somerville Ave, Union Square Somerville, MA
  • Common Ground, Out on the town, Nightlife, Arts and Entertainment, Beer selection, Beer Selection, Live Music Venue, Place for Late Night Dance Party, Club Scene, Live Music Bar, Dance Club, 85 Harvard Ave Allston/Brighton Boston MA 02134
    85 Harvard Ave, Allston/Brighton Boston, MA
Contest Overview
  • 32,651
    Total Votes
  • 19,452
    Voters
  • 189
    Winners

The 2017 Boston A-List awards are based on more than 32,000 votes from local Boston-area experts.

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