Nominated for: BEST Concert Venue
Since 1985, T.T. The Bear's has been one of Boston/Cambridge's most innovative and important live music venues. The cozy setup of the club enables patrons to (literally) rub elbows with bands. Many of Boston's most popular acts got their start on TT's stage - The Sheila Divine, Kay Hanley, Kings Of Nuthin', Wheat, Evan Dando, Buffalo Tom and Melissa Ferrick to name but a few. National and international TT's alumni include: Jane's Addiction, Smashing Pumpkins, The Strokes, The Thermals, Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Detroit Cobras, Mando Diao, Ben Lee, Paul Westerberg, Indigo Girls, Nelly Furtado, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Rocket From The Crypt, Ours and Robyn Hitchcock.