Top Music Venues in Minneapolis

July 14, 2021 by

Live music is back, and it can’t happen soon enough for Minneapolis music fans who are loyal to their city’s live venues—from coffeehouses and taprooms to dance clubs and theaters.

Whatever your musical style, there’s a place any night of the week where you can relax, have a drink, socialize and unwind in the rich and world-renowned Minneapolis music scene.

Here are a few of the best venues to hear live music in the city.

2528 Nicollet Ave. S.
Industrial-chic space for folk, hip-hop, jazz artists and more.

First Avenue & 7th St. Entry
701 1st Ave. N.
Legendary club and side bar that has hosted some of the biggest acts in music.

1010 Nicollet Mall
Intimate cabaret with fine dining, cocktails and great music.

329 Cedar Ave.
Relaxed restaurant and craft beer bar that showcases music from local bands.

331 Club
331 13th Ave. N.E.
Old-school nightclub in Northeast with acts ranging from family folk to punk.

Varsity Theater
1308 S.E. 4th St.
Theater, dance and live music venue in a landmark Art Deco theater in Dinkytown.

913 Cedar Ave.
Popular music venue featuring a range of acts from cover bands to touring groups.

Fine Line
318 1st Ave. N.
Two-level club with two bars hosting both local and international acts.


The Cedar
416 Cedar Ave. S.
Non-profit center, outreach organization, and stage for global music and dance.

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