Best 5 Rock Bars in Boston

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Keep in mind, this article is in ascending order. We’ve saved the best Rock Bars for last. Enjoy the list!


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Boston’s live music scene has long been legendary, birthing great Rock bars. Rock bars in Boston feature delicious food, tasty drinks, and great service. Rock bars in Boston feature luxury seating, beautiful decor, friendly staff, spacious areas, state-of-art lighting and sound system, and a diverse range of drinks. The best rock bars, live music venues, and nightclubs in Boston cater to all partygoers. That’s whether you’re looking for a chic lounge that serves craft cocktails or a booming nightclub that caters to an exclusive crowd. Some top-rated clubs occupy multiple floors and attract world-renowned DJs, while others reside in basements that host local, up-and-coming talent.

5. Scullers Jazz Club

Scullers Jazz Club

Since 1989, the legendary Scullers Jazz Club has presented the biggest names in straight ahead, Latin, and Contemporary Jazz, as well as Blues, Soul, R&B, and World Music. Scullers Jazz Club set a new standard for Jazz Clubs in Boston and throughout the United States with a World-Class roster of renowned Jazz artists. The new club, now located on the ground floor of The DoubleTree Suites, continues in that same tradition offering a state-of-the-art sound system, great acoustics, and sight lines from every seat, in a setting reminiscent of the classic Jazz Clubs of the past. There is a full bar and cocktails menu, along with satisfying food and dessert selections just in case you missed dinner!

4. Paradise Rock Club

Paradise Rock Club

Paradise Rock Club is a 953-capacity venue that primarily books national touring acts and large local bands. See a variety of performances from hip hop & electronic, rock bands to stand-up comedy at this great Boston venue. Paradise Rock Club is an intimate space that features solid acoustics, unique dishes and very flavourful, fantastic brunch and dinner, fun delicious cocktails, decadent desserts, awesome ambiance, booth type seating against the wall, a variety of drinks that are reasonably priced, clean and spacious bathrooms, plenty of parking, drinks are average price, but a good selection to pick from, comforting security, decent sound system, and amazing concerts with awesome performers

3. The Burren

The Burren

The Burren is an Irish Pub in Davis Square that offers live music, decent bar food, and a fun atmosphere. Since opening in January 1996, I have built a reputation for serving up a truly authentic Irish experience. Being in the heart of Davis Square, we’re only steps from the red line and Somerville Theatre and just a short walk to Tufts University. In addition to a great menu and wide selection of drinks, we have become the hottest live venue, with nighty shows featuring local, national, and international acts.

2. The Beehive

The Beehive

EATERY. BAR. LIVE MUSIC. Hailed as a must-see Boston venue by Travel & Leisure, Zagat, and The New York Times, The Beehive is a wildly popular Bohemian eatery and bar located in The Boston Center for the Arts complex in Boston’s South end. There are street parking and parking garages in our neighborhood. whether for a casual meal or special occasion, join us for our new fresh focus on flavorful, approachable, everyday food sourced with ingredients from local farms. The Beehive is open Monday – Wednesday 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Thursday 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM, Friday 5:00 PM – 1:30 AM, Saturday 10:00 AM – 1:30 AM, and Sunday 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM.

1. Darryl’s Corner Bar and Kitchen

Darryl's Corner Bar and Kitchen

If you are looking for exceptional food and drinks, add this place to your list. Darryl’s Corner Bar and Kitchen is the intersection of friends, food, and music. When you are looking for soul, spice, and all that jazz, just look around the corner. Darryl’s Corner Bar and Kitchen, known as DCBK, serves up great southern comfort food and signature cocktails with a side of the best jazz in Boston.

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In Conclusion

From drag performances and cabaret to roots rock and punk performances, Boston’s eclectic nightlife scene has it all. Welcome to Boston for an amazing experience in Rock Bars.

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