~ Minneapolis and Saint Paul Featured Venues ~

Featured Venue First Avenue and 7th street entry
Featured Venue: First Avenue & 7th St. Entry

Top 5 Historical Venues


1. Antone's:
Austin, TX

2. Barney's Beanery:
Los Angeles, CA

3. First Avenue:
Minneapolis, MN


4. Crocodile Cafe:
Seattle, WA

5. The Dakota:
New York, NY

Minneapolis and Saint Paul enjoy a lively nightlife scene, with plenty of live music and special events year round. The metro area is hopping with numorous clubs, bars, cafés, coffee houses, and bookstores that support the active local and national music scene, not to mention the best radio station in the nation for finding local and national bands - The Current. The Twin Cities are also on the touring circuit for big-name bands and solo artists at several larger music venues in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area. The many fine Minneapolis / St. Paul venues host a wide range of music genres most nights of the week and cover charges for music venues are often free or inexpensive.

Look below for the address and phone number of many of your favorite Twin Cities venues as well as a featured video from a local venue - currently featured is the The Avett Brothers playing at First Avenue. Followed by some wicked BMX tricks set to another Kotton Mouth Kings song. Enjoy!

400 Bar

Acadia Café

Bon Appetit

Bryant Lake Bowl

Cabooze

Cedar Cultural Center

Dinkytowner

Escape Ultra Lounge

Fine Line Music Cafe

First Avenue/7th Street Entry

Hexagon Bar

Kitty Cat Klub

Minnesota Music Cafe

Myth Nightclub

Northrop Auditorium

Pantages Theater

The Avett Brothers sing Where Have All the Average People Gone at First Avenue

Some wicked tricks set to Neva Stop,
by the Kotton Mouth Kings

Peavey Plaza

The Quest Nightclub

The Rock Nightclub

Roy Wilkens Auditorium

Station 4

State Theater

Target Center

Tiffany's Sports Lounge

Triple Rock Social Club

Turf Club

Uptown Bar & Cafe

Varsity Theater

Whiskey Junction

Whole Music Club

Xcel Energy Center


  400 Bar
400 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
612.332.2903
Peavey Plaza
1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
612.371.5693
  Acadia Cafe
1931 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
612.874.8702
The Quest Nightclub
110 N. 5th St, Minneapolis, MN
612.338.3383
  Bon Appetit
421 14th. Ave. SE, (Dinkytown) Mpls. MN
612.379.3002
The Rock Nightclub
2029 Woodlynn Ave, Maplewood, MN
651.770.7822
  Bryant Lake Bowl
810 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN
612.825.3737
Roy Wilkens Auditorium
143 4th St. W. St. Paul, MN
651.265.4800
  Cabooze
917 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
612.338.6425
State Theater
805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN
612.373.5600
  Cedar Cultural Center
416 Cedar Ave So. Minneapolis, MN
612.338.2674
Station 4
201 E 4th St. St. Paul, MN
651.298.0173
  Dinkytowner
412 1/2 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN
612.362.0437
Summer Faire
12401 Elm Creek Blvd, Maple Grove, MN
763.424.0504
  Escape Ultra Lounge
600 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN
612.333.8855
Target Center
600 First Ave North, Minneapolis, MN
612.673.0900
  Fine Line Music Café
318 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN
612.338.8100
Tiffany's Sports Lounge
2051 Ford Parkway St. Paul, Minnesota
651.690.4747
  First Avenue/ 7th St. Entry
701 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403
612.338.8388
Triple Rock Social Club
629 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, MN
612.333.7399
  Hexagon Bar
2600 27th Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55406
612.722.3454
Turf Club
1601 University Ave. St. Paul, MN
651.647.0486
  Kitty Cat Klub
315 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
612.331.9800
Uptown Bar & Cafe
3018 Hennipen Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN
612.823.4719
  Minnesota Music Cafe
499 Payne Ave. St. Paul, MN
651.776.4699
Varsity Theater
1308 SE 4th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
612.604.0222
  Myth Nightclub
3090 Southlawn Dr. Maplewood, MN
651.779.MYTH
Whiskey Junction
901 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
612.338.9550
  Northrop Auditorium
84 Church St. S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55455
612.624.2345
Whole Music Club - Coffman Memorial Union
300 Washington Ave SE Minneapolis, MN 55455
612.626.7008
  Pantages Theater
710 Hennepin Avenue, Mpls., MN
651.989.5151
Xcel Energy Center
199 West Kellogg Blvd. Saint Paul, MN
651.265.4800