Live Music

Live music is performed (regularly or occasionally) in the following pubs.

Adobe Blues  Full menu Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2017

Off the beaten track but serving great bottled craft beers since 1992.

Tiny outlet for craft beer, homebrew supplies too.

Augurs Well A Alex top pick A Jezza top pick  Full menu Live Music

A tiny bar with some fantastic and unusual beers.

Live music meets great beer.

Pleasant neighbourhood bar with well chosen beers.

Brewery with taproom.

Pleasant beer bar with good food.

Friendly bar with modern décor.

Craft beers here but all common stuff, live music.

Tiny, cave-like bar.

Draught 55  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Live Music WiFi available

There’s a good range at this popular and friendly beer bar.

An excellent brewery tap, beers are brewed by NYC brewing hero Chris Cuzme (who is also one of the two owners, the other being David Scharfstein).

Sizeable brewery taproom not far from the ferry.

Gun Hill Tavern  Full menu Live Music WiFi available Regularly has NYC brewed beers New entry in the Guide in 2017

Pleasant, smart craft beer and spirits bar adjoining a distillery.

Bar, bowling alley, music venue all in one.

The last outpost in Manhattan, both a bar and a cafeteria.

A quirky, community driven bar doubling as a juicery with a little brewery in the cellar (9 sixtels from each brew) which produces very limited quantities of good quality beer - some with innovative ingredients. There is a Caribbean theme, notably Trinidad. Not many beers are on tap but it is worth the trek.

Friendly community bar.

Cosy beer and wine bar, bottles only.

Lantern Hall  Alex Honorable Mention Full menu Live Music WiFi available New entry in the Guide in 2016

An excellent, British-managed craft beer bar in a former machine shop space.

Legion  Live Music WiFi available Regularly has real ale

Comfortable bar with cushy booths and brick walls. Small beer selection but has cask.

Two breweries and a distillery share this lofty taproom with a view of lower Manhattan.

Vegan snacks and craft beer in an old coffin factory.

A pleasant though spartan white tiled bar with some good taps.

Sizeable brewery taproom with a guitar theme.

Cavernous smokehouse restaurant and bar.

New American bar-restaurant with some well chosen beers.

A great brewery taproom with high quality and innovative beers.

Sweet Afton  Full menu Live Music Regularly has real ale

Casual bar with a cask line.

The Well A Alex top pick  Live Music WiFi available

Aptly in part of the former Hittelman Brewery can be found this cavernous bar, venue (‘The Wick’), and beer garden.

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