Live Music Venues in Huntsville, Alabama - The Rocket City

Huntsville the "Rocket City" features an incredible number of restaurants, bars and outside venues for live music. Maybe it's because we have some of the most talented bands and musicians around. And maybe it's because we who live in or near Huntsville love our music.

No matter what kind of live music venue you are looking for - from a beautiful sit down restaurant to a rowdy beer driven smoke filled country bar - we have it all.

  • Alchemy Lounge (in Lowe Mill) Located in Lowe's Mill | "The Art and Science of Craft Coffee, Beer, and Healthy Bites towards the Greater Purpose of Sustainable Community" | "offers an array of locally crafted pastries, soups, breads, and more. Not to mention all the locally and regionally crafted goods that go into the creation of their finely crafted drinks"
  • Sugar Belle (Bakery Shop) Supports local music with open mic night | unique in that they sell bakery items like cupcakes, brownies, cookies and more |coffee & tea
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Music Department Sponsors various student, faculty and guest artists events, from solo performers to large bands and orchestras. There are several on-campus locations for performances and occasionally performances are held at the Von Braun Center - so check the details of a scheduled event.
  • The Fret Shop Dealer of stringed musical instruments | guitar, bass, violin, banjo or mandolin | amplifiers, strings, effects, stands, microphones, PA systems and books
  • VS Tap & Coil Vape Lounge and Tap Room | Campus 805, next door to Yellowhammer Brewery | 16 tap bar, with craft beer rotating out weekly, wine | "Vape South is the new standard for vaping. We have everything from new starter kits, mods, batteries, coils, kanthal, and accessories. We also have a 16 tap bar, with craft beer rotating out weekly, wine, nightly music/events, as well as our huge wall of juice."
  • Arts Huntsville "Arts Huntsville, formerly The Arts Council, stimulates and supports community creativity and engagement by advancing the arts, entertainment and culture to enrich quality of life, education, and economic development in the greater Huntsville metropolitan region."
  • Burritt on the Mountain Outside location | 167-acre site overlooking the city on Round Top Mountain | Home to Dr. William Henry Burritt’s unique 1938 mansion | "mission is to enhance lives and build community through educational, artistic, and recreational experiences while preserving our heritage, land and historic structures"
  • Beauregard's "Huntsville's Best Chicken" according to their website | Beer & Wine | "Multi-Cuisine"
  • Big Cove BBQ BBQ | Music on Patio
  • Cajun Steamer Bar & Grill "Cajun classics and original creations" | Beer | mixed drinks | inside & outside seating
  • Cyn Shea's Cafe Restaurant | live jazz music for Saturday brunch | very family friendly
  • Furniture Factory Bar and Grill Full menu restaurant | inside & outside seating | large patio/stage outside | dance area outside | small stage inside | live music often inside and out at same time
  • Humphrey's Bar & Grill Full menu restaurant | bar | "New Orleans" style "party atmosphere" outdoor patio where most acts play | smaller acts perform inside
  • Luciano Italian Restaurant Fine Italian dining | bar for appetizers and cocktails | baby grand piano for live music | lounge singing for conversation and enjoyment
  • Moe's Original BBQ (Providence Main St) Bama-style BBQ offerings | southern sides prepared fresh daily | full bar | sports on the HDTVs | "designed with a rustic feel" | Inside/outside seating
  • Nick's Ristorante Italian restaurant | fine dining | live music may be in lounge or dining area | steak seafood | northern Italian cuisine | bar | smoke free dining (in lounge area smoking is ok)
  • Schnitzel Ranch (German Restaurant) Family owned and operated German restaurant. | German food and beer | Police, Firefighters, Military (inc Retirees) receive a discount.
  • The Boot Pizzeria Italian restaurant family dining with pizza, subs, baked pasta, desserts and a full bar | large TV's
  • Tim's Cajun Kitchen Cajun/creole specialty | serves lunch and dinner | beer & wine | Festival "Mardi Gras" bar area | Comedy/Private event room | Non-smoking restaurant and ok-to-smoke bar room
  • Huntsville String Shop Retail seller of guitars, banjos, mandolins, and ukuleles that sometimes features live music in a smaller intimate setting | may require tickets depending on event
  • Huntsville Traditional Music Association Normally holds events at the Coffeehouse in the historic country church at Burritt Museum | "Our purpose and objective is to preserve and perpetuate traditional music, instruments, and styles of rendition. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, what is commonly referred to as folk, traditional, and old-time music. We strive to provide wholesome and informative family entertainment in each and every event we sponsor or participate in."
  • Tangled String Studios (@Lowe Mill) Custom guitar building shop features a medium size (100 people) venue for live music | Located at Lowe Mill | Can bring own beverages
  • U.S. Space and Rocket Center Everyone knows what the Rocket Center has to offer, but sometimes they also offer live music
  • Blue Pants Brewery Taproom for beer | 1200 feet of indoor space and 4000 square foot patio (including an outdoor stage)
  • Old Black Bear Brewing Company Expanded food menu | craft beers | Large patio with raised stage for music | outside Tiki-like bar and full bar inside | spacious dining area(s) | you'll feel relaxed inside a building with character | couches
  • Rocket Republic Brewing Company Uniquely styled taproom open to the general public | smoke free | large dance area | good acoustics for such a large facility | ping pong | darts | cornhole bean bag games | beer, beer & more beer | food truck often available | drink in or purchase to take home