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.

  • Green Bus Brewing Craft beers | 'nano brewery' (small batches of beer) | in 150 year old building
  • Mad Malts Brewing Smaller live music brewery | sit at floor level or in loft
  • Salty Nut Brewery Indoor and outdoor live music depending on weather| craft beers in a comfortable, laid-back environment with couches and plenty of tables | family friendly | Dog friendly | loaner table games | food truck may be available
  • Alchemy Lounge (in Lowe Mill) Located in Lowe's Mill | "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"
  • 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.
  • Hobbs Island Music Park & Pit Stop Community meeting place and convenience store with outside music venue | Two pool tables - Enjoy informal pool tournaments most nights | BBQ and sandwiches made fresh on premises | Commercial and local beers served | Music most Friday night
  • Beauregard's (formerly The Original Public House) "Huntsville's Best Chicken" according to their website | Beer & Wine | "Multi-Cuisine"
  • 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
  • Mama Annie's Southern Style Cuisine Restaurant and catering | live music in intimate setting | southern style food | just like home cooked | lots of menu options | 3 generations family owned | personable wait staff
  • 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)
  • Pane e Vino Pizzeria "a casual family-friendly pizzeria situated below the Huntsville Museum of Art" | Delivery | Indoor / Outdoor Seating | Serves lunch, dinner and drinks |
  • Schnitzel Ranch (German Restaurant) Family owned and operated German restaurant. | German food and beer | Police, Firefighters, Military (inc Retirees) receive a discount.
  • 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
  • Flying Monkey Arts Theater @ Lowe Mill Performing Arts Center located in Lowe Mill
  • 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
  • Lee High School Black Box Theater "The Black Box Theater located at Lee High School provides just the right intimate and versatile venue for our smaller productions. Located adjacent to The Main Stage Theater, its 80 seats are designed to be moved and setup in several configurations to accommodate any small theatrical setting"
  • Listen Local Huntsville Sponsors special local singer-songwriter events, aiming to promote the Huntsville live music scene. Tickets required. All performers on the stage at once in "round-robbin" fashion. Fun!
  • 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
  • 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