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 | convenient downtown location
  • InnerSpace Brewing Company "Family owned and operated local nano-brewery" | "Brewing small batch, low gravity beers with a focus on farmhouse ales" | "Featuring space-themed decor and games for the kids" | "1700 sq ft seating area adorned with a variety of space and sci-fi artifacts and decorations"
  • 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
  • Yellowhammer Brewing / Earth & Stone Wood Fired Pizza Tasting room features a rotating series of seasonal ales (up to 20) AND Earth & Stone pizza collocated in same facility
  • Graves Grocery (restaurant) "A Community Rest Stop" | A classic small country store with restaurant & deli serving breakfast and lunch | Fresh deli sandwiches, homemade salads and locally made deserts | 15 min south of Huntsville (worth the trip)
  • 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
  • X-Golf Huntsville "...the most realistic virtual golf course to the Huntsville community. Come play a game and enjoy craft beer, wine, and food!"
  • 2018 Microwave Dave Day Street Festival on Washington Street Annual Special Charity Event | Proceeds Benefit Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation | held on June 24, 2018 3pm-9pm
  • 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"
  • Concerts at Three Caves Hosts concerts to benefit the Land Trust | Held outdoors at the site of an old limestone mine on the Monte Sano Nature Preserve | nature trails
  • Ditto Landing Marina | occasional music open to public
  • Downtown Huntsville Outdoor Music Events Free Outdoor Concerts
  • Huntsville Botanical Gardens Year-round botanical displays | educational programs and specialized research | blends traditional botanical garden elements and the aesthetic heritage of the region
  • Beauregard's "Huntsville's Buffalo Wings" according to their website | Beer & Wine | "Multi-Cuisine"
  • Big Cove BBQ BBQ | Music on Patio
  • Boot Pizzeria Italian restaurant family dining with pizza, subs, baked pasta, desserts and a full bar | large TV's
  • 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 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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 'Cheers-like' bar on the inside | large 'backyard-style' smoke-free patio on the outside | country-like setting yet near I-565 | Food trucks may be available | Craft beers
  • 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