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.

  • A.M. Booth's Lumberyard Expanded bar menu with meals prepared in their own restaurant | music inside and sometimes on their outdoor patio | large fanciful raised music stage
  • Bishop's 53 Pub & Grill Bar & Grill | Sports Bar | Pub |
  • Bishop's Eastside Pub & Grill Bar menu | pool tables | smoker's heaven | dance area
  • Casual Pint Serves lunch, dinner and drinks | craft beer market and bar | opened July 2018 | 32 beers on tap, 300+ beers, wine & ciders | food
  • Diamonds Sports Bar Large sports bar | pool tables | games | high energy place
  • Hoppers Bar & Grill (Holiday Inn) Focusing on soft acoustic music | expanded bar menu
  • Jefferson Street Pub full bar | bar food
  • Lone Goose Saloon Full bar | plenty of seating | large patio | easily visit neighboring establishments
  • Maggie Meyers Irish Pub Irish pub | expanded bar food menu | dance area | smoking | game room | 'dart players heaven' | pool tables
  • Shagnasty's Grubbery and Pour House (Bar & Grill) Large patio for rocking out, fenced in for privacy | inside ample space | smoking | plenty of dart boards
  • SideTracks Music Hall Opened March 2017 | Focus is live music | large inside stage area acoustically treated | outside patio with stage | bar and menu | serves food until 1am | pool tables
  • Sports Page Lounge & Deli Community bar & grill | ample space | large raised stage easily visible from most tables | excellent support of live music with performances most nights | yummy, quality food (based on our first visit and sampling) | large 5 lane dart room and two pool tables | smoking allowed.
  • The Bar at 805 Bar | Campus 805, next door to Yellowhammer Brewery | 16 tap bar, with craft beer rotating out weekly, wine | We have a 16 tap bar, with craft beer rotating out weekly, wine, nightly music/events, as well as our huge wall of juice."
  • Voodoo Lounge Bar & Grill Gritty, smaller and intimate live music venue | full bar | bar food
  • Mad Malts Brewing Smaller live music brewery | sit at floor level or in loft | larger patio area | games for kids and adults
  • 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
  • Straight to Ale Large brewery | Scratch Made Kitchen ("Ale's Kitchen") | Pool Room |
  • 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
  • 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"
  • Angel's Island Coffee Expresso to ice cream drinks | Sandwiches served all day as well as wraps and salads.
  • Good Company Cafe
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Beauregard's "Huntsville's Buffalo Wings" according to their website | Beer & Wine | "Multi-Cuisine"
  • Cajun Steamer Bar & Grill "Cajun classics and original creations" | Beer | mixed drinks | inside & outside seating
  • Chips & Salsa Sports Bar, Grill & Billards American & Mexican food | Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks
  • 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 | music on the New Orleans style patio nightly (weather permitting) or inside if weather is adverse
  • 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 (127 Holmes Ave NW) Southern Soul Food | House-smoked meats and fresh sides
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Toybox Bistro Serves lunch, dinner and drinks | celebrate all things nerdy | nerd toys on walls |
  • Barking Dog Arts @ Lowe Mill Located in Lowe Mill | "Barking Dog Arts·Friday, April 19, 2019 Barking Dog Arts is an independent creative community brought together by a collective of beautiful minds. We host a variety of different studio spaces, as well as a weekly artist market. Our theater is home to swing dancing, comedy shows, poetry slams, and more"
  • Huntsville Public Library Free concerts in the library atrium, 6-8pm, May 10-August 30
  • Stovehouse (Performance & Event Venue) "focus primarily on roots music such as blues, bluegrass, ragtime, old time, folk, jazz, Celtic and instrumental" | "a village of eclectic restaurants, gourmet cocktail & coffee bars, event & entertainment spaces, boutique shopping, offices and more"
  • 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
  • Von Braun Center ('VBC') Civic center in downtown Huntsville AL | venues for cultural, educational, entertainment, sporting & social events
  • Bishops Westside Pub & Grill Bar menu | pool tables | smoker's heaven
  • Madison Station Bar & Grill Live music with dance floor | raised stage colorfully lit | full bar | expanded bar food menu | separate karaoke room | billiards in two areas | huge TV's | security personnel | smoking
  • Reflections Lounge & Entertainment Non-Smoking | "Reflections Lounge & Entertainment brings you the very best in food, music and entertainment all in a 'Grown & Sexy' environment." | "For the comfort and consideration of all guests - please dress appropriately (no athletic attire, sagging pants, soiled/dirty clothing or other inappropriate distracted attire)"
  • Rocket City Craft Beer
  • Stem and Stein Wine Cellar and Bar Food, beer, craft beer and wine | 250+ beers and 800+wines | expanded menu | patio outside or sit in | wine sommelier
  • Open Bottle (Madison) Specialty package store and bar | craft beer, wine, and fine spirits | "Spacious patio, occasional live music & food trucks"
  • 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