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330 Second Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
An old-fashioned Irish pub inside the glass-and-granite confines of downtown Minneapolis’ Towle Building.
Tips: The bar hosts an occasional concert by prominent Irish musical acts such as Tommy Makem.
Kieran’s Irish Pub or email Kieran’s Irish Pub
318 First Ave N, Minneapolis, MN
Musicians and fans alike have lauded this venue since it opened in the late ’80s.
Tips: New local acts take the stage Monday and Wednesday nights. The dance floor gets crowded, so go early to get a good spot by the stage.
Fine Line Music Cafe
3090 Southlawn Dr., Maplewood, MN
Posh multilevel nightclub and concert hall redefines partying in the suburbs.
1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
The Twin Cities’ premier jazz club brings in a steady crowd with a deep wine list and a refined Midwestern menu.
Tips: Want to chat? Sit on the mezzanine, where you can have a conversation without disturbing other listeners or insulting the musician.
Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant
80 S Ninth St, Minneapolis, MN
Walk down the Metro Building’s long staircase into a club that exudes the vibe of a Chicago speakeasy.
Tips: If your favorite dinner item from Rossi’s isn’t listed on the jazz room menu, just ask and the kitchen will prepare it for you.
Rossi’s Blue Star Room
600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN
A sleek, chic nightspot ups the glam factor at Minneapolis’ Block E.
Tips: Dress code is upscale, and strictly enforced. Dig something swanky out of the back of your closet.
1013 Front Ave, St Paul, MN
A popular neighborhood staple offering live Irish music since the 1980s.
Tips: Are you a struggling college student? Flash your college ID and get $6 domestic pitchers.
Half Time Rec
701 First Ave N, Minneapolis, MN
Prince made it famous in “Purple Rain,” but the diverse calendar is what this club is known for.
Tips: 7th Street Entry is accessible through the Main Room or its own street entrance.
First Avenue & 7th Street Entry
16 N Sixth St, Minneapolis, MN
An upscale option for those on the downtown Minneapolis barhopping route.
Tips: Gluek’s validates for any of the “Do the Town” parking lots in downtown. Parking is also available at various lots and ramps surrounding the building.
Gluek’s Bar & Restaurant
319 1st ave N, Minneapolis, MN
Downtown dance club and concert venue melds live local music with diverse DJ tunes seven nights a week.
Tips: Nightly happy hour serves discounted well drinks and domestic beers till 10pm. Ladies drink free on Tuesdays till 10 pm.
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