Venues

The Necto

This popular dance club features local and national DJs 3 nights a week, Mon., Fri. & Sat., 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Also, occasional live shows. Cover, dancing. Advance tickets (when available) are at necto.com/special-events.

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Mash (Ypsilanti)

This new bar in the Thompson Building in Depot Town features live music Thurs. 6 p.m.-midnight, Fri. & Sat. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Dancing, no cover.

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Elks Lodge

This basement venue in the James L. Crawford Elks Lodge rec room features soul food and live jazz, blues, & rock Thurs.-Sat. 7-10 p.m. Also, DJs, Fri. & Sat. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Dancing, usually no cover except for DJ...

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Club Above

This dance club on the top floor of the Heidelberg restaurant features occasional live music, 9:30 p.m.¬1:30 a.m. or later (doors at 9 p.m.). Dancing, cover. Age 21 & older admitted.

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Common Cup

This coffeehouse run by the University Lutheran Chapel features live music and other entertainment Fri. No cover, no dancing.

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Last Word

This downtown cocktail bar features live music, Thurs. 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover, no dancing.

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Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery

This Ypsilanti brewpub (formerly the Corner Brewery) features live music during the summer in its outdoor beer garden, Mon. 7-9 p.m. No cover, no dancing.

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Café Verde

This café in the People’s Food Co-op features acoustic musicians and duos, Thurs. 7-9 p.m. No cover, no dancing.

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Hathaway’s Hideaway

This private downtown venue sometimes features shows by bands who have rented it for the occasion. Cover, dancing.

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Cleary’s Pub

Restaurant and bar features live music Fri. & Sat. 7–11 p.m. and 1st & 3rd Sun. 2-4 p.m. No cover, no dancing.

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Dreamland Theater

This downtown Ypsilanti theater features occasional live music, 9- 11 p.m. or later. Cover (usually a donation), no dancing. Aug. schedule

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Mash (Ann Arbor)

See review. This lounge in the basement of the Blue Tractor tavern features live music Wed. 9 p.m.-midnight and Thurs.-Sat., & occasional other nights, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Weekend happy hour music, 6-9 p.m. Dancing, no...

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Ravens Club

This downtown bar & grill features live music, Sun. 8-11 p.m., Mon. 8- 10:30 p.m., & Tues. 6-8 p.m. No cover, no dancing.

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Zal Gaz Grotto

This Masonic social and service club features live music Mon. 7-11 p.m., Tues. 5-7 p.m., Wed. 6-8 p.m. & most Thurs.–Sat. 8-11 p.m. No cover, dancing.

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Live

This lounge features live music Fri. & Sat. happy hour 6:30-9 p.m. and occasional evenings. Also, DJs, Thurs.-Sat. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover (except Fri. & Sat. after 11 p.m.), dancing. Note: Due to the still unabated...

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B-Side

This all-ages venue in the Neutral Zone teen center (with a side alley entrance) features a mix of touring, local, and teen bands, usually Sat., 7-11 p.m. Cover, dancing.

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Tower Inn

This Ypsilanti restaurant features live jazz, Thurs. 9-11 p.m. No cover, no dancing.

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