Top Spots to See Live Music in Detroit

If you love live music, you’re going to love what Detroit has to offer. Think about it for a moment. Detroit is where Motown originated. It set the bar high for today’s music scene.

Where Live Music Reins King

The top five spots to see live music being played in Detroit include:

Baker’s Keyboard Lounge.

Image via Baker's Keyboard Lounge website. 

Image via Baker's Keyboard Lounge website. 

Enjoy the rich history of Baker’s Keyboard Lounge while listening to premiere jazz acts. The “World’s Oldest Jazz Club” is known for its intimate setting, which makes for excellent acoustics. Make sure to grab a drink from their unique piano-shaped bar and order some delicious soul food. If you’re looking for a laugh, go on a Monday for their free Comedy Night. Any day is a good day to stop by and soak in the incredible atmosphere of this historic venue.

The Shelter.

Image via St. Andrew's Hall website

Image via St. Andrew's Hall website

Located in the basement of St. Andrew’s Hall this venue has seen a slew of performances by no other than Eminem as well as the Deftones and Queens of the Stone Age. It has a rock bar inside of it as well as venues for techno and hip hop. It has a definite vibe that you don’t want to miss. Besides, you’ll want to share the experience you have with others who are into music just as much as you are. If you can get past the dankness of a basement venue, you’ll have great stories to tell to everyone you know.

Cliff Bells.

Experience the “spirit and song” of this venue located in the heart of Downtown Detroit. Cliff Bells offers a full calendar of events where live music prevails. Listen to live jazz music, sip on a cocktail, and chow down on a gourmet dinner. Cliff Bells promises a “handcrafted experience” that you won’t forget!

Bert’s Market Place. 

Located in Eastern Market, Bert’s is a staple for great food, drinks and live entertainment each and every day of the week. Stop by Thursday and Friday for Live Jazz or pop in Saturday for some Blues. Discover the next rising star at their Open Mic Night on Sunday. With the diverse lineup, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Bert’s Market Place.

The Fillmore Detroit.

It wouldn’t be a trip to the city if it didn’t include the Fillmore Detroit. One of the most noted venues in the historic district of the city, it opened as a movie house and now provides visitors with unforgettable music experiences. There are a number of artists that have played in this famous venue throughout the years. If the famous chandeliers don’t impress you, the hardwood dance floors will. If you’re looking to experience everything music has to offer, this is the place to go to see your favorite musicians and bands perform. You’ll be taking in a part of the city’s history, which is a truly enjoyable experience in itself.

Image via The Fillmore Detroit Website

Image via The Fillmore Detroit Website

Make seeing live music in Detroit something you check off your bucket list quickly. If you love traveling and want to experience Motor City at its finest, you’ll want to see some of its best, local talent up close and personal. It will be something you never forget!

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