New York City is known to have it all when it comes to different types of restaurant and bars, but when we are looking for some country music in the Big Apple where can we go for a good time? Get your boots on and head out to the following places for a little taste of the south in Manhattan!
Printer’s Alley: Transport yourself to Tennessee in this Nashville themed bar located in the Garment District. Printer’s Alley plays plenty of country favorites, offers live music, and serves southern comfort food such as jalapeno cheese dip, pulled pork tacos, and chicken and waffles. Printer’s alley is great to watch a sports game with a group of friends or to head to before a concert at Madison Square Garden since it is right down the block!
Located at 215 W 40th St between 7th and 8th Ave
The Waylon: A country saloon that might as well be called Hell’s Kitchen’s best honky-tonk, offers live music every Tuesday and Friday night. On other nights, you can play songs on their jukebox, or compete in trivia on Wednesdays. Be sure to try their famous Frito Pie among other southern favorites. The Waylon is definitely a place to spend a Saturday night out with friends!
Located at 736 10th Ave between 50th/51st St
Brother Jimmy’s: Offering two locations in Manhattan, Brother Jimmy’s serves some of the greatest slow cooked BBQ and brings southern hospitality to the heart of the northeast. If watching college football is a favorite past time, this bar is the perfect spot to cheer on your team and feel like you are sitting at a bar in the south.
Located at 416 8th Avenue (Near MSG) and 181 Lexington Avenue
Johnny Utah’s: Famous for their mechanical bull, Johnny Utah’s is the place to be for delicious Tex-Mex food that pairs nicely with specialty cocktails and southern sweet tea served in a mason jar or signature boot. Located right across the street from Radio City Music Hall, all are welcome to walk in to enjoy a bit of the south and go for a ride!
Located at: 25 W 51st St between 5th and 6th Ave
Flaming Saddles Saloon: Check out this toe-tapping western themed gay bar in Hell’s Kitchen for some country entertainment. Boot wearing men line up on the bar and dance in sync to classic country songs and provide pure fun for everyone. Stop on by and request one of your own personal favorite songs on their jukebox at this cash-only bar with great drink specials!
Located at: 793 9th Ave between 52nd/53rd
Hill Country Barbeque Market: Craving some good barbeque and live music? Hill Country serves Texas style BBQ and has plenty of draft beers to choose from to go along with it. This is another awesome option to get some drinks before heading to see your favorite country acts at Madison Square Garden. Events like trivia night and karaoke are weekly happenings as well as live music that runs Tuesday through Saturday night. Check out the upcoming artists here: www. hillcountry.com/nyc/music-calendar/
Located at 30 W 26th St between 5th and 6th Ave
The Patriot Saloon: What is better than a bar sporting American flags that plays country tunes on a jukebox? This dive bar vibe offers arcade games and a pool table along with great drink deals and your ideal delicious bar food. Oh, and don’t be shocked to see a collection of “lost bra’s” hanging around the bar as The Patriot Saloon takes after the very famous Coyote Ugly theme.
Located at 110 Chambers St
So the next time you and your friends are in the mood for a country night out, no need to book a flight down south just stop by one of these fun places! Cheers!
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