|Where the Vampires Live
A story about Live NY Music
venues and other Strange
|Ok close your eyes…
Are they closed?
|This is definitely where Dracula spends his weekend’s, the dark candle lit venue is perfect
for luring your prey to dinner, or you could have dinner at one of the great restaurants
within walking distance of the club and then head back to the Crash Mansion and give your
girlfriend a hickey. Then there is Lit another awesome club to see live music and spread the
wings of your cape as you boogie down to the host of many new and talented bands. But
wait the list continues there is:
328 Lenox Ave
(125th / 126th)
This world famous soul food restaurant also serves up a jazz brunch every Saturday with
Lonnie Youngblood. Every Sunday they have a historic Gospel brunch. Music on
weekends is from 12:30 - 4:00. Please call for further details.
Terrace In The Sky
400 West 119th Street
(Amsterdam Ave / Morningside Drive)
Reservations suggested for guaranteed seating. Sky Grille & Cash Bar. No Cover!
Live music 7:30PM - 9:30PM every other Tuesday. Great looking venue with rooftop
seating and jazz offered from time to time, mixed in with other styles of music. ”Jazz in
the Sky” produced by RobertaOnTheArts.com
The Lenox Lounge
(124th / 125th Sts.)
Recently renovated to its 1930's art deco splendor. The Zebra Room in back with its baby
grand piano, tiled floors and leather banqueted booths is one of the finest looking jazz spaces
in town. Local jazz legends booked on weekends with a $20 cover charge and 1 drink
minimum per set. The 3 Sets are 9:00, 10:30 and 12:00. $10 cover and 2 drink minimum
for Monday night jam session with Patience Higgins and the Sugar Hill Jazz Quartet who
start the first set at 9:30, with the jam following and heating up till 2:30 AM. Call ahead for
Tuesday bookings. Wednesday features the remarkable Nathan and Max Lucas quartet (2
drink minimum/no cover) from 6:30-11:00. There is no cover for Thursday Blues and R &
B sets, but there is a 2 drink minimum – music from 8:00-12:00. Sundays vocal jam
session gets cooking at 7:00 PM and and goes till 11:00 PM, carrying a $10.00 cover charge
and 2 drink minimum. Southern style cooking from Tuesday thru Sunday -- restaurant
serving from 5:00 PM.
(212) 531-5300 X 305 for info
(212) 749-5838 for box office
(212) 531-5337 for tour
253 W. 125th St.
( 7th / 8th Aves.)
The Apollo doesn't book much jazz these days. The legendary Wednesday Amateur Night
is still a strong draw though. Harlem Song is a Broadway style musical that was recently
running in the Apollo featuring the musical legacy of Harlem. A renovation has just been
completed, which should help restore the Apollo to its deserved legendary status.
So grab your cape jump in a horse and buggy and find out more great places to experience
live music. Just log on to The New York Optimist and find our music venue selections of
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