Dallas/Fort Worth BLUES CLUBS

 Last Update 1/26/16

AllGood Cafe , 2934 Main Street, Dallas TX.  214-742-5362.  Small country bar that rarely books local blues bands or touring acoustic acts.  

Alligator Cafe, Garland Road and Buckner (next to Albertson's), Dallas.  214-821-6900.  Cajun cafe with great food and live blues, Thurs-Sat.   http://eatgator.com/

R.L. Griffin's Blues Palace #2, 3100 Grand Avenue (at Meadow), Dallas, Tx 75215. 214-421-9867. R&B and blues nightclub run by The Right Reverend of Dallas Blues, R.L. Griffin. Occasionally books major road acts like Bobby Bland and Bobby Rush. On site parking with security. Rough area, be careful. Holds about 750.

Buttons, 4701 West Freeway, Fort Worth  817-735-4900.  New restaurant featuring mostly jazz and R&B with occasional live blues.  New location open in Addison.     http://www.buttonsrestaurant.com/

Cadillac Pizza Bar, 112 S. Kentucky St., McKinney, Texas.  Pizza joint with brick oven pizzas and occasional live blues.  Plenty of free street parking.

The Goat, 7248 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX. (former location of The Office Lounge). 214-327-8119. Mixed format with occasional blues.   http://www.thegoatdallas.com/

Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave, Dallas, Tx 75206      (214) 824-9933.  Beautiful old theater, revamped as a music hall.  Occasional blues shows.  Great sound and sight lines.  Tasty pizzas.  Parking on Greenville still sucks.  Go early.       www.granadatheater.com

House of Blues, Dallas,
2200 North Lamar, Dallas, TX 75202.  214-978-BLUE.  Local version of concert/restaurant chain featuring live music, a restaurant, and a large concert hall.  Live blues is rare here, but does happen.  Opened May 2007.    http://hob.com/venues/clubvenues/dallas/

The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis St., Dallas, Texas 75208  214-272-8346.   Beautiful old theater renovated as a music venue.    http://thekessler.org/

Live Oak Music Hall, 1311 Lipscomb Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104.  817 926-0968.  http://theliveoak.com/

Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N Charles Street, Lewisville, TX.    City owned 296 seat theater with occasional blues events.  Opened 1/14/2011.

Nate's Seafood, 14951 Midway Road, Addison, TX 75001.  972-701-9622.  Good cajun seafood place with occasional live blues.     Nate's Website

Poor David's Pub
, 1313 South Lamar, Dallas, Tx. 214 821-9891. High profile, eclectic club that books mostly folk and country acts but occasionally books blues acts.  Poor David's Website

Skyline Blues Club, 1055 Regal Row, Dallas, Texas 75247, Located inside Sterling Hotel.  Live blues and jams Friday and Saturday nights.

River Run Roadhouse, 937 Woodward St., Fort Worth, Tx 76107.  817-870-BEER.  Former J&J Blues Bar location.  Occasional blues, mostly country and rock acts now.   http://www.riverrunroadhouse.com/

Sons of Hermann Hall, 3414 Elm Street (at Exposition), Dallas. 214-747-4422.  Fraternal order hall opened in 1911 with large wood floored ballroom upstairs.  Occasional blues shows.   Website

Stumpy's,  2811 W. Division, Arlington.  817-275-3202.   Big lighted parking lot with lots of parking.  Nice little stage area with plenty of seating. 

Tolbert's Restaurant, 423 South Main Street, Grapevine, Texas 76051.  817-421-4888.   Occasional live blues, usually on the rock side.  http://www.tolbertsrestaurant.com/index.htm

Uptown Theater, 120 East Main Street,Grand Prairie, Texas 75050.  972.237.8786.  Renovated city-owned theater featuring occasional blues shows.