Dallas/Fort Worth BLUES CLUBS

 Last Update 5/4/18

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

Austin Event Center, 1125 East Berry, Fort Worth.  Multipurpose event center with occasional live blues events.  http://austineventcenter.com/

Big Beat Dallas Stage, 340 West Los Colinas Blvd, suite 100, Irving, Texas.  Outdoor plaza stage at the Texas Lottery Plaza in the Toyota Music Factory.    https://bigbeatdallas.wpengine.com/events/

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 Rush. On site parking with security. Rough area, be careful. Holds about 750. 

Bucky Moonshine's, 2912 Elm Street, Dallas, Tx 75226.  214-748-6901.  Southern Eats and bar with occasional live blues.  Awesome food.     http://buckymoonshine.com/

Buttons, 4701 West Freeway, Fort Worth  817-735-4900.  Restaurant featuring mostly jazz and R&B with occasional live blues.  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.    http://www.cadillacpizzapub.com/

18th and Vine Barbecue, 4100 Maple Avenue, Dallas, Texas.  Upscale Kansas City style BBQ with music room upstairs.  Occasional blues.  https://www.18thandvinebbq.com/

Fred's Texas Cafe, 3 locations, Fort Worth.  Burger and Beer joints with occasional live blues.   http://fredstexascafe.com/events/

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

Guitars and Growlers,
581 West Campbell, suite 101, Richardson, Texas 75080.  469-904-5165.  Craft beer bar that also sells guitars.  Occasional live music, sometimes blues.  http://www.guitarsandgrowlers.com/

Highway 61 South,
340 West Los Colinas Blvd, suite 100, Irving, Texas. 469-209-6682.   New restaurant/bar opening April 2018 as part of the Toyota Music Factory complex.  https://highway61south.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/

Mac's Southside, 1701 South Lamar, Dallas, Texas 75215.  214-484-8029.  Local bar with occasional live blues.  Hash Brown jam on Wednesdays at 8 pm.  http://www.macssouthside.com/home.html

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.   http://www.mclgrand.com/

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

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.  http://www.sonsofhermann.com/

Six Springs Tavern, 147 N. Plano Road, Richardson.  
469-917-3040.  New club with mostly country acts and occasional blues.  Opened October 2017.   Six Springs Tavern

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.  http://www.stumpysbluesbar.com/

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

Uncle Calvin's Coffee House, 9555 North Central Expressway, Dallas 75231 (Located inside Northpark Presbyterian Church).  Mostly folk and country acts in a coffee house setting with occasional acoustic blues.    http://www.unclecalvins.org/

Uptown Theater, 120 East Main Street,Grand Prairie, Texas 75050.  972.237.8786.  Renovated city-owned theater featuring occasional blues shows.       http://www.uptowntheatergp.com/home.htm