Dallas/Fort Worth BLUES CLUBS

 Last Update 2/22/23

A Step Up Lounge, 3720 Walnut Hill Ln # 115, Dallas, Texas 75229.   214-351-5881.  Blues jam on Tuesday night.   

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

The Balcony Club, 1825 Abrams Road (upstairs next to the theater), Dallas, TX 75214.  214-826-8104.  Small mixed format club with occasional blues.  https://www.balconyclub.com/

The Bartonville Store, 96 McMakin Road, Bartonville, TX 76226.  940-241-3301.  Restaurant and meat market with mostly country acts.  Occasional blues.  https://www.thebartonvillestore.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 Rush. On site parking with security. Rough area, be careful. Holds about 250. https://www.facebook.com/RLBluesPalace2/

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/   https://www.facebook.com/buckymoonshine/

Cadillac Pizza Bar, 112 S. Kentucky St., McKinney, Texas.  972-547-3833.  Pizza joint with brick oven pizzas and occasional live blues.  Plenty of free street parking.    http://www.cadillacpizzapub.com/

Fred's Texas Cafe, 2 locations, Fort Worth.  Burger and Beer joints with rare live blues.   http://fredstexascafe.com/events/

The Goat, 7248 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX. (former location of The Office Lounge). 214-327-8119. Mixed format club 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/

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.  Actual 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/

Magnolia Motor Lounge, 3803 Southwest Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76116.  817-332-3344.  Mostly country but occasional blues shows.  https://www.magnoliamotorlounge.com/

MainStage 222,
222 East Irving Blvd, Irving, Texas 75060.  Indoor and outdoor stages run by an Irving Theater group.  Rare live blues events.   http://www.irvingtheatre.org

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

Reveler's Hall, 412 N. Bishop Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75208.  972-982-2661.  Terraplane Tuesdays pre-war blues and jazz jam.  Occasional blues bands.   https://www.revelershall.com/

Shotzee's, 134 S. Main Street, Keller, Texas 76248.  682-593-0820.  Restaurant and bar with occasional blues acts.  https://shotzees.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.  http://www.sonsofhermann.com/

Shuck Me (Alliance),
9560 Feather Grass Ln, Fort Worth, TX 76177. 817-803-4300.  Seafood and occasional blues.  http://shuckme.net/fort-worth
Shuck Me (Southlake), 585 Randol Mill Ave, Southlake, TX 76092. 817-748-2563.  Seafood and occasional blues.  https://www.shuckme.net/southlake

Six Springs Tavern, 147 N. Plano Road, Richardson.  469-917-3040.  Nice club in a shopping center booking blues, rock, and singer/songwriters emphasizing original music.  Plenty of free parking.  Opened October 2017.   Six Springs Tavern

,  2811 W. Division, Arlington.  817-275-3202.   Big lighted parking lot with lots of parking.  Nice stage area with plenty of seating.   http://www.stumpysbluesbar.com/

Tannahill's Tavern & Music Hall, 122 East Exchange suite 200 (Mule Alley in the Stockyards), Fort Worth, Texas 76164.  opening October 1, 2022.  https://www.tannahills.com/

The Tavern on Main, 115 E. Main Street, Richardson, Texas 75081.  972-235-8667.  Small bar with occasional blues.  Smoking downstairs. Yuck.  https://tavernonmainstreet.com/

Texas Lottery Plaza Stage,  316 West Los Colinas Blvd, Irving, Texas 75039.  972-810-1499.  Outdoor stage at the Toyota Music Factory.

Third Rail at Harvest Hall, 815 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051.  817-250-3050.   Bar and restaurant area of  Hotel Vin.  Occasional blues acts. Opened February 2021.  https://www.harvesthall.com/event

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

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