Charlotte is a hub for delicious food and cocktails on the East Coast. as well as talented artists. Where can you go to experience both the nightlife and live music scene in Charlotte? With so many musicians coming from Charlotte, the music scene is next to none and with so many live music bars in Charlotte, there is a huge possibility you find a new favorite band or artist the next time you go out.

Check out the best bars with live music in Charlotte perfect for anyone looking to get a drink and listen to a new band. For more of the best bars in Charlotte, 704Area is your go-to guide for all local nightlife and events nearby.

Tin Roof Charlotte
Bar $$
210 E Trade St, Charlotte NC, 28202
Originating in Nashville, TN, the Tin Roof takes great pride in providing all of its customers with great food and amazing live music!! . Originating in Nashville,...
The Thirsty Beaver Saloon
1225 Central Ave, Charlotte NC, 28204
To find out about shows go to The Thirsty Beaver Saloon FANPAGE! BUT if you subscribe be prepared to get event invites! THANKS!!/groups/118948254802010/
4.6  5 Rating (1)
300 N. College St., Charlotte NC, 28202
The Imperial is a classic refined Cocktail and Jazz lounge located in the Northside Station of Uptown Charlotte, NC. Boasting a signature selection of hand...
The Evening Muse
Bar $
3227 North Davidson Street, Charlotte NC, 28205
The Evening Muse opened our doors in April of 2001. Thanks to the music-lovin' citizens of Charlotte and venturous visitors to our fair city, the Muse...
Snug Harbor
Bar $
1228 Gordon St, Charlotte NC, 28205
Rock & Roll venue
Hattie's Tap & Tavern
2918 The Plaza, Charlotte NC, 28205
Dog friendly neighborhood pub right between the neighborhoods of Plaza Midwood & NoDa. A massive variety of craft beer, whiskey & a great atmosphere.
The Milestone Club
3400 Tuckaseegee Rd, Charlotte NC, 28208
Originally opened in 1969, The Milestone has been a southern landmark for rock/punk/new wave/metal and various underground scenes for over 40 years...currently...
4.7  5 Rating (3)
1800 East 7th street, Charlotte NC, 28204
Enjoy the friendly, laid-back atmosphere of 'Nawlins without having to leave your back yard. Experiencing the sensation of true New Orleans cuisine has...
The Rabbit Hole
Live Music $$
1801 Commonwealth Avenue, Charlotte NC, 28205
For lovers of every type of music, we will be hosting it all. We are the launching pad for bands in the Queen City, so check out the hottest up and coming...
Smokey Joe's Cafe/Bar
Bar $$
510 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte NC, 28205
WE DO NOT SERVE FOOD! We do have 120+ beers available, 2 pool tables, multiple TVs, a large Patio, ping pong & live music! 21+ only!