There’s nothing like unwinding after a long day at the office with a glass of vino and live music. Harlem has long since been a hub for fresh talent in the realm of music. There are several spots in Harlem that showcase awesome live acts. We’ve rounded up a handful of places throughout the neighborhood where you can catch live performances. Check out our list below.
Harlem Nights Bar
Located blocks away from Striver’s Row, Harlem Nights Bar has become a go-to spot for live music in the neighborhood. The bar offers a diverse array of live music events—featuring both amateur and seasoned singers. They recently launched a new showcase, dubbed “Harlem Soul Lounge,” which features emerging talent from around the globe.
Silvana features acts that can cater to anyone’s musical palette. Whether you’re into jazz, hip-hop, folk, Latin or pop; the establishment showcases talent from almost every genre you could think of. Silvana provides unique and memorable musical experiences; playing an essential role in shaping Harlem’s ever-changing cultural landscape.
A video posted by Silvana NYC (@silvanaharlem) on
As one of the latest editions to the neighborhood, Nabe Harlem is cementing itself as a hub for local musical talent. The Japanese Soul Food fusion lounge features live acts that are just as diverse as the items on their menu. On any given night you can swing by Nabe Harlem to catch a jazz jam session or solo performances by local artists.
Ginny’s Supper Club
Located on the lower level of Harlem’s Red Rooster, Ginny’s Supper Club hosts jam sessions with music artists from all over the world. Ginny’s conjures up a classic and sexy vibe that is reminiscent of the Harlem Renaissance era. The lineups featured at the lounge bridges generational gaps through music; often hosting both old school jazz acts and up-and-coming artists
We’re counting down the minutes until #briannathomas hits the stage. If you’re in the area tonight stop by for a drink and the show! (730 and 930 sets) #GinnysSupperClub #HarlemNights #livemusic #jazz
A video posted by Ginny’s Supper Club (@ginnysharlem) on
Gin Fizz brings a vintage vibe to the new era. The cocktail lounge, located along Lenox Avenue, is known for hosting some of the best jazz acts. Upon stepping inside of Gin Fizz, you instantly feel like you’ve traveled back in time to 1930s Harlem.
Founded in 2007, Shrine has grown to become a cultural hub in the Harlem community. It serves as a melting pot of music artists from different backgrounds and genres. Shrine showcases everything from rap to rock acts in a laid-back, chill environment.
A video posted by Shrine NYC (@shrineharlem) on