836 Prior Avenue
The Celtic arts are celebrated at this space for concerts, dances, and private events. Enjoy third Saturday family céilí with the Twin Cities Céilí Band.
2162 University Avenue
Irish music and dancing alongside tap beers and top-shelf whiskey, with live music 6 nights a week. Never done it before? All ages are welcome for Irish céilí dancing every first Saturday afternoon, or show up for low-key céilí dance lessons on Wednesday nights.
Faces Mears Park
373 Sibley Street
American cuisine with an emphasis on sustainable and local. Includes a wine bar, bottle shop, and bakery. Dance on Saturday nights to hip-hop with a DJ.
Half Time Rec
1013 Front Street
Popular dive bar with live music every weekend and plenty of room for dance moves. Enjoy the Irish corned beef (courtesy of Paddy Shack), drink specials, and bocce ball. Wednesday has DJ-spun tunes and Thursday is karaoke night.
Minnesota Music Cafe
499 Payne Avenue
“Where the food’s great and the music’s cooking!” Live blues, jazz, soul, and a packed dance floor are staples at this first-rate venue.
Wabasha Street Caves
215 South Wabasha Street
Thursday night swing dance. Doors open at 6 p.m., live music from 7 to 10.
Wilebski’s Blues Saloon
1638 Rice Street
Hardwood floors and out-of-this-world blues.