Music & Nightlife

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Best live music venues

Beat Coffeehouse & Records

  • Critics choice

Part coffeehouse, eaterie, bar, vinyl record store and music venue, the Beat is Las Vegas’s epicentre for all (anti-establishment) things Downtown. Local musicians play on the stage-less floor at the front of the store, while their fans and friends spill out on to

  1. 520 E Fremont Street, (at 6th Street)
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Double Down Saloon

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice

No head for drink? Then hand over $20 for puke insurance: if you barf, staff will clean up. Otherwise, you’re on your own at this darkly chaotic bar. ‘The Happiest Place on Earth’, they bill it, and with good reason: the music is loud, whether from the impeccably

  1. Paradise Plaza, 4640 Paradise Road, (between E Harmon & E Tropicana avenues)
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Bunkhouse Saloon

This former country bar closed in the summer of 2013 for a makeover. While that wasn’t welcome news to Bunkhouse fans, who liked the taxidermy-and-cowboy decor, the management promised the redo wouldn’t sacrifice BH’s charm. It’s still too early to tell, but as

  1. 124 S 11th Street, (at S Fremont Street)
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