Newark’s great nightlife and performing art centers also promote the live music available in the city. Some lounges and restaurants bring in live music during the evening to attract the crowd, making Newark an ideal place to grab a few drinks and enjoy the performing talent. In this article, we’ve highlighted the best live music spots in Newark, of New Jersey, to make it easier for you.
27 Mix houses a lively crowd with Latin, Asian and American eats in an arty, exposed-brick setting near NJPAC. Come on the nights of live music to enjoy the energetic and spirited atmosphere of the restaurant. The back patio is a beautiful setting to be seated for a meal and a perfect area after happy hour. It is always a full house on the nights of the live bands and singers, so make sure to head down early to grab a drink and chair. Opening hours: Mon-Wed 11.30am-12am, Thu-Fri 11.30am-1am, Sat 5pm-1am27 Halsey St, Newark, NJ, United States, +1 973 648 0643
Manu’s Kitchen Bar & Sushi Lounge
Manu’s Kitchen Bar & Sushi Lounge is a Mediterranean-sushi fusion cuisine, including tapas, in a stylish bi-level space with live music. Born out of a lifelong passion for quality dining and architecture, Manu’s finds itself in the heart of the historical Ironbound community. The result is a distinguished menu of sultry dishes serving up an eager appetite. From vegetarian to their delicious tapas, they offer a mixture of cuisines to satisfy the palate of every customer. Imported wines, sake, and beer will bring out the flavor of your chosen dishes. Joining the live music will make your night even better. 90 Ferry St, Newark, NJ, United States, +1 973 465 5600
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