THE BLINDHORSE SALOON
1035 Lowndes Hill Road, Greenville
A country music hot spot since 1995, with a huge dance floor and a popular house band, One Eyed Jack, in addition to visiting artists like Keith Urban, Jason Aldean and Trisha Yearwood.
930 E. Main St., Spartanburg
An outdoor biergarten — built of re-purposed shipping containers — that sends up lots of local musicians and open mic nights. Dog-friendly so your best friend can enjoy the bands, too.
GENEVIEVE’S AT THE PEACE CENTER
300 S. Main St., Greenville
A theater lounge and listening room with its own calendar of small-scale shows featuring local and traveling musicians.
200 Eisenhower Drive, Greenville
A destination for music lovers for 20-plus years. Known as the place “where live music lives,” this cool watering hole brings in a variety of hot acts.
3052 Howard St., Spartanburg
Spartanburg’s jam for 25 years. This rock club hosts plenty of metal and punk bands from all over the world.
MOE JOE COFFEE CO.
385 Old Greenville Highway, Clemson
Plenty of live sounds along with the fresh grounds at this Clemson coffeehouse – a favorite spot for local and regional acoustic acts.
With intimate communal space, Eighth State Brewing plays host to one of the most adventurous concert series in the area — three acts at every show, always free. 400 Augusta St., Suite 140, Greenville | EighthStateBrewing.com
THE RADIO ROOM
110 Poinsett Highway, Greenville
A live music venue and dive bar with a full kitchen. Sleep in on the weekends, because Sunday “brunch” is served noon-5 p.m.
RJ ROCKERS BREWERY
226-A W. Main St., Spartanburg
Always a local lineup along with local brews. Open mic and hometown favorites play the taproom every Tuesday through Saturday.
SMILEY’S ACOUSTIC CAFÉ
111 Augusta St., Greenville
Where there’s always live, local music – and never a cover charge. Monday Open Mic showcases the best buskers in town; DIY on Wednesdays during Live Band Karaoke.
THE SPINNING JENNY
107 Cannon St., Greer
A listening room and event venue in a historic building in downtown Greer, hosting some of today’s best arts and live music performances.
TRIBBLE’S BAR & GRILL
2910 Highway 86, Piedmont
An out-of-the-way music venue showcasing original local bands, real-feel rock and old-school country. Find out why everyone sings the praises of the bar and grill menu, too.
WAREHOUSE AT VAUGHNS
109 W. Trade St., Simpsonville
Rocking a full schedule of local and regional artists within a community venue comprising local vendors, indoor/outdoor seating, a container courtyard and a full acre of greenspace.