Boston, Massachusetts - Bars & Nightlife
Boston is a diehard sports town, and that infatuation is reflected in its bar scene. However, the trendy lounges and dive bars of Back Bay offer an alternative to the sports bar scene.
Home to rock legends such as Aerosmith, the Pixies and, well, Boston – Boston is a live music town with several outstanding venues. Electronic music aficionados should head to Lansdowne Street, where the young and scantily clad come to dance the night away.
The design aesthetics of Cure Lounge were drawn from a strong focus on history and mood. Originally designed to be the ladies lounge and orchestra area to the theatre, this uniquely beautiful space called for an understated elegance evocative of the period. Finished with a "Victorian Chic" design, the glamorized cues of Cure Lounge are evident from the moment you step in. Bold dramatic statements of shapes and patterns with a subtle, sophisticated color palette, balance and juxtapose each other in Jing-Jang form to bring a unique vibe to this historical Boston gem.
A mix of high style decor and luxurious amenities. The city's best DJs spin a mix of EDM and Top 40 for a packed dance floor. Larger groups can take advantage of the venue's variety of VIP suites. The European inspired decor at Gypsy Bar creates a high energy and trendy atmosphere, a key reason to why the wait line at Gypsy Bar is never ending. The sultry red lighting, gorgeous bars, and open space will definitely start your wild evening off right.
Located in the bustling Theater District, Boston's best club brings together the sexiest and hippest people from around the globe. By providing excellent security and impeccable service, in a beautifully decorated space with state of the art sound, Rumor has raised the bar in Boston's night life. Rumor is far and away one of Boston's hottest nightclubs.
The modern Storyville was born from Boston's black and white past. A past narrated by Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, and backed by riffs courtesy of Stan Getz and Duke Ellington in the legendary jazz club. Re-opened in 2011, Storyville today re-imagines that Red-Light District, decadent, speakeasy vibe with dining, dancing and drinks in Boston’s Back Bay.
The Black Rose
Coats of arms, Irish flags and photos of the motherland coat the walls of this traditional Irish pub where Guinness flows freely from the taps. Weekends occasionally feature live Irish music and dancing.
Across the Charles River in Cambridge sits the Boston area’s Mecca for punk and indie rock. Downstairs, punk and indie bands blast through their sets, while upstairs, the smaller, renovated room hosts more laid-back acoustic and hip-hop shows.
Umbria Prime/Umbria The Nightclub
Umbria Prime is one of Boston's premier steakhouses, serving up lunch and dinner throughout the week. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, its top floors are the home of Prime the Nightclub, a world-class club with 25+ clientele that draws the talents of internationally-famed DJs. Here you will find an ultra lounge with vodka bar, two spacious dance floors, a VIP lounge, and plush couches.
Eastern Standard Bar
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, this trendy establishment in Boston's Kenmore Square is a great place to have a meal or grab drinks with friends.
This swanky 21+ nightclub is the place to go on the weekends to dance the night away to DJs spinning the catchiest tunes.
House of Blues Boston
The House of Blues is a concert venue hosting major national acts. It's also a great place to grab dinner Thursday-Saturday.
Visit the pub that inspired the setting of the TV series "Cheers". The bar also hosts several live events and welcomes children until 10 p.m.
The PourHouse Bar & Grill
With three fully-stocked bars and a kitchen that's open late, the PourHouse is a great place to hang out on game nights, or any other night for that matter.
Howl at the Moon
Howl at the Moon is the answer for those seeking a different experience from the typical bar and club scene. Patrons of this dueling piano bar become part of the performance.
Good food, good drinks, and good music are the perfect trio to make this the place to spend a fun evening in the financial district.