Best Live Music Venue

TIE: Emo's, Antone's

Emo's: dark, loud, and hip. Antone's: colorful, rootsy, and historic. Those might be generalizations, but you'd be hard-pressed to find two live-music venues that differed more. Nevertheless, both clubs boast regular clientele, top-notch bookings, and fantastic sound. Where Emo's concentrates on contemporary rock & roll, Antone's leans more toward blues-based rhythms. Emo's is to Spoon as Antone's is to Bob Schneider. Whatever your cup of tea, these two venues are your favorites of which to take a sip.

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