Never has there been a more harmonious relationship than Syracuse nightlife and live music. We've rounded up some of the most popular spots where you can watch bands perform year-round. 


Kitty Hoynes

Enjoy a true Irish pub experience with live traditional Irish and acoustic music every week. Make sure to grab a Guinness at their wrap-around bar which was imported straight from Ireland.  


The Westcott Theater

This award-winning music venue showcases an array of musical acts. This theater transforms for performances from the diverse realms of psychedelic rock, fan favorite tributes and even EDM.


Colemans Authentic Irish Pub

Colemans combines small pub atmosphere with big energy live music events. Catch cozy indoor performances during the chillier seasons and large outdoor stage shows during the warmer months. 



Maxwells serves as a scene for local music veterans including a popular Tuesday open mic. Grab one of their burgers and enjoy this Hanover Square gem. 


The 443 Social Club and Lounge

This creative and fun space is the perfect place to catch an intimate acoustic performance. Grab a locally roasted coffee or specialty cocktail and connect with live music at 443. 


Funk 'n Waffles

Catch a show where Funkytown and Flavortown meet. Not only does this venue host live music almost every night but some of their classic menu items have been showcased on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives." 


Al's Wine and Whiskey

Not only can you listen to a live band at Al's but you can also choose from over 1,000 spirits lined up along old library shelves. Highlights also include a menu full of artisan meats & cheeses and a side area with a pool table and arcade games. 



This laid-back spot is known for their award-winning wings and live music that can be seen 5 nights a week. Shifty's is a locally loved venue for the best of CNY bands. 



Looking for specific live music events coming up? Check out our events calendar.