The Bitter End

The Bitter End is known for being the oldest rock club in New York City. Since 1961, this venue has witnessed the discovery of some of the greatest artists in American music. While this venue has kept its authentic appearence, many high calliber musicians still play here to this day.

The tables and chair surrounding the stage give this venue a more intimate feel, perfect to see your favorite local acoustic act. With that said, it wouldn't be the most comfortable venue to attend a loud rock show although those common occur here. This historical venue provides a chill vibe, perfect for unwinding after a long day.

Main styles: Rock, Folk, Soul, Jazz, Acoustin, Americana, World
Overall feel: Rock Club, Chill
Avg. crowd size: 75-200
Avg. age of crowd: 21+ (very large age range)
Stuff to do around there: Surrounding neighborhood has great bars and restaurants
Jam Session? No
Avg. age of musicians: All Ages
Skill of musicians: Very talented local musicians
Quality of networking: Good, many talented musicians always present
Notable past acts: Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Joan Baez, Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Patti Smith, so many more...
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147 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 673-7030
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village