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Paris Blues

2021 Adam Clayton Powell Junior Bl, New York City, NY 10027 (Central Park)
(212) 222-9878 ‎
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Ranked #113 of 776 nightlife in New York City
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

As real as life gets. Every Person inside is a musician. Staff was really friendly and the owner probably the coolest chap I've ever met.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Sunday evening around 10:30 pm the bar had 5 people there. I sat at the bar and greeted the barmaid, I asked if there was live music tonight? She said they were on break. As I began to settle myself in...this old dude says..."you have to order a drink if you are going to sit at my bar. Surprised by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012 via mobile

Went all over Manhattan and this area place was one of our favorite. Nice to all and very welcoming to strangers and friends. They treat you like they've know you forever. If you just wanna go listen to some good blues, take a chance on this place. As for beer, try the local Harlem brew.

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Live music most nights and sometimes free food served. Always good energy and plenty of musical surprises. Old school Harlem divey vibe. The price is right: $0. Good vocalists and musicians welcome to join the regular jams. Call ahead to find out who's playing and when they start and finish. Crazy juke box plays it all: From Soul to Dean... More

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

We saw The Goddess Lakshmi, Rene Calvo and his band, at the Paris Blues in Harlem during our last stay in NYC... great songs - all original Calvo creations - and great voices, particularly the new female vocalist in the band who swayed between soul, screams and blues! There was even a Jim Morrison atmospheric chant that made us think... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011 via mobile

Im from NJ and it was very easy to get to using public transportation. I felt safe walking the streets at night there. What a great atmosphere to go listen to live music. Very down to earth people and I really thought I was transported back to the jazz/blues era. Rare to find such a place I had a great... More

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