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The Village Vanguard

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Address: 178 Seventh Ave. South, New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: 212-255-4037
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Sun - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:30 am

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World class Jazz

Great music and all the best players perform here, it's a pokey jazz joint which are always the best but you go here for the music and the jazz history this place carries.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great music and all the best players perform here, it's a pokey jazz joint which are always the best but you go here for the music and the jazz history this place carries.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

You have to book as its a small jaz club but no dancing and each performance is 2 hours but what an experince and atmosphere well worth going there even if you are not a jaz fan.

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Joinville, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

No words to describe this place. It really feels like a time machine. You sense the presence of jazz giants in a very small place. You MUST visit if you have any interest in improvised music. Reserve on line in advance and enjoy.

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Jupiter, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice music, bar tab required of a drink per patron but no big deal. $30 tickets and a drink per person not so bad. Really enjoyed the music-- get there early.

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If you are a Jazz fan this is an obligatory venue to go to. A small cellar venue with no food but some of the best jazz musicians on the planet. The oldest Jazz Club in New York but still one of the best

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Loved this place. Very quaint but so worth it if you are a music lover. Eat before you come as they only serve beverages. It's all about the music. Invited friends. Was such a great night of culture . The musicians were world classed. Must see place in NY.

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aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Easy to reserve a table over the phone, but get there early to get a good place, great jazz, not too expensive (30$ when we were there) and 8$ for a beer, and no pressure to buy more, you can stay on free for the following performance provided you just buy another drink.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Attended a Monday night session with the in house band, and wasn't disappointed. A great set. A very cosy venue with every person close to each other. Book a ticket...this is essential.

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Saw the house band on a Monday night - fabulous group of musicians!!! You need to like close quarters, however.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Book in advance, as it is very small and go here! A real NY experience full of jazz legends on the walls and an amazingly talented "house" jazz band of 16. One of the best NY "moments" i have experienced.

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Address: 178 Seventh Ave. South, New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: 212-255-4037
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Monday 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 8:00 pm - 12:30 am

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