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Good time

My cousin heard about this place and was like let's go the have free parking and its Byob you can... read more

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trayjr
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Moundville, Alabama
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Great Environment, Great Music

I recently opened a business in the Historic Downtown Bessemer and have been hearing about Gip's... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
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“Good time”
Aug 13, 2018
“Great Environment, Great Music”
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My cousin heard about this place and was like let's go the have free parking and its Byob you can bring your cooler or whatever you like to drink it ten dollars to get in it be pretty pack and it just opens on Saturday...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I recently opened a business in the Historic Downtown Bessemer and have been hearing about Gip's for a while and we decided to give it a try. We planned a dinner at Bright Star which was having a featured New Orleans Chef for the weekend...More

1  Thank Jimmie L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Going to Gip's Place is a unique and fun experience. It's a little scary getting there because it's in a neighborhood, but you will have a great time once you are there!

1  Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Now, I'm a music aficionado, and feast on local music styles wherever I go in this world. So, when adventure; living history; way-old blues chord structure (Gip) and modern blended ones (the band); hot, sultry southern night with crickets chirping; a loving variety of humans...More

3  Thank GilFrida
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice place for shopping, hangout and food lover. Children can enjoy train ride outside mall and a bus ride inside mall.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Gip's is AWESOME, a really cool-daddy place, lotsa good music and fellowship amongst Black A-N-D White folk just sayin'... ;-)

1  Thank wvlngth10
Reviewed November 10, 2017

If you are a music fan, this is a Don't Miss Stop! Do not be put off by the area...this is so much fun!

Thank Stephanie3626
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Have always wanted to visit and finally decided to do so, this is a Saturday night only kind of venue - one of Americas last Juke joints friendly crowd fun place to visit with friends no alcohol or food served so bring your own plenty...More

3  Thank Vann j
Reviewed February 5, 2017

I went for the first time, a friend of my uncle's had directed him to the facebook page, and he brought me, my boyfriend, his girlfriend, and her son along for the ride. Now, I have to say, I am 17, well under the legal...More

3  Thank Ashlee G
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Such a fun place! Very casual, easy, bring your own cooler, they offer grilled food until it runs out, great music, great mix of people.

2  Thank AnnaFowler
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September 19, 2018|
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Response from GilFrida | Reviewed this property |
It is, indeed. However, I don't recommend going during intense wet weather, as the parking area and path to the juke joint can get muddy. It could be quite agreeable, though, when you go. There's a Facebook presence listing... More
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Susan C
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Response from AnnaFowler | Reviewed this property |
I have not been when it rains. The building may leak- but it would still be fun I am sure 😊
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