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Char's Has the Blues

Open Now: 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Great Atmosphere

This small venue is just such a cool atmosphere. ALL ages and walks of life. The band (Soul Power... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
Tempe, Arizona
via mobile

If you enjoy live music, a lively crowd and funky, small places, then you should go here if you're... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
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May 26, 2018
“Great Atmosphere”
Apr 15, 2018
“Great music but way too crowded”
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4631 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013-2755
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

This small venue is just such a cool atmosphere. ALL ages and walks of life. The band (Soul Power) was late getting started due to their keyboard player, who seemed a little out of it, but the band was fantastic and people danced, drank, laughed,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ronettaa
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We visited Chars on a Friday night. Cover charge was $7. Upon arrival the place was pretty empty and we were comfortable. The band had not begun performing. Within two hours, our little table had people standing on all sides. It was ridiculous. The people...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dreamstar777
Reviewed July 14, 2017

If you enjoy live music, a lively crowd and funky, small places, then you should go here if you're in town. We saw the regular Sat night act (Lady Jai) who was wonderful. We were about 10 feet from the band. There isn't really a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank bucks17
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

We go there often. Live band every night. Very crowded Friday and Saturday nights but lots of fun. Cover charge some nights. $3-6. Its where us grown folk go.

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank billberry
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Attemded monday jam session. Some,phenomenal musical performances,with a few characters (always at jam sessions). But overall very entertaining. Neither expensive nor suspect. Live music every night It is where the best local musicians go.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Dave F
Reviewed November 27, 2016

I used to come to Chars a couple of times a week when I lived in Phoenix and on our last trip out it has definitely changed. A lot of people in the parking smoking pot, as we walked up the bouncer was picking a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Don't let the "Blues" name fool ya. It's really Motown and Soul. Best live music in town 7 nights a week. I prefer the weekdays cause it's not so crowded. Every single band that plays here are truly professional musicians and singers! This is the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Skeeter52
Reviewed February 21, 2016

Small, quaint bar. Comfortable atmosphere, small cover charge with great music. The band played a variety of types of music, all good. Hard to sit still. Each person in the band stood out but the drummer was phenomenal. I understand there are a number of...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank ehd555
Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

As what some may consider an old timer this place is Blues in Phoenix. Started enjoying Char's in my 20's and still enjoying it as I hit 60. One of the few original watering holes with great music.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank KDiPiazza
Reviewed July 22, 2015

As an East coast girl, I was expecting a typical snooty jazz and blues club with lots of tables and a traditional band where everyone would sit, listen and clap when they were supposed to. I was quite surprised to find out that the club...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Jan M
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October 9, 2015|
Response from ronettaa | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's $7.