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Mercury Lounge

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Fantastic sell out gigs for the Vapors

Small Music Venue with Bar for 250 people. Great sound. The Vapors had 3 sell out gigs 19/20/21... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
via mobile
Amazing live music!

I was definitely expecting from NYC a lot of good places with live music. This one was better than... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Warsaw, Poland
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Oct 27, 2018
“Fantastic sell out gigs for the Vapors”
Aug 29, 2018
“Amazing live music!”
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Small Music Venue with Bar for 250 people. Great sound. The Vapors had 3 sell out gigs 19/20/21 October they smashed it! It was brilliantly awesome!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank creepygirl
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I was definitely expecting from NYC a lot of good places with live music. This one was better than my expectations! The best 12$ spent in New York. I’m absolutely in love in two bands I’ve seen there and never heard of before (Melt The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Agnieszka_Dankowska
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We came because "Ghostly Times" was playing and our son is the bass player! It was a great show! There is a big bar in the front of the house and the stage is in the back. There is some seating around the sides of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kiawahfox
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

I was looking to go to a decent NYC Indie music venue on my holidays, and chose the Mercury Lounge. The Magic Numbers were playing, which coincidentally had a personal tie to our trip so it was pretty sweet. The venue is a nice size,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank User192837465
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Went as quickly as the subway and my feet would take me from our UWS hotel to the Mercury Lounge on Houston Street to see Potty Mouth. The room is a couple of blocks from the subway. The front is a narrow bar (but you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank verobeee
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I had always heard about the Mercury Lounge and the bands. Took my son and wasn't disappointed. Great Indie Bands - Waiting on Henry and Wormburner. Every night there are different bands so check on who's playing. Located next to Katz Deli on Houston and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Leo B
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Loved our late night stop to listen to some random bands (both of which were quite good including Gold, a group of all-girls, and A Deer A Horse, excellent especially the talented drummer. Took me back to my youth in NY going to see live...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Elitefreak
Reviewed May 25, 2016

We came to see Corrine Bailey Rae and loved this venue. Small and intimate with the sound level the best I have heard at a club. It's SRO, but we got in line early and snagged a seat on the bench on the side. During...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Ron T
Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

I went to the Mercury Lounge for the first time to see a band. I got there before the doors were open so I hit a few watering holes across the street. I highy recommend this trick so you can prime the pump for what...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

Whenever I am in NYC I am always attending a show at the Mercury Lounge. It's a small venue so you have the chance to meet with the musicians. I have always really enjoyed the musicians I picked. I can only highly recommend this place!

Date of experience: September 2015
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