Live music/karaoke Archive

  • (Downtown, North Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1264th bar, first visited in 2018. New location! Right around the corner from the old place. It’s only been open a few days so...

    #1264: Christine’s Firehouse

    (Downtown, North Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1264th bar, first visited in 2018. New location! Right around the corner from the old place. It’s only been open a few days so...

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  • (Healy, AK) Scooter’s 1245th bar, first visited in 2018. The seating area in the very nice main building is a bit small/cramped for the crowds they get, but they tacked...

    #1245: 49th State Brewing Company

    (Healy, AK) Scooter’s 1245th bar, first visited in 2018. The seating area in the very nice main building is a bit small/cramped for the crowds they get, but they tacked...

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  • (Gulf Shores, AL) 30.247819, -87.687602 Scooter’s 1227th bar, first visited in 2018. Beachfront bar right at the heart of Gulf Shores. Has a full bar, an extensive food menu, and...

    #1227: Pink Pony Pub

    (Gulf Shores, AL) 30.247819, -87.687602 Scooter’s 1227th bar, first visited in 2018. Beachfront bar right at the heart of Gulf Shores. Has a full bar, an extensive food menu, and...

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  • (Perdido Key, Pensacola, FL) Scooter’s 1226th bar, first visited in 2018. After we realized the Florida state line was about 15 miles from our beach house, we drove the 15...

    #1226: Flora-Bama

    (Perdido Key, Pensacola, FL) Scooter’s 1226th bar, first visited in 2018. After we realized the Florida state line was about 15 miles from our beach house, we drove the 15...

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  • (Gulf Shores, AL) Scooter’s 1225th bar, first visited in 2018. This isn’t the only dive in Gulf Shores, but it was the easiest for me to find. This place is...

    #1225: Mud Bugs

    (Gulf Shores, AL) Scooter’s 1225th bar, first visited in 2018. This isn’t the only dive in Gulf Shores, but it was the easiest for me to find. This place is...

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  • (Tupelo, MS) Scooter’s 1224th bar, first visited in 2018. We were staying the night in Tupelo and decided to go out. All the downtown bars were to crowded with college...

    #1224: Shade Tree Lounge

    (Tupelo, MS) Scooter’s 1224th bar, first visited in 2018. We were staying the night in Tupelo and decided to go out. All the downtown bars were to crowded with college...

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  • (Midland, TX) Formerly Garden View Nursery Scooter’s 1217th bar, first visited in 2017. Quite literally a beer garden, as this craft beer bar occupies several greenhouses at a plant nursery....

    #1217: Midland Beer Garden

    (Midland, TX) Formerly Garden View Nursery Scooter’s 1217th bar, first visited in 2017. Quite literally a beer garden, as this craft beer bar occupies several greenhouses at a plant nursery....

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  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1177th bar, first visited in 2016. Visited this dive bar for the first time on a birthday pub crawl. Very friendly bartenders! The building...

    #1177: Fat Matt’s Vortex

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1177th bar, first visited in 2016. Visited this dive bar for the first time on a birthday pub crawl. Very friendly bartenders! The building...

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  • (Mile Marker 61, Edwards, MO) Scooter’s 1173rd bar, first visited in 2016. We had intended to go here before Fatties, but when we arrived they were hosting something called the...

    #1173: Possum Holler

    (Mile Marker 61, Edwards, MO) Scooter’s 1173rd bar, first visited in 2016. We had intended to go here before Fatties, but when we arrived they were hosting something called the...

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  • (Mile Marker 60-1/2, Edwards, MO) Formerly Rendezvous Scooter’s 1172nd bar, first visited in 2016. Odd mix of dive bar and Cracker Barrel. We had some good appetizers and Cari sang...

    #1172: Fatties

    (Mile Marker 60-1/2, Edwards, MO) Formerly Rendezvous Scooter’s 1172nd bar, first visited in 2016. Odd mix of dive bar and Cracker Barrel. We had some good appetizers and Cari sang...

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  • (Lyn-Lake, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1154th bar, first visited in 2016. (Also known as “Uptown VFW”) It’s not often that a VFW shows up on nearly every list of must-see bars...

    #1154: James Ballentine VFW Post #246

    (Lyn-Lake, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1154th bar, first visited in 2016. (Also known as “Uptown VFW”) It’s not often that a VFW shows up on nearly every list of must-see bars...

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  • (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1151st bar, first visited in 2016. My apologies for the poor outdoor photo, a torrential rainstorm began right as we paid our tab at Nomad...

    #1151: Palmer’s Bar

    (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1151st bar, first visited in 2016. My apologies for the poor outdoor photo, a torrential rainstorm began right as we paid our tab at Nomad...

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  • (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1150th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t originally on our list but the bartender at The Local (who also works here) recommended it. In...

    #1150: Nomad World Pub

    (West Bank, Minneapolis, MN) Scooter’s 1150th bar, first visited in 2016. This wasn’t originally on our list but the bartender at The Local (who also works here) recommended it. In...

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  • (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) 44.972875, -93.247651 Scooter’s 1143rd bar, first visited in 2016. Spacious sorts bar with an attached comedy club. Large rectangular central bar island. I had the Bent Paddle...

    #1143: The Corner Bar

    (Downtown, Minneapolis, MN) 44.972875, -93.247651 Scooter’s 1143rd bar, first visited in 2016. Spacious sorts bar with an attached comedy club. Large rectangular central bar island. I had the Bent Paddle...

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  • (Downtown, Granville, OH) Scooter’s 1127th bar, first visited in 2015. This two level restaurant & bar focuses primarily on craft brew, with dozens (hundreds?) of options available. Most are also...

    #1127: Brews Cafe

    (Downtown, Granville, OH) Scooter’s 1127th bar, first visited in 2015. This two level restaurant & bar focuses primarily on craft brew, with dozens (hundreds?) of options available. Most are also...

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  • (Downtown, Columbus, OH) Scooter’s 1125th bar, first visited in 2015. Most of our group had not tried mead before, so half of us went with the safe bet, the Apple...

    #1125: Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar

    (Downtown, Columbus, OH) Scooter’s 1125th bar, first visited in 2015. Most of our group had not tried mead before, so half of us went with the safe bet, the Apple...

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  • (Grove City, OH) Scooter’s 1122nd bar, first visited in 2015. Hung out here with male relatives while the women we were all with were enduring a nearby baby shower. Though...

    #1122: Donerick’s Pub & Grill

    (Grove City, OH) Scooter’s 1122nd bar, first visited in 2015. Hung out here with male relatives while the women we were all with were enduring a nearby baby shower. Though...

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  • (Downtown Square, Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1121st bar, first visited in 2015. The Center Pub is a genuine dive bar located i n Newark’s downtown square, in the front corner of...

    #1121: The Center Pub

    (Downtown Square, Newark, OH) Scooter’s 1121st bar, first visited in 2015. The Center Pub is a genuine dive bar located i n Newark’s downtown square, in the front corner of...

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  • (East Side, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1120th bar, first visited in 2015. This is a bar I have wanted to visit for years, but I’ve always been too scared to...

    #1120: Old Folks Lounge

    (East Side, Kansas City, MO) Scooter’s 1120th bar, first visited in 2015. This is a bar I have wanted to visit for years, but I’ve always been too scared to...

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  • (Oakland, Topeka, KS) Scooter’s 1115th bar, first visited in 2015. Ever since I first discovered the genre, I have been in love with neighborhood bars located in old houses. So...

    #1115: Brass Rail

    (Oakland, Topeka, KS) Scooter’s 1115th bar, first visited in 2015. Ever since I first discovered the genre, I have been in love with neighborhood bars located in old houses. So...

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  • (North Topeka, Topeka, KS) Scooter’s 1114th bar, first visited in 2015. This bar represented unfinished business from May 5, 2007. Back on that date, we were at a bar called...

    #1114: Joletta’s

    (North Topeka, Topeka, KS) Scooter’s 1114th bar, first visited in 2015. This bar represented unfinished business from May 5, 2007. Back on that date, we were at a bar called...

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