Live music/karaoke Archive

  • (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1577th bar, first visited in 2022. Not-for-profit record label & record store that recently opened a bar/performance venue as an addition to its fundraising...

    #1577: Manor Records

    (Strawberry Hill, Kansas City, KS) Scooter’s 1577th bar, first visited in 2022. Not-for-profit record label & record store that recently opened a bar/performance venue as an addition to its fundraising...

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  • (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Lots of things Scooter’s 1570th bar, first visited in 2022. We had tried to visit here a week earlier but it was closed for a...

    #1570: 9th & State

    (Downtown, Kansas City, MO) Formerly Lots of things Scooter’s 1570th bar, first visited in 2022. We had tried to visit here a week earlier but it was closed for a...

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  • (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1561st bar, first visited in 2022. This place had come with so many recommendations, so we decided to head over here next. And in better circumstances,...

    #1561: Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden

    (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1561st bar, first visited in 2022. This place had come with so many recommendations, so we decided to head over here next. And in better circumstances,...

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  • (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1558th bar, first visited in 2022. After a while we got antsy and wanted a change of scenery, but it only took a couple of doors...

    #1558: Friends Bar

    (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1558th bar, first visited in 2022. After a while we got antsy and wanted a change of scenery, but it only took a couple of doors...

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  • (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1556th bar, first visited in 2022. We left Buckshots pretty hammered, and because we had forgotten we had to cross the street to get to it,...

    #1556: Coyote Ugly

    (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1556th bar, first visited in 2022. We left Buckshots pretty hammered, and because we had forgotten we had to cross the street to get to it,...

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  • (Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1555th bar, first visited in 2022. By now it was getting late, but this one looked cool and drew us in. Once inside we realized that is...

    #1555: Buckshot

    (Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1555th bar, first visited in 2022. By now it was getting late, but this one looked cool and drew us in. Once inside we realized that is...

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  • (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1552nd bar, first visited in 2022. After The Jackalope we decided that we would just walk down the street and stick our heads in the front...

    #1552: Chupacabra Cantina

    (Downtown, Austin, TX) Scooter’s 1552nd bar, first visited in 2022. After The Jackalope we decided that we would just walk down the street and stick our heads in the front...

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  • (Chinook, WA) Scooter’s 1527th bar, first visited in 2022. After we were done exploring Astoria we decided to cross the bridge into Washington and visit the first interesting-looking bar we...

    #1527: The Old Fishtrap

    (Chinook, WA) Scooter’s 1527th bar, first visited in 2022. After we were done exploring Astoria we decided to cross the bridge into Washington and visit the first interesting-looking bar we...

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  • (Dodge City, KS) Scooter’s 1516th bar, first visited in 2022. After visiting the brewery and the distillery, I realized I need a Guinness to make St. Patrick’s Day official. This...

    #1516: The Doctor’s Office

    (Dodge City, KS) Scooter’s 1516th bar, first visited in 2022. After visiting the brewery and the distillery, I realized I need a Guinness to make St. Patrick’s Day official. This...

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  • (Downtown, Crescent City, CA) Scooter’s 1493rd bar, first visited in 2021. We thought this was a cocktail bar based on pictures we saw in Google reviews, but beer and wine...

    #1493: Enoteca

    (Downtown, Crescent City, CA) Scooter’s 1493rd bar, first visited in 2021. We thought this was a cocktail bar based on pictures we saw in Google reviews, but beer and wine...

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  • (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1476th bar, first visited in 2021. As a long-time denizen of Zoo Bar in Kansas City, I’ve been long trying to visit the famous blues venue...

    #1476: Zoo Bar

    (Downtown, Lincoln, NE) Scooter’s 1476th bar, first visited in 2021. As a long-time denizen of Zoo Bar in Kansas City, I’ve been long trying to visit the famous blues venue...

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  • (Downtown, Anchorage, AK) Scooter’s 1424th bar, first visited in 2019. This wasn’t a bar we were planning to visit. But we were revisiting a bar around the corner (Darwin’s Theory)...

    #1424: Gaslight Lounge

    (Downtown, Anchorage, AK) Scooter’s 1424th bar, first visited in 2019. This wasn’t a bar we were planning to visit. But we were revisiting a bar around the corner (Darwin’s Theory)...

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  • (Ester, Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1414th bar, first visited in 2019. We came here for lunch after a morning of dog sledding. Good bar food, good beer selection, and seating for...

    #1414: Ivory Jack’s

    (Ester, Fairbanks, AK) Scooter’s 1414th bar, first visited in 2019. We came here for lunch after a morning of dog sledding. Good bar food, good beer selection, and seating for...

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  • (Joplin, MO) Scooter’s 1391st bar, first visited in 2019. There were a couple of other bars I wanted to check out, but it was getting late and I needed to...

    #1391: Frank’s Lounge

    (Joplin, MO) Scooter’s 1391st bar, first visited in 2019. There were a couple of other bars I wanted to check out, but it was getting late and I needed to...

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  • (Downtown, Joplin, MO) Scooter’s 1390th bar, first visited in 2019. This is another place I picked just for the name. I was about to call an Uber from Flicker until...

    #1390: Whiskey Dick’s

    (Downtown, Joplin, MO) Scooter’s 1390th bar, first visited in 2019. This is another place I picked just for the name. I was about to call an Uber from Flicker until...

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  • (Cartersville, MO) Formerly Shirley’s Place Scooter’s 1386th bar, first visited in 2019. I found this gem located on Historic Route 66, about halfway between my exit and a brewery I...

    #1386: Shirley’s Neighborhood Tavern

    (Cartersville, MO) Formerly Shirley’s Place Scooter’s 1386th bar, first visited in 2019. I found this gem located on Historic Route 66, about halfway between my exit and a brewery I...

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  • (Lamar, MO) Scooter’s 1385th bar, first visited in 2019. Stopped here on the way to Joplin because I loved the name. It was pretty quiet in there at the time...

    #1385: The Gallows

    (Lamar, MO) Scooter’s 1385th bar, first visited in 2019. Stopped here on the way to Joplin because I loved the name. It was pretty quiet in there at the time...

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  • (Mt Clemens, MI) Scooter’s 1365th bar, first visited in 2019. We wanted to get a nice dive bar in on our afternoon, and we picked this one based partly on...

    #1365: Dick Weed’s Bar

    (Mt Clemens, MI) Scooter’s 1365th bar, first visited in 2019. We wanted to get a nice dive bar in on our afternoon, and we picked this one based partly on...

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  • (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1351st bar, first visited in 2019. This is primarily a karaoke bar but we were here way too early for karaoke. So our entertainment was...

    #1351: AJ’s on East Court

    (Downtown, Des Moines, IA) Scooter’s 1351st bar, first visited in 2019. This is primarily a karaoke bar but we were here way too early for karaoke. So our entertainment was...

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  • (Downtown, Bethany, MO) Scooter’s 1337th bar, first visited in 2019. My friend Brandon and I tried to visit here over a decade ago when it was a placed called Right...

    #1337: Mugsley’s Pub

    (Downtown, Bethany, MO) Scooter’s 1337th bar, first visited in 2019. My friend Brandon and I tried to visit here over a decade ago when it was a placed called Right...

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  • (Forest Home Hills, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1327th bar, first visited in 2019. I have been to a ton of dive bars. Up to the point of this writing, I had...

    #1327: Holler House

    (Forest Home Hills, Milwaukee, WI) Scooter’s 1327th bar, first visited in 2019. I have been to a ton of dive bars. Up to the point of this writing, I had...

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