2302 10th Street
Bridgeport, TX 76426
Phone: (940) 683-5777
Fax: (940) 683-4345
This cavernous honky-tonk is America's 'Best Country Music Nightclub' according to both the Country Music Association and The Academy of Country Music. It's also one of the largest and most famous. Founded in 1981, Billy Bob's Texas offers enough room for 6,000 people to drink, play pool, play video games or dance to the live country music performed every night. Rodeo enthusiasts will enjoy the indoor arena where cowboys ride bucking bulls every weekend. Friday and Saturday night headliners are often among the biggest names in the industry, including Garth Brooks, Lee Ann Rimes, Hank Williams Jr. and Bob Hope. All have left hand prints, which are displayed in concrete around the club.
Sporting an authentic Old West saloon ambiance, the White Elephant Saloon has been named among Esquire magazine's 100 Best Bars in America. Memorabilia found in the White Elephant Saloon memorializes the Fort Worth Stockyard's past. You will also find a wonderful collection of elephant artifacts, statues and toys given to the bar by appreciative patrons from around the world, from Germany to Thailand. Country and western music is played every night. The food is the usual bar fare, made specifically to complement the drinks and entertainment.
Love Shack is listed as one of the top 105 new restaurants in the world by Conde Nast magazine. This classic burger joint owned by celebrity chef Tim Love, has four levels of outdoor seating and serves the yummiest of burgers in town. The menu consists of a variety of burgers and hot dogs, sweets and drinks. On every day of the week, this charming restaurant has a special shake to offer like Chocolate Mint, Mocha, Vanilla and Raspberry. Sunday nights is movie screening time. The casual outdoor seating, live music and the juiciest of burgers grilled to perfection make this an ideal hang-out for the young at heart.
Cardona's located in the historic Stockyards is the place to go for some authentic Mexican dishes. Diners can get seated at the patio and tuck into some flavorful dishes from the grill. The signature dishes include the El Matador, Spinach and Squash Enchiladas, Beef and Chicken Fajitas and the delicious tapas which are highly recommended. The bar has an impressive selection of frozen margheritas and imported beers. This Mexican restaurant has live music as well during dinner time, so enjoy to your heart's content.
Neon Nights is a nightclub in downtown Fort Worth that knows how to consistently put on a real party. With occasional live music and creative cocktails nightly, Neon Nights blends the flavors of country, Tejano and pop music to create an atmosphere that is truly unique to the Fort Worth region and the vibe of this popular bar. Friday and Saturday nights feature authentic cumbia music, but guests will want to get there earlier rather than later to take advantage of the no-cover-charge deals before 8pm.
Known as one of the top blues clubs in the city, J&J Blues Bar has been bringing local, regional and national touring acts to Fort Worth since the 1980s. Top names have played here, including legends like Albert King, Koko Taylor, James Cotton and Pinetop Perkins. Dave the bartender is known for joining in on jam sessions with his harmonica. A full bar serves a variety of mixed drinks, as well as beer and wine. Live music is played most nights. Cover charge only on the weekends varies by event.
In business since 1995, 8.0 enjoys a prime location at Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth. The interior is decorated with murals painted by local artists; live music is performed every weekend by celebrities such as Collin Hill. The lunch and dinner menu selections are eclectic and health conscious. Entrees include baked fish in lemon butter sauce, traditional pasta dishes and a variety of 8.0's own blue plate specials. House specialty drinks include martinis and blue things(frozen margaritas).
With three, distinct levels, this spacious Downtown bar is great for a night out on the town. From heart-thumbing tunes from resident DJ's to laid-back lounge seating, this bar has it all. The top floor can be rented out for private events and parties, while the basement features an chic VIP area. Visit the website to know more about upcoming events and specials.
This modern Christian club is smoke and alcohol free, thus ensuring a safe environment for young people to enjoy music and dance. The name "Club 412" comes from II Timothy 4:1-2, and the club is sponsored by the church in Cityview. The stage is elevated so that guests can see the entertainment from anywhere in the room.
Club Axis is an excellent concert venue located in Downtown, Fort Worth. The club opens it's doors at 8p everyday for concerts and other live performances which continue till the wee hours of the morning. Leading rappers and musicians like 'Li'l Boosie' and 'Ghetto Troopers' are known to hold concerts here. If not for the rocking musical extravaganzas, locals frequent Club Axis to relax and pamper themselves in the luxurious lounge and the bar areas. The DJ nights are also something to watch out for.
The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge is a blend of a fine dining establishment and a classy entertainment venue. This spacious venue is housed in a historic building and its design brilliantly combines old world charm with modern comforts. The music hall has staged performances of renowned performers and continues to do so, while the lounge has managed to please even the most discerning diners, thereby making it a popular space. Guests can cozy up in the on-site restaurant or enjoy the cool breeze on its rooftop patio. From the concerts to the delectable offerings on the menu, everything here is trendy and simply irresistible. So be a part of this culinary and musical journey at the Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge.
One visit to Aardvark and you'll know you don't have to drive to Dallas for good, live contemporary music. Located near Texas Christian University, Aardvark is popular with young crowds and features some of the best local bands around. Bands like Tripping Daisy and Buck Jones have performed here, as well as other well-known local and regional favorites. Cherry Poppin' Daddies and Reel Big Fish even performed here before they made it big.