April 16, 2019

Drinks and a Show: Best Nightlife Spots for Late Night Entertainment

There's something about enjoying a glass of wine or whiskey while watching local talent perform in spectacular fashion. We know that's there a plethora of venues vying for your attention on the nightlife scene in SLC, but we have the best for you right here. If you want to know where to grab a good drink and great entertainment, then continue on, if not, then would you like to change your mind?

The Bayou in Downtown SLC

The Bayou is Utah’s premier beer bar and Cajun restaurant providing a large beer selection and live music. This eatery/bar offers Cajun-inspired dishes and live Jazz music performed by local musicians. The Bayou is another gem in the heart of Salt Lake City, that is constantly receiving praise for its extensive beer selection and amazing food. This venue has received widespread praise over the year, and we're happy to extend ours as well. If you're going for the bands, then swing by after nine to catch the show. Although the bar is located in Downtown Salt Lake, after entering you will feel as if you were in the heart of Louisiana enjoying classic jazz and some of the best food around. What else could you ask for? If your answer is ice cream, then we've got recommendations for those as well.


You can find the Bayou at 654 State Street, which is one the largest and longest streets in the Salt Lake Valley. It's right across from The State Room and only a block away from Millcreek Coffee Roasters, amongst other great places in SLC. Find directions here.

Wiseguys Comedy in Downtown SLC

Wiseguys Comedy Club located in Salt Lake City is not for the faint of heart. The comedy club features some of the best and brightest stand up comedians around and has been regarded as one of the best comedy clubs in the country. Alongside local talent, Wiseguys has seen Joe Rogan, Wanda Sykes, Kevin Hart, and many more.

Wiseguys strives to bring diverse, creative, and unique comedy to Utah each and every week and is definitely a great place to spend an evening in Salt Lake City. Some familiar faces you may recognize coming to the club in the next few months include Kevin James, Chris Hardwick, Alex Moffat, and Deon Cole. If you need something to do before the show, and you're patient, then check out Red Iguana as well.


Wiseguys in located at 194 and 400 West in the Gateway Mall, right next to the Vivint SmartHome Arena, and is right next to Trax stations for an easy and economic commute. Find directions here.

Keys on Main in Downtown SLC

In the mood for a meticulously prepared cocktail with fresh ingredients, and a classy night out on the town? If this describes your mood, then come to Keys On Main. Nothing is more classy than a piano bar. Come and enjoy live piano music from the extremely talented musicians playing and singing along to all your favorite songs. Don’t hesitate to make a song request.  And if your not one to sing and dance in public, then help yourself to the full-service bar and maybe some liquid confidence will change your mind. Keys On Main is in the heart of downtown Salt Lake and is truly one of the cities entertainment gems. And if you’re lucky, you may find yourself being pulled on stage.


Keys on Main is on Main Street, go figure, and is easily accessible via Trax in the free fare zone. If you need better directions, then find them here.

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