Tokyo nightlife. Photo: Karen Dion

Nightlife Guides

Find a club or bar, catch some local music, check out an indie art project — this is the focus of our Nightlife Guides. With community members in Buenos Aires, Bangkok, NYC, Berlin, Tokyo, and more of the biggest cities in the world, Matador has some killer recommendations for how to spend a night out.

We’ve got roundups of the best dive bars in different towns and cities, notes from the dance floor, and tips on how to rock a tapas bar in Spain.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for below, check in with the community for personalized recommendations.

Nightlife Guides Articles
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Beginner’s guide to Arizona’s incredible wine trails

by Wynter Holden
1

North Carolina is the new leader in craft brewing. Here’s why.

by David Miller

What happened to all the lesbian bars in the US?

by Amanda Machado
1

5 underground venues to visit in Los Angeles before they go mainstream

by Danielle Dorsey
1

7 rowdiest music venues in Colorado

by Tim Wenger

9 underground comedy shows to check out in NYC before they go mainstream

by Nikki Vargas

The 11 best hangover cures in Memphis

by Ashley Smith

12 awesome things to do on a Friday night in NYC when you’re stone cold sober

by Henry Miller

5 awesome sober things to do on a Friday night in Edinburgh

by Ruth Boreham

10 awesome things to do on a Friday night in Rhode Island when you’re stone cold sober

by Hillary Federico
1

7 places to see incredible live music in Arizona

by Branden Eastwood
1

14 awesome things to do on a Friday night in Barcelona when you’re stone cold sober

by Dayana Aleksandrova
1

11 underground spots in Seattle to check out before they go mainstream

by Jen C
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14 signs you learned to drink in Puerto Rico

by Melissa Alvarado Sierra

25 signs you learned to drink in Seattle

by Marissa Pedersen
2

You’ve never been to Portland until you’ve been to one of its strip clubs. Here’s why

by Henry Miller
1

6 ways flings are better when you’re traveling

by Alyssa Ramos
24

9 American habits I lost in France

by Meaghan Beatley
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