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

8 places to experience Nashville music and culture

by Shannon Dell

28 things you get addicted to in Nashville

by Shannon Dell

6 adventures us locals go on in Bulgaria

by Anna Pelova

13 things you’ll be addicted to after living in DC

by Matt Hershberger

29 signs you learned to drink in the Virgin Islands

by Shelby Huff

6 essential bars and cantinas in Mexico City

by Travesías

6 spots in Atlanta that Atlantans don’t want you to know about

by Shannon Dell

8 things you need to know before buying your bartender a shot

by Lisa Millar-Jones

8 things you can do in Mexico City to get over your sadness

by Susannah Rigg

9 American habits I lost in France

by Meaghan Beatley

37 signs you learned to drink in Maine

by Emma Thieme

10 of the booziest things you can do in Europe

by Lauren Williams

28 signs you learned to drink in Utah

by Allan Stumpe

19 of the world’s most imaginative insults

by Jessica Phelan

5 way cooler things to do on St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago than watch the river turn green

by Katie Prout

Nevada spirit: Guide to the state’s top craft distilleries

by Sarah Park

16 ways to spot a douchebag at the club

by Lisa Millar-Jones

This is what you must know before partying in Brazil

by Gaía Passarelli
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