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 of the best nightlife spots in Munich

by Dayana Aleksandrova

12 of the best spots for nightlife in Portland

by Henry Miller

In the era of Tinder, “Ask for Angela” could become your new safe word

by Debbie Gonzalez Canada

The after-dark guide to Seattle

by Joshywashington

Culture Trippers in Seattle: Dance

by Matador Media House

Girls weekend in Marin County

by Matador Media House

Maine has one of the most exciting craft beer scenes in America. Here’s proof.

by Thomas Berg

5 places to enjoy the best night life in Philadelphia

by Kae Lani Kennedy

5 nightlife spots to hit up in Boston

by Dayana Aleksandrova

How to eat your way through a perfect day in Denver

by Ross Borden

Asheville’s musicians are blending traditional and contemporary sounds, and the results are phenomenal

by Jason Frye

Denver craft beer: Brews and brew events you don’t want to miss

by Thomas Berg

11 places to see incredible live music in San Antonio

by Tanner Saunders

14 Seattle craft beers worth planning a trip for

by Thomas Berg

11 of the best cities in the US for live music

by Colin Heinrich

The best places to catch live music in New Orleans

by Luke Nye

7 rowdiest music venues in Colorado

by Tim Wenger

25 signs you learned to drink in Austin

by Deleigh Hermes
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