Where to see live jazz & blues music in Chattanooga

Discover the best spots in Chattanooga to enjoy the timeless charm of live jazz and blues music. Some of these venues offer drinks and a full menu, some only offer great music.

We keep this list as up to date as possible, but some venues may change their schedule without us knowing. Be sure to check the venue before you go!

Live Jazz & Blues Music in Chattanooga

Gate 11 Distillery

Live Blues Jam
Mondays 7:30-10:00pm

Experience the soulful riffs of The Robin Baker Blues Band every Monday night. You can sign up to sit in and jam with them or just relax and enjoy the locally made spirits while the house band melts the night away.

Barking Legs Theater

Live Jazz Nights
Wednesdays 7:30 – 9:30pm

Every Wednesday night enjoy live jazz from local and regional artists in the Barking Legs Theater and lounge. There is usually a cover charge of $10 for these weekly shows. See our venue spotlight on Barking Legs Theater.

The Woodshop Listening Room

Jazz Trio
Wednesdays 6:00-8:00pm

Enjoy Wednesday nights at Chattanooga’s coziest music venue, where you can unwind with a beer while listening to the velvety tunes of a smooth jazz band. Wednesdays are also trivia nights at The Woodshop, so you can smash a couple of fun birds with one night! See our venue spotlight on The Woodshop.

Wanderlinger Brewing

Jazz Futures with Dakari, Brant and Crispy.
Thursdays 8:00-10:00pm

Enjoy an entertaining and enlightening jazz event every Thursday at Wanderlinger Brewing. Learn a little or just take in the jams while you enjoy tasty lagers and ales at the city’s most music-friendly brewery.

Photo of building facade of meeting place bar in chattanooga on jazz night

St John’s The Meeting Place

Live Jazz Nights
Thursdays 5:00-9:00pm

Enjoy one of the finest dining experiences in town or simply savor the allure of $5 Sazeracs and French 75s drink specials, all while immersing yourself in the captivating ambiance of a live jazz band performing in an elegant high-end restaurant and bar.

Forge Restaurant

Live Jazz & Wine Tasting
Fridays 6:00-9:00pm

Experience live jazz and a sommelier-curated wine tasting at Forge from 6pm to 9pm every Friday! Enjoy performances by talented bands like Prakash Wright & friends while indulging in carefully selected wines from around the world, with flights of sparkling, white, and red wines available for $10.