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Mercury Lounge

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Address: 217 E Houston St, New York City, NY 10002-1021
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+1 212-260-4700
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 19:00

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Great place to watch Indie Bands

I had always heard about the Mercury Lounge and the bands. Took my son and wasn't disappointed. Great Indie Bands - Waiting on Henry and Wormburner. Every night there are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Leo B
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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I had always heard about the Mercury Lounge and the bands. Took my son and wasn't disappointed. Great Indie Bands - Waiting on Henry and Wormburner. Every night there are different bands so check on who's playing. Located next to Katz Deli on Houston and walking distance to Bleeker street with other music venues like Terra Blues - Another of... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Loved our late night stop to listen to some random bands (both of which were quite good including Gold, a group of all-girls, and A Deer A Horse, excellent especially the talented drummer. Took me back to my youth in NY going to see live cover bands (the acts were all in the New Wave genre the night we were... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We came to see Corrine Bailey Rae and loved this venue. Small and intimate with the sound level the best I have heard at a club. It's SRO, but we got in line early and snagged a seat on the bench on the side. During the show we all stood on the bench with a great view of the show.... More 

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Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I went to the Mercury Lounge for the first time to see a band. I got there before the doors were open so I hit a few watering holes across the street. I highy recommend this trick so you can prime the pump for what you're about to experience. When it was time to check out the Mercury Lounge I... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Whenever I am in NYC I am always attending a show at the Mercury Lounge. It's a small venue so you have the chance to meet with the musicians. I have always really enjoyed the musicians I picked. I can only highly recommend this place!

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Was here to shoot some pictures of a concert. Stayed on after for some bands and to have a beer or two. Some good local brews on tap amd the atmosphere was buzzing with good music and a young trendy crowd.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

The Mercury Lounge is one of the best venues to see up and coming bands, or bands who are already well known elsewhere, but not in NYC. The stage is low but wide enough where everyone can actually see what's going on. The band has to walk through the crowd to get to the stage, so it's really low key... More 

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North East, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

I went there recently to see my favorite musician, Noah Gundersen, at a sold out show. It's a small place, but I never felt too crowded or uncomfortable. The sound was excellent and we were right up front! The only real downside to my visit was that the band mentioned that they were pressured to leave the venue directly after... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Got a chance to hear a few bands at this venue. They were good bands and the lounge had good sound. The cover was reasonable and it was a cool place. Close to Katz deli and the F line of the subway. Check it out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

Great room, got to see 3 local New York bands neither of them overly grabbed me but enjoyed the experience. Would definitely go back to see more when back in NYC again

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