Skirvin Hilton Hotel
The historic restaurant in the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City turns into a swinging jazz club every other Friday.

13 Best American Hotels for Live Music

When the pandemic ends, pack your dancing shoes and get ready for great country, blues, jazz, and more.

1. Overton Hotel, Lubbock, Texas. Local musicians deliver country, blues, and alternative music five nights a week.

2. Hutton Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee. Nightly acoustic, soul, and electro-pop, plus songwriting studios and in-room Fender guitars on demand.

3. Skirvin Hilton Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Every other Friday, the historic hotel’s restaurant turns into a swinging jazz club with world-class performers

4. Bristol Hotel, Bristol, Virginia. Bluegrass acts perform in the restaurant and rooftop bar.

5. The Foundry, Asheville, North Carolina. Each Thursday evening, swing dancers flock to the lobby to dance to the hotel’s orchestra.

6. Hotel Zachary, Chicago. At the bar every weekend, soulful singers belt it out right across from Wrigley Field.

7. Bobby Hotel, Nashville, TennesseeEvery evening, the restaurant at this hip hideaway offers country, indie, acoustic, or pop music.

8. The Guesthouse at Graceland, Memphis, TennesseeIn this hotel next to Elvis’s home, performances take place in the lobby and 464-seat theater.

9. The Langham Hotel, Chicago. Classical performances make the weekend signature afternoon high tea experience even more of a pleasure.

10. Grand Hotel Mackinac, Mackinac Island, Michigan. Music all day every day, including a harpist at afternoon tea and dinner and the hotel’s orchestra in the evening. 

11. The Elizabeth Hotel, Fort Collins, Colorado. Two venues offer budding musicians, jammers, and big-name acts the opportunity to play jazz four times a week.

12. W Hotel, Seattle. At the bar on Fridays, local musicians play everything from alternative to classic rock.

13. Lone Star Court, Austin, Texas. Kick off your boots in this motor-court hotel, offering music acts four times a week—with a Texas twist, of course.