Nightclubs in Montgomery, Alabama

Home to musicians such as Hank Williams and Nat King Cole, Montgomery, Alabama is no stranger to vital American music. As part of its musical tradition, Montgomery has unassuming nightclubs that feature a wide range of noteworthy musicians and a variety of musical genres. Whether you love jazz, blues, rock or country, Montgomery can satisfy any musical taste.

1048 Jazz and Blues

Featuring live events every day of the year, 1048 Jazz and Blues is one of Montgomery's premier venues for live music. The club has a comfortable atmosphere, with warm red walls, a small bar and a small stage. In addition to jazz and blues musicians, 1048 also books musicians and bands playing in a variety of other genres, ranging from folk to punk rock. Every Wednesday the club hosts its cover-free potluck jam night. 1048 is located just down the street from Huntingdon College and the Montgomery Country Club.

1048 Jazz and Blues

1104 East Fairview Ave.

Montgomery, Al 36116


Head on the Door

Featuring local as well as national acts, Head on the Door attracts young, boisterous crowds. Commonly featured genres include hard rock, acoustic folk and country-western. Bands from Alabama that have played at Head on the Door include the Honky Tonk Hustlas, Diverge and Alamantra. The club is also home to its grand, signature mural celebrating musical legends such as Jim Morrison, Bob Dylan and Elvis Presley. Head on the Door is located in the Twin Oaks Village Shopping Center, just off Eastern Boulevard.

Head on the Door

5028 Vaughn Road

Montgomery, AL 36116


Sous La Terre

In a basement setting with wafts of tobacco and strong whiskey floating through the air, Sous La Terra is a classic, Southern jazz club. Live jazz is featured Fridays and Saturdays and the club's house musician is keyboardist Henry Pugh, Jr. Sous La Terra is well known among the jazz community and renowned musicians such as Wynton Marsalis have visited the club. The club doesn't open its doors until 11 p.m., but stays open until the last person leaves. The club is private and memberships can be purchased at the door. Sous La Terre is located downtown, at the corner of Commerce and Bibb.

Sous La Terre

82 Commerce St.

Montgomery, AL‎ 36104