The 3 best jazz and blues spots in Milwaukee

The 3 best jazz and blues spots in Milwaukee
The Jazz Estate. | Photo: Maggie./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 08, 2019.

In search of a new favorite jazz and blues spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to take in a performance around Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're looking to enjoy some live music.

1. The Jazz Estate

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Topping the list is The Jazz Estate. Located at 2423 N. Murray Ave. in Murray Hill, this small and reasonably priced venue with no drink minimum is the highest rated jazz and blues spot in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 50 reviews on Yelp.

2. Caroline's Jazz Club

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Next up is Walker's Point's Caroline's Jazz Club, situated at 401 S. Second St. With four stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp, the bar's live jazz every Wednesday-Saturday has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Jazz in the Park

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East Town's Jazz in the Park, held in Cathedral Square Park at 825 N. Jefferson St. every Thursday in the summer, is a signature outdoor tradition in Milwaukee going back 25 years. Yelpers give the park's dual purpose as a music venue 4.5 stars out of 18 reviews.