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Our venue is D.C.’s number one spot to watch your team play. With over 50 screens, there’s not a bad seat in the house.

So swing by and enjoy cold beer, televised sports, and delicious food right off Dupont Circle. 

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Public Bar Live is D.C.’s number one spot for sports and live music. Whether we’re cheering on our favorite teams on game day, jamming out to D.C.’s most talented musical acts, or spending the evening on the heated rooftop dance floor, one thing’s for certain – we’re having a good time.

Join us tonight for premium spirits, music, dancing, and more at our 18th St. NW location.

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Live Music & More

Our intimate music venue delivers a powerful up-close concert experience. Watch from the floor or up on the mezzanine level and enjoy performances by D.C.’s top talents. Just click the button below to see our upcoming live event schedule and pre-purchase your tickets.

Backyard Band

January 29 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Come join us for our weekly Wednesday GoGo night for a taste of the legendary DC genre, with the best ....

Emma G w/The Invisibles and M4TR

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come join three stellar D.C.-area bands rock the house on top of a bar. We've got funk, punk, R&B, covers ....

Backyard Band

February 5 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Come join us for our weekly Wednesday GoGo night for a taste of the legendary DC genre, with the best ....

Driven to Clarity

February 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

You will love the funky jams from this awesome regional act for our Thursday night music series, no cover! FREE ....

The Barons w/The 5:55

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Book our venue for your next private event and enjoy access to four bars, a rooftop dance floor, and a 24-foot stage with five-star service from our staff. Just click the button below to get in touch with us and book your private event.

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The Public Bar Live Venue

The Bars

Our Four Bars

Public Bar Live is equipped with all tools for a good time.

There are four bars: one underneath the stage, one near the stairwell, a rooftop bar, and another on the second-story space. The renovation includes opening up the space for 150 drinkers overlooking Connecticut Avenue NW.

The Mezzanine

Our Mezzanine

A mezzanine level upstairs is catering to luxury bottle service, featuring a glass railing overlooking the stage below.

The stage was built high so that Mezzanine ticket holders have prime sight lines. Perfect for exclusive parties for a public show.

The Stage

Our Stage

The 24 foot stage is built over tiles and perfectly placed for an amazing sound system.

This live venue makes a full house concert feel like a close experience for everyone no matter how far you are to the stage itself.

Rooftop Dance Floor

Our Rooftop & Weekend DJ

Our heated rooftop dance floor combines a lively atmosphere with an extraordinary view of Connecticut Avenue, making it one of D.C.’s most prominent rooftop venues. There’s nothing like sweating it out on a cool D.C. night, so come and join us for an evening you won’t forget.

On the weekends, take in the sounds of the DJ from the dance floor, or enjoy bottle service at one of our tables.