Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near Bricktown
1750 East Reno Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: (405) 278-7250
Fax: (405) 278-7260
Candy is another choice amongst many within the Bricktown club scene that has all the club requisites as the others. Here however, the dress code is strictly enforced, no T-shirts, tennis shoes or baggy clothing. Inside the theme is definitely candy, everything from the walls to the furniture is reminiscent of your favorite sweet shop. The drinks are standard and somewhat overpriced, yet the large dance floor makes up for it. The music usually varies from 80's and Top 40 to hip-hop and techno.
Club Albee is one of many nightspots in trendy Bricktown filled with locals that come from around the region, from Norman to Guthrie. As with other clubs in the neighborhood, there are theme nights throughout the week and weekend. In addition to a fully-stocked bar, patrons will also find a hookah bar in the back with tobacco fills and refills at great prices. As far as music is concerned, Albee blends a mix of 80's, electronic, Top 40, etc. Check website for more details and full event calendar.
The decor inside says why 'purple' is in its name as everything from the couches to the walls highlight this color. This hotspot in Bricktown brings the best hip-hop, R&B and dance music to city dwellers as well as tourists who are in search of a dance floor and a few drinks. Throughout the week, Purple Martini has drink specials and theme nights with some of the best DJs in the Midwest. Check out their latest twitter feed to catch updates.
A renovated 1930s warehouse, this club has retained historical touches like hardwood floors, retro furnishings and picturesque accessories. Old-fashioned lighted globes add to the mellow ambiance. There are a variety of drinks that are served from the 100-year-old antique bar. The food on menu has a southwestern flavor; featuring favorites like mesquite smoked chicken and Cajun catfish. The Hall also has banquet seating available, perfect for parties and business meetings.
Skky Bar Ultra Lounge is located in the Bricktown Entertainment District and like most clubs, it has the requisite dress code, V.I.P. sections, overpriced drinks and theme nights. Despite the cliches, the club presents an awesome 'Thirsty Thursdays', where there is no cover and its free to drink until midnight. The space itself is quite large with tables that surround a large dance area and depending on the night, the DJs play everything from hip-hop to 80's and everything in-between. Check website for event details and calendar.
Club One 15 is the spot for Oklahoma City denizens who want to dance and mingle in a city that is not necessarily known for its nightlife. The club is very spacious and it has multiple areas with bars that enclose the dance floor. There are separate V.I.P areas as well as those for smokers and the music is a mix of 80's, techno, old-school, etc. Club One 15 also offers private event reservations for your next event, check website for details.
At Capt. Norm's Bar you can still find the eponymous owner himself behind the bar slinging drinks and telling stories. If the weather is nice, guests can sit out on the patio and watch the water taxis glide upon the waters of the tranquil Bricktown Canal. The bar is casual, upscale and has a full panoply of liquor and beer. In addition to drinks, you can light up any of the carefully selected cigars with many brands to choose from, some include Tatiana, Cohiba, Ashton, Macanudo and Pádron. On certain nights, the Capt. hosts live music acts with sounds that vary from samba and salsa to reggae and jazz.
The Bora Bora Club is a great place to hangout in Oklahoma City. They feature well-known as well as upcoming bands and bring the best in music to fans. The venue is also available on hire for private events. Call for details.
Whether you are a folk fan or a hard rocker, the Blue Door likely has something to suit your taste. A unique venue, the club is part of owner Greg Johnson's home, adding to the intimacy of shows. The 100-seat room hosts performances by singers and songwriters. No big arena spectacles here, and what the club calls "roots-oriented" bands. You probably are not familiar with Blue Door regulars like Jimmy LaFave and Terri Hendrix, but give them a night of your time and you will be swept away by the music. Check the website for details of upcoming gigs.
Looking for great food and live music? Go no further. This hot spot has been offering both since 1976. It does not have music every night, so call ahead, but it gets some great acts like Red Hot Chili Peppers. Enjoy a sandwich or salad, or just munch of some of the appetizers. This trendy Nichols Hills restaurant and bar is perfect for dinner or a fun night out. Expect a cover charge if there is entertainment. Enjoy Happy Hour from 4p-7p Monday through Friday with domestic longnecks on special and a free buffet.
This small but popular nightclub has been around since 1982. It is known throughout the city as being a gay bar, but it is often frequented by patrons of all ages, ethnicities and sexual orientations. Do not go expecting a variety of music. Angles is heavy on dance music. There is also a spectacular light show. For a wild time, stop in Thursdays and check out the weekly drag show. If you happen to be here in summer, call about the official Miss Gay Oklahoma Pageant. Cover charge is minimal, and there are nightly drink specials. Open 9pm onwards from Sunday to Thursday.
This club is primarily geared toward the lesbian and gay community of OKC, but everyone is always welcome. By Oklahoma City standards, this club has been here since time immemorial as it continues to ply strong drinks and great music in an unpretentious, laid-back atmosphere. Call for details to find out more about events and upcoming DJs.