Econo Lodge Sacramento Convention Center
711 16th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 443-6631
Fax: (916) 442-7251
The Torch Club has been a landmark for the blues scene since its establishment in the 1930's. Conveniently located in midtown Sacramento, it offers patrons the chance to get their drink and dance on to live performances from popular blues bands almost every night of the week. Check the website for information on upcoming shows.
Set on two levels and among the hip and happening haunts of Sacramento, Azukar Lounge is a sprawling 12,000 feet venue. The venue holds multiple bars, a restaurant, lounges and a dance floor that holds 1,000 people. The restaurant menu features Mexican varieties for surprisingly low prices! Tortillas, enchiladas, quesadillas and of course Margaritas. Beers and champagne are also available. The nightclub plays Miami and club music. You have to dress to impress in order to get into this nightclub.
MIX Downtown is the perfect place to spend an evening. There is dancing Wednesday through Sunday after 9p, so you can dance the night away while enjoying a wide selection of wines and specialty cocktails, including their specialty, Downtown Peach Cocktail. While you have a drink, make sure you try their food, such as the tandoori chicken skewers and smoked trout salad.
Face it... this is a popular place to meet someone for an encounter, however brief. Actually, the four bars and two dance floors cater to a mixed and easy-going, straight, gay and lesbian crowd. The busiest nights are Wednesday and Thursday. Face it has a ladies' night, karaoke and country line dancing. Check out the patio, a popular spot for meeting people and smoking.
This premier Sacramento nightclub is where locals go to see and be seen. The sound and lighting system at District 30 is absolutely phenomenal and will have you dancing until the wee hours of the night. VIP tables are perfect for that special night out with a group of friends. Each and every night some new event is taking place so be sure to visit the website for details.
Whether you're popping in for after work drinks or checking out Sacramento's late night hot spots, Parlare Euro Lounge is the place to be. Usually crowded with the young and beautiful denizens of California's capital, this trendy establishment features chic decor with private VIP booths, lounge seating, large dance floor and the latest tunes. Be sure to check out their website to find out more about upcoming events.
The Distillery is the place to go for a drink, meet people, enjoy live bands and eat a great steak dinner. The entrees consist of large, hot and juicy steaks sure to delight any dedicated carnivore. Wednesday through Saturdays, guests are entertained by tunes from some of the areas top bands, singers and musicians. Despite the close quarters, the sound is great. The music ranges from rock to punk and reggae.
Here, the liquados are swirling delicacies brimming with juices of fresh cranberries, strawberries, limes, mangoes and a rainbow of other flavors in either a milk or orange juice base. The menu features healthy vegetarian sandwiches and soups for lunch or dinner. Every Thursday evening is devoted to poetry recitals, which can range from competitive slam style spoken word events to serious poets offering innovative lyrics. Wednesday-Saturday evenings feature local musicians in concert.
815 L Street Club is the place to "see and be seen." The tri-level club is equipped with a restored 50-foot-long mahogany bar. Deep plush booths with stained glass lamps allow for privacy. Next to the two huge dance floors, DJs from two Sacramento radio stations and other local celebrities spin the house with electrifying music. On Wednesday nights, you can fine-tune your East Coast swing moves in an advanced class taught by experts. The crowd is 20-30s. So you are guaranteed to have a good time!
Looking for a way to dance your self back to the 80's? There's a club in Sacramento that you won't want to miss. The Press Club features an eclectic blend of 80's electro, house, and rock along with more modern selections of Goth and Punk. Offering drink specials throughout the week, at The Press Club you'll just have to pay a small amount for dancing to the music that's sure to keep you on your feet. Afraid of the same nightly mix? Fear not, because at The Press Club there are special events every evening. On Tuesday you'll hear your favorite 80's electro and on Sunday you can top off your weekend with free live music starting at 3p. For information on special upcoming events, visit their website.
Built in total urban fashion, this upscale bar is frequented by the city's rich and famous. Bars and lounges within the venue are always packed with action. Resident DJs play rock and hip hop for the guests to dance to. Occasionally, there are performances by famous bands and music groups or even fashion shows held. Festival bashes are great at the Empire Event Center and attracts huge crowds.
When it comes to live local music, "Old I" is a Sacramento icon. Many famous bands started here, including Cake, Catfish and the Crawdaddies, and Mick Martin. Sometimes crowded, sometimes intimate, this bar features historical photos on the wood-paneled walls. The stage is in an adjoining room so patrons can usually find a booth in which to talk over the music if they choose. Full bar service is available.