Wichita’s best music bars


The Artichoke

811 N. Broadway St.

Enjoy live music every weekend at this little Irish sandwich bar. 

Singer-songwriters can join in the open singer-songwriter circle on the first Wednesday of every month.

Mead’s Corner

430 E. Douglas Ave

Good coffee and music are effortlessly combined in this cozy hipster vista. 

Mead’s offers a great space that gives musicians a place to perform while allowing patrons the space to get away if the music isn’t to their taste.

The Donut Whole

1720 E. Douglas Ave

Complete with doughnuts, coffee and live music, The Donut Whole offers culture in unique ways while still playing to the mainstream. 

And after all, who doesn’t like doughnuts?

Kirby’s Beer Store

3227 E 17th St.

Dark and small may not sound great, but the vibe is perfect for underground local acts. 

Quality beer and good music may be the best combo yet. Plus, it’s right next to the WSU campus.

Mort’s Martini and Cigar Bar

923 E. 1st St. N.

Offering outdoor music in the spring and summer and indoor music in the fall and winter, this bar has it all. 

A huge selection of beverages and cigars just adds to the tunes you’ll already be hearing.