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Mercury Lounge

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Mercury Lounge Review

You'll have to squeeze past all the sardine-packed hipsters in the front bar to reach the stage, but it's worth it. Not only does this top-quality venue, a "little sister to the Bowery Bar," specialize in cool bands on the indie scene (Holly Golightly, Echo and the Bunnymen, and the Apostle of Hustle, anyone?), but it was where the late great Jeff Buckley used to stop by to do spontaneous solo shows.

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  • Address: 217 E. Houston St., at Ave. A, Lower East Side, New York, NY, 10002 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/260–4700
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  • Subway: F to 2nd Ave
  • Location: Lower East Side
Updated: 02-25-2014

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