6 Restaurants with Great Live Music in Tucson

If you’re looking for a great place to chow down and enjoy live music, you’re in for a treat. We have gathered some of the best restaurants in Tucson that feature not only live music but excellent food and drink menus. Cheers! 

LaCo Tucson 

201 N Court Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

This well-known outdoor eatery is located in the Presidio District of Downtown Tucson. It has been named the Best Outdoor Dining Spot in Tucson in the “Best of Tucson,” and its live music under the stars is the cherry on top of a magical atmosphere and fantastic Southwestern and globally inspired foods. You can listen to bands on their outdoor stage from Thursday through Sunday. Grab one of their specialty house cocktails inspired by familiar roads. Their Orange Grove Rd cocktail features grenadine, rum, Pimm’s, orange, and lemon. 

Rockabilly Grill 

3700 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705

Pool tables, craft beers, food, friendly service, and live music. Need we say more? Rockabilly Grill has a cool laid-back vibe and features live music every night! They even have open mic night on Wednesdays, so you might want to brush up on your Buddy Holly and head over. Check out daily specials like $4 Yukon Apple Jack Sours and a $10 Chicken Parmesan Sub with Italian Fries. Other menu items include burgers, sandwiches, wings, poppers, and more. Dig in!

Union Public House 

4340 N Campbell Ave Ste 100, Tucson, AZ 85718

Made-from-scratch American fare, a contemporary atmosphere, live entertainment, and an award-winning happy hour can all be found at Union Public House. This gastropub can be found on the southeast corner of River and Campbell in the St. Philip’s Plaza. Their spacious patio makes for the perfect location to enjoy live music and the beautiful courtyard. Did we mention Union Public House has the most extensive whiskey list in all of Tucson? Yep. You heard that right. They also have 30 different beers on tap! You can also order charcuterie boards, gourmet burgers, various noodle dishes, and even pot pies. The food is great and enjoying it al fresco while listening to live music and sipping a cocktail is even better. 

Terraza Garden and Patio & Lounge 

5501 N Hacienda Del Sol Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718

Our next spot is an outdoor patio at the Hacienda Del Sol Resort. Their menu features New American cuisine with a Southwestern twist, and the ambience is to die for. This gorgeous patio offers an amazing view of the Catalina Mountains you have to see to believe. Terraza also has live jazz and a happy hour that runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Monterey Court 

505 W Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ 85705

Monterey Court features live music, a casual and friendly atmosphere, a full bar, and tasty food. From cucumber margaritas to mussels, crab cakes, and loaded Mac and cheese, their menu is fun and delicious. Catch live music Tuesday through Sunday on their courtyard stage. They even have musical accompaniment on Sundays with a special brunch menu! Misters and shade during the summer months and heaters during the winter make this restaurant, bar, and artisan enclave a must year-round. 

Surly Wench Pub

424 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705

This 4th Avenue staple has been a popular spot in Tucson since its opening in 2004. With cocktail drinks like Metal Maiden, Black Pearl, and Elvis Lives, among many others, you can be sure to find your new go-to. Industrial and goth musical acts play here, and you can even catch burlesque shows every month. Yowza! Their menu items feature never-frozen beef burgers — which can be substituted with black bean for veggie heads — tacos, and sides like nachos, tots, and wench wings, to name a few. Go ahead. Dust off your creepers and head on over for great food, music, and an insanely cool vibe.