Nightlife and Entertainment in the Ozarks
Plays, musical revues, comedy, opera and opry…it’s all here. First run movies are always playing, and the club and bar scene is hopping. More detailed information can be found on the regional search pages.
Gillioz Theatre Live theater, movies, concerts and other events. College 325 Park Central E. 417-863-7843
Springfield Little Theatre at the Landers Theatre performances, and the Springfield Ballet performs here several times a year. 311 E. Walnut Ave. 417-869-1334
Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts Shows, symphony, jazz, dance performances and kids' shows. 901 S. National.
The Skinny Improv Comedy club, above Nonna’s Restaurant. 306 South Ave. 417-831-5233
Missouri State University Theatre and Dance On-campus productions. Inexpensive.
Drury University Theatre Two different shows per semester. 800 N. Benton Ave. 417-873-6832
JQH Arena MSU Sports arena does double duty as a music venue for national and international acts. 685 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy. 417-836-7678.
The Pythian Castle Friday night dinner-and-a-show; 4th Friday of each month is comedy night .1451 E. Pythian St. 417-865-1464
The Shrine Mosque Seats 4,750 people. Circus, acrobats, comedy, music. One night and limited engagements. 601 St. Louis St. 417-869-9164
Shows change from time to time. For the most recent live theater info, click here.
Pine Mountain Theater County, gospel, comedy, bluegrass, blues and rock. 2075 E. Van Buren. 479-253-9156.
Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down Music and comedy. 3140 E. Van Buren, 800-468-2133.
City Auditorium Downtown historic theatre offers nights of music, drama, dance and more. Kid friendly performances.
Intrigue Theater A turn-of-the-century style performance of magic and mysteries. At the Gavioli Chapel, 80 Mountain St. 479-244-7028
Opera in the Ozarks June through the July at Inspiration Point. Hwy 62 west of town.
The Walton Arts Center Musicals, plays, concerts and events. Dickson St. and West Ave.
The Arkansas Music Pavillion Outdoor music venue, now owned by the Walton Arts Center. 2536 N. McConnell Ave. Info/tickets for Pavillion and the Arts Center: 479-443-5600.
Studio Theater at Nadine Baum Studios Walton Art Center's 175-seat theatre presents Theatre Squared productions. 479-443-5600.
Arts Center of the Ozarks Theater and music performances. 214 Main St. 479-751-5441.
Roger's Little Theater The Victory Theater presents plays, musicals, and special events. 116 S. Second St. 479-631-8988.
Lake of the Ozarks
Lake Ozarks Amphitheater Huge outdoor theater with world-class acts. 2465 N. Business Rt 5, Camdenton. 573-374-6900.
Toad Cove at Camden on the Lake Live music, both regional favorites and local artists. 2325 Bittersweet Rd, Lake Ozark. 573-365-5620.
Main Street Music Hall Two shows: one country music and humor; the other, music of the 60s-80s. Christmas show Nov. and Dec. 5845 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach. 573-348-9500.
Moxie Cinema Hip little theater with indie and foreign films. Adult beverages available. 431 S. Jefferson, #108. 417-429-0800.
College Station Stadium 14 14 auditoriums, first run films. 415 W. College St. 417-799-3456
Campbell 16 Cine A Wehrenberg Theatre. 4005 South Ave. 417-890-8457
Palace Theater Plays films ready to leave the big screen; discounted admission. 2220 W. Chesterfield Blvd. 417-875-6200
Springfield 8 Showplex Cinemas. 3200 E. Montclair. 417-882-7469
B&B Theatre Conventional movie auditoriums, plus two Marquee Suites for the over-21 crowd, with food and alcohol available during films. 620 N 25th St., Ozark. 417-485-4078.
IMAX Entertainment Complex Giant IMAX presentations plus latest Hollywood hits at Elite Cinema III or on the giant screen at Hollywood Movies. 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expwy, Branson. 800-419-4832
Branson Meadows Cinema 11 Eleven auditoriums; first run Hollywood films 4740 Gretna Rd, Branson. 417-332-0464.
Carmike Sugar Creek 10 First run Hollywood movies. 10 Sugar Creek. 479-855-7878
Malco Theaters First run movies. 621 N 46th St. and 2200 Bellview, both in Rogers. 479-631-5927. Sunset Cinema,9 2940-G W. Sunset, Springdale.
Malco's Razorback Cinema 3956 N Steele Blvd. 479-521-4080
AMC Fiesta Square 16 3033 College Ave. 888-262-4386
The 112 Drive-In Screens films except in winter. 3353 Hwy 112, 479-442-4542.
Center Cinemas New Hollywood films. 1102 S. Carl St. 479-238-1507.
Lake of the Ozarks
B&B West Lake Cinema First run Hollywood films. 1651 HWY O, Gravois Mills. 573-372-6400
Osage Village 5 Cine First run Hollywood films. 540 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach. 573-348-2813.
Bars and Nightclubs
The Bar Next Door 305 S. Campbell, 417-831-5551
Big Whiskey's American Bar & Grill 311 Park Central East, 417-862-BIGW
Billiards of Springfield 541 E. St. Louis, 417-866-4319
Bugsy Malone's 400 South Ave, 417-862-1870
Cowboys 2000 2929 E. Kearney St, 417-866-5577
The Dugout 201 S. Campbell, 417-831-1144
Ernie Biggs-Dueling Piano Bar 312 South Ave, 417-865-4782
Frisco Tap Room 504 E. Commercial
The High Life 322 South Ave, 417-865-0853
Icon Night Club 307 Park Central East, 417-866-4266
Jordan Creek Bar & Grill 323 N. Patton, 417-865-2295
Kristy's 504 W. College 417-863-9210
Lindberg's Tavern 318. W. Commercial. 417-862-3747
The Loft Martini Lounge 243 E. Commercial. 417-831-5111
Martha's Vineyard 215-221 W. Olive. 417-864-4572
Midnight Rodeo 1773 S. Glenstone. 417-882-0309
Nathan P. Murphy's 218 S. Campbell. 417-863-1909
The Outland 326 South Ave. 417-863-9779
Patton Alley Pub 313 S. Patton. 417-865-1188
Q Enteca Wine Bar 308 W. Commercial. 417-379-4010
Remmington's Downtown 201 S. Campbell. 417-831-1144
Ruthie's Bar 400 E Commercial. 417-864-8144
Sir Gregory's Billiards Cafe 3626 S. Campbell,.417-883-5700
South Street Boogie 321 South Ave. 417-831-0100
Traffic Club 220 W. Walnut. 417-862-2582
Tropical Liqueurs 420 S. Campbell, Ste. 100. 417-832-9053
Ahoy’s Live music Fri. and Sat. nights. At Kimberling Bridge and Hwy 13, Kimberling City. 417-739-4044
Bearded Clam Lounge and Eatery Live music Fri. and Sat. nights., on 12051 Hwy 13, Kimberling City. 417-739-4440
Beverly’s Steak House and Saloon Large dance floor, live music most weekends. 1482 E. St. Hwy76.417- 334-6508
Bleu Olive Mediterranean Grille and Bar Blues and jazz Fri. and Sat., 4:30-10 p.m. 204 N Commercial St. 417-332-2538
Charlie’s Steak, Rib and Ale Live country music while you dine. 3009 W. Hwy 76. 417-334-6090
Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar & Grill Dueling rock'n'roll pianos. 505 Branson Landing Blvd. 417-239-3670
Fish Tales Tavern Local bar and grill. 11863 Hwy 13, Kimberling City.
Flat Creek Resort Bar and Grill Live music; karaoke. Lakeside in Cape Fair. 417-538-4802
Garfield’s Patio/beer garden with live music in summer. 1221 Branson Landing Blvd. 417-335-3701
Hillbilly Inn & Lounge Karaoke, Tues.- Sun., 7 pm to close. 1166 W. Hwy 76.417-334-3400
Midnight Rose Live bands, karaoke.18942 Business 13, Branson West. 417-272-3087
Moon River Grill Music on the enclosed patio. 2600 W. Hwy 76. 417-337-9539
Outback Pub Live music. 1924 W Hwy 76. 417-334-7003
The Rock House Acoustic house concerts . 41 High St, Reeds Spring. 417-272-8386
Rocky's Lounge Piano music. Bonus: Local celebs drop in after shows. 120 N. Sycamore St. 417-335-4765
Rowdy Beaver Restaurant and Tavern Weekend music, DJs, karaoke, jams. 1810 W. Hwy 76. 417-334-7409
Sugar's Sports Bar and Grill Darts and pool. 23371 Old US 160, Reeds Spring. 417-272-8836
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill Live music, dancing, sports headquarters. 1335 W 76 Country Blvd. 417-337-8463
Tsunami DJ hip hop on weekends; sometimes live bands. 3265 Falls Pky. 417-335-3515
Waxy O’Shea’s Irish Pub Live music, open mic on Weds. Bands Friday and Sat. 235 Branson Landing Blvd. 417-3348-1759
The Rockin' Pig Saloon Summer Tues. nights are Bike Nights, with live music, bike shows and more. 3029C E. Van Buren. 479-363-6248
Voulez Vous Lounge Classic burlesque and cool jazz. 63A Spring St. 479-363-6595
Eureka Paradise Bar and Grill Drink and dine in Paradise. 75 S. Main St. 479-363-6574
Eureka Live Underground Live music; outdoor beer garden in warm weather. 35-1/2 N. Main. 479-253-7020
Chasers Bar and Grill New to town. 169 E. Van Buren. 479-253-5522.
New Delhi Café Live music on the outside patio and in the piano bar. 2 N. Main St. 479-253-2525
Jack’s Place Karaoke. Some live music. 37 Spring St. 479-253-2219
The Eureka Stone House Town’s only wine bar. 82 S. Main. 479-363-6411
Chelsea's Great pizza, full bar. 30 Mountain St. 479-253-6723
Smokey's Firehouse Pub Beer, wine, full bar, food. 55 1/2 S. Main St. 479-253-6821
The Lumberyard Bar and Grill Dancing, pool tables, karaoke, occasional live music. 105 E. VanBuren. 479-253-0400
Henri's Just One More Martini bar, karaoke. 19-1/2 Spring St. 479-253-5795.
Cathouse Lounge Full bar and a pub menu, sometimes live music. 82 Armstrong St. 479-363-9976
The Squid and Whale Live music.37 Spring St/10 Center St. 479-253-7147
Lucky 7 Billiards Pool, sports TV, cocktails. Basin Park Hotel. 12 Spring St. 479-253-7837
Executive Escape Pub. 1120 S. Walton Blvd.
The Hive Bar and Lounge, in the 21c Museum Hotel Full bar. 200 NE A St. 479-286-6575
Bayou of Rogers Live blues, Southern menu. Blues Jam Tuesday nights. 115 N. Dixieland Rd. 479-246-9337
Theo's Bar Happy hour specials, tasty appetizers. 3300 Market St.
After 5 Bar & Grill Quiet, drinks are cheap and good. Outdoor patio. Inside the Pinnacle Station Market, 2000 Promenade Blvd.
The Iron Horse Coffee House Coffee beverages and open jazz sessions. Call for dates and times. 220 S. 1st St. 479-631-9977.
Shirley's Old time local bar. Cash only. 1311 S. 48th St.
Discoteca Musica Latina The last of the last calls. 400 S 8th St, Rogers 479-636-9692.
George's Majestic Lounge Free live music 6-9 pm Fridays, ticketed performances otherwise. 519 W. Dickson. 479-527-6618.
The Electric Cowboy Drink and dance. 2127 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. 479-571-8100
Speakeasy Nightclub Martini and cigar bar. 509 W. Spring St. 479-443-3279.
Cherokee Casino Live stage show Tues-Sat nights ; dance floor. In West Siloam Springs.
Lake of the Ozarks
Backwater Jack's Live music. 4341 Beach Dr, Osage Beach. 573 348-6639
Bulldog’s Beach House Live music. At 33 mm. 121 Teton Ln, Camdenton. 573-873-3311
City Grill Blue Room Live comedy every Wed. 5384 Old U.S. 54, Osage Beach. 573-302-0848
Docknockers On Horseshoe Bend at the 4mm. 700 Crow Rd. 573-365-6899
Dog Days Bar and Grill Live music. 1232 Jeffries Rd, Osage Beach. 573 348-9797
Osage River Bar & Grill Monthly comedian and Wed night live music. 247 S. Main, Laurie. 573-374-3020
Shady Gators 132 Sweet William Rd, Lake Ozark. 573 365-6464
Short Pants Lounge 1680 Autumn Ln, Osage Beach. 573 302-1745
Wobbly Boots Road House 4705 Hwy 54, Osage Beach. 573 348-2277
Bootleggers Saloon 3791 Highway 54, Osage Beach. 573 348-1443
City Grill Blue Room Karaoke Tuesdays. 5384 Old U.S. 54, Osage Beach. 573- 302-0848
JJ Twiggs 1815 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark. 573-365-9911
Lucky’s Bar and Grill 1140 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark. 573-964-6550.
Osage River Bar and Grill Fri. and Sat. nights. 247 S. Main, Laurie. 573-374-3020
Traffic Jam Pub and Grub 27632 Hwy Y, Rocky Mount. 573- 392-8501
No Wake Cafe The only floating cafe and bar on the lake. Live bands Saturday nights in season. Boat in or drive. 18 Mutton Creek Loop, Greenfield. 417-995-4410
Orleans Trail Restaurant At the north end of the lake and accessible by boat or car. Full service restaurant and bar, gorgeous views of the lake. 15828 South 1525 Rd, Stockton. 417-276-3566
Boathouse Restaurant and Lounge Live music, Thursday Margarita Nights. Pool tournamentstwice a month. 16100 Hwy. 39, Stockton. 417- 276-5361
Caplinger Mills River Front Resort During the season, presents free outdoor movies Sat. nights at dusk, an annual rockfest, and other events. 417-276-5409 for more info.