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Albany Nightlife: Bars, Clubs, Pubs & Events

Albany features a diverse and lively nightlife scene, including a variety of bars, clubs, and pubs. Many of the bars also offer live music in an array of genres. You can sip on wine and listen to acoustic tunes, grab a margarita and salsa dance, or just grab a beer with a few friends and chat the night away. No matter what you are in the mood for, you’ll find it in Albany's Capital Region!

The Capital Region has a large variety of bars and lounges to suit every taste and mood.
Enjoy a glass of wine and some smooth jazz at these Albany area wine & jazz bars.
Albany has a lively alternative lifestlye scene, with many gay-friendly clubs and bars.
Catch the game and enjoy a cold brew at sports bars in the Capital Region.
Find out where you should go for a great happy hour in and around Albany.
Try these 7 cozy bars that feature comfortable atmospheres, warm fireplaces, or other great amenities.
Find upcoming nightlife events, including live entertainment and trivia competitions.
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