Club Bonafide, New York City

4.1
Open 7 nights a week! Club Bonafide, founded in 2015 by world-renowned musician Richard Bona, is bringing live music back to 52nd Street! Hearkening back to the golden age of jazz in the 1930's, 40's & 50's, this eclectic venue features world-class artists performing a variety of musical genres including Jazz, Blues, Latin, World, R&B, Funk, Soul and more.
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  • We went to see the tribute to The Buena Visit Social Club on Saturday night. This is a quaint little club that is well managed and organized. The earlier show ran a little long, but the club managed t...  more »
  • We heard a French jazz quartet; guitar, double-bass, drums and singer. The singer was very good and quite outgoing and friendly and the jazz guitarist was fabulous. There is no cover charge, but you a...  more »
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  • It is a great venue to see live music. I got there late for a show last week and they let us stay for the next show and gave us free tickets to any show. I really appreciated that because I'm from out of town so I would be leaving soon. So the day before I left I got to see the Whitney Houston tribute show and it was amazing. I had a wonderful time and when I come back to New York I will definitely catch a show here.
  • Is all of New York full of hidden amazing venues on their second floors? This place makes me wonder....a small and intimate performance space where your never more than 15 ft away from performers or the stage, Club Bonafide is a hidden gem on the UES. Sure the food is bad, (lower than diner quality, shame) and the drinks are just okay, but the performers are usually so good it doesn't matter. The place is dark and has great ambiance with brick accents. If I had one complaint it's that the small space makes it so that you cant really linger after a show. The club follows the comedy performance model with multiple shows and a two drink minimum, and is worth checking out if you like live music.

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