Country music has always been popular in the Detroit area. However, finding a country western bar in and around the Detroit area can be tricky. Grab your boots and hat and check out the city’s best country music and line dancing establishments.
Coyote Joe’s Nightclub
Hours: Weds – Sat 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Coyote Joe’s Nightclub is one of the largest bars in the Metro Detroit area with 10,000 square feet of space. The bar not only plays host to some of country music’s biggest acts, but also features mechanical bull rides and 25 HDTV big screens. The nightclub’s large dance floors make for a great night out and free line dancing lessons are offered.
Hours: Weds, Sun 6 p.m – 12 a.m.; Thurs – Sat 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Diamondback Saloon features live entertainment every Wednesday to Saturday night with performances by house band Derringer. Although primarily a country-western bar, the venue does change up its music occasionally and patrons can sign up for a number of different free dance lessons. The bar also hosts Karaoke nights.
Hours: Tues – Sat 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Club Canton is a friendly neighborhood country bar that features live country and blues music, and affordable prices that make it the perfect stop for a fun night out. The bar is one of the oldest in the area and features a dance floor, a regular house band and karaoke. Take your friends out for a night of singing and country dancing at Club Canton.
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Diamonds & Spurs
Hours: Fri – Sat 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Diamonds & Spurs is one of six venues within the Premier Entertainment Complex, which also includes club New York New York and concert venue The Ritz. The country influenced bar makes entertainment their number one priority with live bands on Friday and Saturday nights. Their huge dance floor is always packed as everyone comes to dance. The venue also provides line dancing lessons.
Hours: Mon – Wed 11a.m. – 2.a.m.; Thurs 11 a.m. – 5 p..m.; Fri 9 a.m. – 2 a.m.; Sat – Sun 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Rhinestone Cowboy is one of the area’s hottest country bars. It features a 1,000 square feet dance floor, live music Friday and Saturday nights, karaoke, bull riding and line dancing lessons. Next time you are looking for a great time, check out the Rhinestone Cowboy.
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Tracy Heck is a freelance writer living in Dearborn, Michigan. She covers Music & Entertainment. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.