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Backstage Bar & Billiards

Information

Backstage Bar & Billiards
Location: Downtown Las Vegas
601 Fremont St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Contact: 702-382-2227
website
Hours: Daily 7pm-Close
Nightlife Type: Bar
Vegas4Visitors Rating: B+

At a Glance

What is it?

A rock themed club with a big bar, billiards, and lots of rock memorabilia.

Where is it?

In the Fremont East District of Downtown Las Vegas.

What kind of crowd does it draw?

The crowd varies depending on the shows here and next door at the Fremont Country Club.

What are the prices like?

More affordable than any similar place on the Las Vegas Strip.

When is the best time to go?

Before and after concerts are the busiest times.

Why should I go here?

Because the rips in your jeans came with age not from the store.

What else do I need to know?

Be sure to check the schedule for concerts both here and next door.

What’s the bottom line?

A raucous fun time.

Full Review

This rocking bar in the Fremont East Entertainment District certainly comes with an impressive pedigree. Co-owned by “Big Daddy” Carlos Adley of the famed Velvet Margarita in Hollywood, DJ Lethal of Limp Bizkit and House of Pain, and DJ Scotty Boy of Las Vegas, the club is designed to look like (and act as) a “backstage” to the adjacent Fremont Country Club concert venue.

The place has a cool, “inside the music industry” vibe. The bar and stools are fashioned out of the kind of cases that roadies transport music equipment in, a huge library of vinyl records dominates the wall behind the DJ booth, and rock memorabilia is scattered around the room. Billiards, a small stage for frequent concerts from local and touring bands, and a private VIP room complete the package.

Prices are reasonable especially when compared to The Strip. A cover charge will only apply on special events/concerts and drinks won’t break your bank.

The crowd here will vary depending the event and the night but will often trend toward the tattoo and piercing set and their appreciators. There’s no reason for that to intimidate you but if it does, stay at your hotel lounge and have a mojito.

This is yet another great Downtown Las Vegas destination that should be on your list of bar hopping spots.

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