The Best Clubs in America

Our insider picks for the most rocking small rooms in the country

Great American Music Hall in San Francisco
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6. Great American Music Hall in San Francisco

Originally an ornate restaurant and bordello, this is a venue whose classy accouterments (old-fashioned marquee, ceiling frescoes, oak floor) bring out the best in bands and fans.

Capacity: 600
Website: www.musichallsf.com
Fun Fact: The 1907 building -- built after the 1906 earthquake destroyed most of the city -- is reputedly haunted.

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