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Opened in 1935, this New York jazz institution has played host to the likes of Woody Guthrie and Miles Davis, and continues to be frequented by the best names in folk, blues, and jazz. Though The Vanguard -- as it's locally known -- doesn't serve food, a back bar serves up cocktails to relax you into an evening of soul and saxophone.

Village Vanguard
New York

Village Vanguard

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Opened in 1935, this New York jazz institution has played host to the likes of Woody Guthrie and Miles Davis, and continues to be frequented by the best names in folk, blues, and jazz. Though The Vanguard -- as it's locally known -- doesn't serve food, a back bar serves up cocktails to relax you into an evening of soul and saxophone.