Martin Luther King Junior believed jazz was the most powerful soundtrack for the resistance. He said jazz spoke for life; it tells of moving through struggles to reach a new sense of hope. Jazz music and dance have stood the test of time because of their vibrant and dynamic expression, steeped in history yet always fresh and modern.
At Arthur’s Tavern, a live jazz bar in NYC, you can step back into the Jazz Age and try out some of jazz’s most iconic moves. Places to gather and dance exploded as the Roaring Twenties shook up the social mores around dancing in public, especially for women. Arthur’s Tavern brings that infectious speakeasy energy into the modern era so you can dance the night away, fuelled by one of our signature jazzy cocktails.