Minneapolis has no shortage of good music venues. But the Varsity, located in the funky college neighborhood of Dinkytown, is an exceptionally neat place to catch a gig. The interior is beautiful industrial-chic with exposed brick and pipes and romantic chandeliers and railings. Despite the elegant digs, the venue can host a solid, rollicking punk show. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly, the bar is well stocked, and everyone raves about the quality of the bathrooms—in fact, the facilities are vying for best restrooms in the country. What more could you want?
They are also available for private events such as corporate parties or weddings.