The Top 3 Places To Dance In McKinney
When you’re looking for a place to dance, McKinney has many great options. There are always events and concerts going on all over the city that residents and visitors love to come out and enjoy. Let’s have a look at a few places in McKinney you can go to if you’re looking to dance to some live music.
6633 Virginia Pkwy
The Sanctuary is a venue located next to the Guitar Sanctuary in the beautiful Adriatica village area of McKinney. The venue is available for rentals but it also hosts some of the best concerts in McKinney. If you’re looking for a place to see some great live music then this is the place to be.
The venue hosts many different styles but the country reigns supreme along with bluegrass and gospel music. Some of the artists they’re hosting this year include Albert Cummings (an American Blues musician who’s played alongside BB King, Johnny Winter, and Buddy Guy), Davy Knowles (a Manx blues artist formerly from the blues-rock band Back Door Slam), and Trace Bundy (an acoustic guitar player known to fans as “The Acoustic Ninja” for his skills) along with many other performances that will have you out of your seat.
Ticket prices vary depending on the event so have a look at their website for a calendar of upcoming events along with the prices. The venue does have drinks and seating available so you can take a breather and have a sip of something cold if you end up tired from dancing along to the great music.
They have been given a rating of 4.5 by Yelp for their beautiful venue, fantastic acoustics, and great music choices. It is a much-loved venue in the city for both musicians and concertgoers. If you’re looking for a place where you can get a true concert experience then head over to The Sanctuary.
204 W. Virginia St.
The Pub is one of the best places to get some great food while you listen to the sounds of some of the best music in the city. The restaurant is family-friendly in the daytime but hosts many events for adults during the evening including live music and special guests. Have a look at their website for an updated list of the acts coming to The Pub.
Some of the events coming this year include the music of Sabrina and Gypsybleu (a talented dance, variety, and party band), Iron Fist of Duncan (A North Texas based band playing an eclectic mix of rock, country, and blues including recent and classic hits) and David Christian ( a cover artist with a wide variety of styles and genres) along with many other acts and performers.
The Pub serves food and drinks along with their live music so have a look at their menu for something to snack on while you boogie. Some of their best bar snacks selections include the Pork Rinds which come in 4 flavors (original, chipotle cinnamon, bbq, and buffalo), their Loaded Cheese fries ( topped with bacon, cheddar, jalapeno, and scallions), and the Crispy Gulf Shrimp (8 chili-buttermilk battered jumbo shrimp with parmesan and lemon herb aioli).
Customers from The Pub rave about their fantastic drinks, the delicious Irish Stew, and their friendly staff, and they’ve been rated with a 3.5 on Yelp.com. The Pub also carries a large variety of beer and whiskey that’s changing all the time so it’s a great place to bring a few good friends to imbibe in some great drinks. If you want to have a fun Irish-style pub experience then check out The Pub for a great time.
Zin Zen Wine Bistro
6841 Virginia Parkway
With a motto like “Live Music...Dead Grapes' ', you know there’s a good time to be had over at Zin Zen Wine Bistro. With amazing live entertainment and a classy atmosphere, Zin Zen is a great place to bring a group of friends for a fun night out. The restaurant was established in 2006, and it was the first business to open in Adriatica village.
It takes pride in its European-style ambiance and they have live music every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Some of the artists that regularly perform there include, The Three Amigos (who perform a combination of classic to current rock, pop and country hits from the 70's up to today), Luqman Rashad (a singer/guitarist who’s been featured on The Voice and American Idol) and Zack King Unplugged (a country band with 16 years experience who’s songs are often used by the hockey team, the Dallas Stars, for promotional use) along with many other musical acts.
The wine bistro serves a large number of different drinks and wines including many signature cocktails. Some of their in house cocktails include the Stonebridge Salty Dog (Tito’s vodka, lime juice, pink grapefruit juice, with a Tajin rim), the Adriatica Gin-ger Ale (Hendricks Gin, lime juice, ginger ale, and mint), and the McKinney MNhatten (Jack Daniels honey, sweet vermouth, and bitters).
For an appetizer that’s perfect to split with friends, try ordering the Antipasto Platter (white Vermont cheddar, fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, salami, assorted olives, marinated mushrooms and red pepper relish, and Mixed nuts served with crackers and toasted bread)
And for a heftier entree, grab one of the Arrabiata grilled flatbread pizzas (pepperoni, Italian sausage, mozzarella, parmesan-romano cheese, and red onions with gluten-free crust available upon request).
Zin Zen is the perfect place for anyone who’s looking for a place with great live music and a variety of drink options. It’s been given the rating of ⅘ from Yelp.com and customers love to talk about their large wine menu, ambiance, and their great appetizers.
There are plenty of places in the city of McKinney for you to have a great night dancing. Whether you’re looking for a true concert experience or you want to have some dinner before you take a spin on the dancefloor, you’re bound to find it in McKinney.
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NTREIS data last updated October 16, 2021.