At this Old Fourth Ward hangout, you can rock out to global DJs and soul-infused house music without worrying about bumping into someone every direction you turn. Granted, it can get packed on weekend nights, but the intimate space, dark atmosphere, and stiff (but pricier) cocktails curtail the younger, rambunctious crowd that tends to go out more for booze than beats. Go on the second Saturday of each month for DJ Kemit’s Kickin’ Up Dust, which features 45s. 483 Edgewood Avenue, thesoundtable.com
This article originally appeared in our December 2014 issue.