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Lovely, small and classy venue for live jazz

We arrived on a Saturday evening just about 20 minutes before the musicians were to begin playing... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Laurieuhoo
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Washington, Illinois
When you want to get down and b0ogie in Milwaukee

I try to visit at least one music venue when I am out of town and I found that Carolines is far... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
NANCY K
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Jun 8, 2017
“Lovely, small and classy venue for live jazz”
May 25, 2017
“When you want to get down and b0ogie in Milwaukee”
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We arrived on a Saturday evening just about 20 minutes before the musicians were to begin playing. this is a smallish place with a large bar and seating all around the bar. There were a few smallish table tops around the bar area and more...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I try to visit at least one music venue when I am out of town and I found that Carolines is far from ordinary. It is strictly a nightclub so don't look for food. You will find yourself fully immersed in the music. I consider...More

Thank NANCY K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went on Wednesday, open mike night. Had no idea what to expect. What we experienced was one of the liveliest evenings of outstanding music one could imagine. Each musician was an incredible professional. The 1940s club atmosphere added to the experience. Drinks are generous and...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I stopped in on a Thursday night about 9:30. Christopher's Project was playing. Very talented musicians. Cozy space. Seating is limited so you may need to stand. Drinks were about $9, but no cover. We will definitely return!!

Thank Yoga B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I'm normally a blues guy, but the atmosphere in Caroline's is fun and free spirited, without the hipster, finger clicking faux cool stuff you find in some jazz clubs. Caroline herself wends her way through the bar, making sure everyone is having a good time....More

Thank Reganomic
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Locals took us here to show us "the best" place for jazz. We went. $5 cover. Great music and it was PACKED with locals. Apparently they get a lot of different groups playing. The night we were there it was an all string quintet with...More

Thank LK B
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Went to Milwaukee for the Aretha Franklin concert. After, went to Caroline's Jazz Club. Things got started about 10 and had a few sit in later. Great music and service in an intimate atmosphere. Wish we had a club like this back home in Florida.

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 2 November 2015

A little hole in the wall gem in the historic Walker's Point just south of downtown Milwaukee. A plethora of restaurants to check out prior to listening to some awesome music. Friendly wait staff, good drinks....reminds me of being in Chicago or New Orleans. A...More

Thank Florence C
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Very friendly & comfortable bar with live music. We came in on a Weds. night and they had an open mic blues jam. The opening band (2 key boards, sax, drums, bass, lead guitar & various singers) was excellent. They played a good long set...More

Thank ErnieS50
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Great space. Come to listen and be entertained!! Nice spot to just sit & listen to some wonderful musicians while enjoying a cocktail.

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