Five Places to Dance in Cambridge

Sometimes you just need to let loose on the dance floor

Cambridge offers a variety of bars and clubs, featuring a broad range of types of music. Perfect for dancing your troubles away, the following five spots offer live DJ’s and places to let loose and have fun.  Some feature calendars on their website so you can plan ahead and go when your favorite music genre will be playing, while others allow you to just grab a drink and some friends and let the DJ’s take control. 

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Middlesex Lounge

315 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02238
(617) 868-6739

Featuring all types of music, Middlesex Lounge DJ’s play something different 6 nights a week.  Head here for everything from 80’s and 90’s to house and electronic music. Check the website before your visit to find out what’s going on at this dance spot, located near the Central T station.

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The Enormous Room

569 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 491-5550

Located in Central Square, though Enormous it is not, locals love coming here to sip specialty cocktails, lounge and people watch, or get up and groove. Located above Central Kitchen, DJ’s play everything, including hip-hop and house music. Before your visit, find out what’s in store for the night on the monthly calendar.

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Havana Club

288 Green St, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 312-5550

Havana is the perfect place to show off your Salsa skills. Located right in Central Square, there are live dance performances, lessons, and parties on the weekends for Salsa enthusiasts.

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59 JFK Street Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 491-9851

Redline in Harvard Square features local DJ’s in an intimate setting. There is a variety of music to dance to, including top 40’s, hip-hop, rap, pop and eclectic tunes playing into the night.

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Phoenix Landing

512 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 576-6260

Though Central Square residents know Phoenix Landing as a great place to eat, drink, and watch a good soccer game, it is also a great place to dance to live DJ’s 7 days a week, with a different style of music each night. Here you can dance to house, reggae, techno, 80’s, 90’s, and so much more.

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