A new entertainment space called Massie’s on 2nd is coming to 2nd Avenue North, right next to Rogue Tavern

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Another place to hear live music in Birmingham is always a win. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Rogue Tavern owner Travis McGriff hopes to open his 6,000 square-foot entertainment venue in October. Live music? Weddings? Parties? In Birmingham? We’re in. Bring it, Massie’s on 2nd!

The Spot Is Hot

  • It’s right next to Rogue Tavern, alongside Urban Standard and close to El Barrio, and Bamboo on 2nd, The Atomic Lounge and The Collins Bar.
  • German club Das Haus occupied the space before the renovation.
  • The club is located on 2318 Second Ave. N.
A packed house watching football at Rogue Tavern. Photo by Rouge Tavern

About Massie’s

McGriff designed Massie’s on 2nd as a place to host concerts, weddings and parties. Features include:

  • Stained concrete floors and brick walls
  • Original tiling on the building’s ceiling that’s updated with a copper hue, giving the space an elegant but rustic vibe
  • Room for 300, along with a patio
  • The ability to split the space into two rooms
  • A bride and groom’s suite
Birmingham, Alabama, Urban Standard
Urban Standard fuels Birmingham with coffee, food and WiFi. Photo via Urban Standard

About The Neighbors

Massie’s on 2nd joins a fun street of businesses. There’s Charm, the colorful vintage shop that carries vintage jewelry and gifts, and Urban Standard, the coffee shop with the cozy feel and friendly staff, along with restaurants like Yo Mama’s, El Barrio and Bamboo on 2nd. Don’t forget about Pale Eddie’s Pour House and Space One Eleven, too. Oh, and Mamanoe’s, a cigar shop. Did you know we have a cigar shop in Birmingham?!

Birmingham artist Paul Cordes Wilm with one of his pieces in front of Charm on 2nd, the funky boutique with vintage jewelry, art, gifts and more. Photo via Charm

Downtown Birmingham really does offer a variety of businesses, shopping entertainment and dining. Our ultimate lunch guide includes a lot of these hot spots on 2nd Avenue, so check it out if you’re hungry and in the neighborhood. What do you think about this new addition?