The space occupied by Char’s Has the Blues, which closed its doors in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic,  reopened Feb. 4 with new ownership, a renovated interior, a rotating cocktail menu and a new name: Char’s Live.

The reincarnation of the 2,245-square-foot club brought with it not only new management but a new musical vibe as well. The spot will offer live blues music, but will add new genres to the lineup, including DJs, reggae bands and ska.

Char’s Live is located 4631 N. 7th Ave. in Phoenix. For additional information, visit



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