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Benny’s Boom Boom Room

Locally owned music venue in Hattiesburg, MS. Partner to The Dollar BOX Showroom

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Don't let the super eclectic wall art fool you, though in an older part of downtown of Hattiesburg, Benny's has become one of my favorite spots to catch a lot of New Orleans based bands passing through. At at 5-8 bucks cover charge, it's an excellent deal. You won't find any martinis or mixed drinks here but I guarantee you'll not have to wait long to get a beer or a shot. It has a very hipster vibe but it doesn't overwhelm the mixed crowd of college kids and 30 something's that flow in an out all night. I imagine if they got their advertising out more on all the good bands that come there during the weekend, it would be a bit crowded.... But at the moment, it's comfortable and enjoyable to catch music on a fri night.....stop by if your curious, you'll more than likely be glad you did...

Credit to: Tosh B., Yelp Reviewer


Credit to: branthax


Benny (the owner) plays the musicians he and his friends enjoy, and he really celebrates new and emerging musicians.

Credit to: Jessica Sims


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