The Slippery Noodle is racking up the Best of Indy Awards: They can now claim over 30 consecutive wins. They’ve earned 13 as the city’s Best Open Mic Night, and 18 consecutive wins in the now-retired Best Blues Club category. If you like live blues performed by the best local and touring artists around, this is the place for you. Additionally, as the oldest bar in Indianapolis, it’s a must-visit. And if you’re an artist looking for a place to show off, you can’t do much better than the legendary Noodle stage.
372 S. Meridian St., 631-6974, www.slipperynoodle.com
2nd: The Mousetrap