Comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton explore bars featured in Esquire magazine's annual rundown of the best in the country. With stops in Milwaukee, Chicago and San Francisco, Jay and Sean drink their way through neighborhood dives and swanky bars alike. More than just a cross-country bar crawl, this is a happy hour any self-respecting man should experience in his lifetime.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Best Bars in America - Madam's Organ Blues Bar - Netflix
Madam's Organ Blues Bar is a restaurant and nightclub located at 2461 18th Street NW in Washington, D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood. A local landmark, the bar is popular for its nightly live music, especially blues and bluegrass. Regular performers include Bobby Parker, Ben Andrews, Catfish Hodge, and Bob Perilla & Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. The bar offers billiards, has a rooftop deck and serves soul food. Notable regular patrons have included Euan Blair, son of Tony Blair, and the late Soviet dissident artist Alexandr Zhdanov. Hungarian Ambassador András Simonyi was not only a regular patron but also performed with his band “Coalition of the Willing” for his Washington Diplomatic farewell party attended by a Washington A-list including European diplomats, United States Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, and Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány. Additionally, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson were regulars during the filming of Wedding Crashers, and Politically Incorrect host Bill Maher always stops by when in Washington. Barbara and Jenna Bush have also been spotted there. Madam's Organ was described as a favored hangout by Playboy and Stuff (magazine), and was featured on the Wild On! travel series on E!.
Best Bars in America - History - Netflix
In 1992, it reopened as a blues and bluegrass bar. Madam's Organ moved to its present location in 1997, after a temporary closure. This location once housed the original Children's Supermart store, which was opened by Charles Lazarus in 1948 and later became the Toys “R” Us retail chain.
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