Music City's authentic late night jazz club

Serving classic New Orleans prohibition and pre-prohibition cocktails, local brews, and New Orleans cuisine.
HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS
Mon-Fri 5-7:30pm
Misterioso Mondays: one of our most loved house cocktails for $8
Tuesdays -Rudy's loves Locals: $4 Local Drafts, $5 Pickers, Corsair, or New Orleans beans & rice cup
Wednesdays Wooten & Wine: $6 wines (Pinot Grigio, Malbec or Cava)
Thirsty Thursdays -Swing & Sazeracs: $8 Sazeracs with purchase of ticket to show, $2 off drafts
Fridays Wine & Dine: $19 Jazz Combo includes cup of New Orleans beans & rice, side salad, and choice of glass of Malbec or Pinot Grigio
Celebrate New Years Eve at Rudy's Jazz Room with "The Get Down" and the Wooten Brothers!
Dancing and live music with The Wooten Brothers, ticket includes New Orleans themed hors d’oeuvres, glass of champagne for the midnight toast, and free entry to the after party "After The Get Down" from 1-3am with DJ Nio spinning funk, soul, hip hop and Motown classics! Doors are at 8pm and show starts is 9pm-12:30am.

$10 after party entry fee at the door for those not buying tickets for the Wooten Bros show.

Tickets are on sale now at rudysnye.eventbrite.com.

TONIGHT'S SHOWS
Hank Born
6:00pm-8:30pm, $10 at the door
Hank Born is a Nashville based guitarist combining influences from Herbie Hancock and George Benson, to John Scofield and the Allman Brothers. On tour promoting debut record "Daring the Wind," Hank's live show is a vibey and energetic experience that combines the art of improvisation with infectious feel-good groove.
Wooten Wednesday
9:00pm-11:30pm, $10 at the door
What day is it, Nashville? It's Wooten Wednesday of course! Every Wednesday, Regi Wooten assembles a cast of Nashville's best as they dig deep into the roots of funk, jazz, blues, rock, and soul. You never know who might jump on stage! Don't miss a beat!


UPCOMING SHOWSFULL CALENDAR
Dec 14
Marc Payne
5:30pm-7:30pm
One of the most talented young up and coming jazz pianists in Nashville, Marc Payne is sure to dazzle you with beautiful chords, lines, rhythms, and harmonies.
Swing dance instruction
8:20pm-9:00pm
Learn how to swing dance with swing dance lessons with Laynee Day.
Speakeasy Swing w/ David Williford
9:00pm-12:00am, $10 at the door
Woodwind player and composer David Williford was born and raised in Knoxville, TN. Currently residing in Nashville, he works as a performer, composer, and educator. With early musical experiences playing blues, soul, and rock with his father, and studying modern jazz and classical music with artists like Don Aliquo, he has found a diverse and soulful place in the changing music scene. His working band presents original music, free improvisations, and re-imagined standards to Nashville regularly.

Apart from his own projects, David has performed and recorded with a wide variety of artists as a player and arranger. Some highlights include Dynamo, Mike Hicks, The Nashville Jazz Composers Collective, Jeff Coffin, Sory Diabaté, Rick Wilkerson, The Great Barrier Reefs, Charles Butler, Michael Toman, and David Rodgers.
Dec 15
Marc Payne
5:30pm-7:30pm
One of the most talented young up and coming jazz pianists in Nashville, Marc Payne is sure to dazzle you with beautiful chords, lines, rhythms, and harmonies.
Joseph Wooten and The Hands Of Soul Birthday Bash
8:00pm-11:00pm, $15 at the door
Joseph Wooten, aka "Hands of Soul" is one of the talented Wooten Brothers and since 1993 is the current keyboardist/vocalist for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller Band. Joseph is also a talented songwriter, motivational speaker, composer, and producer and recently added author to his resume with the release of his new book, "It All Matters", available on Amazon.

Joseph is a master of many styles. Jazz, soul, funk, R&B... Be prepared for an enjoyable musical journey. You will listen... And you will dance too!
The UNusual Suspects
11:30pm-2:30am, $10 at the door
The Funk 'N B revival. Funk your blues away Where R 'N B gets blessed by the 1. The funky sounds of Parliament/Funkadelic, James Brown, Ohio Players and Sly Stone along with R&B stylings of Chaka Khan and Teena Marie; will soothe your soul.
Dec 16
Matt Endahl
5:30pm-7:30pm
Matt Endahl is a jazz pianist, composer and educator. He is one of Nashville's most in-demand pianists, performing in groups led by Jeff Coffin, Chester Thompson, Imer Santiago, Duffy Jackson, Christina Watson, Marcus Finnie, and many others. He also plays regularly with the Dara Tucker Band, Joshua Carswell, the Tyler Mire Big Band, Rahsaan Barber's Everyday Magic, and the Jason Eskridge Band. Matt has also shared the stage with legendary figures like Arthur Blythe, Jimmy Heath, Henry Grimes, David Liebman, Steve Coleman, Jane Ira Bloom and the late Marcus Belgrave.
Dara Tucker
8:00pm-11:00pm, $15 at the door
Vocalist and songwriter Dara Tucker is establishing herself as one of the premiere voices in jazz and beyond. From opening for Gregory Porter, to appearing on the Tavis Smiley Show, to winning the silver medal & the Ben Tucker Jazz Award in the prestigious, "American Traditions Competition" (2017), Tucker is making her mark in the world of jazz and beyond with a blend of soul, Americana, Gospel and jazz that is uniquely her own.

In the past few years alone, she was named a finalist in the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Vocal Competition, and won the "Nashville Independent Music Award" for best jazz vocalist. She has performed at the San Jose Jazz Festival, the Festival of Arts and Ideas, The Takoma Park Jazz Fest and the iRock Jazz Fest.
Nikki Ellias and the Cosmic Collective
11:30pm-2:30am, $10 at the door
The Cosmic Collective covers multiple styles of music; from Jazz and Bossa nova to Pop, R&B, Funk, and Motown. The group boasts a range of accomplishments, including house dance band at The Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island, MI and a feature on Greg Pogue’s Jazz Station on ACME Radio.

The band consists of formally trained musicians active in the Nashville area, vocalist Nikki Elias, bassist Tyler Enslow, Drummer Jed Smith, Keyboardist Jeff Goodkind, and saxophonist DeVante’ Buford.

Their new electric jazz album, Abstract Notions, sports a feature from Jeff Coffin of Béla Fleck & The Flecktones and David Matthews Band, and is currently available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and CD Baby.
Dec 17
Kyla Jade
6:00pm-8:30pm, $10 at the door
Poet Sidney Lanier wrote that music is simply love in search of a word. Kyla Jade, a fresh dynamic songstress allows her love for God to form a unique expression of Gospel music. Residing in Nashville TN by way of Kansas, Kyla Jade is already easily recognizable. You have seen her every Sunday morning on B.E.T with Dr. Bobby Jones and the Nashville Super Choir as one of his most versatile soloist. She was also the Minister of Music at Cathedral of Praise COGIC under the direction of the Honorable Bishop Jerry L. Maynard and she currently sings background for Oscar and Grammy-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson.

Whether it was a studio session or live work, Kyla Jade’s professional experiences have included singing background for artists such as Kim Burrell, Aretha Franklin, Beverly Crawford, Patti LaBelle, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Vashawn Mitchell , Ricky Dillard, Dr. Judith Christie-McAllister, The Clark Sisters, Timothy Wright and many others. She has toured with Wynonna Judd (country artist) as well as headlining her own Classical Jazz cover tour in Europe. Kyla Jade has also performed background vocals on the Country Music Awards, Stellar Awards, Dove Awards, and the Celebration of Gospel with Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones.

In 2012, Kyla Jade established LoveJade Inc and for the past 2 years under this umbrella she has produced live shows, arranged and produced vocals for many Nashville and surrounding artists. If you were to ask Kyla Jade what genre of music is her favorite she would say without hesitation that "Gospel is the only story I will tell, I just do it with a little Jazz and Soul embellishment".
Jazz Jam
9:00pm-11:30pm, $10 at the door
Rudy's hosts the official pro jazz jam. Come out and experience some of music city's best as they take the stage with Nashville's next generation of jazz performers!
Dec 18
Matt Endahl Quartet
6:00pm-8:30pm, $10 at the door
Matt Endahl is a jazz pianist, composer and educator. He is one of Nashville's most in-demand pianists, performing in groups led by Jeff Coffin, Chester Thompson, Imer Santiago, Duffy Jackson, Christina Watson, Marcus Finnie, and many others. He also plays regularly with the Dara Tucker Band, Joshua Carswell, the Tyler Mire Big Band, Rahsaan Barber's Everyday Magic, and the Jason Eskridge Band. Matt has also shared the stage with legendary figures like Arthur Blythe, Jimmy Heath, Henry Grimes, David Liebman, Steve Coleman, Jane Ira Bloom and the late Marcus Belgrave.
Giovanni Rodriguez & 12 Manos
9:00pm-11:30pm, $10 at the door
Giovanni Rodriguez is an exciting multi-instrumentalist and Nashville favorite on the Salsa and jazz scene. An electric night of Salsa dancing! Ernesto Lago Violin (Cuba) - violin/vocals Alex Rivas (Cuba) - piano/vocals Yosvany Cordero (Cuba) - bongos/cowbell Brian Allen (Indiana) - bass Jesus Agreda (Venezuela) - timbales/drums Giovanni Rodriguez (Dominican Republic) - congas/vocals
Dec 19
Patrick Atwater
6:00pm-8:30pm, $10 at the door
Nashville bassist Patrick Atwater will lead a quintet of some of Nashville’s top jazz musicians. The quintet will cover a wide range of material including hard swinging renditions of jazz standards, unique arrangements of popular songs, and interesting original music.
Rick Wilkerson and Friends
9:00pm-11:30pm, $10 at the door

Rick Wilkerson has roots in two of America’s most significant states when it comes to music, Mississippi and Tennessee. The influence he received from the southern traditions of soul music blended with a continuous exposure to the NYC jazz scene (via his parents) created his diverse and widely well-received approach to jazz. Wilkerson is also a passionate songwriter and a prolific and diverse stage performer and drummer who has worked with well-known artists like Keith Urban, James Otto, Chris Janson, Dr. Ben Tankard, Ricardo Sanchez, Carmen, and The Wooten Brothers, just to name a few. Currently his EP, “Aspire”, and album "Mosaic" are available in stores.
Dec 20
Nate Lopez/Nioshi Jackson Duo
6:00pm-8:30pm, $10 at the door
Nate Lopez uses his unique 8-string hybrid guitars to incorporate guitar, bass, and even the vocal lines on a single instrument seamlessly enough that if you closed your eyes, you'd believe what you were hearing was at least three separate master musicians. With the aid of a drummer, Nate Lopez vs. creates soulful, grooving instrumental music.

Nate has earned many accolades including winning the Arkansas Contemporary Fingerstyle Guitar Competition in 2015 and recently was voted the Best Acoustic Musician in the North Bay for 2017.

"To Say Nate Lopez just plays guitar is an understatement." Curtis Kim, KSRO radio
Wooten Wednesday
9:00pm-11:30pm, $10 at the door
What day is it, Nashville? It's Wooten Wednesday of course! Every Wednesday, Regi Wooten assembles a cast of Nashville's best as they dig deep into the roots of funk, jazz, blues, rock, and soul. You never know who might jump on stage! Don't miss a beat!