Ah, the 3 B's: Bluegrass, Banjos, and Bourbon: a holy trinity of down-home fun. (You could also potentially subsitute Boys for one of the above, depending on your facebook status).
Here's where you can score all 3: Banjo Jim's.
This alphabet city dive features live music every night of the week, an eclectic crowd, and there's never a cover. The most expensive drink will cost you $10. We haven't heard that for a while!
An added extra: tons of regulars were seen with takeout boxes, meaning that you can get away with bringing your dinner along for a show.
Here's where to get your B's on:
700 E 9th St New York, NY 10009-5309 - (212) 777-0869