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With a highly-regarded history, the music joint called Vegetable Buddies is back. The new owners have stepped in once again to carry on VB's tradition. Preserving the same live music spot and keeping the name the same, pays homage to the great music legends like Canned Heat, Duke Tomato, Muddy Waters, New Riders of the Purple Sage and many others who came to play here in the 70’s The low, single story building featuring a retro look spotlights new, regional and local bands with a focus on blues and rock and roll. Walking in you will feel the music vibe and history, that started in the 70’s and picks up today to rock on with original music, food and art. Vegetable Buddie’s is the exciting music venue in South Bend - complete with a kitchen and bar!

Vegetable Buddies is a general admission venue. Seating is NOT guaranteed and is first come, first served.

Tuesday 5:00 - 12:00
Wednesday 5:00 - 12:00
Thursday 5:00 - 12:00
Friday 5:00 - 2:00
Saturday 5:00 - 2:00
Kitchen Hours 6:00-10:00



Vegetable Buddies was a legendary nightclub in South Bend, Indiana from 1976 through 1980. The club cultivated an entertainment scene featuring acts that were amongst the finest Blues, Bluegrass, Rock and Jazz music in the world, including numerous Grammy award winning artists.

The original owners of Vegetable Buddies now only promote fundraising concerts for local charities. You can find out more information by visiting their website.

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