Cleve Mash Opens Country Bar and Club in Palm Beach Gardens: JR's Buck Wild Country Bar Grand Opening Thursday
Don't ever be "sorry for partying" -- especially at the soon-to-open Palm Beach Gardens country bar and club, JR's Buck Wild, which is celebrating its grand opening this Thursday.
Nicole Danna JR's Buckwild Saloon will open Thursday, June 27 in Palm Beach Gardens.
Here, the statement is more motto than promise, as well as a favorite saying for one of the club's creators, owner Cleve Mash, who has revamped the former 5,800-square foot Club Safari space located in the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott to become the area's first country "club," where live music, line dancing and saloon-style drinks will cater to the area's late-night crowd.
"Like all my establishments, I've designed this space to appeal to the ladies first," said Mash, who also owns and designed nearby Dirty Martini. "This is a place to dance, mingle and have fun in a safe, clean place."
Mash -- who garnered ideas from country bars in places like Nashville, Tennessee -- has created a true saloon-style country bar complete with mechanical bull, a large central dance floor designed specifically to accommodate line dancers, and even a general store at the entrance that will sell "bling" belts, cowboy hats and custom Buck Wild apparel. The elevated main bar provides a clear view of the dance floor, while a small seating area for private parties and several high top tables flank either side of the main 15-seat bar.
Nicole Danna The stage where national, regional and local acts will play live music on Friday nights.
What about the drinks? Mash is keeping it simple: beer by the bottle will be plentiful, while a full bar will be serving several specialty drinks served in copper mugs, like the Knee Deep, a combination of 44 North huckleberry infused vodka and homemade lemonade.
Even though it's a country bar, that doesn't mean you have permission to be 100% country, however. The club will be enforcing a light dress code for guys, as well as a $10 cover charge Thursday through Sunday. Girls get in free on Thursday for ladies night, and drink free from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., but will be charged a $5 cover charge Friday through Sunday.
JR's Buck Wild will be opening this Thursday, with no cover from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Regular hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Each week Thursday and Saturday nights are reserved for line dancing, while a custom stage will feature a mix of local, national and regional country music acts performing live every Friday. The "in the biz" crowd drinks free every Sunday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
JR's Buck Wild Country Bar is located at 4000 RCA Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens. For more information call 561-622-8888, or visit the Facebook page.
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