56 S. 2nd St., 215/238-5888,
Bring your ear plugs, because the bands that play here come to rock. The Khyber offers a very different experience depending on which room you choose.
The long, dark main bar area is a chill space where young hipsters and musicians sit and talk. Just off the main bar, the live stage hosts a consistently solid line-up of indie and small-label rock bands.
The 2nd-floor lounge usually features a local deejay spinning a diverse mix of danceable favorites.