Gritty, dimly-lit, musically diverse and as much fun as you're willing to make it.. The Scene Named simply for its location (at the corner of High Street and Fifth Avenue), the High Five was formerly the home of a small Chinese restaurant. It's now a watering hole with a stage that's surprisingly big (in relation to the small space) and fairly flashy. Equipped with bar stools, tables and booths, a small dance floor and plenty of red, smoky lighting, it's an intimate musical space when bands are playing, and a shot of local color when they aren't.
The Sounds Most of the music (which is booked 3-4 nights a week) is in the rock, pop and underground category, but you'll also find ska and roots acts, as well as DJs.
The Crowd Some of those eccentrics who were long left club-less when campus' Crazy Mama's shut down; neighborhood drinkers; loveable freaks; friends and fans of the bands.