The Noisy Neighbors

Friday, February 23

The Noisy Neighbors


The Noisy Neighbors began the way most bands begin-in a garage. Under our former name, “Smoke ‘n Soul”, we were quickly thrust into the “fire” for a 9/11 Firefighter’s Benefit. Ready or not, the cap was off the bottle. Now “Road Veterans”, we’ve played small clubs, private parties, and bigger events & festivals, such as State Fair, Summerfest, and Waukesha’s own Riverfest. We’ve never met a crowd we didn’t like, and we’ve never left the fun at home!

Their music includes covers from the classics through today’s music – usually with a twist. Nothin’ like a great tune you can sing or dance to, with a dash of the “Noisy Neighbors” for good measure.

About Us

This Historic Site... 115 Years And Counting

Bub's Irish Pub

Where you are treated as our friends

The first question we are asked is… “Who is BuB?” The short answer is that there is no BuB. The story goes like this…

In the 1990’s I was spending most of my free time with my kids whom were Irish Dancers with the Trinity Irish Dancers. They would compete in feis’s, fests, competitions and shows. The fathers of the dancers would spend a lot of time together waiting for the kids to dance. The group of dads became good friends, created fund raising activities and even created some “dad” events like golf outings and checking out some of the local Irish Pubs for a pint or two. One night, one of the guys said, “We need a name for our group.” Several dads said they were heading over to Ireland soon and would come up with a name.

In the spring of 1999, a group of fathers of the Trinity Irish Dancers went to the World Championships of Irish Dance. They checked in to their hotels, got settled and decided to check out a local pub across the street. As lore has it, they walked in to the pub, sat down on their stools and the woman bartender said, “What’ll you have… Bub?” The guys looked at each other and one of them said, “That’s it, we’re going to be Bubs!”

They were treated as we treat our friends, our buddies or our pals. In that single moment, they brought back a part of Ireland to America and we are carrying on that spirit. The Bubs have continued their traditions. They volunteer, host fundraisers, have golf events and yes, still get together to hoist a pint or two a local Irish Pubs. In 2003, we asked “The Bubs” for permission to use their name for our new Irish Pub theme. They said, “As long as you have Guinness on tap, you can use the name.”

This Historic Site… 115 Years And Counting

This historic site has been “THE PLACE” to go in the area since the late 1890’s. Originally a Dance Hall and Saloon, bowling was added in the early 1900’s and the banquet hall was added in the 1940’s. The history includes business names like The Town Bowl, The Rose – Ed, & Reuter’s Germantown Bowl.

In 1997 we bought the building, opened as The Cactus Cantina & Desert Bowl and have been evolving the space ever since. We are honored to be the stewards of this great place and carry on the tradition of being “THE PLACE” to go… even today, 115 years later and counting.

  • Location Bub's Irish Pub N116W16218 Main St Germantown, WI 53022
  • Call Us (262) 255-1840
  • Book a Party (414) 737-5866
  • Email [email protected]

Scheduled Appearances

  • Great bar for bands and a good time

    Rudy Czechan Avatar Rudy Czechan
    December 31, 2023

    Bub’s definitely has a reputation in Germantown. Some people like it and some people don’t. I may be biased because I’m a regular here but I really enjoy Bub’s. I go here religiously on Friday for their fish fry. The baked cod is the best that I’ve found locally for the price. Kelsie and Jessica are both great bartenders. (They are usually there on Fridays when I go.) I really enjoy their service when I’m dining and drinking. Anytime that I’m off of work on Friday I’ll be eating the fish fry here.

    Matt Fales Avatar Matt Fales
    December 25, 2023

    Wonderful venue

    artbyterra Avatar artbyterra
    December 18, 2023

    Great hangout. Friendly staff.

    Sheldon Spence Avatar Sheldon Spence
    December 11, 2023
  • Service was excellent, very friendly and timely. Menu is typical bar food with a few twists, I had the corned beef burger( a burger with corned beef on it) it was excellent! Plenty of very tender and flavorful corned beef.

    Erik Saynisch Avatar Erik Saynisch
    December 1, 2023

    A nice place to sit down and have a drink and a snack......would go again

    Jeff Cook Avatar Jeff Cook
    December 1, 2023

    Always a good time at bubs. I’ve been here for multiple live concerts/bands, events and just regular nights out and the staff is always great.

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    Danii K Avatar Danii K
    December 1, 2023

    They were busy but the service was great and we enjoyed our food. Will come again. 😴

    Kelley Kling Avatar Kelley Kling
    November 16, 2023
  • Excellent fish fry!

    Russ Johnson Avatar Russ Johnson
    November 15, 2023

    Good music and drinks.

    Miss K. Mazari Avatar Miss K. Mazari
    November 1, 2023

    Good music and drinks.

    Karina Mazari Avatar Karina Mazari
    October 28, 2023

    Had a fantastic waitress, super friendly, upbeat and attractive! Food was hot and delicious!! Would go back again for sure!!

    Ginny McGowan Avatar Ginny McGowan
    October 28, 2023
  • I was there 2 days ago for a wedding and everything was great.

    Bob P Avatar Bob P
    October 18, 2023

    Love the music band and bar is very decent. Fun atmosphere and great service! Will be back next weekend.

    Rima H Avatar Rima H
    October 18, 2023

    Always a great time

    Rodney Delcore Avatar Rodney Delcore
    October 18, 2023

    classic Irish pub

    Glenn Ottenbacher Avatar Glenn Ottenbacher
    October 18, 2023
  • Had our daughters wedding shower there today. They are always so accomodating. Very wonderful staff ready to help in anyway possible.

    Maureen Ramsey Avatar Maureen Ramsey
    August 11, 2023

    First time there! Had a lot of fun and met new people. Power was out everywhere in town except Bubs due to bad storms.

    Amanda Beckley Avatar Amanda Beckley
    August 4, 2023

    The pizza was good.

    Gary Mattson Avatar Gary Mattson
    July 28, 2023

    Bubs is a great bar and entertainment venue located in a very "small town" location. I don't get to stop in often, but have always enjoyed it when I do. It has a really comfortable and rustic feel to it, has very good food, friendly servers and live entertainment with a decent sized stage. They also have multiple pool tables, darts, and those machines my wife likes to throw money in. Give it a try sometime, there's a lot to like.

    Scott Steinpas Avatar Scott Steinpas
    July 28, 2023
  • Medved is the best!

    Tanner Zingsheim Avatar Tanner Zingsheim
    July 18, 2023

    Casual & caring staff. Great owners!

    Jim Blaisdale Avatar Jim Blaisdale
    July 18, 2023

    I ADORE Bub's!! Brandon is a breeze to work with when it comes to coordinating events. I love DJing and dancing here. Matt takes such great care of me, knows my drink by heart, & even comes to find me before the kitchen closes to see if I want to order food, because he knows I get busy and lose track of time. That's excellent service! Redd LeRoy Ring Tunes Wedding & Event DJ

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    Redd Leroy Avatar Redd Leroy
    June 18, 2023

    The ribs were sime if the best I have ever had. The old fashion, not so much.

    Tom C. Krejcie Avatar Tom C. Krejcie
    June 18, 2023
  • Great place to hang out with friends

    Kevin Mangan Avatar Kevin Mangan
    May 18, 2023

    Had a fish fry in between jobs. I heard it was very good but maybe it was because I got a to-go, but Ive had better. No offense the atmosphere is great staff was friendly. I'd like to try again & be able to stay and eat at Bub's!

    Dianne Kreutzer Avatar Dianne Kreutzer
    May 18, 2023

    It's a great place to hang out with the guys after work. The Thursday ribs are great! I actually met my wife there 14 years ago!

    Neill Nettesheim Avatar Neill Nettesheim
    April 18, 2023

    This place is awesome all the way around!! Great location, service and overall experience!!

    Jeremiah Wulf Avatar Jeremiah Wulf
    April 18, 2023
  • Pool hall is nice

    Simply Something Avatar Simply Something
    March 18, 2023

    Pool hall is nice

    Tyler Aldrian Avatar Tyler Aldrian
    March 18, 2023

    best Germantown spot 100%

    Christie Peterson Avatar Christie Peterson
    March 18, 2023

    A good place to go to see a Live band

    Jerry Valley Avatar Jerry Valley
    March 18, 2023
  • Bubs is a very nice establishment and the staff is extremely friendly and helpful! If you are looking for an Irish Pub in the Germantown area, look no further!

    Skyler A Avatar Skyler A
    February 26, 2023

    Can't say enough good things about this place. Always great service and great people in there. My girlfriend and I love it so much that we've made it a semi-regular thing to go here and play pool together. keep up the awesome job!

    Nick Hart Avatar Nick Hart
    February 18, 2023

    Great venue for local & regional bands, separate from dining area. Food was just ok, but we only ate there once.

    Ric Villegas Avatar Ric Villegas
    February 18, 2023

    great experience

    Mike Boldon Avatar Mike Boldon
    February 18, 2023
  • Bubs is our favorite Germantown hangout spot. We are in often and have always enjoyed ourselves. The atmosphere is my favorite part of the bar/restaurant. I remember coming for dinner when my grandma was still alive and that was years ago. We always feel welcome and like neighbors. I recommend Bubs to everyone who is the mood for a hometown place to eat, drink and be merry. Thanks Bubs crew, keep it up!

    Jessie Shannon Avatar Jessie Shannon
    January 26, 2023

    Foods good. Heather is the best!

    Drake Dwd Avatar Drake Dwd
    January 26, 2023

    One the of the most friendliest establishments in Germantown. Thank you for everything. Great staff.

    Denise Bankhead Antwi Avatar Denise Bankhead Antwi
    January 8, 2023

    The bouncer at the door looks straight out of Miami and he’s the best! Highly recommend visiting bubs

    Julia Wetzel Avatar Julia Wetzel
    January 8, 2023

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The Noisy Neighbors
Friday, February 23, 2024 - 8:00pm
$ 5.00