Best Bars for Bands in Fort Lauderdale


A convenient and fast way to find who is playing this weekend at some of the best bars for bands in Broward*.  You’ll find many more and exact hours on the  LIVE MUSIC EVENTS CALENDAR which has a complete list of bands all over Broward County.

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Note: The list is in alphabetical order by city – so no preference is given over the first versus last venue listed.

CITYVENUEFriday March 31Saturday April 1SMOKING?
Coconut CreekJohnny O'BriansRough ShotNobody's FaultNO *
Coconut CreekNectar LoungeMouth TapeThe FlyersYES
Coral SpringsPremier Billiards Coral Springs[DJ Stefan]Kung Fu GripYES
DavieCagney's SaloonThe StormSilent AddictionsYES
Fort LauderdaleLulu's Bait ShackBounceBombshellNO
Fort LauderdaleMarina-84Smokin’ J’s Poker NightRogue Theory NO *
Fort LauderdaleThe Dive BarSuperFuzzPaybackYES
Fort LauderdaleCheers Fort LauderdaleParadigm ShiftRough ShotYES
Fort LauderdaleFishtales on 33rdStall-4The GrooveNO *
HollywoodMargaritaville RestaurantStereotomyKhemistryNO
HollywoodWhiskey TangoJason K & Signal FireStereoburnNO *
Lighthouse PointPacky's PubThe GrooveBounceNO *
MargateO'Malley's Sports Bar
O'Malley's Sports Bar
ShovelHeadFistful of DollarsYES
Pompano BeachGaluppi'sFuseThe Wildfire BandNO *
SunriseCheers SunriseAudio TrampWhite NoiseYES

* Smoking permitted on outside patio
** New Venue on this List

Suggested pages:

Fort Lauderdale Live Music Calendar

  • a complete list of bands playing this weekend from Hollywood up to Pompano Beach, including exact times and special notes.

Palm Beach County Live Music Calendar

  • Bands playing tonight in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth and West Palm Beach.

* Disclaimer: Best Bars for Bands in Fort Lauderdale is updated weekly and solely the opinion of The Weekend Concierge based on (1) a history of these venues hiring quality talent on a consistent basis, week after week. (2) Hiring bands for both Friday and Saturday nights and (3) Having a stage that is unobstructed, giving both the band and the spectators the best possible “concert” experience.  This list is provided in alphabetical order by city so there should not be any preference given to the first venue listed over the last.

There are many other places to go for live music than the ten shown, however, we try to give you at least one venue for every part of Broward County.   You will find a complete list of other suggested venues in the Bar & Restaurant directory.  If you have any suggestions, please contact us.


Hard Rock Cafe