Best Bars for Bands in Fort Lauderdale

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Here’s a fast and convenient way to find out who’s playing where this weekend at some of Broward’s best bars for bands(*) including a note to let you know which ones allow smoking and which ones do not.  You’ll find many more detailed hour by hour listings on the  LIVE MUSIC EVENTS CALENDAR which has a complete list of bands all over Broward County.

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

CITYVENUEFriday May 25Saturday May 26SMOKING?
Coconut CreekJohnny O'BriansHit The SlideTailgate ShakedownNO *
Coconut CreekNectar LoungeThe RegsSkin City AngelsYES
Coral SpringsTavolino Della NotteGypsy LaneTony Nicolosi BandNO
Coral SpringsPremier Billiards[DJ Stefan]Project-XYES
DavieCagney's SaloonSoulicideShaw Davis & Black TiesYES
Fort LauderdaleThe Dive BarNarotic JanePUSHYES
Fort LauderdaleMarina-84Pac ManPlay StreetNO *
Fort LauderdaleFishtales on 33rdThe Fusion BandElisa Rego BandNO *
Fort LauderdaleCheersOvrholWrecktifierYES
Fort LauderdaleLulu's Bait ShackBounceBounceNO
HollywoodWhiskey TangoAxcentsExit LeftNO *
HollywoodHard Rock CafeLiquid ALiquid AYES
Lighthouse PointPacky's PubThe GrooveThe KlikNO *
MargateO'Malley's Sports BarDown Durty BoyzMetal ShowYES
Pompano BeachBriny PubRiverdownHigh ToleranceYES
Pompano BeachGaluppi'sTrue RumoursClassic Rock TherapyNO *
SunriseCheers SunriseExit LeftZero to SixtyYES

* Smoking permitted on outside patio

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* 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.

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