Jan 142014
Hard Rock Cafe

At the start of every week, The Weekend Concierge checks out the live music calendar to see who is playing where on Friday and Saturday nights and prepares a list of ten recommended spots to catch live music around town.  The lists consists of some of the favorite local spots for watching cover bands in and around Fort Lauderdale.  Preference is given to venues which offer live music on both Friday AND Saturday nights.  Consistency is extremely important when booking quality entertainment. People should feel confident that the managers who book the bands for these bars and restaurants know how to seek out artists that will entertain their customers.

The list is presented in alphabetical order by city so no preference is given over the first versus last venue listed.  The Weekend Concierge strives to find great venues in the North and South end of Broward and sometimes miscounts so you may find a few extra venues listed now and again.  Since not all venues have their shows listed far enough in advance so this list is a further incentive to venues to ensure that their listings are up to date whenever possible.  In addition to the names of the venues, cities, and bands playing Friday and Saturday, the list also gives you a quick look at which places allow smoking indoors versus those that are smoke-free.

While this list is a great place to start your weekend planning, be sure to follow it up by checking out the complete hour by hour listing of live bands in and around town on the  LIVE MUSIC EVENTS CALENDAR.

CITYVENUEFriday March 23Saturday March 24SMOKING?
Coconut CreekJohnny O'BriansThe Evil MonkeysSteeltown ReligionNO *
Coconut CreekNectar LoungeShane DuncanThe GoodnicksYES
Coral SpringsTavolino Della NotteJorge Garcia and the JamJimmy WilliamsonYES
Coral SpringsPremier Billiards[DJ Stefan]MonsterYES
DavieCagney's SaloonTrip MachineRepeat OffendersYES
Fort LauderdaleThe Dive BarAces & KingsPaybackYES
Fort LauderdaleMarina-84Bango BangosBS BandNO *
Fort LauderdaleFishtales on 33rdKRUSH BandCrushNO *
Fort LauderdaleCheersFistful of DollarsWrecktifierYES
Fort LauderdaleLulu's Bait ShackGrindstoneGreen Means GoNO
HollywoodMargaritavilleKhemistryDeep Fried FunkNO
HollywoodWhiskey TangoAxcentsSpektoraNO *
HollywoodHard Rock CafeShake 3xShake 3xYES
Lighthouse PointPacky's PubSippin' FireThe KlikNO *
Pompano BeachBriny PubTuxedo JesusHigh ToleranceYES
Pompano BeachGaluppi'sBig Rock BandAlbert Castiglia/Shaw DavisNO *
SunriseCheers SunriseStone MojoStereo MixYES

* Smoking permitted at outdoor patio


 January 14, 2014  Posted by  Local Bands, Weekend Blog