Best Bars for Bands in Fort Lauderdale

Cheers Sept

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.

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CITYVENUEFriday September 20Saturday September 21SMOKING?
Coconut CreekNectar LoungeThe KlikRaineYES
Coral SpringsTavolino Della NotteThe GrooveBreezeNO
Coral SpringsPremier Billiardsn/aProject-XYES
Coral SpringsJD's LoungeFifth WheelThe RegsYES
DavieCagney's SaloonMonsterTwisted RootsYES
Deerfield BeachTailgators Sports BarRubixxStereo MixNO *
Deerfield BeachSt Pat's Irish PubMr BluesThe X-WraysNO
Fort LauderdaleThe Dive BarCrazy FingersSweet NothingsYES
Fort LauderdaleMarina-84The WijitsBango BangosNO *
Fort LauderdaleFishtales on 33rdRogue TheoryBounceNO *
Fort LauderdaleCheersTwisted RootsSteelHouseYES
Fort LauderdaleLulu's Bait ShackFriday at FiveSippin' FireNO
HollywoodMargaritavilleHigher GroundStereotomyNO
Lighthouse PointPacky's PubShane Duncan BandRetro-skyNO *
Pompano BeachBriny Pub100 Miles OutSmokin AcesNO
Pompano BeachGaluppi'sBrass EvolutionBlues Brothers TributeNO *
SunriseCheers SunriseWhite NoiseEscape the BrainYES

* Smoking permitted on outside patio

Visit our sponsors!

  • Kilmo and the Alligator Alley Allstars with special guests Sunday afternoon in Fort Lauderdale
  • Tailgate Shakedown rock and country Saturday night in Pompano Beach
  • Project-X rock and dance party Saturday night in Coral Springs
  • Tributes to Blues Brothers & Tina Turner Saturday night in Pompano Beach.  Free Admission!
  • Retro-Sky rocks Lighthouse Point Saturday night
  • Tailgators - New Non Smoking Full Service sports bar and restaurant at Hillsboro and Military Trail
  • Cheers Sunrise rocks you through the month of September
  • Rock the Dock with The Livesays and Mr. Nice Guy Saturday August 31st at Shooters in Fort Lauderdale
  • Tributes to your favorite classic rock bands every weekend at Galuppi's in Pompano Beach

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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.