Best Bars for Bands in Fort Lauderdale


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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Coconut CreekNectar LoungeShane DuncanPoor Life DecisionsYES
Coral SpringsTavolino Della NotteJorge Garcia & The Jam BandBreezeNO
Deerfield BeachTailgators Sports BarThe GrooveEarly Bird SpecialNO *
Deerfield BeachSt Pat's Irish PubRaised By WolvesPreservation RoadNO *
Fort LauderdaleMarina-84SolPartyBango BangosNO *
Fort LauderdaleFishtales on 33rdStall-4Elisa RegoNO *
Fort LauderdaleCheersVintage BandTwisted RootsYES
Fort LauderdaleLulu's Bait ShackThe CrushSippin' FireNO
HollywoodMargaritavilleHigher GroundMantrapNO
Lighthouse PointPacky's Pub3-SixtyEscape the BrainNO *
Pompano BeachBriny PubSpektoraThe Smokin AceNO
Pompano BeachGaluppi'sPure Zeppelin ExperienceJaded AerosmithNO *
SunriseCheers SunriseAlive BeatRetro-SkyYES

* Smoking permitted on outside patio

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  • The Groove brings funk disco and more to Deerfield Beach this Friday night
  • Elisa Rego Saturday night in Fort Lauderdale
  • Free concert tribute to Aerosmith Saturday night in Pompano Beach at Galuppi's
  • Live music 7 nights a week at Fishtales on 33rd in Fort Lauderdale
  • 3sixty rocks Packy's in Lighthouse Point this Friday night
  • Shooters Waterfront live music all week long
  • Tailgate Shakedown brings rock and country to Brendan's Sports Pub Saturday night in Pompano Beach
  • Escape the Brain rocks Packy's Sports Pub in Lighthouse Point this Saturday night



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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.