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 Nov 16Saturday Nov 17SMOKING?
Coconut CreekNectar LoungeThe KlikTommy Z bandYES
Coral SpringsTavolino Della NotteValerie Tyson BandTony Nicolosi BandNO
Coral SpringsPremier Billiards[DJ Stefan]SoulicideYES
DavieCagney's SaloonJC Dwyer & BlackbirdsUse the ForceYES
Fort LauderdaleKelly BrothersNigel MackIko IkoNO
Fort LauderdaleThe Dive BarCrazy FingersLimerockYES
Fort LauderdaleMarina-84Shadow CreekBango BangosNO *
Fort LauderdaleFishtales on 33rdCrushBounceNO *
Fort LauderdaleCheers22 NorthWrecktifierYES
Fort LauderdaleLulu's Bait ShackFriday @ FiveSignal FireNO
HollywoodMargaritavilleKhemistryDeep Fried FunkNO
HollywoodWhiskey TangoSpektoraGreen Means GoNO *
HollywoodHard Rock CafeThe BenderzThe BenderzYES
Lighthouse PointPacky's PubThe Smokin' AcesSpektoraNO *
Pompano BeachBriny PubSekond NatureThe Smokin' AcesYES
Pompano BeachGaluppi'sPure Heart (Tribute)Never Stop Believin'NO *
SunriseCheers SunriseZero to SixtyRough ShotYES

* Smoking permitted on outside patio

Visit our sponsors!

  • Pure Heart tribute Friday night in Pompano Beach
  • Smokin Aces Friday night in Lighthouse Point
  • November Events at Fishtales on 33rd in Fort Lauderdale
  • Live Music every Thursday Friday and Saturday  at Cheers Sunrise
  • Live Music and Late Nite Happy Hours every Friday & Saturday
  • Crush brings Rock, Pop and Rush to Fishtales Friday night in Fort Lauderdale
  • Soulicide rawks the pool hall this Saturday night in Coral Springs
  • Saturday night dance party with Bounce at Fishtales in Fort Lauderdale
  • Live Music every weekend at Marina-84 Sports Bar & Grill in Fort Lauderdale
  • Tailgate Shakedown Saturday night in Pompano Beach
  • Tributes to your favorite bands of the 70s and 80s every weekend in Pompano Beach
  • Live Music on the Intracoastal at Shooters Waterfront
  • Spektora rocks Packy's Saturday night in Lighthouse Point

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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.