Bars and Restaurants with Live Music


Here’s a suggested list of local bars and restaurants in and around Fort Lauderdale where you can enjoy live music on most weekends and sometimes during the week too! Let us know if we missed any.  (Hover over the slideshow to pause it on your PC, finger swipe works on touch screens)


Cheers Restaurant and Bar in Sunrise has live music, sports, karaoke, Beer Pong, Corn-hole, Flip-Cup, Jumbo-Jenga and Adult Twister, trivia, bingo, NFL, football, basketball, baseball, boxing, great food, ITB specials and more fun things to do every night of the week. Fort Lauderdale location is best known for its' late night ITB crowd.

Premier Billiards Sports Club

Located on the corner of Wiles and University, Premier Billiards Sports Club is a Pool Hall, Sports Bar and Live Entertainment Venue all rolled into one. Live Bands and DJ every weekend.  Drink specials every day, 15 Pool Tables, 4 Dart Boards, Large Screen TV's and more!

Hard Rock Cafe 

Imagine sitting in the same room as Carlos Santana, Dave Matthews, Van Halen, Bruce Springsteen and The Beatles. You will have this authentic experience at the Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood. This is your destination for pre & post concert events at Seminole Hard Rock Live for great food, service and atmosphere.

Packy's Sports Pub

Food & Drink Specials Every Day! Live Bands Every Friday & Saturday! There's always something happening at Packy's Sports Pub in Lighthouse Point! Located 1 mile north of Sample Road on the East side of US1 • Non-smoking venue with free parking and great Irish fare.

O'Malley's Sports Bar

O'Malley's Sports Bar is a friendly local neighborhood sports bar with nightly entertainment including local original bands, well-known South Florida cover bands, karaoke, beer pong tournaments, pool table, darts, drink specials and more.

Fishtales on 33rd

Fishtales Restaurant & Nightclub is a restaurant, bar and nightclub. Located minutes from the beach, Fishtales serves a complete menu of seafood an grilled specialties for lunch and dinner. A great place to catch live entertainment 7 days a week, Fishtales is also a non-smoking establishment with a full liquor bar indoors and out on the patio.

Cagney's Saloon

With live entertainment almost every night of the week, Cagney's Saloon is a great place to hang out with friends or make new ones. Biker friendly and always ready for a good time celebration, you'll find Cagney's tucked into the corner of a strip plaza on University Dr. and Stirling Rd. in Davie.
Marina-84 Sports Bar

Marina-84 Sports Bar

Marina 84 is a sports bar and with nightly entertainment too.  Watch NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, Soccer & Rugby on 40 large screen TV's indoor and out on the patio with weekday Karaoke and live bands on weekends. Located near Ft Lauderdale airport.
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Shooters Waterfront

Shooters Waterfront is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Watch the boats cruise by at the most scenic weekend brunch in Fort Lauderdale every Saturday and Sunday. Set a tranquil tone for the weekend with live music and a Caribbean vibe at the outdoor Tiki bar or in the chic waterside lounge area.
Galuppi Banquet Hall


A full service restaurant and banquet room with breathtaking views of water fountains and sunsets on the Pompano Beach golf course greens. Covered Patio bar is a favorite place to eat and enjoy fresh air and live music on weekends.

Brendan's Sports Pub

Friendly, local neighborhood pub, with pool tables, dart boards, weekly karaoke and live music in a non-smoking bar with late-nite kitchen too.  Brendan's is located along Federal Highway midway between Atlantic Blvd and McNab Rd.
Two Georges

Two Georges at The Cove

Waterfront View! Fresh Seafood, Maryland Crab Cakes, Salads and Sandwiches while watching the boats cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway in Deerfield Beach. Live music every Saturday and Sunday.


North Broward packys irish pub

Deerfield Beach
Big Kahunas
City Pub
JB’s on the Beach (restaurant on the beach)
Oceans 234 (restaurant on the beach)
Two Georges at The Cove *

Lighthouse PointWaterfront Dining at Two Georges
Packy’s Sports Pub * ( Sports bar & Irish menu restaurant)

Coconut Creek

Bottega Wine Bar (at the Promenade)
Johnny O’Brian’s Irish Pub
Nectar Lounge at Seminole Casino
NYY Legends Lounge (Casino)
Sunset Grill (outdoor cafe at Casino)
World of Beer (at the Promenade)

O’Malley’s Sports Bar *


American Craft Kitchen & Taproom (Formerly The Brass Tap)
JD’s Lounge
Premier Billiards * (large stage and pool hall with 15 tables)Wacky Wings Wednesday-300
Tavolino Della Nonna (Upscale Italian Restaurant)


Pompano Beach
Brendan’s Sports Pub * (non smoking, pool & dart leagues)
BrewFish Bar & Grill
Briny Pub (Irish pub by the beach)
Chit Chats * (biker friendly)
Cheers Fort Lauderdale (open till 4am)

Galuppi’s * (Covered Patio w/stage overlooking Golf Course)

Mickey’s (Biker friendly Tiki Bar)
RIPs Sports Bar (Inside Diamond Strikes Bowling Alley)

Central and West Broward 

Fort Lauderdale (North Beach/East-Side)
Blue Jean Blues (Jazz & Blues 7 days a week)
Dive Bar (Corner of  NE 33rd and A1A)
Fishtales Restaurant & Nightclub * (on 33rd, seafood specialty & bar, Live music 7 days a week)
Murphy’s Tavernin the biz
Shooters Waterfront* (dock your boat or watch them float by on intracoastal)


Fort Lauderdale (South Beach)
5-OClock-Charlies (Beach Bar) 
The Elbo Room (bar on the corner of A1A and Las Olas)
Lulu’s Bait Shack * (restaurant/bar)

Fort Lauderdale (Downtown)
Briny Pub (Irish pub)
Cash Only (Nightclub with DJ live entertainment but some bands too)
Lucky’s Tavern (bar)
Original Fat Cats (bar)
Shooters brunch happy hour-300The Poor House 

 (next door to America’s Backyard)
Bar Stache 1920’s Drinking Den (speakeasy located behind Revolution Live)


Jo Baby (Formerly Rosy Baby, Louisiana cuisine)

Pembroke Pines
Big Dawgs I Sports Cafe Sports Bar(neighborhood bar)
The Brass Tap (Sports Bar with lots of craft beers)
JP Mulligans (Irish restaurant-pub)
The Pub at Pembroke Gardens (British Pub)

Cafe 27 Truck Stop (Biker Friendly, outdoor tiki huts) 

South Broward 

Dania Beach (near Fort Lauderdale International Airport)
Dania Beach Bar & Grill
The Casino at Dania Beach (re-opened January 2016)
Flossie’s Bar & Grill * (biker friendly)
Historic Dockers Restaurant & Pub * (Seafood & Grill specialty)
Jimbo’s Sandbar (patio restaurant-cafe/bar)
Marina-84 Sports Bar & Grill (Large screens indoors and outdoor patio)
Rookies Ale House (Beer & Wine only)
The Field (Authentic Irish Restaurant-Pub)

Big Dawgs II and Big Dawgs III
Cagney’s Saloon * (biker friendly, live music almost every day)
Cowboy’s Saloon (Country music – Temporarily Closed until May 2017)
Hammerjack’s (Inside SpareZ Bowling Alley)

5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill late night menu(across from Margaritaville Resort)
Bogart’s American Kitchen (in Cooper City)
Hard Rock Cafe * (Restaurant inside Seminole Hard Rock Casino near hotel lobby)
Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Restaurant 
Mickey Byrnes 
(Irish Pub)
Murphy’s Law (Irish Pub inside Seminole Hard Rock Casino)
Seminole Hard Rock Casino (Bands play on stages inside and outside casino)
Shenanigans (sports bar & restaurant)
Whiskey Tango (restaurant/bar, downtown Hollywood)