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Looking for Music in all the Right Places

Looking for Music in all the Right Places

South Florida has a worldwide reputation as an exciting arts & culture scene, boasting a thrilling night life filled with a variety of music to suit everyone’s taste, from symphonies to salsa, performed in an abundance of theaters, stages, and concert halls. But what happens when you’re looking to enjoy the soothing sounds of your choice in a more intimate atmosphere, away from the crowds attending a mainstream performance? AroundTown has done some digging and uncovered a list of musical gems. These smaller venues offer a fabulous selection of genres and performers that are every bit as diverse and filled with talent as their larger, performing arts center counterparts. So sit back, listen, and enjoy. Your neighborhood outing is about to get a whole lot grander!

Fishtales Restaurant and Nightclub

Fishtales Restaurant and Nightclub is a friendly neighborhood hangout, serving seafood and grilled specialties in South Florida. This North-Beach Fort Lauderdale restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and features live entertainment every night of the week. Enjoy food, fun and friends, only one 1 block from Fort Lauderdale beach, conveniently located along Galt Ocean Mile on 33rd street, just North of Oakland Park Blvd & A1A. It is within walking distance of Il Lugano Suite Hotel and stop #12 on the Watertaxi Fort Lauderdale route. It’s also located right across the street from our next entry, “Blue Jean Blues,” which makes it easy and fun to hop between the two for a variety of music.
3355 NE 33rd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
954.689.2344
www.fishtaleson33rd.com

Blue Jean Blues

Right across the street from Fishtales, Blue Jean Blues offers an intimate setting to listen to great music. With hints of neon blue streaming throughout the venue, the atmosphere is just right for taking in the musical stylings of some of the most entertaining musicians South Florida has to offer. With an array of music to choose from, Blue Jean Blues offers guests live music seven days and seven nights throughout the week.
3320 NE 33td Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
954.306.6330
www.bjblive.com

Mango’s Tropical Café (South Beach)

This world-famous South Beach destination restaurant/nightclub offers a non-stop “Havana” style party to spice up any trip. Locals and tourists alike continue to be captivated by this tropical party mecca. Live music and entertainment include everything from Salsa and Conga shows, Mariachis, Samba, a Michael Jackson “Thriller” tribute performance and the exotic and sensual Mango’s dancers. Enjoy naturally made Mojitos and Daiquiris. This is such a fun spot to eat, drink and dance the night away from lunch until late night
900 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305.673.4422
www.mangos.com

Kahuna Bar and Grill

This is a local beach bar directly across the street from the ocean in Deerfied Beach, featuring food, music and a lively atmosphere. Kahuna's has grown to become an institution in Deerfield Beach because of its tropical setting and live music from some of the most entertaining names in South Florida. Kahuna's is an open-air restaurant and bar with woven tiki hut feel, and a laid-back, island atmosphere where everyone is welcome.
249 NE 21st Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
954.725.0244
www.kahunabarandgrill.weebly.com

Margaritaville Hollywood

Margaritaville invites guests to raise a glass and take a bite out of paradise, while relaxing and having a great time. It’s fun and has something for everyone. With coastal-inspired, made-to-order dishes and hand-crafted cocktails, it’s a cool spot to sit, sip and savor. Live entertainment is a key ingredient to this two-story paradise, offering something for everyone to enjoy while overlooking the resort’s pool and beachscape. Live entertainment offered nightly.
1111 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood, FL 33019
954.874.4471
www.margaritavillehollywoodbeachresort.com

Revolution Live

Revolution Live is located in the heart of Downtown Ft. Lauderdale's Arts and Entertainment district. This historic property has hosted concerts and entertainment events since the 1970's. Featuring two state of the art stages, the venue is conveniently located near main public transportation hubs, providing visitors with easy access. Check out their website for the latest on upcoming performances.
100 SW 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
954.449.1025
www.jointherevolution.net

Hard Rock Café Hollywood

Revolution Live is located in the heart of Downtown Ft. Lauderdale's Arts and Entertainment district. This historic property has hosted concerts and entertainment events since the 1970's. Featuring two state of the art stages, the venue is conveniently located near main public transportation hubs, providing visitors with easy access. Check out their website for the latest on upcoming performances.
1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314
954.315.9112
www.hardrock.com

The St. Regis Bar & Sushi Lounge

As the only live music venue in Bal Harbour, The St. Regis Bar presents a seductive twist on contemporary music, seven nights a week. The bar features a selection of fine champagnes, vintage wines, and hand crafted cocktails, complemented by a tailored menu of Sushi and Asian-inspired dishes. The bar is graced with a commissioned mural – “Eyes of the Stars” by Santiago Rubino of Miami – a magnificent piece of graffiti mixed with Art Deco and depicting the modern vision of St. Regis.
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
305.993.3300
www.stregisbalharbour.com

Bardot

Bardot is an intimate live music venue located in Miami's Design and Art District in Wynwood. The French-inspired ambience features a tall, living room setting, complete with couches, and an up-close view of the musicians. The artists are not on a stage, but on the same level as the audience, providing a fun and personal experience for patrons and performers alike. Bardot is located right next to sister restaurant Gigi, convenient for a night of dining and music.
3456 N Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33127
305.576.5570
www.bardotmiami.com

Churchill’s Pub

Since September of 1979, Churchill’s has been a staple of the Miami live music scene, giving bands like Marilyn Mansion, Mavericks, and countless other local musicians a place to jump-start their music careers. Bands who have rocked the stage include Dick Dale, The Slackers, Social Distortion, Michael Graves, UK Subs, and many more! Churchill’s is a fun place to have a drink, maybe grab a bite to eat, and catch some of the best live acts in Miami any day of the week!
5501 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL
305.757.1807
www.churchillspub.com

The Cabaret South Beach

This Hot Spot features live music 7 nights a week! It is located in the historic National Hotel and offers live music every night from 8pm to 1am. All of the staff (bartenders and servers) are "The Cast" of entertainers that will perform for you during their shift. On any given night, there will be multiple entertainers, as well as a piano player. Performers sing all types of music, including jazz, blues, R&B, pop, rock, Spanish, Broadway, etc. Requests are encouraged.
1677 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305.504.7500
www.TheCabaretSouthBeach.com

Jazid

Jazid features diverse live music every night of the week, including a multi-cultural mix of Latin and American jazz, funk, cumbia, reggae, rock, and more. There is plenty of room for dancing, or you can relax on the plush white couches in the Jazid lounge as the music plays.
1342 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
305.673.9372
www.jazid.net

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