Your guide to venues in South Florida for any style of music

Austen Erblat

We compiled a list of as many venues as we could that host original artists in the South Florida tri-county area. Everything from the smoky hole in the wall to the huge arenas that seat 20,000.

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Popular Music Venues

Name

Propaganda

Description

Great small club in downtown Lake Worth to see rock, metal, punk, and indie artists. They have live music or DJ’s 5-7 days a week, great sound, and a full bar.

Cost/Age

$/18+

Address

6 S. J St.

Lake Worth

Website

propagandalw.com

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Name

Funky Buddha Lounge & Brewery

Description

This hookah lounge/brewery doubles as a concert venue that has an improv jam every monday (hosted by FAU student and Mylo Ranger singer, Myles Corvolan) and hosts concerts, open mic nights, and comedy shows every Wednesday-Saturday.

Cost/Age

$$/18+

Address

2621 N. Federal Hwy

Boca Raton

Website

thefunkybuddha.com

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Name

Oasis

Description

A favorite among FAU students for electronic dance music, Oasis is located on Palmetto and Powerline and have ladies’ nights for most events. Each event has a different theme for what to wear and drink specials.

Cost/Age

$/21+

Address

7000 W Palmetto Park Rd

Boca Raton

Website

oasisnightlife.com

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Name

Culture Room

Description

Every show I go to at the Culture Room, I always see people I know or recognize from school. They bring a diverse group of artists that caters to almost everyones’ tastes. Some recent acts have included Against Me!, Zach Deputy, and Jimmy Eat World.

Cost/Age

$$/All ages

Address

3045 N. Federal Hwy

Fort Lauderdale

Website

cultureroom.net

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Name

Revolution Live!

Description

With upcoming shows including Flogging Molly, Reel Big Fish, and The Used (with Taking Back Sunday), it’s easy to see why Revolution is such a popular place for music fans our age. Enjoy two bars, two floors to stand on, and you can even watch the band from behind on the second floor balcony.

Cost/Age

$$/All ages (some shows 18 or 21+)

Address

100 SW 3rd Ave

Fort Lauderdale

Website

jointherevolution.net

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Name

Club Cinema

Description

One of the most popular venues for raves and electronic dance shows, Club Cinema was (as its name may imply)m once a movie theatre with a great set-up inside and an incredible light show. The city of Pompano Beach has called the venue a “nuisance,” filing a lawsuit to get the club shut down. So this may be the club for you.

Cost/Age

$$/All ages (some shows 18 or 21+)

Address

3251 North Federal Hwy

Pompano Beach

Website

clubcinemalive.com

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Name

The Stage

Description

Located in Miami near the 195 and US1, The Stage has music between 4-6 nights a week ranging from rock, funk, and jazz to hip-hop, reggae, and electronic music, but also host charity events, dance parties, and sports watch-parties.

Cost/Age

$/18+ (Some shows 21+)

Address

170 NE 38th St.

Miami

Website

thestagemiami.com

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Name

Grand Central

Description

A hidden gem of Miami, Grand Central is extremely popular in Miami, built out of an old train station and has a few shows a week with live, electronic, and hip-hop acts with an incredible light show and sound system.

Cost/Age

$$/18+

Address

697 N Miami Ave

Miami

Website

grandcentralmiami.com

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Name

The Vagabond

Description

Consistently listed as one of THE clubs in Miami, The Vagabond hosts themed shows almost every night with an open jam every Tuesday, ladies nights Thursdays, and larger acts on Friday and Saturday nights in Miami’s Wynwood district.

Cost/Age

$$/18+

Address

30 NE 14th Street

Miami

Website

thevagabondmiami.com

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Name

Bardot

Description

A hidden gem of Miami, Grand Central is extremely popular in Miami, built out of an old train station and has a few shows a week with live, electronic, and hip-hop acts with an incredible light show and sound system.

Cost/Age

$$/18+

Address

3456 North Miami Ave

Miami

Website

bardotmiami.com

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Prices indicate average ticket cost. Additional fees, alcohol costs, and other charges not taken into account.

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Free – 10

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10 – 30

$$$

30 – 50

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50 –

 

[Source: All information was collected from venues’ websites and facebook pages.]

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We compiled a list of 30 local venues that host original artists in Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade counties, from the smokey hole-in-the-wall to the arenas that seat 20,000. We featured Broward and Palm Beach counties in our music special issue. Here’s the full list:

Palm Beach

  1. Respectable Street Cafe
  2. BB King’s
  3. Kravis Center for the Arts
  4. Cruzan Amphitheater
  5. Speakeasy Lounge
  6. Propaganda
  7. Bamboo Room
  8. Arts Garage
  9. Dada
  10. Boston’s on the Beach
  11. Kevro’s Art Bar
  12. Duck Tavern
  13. Funky Buddha
  14. Sunset Cove Amphitheater
  15. Club Oasis
  16. Jazziz Nightlife
  17. Black Rose
  18. Funky Biscuit

 

Broward

  1. Club Cinema
  2. Blue Jean Blues
  3. Culture Room
  4. Dive Bar
  5. The Poor House
  6. Revolution Live!
  7. The Retro Lounge (formerly Five Points Lounge)
  8. Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  9. BB&T Center
  10. Round Up Country Western Club
  11. Hard Rock Live
  12. The Talent Farm

 

Dade

  1. Gramps Bar
  2. Churchills Pub
  3. The Stage
  4. LIV
  5. Adrienne Arscht Center
  6. The Vagabond
  7. Grand Central
  8. The Electric Pickle
  9. The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theater
  10. Bardot
  11. Mansion Nightclub
  12. Tobacco Road
  13. American Airlines Arena
  14. Bayfront Park Amphitheater
  15. Mekka
  16. Yuca
  17. Mango’s Tropical Cafe
  18. Bongos Cuban Cafe
  19. Club Space
  20. Hoy Como Ayer