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8 Spots to Jam Out to Live Music in St. Pete

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If you’re in the mood to bust a move to some live music in St. Pete, here’s your guide to the best places to go! From DJs to guitarists, there’s a vibe in the ‘Burg for everyone. 

St. Pete is the ideal spot to have a great night out with your friends while singing and dancing to your favorite tunes. Here are the best places with live music in St. Pete!

Floridian Social Club

The newly renovated State Theatre is home to the Floridian Social Club, a craft cocktail lounge and music venue. The music is as smooth as the drinks they are pouring. The Floridian Social Club hosts live entertainment, including local artists and nationally touring artists musicians, Tuesday through Sunday. If you’re looking for live music in St. Pete, this is the place!

Sunday | 4PM-1AM
Monday| Closed
Thursday-Thursday| 4PM-1AM
Friday-Saturday | 4PM-3AM

📍687 Central Ave., Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Did you know that 3 Daughters Brewing is one of the largest independent breweries in Florida? With their big beer selection comes a big events calendar, from live music to yoga to markets and more. And don’t worry if you’re not a fan of craft beer – 3 Daughters also has a selection of hard cider, wine, sangria, Florida Hard Seltzer, and a delicious food menu!

Monday-Thursday | 11:30AM-10PM
Friday-Saturday | 11:30AM-12AM
Sunday | 11:30AM-8PM

📍222 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

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Caviar, champagne, and whiskey, what could be better? Live music! Flute & Dram is a swanky spot for live music in St. Pete. The cool, eclectic atmosphere makes this a great spot to enjoy a nice cocktail and listen to live music. 

Flute & Dram hosts talented artists multiple days a week. To see who is performing, visit their event calendar

Sunday | 12PM-12AM
Monday-Thursday | 4PM-12AM
Friday| 4PM-2AM
Saturday | 12PM-2AM

📍234 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

For a more laid back vibe in St. Pete, The Ale & The Witch is the place to be. Don’t get us wrong; you can still have a blast, but the atmosphere is chill, and you can sit with a beer and take in all of the action around you. The Ale & The Witch typically stick with jazz, blues, rock, bluegrass, and folk musicians. The outdoor courtyard is lovely place to enjoy a Florida night. You can people watch all night, or grab your loved one and get dancing!

The Ale & The Witch offer an array of unique craft beers and wines so you’ll never be left thirsty!

Sunday – Monday| 4PM–9PM
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday – Thursday | 4PM–10PM
Friday – Saturday| 4PM–11PM

📍111 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701


The Canopy

When you want to dress up and have a classier night out, head to The Canopy on Beach Drive. This rooftop offers the most beautiful views of downtown St. Pete, including the Tampa skyline and the New St. Pete Pier. The Canopy has a live DJ on the weekends, which is ideal for movin’ and groovin’ with your friends or maybe even on a first date! 

The Canopy is a fun spot to take out-of-towners too! Not only for the views, but the drinks, food, and vibe are all top-notch. If you’re planning a celebration at The Canopy, you should definitely look into reserving a private cabana for the ultimate experience.

Sunday | 11AM-12AM
Monday-Thursday | 4PM-12AM
Friday | 1PM-2AM
Saturday | 11AM-2AM

📍340 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

MacDinton’s, as many locals already know, is a place to go to really let loose and party. They have a DJ or live music 7 days a week, so you can have a good time no matter what day it is! MacDinton’s is also the perfect place to drink for cheap and dance like no ones watching. 

The crowd here is typically younger, and you can hang inside near the music or listen from their outside bar located on Central Ave. 

Sunday | 11AM-12AM
Monday-Wednesday | 4PM-12AM
Thursday-Friday | 4PM-3AM
Saturday | 11AM-12AM

📍242 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Galley

Every pub lover needs to check out The Galley. The Galley in downtown St. Pete is where the locals hang out, listen to music, eat delicious food, and more.

Not only does this tavern have tasty food and drinks with a ton of vegan options, but they also have live music every weekend. The Galley can get packed pretty fast, so be sure to run on over to grab a spot at the bar early on a Friday or Saturday night. The musicians vary, and you can check out the upcoming artists on their website!

Daily | 11:30AM-3AM 

📍27 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill

Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill is every sports lover’s dream! But, they offer more than just TVs for watching your favorite team play. Ferg’s also often has live entertainment . 

If you need a break from the live music, you can catch a game at one of their 90 TVs, challenge your friends to their on-site axe throwing, play with your friends’ dog in the mini dog park, and so much more. You will never get bored at Ferg’s!

Check out their upcoming events, current specials, and more on their website here

Daily | 11AM-9PM

📍1320 Central Avenue, St Petersburg, FL 33705 

Jam Out with the Best Live Music in St. Pete

Now is the perfect time to plan an exciting night out on the town with dancing and live music in St. Pete. For more things to do in downtown St. Pete, visit our St. Pete Neighborhood Guide!

Don’t forget to tag us in your photos from these awesome places at @stufftodointampabay on Facebook or Instagram

Haley Haman

Haley Haman

Haley is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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