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11+ Fun Spots to Listen to Live Music in Tampa Bay

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Experiencing the live music scene in different cities is a great way to get to know it. Tampa Bay prides itself on the talent in this city and live music really gives you a taste of what it’s all about. From piano bars to breweries, we’ve curated a list of the best places for live music in Tampa Bay.

Grab your friends and head to one of these spots for live music in Tampa Bay

Founded in Brandon, FL, Beef O’ Brady’s is one of Tampa Bay’s favorite sports bars! The Palma Ceia location is in the heart of South Tampa and you will love hearing the local artists play their music. We highly recommend ordering some of their wings to share while enjoying the sounds of Tampa Bay.

You can find live music weekly at Beef’s on Thurs, Fri, Sat from 6-9!

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 2819 S MacDill AveTampaFL 33629

📷 Hooch and Hive

Owned by locals, Hooch and Hive is a hot spot for live music in Tampa Bay. Fun fact: Hooch and Hive was founded by local beekeepers. No wonder it’s so buzzin’! Go experience their unique food and drink menus and tag us to show what you tried!

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | CLOSED
Wednesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Thursday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Friday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Saturday | 12:00pm–12:00am
Sunday | 12:00pm–9:00pm

📍 1001 W Cass St, Tampa, FL 33606

Showbar is known as the “Happiest Place on 7th” and we agree! We could not think of a better place to experience live music in Tampa Bay. Ybor City is the perfect place to get a taste of Tampa Bay and Showbar really demonstrates that. This unique music experience will blow you away every time! 

You can expect to see the dueling piano show every Thursday-Saturday starting at 8 pm!

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | 5:00pm–12:00am
Wednesday | CLOSED
Thursday | 5:00pm–3:00am
Friday | 5:00pm–3:00am
Saturday | 5:00pm–3:00am
Sunday | 12:00pm–5:00pm

📍 1613 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

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📷 Gaspar's Grotto

Also located in Ybor City, Gaspar’s Grotto will give you a taste of what the pirate’s life is all about! Gaspar’s Grotto is best known for the Notorious Pirate Bar. You can find all of the live music events at the stage outside. It is always a party when you go to Gaspar’s!

Find live music here every single night!

Monday-Tuesday | Starts at 7PM
Wednesday-Friday | Starts at 8:30PM
Saturday-Sunday | Starts at 11AM

Daily | 7:00am–2:00am 

📍 1805 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

📷 Hula Bay Club

Hula Bay Club

Looking for live music with a view? Hula Bay Club is the way to go. Located right on the water, you are bound to have a great night here. They offer live music nights just about every night of the week. You can view the live music schedule on their website under the Live Music tab!

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–10:00pm

📍 5210 W Tyson Ave, Tampa, FL 33611

📷 Riveters

Channel your inner Rosie the Riveter and head to Riveters located in Midtown Tampa. You can find live music at Riveters on Wednesday-Saturday nights and all day on Sunday. All meals are served from scratch and we know you will love your time here! 

Pro-tip: Take advantage of all of the fun outdoor games they have! (Giant Jenga, cornhole, darts, etc.)

Monday | 11:00am–12:00am
Tuesday | 11:00am–12:00am
Wednesday | 11:00am–12:00am
Thursday | 11:00am–3:00am
Friday | 11:00am–3:00am
Saturday | 12:00pm–3:00am
Sunday | 12:00pm–11:00pm

📍 2301 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33607

You will definitely “C” something good to eat at this place! The C House, located in Seminole Heights, is one of the most instagrammable places on this list. Did you know that everything on their menu starts with the letter C. And if you need help choosing, we highly recommend trying the Chicken Euphoria!

Monday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Tuesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 6005 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa FL 33604

📷 Shephard's Beach Resort

Moving along through the Tampa Bay area, we have Shephard’s Beach Resort in Clearwater. You can find live music here daily & nightly at the Tiki Stage! This is the perfect spot if you wanted to be closer to the beach.  

Check out their live music calendar to find out exactly when the bands will be playing every day!

Daily | 11:00am–10:00pm

📍 619 South Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

📷 Salty's Island Bar and Grille

Salty's Island Bar and Grille Clearwater

Another beach option, Salty’s Island Bar and Grille in Clearwater has such a fun atmosphere! Salty’s offers live music every single night. You can easily find their calendar on their website linked below to see if your favorite artist is playing! You definitely can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but we recommend trying either the shrimp and grits or the salty combo.

Daily | 8:30am–11:00pm

📍 437 S. Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Sparkman Wharf

A Channelside favorite, Sparkman Wharf is such a versatile place. You can do so much here from tons of food options, to bowling, to live music. The live music nights are every Friday-Sunday so you could spend every night of the weekend here and never get bored!

Also, you must try the different food options when you visit Sparkman Wharf!

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602

Bootleggers Brewing Co.

Do you love craft beer and live music? You have to go to Bootleggers Brewing Co. located in Brandon! They also offer a menu or shareables and snacks in case you get hungry. We are huge fans of the vibes in this place. Let us know which beer and shareable you try!

Monday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Tuesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–12:00am
Saturday | 11:00am–12:00am
Sunday | 11:00am–8:00pm

📍 10256 Causeway Blvd, Tampa, FL 33619

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