A crowd watches a band perform live music at Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach, Florida, is best known for its beautiful weather and picturesque beaches, but travelers are also finding the city has garnered quite a reputation for cultural arts, which includes a thriving live music scene. 

When you visit Pompano Beach, you can enjoy live music on a nightly basis if you know where to look. That’s where Beach Vacation Rentals comes in; we’re here to help you plan an unforgettable vacation to Pompano Beach. We’re highlighting the best venues for live music in Pompano Beach, so you can catch a show while you stay with us. Whether you favor jazz, rock and roll, or another genre, these music venues have you covered. 

Live Music Venues Near the Beach

Combine beach vibes with great tunes by stopping at one of Pompano Beach’s live music venues by the beach. Lucky Fish is a large, open-air restaurant that is under a tiki-style pavilion, the perfect beach setting for a night of food, drink, and music. On weekdays from 6 pm through 9 pm, local bands grace the stage, adding further amusement to an already exciting bar and restaurant. 

Another option near the beach is Briny Irish Pub. This colorful, historic pub offers better than average bar food, burgers, fish, Irish specialties, and some great happy hour deals. You can catch live performances at Briny Irish Pub on assorted nights; check out the event calendar to stay up to date.

For a rooftop music experience, head to Pier 6 Rooftop. Located atop the Tru by Hilton, Pier 6 Rooftop offers open-air concerts that pair beautifully with a craft cocktail. Sit back and sip a drink while you enjoy the tones of steel drums, keyboards, and more. Pier 6 Rooftop releases the public event schedule every month, but Sundays and Thursdays are typically the most common nights for performances. 

From spring through fall, the Parks and Recreation Department presents Music Under the Stars, a monthly concert series at the Great Lawn. Held on the second Friday of every month from March through the beginning of September, Music Under the Stars offers an opportunity to hear a wide range of acts, both local and national, in a beautiful outdoor setting.

Old Town & Cultural District Music Venues

A saxophonist playing live music in Pompano BeachOld Town Pompano Beach is the center of the city’s thriving arts scene. Here, acts take the stage at state-of-the-art facilities, like the beloved Pompano Beach Amphitheater, or The AMP, with a full lineup of top national talent.

Then there’s the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, which hosts art exhibitions and workshops and features live theater, dance, and musical performances on a regular basis. Please see the event schedule for information on upcoming concerts.

The Ali Cultural Arts Center is another nearby option. The Ali Cultural Arts Center hosts the popular Live and Local Concert Series, which takes place on the third Friday of every month from February until September. This concert series highlights South Florida performers from every genre, so there is something for everyone. Other highlights include open mic night, 5th Sunday’s Gospel, and more; you can browse the upcoming schedule online.

There is also Old Town Untapped, a free monthly festival that takes place on the first Friday of every month. At Old Town Untapped, you can enjoy food trucks, craft beer from local breweries, artist vendors, and a live band in front of the Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, and enjoy art gallery showings inside. This festival is a great way to see the Pompano Beach community come together for a night of fun.

Keep the Fun Going at Your Pompano Beach Vacation Rental

A night time shot of Cottages by the Ocean in Pompano BeachThese are just some of the live music venues that Pompano Beach has to offer; you can also catch a concert at other places around town. Galuppi’s Restaurant on the golf course offers daily happy hour performances and weekend tribute bands on their outdoor concert stage, while Umberto’s Restaurant & Pizza has live music and dancing two nights a week. 

You can stay near some of these Pompano Beach live music venues when you book your accommodations with Beach Vacation Rentals. Our top-rated Cottages by the Ocean are within walking distance of the beach venues mentioned above and offer all of the comforts of home. Please visit our contact page or call 954-283-1111 today to start your booking.