Whether you’re in the mood to wear beach sandals, high heels, or hard-toe boots, Greater Fort Lauderdale has a concert venue to suit you. The region’s famed performance spaces bring in the best local bands and touring acts in the nation, guaranteeing live performances and in-person experiences.
You won't want to miss the best music festivals on the beach. Tortuga Music Festival in April, a 3-day, multi-stage music festival, features some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music; while Riptide Music Festival, another 3 days of music on Fort Lauderdale beach, features more than 20 alternative bands!
As a destination for touring musicians, Greater Fort Lauderdale presents opportunities to see everyone from Foo Fighters to Billy Joel. To see those sorts of names, a visit to the BB&T Center in Sunrise is a necessity. The same is true of Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, a 3,500-seat venue that has already played host to acts like Eric Clapton and Bruce Springsteen.
Greater Fort Lauderdale moves to a rhythm all its own. Whether you’re looking to just tap your feet or rock out and bang your head, the region has the right concert venue to accommodate you.
Live Music Outdoors
The Pompano Beach Amphitheater, known to locals as The Amp, presents the very best concerts within sight of sand and surf. Hosting every genre from blues to reggae to roots, and national touring acts as diverse as Billy Gibbons and Vince Gill, the Amp presents comfortable lawn seating alongside the beach and food, beverage, and alcohol concessions that ensure every show is an opportunity to relax while the sun sets in the distance.
Greater Fort Lauderdale also offers a wealth of bandshells with regular concerts, including Markham Park and the Hollywood Bandshell. The area is committed to offering live music events to its residents and visitors in the gorgeous setting of nature.
Rock Your Heart Out
Further inland, but still within walking distance of the water along the New River and the food and nightlife scene on Las Olas Boulevard, is Revolution Live, a concert venue focused on bringing in live hard rock acts. With a new performer every night of the week, Revolution Live is sure to provide live entertainment that will electrify the audience.
If you’re looking to discover new artists, Culture Room is a must-visit venue attracting indie, alternative, punk, modern rock, and heavy metal bands looking to break it big.