Everyone loves a good night out, what’s better than some good food, drinks and live music?

Here’s our Top Ten places to go for live music (in no particular order) in the Bradenton area!

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Bridge Tender Inn 

$$ – 135 Bridge Street | Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

(941) 778-4849

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FTG TIP: Great location on the water and they offer amazing drink specials! 


Blue Marlin

$$ – 121 Bridge St. | Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

(941) 896-9737

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FTG TIP: Hands down, their Shrimp Mac and Cheese! Though, their Grouper is pretty darn amazing too! 


Cortez Clam Factory 

$$ – 10104 Cortez Rd. W | Bradenton, FL 34210

(941) 798-9898

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FTG TIP: Awesome dive bar with some great food to choose from! Highly recommended! 


The Ugly Grouper

$$ – 5704 Marina Dr. | Holmes Beach, FL 34217

(941) 778-4402

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FTG TIP: Love craft beers? They have a ton to choose from! 


Island Time Bar & Grill

$$ – 111 Gulf Dr. S | Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

(941) 782-1122

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FTG TIP: You can’t come here and not try their Coconut Shrimp. It’s amazing! 

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Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub 

$$ – 6218 Cortez Rd. W | Bradenton, FL 34210

(941) 794-2489

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FTG TIP: Get there early on nights with live music, this place gets packed! Awesome time! 


Aces Lounge 

$$ – 4343 Palma Sola Blvd. | Bradenton, FL 34209

(941) 795-3886

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FTG TIP: Get your drinks at the bar and head upstairs so you can overlook the bands and crowd! 


Swordfish Grill 

$$ – 4628 119th St. W | Cortez, FL 34215

(941) 798-2035

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FTG TIP: You have to try their Lobster Mac and Cheese! It’s to die for! 


The Freckled Fin

$$ – 101 Bridge St. | Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

(941) 251-3930

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FTG TIP: This place has some great drink specials! Not to mention, excellent service! 


McCabes Irish Pub

$$ – 302 12th St. W | Bradenton, FL 34205

(941) 896-3126

FTG TIP: Great place to go for cold drinks and awesome live music! 


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