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A Lot of Live Music For A Small Town

Summer nights call for a cold drink and grooving with your favorite people to the sound of live music. There is no better way to embrace a Pensacola summer day than finding a local spot to dance the night away. Live music is one of the easiest ways to get out and get loose.


The music scene in Pensacola and surrounding areas offer a wide variety of talented artists, both local and from out of town. The local businesses in the community thrive on supporting one another, so you’ll often find local food trucks and collaborative events happening throughout town. Our coastal community is fortunate to be surrounded by water in most places you go. Yet you will find that the music genres aren’t all Jimmy Buffet, Cheese Burgers in Paradise. The artists here are diverse and bring in all sorts of crowds.

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We’ve looked through and shared some of the key locations for local entertainment and live music in our area. Whether you come from the punk scene, island times, blues, or jazz – you are bound to find something that awakens the rhythm inside of you. Check out this compiled list of local spots that are hosting live music this summer!



Alga Beer Company

A Little Madness Brewing Company

Community Maritime Park

Coastal County Brewing Company

Easy Going Gallery

El Paso Mexican Grill 

Emerald Republic Brewing

Five Sisters Blues Cafe

Hub Stacey’s Downtown

Odd Colony Brewing Co.

Perfect Plain Brewing Co

Seville Quarter

The Handlebar


Wisteria Tavern


Pensacola Beach

Bamboo Willie’s 

Casino Beach Bar & Grill

Felix’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar 

Flounders Chowder House

Paradise Bar and Grill 

Sneaky Tiki Bar


Perdido Beach


Gary’s Brewery & Biergarten

Perdido Key Sports Bar & Restaurant 

The Pointe Restaurant

Grab your flowy shirts and favorite koozie for the weekend. It’s time to boot scoot and boogie the summer nights away. Don’t think about it too hard, you may be more comfortable with the stand and sway. There is no excuse for you to have nothing planned. Click through the pages above to find your new favorite local band!

Consider this list a gold mine of where the locals spend their time. If we are missing your favorite venue here, you can reach out to The Local Pulse and share your go-to spot anytime.


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Makenna Curtis is a Pensacola local with a BIG heart for her hometown. Motherhood, storytelling, helping others, and celebrating the small things in life are just a few of her favorite things. Makenna graduated the University of West Florida with a degree in Communications and Advertising in 2017. Her passion for living life to the fullest and connecting with others makes having a conversation or reading her work easy!