Our Go-Tos for Tunes in Deerfield

Our Broward County neighbor to the South is certainly popping up with new jaunts and nurturing established local favorites for live music. In the last of our live music series, we’ll take you on a quick tour of where to catch living, breathing, singing, and playing musicians in Deerfield Beach.

JB’s on the Beach

Opened in 2002, this seaside spot specializes in seafood and showcasing live bands every single night of the week. Mondays through Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. you can catch local troubadours like Mitch Herrick and Peter Parente. Fridays through Sundays you get a double bill of tunes. Friday after work you can catch a happy hour set from 4 to 7 p.m., then a nighttime show from 8 to 11 p.m.. Saturdays and Sundays you can check out a lunch time show from 1 to 4 p.m., then watch a completely different act during dinner time 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturdays and 7 to 10 p.m. on Sundays.

300 NE. 21st Ave.

The Sticky Bun

Opened in 2015, The Sticky Bun focuses on breakfast and lunch, especially their namesake sticky buns, but they also use the space to occasionally allow local musicians to serenade audiences. Acts like Upright Hootenanny and Uncle Ricky have carefully graced their microphone, making sure to wash their hands before playing so no remnants of the sticky buns get on their instruments.    

1619 SE. 3rd Ct

Kahuna Bar & Grill

Since the turn of the century of the summer of 2000 Kahuna according to its website has earned a reputation from local surfers of having amazing tacos. They also make sure to host some jams to go with the casual fare, featuring recent sets by bands like Bamboo Taxi, Bruja, and Frequency Band. 

249 NE. 21st Ave. # 81 A

The Cove Brewery in Deerfield Beach.

Cove Brewery

This tap room specializes in craft beers, but they also make sure to feature plenty of live music on nights they call, “Brews & Tunes.” Past acts have included Justin Enco and the Poor Life Decisions playing Americana music, Lane Branden singing everything from country to dance songs, and Tasty Vibrations making island sounds.

1500 SE. 3rd Ct #100, Deerfield Beach

Anchors Aweigh Dive Bar

This fairly new spot in historic Deerfield has along with food and drinks, a live band every Saturday night. January featured bands like Bad Actors, Got You Covered doing their renditions of classic rock favorites, and Tasty Waves playing some surf rock. On Feb. 10 at the tail end of a pub crawl Upright Hootenanny will perform some bluegrass for the crawlers. 

179 NE. 2nd Ave.

The Cove Restaurant

The waterfront restaurant and tiki bar on the Intracoastal serves up live music every Friday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m.. Sundays in January belonged to the irie island vibes of Reggae Souljahs Duo. Fridays and Saturdays had a rotation of artists including Peace Out, Salty Pirates, and The ShinDig Duo.

1754 SE. 3rd Ct




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