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5 Best Spots to Hear Live Music on 30A

15 Oct 2021
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Get your groove on during your 30A vacation with a stop into one of the many hotspots for live music. From beach bars to romantic courtyard settings, you’ll find great cocktails, delicious food, and fun tunes from local musicians. After a day on the beach, biking around, paddle boarding, and exploring local attractions, grab a bite to eat and enjoy the atmosphere of these fun live music spots on 30A!

1. The Red Bar

The Red Bar is a local favorite spot for delicious seafood, cocktails, and live music. When you first walk in, you’ll be enamored with its red interior and lighting, wall mementos, and friendly people. The Red Bar’s Jazz Band plays almost every night for dinner while guests dine on crab cakes, panne chicken, crawfish, and the fish of the day. If your group wants to enjoy the atmosphere for a little longer, stay after the kitchen closes for a fun night out! A DJ turns up the volume and people all over town start joining in on the fun. Residing in Grayton Beach for over 25 years, this eclectic spot is a must-visit on your next trip to 30A.

2. AJ’s Grayton Beach

With three bars, two stages, and plenty of your favorite beach appetizers, AJ’s Grayton Beach is an ideal place to stop for a bite to eat and jam out to live music! During the day, enjoy the coastal atmosphere of this restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor patio is complete with fire pits and invites visitors to enjoy the breeze as they dine on a wide selection of seafood dishes, tacos, and even sushi! Have a night out on the town and enjoy nightly live music at AJ’s Grayton Beach!

3. North Beach Social

For live music and a stunning view, head to North Beach Social! Overlooking Choctawhatchee Bay and offering access to a gorgeous sunset view, this restaurant offers one of the best settings for a waterfront meal. There are fun activities for every member of the family ranging from live music and bonfires to beach bocce ball. North Beach Social has live music five days a week making it the perfect spot for a laid-back setting by the water. Dig into a burger, taco, or poke bowl and sip on a frozen cocktail as you enjoy the local jams and good vibes at this hangout!

4. Old Florida Fish House

This unique 30A eatery has plenty of coastal flair with a waterfront location on Eastern Lake. Whether you’re looking to spend warm summer nights outside under the canopy lights, or cool fall afternoons in the cozy restaurant, Old Florida Fish House has the best of both worlds. Old Florida Fish House is home to live music and entertainment from both local and national musicians from dueling piano players to bands and local songwriters. As you listen to the musical talent on display, enjoy coastal cuisines such as seafood gumbo, raw oysters, crab rolls, and more. Top off the night with a delicious slice of key lime pie!

5. The Courtyard at Pescado

Nested in the 'Orleans' building in Rosemary beach, The Courtyard at Pescado is a quaint outdoor patio that offers tasty bites, craft cocktails, and jazz music. The Courtyard draws cuisine inspiration from New Orleans and brings favorites of the southern city to 30A. This 18+ venue offers a romantic date night setting complete with a garden and piano bar. Order one of the unique craft cocktails and share an appetizer like a cheeseboard, fried oyster sliders, and the chef’s ceviche. For live music, stop in between 5:00 and 9:00 PM to find jazz musicians taking the stage.

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