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5 Year-Long Live Music Performances in Miami

Whether you're a local looking for something fresh and fun to do, or you're a tourist visiting Miami and curious about the exciting events and fun things to do, you've come to the right place, specially if you are into live music performances.

Miami's art and performance scene is thriving, with some of the most incredible events, such as the Miami Music Week and Ultra Music Festival taking place each year. There are also things you can do in Miami year-long. Live music performances take place across bars, restaurants, festivals, and community spaces all the time.

Music, theater, comedy, poetry, you name it, and Miami's got something to offer you every day, every week, every year, so check out some of these popular performances and locations:

Ball & Chain

Located in our very own Little Havana, right here on Calle Ocho, Ball & Chain is one of the most happening restaurants in town. With a live music and performance scene, you can catch artists across genres and specialties performing here every day! In addition to great music, you also get some very authentic Cuban cuisine, so it's a win-win. Take a look at their upcoming performances here.

Sweat Records

Home to a lot of indie artists and performers, Sweat Records is another one of our favorite locations to catch some incredible performances in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood. Not only do they have a great selection of records at the store, they frequently host events and performances featuring up-and-coming artists, serve killer artisanal coffee, and have a great vibe if you just want to hang around.

People recording fireworks and lighting effects at a live performance.

Cafe La Trova

Named one of the best bars in the world, you absolutely need to visit Cafe La Trova in Little Havana. With incredible food, an ambiance that cannot be topped, and the culmination of various creative visionaries, this cantinero style bar is a must-visit location. They offer you an experience unlike any other, with some of the most glorious Cuban beats, the finest liquor, and a team of cantineros who give you a show with every drink they pour.


Down in Wynwood, there's another killer location where you can catch some mind-blowing live music performances, including DJs, bands, solo performers. Oasis is an experience in and of itself, with gorgeous modern decor, a dedicated stage and performance area, and one of the region's best drinks and food menus. It's the perfect place to head to if you're looking to get a little bit of partying in with your squad.

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