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Best Live Blues In Miami

Get your groove on at Miami's best spots to catch live blues music. From a fish house to the oldest bar in Miami, there are plenty of live music venues to kick back and enjoy some blues. Here are Miami's best bets to catch the hottest blues acts live in Miami.
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Tobacco Road
626 South Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33130
(305) 374-1198

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Tobacco Road is the oldest bar in the Miami area, established in the early 1900's the bar has been been through many changes over the years. But it still remains a live blues and jazz venue for locals, tourist, and celebrities alike. A popular hangout spot with daily musical acts gracing the stage. Their calendar of events is always filled with live entertainment that keeps the crowd happy. Bands such as Kryptonite performs with pride while jazz entertainer Cleaveland Jones sings with soul on a stage that holds so much history. Menu options varies from a standard rib sandwich to Tobacco Road's famous prime rib dinner while the bar has a selection of premium drinks. Tobacco Road has a antique feel and is inviting to all for live blues music, good food, and a bar with superior service.

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1342 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-9372

Hours: Daily – 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Nestled comfortably in Miami Beach, Jazid has live blues music to be enjoyed by anyone that walks through its doors. The basement like environment has a stage that greats such as Motown's Bobby Stringer performed on. People flock to Jazid for the calm, intimate setting that listening to the blues gives them. The live music is daily and it varies from blues, jazz and Latin music depending on the day. The options to play pool on the pool tables or to lounge and have a drink are what the locals and visitors look forward to when visiting Jazid.

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Crescendo Jazz and Blues Lounge
2201 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 967-8176

Hours: Mon, Fri to Sat 11:30 a.m. - 2 a.m., Tues to Thurs 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

When you walk through the door of Crescendo Jazz and Blues Lounge you can't help but be surrounded by the blues. Crescendo's heart and soul is of course its great variety of jazz and blues music. You'll also find Chef Henry Rogers in the kitchen whipping up his famous conch chowder and coconut shrimp. The international cuisine prepared by Rogers is an experience that has everyone raving about. The ambience and charming décor makes this spot trendy and one of the hottest spots in the Miami area.

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The Fish House
10000 Southwest 56th Street
Miami, FL 33165
(305) 595-8453

Hours: Daily – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The Fish House Miami is a casual atmosphere where you can enjoy fresh cooked seafood and live blues music together. Beside just music and seafood the friendly service at the bar and the selections of drinks are reason enough to hang around for the night. Known for their bacon wrapped scalloped and Mahi Mahi fish tacos, while not try both while listening to some great jazz music. The back Room is where the best local blues artist share their talents on the stage. Once you walk through the doors it is difficult to walk out without a smile on their face. The Fish House is the place to be for fresh seafood and one of the best live blues clubs in Miami

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Blue Jeans Blues
3320 North east 33rd St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33025
(954) 306-6330

Hours: Mon - Thurs - 11 a.m. - 2 a.m., Fri - 11 a.m. - 3 a.m., Sat - 8 a.m. - 3 a.m., Sun 8 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Blue Jeans Blues is located in a cozy area in Fort Lauderdale. Known not only for its great blues but also for its fine wines and delicious foods. Come in early on Saturday and Sunday for Live Jazz Brunch from 8 am to 1pm. You find the blues environment similar to a large Motown party that you'll want to return to over and over again. The exposed brick walls give Blue Jeans Blues an antique look that is unique to the eye. For a great time and blues music from the top blues artist in Florida Blue Jeans Blues is the place to visit.

Marilyn Pean is a freelance writer living in Miami, Florida. She does extensive charity work within her community, particularly involving organizations helping children. Her work can be found at
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