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Jazz & Blues

Most Jazz & Blues music (but not all) lends itself to dancing related to West & East Coast Swing,
Hustle, Bosanova and Cha Cha    Size of dance floors are always questionable as is the music.

Florida Jazz & Blues Locations

 Florida Jazz & Blues Bands
Go to the list of Jazz bands and their rating for dancing quality CLICK HERE



Boca Raton


201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432   561-300-0730


Meza Mediterranean Grill & Bar
690 Yamato Road, Bay 7, Boca Raton, FL


Riviera Night Club
21065 Powerline Rd. Boca RAton, 561-477-1500


The Melting Pot
5433 N. Federal Hwy, Ste A, Boca Raton,  561-907-7472


Clearwater Beach


Cocoa Beach


Coconut Grove


Coral Gables


Titanic Brewing Co
 Tues., (BLUES) Thur. thru Sun., 5813 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, 305-667-2537. ,Dance floor


Tostana's Restaurant
180 Aragon Ave., in the Omni Hotel, 305-441-2600, Dance floor


Coral Springs


Crystal River


Daytona Beach

 Deerfield Beach

Barracuda Bar and Seafood,
1965 NE 2nd St., Deerfield Beach, Fl. 954-531-1290

  Delray Beach
  Blue Anchor
 Thursday , 804 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561-272-7272. ,No dance floor
  Delray Marriott
Tues. thru Sat., A1A & Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561-274-3225. , Dance Floor
  Fort Lauderdale
  15th Street Fisheries
Monday-Blues,Tuesday-Jazz, 1900 SE 15th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, 954-763-2777.,No Dance Floor
  Pier Top
Tues. thru Sat., 2301 S.E. 17th Street, Ft. Laud., 954-525-6666., Dance Floors
  Polo Lounge, Ramada Inn
 7 nights, 4060A Galt Ocean Dr., Ft. Lauderdale, 954-537-9122, Good Dance Music, Nice Dance Floor.
  Poor House         eMail
110 SW 3rd. Ave. Ft. Lauderdale,  954-522-5145
4215 N. Federal Hwy,  Ft. Lauderdale, 954-566-6661
  Riverside Hotel
Wed. thru Sat., 620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, 954-467-0671.
Sunday, Oakland Park Blvd. and the Intracoastal, Ft. Lauderdale, 954-566-2855.
  Tarpon Bend
 Tuesday, 200 SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, 954-760-4444.
  Tavern 213
213  SW 2nd. St.  954-463-5213
Wednesday thru Saturday, 450 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, 954-462-9119.
  Fort Myers
  Buckingham Blues Bar
5641-Buckingham Road,  Fort Myers, 239-693-7111 ,
eMail -
Rasta John - buckinghambluesbar@yahoo.com
  The Peninsula Inn & Spa
2937 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, 727-346-9800
812 Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale, 954-458-1643
  Nando Trattoria
Wednesday, 2500 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale, 954-457-7379.
  Pearl By The Sea
Swing Dancing,  Thur., 1710 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale, 954-454-4464.
  Clubhouse Hollywood    eMail
5181 Sheridan St. ( W of 95 ) Hollywood, 954-983-9377
The Fabulons play here at times, Call for reservations, Dance Floor
  Cool Beans Cafe
2039  Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood,  954-929-1772
  Harrison St. Sushi Jazz
 Fri & Sat, 1902 Harrison St. Hollywood, 954-927-8474.
  Kelly's Pub
 Blues  Saturday, 1832 Harrison St., Hollywood, 954-929-7940.
  Now Art Cafe
Wed.-Sun., 1820 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 954-922-0506.
1214  N. Broadwalk,  Hollywood,  954-920-2800
  Sushi Blues Cafe
2009 Harrison St.  Hollywood, 954-929-9560,  No Dance Floor, BUT,  They say that they will have room in front of the band for dancers. Or will make room. So, let me know how this works out.
  Blind Lemon
Primarily Blues,  Thurs. thru Sat., 841 N. Krome Ave., Homestead, 786-243-3100.
  Contemporary Jazz Lounge
1216 Jacksonville,  904-398-9188
  La Villa Grille
820 North Davis St. , 904-355-0807
  Ragtime Tavern
207 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach,  904-241-7877 Live Bands weekends
  River City Brewing Company
835 Museum Cir   904-389-2299
  Key Biscayne
 320 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, 305-361-1111.
  Linda B's  Steakhouse (Cotton Club)(The Attic)
320 Crandon Blvd. 786-306-5088
  Key Largo
  Coconuts Restaurant & Club
Marino Del Mar Resort,  Key Largo,305-453-9794,
Call for Blues & Jazz Nights,
Dance Floor
  Caribbean Club
Mile marker 104, Key Largo, 305-451-9970, Live Bands, Dance Floor
  Lake Buena Vista
  The Original Sin
1490 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista,  407-934-2583, 
Dancing on Sundays from 10.30 p.m. to 3.00 a.m.
Dance Floor
  Abyss Urban Jazz Lounge
1508 Amos Avenue, 863-705-3683,
  Jazz Corner
132 S.  Kentucky Ave. Lakeland,  941-686-8085
  Gulfstream Hotel
Sat. night and Sun. afternoon, Lake Ave. at Intracoastal, Lake Worth, 561-540-6000.
  Lauderdale by the Sea
  Village Grill
4404 El Mar Drive,  Lauderdale by the Sea,  954-776-5092
 Sunday, One Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, 954-776-0001.
  Rosey Babys
4587 N. University Drive, Lauderhill,  954-749-5627, No Dance Floor
  Peter Scott's
1811 W  State Rd. 434,  Longwood,  407-834-4477
  Dockside Lounge
Sombrero Road,  Boot Key Harbour,  305-743-0000
  Fast Times
1388 N. State Rd. 7,  954-975-3809
  Cafe Bohemio
2845 Coral Way, Miami, 305-567-1717
  Capital Grille
Tuesday thru Saturday, 444 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305-374-4500.
  Champagnes Restaurant & Jazz Lounge
1060 N.E.  79 Street Causeway,  305-754-6036
  Churhill's Hideaway
Monday, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, 305-757-1807.
  Courtyard Cafe
Friday & Saturday, 5556 NE 4th Court, Miami, 305-759-3117.
  Gordon Biersch Brewery
Sunday afternoon, 1201 Brickell Ave., Miami, 786-425-1130.
3468 Main Hwy,  305-444-0244
  Hoy Como Ayer
Wednesday, 2212 SW 8th Street, Miami, 305-541-2631.
Thursday, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Downtown Miami, 305-679-3055:
  Jakes Bar
Tuesday, 6901 Red Road, Miami, 305-662-8632.
  Magnum Rest & Lounge
 Fri. & Sat., 709 NE 79th St., Miami, 305-757-3368.
  Sea Slam Restaurant
12755 S.  Dixie Hwy,  305-233-5599
  Tobacco Rd
BLUES 6 nights JAZZ on Wed., 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 305-374-1198. No Dance Floor
  Miami Beach
  Avalon Hotel
700 Ocean Dr.  305-532-1727
  Britto Restaurant
 Saturday, 1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-786-0333.
  Cardozo Hotel
1300 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, 305-695-2822
  Fountainbleau Hilton
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-538-2000
1601 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, 305-604-1601
7 nights, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-673-9372.
  Lemon Twist
Tuesday, 908 71st Street, Miami Beach, 868-2075.
  Les Deux Fontaines
7 nights, 1230 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 305-672-2579.
  Rose's Bar
754 Washington Ave., 305-532-0228
  The Strand
671 Washington Ave., 305-532-2340
910 Lincoln Rd.,Miami Beach ,305-532-8003
  Van Dyke Cafe
Jazz --7 nights, 846 Lincoln Rd, Miami Bch, 305-534-3600. No Dance Floor
  Mount Dora
  Lakeside Inn
100 N  Alexander St.,Mount Dora, 352-383-4101
  North Miami
  Cool Beans Cafe
12573 Biscayne Blvd.  N. Miami,  305-899-8815
  Da Ermmano
 Thurs. thru Sat., 6927 Biscayne Blvd., N. Miami, 305-759-2001.
  Gil's Cafe
 North Miami Beach, 305-867-0779. Swing Latin Jazz
  Luna Star Cafe
 Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 775 NE 125 Street, North Miami, 305-892-8522.
  Sax on the Beach
Mon.-Sat., 1756 N. Bayshore Dr., 786-924-5535.
  North Palm Beach
  Panama Hattie's
11511 Ellison Wilson Road,  North Palm Beach,  561-627-1545,  Live Music, Dance Floor
  Campiello's Restaurant
1177 Third St. S. , Naples,  239-435-1166, Various Jazz and Blues Bands play. 
No dance floor
  Oakland Park
  Jimmy O'Hara's
2500 W Oakland Park Blvd.  954-777-1776
  Pleasure Island Jazz Company
Pleasure Island, Downtown Disney,  407-934-7781
  Westin Grand Bohemian
325 S  Orange Ave., Orlando,  407-313-9000
  Palm Beach (Jazz Society)
  Four Seasons Hotel
Friday & Saturday, 2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach, 561-582-2800.
  Polo Lounge
 Colony Hotel ,  Friday & Saturday,155 Hammon Ave.,Palm Beach, 561-659-8100.
  Palm Beach Gardens
  Spoto's Bluepoint Lounge
4560 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 561-776-9448
  Palm Springs
  Panama City (Jazz Society)
  Pensacola (Jazz Society)
  Sterling Worth Cafe
Fri. & Sat., 801 S. University Dr., Plantation, 954-474-7738.
  Anglesea Pub
Thurs., 200 E. McNab Rd., Pompano, 954-956-7212.
   Beale Street
2780 E Atlantic Blvd ,.Pompano Beach, 954-786-7501, Small dance space sometimes
  Cafe Del Mar
Thur thru Sun, 211 S. Atlantic Blvd., 954-767-8233.
Wed. thru Sat., 1435 S. Powerline Road, Pompano Beach, 954-974-4452.

Lighthouse Cove Resort Tiki Bar
1406 N. Ocean Blvd. Pompano Beach, 954-941-3410, Miguel is playing here, No Dance Floor

  Port Charlote
  Gatorz Bar & Grill
3816 Tamiami Trail,  941-625-5000
  Times Square Bistro
107 S. Magnolia,   407-302-2256
  Ritz Carlton Sarasota,     Hotel Web Site
1111 Ritz-Carlton Way,  941-704-7096, 941-309-2000
  St. Petersburg
  4th.  Street Cigars & Martini Bar
2900 4th. St. N.  in Coconut Grove Shopping Center, 727-898-1884
  Martini Bar
Upstairs at Bay Walk,  121 2nd. Ave. N.  St. Petersburg,  727-895-8668,  Dance Floor
  Pagallo Tropical Bar and Cafe
1235  Central Ave., St Petersburg,  813-895-2237
  Ringside Cafe
2742  4th St. N.  St. Petersburg, 727-894-8465,  Live Blues,  Dance Floor
  Stouffer Vinoy Resort  Hotel Terrace Room
501 5th Ave.NE,  St. Petersburg,  813-894-1000
  Silver King Tavern
1114 Central Ave., St. Petersburg,  813-821-6470
  Seaside (Jazz Society)
  Singer Island
  South Beach (Miami)
  Berlin Bar
661 Washington Ave.  305-674-9300
  Bougainville Tavern
Wed., Fri. & Sat., 7221 SW 58 Ave. S. Miami, 305-669-8577.
  Century Beach Club
161 Ocean Drive,  305-674-8855
  Tobacco Road
626 A  Miami Avenue,  Miami
  Van Dyke Upstairs
846 Lincoln Road,  305-534-3600
  Southeast  Duval
Ramada Inn Conference Center,  5865 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville Area, 904-348-4106
  American Legion
229 Lake Ella Drive,  Tallahassee,  850-222-3382

Apalacchee blues Society
See their Web Site or Call them for latest information on dancing activity,850-668-5863

Bradfordville Blues Club
7152 Moses Lane, Tallahassee,  850-906-0766
Various Blues bands play here. Most can be danced to ,some not. Call,
Social, Swing

Paradise Bar and Grill
1406 North Meridian Road , Tallahassee, 850-224-2742
Small stone floor area to dance, Call for Music played by DJ.to dance to. Country, Social ??
  Backstage Lounge
Holiday Inn,  111 Fortune St. ,Tampa,  813-223-1351
1208 Howard Ave., Tampa,  813-251-2421
  Cafe Creole
1330 E.  Ninth Ave. Ybor City,  Tampa,  813-247-6283
  Can-U-Say?  Cafe
4329 Gunn Highway,  Tampa,  813-881-0109
  Cherokee Club
1320 Ninth Ave.,  2nd. floor,  Ybor City,  813-247-9966
  Columbia Restaurant
2025 E  Seventh Ave., Tampa,  813-248-4961
  Doubletree Guest Suites
4400 W  Sypress St.,  Tampa
  The Falls
15333 Amberly Drive,  Palm Lake Shopping Ctr., 813-971-3255
  The Fox
1211 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa,  813-289-8446
  Jazz Cellar
1311  E  Ninth Ave.,  Ybor City,  813-248-1862
  Jeff's Desserts
1704  E.  Seventh  Ave., Tampa,  813-248-9866
  Jeffrey's  Coffee Co. 
2492  W   Brandon Blvd.,  Brandon,  813-685-5977
  Nickalouie's Uptown
604 1/2  Franklin St.  Tampa,  813-229-7799
  Off-Broadway Deli
620  N  Florida Ave.,  Tampa, 813-223-5256
  Safari Club
1327  E  Seventh Ave., Ybor City,  Tampa,  813-248-5533
  Sandals Bay Club
1518  E  Fletcher Ave.,  Tampa,  813-972-7450
  Treasure Island
  Bilmar Beach Resort
10650  Gulf Blvd.,  Treasure Island, 727-360-5534
  West Palm Beach
  Blue Martini
Wed.-Sat., 555 S. Rosemary Ave., CityPlace, West Palm Beach, 561-835-8601.
  Club 10  ( at the Hilton )
150 Australian Ave., West Palm Beach, 561- 659-9400
  Hotel Biba
320 Belvedere Road,  West Palm Beach, 561-833-7808
Wednesday, 223 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 561-832-8819.
Thurs. & Fri., (ACOUSTIC) Tuesday,1744 Main Street, Weston, 954-349-2102.
  Wilton Manors
2256 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, 954-564-5116
  Winter Park
  Village Bistro
326 Park Ave,. S.,  Winter Park,  407-740-7573
  The Blues Ship
1910  7th.  Ave. E., 813-248-6097

Florida Jazz and Blues Organizations

South Florida Jazz      eMail

10460 Kestrel St, Plantation, FL 33324.  Tel:  954.424.4440,  President & Artistic Director

Ronald B. Weber, MD, Cell: 954.600.6773, 

The Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society
Ft. Lauderdale,  954-563-5390, 

The Sunshine Jazz Organization of South Florida, Inc.
 Contact China & Thelma Valles, Miami,  305-696-0805

The Gold Coast Jazz Society
Fort Lauderdale,  954-524-0805, 

Jazz Arts Music Society of Palm Beach
561-835-1363,  http://gopbi.com/community/groups/JAMS  (Web site not working--5/12/03)

The Greater Florida Jazz & Swing Club
Delray Beach,  561-637-9993

Swing & Jazz Preservation Society of Florida
Delray Beach,  561-499-9976

Jazz Explorers
Plantation,  954-786-7717 or 954-584-4200 xten -226

The International Big Band Jazz Cafe Society
Boca Raton,  561-750-0035 

The South Florida Blues Society

The South Florida Zydeco Society

Suncoast Blues Society

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