The Perdido Key Area has a long history of supporting original music and songwriting, making the area a favorite of both amateur and hit-making artists. When visiting the Lost Key, one must-do activity is to enjoy our lively, musical atmosphere while indulging in some local cocktails or treating yourself to some fresh seafood and local fare. In addition, many local dining hotspots feature live music nightly.
Perdido Key is also a second home to a number of world-famous singer-songwriters who frequent our local hangouts to share their lyrics and unique tune with their friends and family living in the Lost Key.
The World-famous Flora-Bama
The Flora-Bama is one of Perdido Key’s most famous attractions. This down-to-earth beach bar also known as America’s favorite roadhouse, features multiple stages featuring live music 7 days a week. The Flora-Bama holds a place in the heart of our Perdido Community as a family-friendly local business that always welcomes everyone and loves to give back to the community through charity events throughout the year. Visit the Flora-Bama any day of the week to enjoy live music from one of our local singer-songwriters!
A popular time to visit the area is during the annual Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival. Born at the world-famous Flora-Bama, this is the ORIGINAL and longest-running songwriter festival in the nation. For nearly 40 years, this world-renowned event hosts over 200 Grammy award winners as well as up-and-coming songwriters from across the nation and around the world.
Every November, visitors can enjoy this unique opportunity to experience the incredible stories and beautiful music from the writers behind some of the biggest hits on the radio. Once you hear a song performed by the original author, we promise you will never hear it the same way again.
Participating venues stretch across the Florida/Alabama state line all the way from Fairhope, AL, to Downtown Pensacola, FL.
The Point Restaurant
Make plans to visit Innerarity Point just across the Theo Baars bridge on the mainland to the east. The Point Restaurant is one of the oldest and most cherished establishments in the area- serving up fresh-caught mullet since the 1950s. Enjoy some of our best local musicians performing at their great outdoor stage area under ancient oak trees.
Hub Stacey’s at The Point
Continue musical tour at local favorite, Hub Stacey’s at The Point. Located on Innerarity Point on the Intracoastal Waterway next to Innerarity Point Park, visit Hub Stacey’s at the Point by land or sea, via the Galvez Landing Boat Launch. The quaint surroundings at Hub Stacey’s at The Point offer a great place to relax and listen to the many bands that play here on their extra large deck. Hub Stacey’s also features plenty of indoor and outdoor seating with some of the best sandwiches in the area.
Perdido Key Sports Bar & Restaurant
If you are looking to eat where the locals eat, the Perdido Key Sports Bar & Restaurant is a great starting point. The Perdido Key Sports Bar is your late-night hotspot where you can also fill up on your pub-grub appetite consisting of chicken wings, fish tacos, and mouthwatering burgers. Whether you are there for community events, football games, or live music, the Perdido Sports Bar’s delicious food, and welcoming atmosphere can ensure a good time with friends old and new. In addition, their outdoor seating area is a great space to watch live music every week on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Take a short trip west of Perdido Key to visit Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s located in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Lulu’s is all about making memories with food, family, and fun. Soak up the good vibes of the beach with gorgeous waterfront views and live music. A visit to Lulu’s truly has something for everyone- with open air seating, well stocked gift shop and an area set up for fun in the sand- you can enjoy a cold drink and cheeseburger in paradise while the kids burn off some energy on the ropes course. Check out the music calendar posted on their website to find out who is playing. Be sure to keep an eye out during your visit here for a chance to see Lucy’s older brother, singer Jimmy Buffett!
One of the newest must-visit music venues in the area is CoastAL. This beautiful and expansive venue is located right on the Gulf of Mexico just across the state line in the City of Orange Beach, Alabama.
Relax with a cold beverage while you take in stunning views of sugar-white sand and sparkling turquoise water. With two options for dining, the casual beach bar or the upscale restaurant, you are sure to fall in love with their incredible menu and craft cocktails. The open-air courtyard looks directly over the Gulf, a perfect backdrop to enjoy another amazing live music experience.
This list doesn’t begin to cover all of the live music experiences available in Perdido Key. Discover new artists and other fantastic music venues in the Perdido Area here!