Live Music In Cape Coral

Cape Coral is Rockin’ with some great live music acts that range in genre and style. There are so many great places with live music in Cape Coral, and you won’t want to miss out on checking them all out!

Popular Venues

We’ve found the top 12 venues that consistently have live music acts come in and play, as well as, have talented musicians play. All 12 places give you the option to get up and dance to the music, or sit and relax while the music is played. Either way, we are sure you are going to enjoy these spots!

Live Rock Band playing at BackStreets Sports Bar in Cape Coral

BackStreets Sports Bar

This bar is packed with people hanging out, playing pool, and throwing darts. Their drink specials are some of the best in Cape Coral and are sure to be the cause of a fun night. Most days of the week a rock band plays top hits from the ’90s to 2000s inside the bar and outside on the patio, they will have an acoustic guitarist and singer play more rockin’ music.

Address: 915 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 945-7555

Rack'em Spirits & Times in Cape Coral hosting a live rock band

Rack’em Spirits & Times

Known for being a popular pool hall in town, loaded with tables, dart boards, and lounge areas. They are all about keeping the classic headbangers and metal rock songs alive, with live performances by local bands. When performers aren’t on stage, the rock music is still playing. Also, their patio has a great little center bar with some form of entertainment going on outside.

Address: 1011 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 540-7225

Ollie's Pub Records and Beer hosting a live rock show in Cape Coral

Ollie’s Pub Records and Beer

Get your records and get your beer. Ollie’s is a little shop that has a lot of fun. Their rocking nights provide guests with the up-close and personal rock experience by hosting local rock bands in their small shop. Be sure to pay attention to what events they have going on, sometimes they have Hot Kareoke, where the singers eat a spicy wing prior to singing their song.

Address: 1019 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone:(239) 540-7867

Live Rock music at Ralph's Place in Cape Coral

Ralph’s Place

Rock out to cover hits from bands like Metallica, Poison, and The Rolling Stones in this awesome bar. Hre you will find bar food at a reasonable cost and quality. They also have a great selection of shots, cocktails, and beers to choose from.

Address: 1305 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 549-2040

Live music performance at The Dek Bar in Cape Coral

The Dek Bar

Betty always has some sort of event or happy hour deal going on virtually every day of the week. Their fun bar is a great local spot, to hang out and meet new people. You’ll almost always heat covers of your favorite punk rock and early 2000s rock hits, with their live music performances.

Address: 4704 SE15th Avenue, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 542-3745

Slate's live Jazz Music in Cape Coral


Entertain your tastebuds with fine New Oleans-style dining. From the classic shrimp and grits to Crawfish Etouffee, theirdishes bring all the spice and flavor of classic Cajun cooking with and upscale feel. To really bring home the New Orleans feel, Slate’s Sidedoor Jazz Club, brings in local jazz musicians starting around 6pm. While enjoying the soothing jazz tones, indulge in one of their fine craft cocktails and other liberating beverages and bar bites.

Address: 4820 Candia St, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 540-6800

Boat House Tiki Bar & Grill - Cape Coral, live music

Boat House Tiki Bar & Grill – Cape Coral

Wether you are on the deck overlooking the water or are hanging out in the sand, this is the only place is Cape Coral where you can dine on the beach. Enjoy the views while sipping on one of their signature a frozen cocktails and grab a little bit to eat. During weekends and at night various acts come to play, from classic rock solo artists to alternative rock.

Address: 5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 945-2628

Live band playing oldies hits at Cork Soakers in Cape Coral

Cork Soakers Deck & Wine Bar

It’s time to grab some wine! Known for their great wine selection, food, and fun vibes, Cork Soakers Deck & Wine Bar is a great place to spend any evening. Located near downtown Cape Coral, it is conveniently located near plenty of other fun spots around town. Their deck has various acts come in and play some oldies tunes.

Address: 837 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 542-6622

Cape Cabaret

Includes state-of-the-art sound and lighting, to electrify their large dance floor filled with guests dancing to songs that go back to the ’50s. For those not wanting to dance, don’t worry, they have a great food and drink selection as well. It is recommended to set a reservation, to get the best seats in the house.

Address: 4725 Vincennes Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 549-3000

Live Music at Anthony's on The BLVD in Cape Coral

Anthony’s on the BLVD

Is one of the top hangout spots in town with tons of entertaining acts.Their full calendar of fun events, including nights of Karaoke, poker, live music, and comedians.

Address: 1303 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33990 | Phone: (239) 772-5900

Live music at Palace Pub and Wine Bar in Cape Coral

Palace Pub & Wine Bar

Goes with the flow of the night, playing anything from electronic contemporary ambiance music to live rock bands. This wine bar is super chill with lounge areas, comfy bar seats, and an overall chill vibe.

Address: 1317 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 691-6500

Live oldies music at Rusty's in Cape Coral

Rusty’s Raw Bar & Grill

There is always some sort of happy hour drink deal, event, or social gathering happening at Rusty’s in Cape Coral. Their large inside area houses, plenty of air conditioned room for dancing and hanging out. Their music styles differ with each group ranging from oldies rock music to soft duo country hits.

Address: 4631 SE 10th Pl, Cape Coral, FL 33904 | Phone: (239) 360-8154

Popular Performers

These performers deserve lots of respect for having a high social following, performing multiple times a week, and just plain rocking!

Bear Delli Paoli

Bear D is a NJ native that moved to SWFL in 2002. Having been involved with the local band scene for almost two decades, Bear has broken out as one of the more entertaining solo acts in recent years. While playing in various local bands, he has had the opportunity to share the stage with acts such as Drowning Pool, KyMani Marley and The Georgia Satellites. Bear was also the keyboard/synth player for Fort Myers based Pink Floyd tribute, Pig Floyd, playing venues such as the Palladium and Jannus Live. Drawing from a wide variety of influences, Bear plays guitar and piano while singing an eclectic mix of music spanning many time periods and genres. A true entertainer at heart, his goal is to create positive energy and memories with the people in the crowd. Always able to make people laugh and smile, Bear’s show will have you leaving feeling good about life.

Sheena Brook

Her solo acts consist of her, a guitar, and a microphone… and some audience participation. Sheena has a full range of musical styles she plays, most of her song selections come from the crowd. But, you can also catch her playing some of her own songs.

The Sound Machine

Their 5 piece funk/dance/pop group, playing popular upbeat songs from yesterday and today. They aim to get everyone up and dancing by the end of the night!

Aaron Akulis

You’ll find Aaron jamming out to classic rock songs, alternative rock songs, and maybe even a few of his own. Every so often you may see him with his band, but for the most part, he plays solo.

Jenny Ve

Your modern pop, rock, and RnB hits solo artist. Her setlist is made to fit the vibe of any venue she performs at.

Ragady Lapsey

“I am a vocalist, keyboardist, guitarist, and I also play the steel drums. I’ve worked with artists such as Maxi Priest, Shabba Ranks, Beres Hammond, Square One, Krossfyah, and Jamband.  I’ve worked as a Radio DJ at ZDK Radio 1100am and Sugar City Rock 90.3am.  Music has always been my passion, my influences are Michael Jackson and Bob Marley.  Bringing good vibes and high energy to every performance is my goal.  I am also the owner of one of SW Florida’s top party bands, that always promises and delivers a good time.” – Ragady Lapsey

Alan Small

“SMALLTOWN is a live performance solo or duo playing a wide variety of music including Rock, RnB, Country, Motown & Island.” – Alan Small

Scott Parmer

“Adding spice to the acoustic guitar while bringing warm vocal lines as food for the soul.” – Scott Parmer

Joe Murphy

“Provides a variety of live music from classic rock, country, R and B and other styles as well. Whatever your entertainment needs are for your celebration or event, Joe can provide live music as the main event, dancing and rocking into the night or simply provide background music to complement the atmosphere of your special occasion.” – Joe Murphy

Live Music In Other Parts Of Southwest Florida

There are tons of other places in Southwest Florida with live music that you won’t want to miss out on!

Other Things To Do In Cape Coral

Eat somewhere in Cape Coral that you can’t eat anywhere else!

Play billiard, dart or cornhole at one of the local establishments in town.

Dance the night away at one of the many nightclubs found in Cape Coral.

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