Gainesville is known for its university life, Southern culture, beautiful climate, and its underground music scene. With so much good talent coming from Florida, the culture for musicians is underrated and with so many unique live music bars in Gainesville, there is a huge possibility you can find a new favorite artist.

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Check out the best bars with live music in Gainesville perfect for anyone looking to sip a cocktail and jam to some tunes. For more of the best bars in Gainesville and nightlife in Gainesville, 352Area is your go-to guide for all local events and things to do nearby.

HIGH DIVE

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210 SW 2nd Ave, Ste A , Gainesville FL, 32609
Former home of Common Grounds and Covered Dish! In same building as Five Star Pizza, next to Southwest parking garage. Booking & promotions by Glory Days...

Hardback Cafe

920 NW 2nd St , Gainesville FL, 32601
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The Bull

18 SW 1st Ave , Gainesville FL, 32601
The Bull is a gallery and venue serving craft beer, wine, and organic fair trade coffee. Check on upcoming events: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Lq_n47mHoGGHNrfPFeMIeZ23wBQvo-x7to0a0VWyZn0/edit?usp=sharing

Loosey's - Downtown Gainesville

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120 SW 1st Ave , Gainesville FL, 32601
Everything on our menu is homemade because we believe in real food. Our beer is selected from breweries across the USA because we believe it's the best...

Crafty B'astards Restaurant & Pub

4860 NW 39th Ave Suite A , Gainesville FL, 32606
Check out our NEW Craft Beer Bottle Shoppe next door We are the newest local neighborhood restaurant that provides a perfect location for those wanting...

Lightnin' Salvage

1800 NE 23rd Ave , Gainesville FL, 32609
Great place that most of the performances will celebrate. Drinks and foods are included!

Durty Nelly's Irish Pub

208 W University Ave , Gainesville FL, 32601
Durty Nelly's is the only Irish Pub in Gainesville, and after 20 years as a part of the community, there's no place more welcoming in which to drink!....