When it comes to live entertainment, Daytona Beach offers a list of options a mile long. From world-class performances at the Peabody Auditorium to fresh local bands performing in the corner of a pub — this area has it all. 

When you’re on a relaxing beach vacation, nothing quite sets the tone like sitting on an oceanfront deck and listening to live music with a cold beverage in hand. And luckily, this area has a wide variety of restaurants, bars and grills that hit all the right notes. Read on for a roundup of Daytona Beach-area oceanfront venues that offer live local music and awesome entertainment.

1.) The Beach Bucket Bar & Grill

ADDRESS: 867 South Atlantic Avenue, Ormond Beach

LIVE MUSIC: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights, beginning at 5 p.m.

Considered a secret piece of paradise, this venue will make you feel like a local as you sip on a rum drink and listen to live music.

2.) Mai Tai Bar

ADDRESS: 250 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach   

LIVE MUSIC: Daily

Nestled back in the Ocean Walk Shoppes, this bar overlooking the Daytona Beach Bandshell allows guests to relish ocean views, happy hour specials and excellent live music.

3.) Oasis Tiki Bar

ADDRESS: 313 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach

LIVE MUSIC: Daily, starting at 1 p.m.

Attached to the Fountain Beach Resort but open to the public via beach access, this beach bar features a live DJ every day and live musicians every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.

4.) The Roof

The Roof Beachfront Bar in Daytona BeachADDRESS: 1200 Main Street, Daytona Beach

LIVE MUSIC: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Soak in the sounds of your favorite songs and one of the best views in the area. Located on the Main Street Pier, this venue is the place to go when you want to catch outstanding local talent and a fresh ocean breeze.

5.) Racing’s North Turn

Racings North Turn Beachfront Bar in Daytona BeachADDRESS: 4511 South Atlantic Avenue, Ponce Inlet

LIVE MUSIC: Starting at 6 p.m. on weeknights, and all day on Saturday and Sundays starting at 1 p.m.

Head to this historic beachfront venue, where some of the first stock car races once kicked up sand. Enjoy live entertainment every day of the week — and don’t miss “Country Night” every Thursday!

6.) Ocean Deck Restaurant & Beach Club

Ocean Deck Beachfront Bar in Daytona BeachADDRESS: 127 South Ocean Avenue, Daytona Beach

LIVE MUSIC: Nightly

For over 50 years, this beachfront restaurant and club has been serving up entertainment and tasty food to the Daytona Beach area. Catch live music every night from some of the area’s best bands.

Whether you’re craving a cold drink after a long day in the sun, are in the mood to get your groove on, or simply want to kick back and enjoy some of the best talent in Daytona Beach, you have plenty of places to choose from. Toss on your beach cover-up and get ready to jam out at any of these beach bars. Start planning your trip today!