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Miami's Five Best Music Venues for Local Acts

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Bardot


An intimate club that's not only a good place to catch some great Miami acts, but also world-renowned artists. And the joint's got swag couches too. It's like kicking it in your living room, dude. The Bardot folks are known for hosting killer musical performances, and they don't discriminate on genre either. From indie bands to DJs and rappers, this spot is unmatched when it comes to quality and diversity.

See also: Ten Miami Musicians Who Got Their Start at Bardot

The Stage


A casual Design District hangout that's hosted many of Miami's finest, The Stage's actual stage is pretty small, but that just gives performers an excuse to occasionally wander into the crowd. There's always bands rocking out here, and Miami musicians have named it as one of their favorite places to play. National acts, like Ghostface Killah and St. Vincent, often hit The Stage when looking for a more intimate venue for their most dedicated fans. There's a huge dance floor, couches to get your rest on, and an outside area to catch your breath.

See also: The Stage Miami: Five Reasons It's the Design District's Best Party Spot



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