Downtown St. Cloud’s Live Music Guide

Girl playing a guitar at Crabby Bills in St. Cloud.

Live music is on the menu at Crabby Bill's in St. Cloud

Downtown St. Cloud is a small town with a big personality. Also known as Soldier City, the city of St. Cloud is filled with history, food, and entertainment. With a variety of restaurants just blocks away from one another, you can get dinner and a show while experiencing different local cuisines and music all in one place. This city, right in the big, bold heart of Florida, boasts a vibrant live music scene that’ll have you out on the dance floor!

Crabby Bills

Along East Lake Tohopekaliga, just north of Downtown St. Cloud, is a restaurant called Crabby Bills. This local favorite is famous for its fresh seafood and laid-back atmosphere. On the weekends, their outdoor patio transforms into a favorite spot to hear live music, filling the air with songs that are perfect for a little Florida back porch sittin’. Local talents and occasional guest performers take the stage, playing acoustic melodies, sing-alongs, or even some knee-slapping bluegrass. So pull up a chair, enjoy some Boom Boom Shrimp, and have a rockin’ good time.

Garage Bar

Located in the heart of Downtown St. Cloud, you'll discover the hip and vibrant Garage Bar. This unique joint is a favorite among locals and visitors alike, and it's easy to see why! As you step inside, you'll be greeted by décor that celebrates all things cars, creating an atmosphere that's fun and classic. But the real treat lies in the live music experience that awaits. The Garage Bar prides itself on offering a lineup of talented cover bands, classic rock, and pop punk. Whether you're into indie rock bands or solo artists, this spot has something for everyone to dance, sing along to, or perform yourself on Open Jam nights.


Island Cloud Grill

No journey through Downtown St. Cloud's live music scene would be complete without a visit to the tropical oasis known as Island Cloud Grill. Formally known as Brews n Blues, this restaurant will make you feel like you've been whisked away to a far-off Caribbean island, where time slows down, and worries are left behind. While the mouthwatering mahi tacos tantalize your taste buds, the live music takes you on a musical journey to paradise. Island Cloud Grill often hosts acoustic bands and classic rock performances that’ll have you swaying to the rhythm in no time.

Phyre Steakhouse And Speakeasy

Located just a few blocks away, you can experience Phyre Steakhouse And Speakeasy- a classic speakeasy transporting you to an era of glamour and excitement. When you walk in you’ll notice the unique high-back booths that transport you right into the 1920s. The menu at Phyre Steakhouse is unparalleled, with mouthwatering steaks grilled to perfection (topped with your favorite sauce) and an extensive selection of fine wines and cocktails to complement the time period. As you enjoy your meal, music fills the air by a live pianist every Saturday at 6 p.m., adding a soulful and harmonious ambiance to the entire experience. Whether enjoying a romantic dinner for two or a lively night out as a family, Phyre Steakhouse And Speakeasy is a must-visit.

So the next time you find yourself in Downtown St. Cloud, build your own itinerary with this walkable music tour. Read more on our blog about what this small town has to offer with its hidden gems and local hotspots that’ll make for the perfect day trip during your vacation. Or sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on special events and activities happening during your trip you won’t want to miss.