TOP PLACES TO HEAR
LIVE MUSIC IN HILTON HEAD

The island is packed with places to see live music, offering everything from singer/songwriter soloists to full on rock bands. In between you’ll find duos and trios, reggae, jazz, blues, and other genres that can satisfy just about any musical taste. Here are our picks for the top places to hear live music on Hilton Head Island.

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Tiki Hut - Best Places for Live Music Bands Hilton Head

1 S Forest Beach Dr

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

(843) 785-5126

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Tiki Hut's slogan is "Toes in the sand, drinks in hand", and this sums up the experience without mincing any words. A favorite venue for vacationers, locals and Lowcountry musicians and bands alike, Tiki Hut is hands down the best place on the island to experience live music with a *true* island vibe. You can catch FREE shows both afternoon and evening throughout a good portion of the year.

Rooftop Bar at Poseidon -  Best Places for Live Music Bands Hilton Head

ROOFTOP BAR

AT POSEIDON

38 Shelter Cove Ln #120

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

(843) 341-3838

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Sunset views, live entertainment, dancing, a great bar and in-house DJ make the Rooftop Bar a go to music venue on Hilton Head. Rooftop Bar is a popular spot for well known tribute bands, but on any given night you might also catch live country, Salsa, 80s, rock, national touring acts and more. 

Black Marlin Hurricae Bar - Best Places for Live Music Bands Hilton Head

HURRICANE BAR

86 Helmsman Way

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

(843) 785-4950

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Adjacent to Black Marlin Bayside Grill on the waterside, Hurricane Bar is a favorite outdoor music venue among locals and visitors. Come early for the show to enjoy happy hour. Try their signature drink, the Hurricane... but be careful, these babies are strong!

Jazz Corner - Best Places for Live Music Bands Hilton Head

JAZZ CORNER

1000 William Hilton Parkway, C-1 

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

(843) 842-8620

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Entering The Jazz Corner is like taking a step back in time. A step back to dine in an authentic big city nightclub atmosphere. The room is low lit, intimate, elegant and sophisticated. The music is hot and exciting. The Jazz Corner showcases excellence. It is the safe repository for the great American art form of jazz, played close to the original melody.

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FISH

1 N Forest Beach Dr

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

(843) 342-3474

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With the Coligny water pond as a backdrop, Fish has been raising their game with live music every night of the week including some occasional full live bands like Shakey Bones and Silicone Sister. 

Charbar Co - Best Places for Live Music Bands Hilton Head

CHARBAR CO.

33 Office Park Road, Suite 213 - Park Plaza

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

(843) 785-2427 

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Yes, Charbar Co. wins awards left and right for their burgers, but they also do well with the local live music scene a few nights a week. The outside bar area and patio with firepit is a nice spot to relax to some tunes from local favorites like Pretty Darn and Zack Stiltner. 

Big Bamboo Cafe - Best Places for Live Music Bands Hilton Head

BIG BAMBOO CAFE

1 N Forest Beach Dr, Ste 210

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

(843) 686-3443

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Just steps from Coligny Beach, escape to the South Pacific themed Big Bamboo Cafe. They describe themselves as "A Locals Restaurant & Live Music Venue featuring Carolina Seafood, Sensational Salads, “build your own” Burgers & Grillers, Exotic Margaritas and a large selection of Craft Beers from around the Carolinas." 

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SKULL CREEK 

BOATHOUSE

397 Squire Pope Road

Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

(843) 681-3663

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During the busy season you'll usually find live music seven days a week to soundtrack your dinner or happy hour with one of the best views on the island at Skull Creek Boathouse. It's also one of the more family friendly places to catch live music during dinner where the the kids can play at their huge playground.