The power of live music to make folks feel good is on full display at a host of Fort Lauderdale night clubs and other venues. If listening to bands and vocalists show off their skills is how you like to spend an evening, whether just for the music or to watch with dinner, you'll find that Fort Lauderdale does things right. Multiple options let you tap into the venues that 10Best readers favor, like America's Backyard or you can get a taste of the city's offerings by visiting places like Mango's on the city's glamorous Las Olas Boulevard and enjoy the live jazz, or perhaps stop at the cozy Shooters. But if it's an electric atmosphere with many options of live music, top-notch restaurants and a chance to play in the casinos, head west to The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, and you will discover these hot spots are not just clustered in the Downtown area. Head to Commercial Boulevard to Satchmo Blues Bar which is known for its classic Blues music. If you find yourself at the beach you're in just the right place. Take in a bit of local history at the amazing Elbo Room at the very popular corner of A1A and Las Olas Boulevard. For the live music lover there is absolutely no shortage of possibilities!