5 places in Negril where you can enjoy nightly live Reggae music

5 places in Negril where you can enjoy nightly live Reggae music

The laid-back vibe of Negril calls to the bohemian in you and while we know you’ll be spending your days laying lazily on the white sand beaches, the cool nights swaying to the sounds of rhythmic reggae played live is the perfect way to end each day.

It’s what you’ve been dreaming about for months prior to your arrival in Jamaica.

While most Saturday nights will give anyone their pick of a place to enjoy live reggae music, possibly including where you are staying, there are five regular spots you can be sure to catch some great music in Negril almost any night of the week.   

Woodstock Bar & Grill

Located on Norman Manley Boulevard, this popular bar and grill invite patrons to enjoy live Reggae music performances on Thursdays. You can even join in the fun with Karaoke on Tuesdays. 

Shelly's Bar

This is the spot to be every Wednesday for a spectacular showcase for Reggae music lovers. The bar is located on Whitehall Road, which is a four-minute drive from the Texaco Gas Station in Negril's town center. 


Drifter's Bar

If you’re looking for a chill, laid-back bar located on Norman Manley Boulevard to enjoy sweet music courtesy of the finest talents on the island, this is the spot for you. Shows are held every other Thursday.

Mary’s Bay Boat Bar & Grill

After a day of sunbathing, this lively bar on Negril’s West End road is the perfect location to catch a live reggae music session after 9pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Ambitious Sports Bar

You can expect the full party experience at this hip joint every Monday on Archer Road in Negril. It's also a great opportunity to interact with locals and play a round of dominoes. 

Best live Reggae music shows in Negril

There are a number of other bars and taverns across the island that offer weekly live Reggae shows.