Best Of 2019

Music & Nightlife: Best of Orlando 2019: The best in local bars, clubs, bands, DJs and more

Music & Nightlife

Photo illustration by Adam McCabe

Music & Nightlife

Best Bar

1. Will's Pub, willspub.org

2. Mathers Social Gathering, mathersorlando.com

3. Tanqueray's, facebook.com/tanqueraysbar

Best Bar Patio

1. The Hammered Lamb, thehammeredlamb.com

2. Eden Bar, enzian.org

3. The Porch, theporchwinterpark.com

Best Bar to Play Pool

1. Sportstown, sportstownbilliards.com

2. Spatz, facebook.com/spatz1025

3. The Matador, thematadororlando.com

Best Bartender

1. Robbie Kennerney, Throwbacks Sanford

2. Dave Merkli, Tanqueray's

3. Big Rick, The Thirsty Topher

Best Club DJ

1. Angel of Boom, realradio.fm

2. Mango Beats, facebook.com/mango.beats.5

3. (tie) DJ BMF, mixcloud.com/djbmf

3. (tie) Dizzlephunk, dizzlephunk.com

Best Club Night

1. '80s New Wave Night at Independent Bar

2. Mac n Cheese at Independent Bar

3. Girl the Party at Southern Nights

Best Country Act

1. Sean Holcomb, seanholcomb.com

2. Layla Brisbois, facebook.com/laylabrisboisofficial

3. Oak Hill Drifters, oakhilldrifters.com

Best Cover Band

1. Hayfire, facebook.com/hayfire

2. Audio Exchange, audioexchangeband.com

3. Rockit Fly, rockitfly.com

Best Craft Beer Bar

1. Crooked Can Brewing Co., crookedcan.com

2. Redlight Redlight, facebook.com/redlightredlight

3. Hourglass Brewing, hourglassbrewing.com