Whether in a tiny pub no one knows about with enough smoke to smell up your clothes for a week or a hipster spot working its hardest to deviate from the mainstream, budding singer/songwriters have to get their start somewhere.
And who knows? The musically inclined weekly performer at Dada may be a headlining act one day. As part of the music scene here in South Florida, we actively support these aspiring stars in the best way we know how -- by guzzling booze and yelling "right on" at the stage.
If you'd like to join in on the action and catch a few local musicians who write their own songs before they make it big, here are ten of the best bars or restaurants where you can watch singer/songwriters in Broward and Palm Beach counties.