Ball & Chain featured in Miami New Times “Ten Best Live Music Venues in Miami” article in April 2017. View the Article Online>>

Miami New Times - Best Live Music Venues in Miami - Ball & Chain


Ball & Chain is a Calle Ocho landmark. Established in 1935, this place has such rich history. It’s situated in Little Havana, so you can practically smell the cafecito brewing the second you pull up. This iconic venue has authentic Cuban flair and is a must-see for out-of-towners. From the ball-and-chain door handles to the unique decor to the ornate tiles, it’s the details that make this venue truly stand out. The calendar of events is always stacked with live performances ranging from salsa to jazz.