Funky Buddah Band of the Year

Funky Buddha is giving one Tampa Bay area band the chance to be crowned the Funky Buddha Band of the Year! They’ll win $1000, $5000 in advertising and the chance to play the 2022 97X BBQ Music & Arts Festival!

Just submit your information below to enter. We’ll pick the best entries which will then be voted on by the public. The top four vote-getters will perform live at Jannus Live on February 26th where votes that night will determine the winner!

See official rules for complete details.

Enter below for your chance to win!

Funky Buddha and 97X are embracing the amazing local music scene in Tampa Bay. Check out the list of locations around Tampa Bay where you can enjoy Funky Buddha and hear live music throughout the week! Go check out some local music and find your new favorite band!

Skinny’s Bar & Grill

Relaxed local watering hole offering American eats, pool & TV sports, plus a patio with live music. Live music on most nights


Safety Harbor's Premier Live Music Lounge. Live music seven days a week!

Whiskey Wings

Whiskey Wings Tarpon, Oldsmar, Tyrone, and St. Pete. Live Music at most locations Friday Sat nights

Ringside Cafe

Rock & blues mainstay hosting live music nightly, with a full liquor bar plus lunch & dinner menu. Live music Tuesday through Saturday

Whiskey River on the Water

Down-home site offering classic American pub grub & TVs for sports fans in an airy, riverside setup. Live music most nights

Rockhouse Live

Rockhouse live is your place to Eat, Drink and ROCK since 2006! Live music Thursday through Sunday!

Local Brewing Company

Hangout serving American food & brews in an airy, industrial-inspired space with a bar & TVs. Live music most Friday and Saturday nights

Ka Tiki

Live music 7 days week!

Jannus Live

Jannus Live is an outdoor music venue in St. Petersburg, Florida. Located in the Downtown St. Petersburg Historic District, the courtyard venue has hosted numerous concerts for local and mainstream artists. check out their calendar for events!

Floridian Social Club

The Floridian Social Club is a craft cocktail lounge and music venue in Tampa Bay, featuring live music Tuesday through Sunday. Our menu features signature and classic cocktails, crafted by some of St. Pete's finest bartenders. Live music Tuesday through Saturday

Dunedin House of Beer

Dunedin House of Beer™ has 50 taps of craft beer, cider and wine, and a great selection of pre-mixed cocktails, seltzers and non-alcoholic beverages. There are 2 pet friendly patios, cold AC inside, and always a good time awaits in this “Cheers Bar”. Night Market every 2nd Friday features live music

Coco’s Crush Bar & Grill

Home of the orange Crush with Live Music 7 days a week.

Bourbon on Main

Live music on Friday nights

Bar Fly Safety Harbor

Casual outpost with whimsical fly-fishing decor, seafood & craft beer, plus events & live music.

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