Brass Mug is a live music venue/bar located on Skipper Rd. in Tampa, Florida. Its original location was on Fletcher Ave.; it moved to Florida Ave. in 2012 and to 1450 Skipper Road in 2013. It is known for being a gritty, smokey bar where live music is hosted every weekend, as well as select weekday evenings. The venue has been in continuous operation since 1982 and has become a haven for live rock music, death metal and occasionally alternative groups. Acts such as Nirvana, Green Day, No Doubt among others have played at The Brass Mug in their infancy while touring The United States.