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    Outdoor Concert Series



    Airlie Summer Concert Series
    1st & 3rd Friday (May 17-September 20) 6pm-8pm
    Admission: $2-9

    Airlie Gardens: 300 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC

    Summer concert series held at Airlie Gardens with open lawn seating. Front Street Brewery & Noni Baca Winery and Planet Smoothie will be on site selling food and beverages. Outside food and beverages are permitted. All parking is offsite. A shuttle is provided.

    May 17: Machine Gun (80’s Covers)

    June 7: Jim Quick & Coastline (Beach Music)

    June 21: Dung Beatles (Beatles Tribute)

    July 5: Wilmington Big Band (Big Band & Swing)

    July 19: Signal Fire (Reggae)

    August 2: Massive Grass (Blue Grass)

    August 16: Bibis Ellison (Pop/Covers)

    September 6: Jack Jack 180 (Pop/Rock/Alternative)

    September 20: L Shape Lot (Newgrass/Americana)



    Downtown Sundown
    Friday (May 24-August 30) 6:30pm-10pm
    Admission: Free

    The Atrium by Ligon Flynn: 20 S 2nd St, Wilmington, NC

    Family-friendly summer concert series on the riverwalk in downtown Wilmington featuring various musical styles with an emphasis on tribute bands. They help to raise funds for WDI’s downtown development programs. WDI partners with area nonprofits to split proceeds from wristbands sold at the event. These bands cost $1 and allow you to enjoy beer or wine during the show.

    May 24: Satisfaction (Rolling Stones Tribute)

    May 31: Abbey Road (Beatles Tribute)

    June 7: Tuesday’s Gone (Lynrd Skynyrd Tribute)

    June 14: Funky Monks (Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute)

    June 21: The Wildflowers (Tom Petty Tribute)

    June 28: 20 Ride (Zac Brown Tribute)

    July 5: Hey Johnny Park (Foo Fighters Tribute)

    July 12: Red Zepplin (Led Zepplin Tribute)

    July 19: Eaglewing (Eagles Tribute)

    July 26: Wrong Way (Sublime Tribute)

    August 2: Suggesting Rhythm (Grateful Dead Tribute)

    August 9: 42 (Coldplay Tribute)

    August 16: ZZ’s Best (ZZ Top Tribute)

    August 23: Breakfast Club (1980s Covers)

    August 30: Departure (Journey Tribute)


    Jazz at the Mansion
    2nd Thursday (May 9-September 12) 6:30pm
    Admission: $10-18

    Bellamy Mansion: 503 Market St, Wilmington, NC

    Summer concert series on the lawn of the historic Bellamy mansion. Proceeds from ticket sales support the musicians, Cape Fear Jazz Society, and the Bellamy Mansion.

    May 9: Jerald Shynett Allstars

    June 13: Taylor Lee Quartet

    July 11: Duke Ladd Band

    August 8: Ariel Pocock Group

    September 12: FROG Project with Teddy Burgh



    Concert in the Park
    Thursday (April 25 – June 6) 6:30pm-8:30pm
    Admission: Free

    Town Hall: 102 Town Hall Dr, Leland, NC

    Enjoy live local music and food trucks at Leland Municipal Park. Coolers allowed.

    April 25: British Invaders

    May 9: Jim Quick & Coastline

    May 30: Painted Man

    June 6: L Shae Lot



    Sounds of Summer Concerts
    Thursday (June 13-August 1) 6:30pm-8pm
    Admission: Free

    Wrightsville Beach Park: 3 Bob Sawyer Dr, Wrightsville Beach

    Free outdoor summer concert series held at Wrightsville Beach Park. Chairs and blankets welcome. Coolers are welcome but no alcohol is allowed.

    June 13: Machine Gun Band

    June 20: Port City Shakedown

    June 27: Southern Trouble

    July 11: Jack Jack 180

    July 18: Overtyme band

    July 25: Bantum Rooster

    August 1: Uptown Easy

    August 8: The Imitations



    Boardwalk Blast Music
    Admission: Free

    Boardwalk at the Gazebo: Cape Fear Blvd. & Carolina Beach Ave. N

    Enjoy live music and fireworks by the sea at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk.

    May 24: Carl Newton Review

    May 30: Funky Leroy Harper Jr’s Allstars

    June 6: Will Mcbride Group

    June 20: Feebs

    July 11: The Cut

    July 18: Zion Roots

    July 25: Justin Cody Fox

    August 8: Billy Walton Band

    August 15: Rivermist

    August 22: The Other Guys



    Boogie in the Park
    1st & 3rd Sundays, 5pm-7pm
    Admission: Free

    Ocean Front Park: 105 Atlantic Ave, Kure Beach, NC

    Enjoy live music at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park. Bring your blankets and chairs and relax on the lawn.

    May 19: Party of Six

    June 2: Silk Groove

    June 19: Into the Fog

    July 7: David Dixon

    July 21: South of K Concert

    August 4: Gary Lowder and the Smokin’ Hot

    August 18: Southern Trouble

    September 15: Zion Roots

    October 6: The FM Underground

    October 20: Sonic Spectrum



    Concert in the Park
    Thursdays, 7pm-9pm
    Admission: Free

    Soundside Park, 517 Roland Ave, Surf City, NC

    Enjoy and evening of fun and music at Soundside Park. Bring a chair or blanket and your dancing shoes!

    May 25: The Carousels

    June 20: Soul on the Beach Band

    June 27: Heads Up Penny

    July 11: Turnbridge Band

    July 18: The Carolina Band

    July 25: The Imitations



    Sounds of Summer
    June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, 7pm-9pm
    Admission: Free

    Jacksonville Commons Amphitheater, 1300 Commons Dr S, Jacksonville, NC

    Family-friendly concert series at Jacksonville Commons Amphitheater. Blankets and chairs welcome. Concessions available for purchase.

    June 14: 120 Minutes

    July 12: Into the Fog

    August 9: Tim Hall & Buffalo Country

    September 13: Rivermist



    Concert on the Coast
    Friday (May 24-September 6) 6:30pm-8pm
    Admission: Free

    Lot next to Town Hall, 5 West 3rd St, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

    All you music lovers out there get ready to enjoy this summer’s lineup. The Ocean Isle Beach Free Concert Series is back! With its usual roster of beach music, shag, oldies, and rock and roll. If you’re into music you are in luck. All concerts take place in the parking lot at the Museum of the Coastal Carolinas right here on Ocean Isle Beach and best of all they’re FREE!

    May 24: The Entertainers

    May 31: Steve Owens & Summertime Band

    June 7: North Tower Band

    June 14: Gary Lowder & Smokin Hot

    June 21: Jim Quick & Coastline Band

    June 28: The Legacy Motown Revue

    July 5: Band of Oz

    July 12: The Embera featuring Craig Woolard

    July 19: Too Much Sylvia

    July 26: The Extraordinaries

    August 2: Special Occasion Band

    August 9: Continental Divide

    August 16: The Tim Clark Band

    August 23: EnVision

    August 30: Blackwater Rhythm & Blues

    September 6: Chocoalte Chip & Company




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