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    Summer Concert Series


    Airlie Summer Concert Series
    1st & 3rd Friday (May 18-September 21) 6pm-8pm
    Admission: $2-9
    Summer concert series held at Airlie Gardens with open lawn seating. Front Street Brewery & Noni Baca Winery will be on site selling food and beverages. Outside food and beverages are permitted. All parking is offsite. A shuttle is provided.

    May 18: Signal Fire (Reggae)
    June 1: Machine Gun (80s covers)
    June 15: Massive grass (Blue Grass)
    June 6: Wilmington Big Band (Big Band & Swing)
    July 20: L Shape Lot (New Grass, Americana)
    August 3: Dung Beatles (Beatles Tribute)
    August 17: Bibis Ellison (pop, covers)
    September 7: Jack Jack 180 (pop, rock, alternative)
    September 21: Jim Quick & Coastline (Beach music)

    Summer Concert Series


    Downtown Sundown
    Friday (May 25-August31) 6:30pm-10pm
    Admission: Free
    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 25: 42 (Coldplay)
    June 1: Red Zeppelin (Led Zeppelin)
    June 8: Hey Johnny Park (Foo Fighters)
    June 15: Tuesday’s Gone (Lynrd Skynyrd)
    June 22: The Core (Clapton)
    June 29: 20 Ride (Zac Brown)
    July 6: Wrong Way (Sublime)
    July 13: Departure (Journey)
    July 20: Funky Monks (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
    July 27: Breakfast Club (80s)
    August 3: Shoot to Thrill (AC/DC)
    August 10: The Wildflowers (Tom Petty)
    August 17: Skydog (Allman Brothers)
    August 24: Abbey Road Live (The Beatles)
    August 31: Satisfaction (Rolling Stones)


    Jazz at the Mansion
    3rd Thursday (May 10-September 13) 6:30pm
    Admission: $10-18
    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 10: Nick Michaels Quintet
    June 14: Ariel Pocock Group
    July 12: El Jaye Johnson
    August 9: Julia Walker Jewell Quartet
    September 13: Mangroove featuing Jim Ferris



    Concert at the Park
    Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm
    Admission: Free
    Enjoy live local music and food trucks at Leland Municipal Park. Coolers allowed.

    May 24: The Tams (Beach Music)
    June 7: Gump Fiction (90s tribute)
    June 14: Soul on the Beach Band
    June 21: Slyde
    June 28:  Turnbridge Band
    July 5: The Imitations
    July 12: Vaughan Penn
    July 19: Eastline
    July 26: The Expressions
    August 2: Matrix



    Sounds of Summer Concerts
    Thursday (June 14-August 2) 6:30pm-8pm
    Admission: Free
    Free outdoor summer concert series held at Wrightsville Beach Park. Chairs and blankets welcome. Coolers are welcome but no alcohol is allowed.

    June 14: Southern Trouble (country rock)
    June 21: Striking Copper (folk rock)
    June 28: Machine Gun (rock covers)
    July 5: Sonic Spectrum (rock, funk, pop, soul)
    July 12: Overtyme (rock covers)
    July 19: Port City Shakedown (motown, soul, rock, funk, pop)
    July 26: Bantam Rooster (rock, funk)
    August 2: The Imitations

    Sounds of Summer Concerts

    Bluewater’s Waterfront Music Series
    Sunday (May 27- Sept 30) 4pm-8pm
    Admission: Free
    Enjoy live music on Bluewater’s award-winning patio overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Food and drinks available for purchase.

    May 27: Back of the Boat Tour
    June 3: Port City Shakedown
    June 10: Machine Gun
    June 17: Selah Dubb
    June 24: Overtyme
    July 1: Jack Jack 180
    July 8: Back of the Boat Tour
    July 15: Darryl Murrill & Jazzpel
    July 22: Uptown Easy
    July 29: Southern Trouble
    August 5: The Other Guys
    August 12th: Overtyme
    August 19: Machine Gun
    August 26: Port City Shakedown
    September 2: Back of the Boat Tour
    September 9: Selah Dubb
    September 16: Jack Jack 180
    September 23: Southern Trouble
    September 30: Machine Gun

    Summer Music Series 2018


    Carolina Beach Boardwalk Music
    Admission: Free
    Enjoy live music and fireworks by the sea at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk.

    May 25: Carl Newton’s Review
    May 31: LaCi
    June 7: Rivermist
    June 14: Spank
    June 21: Billy Walton
    June 28: Feebs
    July 3: L Shape Lot (4th of July show)



    Concert in the Park
    Thursdays, 7pm-9pm
    Admission: Free
    Enjoy and evening of fun and music at Soundside Park. Bring a chair or blanket and your dancing shoes!

    May 26: The Carousels
    June 14: Soul on the Beach Band
    June 21: Slyde
    June 28: The Turnbridge Band
    July 5: The Imitations
    July 12: Vaughan Penn
    July 19: Eastline
    July 26: The Expressions
    August 2: Matrix



    Sounds of Summer
    June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, 7pm-9pm
    Admission: Free
    Family-friendly concert series at Jacksonville Commons Amphitheater. Blankets and chairs welcome. Concessions available for purchase.

    June 8: Southern Trouble
    July 13: The Carolina Band
    August 10: Striking Copper
    September 14: Push Play



    Concert on the Coast
    Friday 6:30pm-8pm
    Admission: Free
    All you music lovers out there get ready to enjoy this summer’s lineup. The Ocean Isle Beach Free Concert Series is back! May 25th  through September 7th, 2018 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 25: The Tams with Lil’ Red
    June 1: Trey Colloway
    June 8: The Tim Clark Band
    June 15: Chocolate Chip & Company
    June 22: Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
    June 29: North Tower Band
    July 6: Band of Oz
    July 13: The Embers featuring Craig Woolard
    July 20: The Legacy Motown Revue
    July 27: Too Much Sylvia
    August 3: The Extraordinaries
    August 10: Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
    August 17: Holiday Band
    August 24: Special Occasion Band
    August 31: The Entertainers
    September 7: Continental Divide

    2018 Ocean Isle Beach Free Concert Schedule

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