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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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