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Summer 2019 Free Concert Lineup

Summer 2019 Free Concert Lineup

If you’re looking to listen to live music by the sea, there are free concerts nearly every night of the week. Check out our daily listing of the many genres of music you can enjoy this summer, from Ocean City to Cape May.

Tuesdays

Ocean City
Mummer’s Night (July 9 – August 27)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Boardwalk, 6th to 14th Streets, Ocean City
Mummers strut on the boardwalk every Tuesday night.

Stone Harbor
Tuesdays at the Tower Concert Series (July 9 – August 27)
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
95th Street Water Tower Plaza, Stone Harbor
Features live bands and a Beer and Wine Garden, sponsored by the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce. This is a free event and is open to the public. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup:
July 9 – The Corner Boys Party Band (70’s through today)
July 16 – Love Me Dudes (Beatles Tribute)
July 23 – Bluebone (Roots and Blues)
July 30 – the Strangers (the music of Billy Joel)
August 6 – National Night Out
August 13 – Pure Jerry (the music of The Grateful Dead)
August 20 – The Seabillys (Classic Rock)
August 27 – Driftwoodstock (50 years of Peace, Love and Music)

Wednesdays

Wildwood
Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series (June 26 – August 28)
7:30 pm
Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest
This free concert series will be held every Wednesday and Saturday night through August. Bring a blanket or beach chair. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup for Wednesdays:
June 26 – Fuse Box (classic/progressive rock)
July 3 – Big House (dance/party hits)
July 10 – Dead Reckoning (Grateful Dead tribute)
July 17 – Star Band (oldies/Doo Wop/pop)
July 24 – Billy D Light (classic/progressive rock)
July 31 – Street Life Serenade (Billy Joel tribute)
August – Sass Faction (pop/dance hits)
August 14 – Twelve:01 (classic/progressive rock)
August 21 – Star Band (oldies/Doo Wop/pop)
August 28 – Christopher Dean Band (rhythm & blues)

Thursdays

Sea Isle
Free Concerts Under the Stars (July 11-August 29)
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle
Enjoy cover bands performing your favorite genres of music, from R&B, Motown, Pop, Rock and others. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup:
July 11 – Dirty Dozen Band (R&B Pop)
July 18 – The Jess Zimmerman Band (Country/Pop)
July 25 – The FM Band (Party/Rock/Pop)
August 1 – Where’s Pete (Pop/Rock)
August 8 – Party Wave Band (Dance/Party)
August 15 – Philly Blue Soul (R&B/Soul/Motown)
August 22 – Central Park the Band (R&B/Dance/Pop)
August 29 – Goody Blue Shoes (Dance/Party)

Avalon
Thursdays on Dune (June 27-Aug. 29, except July 4)
5:30 – 7:00 pm activities, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. concert
Veterans Plaza, 21st Street and Dune Drive, Avalon
Featuring children’s activities from 5:30 – 7:00 pm including face painting, balloon art, character appearances, crafts, giveaways and more, followed by a live band from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. There is a different theme each week for the children’s activities, but the band lineup has not been announced.

Stone Harbor
Thursdays on the Lawn (July 11 – August 15)
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church, 9425 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor
Bring your beach chair and enjoy a live band on the lawn. Refreshments and cookies provided. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup:
July 11 – Jim Bannach of BLT
July 18 – The Snake Brothers
July 25 – The Quietmen
August 1 – Three and One
August 8 – Bob Campanell
August 15 – Jim Bannach of BLT

Wildwood
Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza (July 4 – August 29)
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood
Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to “picnic in the plaza. Free admission and free parking; don’t forget to bring a chair or blanket. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup:
June 27th – Roundhouse Band (Nine-piece party band)
July 4 – Juliano Brothers Band (Fireworks soundtrack to follow)
July 11 – The Beat Tells (Beatles Tribute Band)
July 18 – A.M. Radio (Favorite hits from A.M. Radio)
July 25 – Jamison Celtic Rock (Irish music mixed into Rock, Reggae, Pop, Hip-hop, and Dance)
August 1 – 99 Reasons (Motown, Classic Rock, Country and current hits)
August 8 – Animal House (Rock & Roll Dance Band)
August 9 – Cape Shore Jazz Orchestra
August 15 – 40 North “Rockin’ Country Music” (South Jersey Country Band)
August 22 – Chatterband (Nine-piece powerhouse band)
August 29 – Stellar Mojo (Party Rock show)

Fridays

Cape May
Free Evening Concerts at the Rotary Park Bandstand (July 5 – September 13)
7:00 pm
Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette Street
Free concerts are held at Rotary Park every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup for Friday nights:
July 5 – Chester County Concert Band
July 12- Doctors of Rhythm
July 19 – Dean Howey & Friends
July 26 – Star Band
August 2 – John Walters Cape Community Band
August 9 – Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey
August 16 – John Clark Band
August 23 – Duffy String Band
August 30 – John Walter Cape Community Band
September 6 – Bluebone
September 13 – The Capers

Saturdays

Sea Isle City
Free Concerts Under the Stars (June 29 – August 31)
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue, Sea Isle
Travel through decades of popular music with tribute bands that are sure to get everyone singing and dancing. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup for Saturday nights:
June 29 – Separate Ways (Journey Tribute)
July 6 – Kick It Out (Heart Tribute)
July 13 – The Lan of Oz (Ozzy Osbourne Tribute)
July 20 – Motor City Review (Motown Tribute)
July 27 – The Rat Pack Tribute Show
August 3 – Countdown to Ecstasy (Steely Dan Tribute)
August 10 – Real Diamond (Neil Diamond Tribute)
August 17 – Classic Stones Live with the Glimmer Twins (Rolling Stones Tribute)
August 24 – Jesse Garron (Elvis Presley Tribute)
August 31 – Lights Out (Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Tribute)

Wildwood
Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series (June 29 – September 21)
7:30 pm
Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest
This free concert series will be held every Wednesday and Saturday night through September. Bring a blanket or beach chair. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup for Saturday nights:
June 29 – Jamison Celtic Rock (Pop, Rock and Irish music)
July 6 – Legacy Band (Dance and party hits)
July 13 – Shot of Southern (Modern country hits)
July 20 – M80 (Best of ‘80s dance/party hits)
July 27 – Big Bleu (Motown/dance/pop hits)
August 3 – Reign Band (Oldies/Motown/dance hits)
August 10 – Don’t Call Me Francis (Dance/party hits)
August 17 – Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty tribute)
August 24 – B Street Band (Bruce Springsteen tribute)
August 31 – Stellar Mojo (Dance/party/funk hits)
September 7 – The Journey Show/The U2 Show (Journey & U2 tribute)
September 14 – Roundhouse Band (Dance/party hits)
September 21 – The Chatterband (Dance/party hits)

Concerts under the Stars Series (July 6 – August 31)
8:00 PM
Lou Booth Amphitheatre, 2nd & Ocean Avenues, North Wildwood
Entertainment lineup to be announced. Rain or shine. The Summer 2019 lineup is:
July 6 – The Fabulous Greaseband
July 18 – Lights Out (Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons)
July 20 – Chicago 9 (Tribute to Chicago)
July 25 – The Diamonds (60’s Recording Stars)
July 27 – The Cameos (Doo Wop and Oldies)
August 1 – Jimmy & The Parrots (Jimmy Buffet Tribute)
August 3 – 52nd Street (Tribute to Billy Joel)
August 8 – Uptown Band (Great music of the 50’s through today)
August 10 – Asbury Fever (Bruce Springsteen Tribute)
August 15 – Jesse Garron’s Elvis Tribute
August 17 – Real Diamond (Tribute to Neil Diamond)
August 22 – The Jersey Beach Boys Tribute
August 24 – Tribute to Johnny Cash
August 31 – Beatlemania

Cape May
Free Evening Concerts at the Rotary Park Bandstand
7:00 pm, Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette Street
Free concerts are held at Rotary Park every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup for Saturday nights:
July 6 – America’s Sweethearts
July 13 – Jack Melton Big Band
July 20 – Golden Eagle Band
July 27 – The Quietmen
August 3 – The Fabulous Silver Wings
August 10 – Barrington Band
August 17 – The Original Hobo Band
August 24 – Tri-County Band
August 31 – Cumberland County Jazz Ensemble & Wind Symphony
September 14 – Cape May County String Band

Sundays

Wildwood
Fox Park Amphitheater Concert
7:30 pm
Fox Park, Burk & Ocean Avenues in Wildwood
Bring a blanket or a beach chair. Here is the Summer 2019 lineup:
July 7 – Chicago 9 (Chicago Tribute Band)
July 14 – First Ladies of Rock & Soul (The 60’s Girl Group Experience)
July 22 – Rochelle Fleming (Lead singer of First Choice / R&B Vocalist)
July 28 – Mahoney Brother (Beatles Show)
August 5 – Reign & The Uptown Band ) Pop, R&B and Oldies, to Standards, Rock and Contemporary)
August 11 – The Infernos (America’s #1 Show Band)
August 18 – Frontier (Journey Tribute Band)
August 25 – Philly Heart & Soul (Dance, Funk, R&B, Disco, Rock, Jazz and Standards)

Cape May
Free Evening Concerts at the Rotary Park Bandstand
7:00 pm
Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette Street
July 7 – Cape May County String Band
July 14 – Cape Harmonaires
July 21 – Congress Street Brass Band
July 28 – Fred Hall Band
August 4 – Maura McKinney Mastro
August 11 – Fred Hall Band
August 18 – Sweet Adelines
August 25 – Uncle Sammy’s Band
September 1 – Odessa Klezmer Band

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