Live Music and Concerts in Kure Beach, NC
Island Tunes, Blues and All that Jazz
Groove the night away with live music events in Kure Beach. Grab a front-row seat for free, family-friendly performances like the oceanfront Boogie in the Park concert series and Blakeslee Air Force Recreation Area’s summer lawn concerts.
Dance on over to Ocean Front Park every first and third Sunday, May through October, for the free Boogie in the Park concert series. Pack your beach chairs or a blanket and enjoy genres ranging from country to reggae – all with soothing ocean waves as a backdrop.
Sounds of Summer
Experience an evening of free, live music during the family-friendly lawn concerts at Blakeslee Air Force Recreation Area, held every second and fourth Friday from June through early fall. Relax in lawn chairs and jam out to a variety of bands that take the stage in this beautiful venue along the Cape Fear River.
Nearby Island Nightlife
Make the short trip to neighboring Carolina Beach for more nightlife. Stop by local favorite the Fat Pelican, voted as one of “The 32 Diviest Dive Bars in America” by impulcity.com, thanks to its legendary walk-in cooler and a bar made out of a boat. You can also groove to the tunes from local and regional bands at The Ocean Grill & Tiki Bar, named one of “America’s Best Beach Bars” by Thrillist.com, and SeaWitch Café & Tiki Bar, which features a regular lineup of live entertainment.