Fort Lauderdale's favorite family-friendly and free beachside concert series, Friday Night Sound Waves, returns for the 2nd half of its 6th season October 8 - December 31. Welcoming locals, visitors, and the young and the young at heart, attendees are encouraged to bring their beach chair and a friend to enjoy some of South Florida and the region’s best musical talents.
Make it a night and come down early to the Music & Makers pop up market curated by the Flamingo Flea, dine at one of the areas beachside restaurants or shake off the workweek at a pre-concert Yoga or Outfit Training HIIT class while you set the kids free at the CATCH Kids Club, powered by FLIPANY. And don't forget your dancing shoes for the FNSW Dance Party, powered by FPL during the band break.
SCHEDULE OF PERFORMERS
Oct. 8: REAXTION BAND – Kicking off the closing set of Friday Night Sound Waves, ReaXtion Band brings their high-energy mix of Classic Top 40s, Disco, Funk, Old School R&B and Motown music to the Main Lawn at the LOOP. Bring those dancing shoes and get ready to boogie on down.
Oct. 15: VAM BAND – VAM BAND is a Funk Tribute Dance Band performing Pop/Top 40, Soul, R&B, Motown, Latin, Reggae & More.
Oct. 22: 30VICE – South-Florida born and Nashville based 30Vice makes a return visit to the Friday Night Sound Waves stage performing a range of classic hits to today's current chart toppers! Whether it's Pop, R&B, Disco, Rock, Country, or Latin, they play it all!
Oct. 29: H20: A HALL & OATES EXPERIENCE – H2O: The Music of Hall & Oates is a dedicated theatrical performance paying tribute to “The Greatest Duo in Rock and Roll History.” Over a year in the making, the show re-produces the amazing artistry and hit after hit from the Hall and Oates 50 Year career library. The concert coincides with the 62nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 27 – 31, 2021
Nov 5: BOBBY NATHAN BAND – Bobby Nathan Band is a six-piece band performing iconic songs from the most stellar artists of our time including: DNCE, Sublime, 5 Seconds of Summer, Megan Trainor, Robert Palmer, Rod Stewart and more.
Nov 12: TIM CHARRON – Country rock recording artist Tim Charron divides his time between Nashville and Florida and has three albums including “Chasing The Sun,” which was recorded with Jason Aldean’s band. (Tortuga Music Weekend)
Nov 19: KRUSH – KRUSH Party Band is a professional entertainment powerhouse, performing favorite Motown, R&B, Classic Dance, Disco Hits, Classic Dance Rock and much more!
Nov. 26: TBA
Dec 3: MITCH HERRICK & THE HOMEGROWN SINNERS – Roots-Rocker Mitch Herrick & the Homegrown Sinners bring an eclectic range of originals and interpretive covers of songs you know and love. Herrick, most notably known for his involvement with the South Florida based band SOSOS, brings an eclectic range of originals and interpretive covers of songs you know and love from an equally diverse range of artists, ranging from Tom Petty to Stevie Wonder and Matchbox 20 to Pink Floyd.
Part of the Wonderland, Rockin’ Christmas Weekend Dec. 2 - 5, 2021
Dec 10: TICKET TO THE MOON presented by FPL – Ticket To The Moon delivers a one-of-a-kind show, both sonically & visually, which will make any fan feel like they’re on a musical space ride featuring the music of Electric Light Orchestra. Lead singer & founder Reggie Fecteau has assembled a ‘dream team’ of musicians whose training and performance history is second to none.
Part of the Wonderland Nutcrackers + Sweets Weekend, Dec. 9 – 12, 2021
Dec 17: GYPSY LANE - It’s a Disco inferno + Decade’s remix. Bring your boogies shoes, get your groove on, and hop aboard the love train with Gypsy Lane Everything from Mo'town to Reggae, Soul to Funk, Disco to Hip Hop
Part of the Winter Wonderland Weekend, Dec. 16– 19, 2021
Dec 24: JEFF GRANGER & THE HOBOKEN 11 - This will be a Christmas Eve to remember with a Night of Sinatra featuring Jeff Grainger and The Hoboken 11 Big Band. Critics call Granger the “Closest to Sinatra” they ever heard. Backed by his Big Band, you’ll feel as if you were back in the Swing Era. Bring the whole family for an evening of classic Sinatra tunes and Holiday hits on Christmas Eve listening to the Sounds of Sinatra. Presented by the City of Fort Lauderdale Beach Improvement District, the concert is free to attend and welcomes all ages. A limited number of VIP Supper Club style tables for 4 include seating, Charcuterie board and beverages. Tickets available on Eventbrite
Dec 25: PETER MAYER: Stars & Promises Tour - Join us in welcoming singer, songwriter and guitarist, Peter Mayer, for a first ever Christmas Day performance of his widely acclaimed Christmas tour, Stars & Promises. This special performance is presented in collaboration with the Broward County Cultural Division. The evening will conclude with a limited attendance VIP Reception and Meet & Greet with the Band to benefit Dillard Center for the Arts. View ticket information on Eventbrite.
Dec 31: THE GOODNICKS NYE on the BEACH - It's always a great night with The Goodnicks, and it will only be amplified in this 2-part show to usher in the New Year. Whether you join us early from 6:30 - 9:30 or catch the late night performance, ball drop and laser light show from 10:20 - 12:30, we can't think of a better way to usher in 2022. Presented in part by: The Elbo Room