Set against the magnificent backdrop of Fort Lauderdale Beach, the Friday Night Sound Waves Live Music Series takes place every Friday night from 5:30 – 8:30 pm, March 18 – November 11.


Free to the public, and geared toward area locals, global visitors, the young and the young-at-heart, we welcome you to slide off your shoes and slip into the weekend with us every Friday night.


Bring a beach chair. Bring a friend. Come #MeetMeAtTheHub

Featured Artists & Events

Friday Night Sound Waves is proud to present some of the area's finest local and regional touring talent, performing an eclectic range of genres including Jazz, Blues, Country, Latin Fusion, Top 40, Reggae, World and Classic Rock.
View our Artist Section to learn more about our talented lineup.

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Upcoming Performances

Join us every Friday night from 5:30 - 8:30pm, March 18 - Nov. 18, 2016 at the Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas and A1A.
View our Artist section for complete performance schedule, or download and print our schedule so you never miss a show

Full Schedule download schedule
  • October 2016
  • November 2016
  • March 2016
  • October 28th5:30 - 8:30pm

    1 PALO!

    2015 Grammy and a Latin Grammy nominee, PALO! close our the 2016 Mist TWST #SeasideBeats series, with their own brand of “Afro-Cuban Funk” -a unique, danceable sound blending the allure of funky beats and jazzy improvisation.

  • November 4th5:30 - 8:30pm

    3 Mr. Nice Guy Band

    Mr. Nice Guy delivers a high energy performance of the best music from the 60′s - today to kickoff FLIBS Weekend. Presented by Bahia Mar Marina.

  • November 11th5:30 - 8:30pm

    fabulons The Fabulons

    The Fabulons present the best music from the rock era in their “Decades” tribute. It is the variety of music that the band performs that has made them one of the top bands in the region.

  • March 18th5:30 - 8:30pm

    f4137d83-d4c4-46dd-8ee4-63ebcdcd52e6 Tom Sartori

    The Tom Sartori Band, kick off the 2016 Friday Night Sound Waves Live Music Series, with a high energy performance that will have you dancing the night away on the beach. Sponsored by MyFortLauderdaleBeach.com

  • March 25th5:30 - 8:30pm

    rocketman Rocket Man: Elton John

    As part of the Broadway to the Beach series, Rus Anderson performs as a young Elton John in the tribute show ‘Rocket Man’ - a sure energetic & memorable night. Sponsored by the Beach CRA

#The Hub

The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas & A1A serves as the heart of the Fort Lauderdale Beach ‘island’; situated 1.3 miles from 17th St. Causeway to the south, 1.4 miles from Sunrise Boulevard to the north, and at the end of it prestigious gateway – Las Olas Boulevard

Getting Here

One if by Land. Two if by Sea. Walk, Ride or Peddle. We'll see you at the Beach.

  • Water Taxi

    Cruise over to Stops 7 or 8 to take in the show, then present your ticket to save with Special Restaurant offers

  • Sun Trolley

    Download the Trolley Tracker APP for pick up information, then Wave & Ride the Sun Trolley to the Hub at Las Olas & A1A

  • Area Parking Information

    View the most up to date area parking information, rates and pay-by-phone details

Weekend Escape

Need a little weekend escape? Book a room and enjoy a beach getaway.

  • Destination: Vacation

    Find your home-away-from home on Fort Lauderdale Beach, at one of our luxury resorts, budget friendly hotels, or a superior small lodging guest houses, steps from our sparkling sandy shores.

  • Vacation Like A VIP

    Upgrade your stay, May – Sept., and Vacation Like A VIP at Lauderdale Luxe Hotels on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

  • Win a SPA-liday on Fort Lauderdale Beach

    It feels so good to be pampered and September is the time to do it with the ultimate SPA-liday! Register to WIN before September 9.

Dinner & A Show

Cocktails with Friends. Dinner with Family. The perfect complement to live music at the shore

  • Dine Out Lauderdale

    Join us for the most tasteful event of the season, Dine Out Lauderdale – a six-week celebration of the area’s top restaurants, chefs and cuisine, through September 30

  • Find Your Beach

    Pick up the Complimentary Find Your Beach Directory and redeem the attached voucher for exclusive discounts from participating Fort Lauderdale Beach Restaurants & Bars.

  • area dining guide

    Area Dining Guide

    From mouthwatering food to casual watering holes, find the perfect place to dine and unwind at MyFortLauderdaleBeach.com


Have a question not answered here? Complete our Contact Form below and we will reply via email.

Where Is The Hub?

The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas & A1A serves as the heart of the Fort Lauderdale Beach ‘island’ and is located 1.3 miles from 17th St. Causeway to the south, 1.4 miles from Sunrise Boulevard to the north, and at the end of it prestigious gateway – Las Olas Boulevard.

For driving directions from points North or South, and alternate transportations options, visit the official Fort Lauderdale Beach destination guide, www.MyFortLauderdaleBeach.com 


Where Do I Park?

There are a number of public parking lots and garages located a few blocks from the Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub, which offer meter, pay-by-phone or flat rate options. Visit the City of Fort Lauderdale’s website to view the most up to date parking information and rates.

What May I Bring With Me?

As we like to say – bring your beach chairs, bring your friends – which also extends to beach blankets, family and co-workers! Your four-legged family members are welcome along the promenade, but not in the sand.

For a complete list of Beach Rules and Regulations, please visit the City of Fort Lauderdale’s website


Are Food & Drinks Permitted?

Food and Drinks are welcome, however alcoholic beverages and glass bottles are prohibited. You may also wish to consider taking advantage of the new Food & Beverage Service to you directly on the sand from approved food & beverage providers. We simply request, you please be respectful of our beaches and dispose of trash in provided receptacles.

For a complete list of Beach Rules and Regulations, please visit the City of Fort Lauderdale’s website

How Can My Business Become A Sponsor?

Friday Night Sound Waves provides an affordable and effective opportunity to engage with Fort Lauderdale Beach’s local residents and global visitors, as music connects all ages and demographics, through its global language.

For custom sponsorship opportunities, please contact series producer, Arianne Glassman at ari [at] fnswflb [dot] com or through the website Contact Form

Who Is Sponsoring the Event?

Friday Night Sound Waves received major funding from the Beach Business Improvement District (BID) in order to provide this FREE Live Music series for our local residents and global visitors. Created in 2007, the BID is funded by commercial properties along A1A, with a primary focus to promote the beach as a premier destination through their official destination website, other marketing and funding special events.


Major Funding Provided by:

Series Sponsors:
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Performance Sponsors:

Media Sponsors:
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Friends of #FNSW:


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