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 18.

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

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
  • June 2016
  • July 2016
  • August 2016
  • September 2016
  • June 3rd5:30 - 8:30pm

    free rads The Free Rads Band

    Fasten your seatbelts for the Free Radicals show - a musical rollercoaster ride packed with a wide range of your favorite classic and current hits infused with high energy, intense soul and uninhibited passion.

  • June 10th5:30 -8:30pm

    eugene grey Eugene Grey

    Internationally traveled and acclaimed Jamaican guitarist, composer, and educator, Eugene Grey, is according to Rootz Magazine, "yet another of the many genius guitarists of world class status that Jamaica has produced.”

  • June 17th5:30 - 8:30pm

    GVR_highres Grace & The Victory Riders

    Grace and The Victory Riders are an internationally known band, combining a message-driven, passion-fueled style of music with a global perspective. Sponsored by the GFLCC Beach Council

  • June 24th5:30 - 8:30pm

    The Beatles Across the Universe

    The show takes listeners on a musical journey through the Beatles carreers, including selections from their early careers through 1980 and beyond. Sponsored by the Beach CRA

  • July 1st5:30 - 8:30pm

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    Think of The Beatles and the Rolling Stones sharing the bill with Tom Petty and the Blues Brothers and you can almost begin to sum up, The Weedline band who draws from classic to southern rock to country and funk with “an acoustic soul.”

  • July 8th5:30 - 8:30pm

    party express Party Express

    Party Express places you right in the middle of a spontaneous party. They deliver powerful, dynamic renditions of 60's soul, 70's disco, 80's retro, 90's dance classics, and the hottest pop tunes of today.

  • July 15th5:30 - 8:30pm

    sabor latino Sabor Latino

    Sabor Latino puts together a slammin' set of Salsa and Latin Jazz tunes that are great for listening or dancing. Bring your beach chair and dancing shoes and we'll see you on the sand. Sponsored by the Beach CRA

  • July 22nd5:30 - 8:30

    StD Bark Back Spred the Dub

    Spred The Dub keeps crowds dancing with their own brand of “Good Time Reggae” music – infusing elements of Soul, Funk and R&B with a foundation of Rock-steady, Ska and Roots. Presented by Mist TWST

  • July 29th5:30 - 8:30pm

    piano bob Piano Bob’s 88’s

    Piano Bob's emphasis on New Orleans and 'Jump Swing' and Boogie Woogie Blues is always relevant and fun. Sponsored by the Rio Vista Homeowners Association.

  • August 5th5:30 - 8:30pm

    jimmy stowe Jimmy Stowe & The Stoweaways

    It's a 'Party in Paradise' with Jimmy Stowe & the Stowaways as they sail into port with an incredible mix of trop-rock tunes and a captivating stage show featuring all the "Songs You Know By Heart" and more.

  • August 12th5:30 - 8:30pm

    DAVID MORIN3 David Morin: Elvis

    The King takes center court at The Hub for a night of melodic memories in this full production tribute to Elvis Presley, as part of the Broadway to the Beach series. Sponsored by the Beach CRA

  • August 19th5:30 - 8:30pm

    sosos SOSOS

    Displaying a diverse balance of talent that brews up catchy tunes, you'll be captivated by SOSOS smart melodies and lush harmonies. Sponsored by Fort Lauderdale Media Associates

  • August 26th5:30 - 8:30pm

    celebration Celebration Band

    Enjoy a night of fun, high energy music and a family friendly evening with the Celebration Band, performing all your favorite sing-a-long tunes from the 70's through today. Sponsored by: Coral Ridge Country Club Estates

  • September 2nd5:30 - 8:30pm

    wlb Woody and the Longboards

    Grab a cold drink, leave your worries in the sand, and come hang ten with Woody and the Longboards - South Florida Tropical Rock, Country and Classic Rock beach band

  • September 9th5:30 - 8:30 pm

    pocketcange Pocket Change

    In the continuation of our Salute to the Military Series, the all-veteran band, Pocket Change, brings their Funk, R&B, Soul, Motown and Party music and showmanship for all to enjoy. Sponsored by the Beach CRA

  • September 16th5:30 - 8:30pm

    uproot hootenanny Uproot Hootenanny Roots
  • September 23rd5:30 - 8:30pm

    tinatuener Hot Legs: Tina Turner

    Part of our Broadway to the Beach Series, Hot Legs, captures the energy, stage presence, and most importantly the voice of this rock legend, Tina Turner. Sponsored by Travelhost of Greater Fort Lauderdale

  • September 30th5:30 - 8:30pm

    1235419_641942755836410_203651422_n Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl

    Multi Award-Winning South Florida based band, Joel DaSilva and the Midnight Howl, bring their slick vintage Rockabilly and Chicago Blues sound that will have you kicking up your heels and swinging in the sand.

#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.

  • Sun Trolley

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

  • Water Taxi

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

  • 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.

  • The Great Beach Getaway Giveaway

    Register onsite weekly for the opportunity to WIN a 3/2 Stay at Fort Lauderdale Beach's finest hotels, June 3 - Aug. 26.

  • Vacation Like A VIP

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

  • Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

    Rejuvenate your senses at The Westin Beach Resort and Spa Fort Lauderdale, one of Florida’s most distinctive vacation retreats.

Dinner & A Show

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

  • Spazio

    Dine. Delight. Discover. Spazio Italian Restaurant and Wine Lounge on Ft. Lauderdale Beach.

  • Beach Service

    No need to pack that picnic basket, now that our area restaurants can deliver to you right on the sand.

  • 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.


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Series Sponsors:
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Media Sponsors:
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Friends of #FNSW:

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