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

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
  • August 2016
  • September 2016
  • October 2016
  • November 2016
  • 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 to kick off Labor Day Weekend. Sponsored by FRLA Broward and Harbor Beach Homeowners Assoc.

  • 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

    Following in the steps of other newgrass revivalists, Uproot Hootenanny blends bluegrass, country, folk, and jam music, with Celtic instrumentals and ballads into their sound.

  • 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.

  • October 7th5:30 - 8:30pm

    The Shane Duncan Band Shane Duncan Band

    The Shane Duncan Band is a High Energy Country-Rock Band from South Florida that delivers a Non-Stop show that leaves you wanting more. Sponsored by Corona Extra, Corona Light and Modelo Especial

  • October 14th5:30-8:30 pm

    tsb Full Moon Party feat. The Tom Sartori Band

    Making a return visit to The Hub, The Tom Sartori Band kicks in our Full Moon Party with a high energy performance that will have you dancing the night away on the beach.

  • October 21st5:30 - 8:30pm

    big city dogs Big City Dogs

    Named one of the Top Five Bands to catch in 2016 by CBS4 Miami, The Big City Dogs, classic rock and blues band covers your favorite dance-a-long hits from the 60's through 90's. Sponsored by Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale

  • October 28th5:30 - 8:30pm

    palo2 PALO!

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

  • November 4th5:30 - 8:30pm

    MNGLogo1new 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.

#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.

  • Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

    Discover lavish amenities and a true resort lifestyle at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, an ideal getaway from the pressures of life

  • 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.

Dinner & A Show

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

  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

    Shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Come try today!

  • 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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