Friday Night Sound Waves


Join us every Friday Night, March 16 – November 2 from 6pm – 9pm
where the Beach meets the Boulevard at Las Olas and A1A.

Our FREE, Live and Local Weekly Shows are funded in major part by the businesses on Fort Lauderdale Beach (BID)
and series sponsors committed to enhancing our South Florida community through Music and Entertainment.

Upcoming Performances

  • March 2018
  • April 2018
  • May 2018
  • June 2018
  • March 23rd6:00pm - 9:00pm

    The Goodnicks

    Get ready for a good time with The Goodnicks, a guitar driven pop / rock / country band who will get your feet moving and heart pumping with their infectious tunes.

  • March 30th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    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.

  • April 6th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Edan_Archer Edan Archer

    Join us as we welcome Alt-Country Rocker, Edan Archer to kick off Country Music Weekend on Fort Lauderdale Beach. After appearing #Live@35 we're bringing her ground level and seaside to our HUB, for a great night of live music, presented by Southwest®

  • April 13th6:00pm - 9:00pm


    Oriente's distinctive sound comes from deep Afro-Cuban rhythms mixed with Jazz, Blues and Brazilian influences to provide the perfect sound for our setting on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Presented by Southwest Airlines

  • April 20th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Joel DaSilva & Friends

    Multi Award-Winning South Florida based band, Joel DaSilva, brings his slick vintage Rockabilly and Chicago Blues sound to the shores of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Presented by: Southwest Airlines®

  • April 27th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Valerie Tyson Band

    From Sunfest to Jazz in the Garden to The Hub - local Jazz legend, Valerie Tyson, brings dynamic sound and high energy show with her new band, VTB, who gaurentee to keep the party rocking all night long!. Presented by Southwest Airlines®

  • May 4th6:00pm - 9:00pm


    Before the USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies, Turnstiles - the Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute take to the sand, for the official kick off concert to open up the 2018 FORD Lauderdale Air Show weekend on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Presented by the BID, Fort Lauderdale Beach Business Community

  • May 11th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Ladies of Soul

    Ladies of Soul will fill your heart with their sassy rendition of familiar tunes ranging from Motown and R&B to Disco and Top 40. Rally the family and come hit the sand for this special Mother's Day Weekend performance presented by Southwest Airlines

  • May 18th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Big Harvest

    Big Harvest brings a fresh and energizing new reggae sound and mix of Latin, Reggae, and Roots that is sure to make you feel irie by the beach

  • May 25th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    All Access

    Get ready for an evening of non-stop dancing and excitement when the All Access Band rolls back to The Hub for what will certainly be a most memorable night of music and fun to kick off Memorial Day Weekend and the Great American Beach Party. Presented by Southwest Airlines®

  • June 1st6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Pamir Guanchez Pamir Guanchez & His Latin Flow

    Friday Night Sound Waves welcomes master Sax player and Flute Virtuoso, Pamir Guanchez and His Latin Flow for an evening of mambo rhythms and lyrical latin flavors down by the shore. Presented by Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB

  • June 8th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    School of Rock

    School's out for summer - but School of Rock is still on and ready to kick off a summer celebration with Live Music and Dancing on the Sand. Presented by Southwest Airlines®

  • June 15th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    The Fabulons

    Join us as we roll back the clock to 1959 Rydell High in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the release of Grease: The Movie, with music of the 50' with The Fabulons. Presented by Travelhost of Greater Fort Lauderdale

  • June 22nd6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Gypsy lane Gypsy Lane

    It's a Disco inferno on Fort Lauderdale Beach when Friday Night Sound Waves welcomes Gypsy Lane on Friday, June 22. Bring your boogies shoes for theis live music performance presented by Southwest Airlines.

  • June 29th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Guavatron Guavatron

    Get ready for a funky time at The Hub with Guavatron, the hip, fresh groovy band who will dazzle you with their catchy dance, rock and jazzy tunes.

Featured Artists

There is an old saying attributed to music legends Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Richard Strauss and probably numerous other figures, There are only two types of music - good and bad. And while it doesn't matter who said it first -- the important thing is that it's true.
South Florida has an amazing pool of music talent in the varied genres of Jazz, Blues, Country, Latin Fusion, Top 40, Reggae, World and Classic Rock, who can simply not wait to rock it out for you. #MeetMeAtTheHub

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#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.

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  • Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach

    Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach is a premiere choice for families, couples, and business travelers to immerse themselves in the blue waves of our world class beach and the sophisticated energy of the city.

  • Vacation Like A VIP

    Vacation In Your Backyard

    Whether you are coming from across town or across the country, experience the beauty of Fort Lauderdale Beach like a local

Dinner & A Show

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

  • Dining Directory

    Whether you're in the mood for mouthwatering cuisine or a casual watering hole, you'll find just the tastes you're looking for on Fort Lauderdale Beach

  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

    Known for its fun atmosphere and world-famous shrimp dishes, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is the perfect place to kick back and relax after a day at the beach! Stop by the FNSW desk for a complimentary Appetizer Card

  • More Music, More Fun

    Live music certainly tops the list of things to do on Fort Lauderdale Beach, as on any given day or night you can catch some of the area's top talent performing at beachfront hotels, restaurants and bars.

With Gratitude to Our Sponsors

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