Come slide off your shoes and slip into the weekend every Friday night,
with Live Music at #TheHub at our new time, 6 – 9.

Featured Artists & Events

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.

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Upcoming Performances

  • April 2017
  • May 2017
  • June 2017
  • July 2017
  • April 28th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Tom Sartori

    Tom Sartori will always have a place in our heart, as the artist who kicked off our inaugural series back in March 2016, Tom and his band bring a contagious excitement, you truly need to witness to understand.

  • May 5th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Shane Duncan Band

    The Shane Duncan Band kicks off the 2017 Fort Lauderdale Air Show weekend with a non-stop, high energy fueled Country-Rock concert that leaves you wanting more.

  • May 12th6:00pm - 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 sponsored by Travelhost

  • May 19th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    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. Presented by Southwest Airlines®

  • May 26th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    The Wolfepak Band

    Join us as we kick off the Memorial Day weekend with a tribute to the artists and songwriters that have forever changed the sound of "Rock & Roll" music in the 21 Century, delivered seamlessly by the Wolfepak Band. Sponsored by Bahia Mar Resort

  • June 2nd6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Funkabilly Playboys

    The Funkabilly Playboys brand of high-energy party music ranges from Rockabilly to Blues to Louisiana Funk, making them a favorite of fans of all ages, and all the elements for an unforgettable night.

  • June 9th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    School of Rock

    It's an honor to welcome the next generation, for our "School's Out for Summer!" part on the beach. Come out and support these talented musicians, who are the next to make South Florida a great music scene.

  • June 16th6:00pm - 9:00pm


    Bushwood brings an eclectic style to the table, ranging from high-energy funk and rock to chill roots reggae whose fun, positive vibes are undeniable when they hit the stage. Presented by Southwest Airlines®

  • June 23rd6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Bungled & Botched

    Simplicity is the key to Bungled & Botched. The acoustic group who make more sound from less belt out music ranging from americana to roots and everything in between. Presented by Southwest Airlines®

  • June 30th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    The Free Rads

    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.

  • July 7th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    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.

  • July 14th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    The Goodnicks Country, Classic Rock, Top 40
  • July 21st6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Othello Molineaux Quintet

    Steel-Pan Drum extraordinaire, Othello Molineaux and special guest, Nicole Yarling bring a little bit of the islands to the Fort Lauderdale Beach Island for a truly spectacular-summer escape. Presented by: Southwest Airlines®

  • July 28th6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Shauna Sweeney Roots, Top 40

#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.

  • Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale

    The quintessential Fort Lauderdale Beach getaway begins at Bahia Mar, located minutes from the bustle of downtown and steps from one of the country's most famous beaches

  • Special Offers

    As if the ocean views and salt air breezes weren't special enough, these special offers from the area's hotels surely are

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

  • Blue Chair; No Cares.

    Blue Chair Bay® Rum, beach made and beach aged for when you want to kick back and let time fly. Click image to view where you can raise a glass on the shore.

  • Discover the Especial

    Especial, Negra or the new Chelada. Find your favorite Modelo whether bottle, can or draft at area restaurants, bars and stores


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.

2017 Sponsors

Major Funding Provided by:

Series Sponsors:

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Performance Sponsors:

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