With beautiful beaches, great local eats and drinks, plenty of shops and attractions to keep you busy, the only thing missing is the music. But don’t worry, we have you covered! Florida’s Historic Coast offers plenty of live music, whether it’s nationally renowned or locally loved, to keep you moving on these warm summer nights.
Come on over to the Plaza, bring a blanket or a chair, relax and get ready for some free live music. Summer concerts in the Plaza hosts different local talent every Thursday night, from 7-9p.m., Memorial Day to Labor Day in the nation’s oldest public park.
Enjoy local bands and performers at the St. John’s County Ocean Pier from 6-9p.m. every Wednesday night from May 7th through September 11th. No need to pack dinner, a different local restaurant is featured each week.
Grab a drink and a loved one for a romantic evening under lantern-lit oak trees on historic St. George Street. Catch a free live show Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
For those looking for a dinner spot with good tunes or late-night live music, historic downtown St. Augustine won’t disappoint. Check out this list of restaurants and bars with weekly live music. For the self-proclaimed night owls, these local spots keep the drinks flowing and the good times rolling until 2 a.m. on weekend evenings: Odd Birds, Scarlett O’hara’s, Tradewinds Lounge, Barley Republic Public House, Meehan’s Irish Pub, Bar with No Name and Stogies Cigar Bar.
Did you know the largest, free classical music festival takes place each June in St. Augustine? Over 6 days during the last 2 weeks in June, audiences enjoy world-class musicians and internationally known guest artists performing in the acoustically splendid (and gorgeous) St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica.
St. Augustine’s growing community of songwriters and musicians needed a way to showcase their talent in a big way. And the Sing Out Loud Festival was born. Every weekend in September, on stages throughout the city, this music festival brings together both national and local musicians and songwriters. All concerts are free with the exception of the headlining Benefits Concert held September 21st.
Formerly serving as a community church, the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall has since been restored and serves the community in a new way. This venue hosts concerts, orchestras, comedy shows and more. Come to town for a show or see who’s playing during your visit.
Originally constructed for the 400th anniversary of St. Augustine’s founding, this 4,100-seat Amphitheater is seated in the beautiful Anastasia State Park, where it hosts world-renowned musicians, events and local happenings. For a full calendar of upcoming shows visit www.staugamphitheatre.com.