Whenever you visit and whatever you do, you’re never far from live music in St. Augustine. Strolling along St. George Street or the Bayfront? Pop into any number of local restaurants and bars and you’re sure to find live music entertainment you’ll love. Or, if you’re making a day of it, explore some of the many live music festivals, things to do in St. Augustine and music venues in St. Augustine listed below!
Concerts in St. Augustine
This 4,100-seat state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheater hosts world-renowned musicians and live music entertainment events throughout the year. For a full calendar of upcoming shows visit www.staugamphitheatre.com.
Among the best music venues in St. Augustine, the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall is located in a restored church in Ponte Vedra Beach. This intimate venue hosts concerts, orchestras, comedy shows and more. Come to town for a show or see who’s playing during your visit.
For those looking for a dinner spot with good tunes or late-night concerts in St. Augustine, historic downtown won’t disappoint. Check out this list of restaurants and bars with weekly live music entertainment. For the self-proclaimed night owls, the following list of bars keep the drinks flowing and the good times rolling until 2 a.m.: Meehan’s Irish Pub, Bar with No Name and Stogies Cigar Bar.
Grab a drink and a loved one for a romantic evening under lantern-lit oak trees on historic St. George Street – one of the most beautiful live music venues in St. Augustine. Catch a free show Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
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.
One of the best things to do in St. Augustine for live music lovers is Sing Out Loud. For three weekends on stages throughout the city, this music festival brings together both national and local musicians and songwriters. The inaugural festival in 2016 attracted an estimated 15,000 music fans and featured 315 artists.
For more hometown music in St. Augustine, look no further than St. Augustine Porch Fest. This annual event is a musical tour of St. Augustine’s historic Lincolnville neighborhood, where over 40 local bands perform on porches and other locations throughout the area.
It’s a long-held tradition: enjoying live music in St. Augustine on a summer night. Set out your blanket for a free concert every Thursday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day in the nation’s oldest public park.
End your beach day with music in St. Augustine – local bands and performers play the St. Augustine Beach Pier pavilion from 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday from May through September.
Sounds of St. Augustine
We love music in St. Augustine so much that we created the ultimate Sounds of St. Augustine playlist. Check it out below for background music while you plan your next trip or to get a taste of the dynamic live music entertainment scene that makes our city so great.
Or visit visitstaugustine.com for live music events and things to do in St. Augustine.