Get yourself downtown this summer to hear live music! Whether these are your favorite haunts or you’ve never tried them before, downtown Wilmington has all the best live music for summer 2017. Here are a few upcoming shows:

Anne Bonny’s Bar and Grill

This new restaurant on the river has taken downtown Wilmington by storm! There’s no better way to try out Anne Bonny’s great food and drink than by listening to some tunes while you dine and enjoy the breezes from the Cape Fear River. Here are some upcoming shows:

Greenfield Lake Ampitheatre

This arena hosts the biggest concerts in town, drawing Wilmington’s favorite bands with nationally-known names. The outdoor shows are intimate and exciting. Many shows are sold out, but get your tickets fast for these upcoming shows:

Downtown Sundown

This is the place to go after work on Friday night. What could be better than live tribute bands on the river? The 2017 summer lineup includes:

  • July 14: Mocktallica (Metallica)
  • July 21: Wrong Way  (Sublime)
  • July 28:  Hey Johnny Park (Foo Fighters)
  • 4: Same as it Ever Was (Talking Heads)
  • 11:  Appetite for Destruction  (Guns and Roses)
  • 18: 42 Coldplay  (Coldplay)
  • 25: Abby Road Live  (Beatles)
  • 1:  Departure (Journey)

Jazz at the Bellamy Mansion

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the sounds of jazz in the summer air! Next up at the gorgeous Bellamy House are:

  • July 13: Stardust
  • 10: Candida Rose & Mangroove
  • 14: Darryl Murrill & Jazzpel

Ted’s Fun on the River

Hear live acoustic music every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in an intimate setting. The Port City Trio plays every second and fourth Friday. 2017 summer shows include:

  • 7-9m. July 13: The Julia Walker Jewell Project
  • 7-9m. July 14: Port City Trio
  • 7-9m. July 15: Stray Local
  • 7-9m. July 16: Open Mic Night
  • 7-9m. July 19: Laura McLean’s Songwriter Showcase
  • 8-10m. July 20: Acoustic Blues Jam
  • 7-9m. July 21: Nelson & the Rock-a-fellas
  • 7-9m. July 22: Jon Shain
  • 7-9m. July 23: Open Mic Night- 7-9
  • 7-9m. July 26: Che Apalache
  • 7-9m. July 27: The Jillettes
  • 7-9m. July 28: Port City Trio7-9 p.m. July 13:
  • 7-9m. July 29: Plenty Pastures (Kyle Lindley & Nick Simon)
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