Pensacola Beach "Bands on the Beach" Concert Series
Looking for fun things to do in Pensacola Beach this summer? Then head to Pensacola Beach, Florida, for one of the longest-running concert series on the Gulf Coast. Pensacola Beach’s Bands on the Beach is a FREE weekly concert series presented by the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce, spanning 7 months from April until October. The musical lineup features local, regional, and nationally lauded acts offering a boundless variety of styles that are sure to match any musical taste.
Concerts take place at the Gulfside Pavilion from 7-9 pm in scenic Pensacola Beach, with a fantastic Gulf view providing a perfect backdrop to the music. Seating is directly on the beach, and first-come first-serve, so either a lawn chair or blanket makes for a great place to pop a squat! Bring along food and drinks (no glass!) to complete your relaxing evening of beachside music and fun at Pensacola Beach Bands on the Beach.
Pensacola Beach Bands on the Beach
Bands at the Beach features musical talent from all over the country.
Can’t get enough live music? Check out this recent TripShock blog highlighting the best places to go for live music in Pensacola Beach. Musical acts venture far and wide to perform at Pensacola Beach’s Bands on the Beach, but most of the talent comes straight out of the Gulf Coast. Check out 2022’s lineup to get an idea as to what is in store for this year (results from weartv.com!
- April 5 - Reunion Band
- April 12 - Crosstown
- April 19 - Not Quite Fab
- April 26 - Whitesands Panhandle Band
- May 3 - The Astronauts
- May 10 - True Blue Band
- May 17 - Cristi Dees BAD JUJU
- May 24 - Bay Bridge Band
- May 31 - On the Rox
- June 7 - 12Eleven
- June 14 - Touch of Gray
- June 21 - Elvis Remembered
- June 28 - Mass Kunfuzion
- July 5 - Johnny Earthquake & the Moondogs
- July 12 - Horseshoe Kitty
- July 19 - John Hart and The Prince Brothers
- July 26 - Hi Tide Band
- Aug. 2 - Wester
- Aug. 9 - Tyler Mac
- Aug. 16 - Sandy Roots
- Aug. 23 - Vinyl Revival
- Aug. 30 - Class X
- Sept. 6 - Jordan Chase
- Sept. 13 - Mr. Big & the Rhythm Sisters
- Sept. 20 - Stormfolk
- Sept. 27 - Karli Ryan
- Oct. 4 - Southern Breeze
- Oct. 11 - String Farm
- Oct. 18 - Dr. Breeze
- Oct. 25 - Modern Eldorados
Popular Activities During Bands on the Beach
The fun doesn’t have to stop at Bands on the Beach.
While you’re in Pensacola Beach for the Pensacola Beach Bands on the Beach, you can enjoy many other activities. Here’s a list of some activities you can do while you’re here:
Pictured above is a boat cruising the waters.
There are a variety of boat tours in Pensacola Beach, including dolphin-watching tours, sunset cruises, and bay excursions. Depending on the tour you choose, you can watch dolphins swim, view breathtaking sunsets over the water and islands, or simply enjoy the scenic views of Pensacola Beach. Boat tours are perfect for the whole family or a romantic date night.
Pictured above is a dolphin jumping out of the water.
Dolphin cruises in Pensacola Beach are fun for the entire family. You can watch dolphins playing in their natural habitat. You may also see a variety of other marine life such as sting rays and sea turtles. While cruising, enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Pensacola Beach area. The dolphins are often seen frolicking or jumping out of the water!
This is a great way to spend time with family and friends.
When you’re in town for Pensacola Bands on the Beach, try a fishing trip. You can spend time with family and friends while connecting with other fishermen from all around the country. Oftentimes, the captains will help you every step of the way from baiting lines to removing fish.