The fun doesn't have to end at the beach when the day ends. Bring your beach chair or blanket and the whole family to enjoy free outdoor music concerts scheduled throughout the summer in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands.  Dance like no one is watching or just sit back and enjoy music of all genres from talented local bands to well-known regional favorites. You can catch a free concert practically every night of the week. And you're certain find music you'll want to tap your feet to from beach tunes, blues, rock, and soul to reggae, bluegrass, big band, and country. Visit to get a complete schedule of concerts and bands.

Calabash Concert Series Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (through August 29) Calabash Town Park, Calabash

Sunset Beach Concerts Wednesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (through September 6) Gazebo in the Village Park, Sunset Beach

Southport Summer Concerts – Thursdays in the Park Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (through September 21) Franklin Square Park and Garrison Lawn, Southport

Shallotte SummerFest Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. (July 6 through August 10) Mulberry Park, Shallotte

Ocean Isle Beach Concerts Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (through September 8) Museum of Coastal Carolina parking lot, Ocean Isle Beach

Oak Island Summer Concerts Fridays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (through August 31) Middleton Park, Oak Island

Holden Beach Concerts Sundays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (through September 3) Holden Beach Pavilion, Holden Beach

No matter your musical taste, these summer concerts are sure to add to your summertime fun and relaxation. For a full list of the events taking place this summer and beyond in the Brunswick Islands, visit