Countdown to SunFest Mini Music Fest at West Palm Beach Waterfront

Thursday, September 23rd will not be an ordinary Clematis by Night event as three bands have been invited to celebrate the return of Sunfest to the shores of West Palm Beach for an extended night of live music.  As the sun sets on the waterfront, Citizen Badger, also known as America’s #1 millennial dad rock band, will kickoff the countdown and Mini Music Fest. The band was founded by Daylen Brinkley when he convinced a coworker and a college friend to play a show with him at 11 p.m. on a weeknight. A group chat was established, and soon the guys (Daylen on guitar/vocals, Mike Francoeur on drums, Jon McGrath on bass, and later Jeremy Lampinen on electric guitar) decided to form a permanent band.

Since then, they have gone on to play many concerts and even won the 2019 SunFest Battle of the Bands, which unfortunately, was rained out. Citizen Badger was scheduled to return to the SunFest stage in 2020 when, unfortunately, the pandemic suspended all large-scale gatherings. The band experienced great growth during this time, however, with half the band relocating to Nashville, TN.

Twilight will usher in musical melodies from Nashville-based Tabitha Meeks, a singer/songwriter with a unique blend of folk and jazz music. Her Norah Jones style of singing and masterful piano improvisational skills, combined with her songwriting reminiscent of Randy Newman and Carole King, creates a fun and timeless sound.

For the finale, Chemradery will be the headliner. Led by singer Gray Scot, Chemradery came about when innovative minds merged their passion for music to create a sound that would inspire and leave a lasting impression, on themselves and the listener. Now based in Austin, Texas, Chemradery is a past SunFest Battle of the Band winner from 2017. They look forward to returning to South Florida to celebrate the countdown to SunFest 2022.

Optional VIP Tickets

Enjoy a premium experience at TheClubVIP! Club tickets are purchased here and Club access includes one ticket to SunFest 2022, a premium spot close to the stage, unlimited popcorn, and access to a private bar.

Patrons should follow all CDC guidelines. Attendees may bring blankets and chairs.

More information on this and other Thursday night Clematis by Night free concerts can be found online at:

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Date(s) - 09/23/2021
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Waterfront and City Commons 101 South Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401