Friday Night Sound Waves returns to Fort Lauderdale Beach

Friday Night Sound Waves, Fort Lauderdale’s favorite family-friendly live music series returns for its 6th Season on March 19 and will run continuously for 16 weeks, every Friday night from 6:30 till 9:30pm. Free concerts will be held weekly at Las Olas Oceanside Park, located across from the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach on the corner of Las Olas and A1A (Ocean Blvd). Every week, attendees will be treated to some of South Florida’s finest local talent, featuring a wide of variety of music genres with something to please all ages and tastes.

To maintain proper social distancing requirements, and guarantee main lawn seating, it is highly suggested attendees register in advance for RESERVED SEATING AREAS, which will be sectioned off for TWO (2), UP to FOUR (3-4) and UP TO EIGHT (5-8) people, and spaced 6 feet apart. Registration is free and may be secured up to 4 hours in advance of each nightly performance. For complete details and online reservation information, visit:


  • March 19 – Big Harvest
  • March 26 – Oriente Quintet featuring Eddy Balzola
  • April 2 – The Stray Jackets
  • April 9 – Joel DaSilva, featuring Kat Riggins & Rockin’ Jake
  • April 16 – Spred the Dub
  • April 23 – SOSOS & Friends
  • April 30 – The Wildfire Band
  • May 7 – The Livesays
  • May 14 – Sonlokos feat. Leslie Cartaya
  • May 21 – Khemistry
  • May 28 – Valerie Tyson Band
  • June 4 – Shane Duncan Band
  • June 11 – Rose Max Quintet
  • June 18 – Goro Castillo 8-pc Ensemble
  • June 25 – All Star Soul Band
  • July 2 – Brothers of Others

Getting there

For directions on how to get there by bike, waterways and roadways, visit:

County Approved / COVID Compliant Event

The safety of our staff, performers, attendees and the community is of utmost priority. In such, safety protocols have been determined and agreed upon with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County. Although open-air, attendees are required to wear facial coverings at all times within the event space, except when seated / standing in their designated area. YOU MUST WEAR A MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCE BY 6 FEET WHEN OUTSIDE OF YOUR DESIGNATED AREA. YOU MUST REMAIN IN YOUR AREA EXCEPT WHEN VISITING THE RESTROOM AND/OR EXITING THE VENUE SITE. 

CATCH Kids Club

Families with school aged children are welcome to come down early to participate in the CATCH Kids Club.  Presented by FLIPANY and sponsored by Target and Ocean Spray, CATCH Kids Club, provides fun, safe, inclusive, and engaging activities aimed to give children the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices and be physically active. Free to attend, CATCH Kids Club will take place from 4:30 – 6:30 at Las Olas Oceanside Park. Children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older, and register in advance or the day of at: 

More Information

Hours: Performances begin at 6:30 pm and end no later than 9:30 pm. Seating may begin as early at 4:30 pm.

Friday Night Sound Waves is presented by the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Beach Improvement District and produced by rAv Communications in conjunction with the City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation Department

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