Summer Music Showcase 2016


By: Ami Brown


That time of year is upon us once again! The hot summer is just around the corner. What better way to cool off than to join friends and listen to awesome music! The local venues offer a variety of sounds and styles, something for everyone. Our summer showcase listings make it easy for you to plan your summer enjoyment. Make sure to keep this issue around, it’s THE guide to summer music all in one place!



Summer Concert Schedule. Our concerts are held on Fridays at 6:30- 8:30pm at Middleton Park.

May 20                  The Lucky Girls-bluegrass

May 27                   Soul on the Beach-beach

June                         Same Side of the Street-variety

June 10                                    St. Rock Band– variety rock

June 17                                    Rivermist Band– classic rock

June 24                                    The Imitations– beach

July 1                       Holiday Band-beach day

July 8                       Brandon Bailey-country

July 15                    Snake Malone & Black Cats-blues rock

July 29                    Signal Fire– reggae

August 5                Tim Clark Band– beach/dance

August 12             Blackwater Rhythm-beach & funk

August 19             Carolina Soul Band– funk & party

September 9      The Lucky Girls-bluegrass



April 15                  Privateers

April 23                  Seneca Guns

April 30                  Full Dish

May 7                      Dos Eddies

May 14                                     Seneca guns

May 21                                     Christine Martinez

May 28                                     Key Lime Pie Band



April 10, May 15, and June 12

3 – 5 pm at Franklin Square Park

Soul Sunday, the best in 60’s Soul and Motown

Featuring, Billy “V” Oldies DJ



Thursdays 6 to 9pm, Fridays 7 to 10pm, Saturdays 8 to 11pm, Sundays 4 to 7:30pm

May 1                      Calvin & Ginger

May 5                      Open Mic w/ Rev

May 6                      Dawn Solo

May 7                      Trifecta

May 8                      Southport Johnny & the Business Blues

May 12                   Open Mic

May 13                   The Crystal Fussel Duo

May 14                   Groove Pirates

May 15                                     Parker Lanier

May 19                   Open Mic

May 20                   Christine Martinez Band

May 21                   Sgt. Rock

May 22                   Lone Star

May 26                   Open Mic

May 27                   Stoney Creek

May 28                   English Channel

May 29                   Rev

June 2                     Open Mic

June 3                     Jilli & the RRB

June 4                     Privateers

June 5                     Parker Lanier

June 9                     Open Mic

June 11                                    Christine Martinez

June 12                                    Southport Johnny & the Business Blues

June 16                  Open Mic

June 17                                    Stoney Creek

June 18                                    Groove Pirates

June 19                                    Gene Gregory

June 23                                    Open Mic

June 24                                    Rev

June 25                                    English Channel

June 26                                    Dos Eddies

June 30                                    Open Mic

July 1                       Parker Lanier

July 2                       Privateers

July 3                       Christine Martinez

July 4                       Sgt. Rock

July 7                       Open Mic

July 8                       Tammy’s Tangent

July 9                       Jilli & the RRB

July 10                    Rev & Guy

July 14                    Open Mic

July 15                    Bonnie Allyn Band

July 16                    Groove Pirates

July 17                    Dos Eddies

July 21                    Open Mic

July 22                    Southport Johnny & the Business Blues

July 23                    Lynne & the Wave

July 28                    Open Mic

July 29                    Stoney Creek

July 30                    Same Side of the Street

Aug 4                        Open Mic

Aug 5                        Jilli & the RRB

Aug 6                        Privateers

Aug 7                        Parker Lanier

Aug 11                     Open Mic

Aug 12                     Rev & Guy

Aug 13                     Bonnie Allyn

Aug 18                     Open Mic

Aug 19                     Dos Eddeis

Aug 20                     Sgt. Rock

Aug 21                     Southport Johnny & the Business Blues

Aug 25                     Open Mic

Aug 26                     Stoney Creek

Aug 27                     Privateers

Aug 28                     Gene Gregory




May 6                      BAT

May 7                      The Dennis Walton Band

May 8                      BAT

May 13                   Two Of A Kind

May 14                   Rev

May 20                   The Awkward Silents

May 21                   Heather & Dennis

May 27                   Monica Jane & Wes

May 28                   Uncle Hairy

May 29                   James Vincent Carroll

May 30                   James Vincent Carroll

June 2                     Kim & Travis

June 3                     Rev

June 4                     The Dennis Walton Band

June 9                     Hank & Les

June 10                                    Heather & Dennis

June 11                                    The Other Guys

June 16                                    Monica Jane & Wes

June 17                                    The Dennis Walton Band

June 18                                    The Awkward Silents

June 19                                    Oldschool

June 23                                    Heather & Dennis

June 24                                    Two Of A Kind

June 25                                    Uncle Hairy

June 30                                    The Awkward Silents

July 1                       Three Of A Kind

July 2                       The Dennis Walton Band

July 3                       Hank & Les

July 7                       Rev

July 8                       Kim & Travis

July 9                       Oldschool

July 14                    Monica Jane & Wes

July 15                    Heather & Dennis

July 16                    Two Of A Kind

July 21                    The Doug McFarland One

July 22                    The Dennis Walton Band

July 23                    Rev

July 28                    Heather & Dennis

July 29                    The Awkward Silents

July 30                    Uncle Hairy

Aug 4                        Hank & Les

Aug 5                        Kim & Travis

Aug 6                        Monica Jane & Wes

Aug 11                     Heather & Dennis

Aug 12                     Two Of A Kind

Aug 13                     The Other Guys

Aug 18                     Rev

Aug 19                     Monica Jane & Wes

Aug 20                     The Dennis Walton Band

Aug 25                     The Awkward Silents

Aug 26                     Heather & Dennis

Aug 27                     Uncle Hairy



Open Mic Night

Every Tuesday 7-10pm



May 28                   Karen Peck & the New River Band and The Anchormen 7pm



Live Music every 3rd Saturday 6pm

May 21                   Parrot Party

June 18                                    Soul on Beach

July 16                    Hired Hands

Aug 20                     TBD



Wed nights 7pm: Karaoke – with DJ Rodney

Saturdays 6:30pm Summer Music line up includes:

Brooke Thompson, Linda Synder, Johnny Moore, The Lucky Girls and Parker Lanier



“Moosestock Jam Session” hosted by Dennis Walton

Open Mic night every Sunday 3 -7pm



May 13                   The Dennis Walton Band

May 21                   The Groove Pirates



Sunday July 3, 10am

Music and service on the Southport Waterfront



Tues – Open Mic night with Steve Fitzgerald 7pm-10pm

Weds – Pub Wars Trivia with Tommy Glenn 7pm

Thurs – Free shag lessons with John Hutton & Katy O’Neill – 6pm and DJ Tim Holland – 7pm

Fri – Karaoke with DJ Rodney or Tim Holland 8pm

Every Sunday – Live Music on the Ocean Side 4-8pm

Every Saturday – Live Music 8-10pm

Line up includes:

May 7                      Moxie & Flow

May 14                                     Lucia & Levi

May 15                                     James Vincent Carroll

May 21                                     Lucky Girls

May 28                                     Christina Martinez

May 29                                     Parker Lanier

June 12                  Seneca guns

June18                                     Lucky Girls

June 19                                    James Vincent Carroll

June 25                  Christina Martinez

June 26                  Parker Lanier

July 3                       Parker Lanier

July 10                    James Vincent Carroll

July 16                    Lucky Girls

July 24                    Tommy Cole

July 30                    Christina Martinez

Aug 21                     James Vincent Carroll




Wednesdays – Karaoke with Don Jewell 7pm

Fridays – live music 7pm

{They are sending the line up…. }





Ports of Call


Thursdays – Jake Beamer on Keyboard

Alternate Wednesdays (May) – Jay Killman, guitarist

First Fridays – Jay Killman, guitarist

Jamie and Dean Carbone will perform for Special Events and Theme evenings

Check the Ports of Call Facebook Page for up coming events.




May 6                      Angela Easterling at Bell-Clemmons House at 313 E Moore St. 7 pm.

July 16                    Rob Lytle at Bell-Clemmons House. 7pm

July 29                                      Jason Wilbur, of the John Prine Band. 7 pm

August 20             Jessica Campbell. 7pm.

Oct 1                        The Young Novelist from Canada.

To reserve space contact Ken Perrin at 910.274.3971


Maritime Market Hosts HOWL AT THE MOON!

BHI – Beach Access 39 from 7pm-9pm

Peter the Piper (Scottish Bagpipes) and Bonfire, BYOB

May 21, June 20, July 19, Aug 18


Bald Head Island Conservancy Annual Picnic & Fundraiser

June 30  4pm-8pm

At the Common Cape Fear Station

Live Music and entertainment


Memorial Day Sunset Celebration

BHI – Riverside Adventure Company – 5:30pm-9pm by Beach Access 5

Memorial Day Weekend May 27 – May 29

Live Music, DJ Fray and Drum Circles

Every Monday from Memorial Day to Aug 17


Bald Head Island Club

(Members, renters, or Invited guests)

May 29th Celebration and Cookout

Live Music and fun


Roast & Toast the Coast

A Southern Living Inspired Event!

Live Musical Guests – TBD

October 7, 8, 9th for tickets & information


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