If salty air, cold drinks, and homegrown musicians playing fan-favorite covers is music to your ears, you have come to the right place! Whether you're a local seeking the next melody to dance to or a visitor eager to dive into the city's vibrant music scene, we’ve got something for you.

Free Outdoor Live Music

Did you know some of the best performers live and perform in North Myrtle Beach? 

At Barefoot Landing, you can find some of the most talented local artists at the Pepsi Stage every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This free musical treat is a part of Barefoot Landing’s SummerFest series and offers every genre, from country to funk. Jam out on the lawn with locals and visitors alike, and don’t forget to grab a cold beverage from Crooked Hammock Brewery to enjoy during the show. Summerfest runs from June until the end of August, but have no fear; the live music will still continue on at various times and dates throughout the fall and into the spring. Be sure to check out Barefoot Landing's calendar of events to stay updated.


For an even bigger concert experience, head over to Main Street every Thursday at 7 p.m. from June through September for Music on Main. This free concert series is one of the most anticipated events, drawing large crowds to gather together year after year. From classic rock to country, blues to beach music, Music on Main offers a diverse lineup that caters to all musical tastes. Set against the backdrop of the stunning Atlantic Ocean, this open-air concert series creates an electric atmosphere, inviting attendees to dance, sing along, and create lasting memories.

Dine and Jive

Foodies and music lovers unite in North Myrtle Beach.

Almost every night of the week, local artists take the stage at Boardwalk Billy's. This North Myrtle Beach favorite is located right on the Intracoastal Waterway, so you can  enjoy your favorite tunes while soaking up the perfect sunset. While you’re there, grab a drink or bite to eat from their delicious menu of offerings. Just a stone's throw away, you can find more live music at Local on the Water. 


Just brushed off the sand from the beach? Come hang ten with the local music scene at Duck Dive Bar. Not far from Cherry Grove Beach, Duck Dive Bar offers high-quality pub food and exemplifies the local coastal town atmosphere with local artists that make you feel at home. 


Keep singing and keep your stomach full all weekend long at Taco Mundo. Celebrate Mexican-American culture by tasting the amazing cuisine and celebrate the local scene by stopping by on a Friday or Sunday for live music performances. Throughout the summer, live music performances will be every Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Keep the good vibes going at Landshark Bar & Grill's Turf Patio, where you can enjoy live music almost every night of the week in the summer.

Singing all year long!

The music doesn’t stop playing in North Myrtle Beach. Here are some of the best venues for year-round shows:

No matter the season, you can always find musical talent at the House of Blues. Nestled within Barefoot Landing, this iconic venue boasts a reputation for hosting an impressive array of world-class artists across diverse musical genres. From rock legends to up-and-coming acts, the House of Blues offers a captivating lineup that appeals to all musical tastes.


For high-energy full-on performances, the Alabama Theatre and the Carolina Opry offer their guests unforgettable theatric experiences. Both theatres offer a mesmerizing showcase of talent, featuring world-class singers, dancers, and performers who bring beloved songs to life with flair and passion in their multiple shows throughout the year. With their state-of-the-art production values and unwavering dedication to creating magical moments, both the Carolina Opry and the Alabama Theatre embody the essence of live music on the Grand Strand. 

From beachside bars to lively venues, our coastal paradise is a haven for music enthusiasts. Don’t forget to check out our calendar of events to find even more rockin’ performances throughout the year. See you on the dance floor!