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Town of Oak Island announces summer concert series lineup

Shows kick off May 26. (Courtesy photo)

OAK ISLAND — As the temperatures creep up, area towns are planning their spring and summer of free live music, including Oak Island

The Brunswick beach has announced its annual free concert series, “Bands by the Beach.” Fifteen shows are planned to take place at the Middleton Park Complex Amphitheater.

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All shows are on Friday from May through September start at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Blankets and chairs allowed.

2023 Schedule: 

May 26:  Blackwater Band (Top 40, blues, country, funk)

June 2:  Christine Martinez Band (pop, R&B)

June 9:  Autumn Tyde (Oldies, R&B, beach, rock, country)

June 16:  Old Man Mafia Band (Blues, classic rock)

June 23:  The Entertainers (Beach, R&B)

**July 1:  Carl Newton’s Review (Top 40, R&B, soul)

July 7:  Chocolate Chip & Co. (R&B, soul, funk, classic rock)

July 14:  Rivermist (Party band, hits from ’70s to 2000s)

July 21:  Too Much Sylvia (’80s-’90s, rock, Top 40, hip-hop, Motown)

July 28:  The Sand Band (Motown, beach and shag music, disco, classic rock, blues)

August 4: The Powell Brothers (Texas-based country band)

August 11:  The Embers featuring Craig Woolard (Beach and shag, R&B, pop)

August 18:  Carolina Line Bluegrass Band (Bluegrass, Americana)

August 25:  Back Porch Rockers (Rock, R&B)

**September 2:  The Main Event Band (R&B, soul, beach, country, funk)

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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