Upcoming Concerts In Wilmington 2021 To Look Forward To

by Jun 16, 2021Attractions & Entertainment, The Blog, Wilmington

Summer 2021 is here and it brought some awesome live concerts with it!

Attending virtual concerts was the best we could do for a while there, but who else is ready to attend in-person concerts again? We know we are! Here is a directory of dates, places, and performers for 2021. Music is everywhere – the concerts in Wilmington can be found on mansion and garden lawns, patios of food places, and of course Wilmington’s newest concert venues – North Waterfront Park (2020) and Riverfront Park Amphitheater (2021)!

Jazz at the Bellamy Mansion

JAZZ at the Mansion

Honestly though, this sounds so relaxing. Jazz music + a mansion = count me in! These concerts take place at the Bellamy Mansion Museum on the lawn. All you need is yourself, some good company, and a lawn chair!  Every 2nd Thursday of every month June-September


Thursday, June 10, 2021: Bajissima Featuring Natalie Boeyink

Thursday, July 8, 2021: The Manny Santos Jazz Band

Thursday, August 12, 2021: The Andrew Berinson Group

Thursday, September 9, 2021: Taylor Lee

Ticket prices:

$20.00 General Admission

$15.00 Member and Volunteer Admission

(CFJS & Bellamy Members & Volunteers)

$10.00 Student/Active Military 

(Students and Military w/ ID)

For more information check here: https://www.bellamymansion.org/summer-jazz-series.html 

Airlie Gardens Concerts

Airlie Garden’s Summer Concert Series

Bring your fam or friends for an awesome time at the Airlie Gardens Summer Concert Series! For just $10 for adults and $3 for children, you can’t beat the price or the atmosphere of listening to some great music in the garden!


July 2, 2021- Monkey Funktion

July 16, 2021- Jack Jack 180

August 6, 2021-Wilmington Big Band

August 20, 2021-Machine Gun

September 3, 2021-Signal Fire

September 17, 2021-L Shape Lot

For more information check here: https://airliegardens.org/concert-schedule/

Bluewater Grille Summer Concerts

Bluewater Grille Summer Patio Sessions 

These patio sessions are a great place to watch the boats float by while jamming to some live tunes on the Intracoastal! An incredible way to spend your Sunday! Every Sunday, June – September 26th 


Sunday, June 6th at 4:00 pm – Tony Barnes

 Sunday, June 13th at 4:00 pm – Currie Clayton

 Sunday, June 20th at 4:00 pm – Jenny Lynn Pearson

 Sunday, June 27th at 4:00 pm – Josh Soloman

 Sunday, July 4th at 4:00 pm – Josh Soloman

 Sunday, July 11th at 4:00 pm – Currie Clayton

 Sunday, July 18th at 4:00 pm – Tony Barnes

 Sunday, July 25th at 4:00 pm – TOFU (Two Old Farts Unplugged)

 Sunday, August 1st at 4:00 pm – Jenny Lynn Pearson

 Sunday, August 8th at 4:00 pm – Currie Clayton

 Sunday, August 15th at 4:00 pm – Josh Soloman

 Sunday, August 22nd at 4:00 pm – Tony Barnes

 Sunday, August 29th at 4:00 pm – TOFU (Two Old Farts Unplugged)

 Sunday, September 5th at 4:00 pm – Currie Clayton

 Sunday, September 12th at 4:00 pm – Jenny Lynn Pearson

 Sunday, September 19th at 4:00 pm – TOFU (Two Old Farts Unplugged)

 Sunday, September 26th at 4:00 pm – Tony Barnes

For more information check here: https://www.bluewaterdining.com/summer-music-series/

The Oceanic Concerts

Summer Music Series at the Oceanic

Listen to this music series on the pier. A great combination of good food, awesome music, and an outstanding view! 

Every Thursdays 6-9 pm & Sundays 12-3 pm April 1 – September 30 


Thursday, June 17th at 6:00 pm – Josh Lewis 

Sunday, June 20th at 12:00 pm – Paige Bacon 

Thursday, June 24th at 6:00 pm – Jenny Pearson

Sunday, June 27 at 12:00 pm – Michael Eakins 

Thursday, July 1 at 6:00 pm – Michael Eakins 

Sunday, July 4th at 12:00 pm – Tony Barnes 

Thursday, July 8th at 6:00 pm – Heather & Ben

Sunday, July 11th at 12:00 pm – Jared Cline 

Thursday, July 15th at 6:00 pm – Paige Bacon 

Sunday, July 18th at 12:00 pm – Jenny Pearson

Thursday, July 22nd at 6:00 pm – Josh Lewis 

Sunday, July 25th at 12:00 pm – Michael Eakins

Thursday, July 29th at 6:00 pm – Michael Eakins

Sunday, August 1st at 12:00 pm – Mykel Barbee 

Thursday, August 5th at 6:00 pm – Tony Barnes 

Sunday, August 8th at 12:00 pm – Jenny Pearson 

Thursday, August 12th at 6:00 pm – Heather & Ben

Sunday, August 15th at 12:00 pm – Jared Cline

Thursday, August 19th at 6:00 pm – Heather & Ben

Sunday, August 22nd at 12:00 pm – Michael Eakins

Thursday, August 26th at 6:00 pm – Josh Lewis

Sunday, August 29th at 12:00 pm – Jenny Pearson

Thursday, September 2nd at 6:00 pm – Tony Barnes

Sunday, September 5th at 12:00 pm – Josh Lewis

Thursday, September 9th at 6:00 pm – Heather & Ben 

 Sunday, September 12th at 12:00 pm – JARED CLINE

 Thursday, September 16th at 6:00 pm – JENNY PEARSON

 Sunday, September 19th at 12:00 pm – MICHAEL EAKINS

 Thursday, September 23rd at 6:00 pm – MICHAEL EAKINS

 Sunday, September 26th at 12:00 pm – PAIGE BACON

 Thursday, September 30th at 6:00 pm – HEATHER & BEN

For more information check here: https://www.oceanicrestaurant.com/summer-music-series/

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater Concerts

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater  

Always good vibes at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater! Surrounded by beautiful trees and 180 degrees of water! Sing along at these concerts starting in July!


Friday, July 9TH 6:00 pm – Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange) 

Saturday, July 10th 6:00 pm – Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange) 

Thursday, August 5th – Umphrey’s McGee  

Friday, August 13th 8:00 pm – Moon Taxi 

Friday, August 27th 6:30 pm – Scotty McCreery  

Sunday, August 29th 6:00 pm – Shakey Graves 

Wednesday, September 22nd 6:00 pm – Band of Horses with Faline 

Friday, September 24th 7:00 pm – Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers 

Tuesday, September 28th – The Revivalists  

Sunday, October 3rd – Rodrigo y Gabriela 

Wednesday, October 13th 6:00 pm-7:00 pm – An Evening with The Infamous Stringdusters 

Friday, October 29th 6:00 pm – Andy Frasco and The U.N.  with Big Something 

Saturday, October 30th 6:00 pm – Big Something with Sasquatch 

Sunday, October 31st 5:00 pm – Big Something 

For more information check here: https://www.greenfieldlakeamphitheater.com/events/

Riverfront Park Amphitheater       

Riverfront Park Amphitheater       

As the world begins to open up again some places are opening for the first time – Riverfront Park Amphitheater is one of them! Be on the lookout for some big names coming to this Riverfront Amphitheater!


Friday, July 16th – Widespread Panic 

Saturday, July 17th – Widespread Panic

Sunday, July 18th – Widespread Panic 

Friday, July 30th 7:00 pm – GRiZMAS in July Featuring              

Saturday, July 31st 7:00 pm – GRiZMAS in July Featuring GRiZ  

Saturday, September 4th 6:30 pm – 311  

Sunday, September 5th 7:30 pm – Glass Animals 

Thursday, September 30th 7:00 pm – Lady A with Carly Pearce/Niko Moon/Tenille Arts 

For more information or to purchase tickets: https://www.livenation.com/venue/KovZ917A0DZ/riverfront-park-amphitheater-events

Wilson Center 

Wilson Center 

The Wilson Center hosts everything from music and classical concerts to broadway plays! Here is a list of a few of the concerts that will be taking over this state-of-the-art auditorium this year!


Friday, June 25th – Sunday June 27th 7:30 pm & 3:00 pm – My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra 

Friday July 9th – Sunday July 11th 7:30pm & 3pm – Legends Live On! 

Thursday, August 19th 7:30pm – Village People

Saturday, October 23rd 7:30pm – Boz Scaggs 

Wednesday, October 27th 7:30 pm – Million Dollar Quartet 

Sunday, November 7th 7:30 pm- Melissa Etheridge 

Monday, November 29th 7:30 pm – Mannheim Steamroller 

Friday, January 7th 2022 7:30pm – Trace Adkins 

North Waterfront Park 

North Waterfront Park 

This relatively new North Waterfront Park concert location definitely has more in store for this year! Hosting some of the Wilmington Azalea Festival concerts!


Thursday, August 19th 7:00 pm – Sublime with Rome with Michael Franti & Spearhead 

Friday-Saturday, August 20-21 7:00 pm – The Avett Brothers

For more information on Sublime: https://ncazaleafestival.org/event/sublime-with-rome-michael-franti-spearhead/

For more information on The Avett Brothers: https://ncazaleafestival.org/event/the-avett-brothers-friday-show/


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