The popular free Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series at beautiful Centennial Park is set to return for the 2021 season after a one-year hiatus due to the health crisis.
The first of 25 live music shows at Centennial Park is scheduled for Saturday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m. with Parrotbeach performing all the hits and popular songs by Jimmy Buffett.
Centennial Park is located at Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, just steps from the beach.
Subsequent Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series shows will be held each Saturday through Sept. 18 and each Wednesday through Sept. 1. All shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Park. Admission to each show is free. Attendees should bring a blanket or a chair.
The first Wednesday performance of the series on June 30 will feature Barefoot Bobby and the Breakers, performing pope and rock favorites.
A special Fourth of July show with Don’t Call Me Francis will also take place on Sunday, July 4. In addition, a special Friday performance is scheduled for July 30, when The Chatterband takes the stage in a rescheduled date from the postponed show from the Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert on Memorial Day weekend.
The Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series, the largest and most comprehensive municipal concert series at the Jersey Shore, regularly draws thousands to Centennial Park.
The series includes many of the East Coast’s top tribute acts and cover bands performing a wide variety of music, from oldies to today’s rock-and-roll and dance hits.
In addition to Parrotbeach, other tribute bands scheduled for the 2021 Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series include the B Street Band (Bruce Springsteen), Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty), Dead Reckoning (Grateful Dead) and Mystical Majesty Band (Beatles).
Some of the other top dance and party bands scheduled to appear this summer include Legacy Band, Kevin Miller’s Smashed, Legacy Band, Reign Band and many more. In addition, one of the top modern country bands on the circuit, Shot of Southern, is also scheduled to appear.
For more information about the 2021 Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series, log on to wildwoodcrest.org, call (609) 523-0202 or (609) 522-0221 or visit Wildwood Crest on Facebook at @WildwoodCrestNJ.
2021 WILDWOOD CREST SUMMER MUSIC SERIES SCHEDULE
All shows begin at 7:30 pm at Centennial Park, Fern Road & Ocean Avenue
SATURDAY (unless otherwise noted)
June 26 Parrotbeach (Jimmy Buffett tribute)
July 3 Legacy Band (dance/party hits)
July 4 (Sun.) Don’t Call Me Francis (dance/party hits)
July 10 Laura Lea & Tripp Fabulous (rock/dance)
July 17 Shot of Southern (modern country hits)
July 24 Reign Band (oldies/Motown/dance hits)
July 30 (Fri.) The Chatterband (dance/party hits)
July 31 The Benderz (pop/rock/dance)
August 7 Big Bleu (Motown/dance/pop hits)
August 14 Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty tribute)
August 21 The Deck Band (pop/rock/dance)
August 28 B Street Band (Bruce Springsteen tribute)
September 4 Roundhouse Band (dance/party hits)
September 11 ‘70s Flashback (1970s pop/rock/dance)
September 18 Kevin Miller’s Smashed (rock/pop/dance)
June 30 Barefoot Bobby and the Breakers (pop/rock)
July 7 Mystical Majesty Band (Beatles tribute)
July 14 Dead Reckoning (Grateful Dead tribute)
July 21 The Mugshots (rock/pop hits)
July 28 Billy D Light (classic/progressive rock)
August 4 Fuse Box (pop/rock/R&B)
August 11 Abe Ovadia (jazz)
August 18 Christopher Dean Band (rhythm & blues)
August 25 Star Band (oldies/Doo Wop/pop)
September 1 Fat Mezz Band (classic rock/funk)