The nightlife at the Jersey Shore heats up when the sun goes down as the hottest local bands, DJs and musicians take the stage at your favorite shore-town bars, restaurants and clubs. Whether you’re tapping your toes to live music or joining in on games like Quizzo and Name That Tune, the fun will last all night long. Check out who’s on the scene this week in Cape May County!
Friday, July 20
Friday night Happy Hour is brought to you by Rick Rock at Menz Restaurant & Bar in Rio Grande! Join Rick Rock at Menz’s Front Porch Bar as he hosts a live broadcast on WIBG “Wibbage” FM 94.3. From 4 to 6:30 p.m., enjoy drink specials, a free food buffet and all of your favorite hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s!
The Juliano Brothers bring a party you can’t refuse to The Wharf in Wildwood on Friday from 8 to 11 p.m., playing an extremely wide variety of music to keep the audience alive. You’ll hear party songs of the past and present, and music you wish you still heard on the radio today. Playing genres like rock, blues, R&B, metal, alternative, country, funk and disco, the brothers aim to make memories one song at a time!
Saturday, July 21
The weekend continues on Saturday with one of the Jersey Shore’s favorite DJs, DJ Denny Oh, at MudHen Brewing Co. in Wildwood at 10 p.m. DJ Denny Oh has the ability to rock a room no matter what size, playing oldies, today’s hits and everything in between. He learns the audience and plays to the crowd, so you’re guaranteed to hear one of your favorites throughout the night!
You won’t want to miss the smooth, rich sounds of Chameleon at Tuckahoe Inn in Beesley’s Point on Saturday at 6 p.m.! Like the adaptable chameleon, this band can switch between R&B, rock, Top 40, funk, jazz and blues effortlessly. With an exceptional vocalist and a powerful group of musicians, Chameleon has become the “can’t miss act” on the local club scene!
Sunday, July 22
On Sunday, enjoy a smooth instrumental music experience by the Geno White Trio at Iron Pier Craft House in Cape May. Performing from 6 to 9 p.m., the Geno White Trio offers music you can relax to while grooving with friends and drinks. These musicians open up a whole other side to the harmonic workings of blues and jazz.
Monday, July 23
The fun doesn’t stop once Monday rolls around… check out South Jersey’s legendary party band, Don’t Call Me Francis, at 9:30 p.m. at Flip Flopz Beach Bar & Grill in North Wildwood! With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Don’t Call Me Francis is one of the most requested bands in the Philadelphia/Tri-state area and beyond. Don’t Call Me Francis the high-energy, smash-mouth, get-up-and-jam type of band. Be prepared to dance on your feet all night long, because it’s time to party when Don’t Call Me Francis is in the house!
Tuesday, July 24
A man of many talents, Scott Erickson graces the stage at Joe’s Fish Co. in Wildwood on Tuesday at 6 p.m. He plays the acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, ukulele, harmonica, keyboards and bass guitar… oh yeah, he sings, too! From pop, to rock, to country, Scott plays it all. Leave your preconceived notions about solo performers behind, because Scott is sure to impress you with a splendid time.
Wednesday, July 25
Groove to some mid-week tunes at Kelly’s Café in Wildwood with Chris Huff performing at 7:30 p.m. Chris’s combination of guitar and vocals experiment with new musical stylings while playing the best of pop, rock and reggae. Although he is originally from New York City, Chris now resides and plays regularly in the Philadelphia/southern New Jersey area.
Thursday, July 26
For a side-splitting Thursday night, head to Cabanas Beach Bar & Grill in Cape May for The Good Time Quiz Show, hosted by Will Knapp from 8 to 10 p.m. Enjoy five rounds of classic, handcrafted bar trivia – satisfaction guaranteed! Will Knapp is also known as The Human Jukebox (aka DJ Versatile), with the ability to play everything from contemporary EDM dance hits to retro, old-school, throwback ‘70s, ‘80s or ‘90s (on both his guitar and his “discs”).
View the Entertainment Grid for a full list of upcoming live entertainment in Cape May County!