The nightlife at the Jersey Shore heats up when the sun begins to set and 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 5
Start your weekend at the Oceanic Hotel in Wildwood and watch Paul Tozz rock out from 2-6 p.m. Then, stay later into the night and join DJ Styles out at the Barefoot Bar at 8 p.m. DJ Styles will be spinning everything from Top 40 hits to Club music, so make sure to have your dancing shoes on!
Friday’s at The Wharf are all about refreshing drinks, waterfront views, and great music out on the deck. Head over to watch the extremely talented Juliano Brothers play a great variety of music from 4-7 p.m. Stay until 9 p.m. for music for Celtic rock music from Jamison Celtic Rock from 9-11:30 p.m.
At 9 p.m., head over to Mulligans Bar & Grill to watch acoustic duo Brian & Jenny perform everything from pop to country to rock hits. Plus, enjoy the Friday drinks specials with $4 Stellas and $4 Margaritas all night long!
Saturday, July 6
Start your Saturday off right at Urie’s Waterfront Restaurant with music from Jay Laboy from 2-4 p.m. Order a classic burger or choose from a variety of seafood selections on the menu. If you’re heading out later in the day, bring your friends and family for dinner and watch the Big Daddy Duo perform everything from the 50s to today from 6-9 p.m.
Stop by the Salty Mermaid Bar & Grille to see Camille Peruto perform music with a melodious blend of pop, rock and folk sounds at 7 p.m. She loves to put a unique twist on every song she covers, so come to hear her fun take on today’s hits and other acoustic classics!
Grab a beer from the bar and finish your night at MudHen Brewing Company, where Emily Drinker is performing a late-night music set from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Emily loves to blend folk, soul, and pop music (all with a ukulele), so MudHen is the perfect place to relax and have fun before you head home for the night.
Sunday, July 7
Walk out onto the Wildwood Boardwalk to Stubborn Brothers Sunday afternoon to watch Bill Caterini start playing at 2 p.m. Grab a bite to eat or a drink and relax in one of the adirondack chairs out on the deck. If you’re looking for something to do earlier in the day, Stubborn Brothers is only steps away from the Wildwood beaches or the Morey’s Park Ocean Oasis Water Park.
If you’re looking for another beach bar, you’ll find PigDog Bar BQ close-by on Morey’s Pier, so you won’t have to go far! Enjoy acoustic music from Pat Stoner from 3-7 p.m. and try one of the frozen signature drinks, like the Lemon Shake Up or the Pig Dog Margarita.
If your night’s not over, head over to Shamrock Beef & Ale to test your trivia skills with Quizzo with Swampoodle from 6-8 p.m. If you’re in the mood for live music, walk outside to the Castaways Bar for pop-rock music with Tyler Kingsley from 6-9 p.m.!
Sunday nights call for taking the stage and singing the hits! Invite the whole family out for Family Karaoke at North Shore Bar & Kitchen from 5-9 p.m. Warm up your voice, choose a song from a large music selection, and you’ll be ready to perform!
Monday, July 8
On Monday night, Toll Man Joe’s brings Hawaii to Wildwood with the Mahalo Monday Luaus! The family-friendly show features tropical music, a live hula show, and fire dancers for the complete luau experience. Seating times are 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for children 2-12 and can be purchased at tollmanjoes.com.
Tuesday, July 9
Stop by Kelly’s Cafe on Tuesday to see live music out on the patio with Rachel & Tyler from 7:30-11:30 p.m. The duo will be playing acoustic covers of oldies, classic rock, pop, and blues hits, so grab a drink and watch them jam out!
Wednesday, July 10
Bingo! Have some fun at the Surf Dog Bar & Grill with Tommy T-Bone and Bar Bingo at 7 p.m. Play alone or bring your friends. Just know, winners will receive gift certificates to Surf Dog. Game on!
Thursday, July 11
On Thursday night, DJ Mikey D is taking over Owen’s Pub at 9 p.m. to play all your favorite hits! Stop by earlier in the night to have great drinks and food to fuel up for the rest of your night. Plus, enjoy cheeseburgers for $3.95 all-day Thursday!
View the Entertainment Grid for a fun list of upcoming live entertainment in Cape May County!