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, June 22
TGIF! Nate Cwik takes us into the weekend by bringing the summer vibe to Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille in Cape May on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Nate not only brings the summer vibe; he lives it as well. Nate hardly leaves the beach, whether he’s in Cape May during the summer months, in Hawaii for the winter or taking the occasional surf trip. However, no matter where his board goes, so does his guitar. His musical tastes also reflects his lifestyle by playing some of his much loved music, such as Sublime, Bob Marley, Jack Johnson and more.
Also helping us welcome Friday is the BaNaNa Trio, playing on Sunset Stage at Two Mile Landing in Wildwood Crest from 5 to 9 p.m. BaNaNa Trio’s set list includes a wide variety of genres such as alternative and modern rock, island/reggae, pop, Top 40, R&B, jazz, fusion, oldies, classic rock, ballads, country, party favorites and more. No matter what your taste, Wesley Ochs and his crew will have you up and moving!
Saturday, June 23
The weekend continues Saturday evening with Love Junk taking the stage at Flip Flopz Beach Bar & Grill in North Wildwood from 5 to 9 p.m. With Jamie O’Donnell on vocals and guitar and Danny Lynch on vocals, guitar and drums, this duo strives to deliver the widest variety of music. Love Junk plays songs that keep the party going all night long, including pop, classic rock and R&B tunes. They make take up little foot space, but they sure do deliver a BIG quality sound and performance!
Prefer a more laid back Saturday night? Head to Menz Restaurant & Bar in Rio Grande where you can sit back, relax and take in the mellow tunes of Jim Doran from 6:30 to 9 p.m. A local favorite, Jim pairs his great vocals with fun acoustic melodies for a stress-free night out with family and friends.
Sunday, June 24
Although the weekend winds down on Sunday, One Hot Mess brings a performance to On The Rocks at the Cape May Ferry Terminal that’s nothing short of exciting! With over 15 years of experience, you can always expect the best live performance front One Hot Mess. Steve, Marc, Andrea and Bill play a wide range of music including classic rock, Motown, pop and more – anything you can dance and sing along to!
Monday, June 25
Cure those Monday blues by visiting the Brown Room at Congress Hall in Cape May and hearing unique covers by Chad Morales from 8 to 12 p.m. Chad incorporates many styles of music into his performances, including “Jack Johnson-esk” jams, bluesy soul, “stone cold” classic rock, reggae, jazz and funk. Join Chad in “Cape May’s Living Room” for a great time listening to your favorite songs with one of Congress Hall’s favorite performers!
Tuesday, June 26
On Tuesday, catch the musical stylings of Maddie Hogan on the patio at the Rusty Nail in Cape May. Although only 25 years old, Maddie is an accomplished musician who plays live every week at different venues in and around Philadelphia. This singer/songwriter likes to mash up cover songs of different genres, creating one-of-a-kind tunes from a variety of pop, acoustic rock, classic rock, hip hop, country and ‘90s rock songs.
Wednesday, June 27
Experience Les DeRose live and unplugged on Wednesday at 8 p.m. during Dogtooth Unplugged in Wildwood. Although Les enjoys all genres of music, as a singer/songwriter her style can best be described as a blend of pop, folk and blues. Her voice draws comparisons to artists such as Elle King, Brandi Carlile, Colbie Caillat and Norah Jones. To Les, music has always been the purest form of self-expression, and she loves being able to share that experience with her audience through her vocals and guitar.
Thursday, June 28
Rounding out the week is a game of Name That Tune on Thursday night at 8 p.m. at Country Club Tavern in Cape May Court House. Test your knowledge off all things music, enjoy great food and $1.50 Coors Light draft specials, and have some fun competing for the prize!
View the Entertainment Grid for a full list of upcoming live entertainment in Cape May County!