From regional powerhouses to nationally acclaimed acts, Delray Beach is a magnet for live music. With charming venues and epic weather, it’s no wonder musicians flock to South Florida stages. You won’t want to miss these 10 high-caliber acts in store for July and August:
Mary J Blige & Nas, July 11, Coral Sky Amphitheater
Douyé, July 12, Arts Garage
Diamond Dixie, July 13, Arts Garage
Get your country fix with these Orlando sisters, whose music has received nationwide acclaim. Go see them perform hits like “Without Your Love” and “Reckless” at Arts Garage.
Lil Wayne & Blink-182, July 25, Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Wait, what? Yes, you read that right. Unlikely stage mates, Lil Wayne and Blink-182 are co-headlining a summer tour and, sure enough, they’re making a stop at Coral Sky Amphitheatre. The rap and punk rock icons are sure to put on quite the show. Get your tickets now! Here’s a little preview of the genre-melding excitement that’s in store.
Kiki Sanchez, July 26, Arts Garage
This Peruvian jazz artist is a budding star on the national scene. Sanchez began playing piano at age 11 and has been on an upward trajectory ever since. If you’re in the mood for a night of smooth Latin jazz melodies, check him out!
Surfer Blood, July 21, 3rd and 3rd
This West Palm Beach-based indie-rock quartet plays in front of a hometown crowd at 3rd and 3rd in Delray Beach. Their surf rock sound is a perfect match for a warm summer night.
Kofi Boakye, Aug. 3, Arts Garage
This young pianist is known for his high-energy shows featuring music spanning the R&B, funk, and jazz genres. Catch him on tour before he heads off to the Berklee College of Music in Boston this fall.
Leslie Cartaya, Aug. 10, Arts Garage
Cartaya brings together Caribbean, Afro-American, Afro-Latin, and Latin-American rhythms in her debut solo album, “No Pares.” The Cuban artist is best known for her time with the Miami-based band PALO! Catch her solo act at Arts Garage.
Points North, Aug. 16, Arts Garage
Rock out to the instrumental sounds of Points North at Arts Garage. Leaders in the modern instrumental rock movement, Points North is known for its spirited performances. Line up your tickets now to see the skilled trio in action.
Florida Georgia Line, Aug. 29, Coral Sky Amphitheatre
If country’s your thing, give Florida Georgia Line a look. The duo is making a stop at Coral Sky Amphitheatre as part of its “Can’t Say I Ain’t Country” tour. Sway to hits like “Cruise” and “H.O.L.Y.” Hit up LiveNation.com for tickets.
Looking for more fun things to do in and around Delray Beach? Check out the Delray Station blog for ideas.