Seagrove Beach Blog - Music

Live Music in South Walton

Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

After you clean up from a long day at the beach, it’s time for a night out on the town. Looking for some live music to dance the evening away? We have plenty of options for you! Every Sunday at Gulf Place, enjoy the summer concert series at the amphitheater. Each week, a new band plays from 5pm-8pm for free on the lawn. Grab a blanket or lawn chair and head to Gulf Place for the weekly fun. Finish off the evening with some ice cream at Sunrise Coffee Shop or a pizza at Pizza by the Sea to take back to your 30A vacation rental .  For a more intimate setting, try 30A Songwriter Radio coffee shop. Tuesdays are Open Mic night, Thursdays are Local read more

30A Song Writers Festival

Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017

What do you get when the hottest musical artists perform on the coolest beaches in Florida? The 30A Songwriters Festival! Set for January 13th through the 16th, 2017, this festival draws over 175 artists to perform in a variety of venues throughout 30A. Amphitheaters, town halls, restaurants, theaters, bars and covered patios are transformed into unique music venues. An exciting line-up of performers and hot spots has been released!  Headline performances from artists John Prine, Cheap Trick, Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Shawn Colvin in addition to main stage performances by Parker Millsap, Drivin N Cryin, and Amy LaVere have been confirmed read more

Gulf Place Brings Back Outdoor Concerts

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

One of the best things about a beach community is all the outdoor events. When the weather is warm, people come together for fun in all sorts of activities. The 30-A area is lucky to have plenty of options to choose from this summer. From Farmers Markets to ArtWalks to outdoor concerts, we have lots to keep us busy.   The Gulf Place shopping center is located on the corner of 30-A and Highway 393 directly across from beach access. The plaza features coffee and ice cream shops, upscale boutiques, a surf shop, pizza place and more. During the summer months, concerts are enjoyed each Sunday at the amphitheater lawn. Among the lineup this year read more

30A Songwriters Festival

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

South Walton will be full of song on January 15th through the 17th, 2016 at the 7th Annual 30A Songwriters Festival! Headline performances from esteemed writers who perform their own music and performers who write their own songs will take place in various venues along Scenic Highway 30A. This three day festival with a mix of music styles will attract music lovers from all over! An impressive line-up of performers as well as venues has been released. Jackson Browne, Grace Potter, Shovels & Rope and Wine, Women & Song featuring Matraca Berg, Suzy Bogguss & Gretchen Peters, to name a few, have recently been confirmed. The leading performance from read more

Lip Sync Battle Emerald Coast Style

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Emerald Coast’s first ever lip sync battle will take place on Thursday, October 29th, 2015.  The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort will host the event at 7:00pm. Get ready for an evening of music, dance, fun and a lot of laughs!   Calling all car singers and shower singers to enjoy a few minutes of fame lip syncing to their favorite jam! Solo, duo and trio teams are invited to compete for the sought after Lip Sync Crown. Challenge your friends to a little competition through social media and invite your own fan club to cheer you on! A panel of judges will choose based on originality and creativity; audience interaction and support; costume read more

Legendary Gregg Allman Performs Live in South Walton

Posted on Thursday, May 8, 2014

The 26th Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival will be held in Grand Boulevard on May 9th-11th. Beginning on Monday, local galleries will participate in “Gallery Nights” each night before the festival. Special parties will be held and open to the public. On Friday from 8pm-11pm, there will be an “After Hours Beach Bash” on the Grand Park lawn with drinks, food and live music. The festival will feature over 100 artists and include art demonstrations and live entertainment. This event is produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and has become a premier event for South Walton.  For overnight accommodations, Garrett Realty Services read more

5th Annual 30A Songwriters Festival Opens the Year With Impressive Lineup

Posted on Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Northwest Florida looks forward to the Songwriters Festival each year and will not be let down January 17th-19th. Hit songwriter Joe Leathers calls the event “the Sundance of songwriter festivals” and tickets sell out fast. With over 150 artists to attend and more than 200 performances, guests will enjoy some of the country’s top performers. Among the featured singer/songwriters are John Oates, Kristian Bush of Sugarland, Loudon Wainwright III, Shawn Mullins, and Ani DiFranco.   Performances will take place in over 25 venues along Highway 30A, including beach communities such as Seaside, Seagrove Beach and WaterColor. Music fans near and far read more

South Walton: 5th Annual SongWriters Festival

Posted on Monday, December 2, 2013

Move over Nashville because on January 17th South Walton presents the 5th Annual SongWriters Festival! For three full days 30A will be transformed into Music City, where songwriters from all over come to share their passion for music. Nashville’s “in the round” setting is re-created by the venues of 30A for more of an intimate performance. The 5th Annual SongWriters Festival will feature 150 esteemed artists such as: Kristian Bush, Loudon Wainwright lll, Ani DiFranco, Craig Fuller, Glenn Phillips Band, Matthew Sweet, Jeffrey Steele, and the list goes on with more to be announced in the coming months.  A variety of read more

30A Songwriter’s Festival

Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012

“If you sing a song a day you will make a better way”, these are the words of my favorite musicians/songwriters. The performers and songwriters are Earth, Wind, & Fire. The message is being celebrated for the fourth year in a row at the 30A Songwriters Festival. This incredible event includes three days of pure, unadulterated talent! It’s an event where famous, infamous, and local talent will share the stage and rock the audience. Household names like Mary Chapin Carpenter, Jeffrey Steele, and Suzanne Vega belt it out with local, up-coming stars such as Chris Alvarado and Kyle LaMonica. As if the line-up is not enough, read more