BAY COUNTY – Summer may have wrapped up in Bay County, but the music scene is still booming.
Area venues welcome local musicians and bands to play daily throughout Bay County. Options abound around town, and there are plenty of opportunities to catch live music any day of the week.
From Panama City to 30A, here’s a look at where live music is happening through the end of the month:
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Small village and fin
Relax under a palapa and enjoy live music at Little Village & Fins, 2808 W. 12th St. in St. Andrews. All shows are free, family and pet-friendly. Grab a drink from the bar, shop at the boutique, or feast on some tacos from Finn’s Island Style Grub. Little Village & Finns are scheduled to perform through next week. Here’s a look at the shows:
- August 25: Blues at Drew’s with Janelle Frost, 6-9 p.m
- August 26: Matt Law, 6-9 p.m
- August 27: Gillerans Island, 1-4 p.m.; Adam Roberts, 4-6 p.m.; and Dashboard Chihuahua, 6-9 p.m
- August 28: Wasabi Sabis, 1-4 p.m
- August 30: Joseph Brooks, 6-9 p.m
- August 31: Brian Muth, 6-9 p.m
For more information, call 850-215-8780.
House of Bourbon
No surrender bands House of Bourbon, 1201 Beck Ave., debuts Friday night from 8 p.m. to midnight. Grab a drink and get ready to dance. There is no cover charge to attend.
For more information, call 850-785-8706 or visit www.houseofbourbonpc.com.
Harrison’s Kitchen and Bar
Enjoy southern and coastal flavors at Panama City’s newest waterfront restaurant, Harrison’s Kitchen & Bar, 5 Harrison Ave. The restaurant invites local musicians to perform every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 6pm to 9pm and on Sundays from 10am to 1am. Here’s a look at who’s performing this week:
- August 25: Casey Phelps, 6-9 p.m
- August 26: String Theory, 6-9 p.m.
- August 29: Vibe, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m
For more information, call 850-979-5550, or visit www.harrisonskitchenandbar.com.
Visit Saltwater Grill, 11040 Hutchison Blvd., Panama City Beach for a great meal on a Friday or Saturday night while listening to live music. George Allen. The Panama City-based musician will bring you a night full of soulful music both nights from 7-10 p.m.
Downtown Panama City and Historic St. Andrews
Play Music on the Porch Day Stroll downtown and the streets of St. Andrews to enjoy live music at local businesses and restaurants.
More than 25 artists can be found at local venues in downtown Panama City on Saturday afternoons from 2-4pm and around 50 musicians in the St. Andrews area from 3-6pm.
Play Music on the Porch Day is an annual worldwide event for musicians to play music outside on the porches of area businesses and restaurants. Every year, on the last Saturday of August, musicians from all over the world find common ground through music, regardless of their differences.
Barracuda Beach Bar and Grill
Barracuda Beach Bar and Grill, 6628 Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach, will bring live music to the main stage Friday night. Enjoy a night of great food, strong drinks and rocking music Salt Rock Band Performing live with special guests Spike from Sticky T and Chris from Hellers. The performance runs from 9pm to midnight.
For more information, call 850-249-3343 or visit barracudabeachpcb.com.
Grab your favorite Irish fare and a cold drink and head to House of Henry, 461 Harrison Ave. Get ready to rock with live music on Friday nights at true soul, and tune from Mitch and the Mule Drivers Saturday night. Bands will bring their talents to HoH on both nights from 9pm to midnight.
For more information, call 850-481-1602 or visit www.Hohpub.com.
Buster’s Hangar 67
Three musicians will take the stage at Buster’s Hangar 67, 5908 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Join the weekend fun at Buster’s with entertainment, games, drinks and live music to enjoy. Here’s who’s playing:
- August 26: Mark Payne, 7 p.m.; Salt Rock Band, 9 p.m
- August 27: Mitch and the Mule Drivers, 9 p.m
- August 28: Brittnie Sloan, 6 p.m
For more information, call 850-234-9250 or visit Buster’s Beer & Bait on Facebook.
Get your groove on at 30Avenue’s Summer Concert Series, located at 12805 US 98, Inlet Beach. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to sit and relax while enjoying the live music. The series features musicians playing a mix of country, rock, pop and blues from 6pm to 9pm through the end of August.
- August 25: John Hart
- August 26: Otha + Christy
- August 27: Gage Smith
- August 28: Jim Couch
- August 29: shakedown
- August 30: Casey Kearney
- August 31: Foxplay
For more information, call 850-231-1127 or visit thirtyavenue.com.