Summer in the South Bay is synonymous with sunny beaches, yummy ice cream, warm weather, and vibrant live music. Whether you are a die-hard fan or casual listener looking for a fun vibe, here are some concerts and music events coming up in the South Bay to keep you entertained all summer long! From open-air events to intimate gigs, there’s something for everyone to groove to.
Summer Sound Series at Terranea Resort - Friday & Saturday Evenings through September 30 | 6 PM - 10 PM
Terranea Resort’s annual Summer Sound Series presents the best tribute, country, reggae, and classic rock bands at the bluffs at Nelson’s with exquisite panoramic Pacific ocean views! Enjoy food from Nelson’s sample amazing microbrews, and enjoy captivating sunsets. Performances are $15 for admission. Check out more information and the artist lineup here.
Shade Hotel Redondo & Manhattan Beach - Fridays & Saturdays | 6 PM - 9 PM
Shade Hotel in Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach hosts live music every Friday and Saturday from 6 PM - 9 PM. Look over the Redondo Beach marina or downtown Manhattan Beach and enjoy live music. Learn more here.
Zinc Craft Kitchen @ Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach - Sundays | 11 AM - 2 PM
Looking for a great brunch and bottomless mimosas with DJ entertainment? Look no further! Head to Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach at Zinc Craft Kitchen for Sunday Funday plans! Click here for more information.
The Lighthouse Cafe Hermosa Beach
A local favorite and previous jazz club since 1949, The Lighthouse Cafe hosts live music bands of all genres. Stop by on the weekends for brunch and live music or if the weekends don’t work for you, don’t worry, live entertainment can be found there 7 nights/a week! Learn more here.
BeachLife Ranch - September 22-24
Saddle Up, South Bay! BeachLife Ranch is returning at the end of September. Enjoy the “coastal cowboy” vibe in full effect in Redondo Beach with headliners Jack Johnson, The Doobie Brothers, Cody Jinks, Brad Paisley, Midland, and many more! This three-day festival brings together South Bay locals alike to enjoy great live music and the best local food & drinks. Check out more information here!
Concerts at the Hermosa Beach Pier - Sundays through August 27 | 5 PM - 8 PM
Head down to the Hermosa Beach Pier for some live music on Sundays from 5 PM -8 PM! Stop into Vista for some spicy margaritas and enjoy the live music while watching the sunset! Click here to learn more.
Concerts in the Park Manhattan Beach - Sundays through September 3 | 5 PM - 7 PM
Bring some picnic blankets and beach chairs and head over to Polliwog Park on Sundays from 5:00 - 7:00 PM where live bands will be playing! Learn more here.
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