With dozens of historic and state-of-the-art venues, the Daytona Beach area has rapidly grown into a world-class music destination. Catering to visitors and residents alike, there are hundreds of diverse music events each year from doo wop and jazz, to reggae, rock and symphonic arrangements.
Symphony lovers will rave over the Daytona Beach Symphony Society's season at the amazing Peabody Auditorium, which hosts many notable musical acts and comedians throughout the year. Free Bandshell Concerts on the oceanfront come alive every Friday and Saturday night May through September with diverse musical acts from jazz and country to rock and Latin. The annual Daytona Blues Festival is a popular three-day event at Jackie Robinson Ballpark that features up-and-coming, as well as nationally-known, blues artists.
If your Daytona Beach vacation doesn’t include a multi-day music event, there are plenty of area bars and restaurants showcasing local musical acts and dance music. Popular haunts include island-inspired local music at Ocean Deck Restaurant and Beach Club, Razzles Dance Club, Bank & Blues Club on Main Street, and Roadside Tavern in Port Orange. Whether you’re looking for a night of rock and roll or prefer the sounds of an orchestra on the beach, Daytona Beach offers something for everyone’s musical taste.
Country 500 Great American Music Fest
The 2nd annual Country 500 Great American Music Fest will be spread over three days and nights of the Memorial Day weekend. Festival goers will be able to camp out in the infield, literally inside the festival for the entire weekend. The inaugural Country 500 in 2016 drew an amazing 75,000 country music craving fans from across the country to Daytona Beach and was met with rave reviews after the event. Visit Country500.com for information on the on-site lodging opportunities and travel packages.
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