Summer is in the air and soon the sounds of many summer music series will be as well. Each summer, visitors and residents alike, enjoy open air concerts on waterfront parks and lawns throughout the Golden Isles.

Hosts of the below events ask, in accordance with the CDC, you follow social distancing guidelines when attending these events. 

Sounds by the Sea

Sounds by the Sea is put on by Golden Isles Arts and Humanities bringing great concerts by the best local and regional musicians each summer, beginning Memorial Day Weekend and lasting into August. Planned for high tide evenings, for maximum breeze and comfort, the concerts bring listeners to beautiful Neptune Park at the edge of the ocean on St. Simons Island for one of the most pleasant and entertaining evening you can spend in the Golden Isles. 

May 30 - Phil Morrison

July 25 - Artist TBA

August 22 - Artist TBA

September 21 - Artist TBA

All concerts begin at 7pm. 

It is recommended that tickets to Sounds by the Sea be purchased in advance through the Golden Isles Arts & Humanities Association. Admission to Sounds by the Sea is $10 for adults. Children ages 6 to 12 are $5, and children younger than 6 years old get in free. 

A Little Light Music 

A Little Light Music is a unique experience put on by the Coastal Georgia Historical Society. Held on the oceanfront lawns of the St. Simons Island Lighthouse, concert-goers are encouraged to bring picnics, lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy performances on select Sunday evenings from June until September. 

May 9 - The Tams

June 20 - The Funk Brotherhood

July 11 - Michael Stacey Band

September 5 - Sounds of Motown

Concerts begin at 7pm. Tickets are $15 for adults; children under 12 and Keepers of the Light are admitted free of charge. Tickets may be purchased in advance in the Museum Store or at the gate the evening of the concert. 

Brunswick Music District  

The Brunswick Music District brings downtown Brunswick to life with a series of live music and concerts at Jekyll, Machen and Queen Squares in downtown Brunswick. This event is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, get involved in the community and support our local musicians and businesses! Enjoy Brunswick's live music on Friday and Saturday nights from 6:00 - 9:00pm.

 Learn more about the Brunswick Music District here

Outdoor Concerts at Neptune Park

Kick off or wrap up the summer season with outdoor concerts at Neptune Park! Golden Isles Arts & Humanities brings great music in a perfect setting every summer. Stay tuned for the 2023 concert schedule. For more information call 912.262.6934 or visit

For more events and festivals in the Golden Isles this summer, head to our Events Calendar!