Boardwalk Merchants and the Friends of the Bandshell

Announce the 2024 FREE Star Spangled Summer Concert Series
will Kick Off Saturday, May 25, And Run Through Saturday, September 28

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (March 14, 2024) – On Saturday, May 25th, the Daytona Beach Bandshell’s 2024 FREE Star Spangled Summer Concert Series, presented by Boardwalk Merchants and Friends of the Bandshell will officially kick off the popular summer concert series by hosting the first free Saturday night concert of the 2024 Free Star Spangled Summer Concert Series. Back by popular demand, the night sky will come alive with the “Bud Light-Lights Up Daytona Fireworks Display” over the ocean after the shows. Concerts begin at 7:15 PM, and fireworks over the ocean follow the concerts at 9:45 PM.

The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series is an annual free summer concert series that takes place on Saturday nights at the world’s most famous beach’s historic Bandshell located on the North end of the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and is an experience both locals and visitors alike look forward to every summer. The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series is known for bringing the best Tribute Bands to the beach and will begin the 2024 concert series on May 25th and continue every Saturday night through September 28th. The family-friendly concerts make for a star-spangled summer of fun for everyone.

On Saturday, May 25th, the concert series will officially kick off with RUSHOUR and KISS AMERICA, tributes to RUSH and KISS. RUSHOUR is a mind-blowing recreation of a real RUSH concert! RUSH has to be one of the hardest bands to portray, and RUSHOUR is as close as one can get! Their dedication to note-for-note playing and fantastic vocals that sound just like Geddy Lee will astound attendees. RUSHOUR plays all of the many big classic songs RUSH made famous, like Tom Sawyer and Limelight, and many of the deep cuts and fan favorites like 2112, By-Tor & The Snow Dog, Anthem, A Passage to Bangkok, Subdivisions, and many more.

Following RUSHOUR, KISS AMERICA will take the stage. KISS AMERICA brings an amazing tribute to KISS and is a fantastic recreation of a KISS concert with amazing costumes, props, and look-alike performers with years of experience playing big shows and events! KISS America will perform KISS’s great big hits and all of the KISS fan favorites.

Concert attendees can expect to hear great fist-pumping anthem songs and sing-a-longs like Detroit Rock City, I Was Made For Loving You, Strutter, Lick It Up, Cold Gin, Shout It Out Loud, Rock And Roll All Night, Love It Loud, Forever, Beth, Heavens On Fire, Black Diamond, Shock Me, Crazy Nights and many more!

On June 1st, Friends of the Bandshell will recognize the service of our veterans and will commemorate the Bud Asher Memorial Celebration by honoring local veterans with a patriotic flyover and the singing of the National Anthem at the Bandshell. ALLMAN REVIVAL and BEAUTIFUL LOSER will perform tributes to the Allman Brothers and Bob Seger.

On Thursday, July 4th, Friends of the Bandshell will celebrate Independence Day with a show featuring Alter Eagles, an Eagles Tribute Band. The show will also include a special extended “Bud Light-Lights Up Daytona Fireworks Display” paired with patriotic music provided by 95.7 The Hog radio show. Happy Birthday, America!

The public is invited to bring their entire family. Attendees may bring their own chairs. VIP seat tickets will be sold on Ticketmaster starting Friday, April 15. Ticketmaster will continue selling VIP tickets to each show through 2 PM the day before each show. Bandshell Box Office will also sell VIP tickets at the Bandshell on the day of the show at 5 PM. VIP tickets are $15 per person, and chairs may be rented for $5 each.

Bandshell parking is available at the nearby Ocean Center garage and surface lots. Attendees parking in the Ocean Center garage can take the pedestrian overpass to the Bandshell, purchase concessions and drinks, and enjoy the live show!

Additionally, while appreciating cool evenings with live music under the stars, concert attendees may stroll the boardwalk, play skeeball or video games while enjoying food and drinks, and the street performers on the world's most famous Boardwalk.

The 2024 Star Spangled Summer Concert Series title sponsor is Daytona Beach  Boardwalk. Presenting sponsors are the City of Daytona Beach, Bud Light, and Ocean Walk Shoppes. Participating sponsors are  95.7 The Hog Radio, Jon Hall Chevrolet Daytona, Ocean Center Daytona Beach, Coca-Cola, Daytona Turkey Run, and Pizza King on the Boardwalk.

For more information, please visit Friends of the Bandshell Facebook page at www.facebook.com/friendsofthebandshell, or the Friends of the Bandshell Website at www.bandshell.info or call 386-671-3472.

 

Friends of the Bandshell:

In 1996, Friends of the Bandshell, Inc. a not-for-profit corporation, was formed with the specific goal of restoring this jewel of Daytona Beach and bringing back a repertoire of outstanding artists with concerts for area residents and visiting tourists. Their goal is to make this a cultural force in the community, not only through entertainment, but also as an arts educational beacon shining on the Northeast Florida student population.

Their mission is to develop the Bandshell into a first class outdoor performing arts center that will stimulate and educate the community with a variety of uplifting, cultural presentations aimed at entertaining and raising appreciation for continued use and preservation of a historic beachside treasure:

The Daytona Beach Bandshell

Click here for other concerts and events held at the Bandshell!

Upcoming Events
Smokin' & Renegade: Tributes to Boston and Styx
Saturday, June 29, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Smokin' & Renegade: Tributes to Boston and Styx
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Alter Eagles: A Tribute to The Eagles
Thursday, July 4, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Alter Eagles: A Tribute to The Eagles
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Southern Cross & Bad Moon Rising: Tributes to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and Creedence Clearwater Revival
Saturday, July 6, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Southern Cross & Bad Moon Rising: Tributes to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and Creedence Clearwater Revival
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Hotter Than July: Tributes to The Commodores and Stevie Wonder
Saturday, July 13, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Hotter Than July: Tributes to The Commodores and Stevie Wonder
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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REO Survivor & Co. plus Chicago Rewired: Tributes to REO Speedwagon, Survivor, Loverboy and Chicago
Saturday, July 20, 2024 | 7:15 PM
REO Survivor & Co. plus Chicago Rewired: Tributes to REO Speedwagon, Survivor, Loverboy and Chicago
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Absolute Queen: A Tribute to Queen
Saturday, July 27, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Absolute Queen: A Tribute to Queen
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Never Stop Believin': A Tribute to Journey
Saturday, August 3, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Never Stop Believin': A Tribute to Journey
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Fleetwood Max: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
Saturday, August 10, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Fleetwood Max: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Best of Rod: A Tribute to Rod Stewart
Saturday, August 17, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Best of Rod: A Tribute to Rod Stewart
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Absolute Def Leppard & Highway to Hell: Tributes to Def Leppard and AC/DC
Saturday, August 31, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Absolute Def Leppard & Highway to Hell: Tributes to Def Leppard and AC/DC
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Turnstiles: A Tribute to Billy Joel
Saturday, August 24, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Turnstiles: A Tribute to Billy Joel
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Rocket Man: A Tribute to Elton John
Saturday, September 7, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Rocket Man: A Tribute to Elton John
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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In the Light of Led Zeppelin: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin
Saturday, September 14, 2024 | 7:15 PM
In the Light of Led Zeppelin: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Completely Unchained: A Tribute to Van Halen
Saturday, September 21, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Completely Unchained: A Tribute to Van Halen
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Wall of Echos: A Tribute to Pink Floyd
Saturday, September 28, 2024 | 7:15 PM
Wall of Echos: A Tribute to Pink Floyd
2024 Star-Spangled Summer Concert Series
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Boardwalk Merchants and the Friends of the Bandshell

Announce the 2024 FREE Star Spangled Summer Concert Series
will Kick Off Saturday, May 25, And Run Through Saturday, September 28

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (March 14, 2024) – On Saturday, May 25th, the Daytona Beach Bandshell’s 2024 FREE Star Spangled Summer Concert Series, presented by Boardwalk Merchants and Friends of the Bandshell will officially kick off the popular summer concert series by hosting the first free Saturday night concert of the 2024 Free Star Spangled Summer Concert Series. Back by popular demand, the night sky will come alive with the “Bud Light-Lights Up Daytona Fireworks Display” over the ocean after the shows. Concerts begin at 7:15 PM, and fireworks over the ocean follow the concerts at 9:45 PM.

The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series is an annual free summer concert series that takes place on Saturday nights at the world’s most famous beach’s historic Bandshell located on the North end of the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and is an experience both locals and visitors alike look forward to every summer. The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series is known for bringing the best Tribute Bands to the beach and will begin the 2024 concert series on May 25th and continue every Saturday night through September 28th. The family-friendly concerts make for a star-spangled summer of fun for everyone.

On Saturday, May 25th, the concert series will officially kick off with RUSHOUR and KISS AMERICA, tributes to RUSH and KISS. RUSHOUR is a mind-blowing recreation of a real RUSH concert! RUSH has to be one of the hardest bands to portray, and RUSHOUR is as close as one can get! Their dedication to note-for-note playing and fantastic vocals that sound just like Geddy Lee will astound attendees. RUSHOUR plays all of the many big classic songs RUSH made famous, like Tom Sawyer and Limelight, and many of the deep cuts and fan favorites like 2112, By-Tor & The Snow Dog, Anthem, A Passage to Bangkok, Subdivisions, and many more.

Following RUSHOUR, KISS AMERICA will take the stage. KISS AMERICA brings an amazing tribute to KISS and is a fantastic recreation of a KISS concert with amazing costumes, props, and look-alike performers with years of experience playing big shows and events! KISS America will perform KISS’s great big hits and all of the KISS fan favorites.

Concert attendees can expect to hear great fist-pumping anthem songs and sing-a-longs like Detroit Rock City, I Was Made For Loving You, Strutter, Lick It Up, Cold Gin, Shout It Out Loud, Rock And Roll All Night, Love It Loud, Forever, Beth, Heavens On Fire, Black Diamond, Shock Me, Crazy Nights and many more!

On June 1st, Friends of the Bandshell will recognize the service of our veterans and will commemorate the Bud Asher Memorial Celebration by honoring local veterans with a patriotic flyover and the singing of the National Anthem at the Bandshell. ALLMAN REVIVAL and BEAUTIFUL LOSER will perform tributes to the Allman Brothers and Bob Seger.

On Thursday, July 4th, Friends of the Bandshell will celebrate Independence Day with a show featuring Alter Eagles, an Eagles Tribute Band. The show will also include a special extended “Bud Light-Lights Up Daytona Fireworks Display” paired with patriotic music provided by 95.7 The Hog radio show. Happy Birthday, America!

The public is invited to bring their entire family. Attendees may bring their own chairs. VIP seat tickets will be sold on Ticketmaster starting Friday, April 15. Ticketmaster will continue selling VIP tickets to each show through 2 PM the day before each show. Bandshell Box Office will also sell VIP tickets at the Bandshell on the day of the show at 5 PM. VIP tickets are $15 per person, and chairs may be rented for $5 each.

Bandshell parking is available at the nearby Ocean Center garage and surface lots. Attendees parking in the Ocean Center garage can take the pedestrian overpass to the Bandshell, purchase concessions and drinks, and enjoy the live show!

Additionally, while appreciating cool evenings with live music under the stars, concert attendees may stroll the boardwalk, play skeeball or video games while enjoying food and drinks, and the street performers on the world's most famous Boardwalk.

The 2024 Star Spangled Summer Concert Series title sponsor is Daytona Beach  Boardwalk. Presenting sponsors are the City of Daytona Beach, Bud Light, and Ocean Walk Shoppes. Participating sponsors are  95.7 The Hog Radio, Jon Hall Chevrolet Daytona, Ocean Center Daytona Beach, Coca-Cola, Daytona Turkey Run, and Pizza King on the Boardwalk.

For more information, please visit Friends of the Bandshell Facebook page at www.facebook.com/friendsofthebandshell, or the Friends of the Bandshell Website at www.bandshell.info or call 386-671-3472.

 

Friends of the Bandshell:

In 1996, Friends of the Bandshell, Inc. a not-for-profit corporation, was formed with the specific goal of restoring this jewel of Daytona Beach and bringing back a repertoire of outstanding artists with concerts for area residents and visiting tourists. Their goal is to make this a cultural force in the community, not only through entertainment, but also as an arts educational beacon shining on the Northeast Florida student population.

Their mission is to develop the Bandshell into a first class outdoor performing arts center that will stimulate and educate the community with a variety of uplifting, cultural presentations aimed at entertaining and raising appreciation for continued use and preservation of a historic beachside treasure:

The Daytona Beach Bandshell

Click here for other concerts and events held at the Bandshell!