Slide off your shoes and slip into the weekend! The LOOP (Las Olas Oceanside Park) Fort Lauderdale Beach will host Friday Night Sound Waves, the free weekly concert series presented by the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Beach Business Improvement District.
- 26 Ginetta’s Vendetta – As a pocket trumpeter, vocalist, composer and bandleader, Ginetta M. is an undeniable “triple threat female powerhouse” musician. Leading her acclaimed jazzy, funk, original band, Ginetta’s Vendetta, she spreads her gospel of “Peace Thru Music” along with America’s greatest export and cultural legacy, jazz around the world.This special Thanksgiving weekend performance willfeature saxophonist extraordinaire Jesse Jones Jr. Miles Lennox will be the special guest performer during the Music & Makers Market.
Friday Night Sound Waves welcomes area locals and global visitors, the young and the young at heart, to enjoy some of South Florida and the region’s best musical talents, performing an eclectic range of genres, including Jazz, Latin, Country, Top 40, Indie, Oldies and Classic Rock.
New this year is the Friday Night Sound Waves Dance Party powered by Florida Power & Light (FPL) during the band break. Preceding each concert is a member-based open workout with OutFit Training, the FLIPANY CATCH KIDS CLUB powered by Target and Ocean Spray, as well as the newly reimagined Music & Makers Market with a rotation of live pre-concert entertainment.
Music & Makers provides the opportunity for guests to engage with local artists and innovators representing the diverse and creative South Florida community. Curated by Carley Sumner, producer of the wildly popular Flamingo Flea, the weekly pop-up showcase features a rotation of the best vintage, jewelry, skincare, upcycled clothing, homewares, craft-batched foods and handmade accessories in South Florida. Acoustic music, live art, children’s activities and street performers will provide entertainment from 5 – 6:30 p.m. before the free Friday Night Sound Waves concerts at The LOOP.
The LOOP has teamed up with Suntex Marinas to support Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members. During the month of November, in honor of National Military Month, members of military families will be invited to sit in the Suntex Folds of Honor Zone where there will be chairs and blankets available for them. American Flags will be sold to raise funds for Folds of Honor and donations will also be accepted. Everyone who donates will receive a raffle ticket to be eligible to win an Engel cooler.
Every Friday, Oct. 8 – Dec. 31, 2021, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Las Olas Oceanside Park: 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
The most convenient place to park to access the event is the Las Olas Beach Parking Garage, where you can use the PayByPhone payment option and extend your parking from anywhere using the mobile PayByPhone APP.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, please visit http://FridayNightSoundWaves.com.