Type to search

Where to Enjoy Live Entertainment at the Beach




These establishments are designed for live performances.


Milton Theatre

The downtown Milton landmark, which was built in 1901, has experienced a rebirth. A $2.5 million capital campaign starts in July. 

Next up: Psychic medium Deanna Fitzpatrick on Friday, June 22; Black Sabbath Tribute on Saturday, June 23

110 Union St., Milton • 684-3038


Clear Space Theatre Company

The professional acting company is responsible for up to 150 performances a season, most of which take place in the dedicated downtown Rehoboth theater.

Next up: The Rocky Horror Picture Show from June 26–Sept. 1; Footloose from June 29–Aug. 28

20 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach • 227-2270


Bottle & Cork

The bar is best known as a concert venue that attracts national acts.

Next up: The Legwarmers on Friday, June 22; Badfish, a tribute to Sublime, on June 27; Chris Lane on June 29; Maxi Priest on July 1

1807 DE-1, Dewey Beach • 227-7272


The Freeman Stage

This al fresco performing arts venue near Fenwick Island hosts well-known acts such as the Gin Blossoms, the Beach Boys, Cheap Trick and Vince Gill. However, as part of its mission, it also showcases local/regional acts and children’s entertainers.

Next up: Chris Janson on Friday, June 22; Simply Diamond on Saturday, June 23

31750 Lake View Dr., Selbyville • 436-3015




Several bars and restaurants amp it up around and after the dinner hour. Here are some examples.


Irish Eyes Restaurant & Pub

Both locations offer entertainment including karaoke, trivia nights and live music. 

Next up: Press Play, a rock ‘n’ roll band, on Saturday, June 23, in Milton; Dirty Deal Blues on Saturday, June 23, in Lewes

105 Union St, Milton • 684-8889
213 Anglers Rd, Lewes • 645-6888


Bethany Blues

The Lewes location has a stage in the bar area for performers.

Next up: Electric Smoke on Friday, June 22; Nate Myers & the Aces on Saturday, June 23

18385 Coastal Hwy., Lewes • 644-2500


Crooked Hammock Brewery

Between sipping microbrews, eating burgers and watching the kids play in the fenced backyard, you can listen to music.

Next up: Clifford Keith Trio on Friday, June 22; Bettenro on Saturday, June 23

36707 Crooked Hammock Way, Lewes • 644-7837


Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats

Performers take the expansive stage at 10 p.m. in the new building, which has a sound system designed for bands.

Next up: White Demin on Friday, June 22; Braxton Hicks on Saturday, June 23

320 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth • 226-2739


The Starboard Restaurant

Like the orange crushes and Bloody Mary bar, the live music at The Starboard is part of its character.

Next up: Kristen & the Noise on Saturday, June 23; The Redd Hotts on Deck and Kristen & Johnny on Sunday, June 24

2009 Coastal Hwy., Dewey Beach • 227-4600


The Rusty Rudder

The large stage, deck seating and multiple bars are part of this bayside restaurant’s appeal.

Next up: The Rockets on Friday, June 22; Love Seed Mama Jump on Saturday, June 23   

113 Dickins St., Dewey Beach • 227-3888


Paradise Grill

There are multiple stages, so up to three acts can perform on Fridays or Saturdays.

Next up: The Girlfriends, Katelyn Christine and Evolution X on Friday, June 22; Lower Case Blues and Garden State Radio on Saturday, June 23

27344 Bay Rd., Long Neck • 945-4500




Many coastal towns feature free concerts in summer. Check out these websites for more information:

Get the Delaware Today Best Restaurants Guide for FREE!

Keep a pulse on local food, art, and entertainment content when you join our Delaware Today newsletter.

No thank you
Delaware best restaurants