Music in the Golden Isles

by Tully
Discover the Golden Isles Music Scene

It’s always a good time to visit Georgia’s, Golden Isles! Even though summer has ended, there is still plenty of time to enjoy the area’s top attractions. So, whether you want to spend your time playing world-class golf, discovering Georgia history, or listening to live music, we have something for everyone year-round. We encourage you to explore the Golden Isles music scene, where you can find live music at our bars and restaurants every night. Stay with us at Real Escapes Properties, and you will be centrally located to all of our favorite live music venues.

St. Simons Island Live Music

St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island offer regular live music performances that you can find on the weekly live music schedule. Here are the top St. Simons Island live music spots:


Ziggy’s offers an excellent restaurant for listening and dancing to live music during vacation. In addition to talented musicians, you can expect special events like line dancing classes where you can cut a rug together.

Gnat’s Landing

Gnat’s Landing offers a laidback family-friendly atmosphere for great drinks and entertainment on the island. Live music is featured on Friday nights from 7-10 pm. 

Bennie’s Red Barn

Bennie’s Red Barn has been an island tradition for almost 70 years, offering exceptional steak, seafood, entertainment, and ambiance. Next to the Barn is the Treebar, where you can experience live music and dancing Thursday-Saturday. 

Jekyll Island Live Music

Take a short ferry from St. Simons Island to Jekyll Island and discover the Golden Isles music scene on the island:

Tortuga Jacks

Tortuga Jacks offers the best destination for beach views and live music on the island. Enjoy your drinks under a tiki hut while enjoying sunset ocean views. They feature live music from local musicians, along with karaoke and gambling nights. 

The Wharf

The Wharf is located on the historic Jekyll Pier, offering open-air dining on the water. Live musicians head to the deck of The Wharf every Wednesday through Saturday to play tunes to the public.

Visit Georgia’s Golden Isles Today!

There is always a bar or restaurant playing live music on our Georgia islands. The Golden Isles music schedule is updated weekly, so you can always find the perfect venue during vacation. Stay with us at Real Escapes Properties on St. Simons Island and browse our collection of over 150 vacation rentals. Plan your island vacation today!