Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the ParkBring your family and friends, a picnic and a blanket and settle in for some foot-tapping, finger-snapping good times!

ARTS Wake Forest and the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will present free concerts at E. Carroll Joyner Park on Sunday, Sept. 4, and Sunday, Sept. 11. Both performances will get underway at 5:30 p.m. in the Joyner Park Amphitheater - situated adjacent to the shade provided by the majestic pecan grove.

Food and refreshments will be available for purchase or bring your own picnic.

2022 Concert Schedule

The Nigel Experience Band
Sunday, Sept. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Nigel Experience Band is an exciting party band that specialize in the soulful sounds of Motown, Classy Party, Funk, and Beach music to today's latest hits. 

Heads Up Penny
Sunday, Sept. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Heads Up Penny is a five-piece band currently based out of Raleigh with influences rooted in blues, rock, country, funk, Americana, and soul.

From 5-7 p.m., the PRCR Advisory Board will provide an array of organized games and activities as part of Wake Forest Unplugged.


The following food and dessert trucks are scheduled to be onsite for each concert:


Weather Updates

In case of inclement weather, updated concert information will be available on the Town's Facebook page and by calling the Wake Forest Weather Line at 919-435-9569.

Smart phone users who have downloaded the Town of Wake Forest app will receive a push notification message informing them of any schedule changes.

In the event of inclement weather, the concerts may be moved inside the Joyner Park Community Center. 

Park Reminders

Please park in Joyner Park's designated parking lot 

Alcoholic beverages, smoking, firearms, and unleashed pets are prohibited at Joyner Park.


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Concerts in the Park
Special Events Coordinator

E. Carroll Joyner Park
701 Harris Road


Free on-site parking

Items Allowed

Blankets, lawn chairs, food, non-alcoholic beverages 

Items Not Allowed

Alcoholic beverages, personal grills (gas or charcoal), weapons of any kind, unleashed pets