Wake Forest Live

Welcome to Wake Forest Live!

In case you haven’t noticed, Wake Forest is rapidly becoming a hotbed for live music. An effort that began with the annual Six Sundays in Spring concert series and Concerts in the Park has expanded to include Friday Night on WhiteRockin’ the Forest, Music at Midday, and more!

To keep you informed about these and other live music events offered by the Town of Wake Forest, Wake Forest Downtown, Inc., and/or the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, we’ve created "Wake Forest Live." Be sure to bookmark this page and refer to it often as your one-stop source for news and information about live music events in Wake Forest.
 

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Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Revue
The Soul of America Concert
Friday, April 21; 7:30 pm
Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre welcomes 2015 Grammy Winner Mike Farris on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 pm. A true musical renaissance man, Mike’s southern heritage and rich talent allow him to offer a unique blend of music and soul that include blues, rock, jazz and R&B. Tickets are $15 plus tax.

 


 

Friday Night on White
Begins Friday, April 28
Second Friday of each month from May - September 2017
South White Street, Downtown Wake Forest 

Friday Night on White will return to downtown Wake Forest in April 2017. Presented by White Street Brewing Co., the free concert series will again take place along South White Street on the second Friday of each month from April through September beginning at 6 pm. These free concerts will feature a variety of premier local bands. Beer, wine, soft drinks, and water will be available for purchase. 

  • PLEASE NOTE: Good Friday in 2017 falls on the second Friday in April (April 14). As a result, the April 2017 Friday Night on White will take place on the fourth Friday in April (April 28). 

 


 

Six Sundays in Spring
Sundays, April 30 - June 4
E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road

Bring the kids, friends, a picnic and a blanket and settle in for some foot-tapping, finger-snapping good times! The 2017 Six Sundays in Spring concert series is scheduled for six consecutive Sundays from April 30 through June 4.

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

 


 

Music at Midday
Thursdays in May
Centennial Plaza, 301 S. Brooks St.

Wake Forest will offer Music at Midday in the spring. The concert series returns to Centennial Plaza Thursday, May 4, and continues each Thursday throughout May.

Picture this: It's lunchtime Thursday and you're about to reheat last night's leftover spaghetti for lunch at your desk. Don't you wish you had a better alternative? Well now you do! Wake Forest's Music at Midday is your chance to try something new and refreshing!

Music at Midday offers you the opportunity to break away from the grind, go outside, and treat yourself to a free music concert.

 


 

Neck of the Woods
Friday, July 21; 7:30 pm
Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. 

Sponsored by Wake Forest ARTS, Neck of the Woods is a variety performance series that features emerging local artists. An evening may consist of several performance arts acts. Each show is different and may include actors, dancers, musicians, comedians, writers and spoken word artists. Come out and enjoy a truly unique and entertaining event and support your local artists! Cash bar for wine, beer and other refreshments. Tickets are $5.

 


 

Rockin' the Forest Music Series
Featuring Sarah Shook & the Disarmers
Saturday, Oct. 7; 8 pm
Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.  

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will continue the “Rockin’ the Forest” music series on Saturday, Oct. 7

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under.

 


 

Rockin' the Forest Music Series
Featuring Sarah Shook & the Disarmers
Saturday, Nov. 11; 8 pm
Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.  

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will continue the “Rockin’ the Forest” music series on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under.