- Friday, May 17th - Saturday, May 18th
Now in its 30th year, the Beaufort Music Festival has become a beloved event for music lovers everywhere, thanks to its amazing line-up of talented artists, and its home base in the charming coastal town of Beaufort. Featuring two full days of music that are stocked with local, regional, and even nationally recognized artists and performers, the Beaufort Music Festival is an enchanting way for newcomers to discover a range of new sounds and talents without ever leaving the heart of the Crystal Coast.
The Beaufort Music Festival takes place in the sunny month of May, and dozens of bands and performers are always on the schedule at varying points and venues throughout the town. Though each year’s line-up varies slightly to keep the event continually fresh, past performers include the Avett Brothers, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Southern Culture on the Skids, the Banditos, the Steep Canyon Rangers, Chatham County Line, and many, many more. With music that ranges from bluegrass and country, to funk, blues and jazz, all tastes are represented at this festival that is recognized as one of the best music events in Eastern North Carolina. Fun for all ages, the annual Beaufort Music Festival is a tradition that shouldn’t be missed by music fans.