Welcome to The Village of Baytowne Wharf where the music rolls every Wednesday night from 7-9pm. Don’t miss the weekly 2016 lineup in the events plaza in the heart of #SandestinFL.
September Baytowne WNC Series | Fall 2016
Sep 7 | The Blenders
Pensacola based blues band, The Blenders are a distinctive mix of funk, soul, rhythm, and blues. The four-piece band is a blend of saxophone, guitar, drums, and vocals. Joe Long, on bass provides an energetic backdrop, Don Tucker on drums and vocals and Long function as the heartbeat of the band. Their newest member, John Link on keyboard, saxophone, and vocals has an impressive background serving as a band leader for the United States Air Force for several years. This local band has been captivating audiences for the past seven years, and continues to show a passion for blues.
Sep 14 | Biscuit Miller
At a young age, Biscuit Miller picked up a love for music, starting out on his brother’s bass four string electric guitar. With over 250 shows a year, this band has a dedicated fan base. In 2012, Biscuit Miller received Blues Music Award for Bassist of the Year.
Sep 21 | Courtyard Saints
Founded by Mike Whitty of The Thompson Brothers Band, Courtyard Saints is a local rock band based from South Walton. Major influences include folk, electric songs of Bob Dylan, to The Beatles, John Prine and The Beach Boys. Their debut song “Sunshine State” is a tribute to the early days of rock and roll.
Sep 28 | Lauren St. Jane
Lauren St. Jane is a blend of country, Americana rock with her Southern roots. Her EP “American Dreams” debuted in 2011, and has been the catalyst in leading her to share the stage with legendary artists. This country music sensation has a dedication to the craft of country with prolific writing and a passion for both song and sound. Some of inspiration includes the influences of Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Grace Potter, and Patty Loveless.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf Wednesday Night Concerts Series takes place throughout the year in Sandestin, FL. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the great live music under the stars in the events plaza in the heart of The Village. Free and open to public.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the “heart and soul” of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and the gathering place for many locals and visitors along the Emerald Coast.
Baytowne Wharf features restaurants, bars, shops, and family-friendly activities throughout the village. Sitting on the shore of the Choctawhatchee Bay, the area pieces together elements of an old fishing village and a New Orleans marketplace, making the atmosphere fun and relaxing.
Baytowne Wharf also features excellent dining such as Marina Bar & Grill situated directly on the marina overlooking the bay, Acme Oyster House, a world famous raw oyster bar, directly from the French Quarter in New Orleans, and Funky Blues Shack is adorned with great local folk-art and has lots of live music. Step into the bar at Marlin Grill for a cocktail or treat yourself to a steak and seafood dinner. Several delicious eateries throughout the village serve up seafood, burgers, asian and excellent Gulf coast cuisine.
The Village boardwalk is lined with kid-friendly activities like zip-lining, a rock climbing wall and an obstacle course. Plus there’s always lots of events happening year round, whether it’s an exciting New Years Eve party, concerts on the lawn, Sandestin Wine Festival, Baytowne Beer Festival or the yummy Sandestin Gumbo Festival.
Follow The Village of Baytowne Wharf on Facebook for updates on upcoming festivals and events. And check Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort on Facebook for lodging specials and beautiful scenes from the beach.