Enjoy live music in Cape May 2023. While Cape May is known for beautiful beaches and historic charm, it’s also a hub for music lovers, especially in the summer. With a variety of music events lined up, visitors and locals alike can enjoy a diverse range of genres and performances.

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Free Concerts in Rotary Park  

FREE Summer Concerts are back at Rotary Park! Enjoy an evening of music performed by a wide array of musical talent! Bring a blanket or a The Queen Victoria beach chair as seating is limited. Rotary Park is located at 400 Lafayette Street in Cape May. Concerts begin at 7pm. 

Rotary Park Schedule 2023

Cape May Summer Concert Series 

For those who prefer a more laid-back and casual atmosphere, the Cape May Summer Concert Series is the perfect choice. Held at Cape May Convention Hall, this series presents a lineup of talented local bands and musicians. From rock and blues to country and folk, these free concerts provide a great opportunity to relax, enjoy the music, and soak up the summer vibes. 

2023 Schedule: 

  • Sunday, July 16 – The Association 
  • Sunday, July 23 – Jay and the Americans 
  • Sunday, July 30 – Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone 
  • Sunday, August 6 – The Drifters 
  • Sunday, August 13 – The Hit Men 

All shows begin at 8 pm. Purchase tickets online at Eventbrite or by visiting Cape May Convention Hall during the following hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Saturday & Sunday 1:00 – 3:00 PM & 4:00 – 6:00 PM. 

The Exit Zero Jazz Festival 

In addition to these recurring events, Cape May also hosts several music festivals and special performances outside the summer months. The Exit Zero Jazz Festival, held in November and May, offers a taste of jazz music in the fall and spring. With multiple stages and a lineup of world-class jazz artists, this festival attracts jazz enthusiasts from near and far. 

  • November 10-12, 2023 
  • May TBD 


Cape May Music Festival 

One of the most anticipated music events in Cape May is the Cape May Music Festival, which takes place in early summer. Organized by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), this festival showcases a mix of classical, chamber, and jazz music. The festival features renowned musicians and orchestras from around the country, performing in various venues across the city. From symphony concerts to intimate chamber music performances, the Cape May Music Festival offers a unique musical experience for all. 

To stay updated on the music events and schedules in Cape May, take a look at the official websites of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities, the Cape May Music Festival, and the Exit Zero Jazz Festival. These websites provide detailed information about upcoming performances, ticket prices, and venues. 

Whether you’re a fan of classical music, jazz, or local bands, Cape May offers a vibrant music scene. With its picturesque setting and a wide range of musical genres, Cape May is the perfect destination for music lovers seeking unforgettable experiences.