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Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach aren't just for lounging in the sand and relaxing under the sun. If you want to add some excitement to your vacation, be sure to check out the nightlife in Gulf Shores. The fun keeps going when the sun goes down on the beach. Here's what you can expect when you hit the town.


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May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019

The Hangout Music Festival 2019

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The Hangout Music Festival 2019
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

The Hangout Music Fest is known for sugar white beaches, starry nights and red hot music. The award-winning festival takes place in Gulf Shores, Alabama just a short drive from the Pensacola, FL and Mobile, AL airports. Hangout is as much a vacation as it is a concert event....




October 19
Featured Event

Oct 19, 2018

Ronnie Presley

Music & Nightlife
Ronnie Presley
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

Ronnie Presley is the Delta's rockin' country boy. He writes about deep subject matters that are close to the heart. All the emotions of the human spirit can be reflected in his songs. Ronnie has opened for top performing acts such as Night Ranger, Tracy Lawrence, and Jewel....

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Oct 19, 2018

Live Music: The Rex

Music & Nightlife
Live Music: The Rex
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Rex is a three piece dance band with particular emphasis on the word dance, based in Foley AL. Genres of music to be performed are rock & roll, classic rock, R&B, funk, soul and polka. Pretty much anything that makes you want to move! Instrumentation and vocals for R...

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Jul 6, 2018 - Dec 7, 2018

John Lee Sanders

Music & Nightlife
John Lee Sanders
Perdido Beach Resort Lobby Lounge
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and Emmy nominated composer, John Lee Sanders comes from the deep roots of jazz, blues and roots music through his early years in the Mississippi Delta, Alabama, the Bayous of Louisiana, and the Plains of Texas. John Lee has a 2004 Blues Awar...

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October 20
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BBBCo 2-Year Anniversary Live Music: Roadside Glorious
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Roadside Glorious is a high energy, southern rock band from New Orleans, LA. Known for their high octane performances featuring dueling guitars, guitar harmonies, and soulful singing, the band is quickly gaining recognition in the southeast and the New Orleans music scene. I...

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Live Music: Roadside Glorious
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Roadside Glorious was born on the Gulf Coast in New Orleans. Consisting of founding members Basch Jernigan, Evan Hall, Aydan Closson, and Tyler Self, each member’s southern upbringing can be detected in the band’s sound – a fusion of gritty soul, rock, and blu...

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Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

Albert Simpson

Music & Nightlife
Albert Simpson
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

Albert Simpson, from Gadsden, Al., performs mostly solo with the acoustic guitar while utilizing percussion instruments like the tambourine and the porch board, which is an instrument that sounds like a kick drum.  If you close your eyes one would think they were listing to ...

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October 21
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Live Music: Honey Boy & Boots
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Honeyboy and Boots are a husband and wife guitar and cello duo with a unique style that is all their own. The songs Drew writes come straight from the heart. Their sound embodies Americana, traditional folk, alternative country and blues. Drew Blackwell is a true Southerner ...

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Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

Albert Simpson

Music & Nightlife
Albert Simpson
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

Albert Simpson, from Gadsden, Al., performs mostly solo with the acoustic guitar while utilizing percussion instruments like the tambourine and the porch board, which is an instrument that sounds like a kick drum.  If you close your eyes one would think they were listing to ...

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Jul 1, 2018 - Dec 2, 2018

John Lee Sanders

Music & Nightlife
John Lee Sanders
Voyagers at Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and Emmy nominated composer, John Lee Sanders comes from the deep roots of jazz, blues and roots music through his early years in the Mississippi Delta, Alabama, the Bayous of Louisiana, and the Plains of Texas. John Lee has a 2004 Blues Awar...

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October 22
Featured Event

Oct 22, 2018

Brent Burns

Music & Nightlife
Brent Burns
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and community college, sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band. Life soon c...

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Local Bars

If you want the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach local experience, visit some local bars. Take a seat at the bar and order a Bushwacker while getting to know the locals and others visiting from out of town. If you're looking for a place to kick back and relax, you'll find lounges and sports bars where you can do that.

Incredible Food

You can't visit the Gulf without enjoying at least a few great meals. Visit one of the many Orange Beach and Gulf Shores restaurants in the area for a delicious meal that you'll remember long after your vacation is over. Look for outdoor seating where you can enjoy your dinner while watching the sun go down, or find a restaurant with great views of the water. Look for culinary festivals during the fall and delicious, fresh Gulf Coast seafood year-round.

Live Music

There's always music playing in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. From country singer-songwriters to Cajun dancing music, you'll find some of the best of the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach nightlife scene. Be sure to check the Calendar of Events to find out what live entertainment you can catch when you're in town. If you're visiting at the end of May, try to make it to the Hangout Music Festival. Past performers have included The Foo Fighters, The Black Keys and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

Singing and Dancing

After a couple of drinks, you'll probably be in the mood to hit the dance floor. Both live bands and DJs will be playing music that will keep you up and moving through the night. If you're feeling extra brave, look for the bars offering karaoke and open mic nights. Take your turn performing and show off your talent to the crowd.

Girls or Guys Night Out

Get the group together and plan your night out. From bachelor parties to birthday blowouts, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer the perfect spots for celebrating. Check out the cigar bar, order a round of fruity drinks at a tiki bar or toast to your vacation together with a craft cocktail.

Family Friendly Fun

The Gulf Shores nightlife isn't just for the adults. If you're looking for family-friendly after-hour activities, you're in luck. When visiting during the summer months, you'll find that many attractions stay open later. Enjoy a family game of mini golf, visit the amusement park rides and check out the water parks. Many have later hours of operation in the summer.

Whether you're looking for a casual evening out or some late night fun, you'll find the Gulf Shores nightlife spot for you. Order your 2018 Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Vacation Guide to see what else you have to look forward to during your next vacation. Book your lodging today with a Gulf Shores or Orange Beach hotel, condo or house rental this season!
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