Nothing is more relaxing than the sounds of vacation. You may be the type of person who is in love with the sound of crashing waves and that is all the music that you need. But if you’re looking for something to dance to, let’s introduce you to live music in the Hilton Head nightlife.

The Tiki Hut

Every Hilton Head visitor needs to try the Tiki Hut at some point in their vacation. It’s the only bar ON the beach! With an atmosphere of pure fun, you’ll hear the soundtrack to accompany your good time. The Tiki Hut has live music almost every day… YEAR ROUND. It also doesn’t matter what kind of music you like, the Tiki Hut has live performances of many different genres from country to hip/hop to classic rock to reggae. No matter what your musical taste you’ll find something to listen to at the Tiki Hut. The Tiki Hut offers more than just drinks and music, too. Come on out for volleyball or even just sit back and watch the world go round. You’ll be tapping your foot while you do.


Rooftop Bar at Poseidon

When the weather is as great as you usually find in South Carolina, why not take the fun outdoors? Not only will you be treated to a spectacular view from the rooftop at sunset, but you will hear some of the hottest artists available at the Poseidon. The Rooftop Bar at Poseidon is the biggest dance party on the island with DJ’s frequently mixing up all your favorite tunes, however if you’re looking for just pure musical entertainment, every Monday and Thursday there are dueling piano players. The Rooftop Bar also hosts several talented musicians that play shows starting Memorial Day that run through Labor Day.


The Black Marlin Hurricane Bar

This is the place to go if you want to sit back and enjoy the atmosphere while you listen to live music to relax. You’ll find a spacious patio with comfortable seating and food and drinks to keep you satisfied. Most shows run from from 6-10 pm and feature many different genres of music to keep all music lovers happy!


The Salty Dog Café

If you want to start your evening a little earlier, come out and enjoy some of the best live music on the island outdoors before the sun sets. The artists that play at the Salty Dog Café stick around, one has played there for 24 years so you know there has to be something special about the place. The performers are family-friendly and enjoy playing music that people of all ages can clap their hands to. You can even listen to them after you leave Hilton Head on the Salty Dog Café website’s live stream.


This is just a taste of what Hilton Head has to offer. Head out to see which venues play tunes that match the beat of your own drum!