For live music this Spring, there’s not “hotter spot to chill” than Clematis by Night. From 6-9 pm every Thursday night, this FREE weekly event that now overlooks the new waterfront in Downtown West Palm Beach, features live concerts by the area’s best rock, R&B, reggae, Latin, blues, soul and swing bands. Guests can also enjoy tasty food and drinks, and fun in fountain.
In addition to the band performances each week (a complete calendar listing is included below), each week has a featured theme to enhance the already popular event.
First Thursday: “Classic cars on Clematis” theme where local car clubs display their sweet rides.
Second Thursday: Check out high-end motorcycles from the “The Enforcers Motorcycle Club.”
Third Thursday: Check out booths from the eclectic and distinctive merchants of Northwood Village, featuring everything from hand-made jewelry to great food.
Fourth Thursday: Clematis by Night goes “old school” as we flip the stage towards Clematis Street and feature some of Clematis by Night’s favorite traditions.
APRIL – JUNE 2011: FEATURED CbN ENTERTAINMENT
Date: April 21, 2011
Band: MIGHTY MONGO
If Sublime and Green Day had a four-headed baby, they would have named it Mighty Mongo. Voted the hardest working band in the Bay, Mighty Mongo has won every Battle of the Bands competition they’ve ever entered and played awesome venues throughout the state including Jannus LIVE!, State Theatre, Vinoy Park Warped Tour 2010, the Hard Rock Casino, Skipper’s Smokehouse, Backstage Lounge, Meyer Amphitheater and more. They are influenced by Sublime, 311, Led Zeppelin, The Presidents of The United States of America, Bob Marley, Dave Brubeck, and The Wiggles.
Date: April 28, 2011
NO CbN; SUNFEST!
Date: May 5, 2011
BAND: LUIS MANUEL & THE CHARAMBO BAND
Head to CbN for the perfect Cinco de Mayo celebration. Self proclaimed as the best Latin Entertainer/Singer in the Palm Beaches and surrounding areas. Along with his Charambo Band, Luis Manuel offers the very best in live Salsa with a Touch of Cuban Son.
Date: May 12, 2011
BAND: THE MIGHTY QUINN
Experience the phenomenon of The Mightiest Band in the Land when they perform your favorite rock and roll classics at Clematis by Night. This high-energy, interactive band is guaranteed to bring your recommended daily allowance of great rock and roll from yesterday and today including everything from Guns N Roses to Green Day.
Date: May 19, 2011
BAND: MARIJAH & THE REGGAE ALL STARS
Marijah is a multi-talented, singer, songwriter and percussionist whose dynamic performance is both energizing, passionate and soul stirring! Singing since the age of five and drumming since her late teens, she is equally gifted in both arenas, and her versatility enables her to fit in with any group of musicians performing everything from Reggae, R&B, Jazz and African music.
Date: May 26, 2011
Band: VALERIE TYSON BAND
This group of musical veterans have between them an extensive number of years of experience in the music business. Valerie and the band have developed into a “powerful” musical force that brings together all styles of music including: R&B, Jazz, Disco, Classic Rock, Swing, Hip Hop, Latin, Calypso and Reggae.
Date: June 2, 2011
Band: THE BRASS EVOLUTION
The Brass Evolution is a high enthusiastic energy group with true to sound horn arrangements, rotating lead and back up vocals, creative harmonies, strong danceable rhythms, including Latin percussion, combined in a original show format that characterizes their performance. They have A sound resembling groups like Chicago, Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, Blood Sweat and Tears, Michael Buble, Steely Dan and the like.
Date: June 9, 2011
Band: BOSS GROOVE
Boss Groove has been contributing to the Florida musical entertainment scene since 1994, ranging from large concert venues, to festivals, night clubs, and private parties. The ensemble is a 7 piece wall of sound that continues to be in charge of the deepest rhythms and incredible performances. If you follow Boss Groove, you’re not just going to hear music you can dance to, you’re going to see a show. Equally at home with Rock, Funk, R&B, Hip Hop and Ska, Boss Groove possesses a unique ability to play some of pop music’s more difficult compositions, a reflection of each member’s exceptional musical skill and a group chemistry that any audience will feel.
Date: June 16, 2011
Band: JESSE YOUNG BAND
Singer/Songwriter Jesse Young performs upbeat, catchy pop/rock “ear candy”. His music has been heard opening for artists like Jason Mraz, Bon Jovi, Sister Hazel, O.A.R., Fall Out Boy and Edwin McCain to name a few. He opened for The Steve Miller Band at SunFest 2009 and is excited to make his return to Clematis by Night. The night will be a mix of covers and originals from his new fan funded EP “Live. Love. Learn”.
Date: June 23, 2011
Band: DATURA STREET BAND
Performing modern & alternative rock covers and occasionally reaching all the way back to a few 60s and 70s tunes, Datura Street Band’s breadth is impressive. Front man Jeff Clemens, keyboardist Chuck Wildes, guitarist Shelby Rael, bassist Keith Howard and drummer Craig Stone provide authenticity and credibility, each having played in front of throngs of thousands with various bands throughout the years.
Date: June 30, 2011
Band: PANIC DISORDER
Panic Disorder is an alternative rock band that has achieved success in South Florida and is now looking to broaden their impact onto the regional and national level. This hard-working three-piece band consists of lead guitarist and vocalist, Danny Guerrieri, Jr., bassist Eric Ocasio, and drummer Burny Pelsmajer. Their music blends pop, punk, and hard rock influences to provide an aggressive sound with powerful hooks and melodies. Combining an infectious energy and a captivating stage presence, this band leaves a unique impression upon each and every audience.
For more information about Clematis by Night, please call the City of West Palm Beach Community Events Division at (561) 822-1515 or visit the website at www.clematisbynight.net.
Clematis by Night is sponsored by Wachovia, The Palm Beach Post, Marriott West Palm Beach, Coca-Cola, Coors Light, Heineken, Mia 92.1, Kool 105.5, Wild 95.5, NewsRadio 1290 WJNO and Gater 98.7.