Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor concert series held Friday nights from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in downtown Milton, Florida. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and join us at one of the Gulf Coasts' top family-friendly music venues.
Held at Jernigan’s Landing on the west bank of the beautiful Blackwater River, the Bands on the Blackwater Concert Series offers the best live music on the Gulf Coast in a picturesque, family-friendly setting. All concerts are held from 7-9 p.m. on the Friday nights listed on the schedule.
Thank you to our presenting sponsors:Humana and Santa Rosa Medical Center
Sponsored by:SRC TDCCenter State Bank - MiltonSanta Rosa Press GazetteMassage Loft on the Blackwater102.7 WXBMMy Magic 106.1JET 100.7Soft Rock 94.1A Joyful Noise Music StoreIHeartMiltonBravo Print & PromoFL Department of Corrections - SRCBlackwater Truss Systems
& our Non-Profit of the Year:Guitars 4 Vets - Pensacola Chapter
The address of Jernigan’s Landing is 5158 South Stewart Street, Milton.
Plenty of parking is available in the downtown area, or you can even come by boat and join the “Milton Navy” anchored in the river. As an outdoor event, the concerts are subject to weather. We will make every effort to present each show as scheduled, including minor delays, but the safety of the public is our primary concern. Notices of cancellations will be made via our marketing sponsors and on our Facebook Page as soon as possible. Blankets, chairs, and coolers are welcome. No glass containers are allowed. Dancing is highly encouraged!!!
Dogs are allowed if on a leash or with strict verbal commands. Please help us keep this event open to dogs by picking up after your pooch and keeping them under control at all times.
Smoking and or vaping is not allowed in the event area. Please be considerate of your fellow "Bands Fans" and smoke or vape in a designated area only. Please use the cigarette butt receptacles provided at each designated area for your convenience. Please remove all trash when you leave. Green garbage cans are located around the main seating area. Restrooms are provided, but please, no pets in the restroom (except properly identified and working service dogs). Please use caution at the restrooms, as the doors open outward. All attendees are strongly encouraged to observe all CDC Guidelines prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please wear a mask while not seated, please respect social distancing recommendations and most importantly, if you are sick, please stay home.
Due to COVID-19, there will not be a Kids-Zone this season. Please consider dining with the food vendors that will be on-site each week. They have some great food. The vendors for each show will be listed in the announcements for that week's concert on our Facebook page. Unauthorized vendors/solicitors are not allowed. Outside food is allowed. Alcohol is allowed at the concerts (again, no glass containers, please). Please consume responsibly.
Please keep in mind, Bands on the Blackwater is a family-friendly event. Please help us keep it that way while still allowing patrons to BYOB. For more information, please visit our page on Facebook: @BandsOnTheBlackwater