Musicians announced to play at Wilmington’s Live Nation venues in 2023

Live Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park
Live Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park(WECT)
Published: Dec. 12, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST|Updated: Apr. 12, 2023 at 5:25 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Though many of this year’s performers are yet to be announced, Live Oak Bank Pavilion and Greenfield Lake Amphitheater have revealed some of the musicians that music fans can make plans to see.

The Wilmington City Council increased the number of events allowed at Live Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park each year from 20 to 30 this year.

The performances announced so far include:

  • Carly Pearce with Conner Smith for the NC Azalea Festival Concert Series on April 13 (tickets)
  • Old Crow Medicine show for the NC Azalea Festival Concert Series on April 14 (tickets)
  • Chase Rice: Way Down Yonder Tour with Avery Anna and Kameron Marlowe on April 22
  • Walker Hayes: Duck Buck Tour with Ingrid Andress and Ray Fulcher on April 29*
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss on May 10*
  • Incubus with special guest Coheed and Cambria on May 23
  • Boyz II Men on May 26*
  • Dave Matthews Band on May 30 and 31
  • Parker McCollum: Summer Tour 2023 with Jackson Dean on June 3
  • Boygenius with guest Bartees Strange on June 14.
  • Rebelution: Good Vibes Summer Tour 2023 with Iration, The Expendables, Passafire and DJ Mackle on June 16
  • Trombone Shorty, Ziggy Marley, Mavis Staples and Robert Randolph on June 22*
  • Barenaked Ladies with Five For Fighting and Del Amitri on July 14*
  • Phish’s Summer Tour 2023 on July 18 and 19
  • Darius Rucker with guest Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors on July 21
  • GRiZ with guests Smoakland, Black Carl! and Saka on July 28
  • GRiZ with guests Mersiv, A Hundred Drums and Canabliss on July 29
  • Slightly Stoopid and Sublime with Rome will play with special guests Atmosphere and The Movement on Aug. 6*
  • Tyler Childers: Send in the Hounds Tour with S.G. Goodman and Abby Hamilton on Aug. 18
  • Masters of the Mic Hip-Hop 50 Tour featuring Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh, KRS-One, Rakim and Slick Rick on Aug. 19*
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band on Sept. 7*
  • Jelly Roll’s Backroad Baptism tour with special guests Struggle Jennings and Caitlynne Curtis on Oct 5*

Tickets can be bought on the Live Nation website.

As for the Greenfield Lake Amphitheater:

  • Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real on April 7 and 8
  • The Indigo Girls on April 14^
  • Father John Misty with Omar Velasco on April 16^
  • Spafford on April 20^
  • Judah & the Lion’s Happy Again Tour with guest Annalee & the Current on April 22^
  • Umphrey’s McGee on April 28
  • Ben Folds and a Piano on April 29
  • Citizen Cope: Spring 2023 Solo Acoustic Tour on May 5^
  • Dark Star Orchestra (Grateful Dead cover band) on May 16
  • Rival Sons with guests The Record Company and Starcrawler on May 21
  • St. Paul & The Broken Bones on May 25^
  • Sierra Ferrell on May 28^
  • Futurebirds with Leon III on June 3^
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela on June 23^
  • Straight No Chaser: The Yacht Rock Tour on June 27^
  • Flipturn on June 29^
  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong on July 7^
  • Mat Kearney’s Acoustic Trio Tour on July 8^
  • Allen Stone with guest Brother Elsey on July 11
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead with Fortunate Youth on July 15 and 16^
  • Tommy Emmanuel with Richard Smith on July 19^
  • Nickel Creek with guest Aoife O’Donovan on July 22^
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter on Aug. 8
  • Devon Allman and Donavon Frankenreiter with JD Simo on Aug. 18^
  • Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass with The Hillbenders on Sept. 9

Tickets can be purchased here.

*part of the Reeds Jewelers Concert Series

^part of the REV Rocks Concert Series