Friday Fest, the free, outdoor summertime concert series returns this year with an exciting lineup of bands who will bring the audience to their feet! The events run from 5-9 p.m. and are located on the lawn of the Van Wezel.

Bring blankets or lawn chairs, take in the music and the sunset, and enjoy food and beverage from local vendors!

Note: Bringing in food, beverages and coolers from outside Friday Fest is prohibited.

Kettle of Fish, a beloved local band known for their dynamic mix of blues, soul, funk, and rock 'n roll, takes the stage. With their ability to put a fresh spin on classic tunes and deliver original songs that resonate with timeless charm, Kettle of Fish has earned a reputation as one of the most captivating live acts in southwest Florida. Having performed for thousands and shared billing with legendary artists such as Eddie Money, Marshall Tucker, Elvin Bishop, and Dickey Betts, their upcoming performance promises to be an unforgettable highlight of the summer series.

Mattison's Bayside at the Van Wezel

Park. Dine. Delight.

Van Wezel dining in the Grand Foyer before the show!

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