Harry’s – Nightly Live Entertainment in Cape May
Join us at Harry’s, the only venue for live rooftop entertainment overlooking the beach in Cape May! Enjoy the best ocean views with live music (in season).
Live music on the rooftop at Harry’s is done for the season. Please stay tuned for our 2020 schedule!
The Honeyhawks are a husband-wife acoustic duo who play an eclectic range of romantic and vintage folk and pop and have fun doing it. Join them for Crush Wednesdays at Harry’s.
- Wednesdays 4pm-8pm
- 5/29 – 9/18
Nate not only brings the summer vibe to Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille every Friday, but he lives it as well. Nate hardly leaves the beach whether he’s living in Cape May during the summer months, Hawaii in the winter or the occasional surf trip. However, no matter where his board goes, so does his guitar. His musical tastes also reflects his lifestyle by playing some of his much loved music, such as Sublime, Bob Marley, Jack Johnson, and more.
- Fridays 4pm-8pm
- 5/24 – 9/27
With a mantra of “strum and wail”, Nicki Sbaffoni consistently surprises and delights audiences with powerful and creatively twisted versions of favorite songs as well as her eclectic song menu, offering close to 500 songs from all genres and eras. Nicki has been writing and performing music for more than half her life. After moving to -the Philadelphia area in 2002, Nicki found herself impressed by the wealth of opportunity in the local music scene and promptly gave up her day job for a new one: Acoustic Entertainer! As summers approach, you’ll find Nicki playing solo shows up and down the Jersey shore and year round performing all over the Philly, NJ, and NY areas. She is a genuine music fan, and unlike many other acoustic performers in the scene, can actually perform 100% requests.
- Mondays 4pm-8pm
- 8/5 – 9/2
Some would call The Change our house band. Why, maybe because The Montreal Beach Resort’s owner Larry Hirsch is banging away on his drums with his band, The Change. Playing classic cover from the 60’s and 70’s, The Change bring a sense of Woodstock to Harry’s. Sadly, Larry can only play a couple of shows, being that he has a summer hotel to run. So make sure to check out The Change on The Roof @ Harry’s this summer.
- Saturdays 4pm-8pm
- 6/29, 9/21
The E-street Shuffle
Come celebrate the 4th of July with Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille and The E-Street Shuffle. For the 6th year in a row, the rooftop will be rocking with the best of the Boss. With a dedication to authenticity, a true passion for the music and a knock-your-socks-off, high-energy stage show, The E Street Shuffle offers up a tribute to Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band that is like no other.
$5 Cover, kids 12 and under are free.
Standing Room Only
- Thursday, July 4th 5pm-9pm
- $5 Cover, kids 12 and under are free.
- Standing Room Only
The Bastard Sons of Captain Mey
This group of local Cape May musicians began swapping sounds and instruments at a BBQ in 2015. After a number of visits to MQ Murphy’s Open Mic at the Mad Batter in Cape May, he coined the band name “The Bastard Sons of Levon Helm.” After a courteous exchange with the late and great Mr. Helm’s friends and family, the boys adopted the name of the town in which they honed their sound. Since then, the boys have continued writing and performing the music they create combined with the music they like in various indoor and outdoor settings.
- Saturdays 4pm-8pm
- 5/25, 6/8, 6/22, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3, 8/17, 8/24, 9/14
Celebrate the music of Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. One of the area’s premier Grateful Dead tribute band, Dead Reckoning has delighted dead-heads all over the jersey shore and more.
- Saturdays 4pm-8pm
- 6/15, 7/13
Jack Light Move
Jack Light Move – This reggae-rock-funk-soul infusion group from Philadelphia, PA is dedicated to bringing musical harmony to the world. Playing some of your favorite reggae songs or putting their touch on other classics, the guys will make you second guess if you’re in Jamaica or Cape May.
- Sunday 7/14 4pm-8pm
- Saturday 9/7 4-8pm
Marnie & Nate
Marnie and Nate are a talented and versatile acoustic duo. They play rock, blues, country and folk songs and interpret them in a way that will leave you wanting to hear more. Marnie has a soulful, powerful voice that moves you, whether she’s singing a beautiful ballad or rockin’ a Janis Joplin classic. Nate is a fantastic guitar player who holds down great rhythm while he shines on fills and killer leads. His pitch-perfect harmonies add to their special sound.
- Mondays 4pm-8pm
- 5/27 – 7/29
Born on the outskirts of Philadelphia; MJ moved to the shores of South Jersey at a young age and taught himself how to play guitar, piano, drums, and ukulele. MJ has been playing solo acoustic gigs all over Cape May County since he was 17 years old. He is a singer/songwriter who predominantly plays acoustic guitar. MJ is a perfect fit for Harry’s, where he mixes in a blend of classic rock, current favorites keeps the summer vibe going at the rooftop bar.
- Tuesdays 4pm-8pm
- 5/28, 6/11, 6/25, 7/9, 7/23, 8/6, 8/20
Having grown up in South Jersey, Quinton “Que” Farkas is no stranger to a good time. Que is a self-taught multi-instrumental musician who infuses all of his shows with the art of live looping (the recording and playback of a piece of music in real-time). Que is a versatile musician whose set lists include a diverse selection of musical genres, from classic rock, to reggae, to country, to current hits. He also has an uncanny ability to connect with his audiences.
- Tuesdays 4pm-8pm
- 6/4, 6/18, 7/2, 7/16, 7/30, 8/13, 8/27
An alternative singer-songwriter from Colorado, Dan Barry’s unique style blends funk, jazz, reggae, classic rock, for a wholly original sound.
- Thursdays 5/23 – 9/26 (except Thursday July 4th)
Growing up in the 90s and 2000s, Rich draws his tastes and influences from the music of these times, including genres such as classic and alternative rock, hip-hop, rap, pop, folk, and reggae. In his early teens, Rich picked up his first guitar and taught himself how to play. After diligent practice, he played his first show in the summer of 2007, and he has been performing ever since. Rich’s main influences include the Dave Matthews Band, Chris Cornell, Neil Young, John Mayer, The Beatles, Jack Johnson, Pearl Jam, Bon Iver, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Claption, Queen, Sublime, and many more. Today, you can find Rich performing in restaurants and bars in Philadelphia and South Jersey in the fall, winter, and spring, and at the South Jersey Shore during the summer.
- Saturdays 7/6, 7/13, 7/27, 8/10, 8/31
One of the Bastards in Cape May’s favorite local band, The Bastard Sons of Captain Mey, Max Crowley is a wealth of musical talent. His cool and calm demeanor, ability to blend multiple instruments, and an eclectic song list will keep the vibe going at the rooftop bar.
- Saturdays 7/20, 8/3, 8/17, 8/24
From Yasgur’s Farm to the Harry’s Rooftop, come celebrate the music of Woodstock ’69, 50 years later. Comprised of a collection of talented local musicians, Drift-Woodstock will transport you back in time to one of the country’s most heralded music festivals. We’re celebrating one night of Peace, Love & Music.
- Saturday 8/31
An Orchestral Folk Duo, Clavicles combines lyrical guitar with a synthesis of dreamy and virtuosic violin/cello with dual vocal harmonies. Influenced heavily by the salt waters that surround the peninsula on which they reside (Cape May, NJ), Clavicles’ oceanic storyscapes often focus on surreal subjects with wholly human undercurrents.
- Sundays 5/26 – 6/30, 9/1 – 9/29
Suburban Sensi have made a name for themselves through their one-of-a-kind sound, which blends psychedelic rock influences with reggae, ska, funk, hip hop, and even country. Formed in South Jersey in 2008 by cousins Tommy Gonzales (guitar, vocals) and Steve Difalco (keyboard, vocals), Suburban Sensi played a few gigs before emerging with their current roster of Anton Milioti (bass, vocals), Buddy Alaimo (drums), and Ken Ditmars (percussion). With their tight musicianship and unique, engaging performances, they gain new fans each time they play. Sensi has become one of the most popular bands in the tri-state area music and festival scene, and they have played tons of major venues, festivals, bars, and parties. They have shared stages with many well-known acts, including 311, Ziggy Marley, Mow, The Wailers, Matisyahu, Yellowman, Keller Willians, Bernie Worrell, The Expendables, Badfish, and many more!
- Sunday 7/7
Trinidelphia was born out of drummer Joe Truglio’s and steelpan player Chris Aschman’s street jams in Rittenhouse during the spring of 2005. Since then, the group has gone on to develop unique arrangements of jazz and popular songs, casting the steelpan in a fresh new light and pushing the stylistic and artistic boundaries of an often typecast instrument. Over the past decade, Trinidelphia has performed on a multitude of stages both large and small, in Philadelphia, the Jersey Shore, New York City, Long Island, Delaware, Maryland, and beyond.
- Sundays 7/21, 8/4
A reggae band bringing the best riddims to the area for some great dance parties! From Roots, Rocksteady, Lovers Rock, Dancehall, and Ska, the Burnsiders keep the reggae tradition alive for 2019.
- Sunday 7/28
Cheezy & The Crackers
Basically a couple gnarly dudes, getting funky. Everywhere, and all the time. Music is their way of life – they eat, sleep, breathe, and smoke it. Cheezy and the Crackers is a sweet blend of rock, reggae, and hip hop. It’s about having a good time, being an individual, and being original. We feel it, and hope you do too!
- Sundays 8/11, 8/25
Ear Me Now
A six-piece reggae band that has been playing around the tri-state area since the beginning of 2016, Ear Me Now has played a wide range of events, from weddings, to food festivals, to Philadelphia Beer Week events, to beer gardens hosted by the Philadelphia Horticultural Society. They bring their fun, reggae sounds to all venues by mixing roots reggae covers, originals, and their own reggae take on American Classics. Ear Me Now brings fun, upbeat energy that will surely get your out of your seat.
- Sunday 8/18
The Capers, composed of vocalist Bernadette Matthews, guitarist Ron DiUbaldi, keyboardist Amy Hufana and drummer Geoff Moran, offer a classic mix of cover tunes ranging from soft rock, to country, to Motown, to jazz, blues and R&B. Their favorite acts to cover include the Eagles, America, the Beatles, Roy Orbison, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin, Gershwin, Smokey Robinson, and more. The Capers play in venues in and around Cape May and are happily playing at Harry’s.
- Saturday, 6/1 from 4-8pm
- Saturday, 8/10 from 4-8pm
Subliminal Message Band
Subliminal Message Band is one of South Jersey’s top cover bands, playing everything from blues, to funk, to Motown, to reggae, to 90s alternative, and much more! Subliminal Message Band consists of Anthony Mosher (guitar/lead vocals), Shane Pursinski (bass/back-up vocals), Ryan Maurer (saxophone), and Marcello Fittipaldi (drums/back-up vocals).
- Saturday, 7/27 from 4-8pm
Dom Grosso Trio
Dominic Gross writes and covers music that ranges in sounds of rock, blues, funk, and reggae. He covers a diverse range of artists, including Sublime, Jack Johnson, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Dave Matthews Band, Steve Miller, Tom Petty, OAR, Pearl Jam, Dirty Heads, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Mellencamp, Phish, the Grateful Dead, Bob Marley, and many more. The energy and originality he brings to each shows cannot be matched!
- Saturday, 9/28 from 4-8pm