West Palm Beach offers plenty forms of entertainment around the year but when it comes to Mardi Gras week, there is a lot of activities and parties to partake in. Outside of the parties and festivals, there are also a lot of great concerts, both in West Palm Beach and in the surrounding areas. Here is a look at the best Mardi Gras shows and concerts in West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce for 2017.
WIRK Rib Round Up
Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre - 601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
March 4 @ 12 p.m.
While Mardi Gras and country music don’t always seem like the perfect match, the WIRK Rib Round Up delivers a great country music festival for anyone looking to close out Mardi Gras week with a good time. This festival will include Randy Houser, Locash, Chris Janson, Craig Campbell, and Jon Pardi. Tickets for the event are available here and run between $12 and $164.
Royal Room - 155 Hammon Avenue, Palm Beach, FL
Feb. 24-25 @ 7 p.m.
Legendary jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli will play a series to kick off Mardi Gras in West Palm Beach this year. The concert series starts the week before Mardi Gras but the final two shows are the weekend that kicks off the festival season. He will be performing these shows alongside Broadway star Jessica Molaskey. Tickets are available here and run $100 for the weeknight shows and $110 for Feb. 24-25 to kick off Mardi Gras in West Palm Beach.
O'Malleys Sports Bar - 1388 N. State Rd. 7, Margate, FL 33063
Feb. 25 @ 7 p.m.
Iconic punk rock band Agent Orange will be playing O’Malleys Sports Bar for a huge Mardi Gras week concert. The band has been around since 1979and was the first punk band to integrate surf music into their sound. While the band only released three studio albums and have lost original members, they remain a popular band to this day. Agent Orange will play alongside Guttermouth and The Queers for this show and tickets are available here for $22.
West Palm Beach residents looking for a huge concert party to end Mardi Gras week just need to drive to Pompano Beach for a huge Willie Nelson concert on March 4. Nelson will perform with Dwight Yoakam as his opening act for this big concert. This is a great opportunity to see one of country music’s icons after he had to cancel a number of shows due to illness. AXS has tickets on sale starting at $49.50.
Singer-songwriter Amos Lee will bring his folk sound to Fort Lauderdale for Mardi Gras in 2017. The concert takes place at the Parker Playhouse and is in support of Lee’s 2016 album Spirit. Tickets are currently available for this Mardi Gras concert through AXS. Prices for the March 4 concert start at $47.