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Quiz: What Music Venue Should You Go To?

Live Entertainment Places Based on Your Preferences

Need to find a restaurant or music venue with some entertainment and good food? Take this quiz to find  all the wonderful live entertainment Ocean City has to offer! Find the perfect music venue for you!

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1. What is your favorite song you jam out to in the car?


A. One Love – Bob Marley

B. Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran

C. I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash

D. It’s hard to decide!


2. What is your favorite travel destination?  (Other than Ocean City, of course!)


A. Caribbean

B. Ireland

C. Road Trip to small towns!

D. Anywhere with a beach!


3. On a Friday Night, you will most likely see me…


A. Hanging out with friends

B. Going with family and friends to a brewery

C. Catching up with family in conversations and relaxing

D. Going for a late-night swim or hosting a bonfire


4. What is your ideal setting?


A. By the bay

B. Boardwalk

C. A quaint town

D. With beach access


5. Pick the meals that sound most delicious to you…


A. Margaritas, Jerk Chicken, Crab Toast, Baja Chicken Wrap, Baby Back Ribs

B. Beer, Dubliner’s Corned Beef, O’ Malley’s Club, Seamus’ Shrimp and Chips, Coconut Cod Fillet

C. Oysters, Pit Beef Sandwich, Chicken Salad Wrap, Crab Cakes, Fish Tacos

D. Big Beach Burger, Jumbo Kosher Hot Dog, Buffalo Chicken Wrap, Frozen Drinks and Crushes


6. What genre of music do you listen to the most?


A. Pop Hits/Reggae

B. Folk/Irish Music

C. Country/Alternative Music

D. A Mix of Genres


7. What type of atmosphere do you prefer?


A. A lively atmosphere with high energy

B. A welcoming place perfect for family and dancing

C. A sit-down restaurant with a homey feel

D. Waterfront views with a relaxing, happy atmosphere


8. What activities do you usually do in the daytime while on vacation in Ocean City?


A. Jet skiing in the bay and trying action-packed amusements

B. Exploring local favorites and walking the Boardwalk

C. Taking a day trip to Berlin for shopping and good eats

D. Floating on the ocean and laying in the sand


9. You consider yourself…


A. an extrovert and life of the party.

B. unique and family oriented.

C. classic and down-to-earth.

D. one with nature and always at the beach.


If you picked mostly As, your perfect music venue is…Seacrets Ocean City MD!

Seacrets on 49th offers many music options!

This lively restaurant is perfect for an outgoing person like you! With plentiful live entertainment, a Caribbean feel, and right on the Assawoman Bay, this music venue is a beautiful place to interact with friends and have a fun time! Situated in North Ocean City on 49th St., Seacret’s welcomes all visitors to experience a Jamaican paradise! Try their signature drinks, wings and seafood with an island twist. The beachy music will play as you sip a Margarita and lounge in the water. Listen to local favorite bands such as Full Circle, Cherry Crush, Steal the Sky, Benderz, John McNutt, and Kono Nation! Vacation at it’s finest! Check the music schedule, requirements due to the pandemic, and the menu on their website.


If you picked mostly Bs, you could be found at…Shenanigan’s Irish Pub!

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Shenanigan’s, right on the boards, provides lively Irish music for every ear!

Situated on the Boardwalk, this restaurant and music venue is all about Irish music, food, and an atmosphere filled with fun and laughter. After walking the boards, stop by Shenanigan’s for carry out or outdoor dining! Try some beers from a long selection or some Irish specialties with an Ocean City twist! With their motto, “Making Irish People Happy and Happy People Irish Since 1988”, this venue does just that with plenty of Irish music to dance to! They feature musicians such as Marty Mckernan, Jimmy G and Robbie B, and Seamus Kelleher. Take the time to immerse yourself in delicious food, Irish folk music, and the welcoming atmosphere fit for everyone on 309 Atlantic Avenue! For more information, check their website.


If you picked mostly Cs, the best music venue for you is…Fins Ale House and Raw Bar in Berlin, MD!

From the balcony at Fins, bands play some fun tunes! Photo taken by Mikayla Denault

If you’re looking for delectable seafood and beer, this restaurant is perfect for anyone wanting live entertainment! Enjoy outdoor and indoor seating with enjoyable tunes playing from the top deck! Right on Main Street Berlin, Fins is a perfect place to go to after a long day of shopping and learning the history of America’s Coolest Small Town. Fins is great to go to if you want to take this day trip to Berlin! Listen to some wonderful bands play upbeat and soothing tunes with the guitar and fiddle. Make sure you visit Fins for delicious oysters, mussels, sandwiches and more! For information on the menu, seating, and pandemic regulations, check their website.


If you picked mostly Ds, the place for you is…Lenny’s Beach Bar and Grill!

Lenny’s Beach Bar and Grill at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel gives wonderful views, music, and food!

Right on the beach, this outdoor restaurant and music venue is fabulous for those wanting to absorb the sun rays with food and entertainment. Listen to a bunch of local artists of all different genres right by the sand at the Clarion Resort! Try their American Grill recipes with a beachy flare! Take in the views while having tropical drinks, burgers, fries, Kosher hot dogs, and so much more! Bands such as On the Edge and First Class play hits from many decades to modern hits! What a perfect way to connect with the beach while enjoying some fun music with family and friends. For more information about the restaurant and hotel, check their website here.


No matter what music venue you discover in Ocean City, Maryland, you will surely have an incredible experience. While to talented musicians with wonderful accommodations by the sea, OC will give you the vacation of a lifetime!

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