Nothing says SUMMER like a great outdoor concert! And lucky for us, there are several options to choose from in our area. Scroll down to check out our list of family friendly concerts in the area… grab your chairs, picnic blanket, dinner and snacks!
2023 Bartlett Summer Concert Series
Enjoy Sunday night concerts this summer at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens in Stamford! Adult non-member tickets, $10 each, children under 18 are FREE. The concerts will take place on the Great Lawn. Bring chairs or a blanket, and a picnic dinner. In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the Silver Educational Center.
Sunday, June 25, 5 p.m. The Barons
Sunday, July 9, 5 p.m. Abbie Gardner
Sunday, July 16, 5 p.m. Blue Water
Sunday, July 23, 5 p.m. Gunsmoke
Sunday, July 30, 5 p.m. Paul Gabriel
Sunday, August 6, 5 p.m. Sun Kings
Sunday, August 13, 5 p.m. Maria Tiscia with Rio Bound
Sunday, August 20, 5 p.m. Cookie Thomas
Sunday, August 27, 5 p.m. Sister Sun
Every Thursday night in Columbus Park, Stamford Downtown, enjoy live music featuring local musicians from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 22, Ali + Nate
Thursday, June 29, Eventide Acoustic
2023 Waveny Summer Concert Series
Wednesday, June 21 (Thursday, June 28 rain date): Royal Kings
Wednesday, June 28 (Thursday, June 29 rain date): GUNSMOKE
Wednesday, July 5 (Thursday, July 6 rain date): Billy and the Showmen
Wednesday, July 12 (Thursday, July 13 rain date): OTIS AND THE HURRICANES
Wednesday, July 19 (Thursday, July 20 rain date): Doug Allen
Wednesday, July 26 (Thursday, July 27 rain date): Finster
Wednesday, August 2 (Thursday, August 3 rain date): The Bookends
Wednesday, August 9 (Thursday, August 10 rain date): DREAMIN’
Wednesday, August 16 (Thursday, August 17 rain date) Ken Morr
Wednesday, August 23 (Thursday, August 24 rain date): Fairfield County Band
Wednesday, August 30 (Thursday, August 31 rain date): The Short Bus
The Short Bus Band- 70’s songs to Today’s Hits
2023 RCA Summer Music Festival
Concerts are FREE at Bayley Beach in Rowayton (with a few shows noted at Pinkney Park). Beach access and parking fees apply to non-residents for Bayley Beach Park shows. $10 for non-resident walk-ins, $25 for families. $50 for non-resident vehicle parking. Walk-in residents should bring ID cards. Alternate parking for walk-ins: Rowayton School (1 Roton Avenue), Community parking lot (148 Rowayton Avenue), or Rowayton Railroad Station (299 Rowayton Avenue).
Sunday, June 25, 5:30 p.m. The Tom Petty Project with Moondogs
Sunday, July 2, 4:30 p.m. The Sound Waves with Fireworks with Jukebox & Kiddo Dust
Sunday, July 9, 5:30 p.m. Melt with Residual Groove
Sunday, July 16, 5:30 p.m. Tash Neal Band with Hickory Bluff
Sunday, July 23, 5:30 p.m. Roots of Creation with Dry Reef
Sunday, July 30, 5:30 p.m. Cool Cool Cool
Sunday, August 13, 5:30 p.m. The Heavy Heavy with Wilson Conroy Inc. (AT PINKNEY PARK)
Sunday, August 20, 5:30 p.m. Fantastic Cat with Lauren Davidson (AT PINKNEY PARK)
Sunday, August 27, 5:30 p.m. The Samples with Waller (AT PINKNEY PARK)
Sunday, September 3, 5:30 p.m. The Main Squeeze with Drop Party
Calf Pasture Beach Summer Concert Series
Tribute Bands on the Beach, the Calf Pasture Beach Summer Concert Series in Norwalk!
Monday, July 3: Shady Beach Concert, 7:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. with Derik & the Fun Bags (rain date Wednesday, July 5)
Wednesday, July 9, 7:30 p.m. Cooked Up Band (rain date Thursday, July 20)
Wednesday, July 26, 7:30 p.m. Sherry Winston Jazz Band (rain date Thursday, July 27)
Wednesday, August 2, 7:30 p.m. Bennie & The Jets (rain date TBD)
Wednesday, August 9, 7:30 p.m. Captain Jack Tribute to Billy Joel (rain date Thursday, August 10)
Wednesday, August 16, 7:30 p.m. Backstage Pass
Wednesday, August 23, 7:30 p.m. One Hot Night with Tommy Lynn a Neil Diamond Tribute (rain date Thursday, July 21)
Wednesday, August 30, 7:30 p.m. Norwalk Gospel Fest (rain date Wednesday, September 6)
Wednesday, September 13, 7:30 p.m. The Sensational Soul Cruisers (rain date Thursday, September 14)
Levitt Pavilion Children’s Series
At the Levitt Pavilion in Westport. Free tickets available by reserving them online.
Wednesday, June 28, 7 p.m. Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats
Wednesday, July 5, 7 p.m. Suzi Shelton
Wednesday, July 12, 7 p.m. The Hall Family
Wednesday, July 19, Hopalong Family
Wednesday, July 26, 7 p.m. Divinity Roxx
Wednesday, August 2, 7 p.m. Michael & The Rockness Monsters
Wednesday, August 9, 7 p.m. Elena Moon Park & Friends
Wednesday, August 16, 7 p.m. Pierce Freelon
Wednesday, August 23, 7 p.m. Danny Weinkauf & His Red Pants Band
Greenwich Summer Concerts
Weather postponement/cancellation information, (203) 861-6100 after 4 p.m.
Wednesday, June 28, 7 p.m. Binney Park, Bob Button Orchestra
Sunday, July 9, 4 p.m. Dixieland Jazz Band Concert on the Sound – Island Beach/Ferry Departs Dock (Park Pass and Ferry Fees Apply)
Wednesday, July 12, 7 p.m. Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Sun Kings-Beatles Tribute
Wednesday, July 19, 7 p.m. Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, The Short Bus-High Energy, Upbeat Vocal Rock
Wednesday, July 26, 7 p.m. Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Gunsmoke
Sunday, July 30, 7 p.m. Binney Park, Sound Beach Community Band
Wednesday, August 2, 7 p.m. Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Sounds of Sinatra-Tribute Band
Sunday, August 6, Dixieland Jazz Band Concert on the Sound – Island Beach/Ferry Departs Dock at 4 p.m. (Park Pass and Ferry Fees Apply)
Wednesday, August 9, 7 p.m. Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, The Future Heavies
Wednesday, August 16, 7 p.m. Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Wooden Horse
Wednesday, August 23, 7 p.m. Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, Billy and the Showmen
Wednesday, August 27, 7 p.m. Binney Park, Sound Beach Community Band
BONUS: Shakespeare Outdoors!
“As You Like It For Kids” Shakespeare on the Sound
Pinkney Park, Rowayton
June 14 – July 2 (except Mondays) at 6:00 p.m.
FREE 30-minute kid-friendly adaptation by the apprentice company that also serves as a refresher for those who need a plot reminder!
“As You Like It” Shakespeare on the Sound
Pinkney Park, Rowayton
Any 14 – July 2 (except Mondays) at 7 p.m.
All Tuesdays are Pay What You Can with suggested donation amounts, $25 for adult, and $10 for seniors over 65 and students, children 12 and under are free. Reserve your ticket online or at the box office in the park day-of.
June 17 – July 2, Wednesdays – Sundays
General Admission: $25 for adults, and $10 for seniors over 65 and students, children 12 and under are free.
Reserved seating to our shows any day of the week is $60.
“The Tempest” Shakespeare on the Green
Outdoor performances, July 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, Sterling Farms, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford
Evening performances at 7:30 p.m. Park opens for seating at 6 p.m.
Performances are FREE with a suggested contribution of $20 for Adults, $10 for Seniors + Children. Limited reserved seating is available at $25 per person.