2023 Summer Concert Series!

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Summer is the perfect time to get outside, enjoy the warm weather, and take in some live music. Fortunately, many cities and towns in our area host free outdoor concerts during the summer months. Here are some tips for making the most of these fun events:

  1. Check Out the List Below: Included are the days, times, and links to the schedules and groups performing.
  2. Bring a Picnic: Enjoying a free summer concert in the park is the perfect opportunity to pack a picnic and enjoy the music with family and friends. Bring a blanket and some snacks for a relaxing evening outdoors.
  3. Check Out Local Bands: Many free outdoor concerts feature local bands, providing an opportunity to discover new artists and support your local music scene.
  4. Be Prepared for the Weather: Summer weather can be unpredictable, so make sure to bring sunscreen, insect repellent, and a light jacket or sweater in case it gets chilly in the evening.
  5. Bring a Folding Chair: Seating may be limited or unavailable depending on the venue. Bringing a folding chair can provide a more comfortable experience.

In conclusion, free outdoor summer concerts are a great way to enjoy live music while enjoying the beautiful weather and scenery. Whether you're into rock, jazz, or classical music, there are plenty of options to choose from in your local community. So gather your friends and family, pack a picnic, and get ready to dance the night away at your next free outdoor summer concert.


Ashland - Tuesday Free Summer Concert Series
Stone Park, 77 Summer Street
June 27th through August 22nd; The Gazebo at 7pm

Bellingham - Wednesday Concerts on the Grass
Bellingham Town Common, North Main Street
June 28th through August 16th; 6:30pm-8:30pm

Braintree - Tuesday Nelson Chin Summer Concert Series
Sunset Lake’s Whalen Gazebo, 21 Stafford Street
June 27th through August 8th (8/3 performance at Smith Beach in East Braintree); 6pm-8pm

Brookline - Wednesday Summer Concert Series
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park, 78-144 Fisher Avenue
July 12th through August 16th; 6pm-7:30pm

Canton - Wednesday Summer Concerts
Canton High School (front lawn of Rodman Building), 960 Washington Street
July 5th through August 9th; 6:30pm 

Concord -
Thursday Summer Concert Series
Rideout Playground, 61 Laws Brook Road
July 20th through August 10th; 6pm-8pm

Dedham - Wednesday Summer Concert Series
Endicott Estate, 656 East Street
June 21st through July 26th; 7pm (Opening attractions @ 6pm or 6:30pm)

Dover - Tuesday Summer Concert Series
Dover Town Common, 5 Springdale Avenue
July 11th through August 1st; 7pm-8pm

Framingham -  Friday Summer Concert Schedule
Framingham Center Common, 2 Oak Street
June 23rd through August 4th (18th will be Rain Date); 6pm-8pm

Franklin - Friday Concerts on the Common
Town Common, East Central Street
June 23rd through August 18th; Concerts and food trucks coordinated with the Franklin Farmer’s Market.  Check the schedule for starting/ending times

Foxboro - Thursday Summer Concerts on the Common
Foxboro Common, Cocasset Street
June 8th through August 10th; 7pm-9pm

Holliston - Tuesday Concerts in the Park
Good Will Park, 37 Green Street
June 27th through August 8th; 6:30-8pm

Hopkinton - Sunday Concerts on the Common
Town Common, 6 Hayden Rowe Street
July 9th through August 27th; Concerts start at 5pm

Lexington - Friday Summer Concert Series
Emery Park, Depot Square
July 7th through August 18th; 6:30pm-8:30pm

Lincoln - Wednesday Summer Concert Series
Behind the Codman Pool on Ballfield Road
July 12th through August 9th; 6pm-8pm (8/9th time … 5:30pm-7:30pm)

Marlborough -  Thursday Summer Concert Series
Union Common, Main Street
June 15th through August 10th; 7pm-9pm

Medfield - Thursday Summer Concert Series
At the Gazebo next to the library - Main Street
June 15th through August 17th; 6pm-8pm

Medway - Monday Summer Concert Series
Oakland Park - 76 Oakland Street
July 10th through August 21st; 6pm-8pm

Milford -  Tuesday Family Music Nights at the Bandstand
Claflin Hill @ Milord Musicians’ Pavilion ~ Corner of Congrees & Walnut Streets
June 27th through August 22nd; 6:30pm-8:30pm

Millis - Wednesday Summer Concert Series
Town Park Bandstand, 5 Park Road
Every Wednesday in August; 6:30pm

Natick - Thursday Concerts on the Common
Natick Common, 2-8 E Central Street
June 29th through August 10th; 7:30pm-9pm

Newton - Sunday Concerts in the Park
Newton Centre Bowl, 69 Tyler Terrace
July 9th through August 13th; 6pm-7:30pm

Northborough - Sunday Summer Concert Series
Ellsworth McAfee Park, 363 South Street
Check the link for specific Sundays; 5pm-7pm

Norwood -  Wednesday Summerfest Concerts
Norwood Town Gazebo, Washington and Nahatan Street
July 5th through August 16th; 6:30pm-8:30pm

Quincy - Thursday Summer Concerts on the Lawn
Front Lawn Main Library, Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington Street
July 13, 20 & 27; 7pm

Sherborn -  Wednesday Summer Concert Series
Sherborn Library, 4 Sanger Street
July 5th through July 26th; 6:30pm-8pm

Southborough - Wednesday Summer Concert Series
On the outdoor stage and field at Neary School, 53 Parkerville Road
July 5th through August 9th; 6pm-8pm

Sudbury - Thursday Summer Concert in the Park
Haskell Field, 40 Fairbank Road
Select Thursdays in July & August; 5:30pm-7pm

Upton - Wednesday Summer Concert Series
99 Kiwanis Beach Road
June 28th through August 9th; 6pm-8pm

Wayland - Thursday Community Concert Series
Town Building Courtyard,41 Cochituate Road
June 15th through July 13th; 7pm-8pm

Wellesley - Wednesday Summer Concerts
Town Hall Green, 50 Rice Street
June 21st through July 26th; 7pm

Westborough - Tuesday Summer Concert Series
Bay State Commons Plaza, 600 Union Street 
July 11 & 25, August 1 and 8; All begin @ 6pm except for August 1st which is a children’s concert and begins at noon.

Weston - Wednesday Summer Concert Series
Town Green, 11 Town House Road
June 14th through July 19th; 7pm

Westwood -  Monday Summer Concert Series
Westwood Senior Center lawn, 60 Nahatan Street
July 10th, 17th and 24th; 6pm-7pm


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