Summer is great for getting outside, haning out with friends and listening to great live music. Here are the top free outdoor summer concerts in Charlotte.
Twice a week the USNWC hosts River Jam, a free concert on the lawn. With friends, food, craft beer and a line-up of national music, it's going to be hard to get us to spend our evenings elsewhere!
Round up a group and spend Thursday evening prepping for the weekend at Alive After Five. Free live music on the roof and in the courtyard plus drink specials all around—sounds like a solid Thursday!
Bring out the blankets and chairs for a free summer jazz experience that will have you grooving long after the music ends.
Whether you prefer Broadway classics or Hollywood hits, the Charlotte Symphony will have you captivated in their summer series; including a special event to kick-start your Fourth of July festivities!
Enjoy the great weather this summer under the stars with the Brass Tap in South End every Friday night. There will be live music, movies, a full outside bar, cornhole and lots of tailgate food!
Something is always happenin' at Romare Bearden Park and on a few Saturdays this summer some sweet tunes will be waftin' through for the Bearden Music Series. Come with a blanket and ready to boogie.
It's time for Party in the Park! Grab a blanket and your picnic basket and come enjoy some sweet, sweet sounds in Romare Bearden Park.
Reid's is kicking off a new patio concert series at their SouthPark location. Enjoy live tunes outside along with fine food and drinks!
Once an industrial site producing Model Ts and US Army missiles, Camp North End is now your summer destination for live music. Every Friday this summer head over for music, local beer and food trucks.
Music Box Lunch is bringing fresh air and lively tunes to your lunch hour. Escape the drab lunch room and have lunch in the park picnic-style with live music.
Every Friday and Saturday this summer from 7–10p, the Promenade on Providence is hosting their live music and movie nights. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and come hang out for Music on the Green.
Join some of Charlotte's best musicians at the Square at Spirit Square. The free concert series features genres spanning from hip hop to rock to jazz every Friday night through August.
Join the residents of Birkdale Village every Friday, Saturday and Sunday this summer to mingle and marvel at the live music. While you're there, plan to peruse the shops and grab a bite in Birkdale.
Join Concerts on the Green in Davidson for their summer music series. Bring your friends, family, a blanket, chairs and snacks. Get there early to get a good seat up front!
What better way to end your weekend with live music, a picnic basket and beautiful views of Uptown? If you head to Fourth Ward Parks on Sundays this summer at 4p, you will get all of that and more!
Get your fill of banjos and harmonicas at Live on the Green in First Ward Park. Enjoy the best of Americana and Bluegrass concerts for free presented by Mecklenburg County Park & Rec.