What better way is there to spend a summer evening than swaying to live tunes with the breeze in your hair and a cold one in hand? The Triangle's chockful of opportunities to catch an outdoor show this season. Best part? Most of them are free!
Not quite a concert, but just as fun! Grab a blanket and some snacks, head to the lush garden at the Center for Doc Studies and listen to fantastic storytelling al fresco. Each month has a new theme, and treats are sold on-site.
The summer concerts at NCMA represent one of the Triangle's longest-running and most selective outdoor music series. Grab a seat in the expansive stone amphitheater and soak up the energy.
Calling all bluegrass, jazz and NC lovin' people! Bring your lawn chair and a few adult beverages for live entertainment in the beautiful American Tobacco Campus.
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to do the shag! Every Thursday night this summer, get ready for beach music vibes and some sweet Carolina Girl grooving.
Enjoy live tunes in the heart of downtown Durham! Kick back on a blanket or lawn chair, pick up a pint and food truck fare and enjoy.
Deep South Entertainment's free concert at Dorothea Dix series promises to be a good one. Once a month this summer, come out to the park for a lineup of some of the Triangle's biggest names, plus food trucks, craft beer and more!
You know summer's officially here when the NC Symphony hosts its annual Summerfest! Settle into your lawn chair and catch orchestral interpretations of famous tunes, from Beethoven to U2 to Star Wars.
On the second Friday of each month, live music, vendors, activities and craft beer lovers line Wake Forest's South White Street.
Sit back under the summer sky and listen to live tunes outdoors in Durham's beautiful parks. Bonus, food vendors will be on-site!
Travel along the Haw River to the renovated Saxapahaw riverfront every Saturday for live music, a farmer's market and family fun.
Enjoy an outdoor show in the beautiful Duke Gardens while lounging in the grass. Brews and snacks sold on-site!
Fred Fletcher Park is hosting free concerts on the lawn every other Sunday. Grab a picnic blanket, get a tan, grub on food truck fare and enjoy the show!
Northgate Plaza comes alive on select Fridays this summer with free live tunes, plus food and craft beer from Bull City Burger & Brewery! Kick back on your lawn chair and enjoy the breeze.
On July 1 and 4, rock out at the Eno with live music, craft brews, workshops, outdoor activities and more. This 38th annual fest is the largest fundraiser for the Eno River Association.
Dorothea Dix Park is also hosting free concerts on the lawn every other Sunday. Grab a picnic blanket, get a tan, grub on food truck fare and enjoy the show!