Lots of great music will fill the air during summer concerts in June, July and August. Music's a great way to connect with others, including your own kids! Mark your calendars for these fun family summer concerts:
July 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 7 - 9:30 p.m.
Big Band Dances at Cumberland Park are every Friday in July. There will be ample space for everybody to show their moves. A live big band will play from 7 - 9:30 p.m. In addition, two dance lessons are offered each night at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Learn to swing, foxtrot, rumba and more! This event remains free and open to the public. Cumberland Park is located at 592 S 1st St in Nashville.
July 18, Aug 15, Sep 19 and Oct 17 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
The 10th Annual Jazz On The Cumberland Concert Series is held once a month on select Sundays through October from 5:30 - 8 p.m. at Nashville's Cumberland Park (directly beside the Titans Nissan Stadium, with plenty $5 parking in lots R&T). This is a free, family-friendly and pet friendly event. Bring your favorite blanket or lawn chair to enjoy some of the best jazz artists performing live. There will also be a great variety of food trucks, concessions, vendors and even a Kid's Fun Play Zone.
Frist Art Museum
Aug 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Listen to the sounds of Scotland and learn more about its cultural heritage in the Turner Courtyard, presented in fifteen-minute performances at the top of each hour accompanied by Highland dancers.
Springfield Historic Square
July 2: Howard Decker
Aug 6: Hot Lanta Allman Bros. Tribute Band
Sep 3: Jimmy Church Show/Dance Band
Enjoy the sounds of summer at free sunset concerts from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. as part of the Historic Springfield Event Coordinator's First Friday Night Markets.
Fran Hutson Amphitheater
July 22: Variety Pack
Aug 26: Katie Grace Davis
White House’s Music Under the Stars offers free live music once a month ifrom 7 - 9 p.m. in an outdoor setting at the Fran Hutson Amphitheater. Entertainment acts change each month. Also at the event are food trucks, free inflatables from North Nash Event Rentals, and more summer fun ready to be had.
Public Square Murfreesboro
July 2: Skyline Drive
Aug 6: Higher Ground
Sep 3: Good Rocking Tonight
First Friday Nights in June, July, August and September, are filled with music as Main Street Murfreesboro throws a musical party on the courthouse square. The stage is big, the crowd is bigger, the band plays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and it’s all free! During intermission this year, the National Dance Club will have free dance lessons for all to join in the fun!
Goodlettsville City Hall
July 15: Double Standards
Aug 12: Hoffman
The City of Goodlettsville is hosting the Music On Main Summer Concert Series this summer on the grounds of City Hall. These events take place at 6:30 p.m. on select Thursday nights in June, July, and August.
Streets of Indian Lake
July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Aug 5, 12, 19 and 26.
13 excellent bands performing a variety of genres including classic rock, southern rock, pop, jazz R&B, Motown, Country, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and dance music! Bring a chair or blanket to 300 Indian Lake Boulevard in Hendersonville, or take advantage of ample seating to kick back and enjoy the sights and sounds from 6:30 - 9 p.m.
July 4: Tim Akers and the Smoking Section (music at 7 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.)
July 25: Rubiks Groove
The season kicks off on June 6 with the Bicho Brothers, followed by Six Wire on June 20, Tim Akers and the Smoking Section on July 4 and Rubiks Groove to end the summer on July 25. The 2021 Summer Concert Series will mark the 32nd year for the annual concert series. All summer concerts at Brentwood's Crockett Park will begin an hour earlier at 6 p.m. this year and end at 8 p.m., allowing younger families to attend with small children. Food trucks will be serving at all concerts one hour before the concert begins.
July 25: Resurrection: A Journey Tribute Band
The Sunset Concert Series are a family-friendly, summer tradition providing outdoor concerts on the east lawn of Franklin's Carnton Plantation from 6 - 8 p.m. The band for June 27 is Rubiks Groove: 80s and 90s Tribute Band. The band for July 25 is Resurrection: A Journey Tribute. Advance tickets for June 27 are $10.50 for adults and $5.50 for children ages 6-15, and $15.00 at the gate.