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Free Summer Concerts in Indy

Throughout the summer months, Indianapolis plays host to a number of outdoor concert series.

With music styles ranging from jazz to kids’ tunes to good old fashioned rock ‘n roll, it is easy to find something the whole family will enjoy. So, grab a chair or blanket, pack a picnic, and take advantage of these summer concerts that run all summer long.


2019 Free Summer Concerts around Indianapolis


Fishers Tuesday Night Concert Series

Nickel Plate District Amphitheater | Every Tuesday and Friday night

Tuesdays | 7 – 9 PM
June 4 My Yellow Rickshaw
June 11 Endless Summer Band
June 18 The Doo
June 25 Karma with special guest Fishers Music Works’ Mudsock Jazz Combo
July 2 The Bishops
July 9 Parrots of the Caribbean with special guests The Islanders
July 16 David Rae
Rain and makeup dates on July 23 & 30

Fridays | 8 – 10 PM
June 7 B105.7 presents 80’s at the AMP with E5C4P3: The Journey Tribute Band
June 14 The PettyBreakers
June 21 Mike & Joe
June 28 Spark! Fishers Concert
July 5 Sounds of Summer: The Music of the Beach Boys
July 12 Jennie DeVoe
July 19 Dark Desert Eagles
July 26 Such a Night: Recreating the Music of the Band’s Last Waltz
Aug 2 The Woomblies Rock Orchestra
Aug 9 A 92.3 WTTS Presents Show (more details to come)
Aug 16 Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd with special guest Phil Pierle
Aug 23 The Travelin’ McCourys with special guest Fishers Music Works’ Fishers Switch Vibe
Aug 30 & 31 Fishers Blues Fest

Central Green | Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts

Wednesdays | 12 – 1 PM

June 5 Kelly Isenhower
June 12 Mr. Daniel*
June 19 Phil Pierle
June 26 Mr. Mystic the Magician*
July 3 Tim & Jay
July 10 Mark & Max*
July 17 Kyle Bledsoe
July 24 Paul’s Father Goose & Music Show*
July 31 Kelly Isenhower
Aug 7 Stephen’s Puppets presents Goldilocks & the Three Bears*
Aug 14 Phil Pierle
Aug 21 Mr. Daniel*
Aug 28 Tim & Jay
*Indicates a children’s show

Summer Family Concert Series at the Gazebo

1 Civic Square, Carmel

Wednesdays | 7 – 9 PM

June 5 The Flying Toasters
June 12 Blair Clark
June 19 Naptown Royals
June 26 My Yellow Rickshaw
July 10 Blue River Band
July 17 45RPM
July 31 The Bishops
Aug 7 Alan Kaye & the Toons
Aug 14 Stella Luna & the Satellites
Aug 21 The Woomblies Rock Orchestra
Aug 28 Soul Street
Sept 4 Mix Tape
Sept 11 Mike & Joe
Sept 18 Country Summer
Sept 25 Endless Summer Band

Summer Family Concert Series at the Gazebo
Summer Family Concert Series at the Gazebo

Concerts on the Canal

Indiana Historical Society
Thursdays | 6 – 8 PM

May 30 Jessie Brown
June 6 Rob Dixon
June 13 Living Proof
June 20 Deb Mullins
June 27 Groove Essential
July 4 Soul Deep
July 11 The Bishops
July 18 Gordon Bonam
*Free seating along the canal

Noblesville Summer Concert Series

Dillon Park
Thursdays | 7 PM

June 6 Dave & Rae
June 13 The Bishops
June 20 Saddlebrook
June 27 Jambox
July 11 Endless Summer Band
July 18 The Doo! Band
July 25 The Cosmic Situation

Holliday Park Summer Concert Series

The Ruins at Holliday Park
Thursdays | 7 – 9 PM

June 6 Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra (7:30 PM)
June 27 Allison Victoria
July 18 Farrelly/Markiewicz Jazz Quintet
Aug 1 Petar and Daniel – Guitar Duo & Friends
Aug 15 The World of Jif and the Choosy Mothers

Select Saturdays
June 15 Indy Shakes (12 PM)
October 5 Rock the Ruins Celebration (7 PM)

Summer Under the Sails

Eiteljorg Museum
Wednesdays | 6-8 PM

June 5 The Sawyer Family Band
June 12 Midtown Mad Men
June 19 Son of Hwéeldi
June 26 DysFUNKtion Brass
July 3 Alan Kaye and the Toons
July 10 Nu-Blue
July 17 James Weston
July 24 Rob Dixon Quartet
July 31 Luciano Antonio Trio

Summer Under the Sails
Summer Under the Sails

Concerts with Nature

The Marina at Eagle Creek Park
Wednesdays | 6:30 PM

June 6 Sean Imboden Large Ensemble
June 13 Tim Grimm
June 20 The Steve Weakley Group
June 27 Wonderhills
July 11 The Sandy Lomax Ensemble
July 18 Bill Price
July 25 Charlie Ballantine Quartet
Aug 1 The Half Step Sisters
Aug 8 Sophia Goodman Band
Aug 15 The Honey Dewdrops
Aug 22 Farrelly/Markiewicz Jazz Quintet

Arts for Lawrence: Fridays at the Fort

Lawrence Civic Plaza
Select Fridays | 6 – 9 PM

May 24 MSD of Lawrence Township Night
June 7 Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra
June 21 HeartStone Crossing Band
July 12 Jus’ta Band
Aug 9 Mississippi Raglips and the River Dogs Rock and Blues Revue
Aug 23 Queen Delphine and the Crown Jewels

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