It’s time to get outside, have a picnic and listen to some live music. We’ve rounded up 19 outdoor music series in and around Greensboro. It’s enough to last all summer long. Here are some upcoming concerts:

Tunes @ Noon

Tunes @ Noon will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. each Wednesday at LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro.

Admission is free. Bring your lunch or buy lunch from a local food truck.

Concerts will be

  • May 8: Chris Hedrick (indie, rock, blues)
  • May 15: Andy Squint (blues)
  • May 22: Jasme Kelly (soul, folk, roots, R&B, acoustic)
  • May 29: Juju Guru (soul, grunge)
  • June 5: Jess Klein and Mike June (folk)
  • June 12: Sam Astro (house, R&B, soul)
  • June 19: Infinite Eve (hard rock)
  • June 26: Rajen Sukhadia (Indian)
  • July 3: Debbie the Artist (soul)
  • July 10: Cory Luetjen and the Traveling Blues Band (blues)
  • July 17: Wristband (rock and blues)
  • July 24: Island Vibes (Carribean)
  • July 13: Music Academy of North Carolina
  • Aug. 7: TBA
  • Aug. 14: Maitri (rock)
  • Aug. 21: Andrew Kassab (contemporary acoustic)
  • Aug. 28: The Robertson Boys (bluegrass)
  • Sept. 4: Low Key (rock, pop)
  • Sept. 11: Fredd Reyes
  • Sept. 18: Ranford Almond (acoustic Americana)
  • Sept. 25: Zoo City Pickers (bluegrass, country, folk, gospel)
  • Oct. 2: Doug Baker (singer/songwriter)
  • Oct. 9: Sergio Grossi (rock)
  • Oct. 16: Pete Pawsey and friends (blues, rock)
  • Oct. 23: Sam Frazier (blues)
  • Oct. 30: Michael Ken and Brian “Songbear” Smith (country, blues, covers)
  • Nov. 6: Gypsy Soul/Dale Cole (rock, neo soul)

For more information, call 336-373-7533 or visit greensborodowntownparks.org.

MUSEP

Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park offers outdoor concerts at venues around the Greensboro area, featuring a variety of music.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs and picnic dinners. Dogs on leashes are welcome. The concerts are alcohol free.

Concerts will be

  • June 2: 6 p.m. — Gate City Divas (rock, R&B), 7:15 p.m. — David Childers and the Serpents (Americana, folk) at White Oak Amphitheatre, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Parking is free.
  • June 9: 6 p.m. Greensboro Big Band (swing, jazz), two 45-minute sets, at the Front Lawn at Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St., Greensboro.
  • June 16: 6:30 p.m. Philharmonia of Greensboro (classical, pops) at Barber Park, 1500 Barber Park Drive, Greensboro.
  • June 23: 6 p.m. Nu-Blu (bluegrass, Americana) and 7:15 p.m. The Radials (Americana, country) at Lindley Park, 3300 Starmount Drive, Greensboro.
  • July 4: 4 pm — Greensboro Concert Band (classical, pops) at LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Part of the Fun Fourth Festival.
  • July 7: 6 p.m. Smitty & the Jumpstarters (blues) and 7:15 p.m. Rob Massengale Band (variety, rock) at Hester Park, 3906 Betula St., Greensboro.
  • July 14: 6:30 p.m. Eastern Music Festival Young Artist Wind Ensemble (classical, pops) at LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro.
  • July 21: 6 p.m. Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra (jazz), two 45-minute sets, at Founders Lawn at Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro.
  • July 28: 6 p.m. Low Key (classic rock to pop) and 7:15 p.m. Sam Frazier & the Side Effects at Country Park, Shelter 7, 3905 Nathanel Greene Drive, Greensboro.
  • Aug. 4: 6 p.m. Sweet Dreams (blues, R&B, jazz, soul) and 7:15 p.m. West End Mambo (Latin) at Gateway Gardens, 2924 E. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro.
  • Aug. 11: 6:30 p.m. Greensboro Concert Band (classical, pops) at Lindley Park, 3300 Starmount Drive, Greensboro.
  • Aug. 18: 6 p.m. Wonderwall the Tribute (Beatles cover band) and 7:15 p.m. doby (funk) at Latham Park, 905 Cridland Road, Greensboro
  • Aug. 25: 6 p.m. Wally West Little Big Band (jazz), two 45-minute sets, at Blandwood Mansion, 447 W. Washington St., Greensboro.

Visit facebook.com/musepgso for more information.

Sunday Jazz Picnics

Sunday Jazz Picnics will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. each Sunday at LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro.

Dinner and drinks are for sale at food kiosks and trucks. Admission is free. Lawn games will be available.

Concerts will be

  • May 5: Real Jazz
  • May 12: Wally West
  • May 19: Jessica Mashburn
  • May 26: Stig (shown above)

More dates to come.

Call 336-373-7533 or visit greensborodowntownparks.org.

Saturday City Sunsets

Saturday City Sunsets outdoor concert series will be 7 to 9 p.m. at LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro.

Admission is free. Bring blankets or chairs. A food truck and brewery, as well as a couple of crafts vendors will be onsite.

Concerts will be

  • May 4: Soultriii (rock, R&B, soul)
  • May 11: Reliably Bad Band (funk, pop, dance)
  • May 25: Anne Elise Hastings and her Revolving Cast of Characters (folk, rock)
  • June 1: Wright Ave (jam band)
  • June 8: TerraBang (soul, hip-hop, jazz fusion)
  • June 15: The Great Hullabaloo (rock, blues)
  • June 29: Dropping Julia (pop, rock)
  • July 6: Blue Cactus (alt-country)
  • July 13: Viva La Muerte (indie, alt-rock, psychedelic, Americana). “SpaceBalls” movie following music.
  • July 20: SunQueen Kelcey Ledbetter (R&B)
  • Aug. 10: The Ladies Auxilary (blues)
  • Aug. 17: TBA
  • Aug. 24: Fat Catz (rock, funk)
  • Aug. 31: Africa Unplugged (world music)
  • Sept. 14: Ranford Almond and Friends (Grateful Dead set)
  • Sept. 21: Marcus Horth and Josh Feldman (rock)
  • Sept. 28: Funkelstiltskin (funk, blues, jazz, reggae, hip-hop)

Call 336-373-7533 or visit greensborodowntownparks.org.

Arts Splash

High Point Arts Council will hold its annual summer outdoor concert series, Arts Splash, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sundays at locations around High Point.

Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic dinners. No alcoholic beverages. In case of rain, call 336-889-2787 after 4 p.m. the day of the show to see if the show will be canceled.

Admission is free.

Concerts will be

  • June 16: Hustle Souls (funk, soul) at Mendenhall Transportation Terminal, 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point
  • June 23: Kooley High (hip-hop) at High Point City Lake Park, 602 W. Main St., Jamestown
  • June 30: Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba (world, West African) at High Point University Amphitheater, 905 Founders St., High Point
  • July 14: Bombadil (indie folk) at High Point Library Plaza, 901 N. Main St., High Point
  • July 21: Shana Tucker (jazz, soul) at Washington Terrace Park, 101 Gordon St., High Point
  • July 28: Victoria Victoria (indie, pop) at Oak Hollow Festival Park, 1841 Eastchester Drive, High Point
  • Aug. 4: Vaden Landers (country blues) at High Point Museum & Historical Park, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point
  • Aug. 11: Black & Blue (Motown, R&B) at Mendenhall Transportation Terminal,
  • 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point

To learn more, call 336-889-2787, Ext. 22, or visit highpointarts.org.

City of Asheboro Summer Concert Series

City of Asheboro Summer Concerts will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bicentennial Park, 135 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, and will feature party music, beach music, oldies, country and more.

Bring blankets, chairs and picnics. No alcohol.

Admission is free.

Concerts will be

  • May 19: The Magnificents (classic soul, beach, Motown, Top 40, dance)
  • June 2: The Entertainers (Top 40, classic rock, country)
  • June 16: Phatt City (beach, R&B, dance)
  • July 7: Steve Owens & Summertime (beach, Southern soul, rock)
  • July 21: Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot (soul, R&B, funk, reggae, jazz, country, beach)
  • Aug. 18: Envision (‘60s-’80s, Top 40)
  • Sept. 2: Blackwater Band (beach, blues, funk)

Call 336-626-1201 or visit asheboronc.gov for more information.

Musical Chairs

The Musical Chairs Concert Series will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at five locations around Alamance County.

They are:

Elon: West College Street

Burlington (second Friday of the month): City Park, 1388 S. Main St.

Mebane: Clay Street

Burlington (fourth Friday of the month): Historic Depot, 200 S. Main St.

Graham: 104 E. Elm St.

The shows are free. In case of rain, concerts are canceled.

Concerts will be

  • May 3: Retro (R&B, soul, funk) at Elon
  • May 10: The Magnificents (classic soul, beach) at Burlington (park)
  • May 17: Jukebox Romeos (acoustic, rock) at Mebane
  • May 24: Will McBride Group (rock, jazz, funk) at Burlington (depot)
  • May 31: Love & Valor (indie, folk) at Graham
  • June 7: Hip Pocket (dance, R&B) at Elon
  • June 14: Seabreeze (beach) at Graham
  • June 21: Sweet T & The Biscuits (Americana, folk) at Mebane
  • June 28: Carri Smithey Band (country, rock) at Burlington (depot)
  • July 5: The Legacy Motown Review (Motown, soul, beach) at Graham
  • July 12: Old Man Noize (rock) at Graham
  • July 19: Bounce (Top 40, rock, pop) at Mebane
  • July 26: Time Sawyer (folk, rock) at Burlington (depot)
  • Aug. 2: Glorious Day (Christian rock) at Elon
  • Aug. 9: The Castaways (beach, soul, rock) at Burlington (park)
  • Aug. 16: The British Invaders (Beatles tribute) at Mebane
  • Aug. 23: Gipsy Danger (indie, rock, pop) at Burlington (depot)
  • Aug. 30: West End Mambo (salsa, jazz) at Graham

For more information, call 336-226-4495 or visit alamancearts.org.

Oak Ridge’s Music

in the Park

Oak Ridge’s Music in the Park will be at 6:30 at the amphitheater at Oak Ridge Town Park, 6231 Lisa Drive in Oak Ridge.

Bring blankets, chairs and picnics. Food and drinks will be for sale. No alcohol.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted and go to the band.

The rain date for all shows is from 2 to 3:30 p.m. the following day.

Concerts will be

  • May 11: Cruize Control
  • June 8: The Robertson Boys (bluegrass)
  • June 22: Nathan Ward Band (rock)
  • July 13: Barefoot Modern (alternative)
  • Aug. 10: Tyler Millard (blues, folk, rock)
  • Sept. 14: Shiloh Hill (folk rock)
  • Oct. 12: The Radials (Americana, roots rock, country)

Friday Flavors

Concert Series

Stonefield Cellars Winery, 8220 N.C. Hwy 68 N., Stokesdale, will host its annual Friday Flavors Concert Series this summer.

The concerts start at 7 p.m. and are held rain or shine (outdoors in fair weather, indoors if rain). Tickets are $10 in advance at stonefieldcellars.com for reserved seating or at the door.

Bring chairs or reserve a bistro or picnic table by calling 336-644-9908.

Wine, beer and food will be for sale. No outside food or alcohol permitted. No pets.

Concerts will be

  • June 7: Radio Revolver (rock, blues). Food by Medley NC.
  • June 14: Tyler Millard Band (rock, country). Food by Pita Delite.
  • June 21: James Vincent Carroll (rock, folk, blues). Food by Porterhouse Burger Truck.
  • June 28: Red Dirt Revival (country). Food by El Taco Vaquero.
  • July 5: Vinyl Rewind (60’s rock). Food by Medley NC.
  • July 12: Sigean (Celtic). Food by Porterhouse Burger Truck.
  • July 19: Radio Revolver (rock, blues). Food by Pita Delite.
  • July 26: Moxie Band (funk, rock, soul). Food by Medley NC.
  • Aug. 2: The Mullins Sisters (country). Food by Pita Delite.
  • Aug. 9: Wristband (blues, rock). Food by Marty’s BBQ.
  • Aug. 16: Steve Weams with The Caribbean Cowboys Band: Woodstock 50th Anniversary Tribute (music from 1969). Food by Medley NC.
  • Aug. 23: Amanda Cook Band (bluegrass). Food by El Taco Vaquero.
  • Aug. 30: 12M Case Band (rock). Food by Medley NC.

For more information, call 336-644-9908 or visit stonefieldcellars.com.

Groovin’ on the Green

Groovin’ on the Green at Depot Stage at Burke and Main streets, Gibsonville. 7-9 p.m.

Bring blankets and chairs.

Admission is free. Food and drinks sold within walking (and listening) distance.

Concerts will be

  • June 1: Alamance Jazz Band (jazz)
  • July 6: The Magnificents (classic soul, beach, Motown, Top 40, dance)
  • Aug. 3: Back Porch Orchestra (bluegrass, country, rock, blues)

Call 336-449-7241 or visit gibsonville.net/depotstageconcerts.

Grove Wine & Song

Grove Winery & Vineyards will host its annual Wine & Song outdoor concert series at 6 p.m. at 7360 Brooks Bridge Road, Gibsonville.

Admission is $10 or $15 at the gate or online at grovewinery.com/wine_song.html. Kids younger than 10 and dogs on leashes are free.

Bring blankets or chairs. Food and drinks will be for sale. No outside food or drinks.

Shows will be held rain or shine.

Concerts will be

  • May 4: Whiskey Foxtrot (country, Americana, rock)
  • May 18: Gipsy Danger (indie, jamgrass, rock, pop)
  • May 26: Jon Shain (folk, blues, Americana)
  • June 15: Wonderwall (Beatles tribute)
  • June 29: Grove Jazz Fest
  • July 5: Satterfield & Bernstein (singer/songwriter, roots, jazz)
  • July 13: The Grand Ole Uproar (rock, country, hippie-tonk)
  • July 27: Crystal Bright & The Silver Hands (indie, dark pop, Southern gothic)
  • Aug. 9: Beach & Blues Jam w/ Cory Luetjen (beach, blues)
  • Sept. 1: Bruce Piephoff & Friends (folk, blues, country)
  • Sept. 14: The Radials (Americana, country)
  • Sept. 21: Red, White & Blues Festival

Call 336-584-4060 or visit Grove Winery & Vineyards on Facebook or grovewinery.com.

Music @ Market Square

Music @ Market Square will be from July to September at Market Square, 303 S. Scales St., Reidsville.

Concerts are from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Bring a blanket or chair. Admission is free.

Concerts will be

  • June 22: Nantucket (classic rock)
  • July 27: Sub-Radio (indie pop)
  • Aug. 24: Mason Lovette Band (Southern rock, country, blues)
  • Sept. 28: Alter Egos Band (funk, R&B, neo soul)

Call 336-349-1111 or visit ci.reidsville.nc.us.

Downtown Jazz Series

The 2017 Downtown Jazz Series will be from June 9 to Aug. 25 at Corpening Plaza at 237 W. First St. in Winston-Salem.

Admission is free.

Concerts will be

  • June 14: Joe Robinson (opening act) and Jackiem Joyner
  • June 28: Saundra Crenshaw (opening act) and Kayla Waters
  • July 12: Mia Thompson (opening act) and Chelsey Green & The Green Project
  • July 26: David P. Stevens (opening act) and Dee Lucas
  • Aug. 9: Natural Element (opening act) and Julian Vaughn
  • Aug. 23: Keith Byrd (opening act) and Melvin M. Miller

Call 336-354-1500, email dwspsummerontrade@gmail.com or visit downtownws.com/music.

Summer on Liberty

The 2018 Summer on Liberty will be from June 10 to Aug. 26 at the intersection of Sixth and Liberty streets in downtown Winston-Salem.

Admission is free.

Concerts will be

  • June 15: Phase Band (funk/Motown)
  • June 22: Jerry Wilson & The Rockin’ Soul Band (rock, soul)
  • June 29: Smitty & the Jumpstarters (swing)
  • July 6: The Bo Stevens / Jason Moss and the Hosses (honky-tonk)
  • July 13: Wonderwall Beatles Tribute (‘60s-’70s rock)
  • July 20: Westend Mambo (Latin)
  • July 27: Caleb Caudle (Americana)
  • Aug 3: Elusive Groove and Cinnamon Reggae (reggae)
  • Aug 10: Special Occasion Band (beach)
  • Aug 17: Envision (R&B, soul)
  • Aug 24: B String Allstars (blues guitar)
  • Aug 31: Vagabond Saints Society: Tribute to The Cars (‘80s rock)

Call 336-354-1500, email dwspsummerontrade@gmail.com or visit downtownws.com/music.

Freedom Park Music & Cruz In

The cruise-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the music at 6:30 p.m. at Kiwanis Amphitheatre at Freedom Park, 121 N. Edgewood Road, Eden.

The event is free. Bring lawn chairs. Food and drink will be for sale. Cornole, 30/30 drawing, door prizes and more.

Concerts will be

  • May 25: GT & Misti (rock, funk)
  • June 29: Karolina Kool (rock, country, beach)
  • July 27: Against the Nights (Christian rock)
  • Aug. 31: Remedy (country, rock, funk)
  • Sept. 29: The Impacts (oldies, beach)

For more information, call 336-627-4711 or visit edennc.us.

Thursday at 7 Concert Series

The Thursday at 7 Concert Series will be at 7 p.m. on West Elm Street in Graham.

Concerts will be

  • May 23: The Holiday Band (soul, funk, Carolina beach)
  • June 27: Entertainers (beach, R&B, classic Rock)
  • July 25: Steve Owens & Summer Time (Carolina beach, Southern soul, rock)
  • Aug. 22: Gary Lauder & Smokin’ Hot (Carolina beach, R&B, jazz)
  • Sept. 12: The Magnificents (beach, oldies, Top 40)
  • Sept. 26: Mason Lovette Band (Southern rock, country, blues)

For more information, please e-mail Kristen Herndon or Call: 336-513-5510

Call 336-792-1188 or visit cityofgraham.com.

City of Randleman Market & Music

City of Randleman Market & Music will be from 7 to 10 p.m. at Commerce Square, 128 Commerce Square, in downtown Randleman.

Food trucks will arrive at 5 p.m. The bands will play from 7 to 10 p.m. The farmers market will be open from 5 to 10 p.m.

Concerts will be

  • May 3: Blackwater Rhythm & Blues (blues, R&B)
  • May 17: Too Much Sylvia (variety)
  • May 31: The Extraordinaires (rock)
  • June 14: The Tonez (variety)
  • June 28: Smokin Hot (variety, beach)
  • July 12: Darrell Harwood (high-energy country)
  • July 26: Radio Revolver ( classic rock, contemporary country)
  • Aug. 9: Jim Quick & Coastline (soul, blues)
  • Aug. 24: North Tower (Top 40, beach, funk, oldies)

2019 Summer Park Series

2019 Summer Park Series will include five concerts Forsyth County parks.

Locations are: Triad Park, 9652 W. Market St., Kernersville; and Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons.

Admission is free.

Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets; also bring a picnic or buy food from hot dog and drink vendors, including soda, water, beer and wine. No outside alcohol allowed.

Gates open at 5 p.m.; concerts are at 6 p.m.

Concerts will be

May 17: The Becky Buller Band at Triad Park

June 14: The Plaids at Tanglewood

June 30: N.C. Brass Band at Triad Park

July 28: The Embers at Tanglewood

Aug. 25: Charlie at Tanglewood

Call 336-722-2585 or visit intothearts.org/summer.

Music-in-the-Park

Music-in-the-Park will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Summerfield Community Park Amphitheatre, 5404 Centerfield Road, Summerfield.

Concerts will be

June 14: Eric and the Chill Tones (beach, variety)

July 20: Part Time Party Time Band (variety)

Aug. 24: Special Occasion Band (variety)

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All concert dates and acts are subject to change.

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