Live music is back this summer, and that news is music to our ears. Find a full list of summer concerts and live music in Hamilton County, Indiana.
Thursdays, May 26 - July 21
Held on The Lawn at Clay Terrace in Carmel.
May 26: My Yellow Rickshaw
June 2: Dave & Rae
June 9: Big Rosco & The Hammers
June 16: Jambox
June 23: Country Summer
June 30: Dwight Lightning and the Conch City All Stars
July 7: Endless Summer Band
July 14: Stella Luna & The Satellites
July 21: Toy Factory
Aug. 4: rain date
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 4 - Oct. 28
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Enjoy your lunch or relax on the community chairs, benches, swings and green spaces while enjoying live music on the Main Stage in Midtown Plaza. On-street parking and garage parking is available free of charge. Follow Midtown Plaza on social media to see who will be the featured musician.
Wednesdays, June 1 - Sept. 28
7 – 8:15 p.m.
Offering family-friendly concerts featuring a mix of pop, rock, jazz and country musical performances. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and a picnic supper to enjoy this Carmel summer tradition. In case of rain or inclement weather, concerts will be canceled.
Thursdays, June 16 - Sept. 99
6 – 8 p.m.
Keepin' It Live is a weekly outdoor concert (weather permitting) in The Yard at the Fishers District featuring a rotation of musical performers.
Various Dates, June - Sept.
Gates open at 6 p.m.
This popular summer music series at the Conner Prairie Amphitheatre returns for 2022. Guests can pack a picnic and a blanket to enjoy music under the stars on summer evenings.
June 24-25: Classical Favorites
July 1-4: Star-Spangled Symphony
July 8: Home Again: A Tribute to Carole King
July 9: Never Die Young: A Tribute to James Taylor
July 15-16: Broadway Under the Stars
July 22-23: John Williams Blockbusters
July 29: Hollywood Nights: The Bob Seger Experience
July 30: Arrival from Sweden: The Music of Abba
Aug. 5: Melissa Etheridge: One Way Out Tour
Aug. 6: Face 2 Face: A Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John
Aug. 12: The Spinners
Aug. 13: Three Dog Night
Aug. 19: One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & the Works
Aug. 20: The Fab Four: The Ultimate Beatles Tribute
Aug. 26: The Phil Collins Experience
Aug. 27: Master Blaster: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder
Sept. 2: Super Diamond: The Neil Diamond Tribute
Sept. 3: The Springsteen Experience: A Tribute to the Boss
Sept. 4: Here Come the Mummies
NPD AMP Concerts
Concerts start at 8 p.m. See Blue Fest schedule for performance times.
Ticketed concerts at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater.
Tuesdays, June 7 – July 26
7 – 9 p.m.
Tuesday Night Community Concerts, presented by IU Health Saxony, features weekly shows from local and regional bands and performers at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater.
June 7: Cool City Band
June 14: Mike & Joe
June 21: White River Wind Symphony Orchestra
June 28: Dave & Rae
July 4: Fool House
July 12: The Big ’80s Tribute Band
July 19: My Yellow Rickshaw
July 26: Toy Factory
Wednesdays, June 1 – July 27
12 – 1 p.m.
The sounds of summer return with free lunchtime concerts and shows on the Central Green in front of Fishers City Hall. Bring your lunch, and enjoy a break from the workday. Back by popular demand, there is music for all ages this year, rotating between local singers/songwriters and popular children’s performers.
June 1: Mr. Daniel*
June 8: Old Coyote Band
June 15: Jump & Hop*
June 22: Steve Fulton
June 29: Dorin*
July 6: Mr. Daniel*
July 13: Stevens Puppets*
July 20: Kyle Bledsoe
July 27: Stevens Puppets*
*Denotes children's entertainment.
Various Saturdays, June 11 – Sept. 24
Federal Hill Commons concerts will take place Saturdays at First Merchants Pavilion, where attendees of all ages are invited to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy a concert in the park. Concerts are free to attend and an opening band will start at 7 pm. View a parking and trolley map.
June 11: Southern Accents (Tom Petty Tribute) / Opening Band: Groove Smash
June 25: REO Survivor (REO Speedwagon Tribute) / Opening Band: Aela
July 9: 16 Candles (80's Variety) / Opening Band: Roughouse
July 23: BritBeat (Beatles Tribute) / Opening Band: Rhino Down
Aug. 13: Motor City Revue (Motown Tribute) / Opening Band: BBI
Aug. 27: Nightrain (Guns N' Roses Tribute) / Opening Band: The Cosmic Situation
Sept. 10: The Eagles Project (Eagles Tribute) / Opening Band: The Toons
Sept. 24: Trippin Billies (Dave Matthews Band Tribute) / Opening Band: Sam King
Music & All That Jazz
First Fridays, July - October
Held on the Historic Noblesville Square.
Thursdays, June 9 – July 21
Noblesville Parks and Recreation Department hosts its annual summer concert series lineup at Dillon Park, presented by STAR Financial Bank.
June 9: EndlessSummerBand
June 16: The Cosmic Situation
June 23: The Big 80’s Band
June 30: Jambox
July 7: Roughouse Indy
July 14: Toy Factory
July 21: Dave & Rae
Various Dates, May - Oct.
Named the World’s #1 Amphitheater in 2018 by Pollstar, Ruoff Music Center brings in big names every summer. The lineup for 2022 includes Brad Paisley, Phish, Dave Matthews Band, and more.
Saturdays, June 4 - July 23
12 - 2 p.m.
Enjoy music on the patio at Mercantile 37.
June 4 - Annabelle Wolfe
June 11 - Keith Rea
June 18 - Mike Snyder
June 25 - Booze Hounds
July 2 - Dale Bitner
July 9 - John Gilmore
July 16 - Andy Schomburg
July 23 - Malachi Jaggers
Various Dates, June – August
Gates open at 6 p.m., shows start at 7 p.m.
Cost: $5 per person and kids 12 and under are free.
June 17: The Flying Toasters
June 24: Fleetwood Gold
July 1: Toy Factory
July 15: The Nauti Yachty's Feat. Josh Kaufman
July 22: Stella Luna and the Satellites
Aug. 5: 45 RPM
Various Thursdays, June – September
6 - 8 p.m.
June 2 - Valerie Phelps
July 7 - Lovesick Moan / The Auburns
Aug. 4 - BC & The Classic Bus
Sept. 1 - Cool City Band