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.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 1 – 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 2 – Sept. 29 (except June 30)
7 – 8:15 p.m.
The 2021 series offers 17 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.
June 2: Flying Toasters
June 9: Rick K
June 16: Blair Clark
June 23: The Doo*
July 7: Duelranger
July 14: 45 RPM
July 21: Living Proof
July 28: The Bishops*
Aug. 4: My Yellow Rickshaw
Aug. 11: The Woomblies Rock Orchestra
Aug. 18: Country Summer
Aug. 25: Stella Luna & the Satellites
Sept. 1: Mix Tape
Sept. 8: Toy Factory
Sep. 15: The Nauti Yachtys
Sept. 22: Jai Baker Trio
Sept. 29: Endless Summer Band
*Includes performance by children’s favorite Ruditoonz at 6 p.m.
Various Dates, June - Sept.
This popular summer music series at the Conner Prairie Amphitheatre is back in 2021. Guests can pack a picnic and a blanket to enjoy music under the stars on summer evenings.
June 25 and 27: Revolution: Music of the Beatles
July 2 – 4: Star-Spangled Symphony
July 9 – 10: Face 2 Face: Tribute to Billy Joel & Elton John
July 16 – 17: TBD
July 23 – 24: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
July 30 – 31: One Night of Queen: Performed by Gary Mullens & The Works
Aug. 6 – 7: The Temptations
Aug. 13: The Nauti Yachtys ftg. Josh Kaufman
Aug. 14: TBD
Aug. 20 – 21: Southern Accents: Music of Tom Petty
Aug. 27 – 28: Legendary Ladies of Soul
Sept. 3 – 4: Brass Transit: The Music of Chicago
Sept. 10 – 11: Who's Bad Music Presents: The Evolution of Pop
Tuesdays, June 8 – Aug. 31
6 – 8 p.m.
TTRG Fishers District Concert Series is a weekly outdoor concert (weather permitting) in The Yard at the Fishers District featuring a rotation of musical performers.
Tuesdays, June 1 – July 27
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 1: Living Proof
June 8: Karma Band
June 15: Mike & Joe
June 22: The Midtown Mad Men
June 29: Cool City Band
July 6: The Nauti Yachtys
July 13: Henry Lee Summer
July 20: Country Summer
July 27: Toy Factory
Wednesdays, June 2 – Aug. 25
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 2: Old Coyote Band
June 9: Mr. Daniel*
June 16: Stevens Puppets*
June 23: RudiToonz*
June 30: Mr. Daniel*
July 7: Annie's Jam*
July 14: Musical Conexion*
July 21: Kyle Bledsoe
July 28: Mr. Daniel*
August 4: Old Coyote Band
August 11: Stevens Puppets*
August 18: RudiToonz*
August 25: Annie's Jam*
*Denotes children's entertainment.
Various Saturdays, June – September
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.
June 12: The Wildflowers (Tom Petty Tribute) with opening band Roughhouse Band
June 26: Separate Ways (Journey Tribute) with opening band Fishers School of Rock
July 10: Motor City Revue (Motown Tribute) with opening band BBI
July 31: The Purple Madness (Prince Tribute) with opening band Groove Smash
Aug. 14: Trippin Billies (Dave Matthews Band Tribute) with opening band Sam King
Aug. 28: 16 Candles (80's Tribute) with opening band Carmel School of Rock
Sept. 11: The Eagles Project (Eagles tribute) with opening band Alan Kaye & The Toons
Sept. 18: Aeromyth (Aerosmith Tribute) with opening band The Cosmic Situation
Thursdays, June 10 – July 22
Noblesville Parks and Recreation Department hosts its annual summer concert series lineup at Dillon Park, presented by STAR Bank.
June 10: Dave & Rae
June 17: Alan Kaye & The Toons
June 24: Jambox
July 1: Flying Toasters
July 8: The Cosmic Situation
July 15: Endless Summer Band
July 22: Parrots of the Caribbean
Various Dates, July - Oct.
Various Dates, June – August
7 – 9:15 p.m.
Cost: $5 per person and kids 12 and under are free
June 11: Dave and Rae
June 18: Barometer Soup
July 9: 45 RPM
July 16: The Doo! Band
July 30: Stella Luna and the Satellites
Aug. 6: The Flying Toasters