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.


13th Annual Summer Concert Series

Thursdays, June 15 - July 13
6-9 p.m.

Held on The Lawn at Clay Terrace in Carmel.

June 15: My Yellow Rickshaw
June 22: Jambox 
July 6: Indy Annies
June 29: Toy Factory
July 13: Endless Summer Band
July 20: rain date

Midtown Music Mondays

Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 1 - Oct. 30
5 - 7 p.m.

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.

Summer Family Concert Series at the Gazebo

Wednesdays, May 31 - Sept. 27
7 p.m.

May 31: The Flying Toasters
June 7: Blair Clark
June 14: Living Proof
June 21: Toy Factory
June 28: Rick K & The Allnighters
July 12: 45RPM
July 19: My Yellow Rickshaw
July 26: The Bishops
Aug. 2: The Doo
Aug. 9: Country Summer
Aug. 16: The Woomblies
Aug. 23: Groovesmash
Aug. 30: Stella Luna
Sept. 6: Blue River Band
Sept. 13: The Nauti Yachtys
Sept. 20: Jai Baker Trio
Sept. 27: Endless Summer Band


Carmel Jazz Festival

Aug. 11-12

A multi-day, multi-stage musical event featuring jazz, blues and R&B artists.


Kroger Symphony on the Prairie

Various Dates, June - Sept.
Gates open at 6 p.m.

This popular summer music series at the Conner Prairie Amphitheatre returns for 2023. Guests can pack a picnic and a blanket to enjoy music under the stars on summer evenings.

June 23-24: The Music of Harry Potter
June 30-July 3: Star-Spangled Symphony
July 7-8: Raiders of the Lost Ark: Live in Concert
July 14-15: Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA
July 21-22: Broadway Under the Stars
July 28-29: Face 2 Face: A Tribute to Billy Joel & Elton John
Aug. 4: Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston
Aug. 5: Tusk: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band
Aug. 11: The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute
Aug. 12: Here Come the Mummies
Aug. 18: Marshall Tucker Band
Aug. 19: Unforgettable Fire: U2 Tribute Show

NPD AMP Concerts

Concerts start at 8 p.m. 

Ticketed concerts at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater

July 15: Ripe Bright Blues Tour
Sept. 1-2: Blues Fest
Sept. 8: Snarky Puppy

Tuesday Night Community Concerts

Tuesdays, June – July
7 – 9 p.m.

Free Tuesday night concerts feature weekly shows from local and regional bands and performers at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater.

June 6: Six Foot Blonde
June 13: DUDE!
June 20: Jukebox Luke
June 27: My Yellow Rickshaw
July 4: Karma *This show will begin at 8 p.m. with fireworks following the show at 10 p.m.
July 11: Street Pennies
July 18: GrooveSmash
July 25: Hank Ruff


Concerts at the Commons

Various Saturdays, June – September
7 p.m.

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 p.m. View a parking and trolley map.

June 10: The Eagles Project (Eagles Tribute)
June 24: Shoot to Thrill (AC/DC Tribute)
July 8: Crush (Bon Jovi Tribute)
July 15: No Fences (Garth Brooks Tribute)
Aug. 12: Chicago Rewired (Chicago Tribute)
Aug. 26: Earth to Mars (Bruno Mars Tribute) Sept. 9 – American English (Beatles Tribute)
Sept. 23: Trippin Billies (Dave Matthews Band Tribute)

Music & All That Jazz

First Fridays - June 10, Aug. 12, Sept. 9, Oct. 14
7-9 p.m.

Held on the Historic Noblesville Square.

Noblesville Summer Concert Series

Thursdays, June – July
7 p.m.

Noblesville Parks and Recreation Department hosts its annual summer concert series lineup at Dillon Park.

June 8: Cosmic Situation
June 15: Roughouse
June 22: Jai Baker 3
June 29: Not Your Average Boy Band July 6 – Groove Smash
July 13: The Toons
July 20: Hairbangers Ball

Ruoff Music Center

Various Dates, May - September

Named the World’s #1 Amphitheater in 2018 by Pollstar, Ruoff Music Center brings in big names every summer. The lineup for 2023 includes Janet Jackson, Shania Twain, Eric Church and more.

See the full 2023 Ruoff Home Music concert schedule.


Cool Creek Summer Concert Series

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 23: The Flying Toasters
June 30: Bicentennial Bash - Stella Luna and the Satellites
July 7: Mike and Joe
July 28: Crush
Aug. 4: Der Polkatz
Aug. 11: The Nauti Yachty's featuring Josh Kaufman


Jams at the Junction

Shows start at 7 p.m.

June 2: The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band & Kassey King *starts at 6 p.m. - Bicentennial VIP package
June 9: Toy Factory
July 14: Living Proof
July 21: Janbox
Aug. 25: Six Figures
Sept. 1: Jai Baker 3
Sept. 8: The Flying Toasters


Kids Concert Series

10:00-11:30 a.m.

June 20
June 27
July 11
July 18
July 25

Mr. Daniels, a popular children's musician, plays original hits and old favorites on select Tuesdays at the Wetland Amphitheatre at Grand Junction Plaza. Free airbrush tattoos and activities for children will be available.


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