Summer Music

LIVE Music

The days may be hot, but for music lovers the nights are even hotter in Milwaukee! You’ll find free outdoor concerts almost every night of the week through the summer, featuring a diverse assortment of bands with everything from popular local cover bands to classical ensembles. Bring the family, some friends, purchase treats from local food trucks and vendors, and enjoy Milwaukee’s thriving summer concert season.

Musical Metropolis
Musical Metropolis

From the world's largest music festival to local community radio, Milwaukee loves music

Summer Series: Patio Daze at The Ivy House Patio Bar

The last Monday of the month, enjoy live music, food trucks, craft cocktails and more at this lush, green urban oasis. (June-October)

Wednesday Night Live at State Fair Park's Budweiser Pavillion 

Rock out to your favorite tunes as cover bands take you back through all your favorite eras of music. (June-September) 

Music Spotlight Series at the Mayfair Collection 

Hear a different style of music every other Wednesday night at the Mayfair's Collection outdoor plaza. This is a family friendly event! (June-August) 

Music at the Market at South Milwaukee Downtown Market

More than just a Farmer's Market! Catch live music by a wide variety of local acts at this family-friendly series every Thursday. (June-October) 

Sounds of Summer at Bayshore Town Center 

Bayshore's new Yard is an open, green area with an adjacent taproom serving up tasty craft brews. Check out live music Friday evening and Saturday afternoons

Tosa Tonight

Select Wednesday evenings at Hart Park (June – August)

This laidback concert series is especially popular with families – the splashpad located nearby certainly doesn’t hurt!

The Dos and Don'ts

of Jazz in the Park

Can you bring a dog to Jazz in the Park? What about some wine? Check out our guide to one of Milwaukee's favorite music series, and you'll look just like a local.

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