Summer Music Guide for the Acton-Lexington Area

Enjoy an outdoor concert this summer!

By Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher June 7, 2023

Love music?  There are many wonderful opportunities to see a summer concert outdoors in our area. Bring a picnic, lawn chairs or a blanket, and let the kids dance on the grass while you relax and enjoy the entertainment.  We will continue to update this guide throughout the summer.

Note that performers may change or concerts may be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather.


NARA Park hosts concerts throughout the summer at the Amphitheater.  Parking is available at the upper fields parking lot, 75 Quarry Road. Admission is free for many concerts; check individual listings.


The Bedford Recreation Department hosts a free Summer Concert Series on Mudge Way on Thursday evenings at 7 PM.


Concord Recreation holds free summer concerts in West Concord. Rideout Field will transform into a place to jam with the whole family. Concerts are held several Thursdays this July from 6-9pm. 

The Concord Main Library usually holds free weekly outdoor summer concerts for children of all ages.

The Nashoba Brooks School hosts a family-friendly fun with Summer Wonders Crafts & Concerts. Crafts are held from 4-5pm with shows begining at 5:00pm - rain or shine!


The Lexington Bicentennial Band free summer concerts are on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM at Lexington High School Quad

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce sponsors a Summer Concert every Friday evening July-August at Emery Park at Depot Square at 6:30 PM.  

The Metropolitan Wind Symphony holds a series of outdoor summer concerts in Hastings Park at 7:30pm during the month of July.


Lincoln Parks & Recreation holds a series of free outdoor summer concerts at Codman Pool in Lincoln.  All concerts begin at 6:00 pm at the Codman Pool on Ballfield Road. Concerts are free, pool may be used during the show for $5 per person.

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary holds a series of occasional summer concerts.  Information on 2023 concerts is not yet available.


The Maynard Community Band holds occasional concerts throughout the summer. After two years, they will finally be back at Memorial Park in Maynard for summer concerts. Wednesday's at 7pm until the end of August.

Erikson's Ice Cream holds summer concerts with Mr. Vic throughout the summer from 6:30-7:30pm. 

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