Outdoor Concerts Around the Main Line
Live music just sounds better in the open air. All season long, these outdoor concerts strike a high note in your family's calendar.
A balmy summer afternoon or evening can only be improved by live music, toes in the grass, favorite snacks in hand, and friends and family nearby to share in the experience. This summer keep your dance card filled with family-friendly outdoor concerts and performances.
Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts
The Bryn Mawr Gazebo, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr
This outdoor concert series begins in the last weekend in May and runs through August with shows on the weekends. Most shows are on Saturdays and open at 6 pm, with showtimes at 7 pm. See the full schedule for dates and ticket information. All ages are welcome and kids 12 and younger are free (for most shows).
Delaware County Rose Tree Summer Festival
Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Road, Media
Free concerts in Rose Tree Park’s scenic outdoor amphitheater have been a popular Delco tradition for more than four decades! Take in top-notch entertainment of all kinds, from Classical to Cajun, Motown to Broadway, Doo Wop to Rock & Pop, tribute shows and everything in between. Showtimes is 7:30 pm on Wednesday through Sunday evenings, unless otherwise noted. The Rose Tree Summer Festival schedule runs from mid-June through mid-August, 2022. This is a smoke-free and alcohol-free venue.
Eagleview Town Center Summer Events
565 Wellington Square, Exton
Starting in June, Eagleview Town Center is bringing you a summer filled with evening concerts, movies, and a night market. Movies are on Mondays and concerts are on Tuesdays. See the summer events schedule for showtimes and details.
Kimberton Park Summer Concert Series
2202 Kimberton Road, Phoenixville
Bring your blanket or chairs to Kimberton Park and groove along to the music during the Summer Concert Series. This annual concert series features a performance each month in June, July and August. Organized by East Pikeland Township and sponsored by local businesses, these concerts are free and take place at the Kimberton Park Amphitheater. A different food truck will be on hand with tasty food options each month.
Live Music @King of Prussia Town Center
155 Village Drive, Suite 100, King of Prussia
Enjoy music and other family fun on Thursdays from 6 – 8 pm at the Town Center (in front of Davio’s). The outdoor concert series schedule runs from May until October, 2022.
Music at Marshall – Marshall Square Park Picnic Concerts
Marshall Square Park Gazebo, 200 Marshall Street, West Chester
The Music at Marshall series continues this year with a concert each month in June, July and August, 2022. Check their Facebook page for specific dates. Food trucks arrive at 5 pm and performances begin at 6:30 pm. Admission is free.
Narberth First Fridays
Narberth Borough, 5 – 9 pm
Head to downtown Narberth for their First Friday events that include beer tastings and live music, plus shop the stores that stay open late. And don’t forget to make a dinner reservation at one of Narberth’s restaurants.
Bluegrass & Blueberries
Peddler’s Village, 2400 Street Road, New Hope
This summer, Peddler’s Village will be hosting a month-long celebration of bluegrass and blueberries in July! Stroll the Village while you enjoy live bluegrass and country music, and family activities. Then savor blueberry food and drink specials at our restaurants and eateries. This outdoor concert and blueberry celebration happens every weekend in July.
Plymouth Township Performances In The Park
GPCC Park Amphitheater, 2903 Walton Road, Plymouth Meeting
The free, weekly summer performances at the GPCC Park Amphitheater alternate between movies and concerts. Performances take place from mid-June until the first week in August. There will be popcorn, candy, and drinks available for purchase, as well as iced treats from The Kona Ice truck.
Sounds of Summer Concert Series
Merwood Park, 2498 Linden Drive, Havertown
The Haverford Twp. Free Library’s Sounds of Summer concert series is back in full swing this year! Bring a blanket or chair and come listen to the music under the trees at Merwood Park. Concerts are once a month in June, July and August and are free and family-friendly.
Suburban Square Summer Performances
Suburban Square, Anderson & Coulter Avenues, Ardmore
During the summer season, Suburban Square hosts a lineup of live, outdoor concerts and dance performances that happen on Saturdays and the occasional weekday. The series begins the last week in May and runs weekly through June and July. Check out the varied and dynamic lineup for the season! All performances are free and family-friendly.
Whitpain Township Summer Concert and Movie Series
Multiple Locations, Blue Bell
The Whitpain Township Parks & Recreation is hosting outdoor concerts and movies this summer season. Beginning in late May and running into September, the schedule rotates between drive-in style movie showings and outdoor concerts. Movies begin at dusk and are held at Mermaid Lake Park, with one showing at Montgomery County Community College. Concerts begin at 7 pm at the Gazebos at Wentz Run Park or Mermaid Lake Park. See the series webpage for schedule details.
Wilson Farm Park Summer Concert Series
Shire Pavillion, Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road, Wayne
The 2022 concert series is on for this summer! So catch the concerts on Thursday evenings in June and July at the Shire Pavilion, starting at 7:00 pm. There will also be a concert on Thursday, September 1. What’s more, Kona Ice will be available to enjoy throughout the Summer Concert Series! Find the full lineup on their website. All concerts are free to the public.
Lead photograph courtesy of Music at Marshall – The Marshall Square Park Picnic Concerts.
Updated by Beth Gilbert-Crowell in May 2022. Karen Barbuscia contributed to the original version of this article.