šŸ“ØĀ  The Latest Go-To Newsletter: 😎 Summer Bucket List

Summer Concert Series in Winston-Salem

Updated May 2024

Looking for fun summer activity ideas? These summer concert series in Winston-Salem are perfect for a date night or family outing. Best of all? Most of them are free to attend!

 

Summer Concert Series in Winston-Salem
Outdoor concert in Lewisville

 

Concerts in the Park

WHERE | Davie County Community Park
WHEN | Saturdays at 7 PM
COST | Free
EXTRA | Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating; concessions available

  • June 8 – Diamond Rio with Ryan Perry
  • July 6 – Band of Oz with Raquel & The Wildflowers
  • August 3 – Chris Taylor & The Rumor with Smoke and Mirrors
  • September 7 – Little Texas with Braden Hull

 

Music Under the Stars

WHERE | Shallowford Square
WHEN | Saturdays at 7 PM unless otherwise noted
COST | Free
EXTRA | Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating; concessions available

  • June 8 – Camel City Yacht Club
  • July 13 – The Neon Queen 7:15 PM
  • July 20 – Gump Fiction
  • August 3 – Chicago Rewired
  • August 31 – Bourbon Revival Band
  • September 7 – Andrew Thielen Big Band
  • September 21 – Coconut Groove Band
  • September 28 – The Wildflowers
  • October 5 – The Kruger Brothers 4:30 PM

 

Downtown Jazz

WHERE | Corpening Plaza
WHEN | Fridays at 6:30 PM
COST | Free

  • June 21 – Jeff Kashiwa
  • July 12 – Eric Essix
  • July 26 – Art Sherrod andĀ Lin Rountree
  • August 16 – Althea Rene
  • August 30 – Marcus Anderson

 

Summer on Fourth

WHERE | In front of Foothills Brewpub
WHEN | Saturdays at 7 PM
COST | Free

  • June 15 – West End Mambo
  • July 13 –Ā The Phase Band
  • August 17 – The Bo Stevens
  • August 31 – Souljam
  • September 7 –Ā Vagabonds Saints Society

 

Indoor Concert Series

WHERE | Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Arena (formerly known as the Fairgrounds Annex)
WHEN | Various dates and times
COST | Varies by music artist
EXTRA | Parking available at Coliseum Lot off Deacon Boulevard; $10, cash only

  • May 24 – Jeffrey Osborne with Keith Washington 7:30 PM
  • May 25 – Josh Turner with Greylan James 7 PM
  • June 29 – Kem with Envision 7:30 PM
  • July 26 – Mark Chesnutt with Presley Barker 7:30 PM
  • August 17 – Jo Dee Messina 7 PM

 

Coal Pit Live

WHERE | The Coal Pit in Innovation Quarter
WHEN | Saturdays at 6 PM
COST | Free

  • June 1 – Possum Jenkins and Big Daddy Love
  • June 15 – Lillie Mae
  • June 29 – Symphony Rock
  • July 13 – Celtic Bluegrass Band
  • July 27 – TBA
  • August 10 – Siamese Dream
  • August 31 – Camel City Yacht Club
  • October 26 – Dia de los Muertos concert

 

Salem Band Summer Concert Series

WHERE | Salem Square
WHEN | Tuesdays at 7:30 PM
COST | Free
EXTRA | Each performance’s theme is listed below; pre-concert music starts at 6:45 PM

  • May 7 – March Madness
  • May 28 – Puppet Magic
  • June 18 – Olympics
  • July 4 – Stars and Stripes*
  • August 8 – Disco & Dance

 

*Event takes place on Thursday

 

Parks Concert Series

WHERE | Tanglewood Park and Triad Park
WHEN | Sundays at 2 PM
COST | Free
EXTRA | Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating; concessions available

  • May 12 – Piedmont Wind Symphony and The Queen Bees
  • June 16 – The Martha Bassett Show
  • September 8 – TBA
  • October 20 – TBA

 

Lyrics by the Lake

WHERE | SECCA
WHEN | Fridays at 6 PM
COST | General admission is $20
EXTRA | Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating

  • May 10
  • June 14
  • July 12
  • August 9
  • September 13

 

Winston-Salem Community Band

WHERE | Miller Park Amphitheater
WHEN | Sundays at 6:30 PM
COST | Free
EXTRA | Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating

  • May 19
  • July 7
  • August 25
  • October 13*

 

*Event takes place at 6:30 PM

 

Picnic in the Park

WHERE | Bailey Park
WHEN | Various days at 6 PM
COST | Free
EXTRA | If you’d like to eat on the lawn, bring lawn chairs or blankets; food trucks will be onsite

  • June 12 – The Band Unwritten
  • July 17 – Tupelo Crush
  • July 27 – Gia Roxx
  • August 7 – Leroy Pridgen Jazz Quartet
  • September 11 – DJ Ikeem
  • September 28 – Kate Evans
  • October 9 – Anna Mertson

 

Can’t get enough outdoor entertainment? Check out our outdoor movie series guide!

 

Share
Picture of The Go-To Winston-Salem

The Go-To Winston-Salem

Our sponsors

Join the 16K+ in the know! Sign-up for our weekly newsletter.

You can unsubscribe anytime you want. (But we donā€™t think you will!)