Outdoor Music In + Around Omaha This Summer

Love listening to outdoor music? Summer is a great time to listen to outdoor music around Omaha. Grab a blanket or lawn chairs, some snacks, and a drink and get ready to relax to summer tunes. Let the kids run and play while you sit back and enjoy the tunes. 

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Where to Enjoy Outdoor Music in + around Omaha This Summer

Memorial Park Concert

Friday June 28, enjoy a concert by Roger Daltrey of The Who and the Ihaler followed by fireworks! Music starts at 6:30 pm with the National Anthem and fireworks are at 10 p.m

Live on the Lawn

This free summer series, on Fridays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. is presented by Omaha Parks and Recreation Department.

  • July 12 at Zorinsky Lake – Raquel & The Wildflowers
  • July 19 at Zorinsky Lake – enVY
  • July 26 at Zorinsky Lake – The Personics
  • August 2 at Zorinsky Lake – Lemon Fresh Day

Saturdays at Stinson Concert Series

Where: Aksarben Village
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

  • May 4: Personics
  • May 11: Secret Weapon
  • May 25: Touch of Grey
  • June 1: The Travis Band
  • June 15: Taxi Driver
  • June 22: Collective Twang
  • July 6: eNVy
  • July 13: Simplicated
  • July 27: Wicked Fun
  • Aug. 3: Finest Hour
  • Aug. 10: Bluehouse and Rent To Own Horns
  • Aug. 17: Eastern Heights
  • Aug. 31: The 70s Band

Friday Night Concert Series

Where: Rockbrook Village  

  • June 7, The Brits
  • June 14, Xperience!
  • June 21, Michael Lion Band
  • June 28, Grigio Brothers
  • July 5, USAF Heartland of America Band
  • July 12, Blue House
  • July 19, Travis the Band
  • July 26, Karly Daniels Petit Pop Orchestra
  • August 2, Mary Carrick Quartet
  • August 9, Variety 5
  • August 16, Gene & Cher Klosner Band
  • August 23, Bozak & Morrissey  
  • August 30, The Beehive Band

Tempo of Twilight Outdoor Concert Series

Where: Lauritzen Gardens
When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Concerts are included with paid garden admission and are free for garden members. 

  • June 4, The Persuaders
  • June 18, Taxi Driver
  • July 2, The Dustin West Band (A tribute to Jimmy Buffett) 
  • July 16, The 402 and the I-80 Horns 
  • July 30, Doors and Windows
  • August 13, Xperience 
  • August 27, R-Style

Music and Memories Concert Series

Where: Shadow Lake Town Center
When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

  • June 7, The Radio Eclectic
  • June 14, Silas Creek
  • June 21, The Fishheads
  • June 28, Hit Squad 
  • July 5, Highway 6
  • July 12, Omaha Groove Company
  • July 19, The Radio Eclectic
  • July 26, Surfin’ USA
  • August 2, The Chicago Invasion

Midtown Mix

Where: Midtown Crossing, Turner Park
When:
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The debut of Midtown Crossing’s Midtown Mix – a new summer tradition! Calling all music lovers and supporters of talented local musicians – neighborhood retailers are teaming up to bring you a vibrant evening filled with live music, great vibes, and fantastic food.

Jazz on the Green

Where: Midtown Crossing, Turner Park
When: July 11–August 15;
5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Enjoy warm nights and cool grooves at this free weekly event. Bring blankets and chairs, sunscreen and flat shoes.

Playing with Fire 

When: July 11, 12, 13

Don’t miss the hottest blues-inspired bands at a NEW location for 2024 at Gene Leahy Mall. Seating opens at 4 p.m.

Vibes Summer Concert Series

Where: Village Pointe
When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Grab a blanket or a chair and join us this summer for free outdoor music. 

  • June 13, High Heel Band
  • June 20, Lemon Fresh Day 
  • June 27, Hardwood Dash
  • July 11, One 2 Go
  • July 18, Come Together Band
  • July 25, 402 Band
  • August 1, Taxi Driver
  • August 8, The Personics

Nebraska Wind Symphony

Bring your dancing shoes can be ready for a night of fun! Free will donation accepted. 

  • June 9, St Robert Bellarmine Parish Center
  • July 3,  The Granary – 7401 Main Street, Ralston, NE

The Astro, LaVista amphitheater 

  • June 6, Buddy Guy—Damn Right Encore
  • June 8, Three Dog Night & Little River Band
  • June 25, Lyle Lovett & his Large Band
  • June 30, An Evening with Dark Star Orchestra
  • July 12, Andrew Bird
  • July 19, SLASH
  • July 21, Straight No Chaser— Summer: The 90s
  • July 23, 89.7 The River’s Summer Bash featuring the Offspring
  • July 24, A Day to Remember, The Least Anticipated Album Tour
  • July 28, PRIMUS
  • September 12, Ringo Starr & his All Starr Band

Send us an email if we missed anything, and we’ll add your event to the list.

We work hard to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information before heading to an event or activity, since it may change.

Andrea Cooley
Omaha Mom is written by moms, for moms. We provide genuine parenting resources, events and community through connecting and empowering local Omaha Moms.

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