Summer Outdoor Concert Guide for Greater Lowell

Updated for 2021

By Barbara Evangelista, Publisher June 9, 2021

Updated for 2021

One of my favorite memories as a child is enjoying a picnic with my family at a summer concert, running in the grass with other kids and dancing in front of the band. It's a relaxing, delightful summer tradition. The Greater Lowell area is rich with free summer music opportunities almost every night of the week. Below is a guide to all of the local summer music concert series. All concerts are listed on our Event Calendar.

Note that all performers are subject to change and concerts may be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather.


Summer Concerts on the Common
Tuesday evenings July 6 to 27 at 7 PM

Summer Music Series at Swanson Meadows
Friday evenings June to September 6 PM  Website

Swanson Meadows Event Venue is hosting a concert on their deck every Friday evening this summer. Tickets are $5 per person, or season passes are available. Seating is available, and food and drink is available for purchase (this is not a "bring your own picnic" event).


Chelmsford Community Band
Occasional Tuesdays in 2021  Facebook page

All performances are held on the Chelmsford Town Common at 7 PM.  

MacKay Library Concert Series

Pending information on concerts for 2021


Parker Memorial Library Summer Concerts
Thursdays  6:00 PM  

Currently not planned for 2021


Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30 PM  Facebook page

All concerts held on the Dunstable Town Common at 510 Main St, Dunstable. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. 


Heritage Farm Ice Cream Monday Concerts
Mondays 7:00 PM   Website

Monday summer concerts are cancelled for 2021

Free Fun for Kids Summer Shows
Wednesday and Thursdays 10 AM - 12 PM  Website

Free fun for kids!  The National Park Service in Lowell presents free kid-friendly shows at Boarding House Park on most Wednesday and Thursday mornings during the summer.  Concerts include music, magic, yo-yo artists, entertainers, theater, jugglers and more. Crafts and snacks will be available from 10-11 AM, and the show begins at 11 AM. Free rides on the National Park Service trolley begin at noon.  Bring blankets or lawn chairs to spread on the grass.  

Pending 2021 schedule.

Lowell Summer Music Series  Website

Purchase tickets well in advance for these popular concerts at Boarding House Park.  Bring a picnic, lawn chairs or a blanket.

Tyler Park Concerts
Select Thursdays 6-8 PM Facebook page

The Friends of Tyler Park hosts free concerts in Tyler Park, 700 Westford St, Lowell. Face painting, balloons, hot dogs, and popcorn available. Music starts at 6:30 PM. Bring blankets or lawn chairs.

No information available for 2021 yet.

Kerouac Park Concerts
2nd Saturday and 4th Sunday in May, June and July

Bring a picnic or visit the food truck on site.


Tuesdays 6:30 PM  July 13 - August 10  Facebook page

The Pepperell Business Association hosts a Summer Concert Series on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM (rain date is Wednesdays).  


Family Summer Concert Series

The Tewksbury Office of Community Services, Police Athletic League, Rotary Club of Tewksbury, and Enterprise Bank sponsor a Family Summer Concert Series at the Livingston Street Playground during the summer. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks and enjoy the shows at 286 Livingston St, Tewksbury. 

Pending information on 2021 concerts

Tewksbury Library Concert Series
Mondays 6:30-7:30 PM July 1 - July 29 

The Tewksbury Library hosts an Outdoor Concert series every Monday evening from 6:30 to 7:30 PM on the back lawn.  Bring blankets and chairs.


Concerts on the Common
Select Sundays 4-6 PM 

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic to the Town Common at the junction of Boston Road and Main St in Westford.

Pending information on 2021 concerts

Good Pickin' Farm Summer Concert Series
Friday evenings from early June through August.  

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic.  Purchase tickets in advance.

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