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Summer Outdoor Concert Guide for Greater Lowell

Updated for 2022

By Barbara Evangelista, Publisher July 5, 2022

Updated for 2022 

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.


BILLERICA

Summer Concerts on the Common
Monday evenings July 11 to August 1 at 7 PM


CHELMSFORD

Chelmsford Community Band
Tuesdays evenings July 12 to August 16  Facebook page

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


MacKay Library Concert Series
Wednesdays

All ages are invited to enjoy a concert on the lawn at MacKay. Bring your chairs or a blanket and a picnic.


DRACUT

Parker Memorial Library Summer Concerts

Information not yet available


DUNSTABLE

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. 


GROTON

Rollstone Rhythms Summer Concerts
Thursdays 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   

Join Rollstone Rhythms at the Smith Pavillion in Groton every third Thursday each month (June-September).


LOWELL

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. 11 AM free lunches (age 2-18) provided by Lowell Public Schools.  Bring blankets or lawn chairs to spread on the grass.  


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.

  • June 18: The Mavericks 
  • June 24: Galeic Storm
  • July 8: Max Weinberg's Jukebox
  • July 15: Average White Band
  • July 16: Bela Fleck
  • July 22: The High Kings
  • July 31: Lowell Folk Festival
  • August 4: Graham Nash
  • August 5: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours
  • August 12: Kaleo
  • August 13: New England Film Orchestra
  • August 20: Madeleine Peyroux
  • August 26: Amos Lee
  • August 27 Hiss Golden Messenger & Aoife O'Donovan
  • August 28: Indigo Girls
  • September 1: Twiddle
  • September 3: Sugar Ray and the Bluetones / Duke Robillard
  • September 10: Banjo & Fiddle Contest 


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.


PEPPERELL

Tuesdays 6:30 PM  July 12 - August 16  Facebook page

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


TEWKSBURY

Mondays 6:30 PM  July 18 - August 29 (except Aug 1)  Facebook Page

The Tewksbury Public Library hosts a Summer Concert Series on Monday evenings on the library lawn.


WESTFORD

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

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




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