Summer 2021 is here which brings weekends full of live music in many of the quaint downtown cities around Atlanta. Grab a blanket and pack a picnic or visit food trucks while you take your significant other or family/friends to listen to amazing outdoor concerts!
SUMMERTIME OUTDOOR CONCERTS
- Avalon Nights Live will be located in the Plaza, the central green space in front of Regal Cinemas.
- Bringing your own tailgate chairs is encouraged but we ask that you maintain social distance between groups + be courteous of others when choosing your space
- An event bar will be set up & operating out of the back of Avalon’s Concierge for guests to purchase select beverages.
- Coolers of any kind are not permitted at this event
- This event is subject to cancellation due to weather. In the event of inclement weather, a cancellation notice will be posted on our social media (@avaloninsider).
After thirteen years of hosting hit-makers in Alpharetta, this epic amphitheatre enters its concert season with the live music we have been longing for! STYX with Collective Soul, Chris Stapleton, and an all-Georgia artist line up for New Country 101FIVEfest with Brantley Gilbert, Lanco, Colt Ford and Lily Rose are just a few names on the musical docket this year. There’s not a bad seat in the house at this 12,000-capacity harmonious haven with impeccably manicured greenery all around and state-of-the-art jumbo screens to ensure concert goers never miss a single second of their favorite drum solo or lead singer’s signature dance moves.
September 21 – Rock 100.5 Presents 311 – Live From The Ride Tour
September 24 – Daryl Hall & John Oates
October 2 – Lady A: What A Song Can Do Tour 2021
October 15 – New Country 101FIVEfest with Brantley Gilbert, Lanco, Colt Ford & Lily Rose
October 30 – NEEDTOBREATHE: Into the Mystery Tour
*Ameris Bank Amphitheatre concerts are being added almost daily. For the most up-to-date concert schedule, please visit: https://www.livenation.com/venue/KovZpZAFFdlA/ameris-bank-amphitheatre-events
Reserve a table for the group, pack a picnic basket, grab a lawn chair and get ready to experience the fabulously funky Southern charm of Matilda’s Music Under the Pines. This open-air venue is nestled under the stars and allows attendees to hear what a real porch jam session truly sounds like. Pack a picnic and enjoy the show. Artists such as Shawn Mullins, Run Katie Run and Michelle Malone are just a few of the popular acts set to hit Matilida’s stage this season.
Insider tip—Matilda’s allows concert ticket holders to come on the day of the show to reserve their seats or table ahead of time. Drop by early and claim a spot.
Gate Opens 1 hour before show time. 2021 Lineup HERE. Parking is on site and very convenient. Enter the venue on Hickory Flat Road at 7 Acres Restaurant. There will be people directing you where to park.. Just don’t park in the 7 Acres parking lot if you are coming to a concert. Bring a cooler with whatever you want to eat and drink (wine and beer are allowed). Uber home if needed. Picnics and potlucks are encouraged. Feel free to personalize your table.
This is one that 1st timers usually don’t know and is a Matildas tradition…on the day of the concert, you can come by and put your name on a table to reserve it.. Otherwise tables and chairs are first come, 1st serve.. We recommend bringing your own just in case we run out.
In consideration of the concert goers who came to listen to music, we ask that if you want to talk or visit that you do so before the concert starts, in between songs, or step far enough outside the concert area that your conversation does not cause a distraction from the performance.
In the event of a cancellation due to the inclement weather or a forecast of the imminent danger of inclement weather, or any other event beyond our control, your tickets can be used for the rescheduled concert or for any upcoming concerts. No refunds.
850 Hickory Flat Road
Milton, Ga. 30004
The Home by Dark at Brooke Street Park Concert Series brings music and fun to life, select Saturdays June – August 2021. Bring a blanket and a picnic, and enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups. Brooke Street Park is located directly behind Alpharetta City Hall and concerts start at 7:30 p.m.
Alpharetta’s Music Match program was created to bring original musicians to local restaurants and venues to create a vibrant music scene year-round in the city. Check out the list of all the upcoming Music Match spots here.
Festivals and concerts are a way of life in Alpharetta. These annual events provide fun, family-friendly things for locals to do in their own backyard while giving guests a taste of what Alpharetta has to offer in one convenient location. Travelers utilizing Alpharetta’s 29 modern and upscale hotels also helps fuel other businesses in the city.
Travelers can pick any of these great events and concerts to attend and add a few additional stops from Alpharetta’s 200+ dining experiences, 250+ retail selections and exciting activities to create a memorable vacation for friends or family! Visitors can book an overnight stay at one of Alpharetta 29 modern and upscale hotels directly at awesomealpharetta.com.
Indoor Music: The Velvet Note is a beautifully crafted listening room featuring exceptional musical talent, outstanding food and drinks and the purest vocal and instrumental reception available to a live audience. The venue, Winner of Downbeat Magazine’s Best Jazz Venues Worldwide Award, features exciting acts like The Bill Hart International Jazz Fusion Band and A Tribute to Gladys Knight by SugarLips Shields. For tickets and other upcoming shows, check out the full schedule.
The Mark Burkhalter Park Amphitheater provides a delightful venue for the city-sponsored Summer Concerts. While food and non-alcoholic drinks may be brought in, contracted vendors provide a variety of catered food and beverages, including beer and wine. Seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome on the terraced lawn. The concerts are free.
Summer Concert #4: Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, Oct. 2
Time: Doors open at 3 p.m. to allow for the public to set up chairs/blankets. Music begins at 7 p.m.
Location: Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater, 3150 Old Alabama Road
Food trucks will be on-site. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.
Concerts are rain or shine! In the case of rain, attendees are welcome to bring umbrellas. No pop-up tents, please. If we experience lightning or severe weather, we may delay the start of the concert or evacuate if necessary.
The concerts are FREE. Gates open at 3 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Outside alcohol is NOT allowed in the amphitheater. Please note: Dogs are NOT allowed in the Amphitheater area or at City Concerts and events (with the exception of service animals).
Friday’s through September 17 Downtown Duluth will offer Food Truck Fridays along with live Music! Experience exotic flavors in a mobile vending setting with amazing local cuisine while listening to live entertainment on the Festival Center Stage and in Parsons Alley.
Concert attendees are free to bring lawn chairs or blankets, but no grills or open flames will be allowed in the park. Pets are also prohibited.
The last Friday of every month May – August enjoy a Block Party in Downtown Duluth! There will be live music in Parsons Alley and on the Festival Center Stage from 6-9pm with themed entertainment to make this an unforgettable monthly event!
Monthly Concert Series on 2nd Sundays through September: What better way to wrap up the weekend than an evening under the stars listening to live music! On the 2nd Sunday from July through September live music fills the stage at CNC’s outdoor listening room. Bring a picnic dinner, a blanket, and enjoy a date night, or a night out with friends, as nature provides the perfect backdrop for the evening. Members and visitors will be required to purchase tickets in advance. Masks are strongly encouraged for this event and required in all indoor spaces.
CNC grounds are available to enjoy until the concert, which runs from 7-9PM; Doors will open at 6:30PM
Cash bar available (no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted)
Outside food welcome, bring your picnic basket!
Table seats are first-come, first-served. Tables can accommodate 4-6 people.
Bring your own chair or blanket for lawn seating
See wildlife up close and personal with a live animal encounter during intermission.
Rain or shine event. Table seats are under the covered pavilion.
Local construction will be occurring and may affect your arrival time and route.
Enjoy the “sweet sounds of summer” in downtown Norcross and get ready for some serious fun at the Summer Concert Series, which runs May thru September in Thrasher Park from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. The concerts are free and local restaurants are happy to create the perfect picnic for concert goers. So grab a chair, a cooler (no glass, please) and a few friends and come enjoy downtown Norcross and the sweet sounds of summer!
Don’t Forget! Each event in the Summer Concert Series will serve as a collection site for the CAN Do food drive, a county-wide effort to fill the shelves of local food pantries. Donations of canned food and non-perishable items can be dropped off in bins during each concert.
Alive in Roswell is a free family-friendly monthly festival held every third Thursday evening (5:00 – 9:00 PM) of the month through October. The festival is held concurrently on Historic Canton Street, East Alley, and at Historic Roswell Town Square. FREE Concerts! Alive After Five Facebook.
The annual FREE Roswell Riverside Sounds concert series is hosted at Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road in Roswell.These popular, free outdoor concerts are coming back to the Riverside Park stage on October 2, 7:00 – 9:00 PM. More information coming soon.
Happy Summer! Article updated 5/27/2021