Concerts in the park are a great way for kids to be exposed to live music from an early age. Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the show.

Chamblee Summer Concert Series in Downtown Chamblee

Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.
June 7 – Electric Avenue
July 4 – Crystal Clear Band
Aug. 9. – Sister Hazel
Location: 5468 Peachtree Rd., Chamblee and July 4 show held in Keswick Park (3496 Keswick Dr., Chamblee). 770-986-5010.

Avalon Nights Live at Avalon Plaza

6-8 p.m.
June 7 – The Rainmen
June 14 – Braxton & the Renditions
June 21 – The Mike Veal Band
June 28 – The Gold Standard Band
Every Friday through Oct. 25. Performances announced monthly.
Location: 400 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. 770-765-2000.

Norcross Concerts in the Park at Thrasher Park

7:30-9:30 p.m.
June 7 – Liverpool Legends
June 21 – Rupert’s
July 12 – The System
July 26 – The Bee Gees Gold
Aug. 9 – The Motones
Aug. 23 – The Downtown Band
Sept. 6. – A1A
Location: 93 Park Dr., Norcross. 770-448-2122.

First Friday in Downtown Canton

6-9 p.m.
June 7 – Zoso
July 5 – Members Only
Aug. 2 – Skipper Grace
Sept. 6 – Depature
Oct. 4 – Rumours
Location: 250 E Main St., Canton. 770-704-1548.

Summer Stage Concert Series in Downtown Duluth

8-10 p.m.
June 8 – The Petty Breakers
Location: 3142 Hill St. NW, Duluth. 770-476-3434.

Groovin’ on the Green in City of Dunwoody

Concerts begin at 6 p.m.
June 8 – The Josh Gilbert Band
July 13 – Emerald Empire Band
Aug. 10. – Back-to-School Social
Location: 4575 N. Shallowford Rd., Dunwoody. 678-382-6700.

Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series

June 8 – Home By Dark featuring Rebecca Correia and Emily Shackleton
June 15 – Alpharetta POPFest
June 22 – Home By Dark featuring Kyshona Armstrong and Jenn Bostic
July 6 – AlphaJazz, Alpharetta City Band
July 13 – Home By Dark featuring Marcia Ramirez and Caeland Garner
July 27 – Home By Dark featuring Danny Mitchell and Ernie Halter
Aug. 10 – Home By Dark featuring Victoria Bank and Jesse Terry
Aug. 24 – Home By Dark featuring Beth Wood and Nathan Angelo
Sept. 14. – Home By Dark featuring J.P. Williams, Jimmie Allen and Sabrina
Location: 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta. 678-297-6000.

Concerts by the Springs at Heritage Green

7-8:30 p.m.
June 9 – Saved by the Band
July 14 – Departure
Aug. 11 – Atlanta Brass Cats
Sept. 8. – BandX
Location: 6110 Blue Stone Rd., Sandy Springs. 404-851-9111.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Concerts in the Park

Pre-concert featuring the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra begins at 6:30 p.m. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.
June 12 – Tchaikovsky and More
June 19 – Opera’s Greatest Hits
Location: Piedmont Park, Atlanta.

City Green Live in Sandy Springs

Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.
June 14 – Cosmic Charlie
June 21 – Band of Oz
June 28 – Savannah Jack
July 26 – Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Aug. 2 – The Sundogs
Aug. 16 – Sam Burchfield & the Trongone Band
Aug. 30 – Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics/Delta Moon
Sept. 27 – Shawn Mullins
Location: 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs. 770-206-2022.

Alpharetta’s Music at Twilight

8:30-10:30pm
June 14 – Mike Willis and Connor Rand
June 28 – Trisha Adams
July 5 – Cat Ridgeway
July 19 – J. Scott Thompson
August 9 – Swearingen and Kelli
August 23 – Sylvia Rose Novak
Location: The corner of Milton Avenue and North Main Street, Alpharetta. 678-297-2811.

Music by the Tracks in Downtown Cartersville

6-9 p.m. Band performances begin at 7 p.m.
June 15 – The Michael Allman Band
July 20 – Babes Bayou
Aug. 17 – Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk
Sept. 21 – Chi-Town Transit Authority
Location: 1 Friendship Plaza, Cartersville. 770-607-3480.

Dunwoody Nature Center

Members, free; Adults, $10; Ages 4-12, $5. 7-9 p.m.
June 15 – Acoustical Left
June 29 – Russell Cook and the Sweet Teeth
July 13 – The Breeze Kings
July 27 – Back to School Battle of the Bands
Location: 5343 Roberts Dr., Dunwoody. 770-394-3322.

Lawrenceville Summer Concerts at Lawrenceville Lawn

Concerts begin at 8 p.m.
June 21 – Purple Madness
July 26 – 20-Ride
Aug. 23. – The Tams
Location: 210 Luckie St., Lawrenceville. 770-963-2414.

Glover Park Concert Series

Concerts begin at 8 p.m.
June 28 – Chicago Rewired
July 26 – The Tams
Aug. 23 – Mo’ Soul Band
Sept. 27. – Men in Blues
Location: 50 N Park Sq. NE, Marietta. 770-794-5601.

Fridays –N– Duluth in Duluth

6-10 p.m. Themed concerts begin at 8 p.m.
June 28 – Fool House
July 26 – Fly Betty Band
Aug. 30. – Baha Men
Location: 3140 Main St., Duluth. 770-476-3434.

Riverside Sounds Concert Series at Riverside Park

7-9 p.m.
July 6 – Moves
Aug. 3 – Family & Friends
Sept. 7 – Birdtalker
Oct. 5. – Front Country
Location: 575 Riverside Rd., Roswell. 770-641-3727.

Summer Concert Series at Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park

Doors open at 6 p.m. Concerts begin at 7 p.m.
Aug. 3 – Edwin McCain
Sept. 7 – TRIBUTE
Oct. 5. – Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra
Location: 3150 Old Alabama Rd., Johns Creek. 678-512-3261.

Thursday Live in Duluth

6-9 p.m.
Every Thursday night from June to Aug., except July 4.
Location: Parsons Alley and Main St., Duluth. 770-476-3434.

Summer Nights in the Garden at The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning

6-8 p.m.
Every Thursday night in June and July, except July 4.
Location: 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Building 300, Duluth. 770-623-6002.

Oakhurst Jazz Nights in Decatur

7-9 p.m.
Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Performances to be announced.
Location: 321 W. Hill St., Decatur.

Sunset Sessions at Park Tavern

In need of a date night? Sunset Sessions at Park Tavern is free, but only available to 21+, making it the perfect venue for you and your partner. Shows are June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30; July 7, 14, 21 and 28; Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25; Sept. 1. 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m.
Location: 500 10th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-249-0001.

Jennifer Wilson and Emily Webb contributed to this article.

Guide to Free Atlanta Outdoor Concerts 2019
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