FREE Summer Concert Series in Atlanta 2013


Summer Concert Series

Another fun thing to do with family in Atlanta during the summertime is attending the free summer concert series. There are several options for families to enjoy. Bring the kids and leave the stress behind to enjoy the fun concerts in the park. Check out our list of free summer concert series in Atlanta 2013 – Concerts in the Parks Guide.

Free Summer Concert Series in Atlanta, GA 2013



Atlanta: Wednesday WindDown @ Centennial Olympic Park

Atlanta’s longest running FREE concert series has been entertaining music lovers for over a decade! Relax with an evening of live entertainment every Wednesday, April through September from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Park’s Southern Company Amphitheater.  Enjoy everything from jazz to contemporary music performed by your favorite local and national touring acts. Past performers include Ken Ford, Joey Sommerville, Melvin Miller, Marcus Johnson, Bernard Lynette, Steven Charles, Bobby Lyle, Phil Davis and many more!

Location: Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta, Georgia

More info: Wednesday WindDown 2013

Date & Time: Every Wednesday from May – September, 2013 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM


Decatur: Blue Sky Concert @ The Square Decatur

Enjoy a free mid-week lunchtime music break every Wednesday in September at the Community Bandstand on the square in downtown Decatur. Bring your lunch or purchase a special to-go lunch from a nearby restaurant and enjoy live performances from a variety of artists. Brought to you by Decatur Business Association.

Location: Downtown Decatur, Decatur, Georgia

More info: Blue Sky Concert 2013

Date & Time: Every Wednesday on May & September, 2013 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


Douglasville: Wednesday Wind Down

Bring your lawn chair and relax to smooth jazz and blues music performed live Wednesdays in June, July and August. The Wednesday Wind Down summer series of concerts in O’Neal Plaza will start on June 5 and will continue each Wednesday night through July 31. Then, the series will conclude with an “End of Summer Concert.” Bring your lawn chair and relax to smooth Jazz, R&B, and Blues performed live. Free and open to the public. Call the City of Douglasville Welcome Center at 770/947-5920 for more information.

Location: O’Neal Plaza, Douglasville, Georgia

More info: Douglasville Wednesday Wind Down 2013

Date & Time:  Every Wednesday from June 5 – July 31, 2013 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM



Cumming: Concerts at the Collection

Enjoy summer concert series at the Collection (formerly known as the Avenue Forsyth) every other Thursday from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Location: The Collection, Cumming, GA

More info: Concerts at the Collection

Date & Time: Every other Thursday June – July, 2013 @ 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM



Atlanta: Brown Bag Fridays @ Atlantic Station

Each Friday enjoy quick, convenient, and well priced lunch specials at one of our many restaurants. Get your order “to go” and enjoy lunch in Central Park. We’ll have extra seating, activities, and LIVE ENTERTAINMENT from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. We’ll also have some chances to win fun prizes.
Stop by the Concierge Desk for a complete list of lunch specials.

Location: Central Park in Atlantic Station, Atlanta, Georgia

More info: Brown Bag Fridays 2013

Date & Time: Every Friday May 3 – September 27, 2013 @ 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM


Atlanta: Friday Night Live @ Atlantic Station

Rock out in Central Park for each last Friday of the month with live music from some of Atlanta’s best bands!!  Check website for latest line-up.

Location: Central Park in Atlantic Station, Atlanta, Georgia

More info: Friday Night Live 2013

Date & Time: Last Friday of each month from May – September, 2013 @ 7:00 PM- 9:30 PM


Covington: 2nd Friday Downtown Summer Concert Series

Enjoy music at downtown Covington for every second Friday of the month June, August and September.

Location: Historic Covington Square, Covington, Georgia

More info: Downtown Covington 2nd Friday Concert Series 2013

Date: June 14th, August 9th and September 13th, 2013 @ 7:00 PM


Lawrenceville: Moonlight & Music Concert Series

Moonlight & Music Concert Series returns to the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse located in Downtown Lawrenceville. The concert series occurs the last Friday of each month from May through September. The annual concert series features popular local and regional bands from a wide variety of musical themes in a casual and relaxed outdoor setting.

Bring chairs, blankets and picnics to enjoy the free concerts provided by Lawrenceville Tourism & Trade Association and various sponsors. The concerts are FREE outdoor lawn events but reserved tables for six can be rented beginning at $65+ by contacting the Lawrenceville Visitors Center at 678.226.2639. The lawn and table seating are available starting at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Gwinnett Historic Courthouse lawn, 185 E. Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA

More info: Moonlight & Music Concert Series 2013

Date & Time: Last Friday of each month from May – September, 2013 @ 8:00 PM- 10:00 PM


Marietta: Glover Park Concert Series

The Glover Park Concert Series is the place to be in Marietta for summer concerts each month April through September. The park is the perfect setting for families and friends to enjoy a picnic and listen to music under the stars. All concerts are FREE and begin at 8 p.m. For information call 770-794-5601. Only blankets and lawn chairs are allowed in the park and may be set up after 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

Location: Glover Park, Marietta, Georgia

More info: Glover Park Concert Series 2013

Date & Time: Last Friday of each month from May – September, 2013 @ 8:00 PM- 10:00 PM



Buford: Summer Concert Series @ Mall of Georgia

Mall of Georgia’s Movies Under the Stars and Summer Concert Series

Every Saturday, May 25th- July 27th (excluding July 6th) grab your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for a Concert and Movie every Saturday night!

Location: Mall of Georgia, Buford, Georgia

More info: Mall of Georgia Summer Concert 2013

Date & Time: Every Saturday from May – July, 2013 @ 5:30 PM- 8:00 PM


Decatur: Concert on the Square @ Downtown Decatur

Every Saturday night in September at the Community Bandstand on the square in downtown Decatur. Pack your picnic, bring your quilts and blankets and enjoy an evening of free musical entertainment. Brought to you by Decatur Business Association

Location: Downtown Decatur, Decatur, Georgia

More info: Concert on the Square 2013

Date & Time: Every Saturday on May & September, 2013 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM


Smyrna: Summer Concert Series

Enjoy free summer concert series each month on Saturday from The Cumberland Collective, a community of independent singer/songwriters and musicians from across the U.S.

Location: Village Green, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

More info: Smyrna Summer Concert Series 2013

Date & Time: Jun 8, Jul 13, Aug 3 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM


Woodstock: Woodstock Concert Series 2013

2013 marks the 16th season for Georgia’s best summer concert series and the second in our newly expanded Park at City Center. Since 1998, the City of Woodstock has hosted thousands of people in Downtown Woodstock by providing these free family friendly concerts.

All concerts begin at 7:30 PM. All concerts are free of charge, no tickets are required.

Location: Park at City Center, Woodstock, Georgia

More info: Woodstock Concert Series 2013

Date & Time: Every 2nd Saturday on May – September, 2013 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM



Atlanta: Unplugged In The Park @ Park Tavern

99X, Park Tavern, Miller Lite, and Bacardi have teamed up once again to get music fans up close and personal with some of today’s best singer-songwriters as we present the 2012 Unplugged in the Park Music series. Back for its 10th consecutive year providing the best FREE music in Atlanta, in the best atmosphere in town each Sunday throughout the summer, this Unplugged season promises to have something for everyone.

Music starts each Sunday at 7pm and while the Unplugged series is a 21 and older show, children will be admitted when accompanied by a parent.

Location: 500 10th Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

More info: Unplugged In The Park 2012

Date & Time: Every Sunday from May to September, 2013 @ 7:00 PM


Have a blast at the outdoor concert in Atlanta!


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