Summer Concerts

Enjoy summer to the fullest with fun musical performances Downtown. From Concerts on the Lawn to big-name national tours at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, make Downtown Indy your summer soundtrack.

The Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

This picturesque setting in White River State Park surrounded by 250 acres of green space is an ideal place to enjoy your favorite big-name band. With names like Post Malone and Paramore, the 2018 Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park summer season is going to be a crowd-pleaser.

May 8: Halestorm
June 1: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
June 5: Bon Iver
June 6: Post Malone & 21 Savage
June 9: David Bryne
June 10: Primus & Mastodon
June14: Dirty Heads
June 15: Ray LaMontage with special guest Neko Case
June 17: Addison Agen with special guest Alex Angelo
June 18: Russ
June 21: Barenaked Ladies
June 23: KIDZ BOP Live 2018
July 1: Paramore & Soccer Mommy
July 17: Halsey
July 20: Tedeschi Trucks Band: Wheels of Soul 2018 Tour
July 28: Portugal. The Man
Aug, 1: Walk the Moon
Aug 11: Umphrey McGee
Aug 12: Blackberry Smoke, JJ Grey & Mofro
Aug 18: LSD Tour: Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle & Dwight Yoakam
Aug 24: Jason Mraz with special guest Brett Dennen
Aug 25: Cake & Ben Folds
Aug 26: Need to Breathe, Johnny Swim & Billy Raffoul
Aug. 28: O.A.R. with special guest Matt Nathanson
Sep. 15: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Easley Winery’s Groovin’ in the Garden

Enjoy a glass of wine and free live music at Groovin’ in the Garden concert series. Concerts take place on Saturdays from 2 – 5 p.m., May 19 – Sept. 29. Visitors may bring their own food or order from a local restaurant and have it delivered to the winery.

May 19: Indiana Island Band
May 26: Tim Brickley & Michael Beck Duo
June 2: Baldwin 2 Baldwin
June 9: Kenny Kipp
June 16: Party Of Two
June 23: Two For The Show
June 30: Island Breeze
July 7: 3 Indiana Island Band
July 14: 3 To 1
July 21: Random Harvest
July 28: Party Of Two
Aug. 4: Island Breeze
Aug. 11: Tim Brickley & Michal Beck
Aug. 18: Kenny Kipp
Aug. 25: 3 To 1
Sept. 1: Island Breeze
Sept. 8: Baldwin 2 Baldwin
Sept 15: Brett Wiscons
Sept. 22: Circle City Steel
Sept. 29: Indiana Island Band

Indiana Historical Society’s Concerts on the Canal

The Indiana Historical Society is bringing back its Concerts on the Canal series including Free Admission Thursdays, which extends hours until 8 p.m. on concert dates. Concerts take place Thursdays from 6 – 8 p.m. and feature a variety of music styles. Seating is available on the grassy hill across the Canal or reserve a table or single seats. Guests may bring their own food and nonalcoholic beverages or order food from the Stardust Terrace Café and outdoor grill and the Hoaglin on the Rocks bar.

June 7: The Cool City Band featuring Laney Wilson and Troy Thomas Jr.
June 14: Midtown Mad Men
June 21: Tad Robinson
June 28: Everett Greene
July 5: LemonWheel
July 12: Brenda Williams
July 19: My Yellow Rickshaw
July 26: Tastes Like Chicken

The Eiteljorg Museum's Summer Under the Sails Concert Series

Make plans to visit the Eiteljorg Museum this summer and enjoy a host of outdoor offerings. The free summer concert series is a great way to get through that mid-week slump. Bands hit the outdoor stage at 6 p.m. each Wednesday in June and July. Bring a friend, grab a cold drink and enjoy live music under the Sails. Outdoor concerts are dog friendly! Additionally, free Lunchtime Music on the Canal is offered every Thursday in June and July from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunchtime Music On The Canal - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Thursdays
June 7- Doug Resendez (Popular Covers)
June 14 – John Gilmore Duo (Americana)
June 21 - Joshua Silbert Jazz Combo
June 28 – Doug Resendez (Popular Covers)
July 5 – John Gilmore Duo (Americana)
July 19 - June 28 – Doug Resendez (Popular Covers)
July 26 –John Gilmore Duo (Americana)

Summer Concert Series - 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesdays (Pet-friendly for 6’ non-retractable leashes*)
June 6 – The Tillers (string band, Americana, Bluegrass)
June 13 - Tim Brickley & The List (Hits from the ‘60s and ‘70s)
June 20 - Emily Ann Thompson 4-piece (Jazz)
June 27 – Soundz of Santana (Carlos Santana Tribute Band)
July 4 – Heartstone Crossing (Cover Band)
July 11 – My Yellow Rickshaw (Pop, Rock, Bluegrass, R&B Cover Band)
July 18 – Pavel & Direct Contact (Latin Music)
July 25 – Tad Robinson (Blues)
Aug. 1 - il Troubadore (Sci-Fi and World Music)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Lunch Break Series

Bring your lunch, grab a seat and let the ISO entertain you with symphonic favorites at 12:15 p.m. The Lunch Break Series concerts are brief (40 minutes long), informal, affordable and you can even bring your lunch into the theater. Tickets are $5.

June 14: The Music of Star Wars with Principal Pops and Conductor Jack Everly
June 29: Patriotic Favorites with conductor Alfred Savia
July 6: Beethoven’s Seventh with conductor Brett Mitchell
July 18: Tchaikovsky’s “Little Russian” with conductor Andres Franco
July 20: Drama & Dance with conductor Christian Reif – Strauss Don Juan and Grieg Norwegian Dances

The Rathskeller at the Athenaeum Biergarten

Located behind the Athenaeum is the outdoor Biergarten. Find everything from acoustic rock to blues to Polka every weekend. Beer lovers will find much to love on the drink menu, as the restaurant's Biergarten and Kellerbar offer brews from Germany, Europe, the U.K. and North America.

June 1: Clayton Anderson
June 2: The Why Store
June 8: Stella Luna
June 9: The Elect
June 15: The Doo!
June 16: Natalie Stovall and The Drive
June 21: Edwin McCain
June 22: Polkaboy
June 23: The Rooks and The Woomblies
June 24: Anarbor & Alvarez Kings
June 29: Flying Toasters
July 4: The Doo!
July 6: Caroline Kole
July 13: My Yellow Rickshaw
July 14: Adam Ezra Group
July 19: Anthony Picone
July 20: Polkaboy
July 21: First Time Caller
July 27: Stella Luna
July 28: Curbside Observation and Curbs & Cones
Aug. 2: Melodime
Aug. 4: Woomblies Rock Orchestra
Aug. 10: Christine Nicole
Aug. 11: The Elect
Aug. 17: Polkaboy
Aug. 23: The Roosevelts
Aug. 24: The Doo!
Aug. 25: The Woomblies
Aug. 31: Flying Toasters

For a full listing of Rathskeller concerts, click here.

Old National Centre

Located in the heart of the Mass Ave Cultural District, Old National Centre hosts some of the best entertainment in the city. The performance spaces at the Old National Centre offer a robust stage presence with audio equipment and visual lighting to match the passion of our visiting performance artists.

May 17: The Devil Makes Three
May 19 Apocalyptica
May 22: Joey Bada$$
May 24: Fleet Foxes
May 26: Damon Williams and Friends
May 31: Ugly God
June 2: The Decemberists
June 3: Snow Tha Product Vibe Higher Tour
June 5: Lea Michele and Darren Criss: The LM/DC Tour
June 6: Magic Men Live!
June 7: Billie Eilish
June 8: Hayley Kiyoko – Expectations North American Tour
June 9: Neal Brennan – Here We Go Tour and Little Dragon
June 11: Jackson Browne
June 13: SirusXM Shade 45 presents Tech N9NE
June 14: Third Day
June 15: Dr. Jordan Peterson: 12 Rules For Life Tour – An Antidote to Chaos
June 19: The Glitch Mob and Betty Who
June 21: Nick Swardson: Too Many Smells Tour
June 24: Live Nation presents Pouya – The Five Five Tour
June 25: Yanni 25 – Acropolis Anniversary Concert Tour
July 3: Sheck Wess and Valee
July 8: Pretenders
July 10: STS9
July 14: Janelle Monae – Dirty Computer Tour and David Cross: Oh Come On
July 16: Ferg presents Mad Men Tour
July 24: Dispatch Summer Tour
July 25: Create Your Summer Tour ft. Karina Garcia, Wengie & Natalies Outlet
July 31: Miranda Sings Live… No Offense with special guest Colleen Ballinger and Erasure – World Be Gone Tour
Aug. 7: An Evening with Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Aug. 15: Glenn Miller Orchestra
Aug. 26: Descendents


For the full schedule at Old National Centre, click here.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Catch some big names at Bankers Life Fieldhouse this summer, including Harry Styles and Panic! At The Disco.

May 18: Kevin Hart: Irresponsible Tour
June 26: James Taylor and his All-Star Band with special guest Bonnie Raitt
June 27: Harry Styles
July 15: Panic! At The Disco: Pray For The Wicked
July 21: Indiana Black Expo – Music Heritage Festival II featuring Maze, Frankie Beverly, Brandy, Teddy Riley, Dave Hollister & Blackstreet
Aug. 17: The Smashing Pumpkins: Shiny And Oh So Bright
Sep. 20: Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues Tour

Indianapolis Zoo’s Zoolapalooza Concert Series

Enjoy great live music, animals, rides, food stations and a full bar on Friday nights June 15 through July 20 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. with animals and rides available until 7 p.m. This Zoolapalooza Concert Series is included with Zoo admission.

June 15 – Jennie DeVoe
June 22 – 3 to 1
June 29 – Groove Essential
July 6 – Mix Tape
July 13 – Living Proof
July 20 – Protocol

Indianapolis Zoo’s Animals and All That Jazz

On Thursday nights from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., head to the Indianapolis Zoo for live music from all genres of jazz. Experience the ambience of the Zoo after hours with friends and family. Animals and All That Jazz takes place July 5 – Aug. 2. This series is included with Zoo admission. Animals and rides are available until 7 p.m.

July 5 – Pavel & Direct Contact
July 12 – Clifford Ratliff
July 19 – Laney Wilson Quintet
July 26 – Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra
Aug. 2 – Monika Herzig & The Time Flies