Summer Music 2024


You can enjoy live outdoor music virtually every night of the week this summer. 

Saltwater Farm Vineyards, Stonington: Music Series Live Music and Food Trucks: Sunday afternoons: May – July; Thursday Night Music June -July: Thursdays, 5pm-7pm

Connecticut Sea Music Festival, Traditional maritime folk festival. The daytime events are free, with donations accepted. Evening Concerts are ticketed. Essex, 6/7 – 6/10

Connecticut Early Music Festival, An annual festival featuring a repertoire European music written before 1800. Old Lyme, 6/1 – 6/16

Old Saybrook Summer Concert Series, Old Saybrook Town Green, Wednesdays at 6:30 and Fridays at 7:00pm 6/12 – 8/21.

Juneteenth Celebration of Jazz & Poetry, NO INFO YET 6/17, 2pm, In honor of Juneteenth the celebration will take place on the lawn of The Side Door at the Old Lyme Inn.

Leif Nilsson Gallery, Eclectic international and local singer songwriter artists from cool jazz to blue grass. Chester, 7/13-8/24, Saturdays, 7pm-9pm, Concerts in the Garden.

Make Music Day, 6/21, Free outdoor music celebrations at numerous locations across the region.

Esker Point Beach Concert Series, Get ready to groove with a community favorite beach concert series, Summer Sound Waves. Groton, Thursdays, 6/20 – 8/15, 6-8pm 

Mystic River Jam, A Music Festival at Mystic Shipyard, showcasing music from rock to reggae, blues to country. 6/21-6/22

Summer Concerts in Essex and Ivoryton Town Parks, 7/2-8/21, 6:30pm

Watch Hill Sunset Concerts, Tuesday evening concerts on the Green in Watch Hill Village. Every other Tuesday, starting 6/25 

Music at the Mansion, Food trucks and music on the Mansion’s back lawn Middletown, Wednesdays, 7/3-7/31

Branford Jazz on the Green, Celebrating Jazz since 2009, Thursdays, 6/27-8/29 at 6:30pm

Stonington Vineyards: Live Music on the Deck, A seasonal tradition of music, food, and wine, Fridays, July 5 – Aug 30, 6pm-9pm

Madison Cultural Arts 2024 4th of July Concert on the Green, Great American Melodies on the Green in Madison on Thursday, 7/4, 6pm

Thursdays on the Dock, Essex, 7/11-8/28, 5:30-7:30pm

Summer Concert Series, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, 7/5, 7/11, 7/28, 7/26 

Summer Concerts on the Green in Madison, Sundays, 7/7 – 8/25, 6pm-8pm

Jonathan Edwards Winery, Various summer concerts and Acoustic Music Fridays 5pm-7pm in Stonington

Tunes on the Dunes, Westerly, Starts 7/8- 8/14, 6pm-8pm

Music on the River at the Goodspeed, East Haddam, Mondays, 7/1 – 8/5, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Food and drink available at Gelston House or bring a picnic.

Midsummer Festival at the Flo Gris, Old Lyme featuring Locomotion, Friday, 7/26, 7pm-9pm

Two-Time Grammy-Winning Guitarist Laurence Juber Performs in Chester, 8/3, 8-10pm

Chestnut Hill Concert Series, Old Saybrook, Fridays, 8/2-8/23 at 7:30pm The Kate

Friday Night Live Music Series, Lyman Orchards Golf Club, May and June, 6pm at 1741 Pub and Grille

Rhythm & Roots Festival, Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI, 8/30, 8/31 & 9/1

Psychedelic 60’s at the Gris, Essex, Fridays, 8:30pm

Water’s Edge, Westbrook, Various live music events all summer long.

Maugle Sierra Vineyards, Ledyard, Live music Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Check socials for lineup.

Surf Ridge Brewery, Essex, Live Music Thursdays at 6pm