Champaign-Urbana in the Summer: Free Outdoor Concerts Galore
Many of these are family friendly, so bring the kids along for some live music in Champaign, Urbana and beyond
What’s better than relaxing outside listening to live music on a nice summer evening? How about listening to FREE live music?
This summer there are dozens of opportunities in the Champaign-Urbana area and beyond to take in free outdoor concerts with your family. We’ve listed as many as we can find below!
chambanamoms thanks Devon Amphitheater for presenting this list
The Devon G. Buffett Amphitheater is operated by the Decatur Park District and sits along the shores of Lake Decatur as part of Lakeshore Lading in Historic Nelson Park located in Decatur, Illinois. It is a destination for live, outdoor entertainment during the summer months. With a capacity of over 3,000, the venue offers a wide range of entertainment including music of many genres, comedians and community movie nights.
The full 2021 show line up can be found here: https://devonamphitheater.com/
Free Summer Outdoor Concerts In and Around Champaign-Urbana
For your outdoor listening pleasure, we’ve listed free and low-cost outdoor summer concerts below. Settings range from neighborhood parks to city streets to festivals. Click on the links to find the detailed schedule for each venue.
We will be adding to this constantly, so keep checking back. If you know of a concert you’d like to see on this list, take a moment to submit it to our event calendar and we’ll get it on here.
Friday, October 29, 2021
Urbana High School Athletic Complex, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Urbana High School Tiger Marching Band is hosting a Halloween Food Drive to support the Eastern Illinois Food Bank. They will have a costume contest for kids with prizes, recognition of their UHS Football, Cheerleading, and Marching Band Seniors, and performances by both their UHS Cheerleaders and the Tiger…read more…
Sleepy Creek Vineyard, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
You buy the drinks, Sleepy Creek Vineyards provides the hot dogs, fixings and fire to roast it over(weather permitting). Every Friday, April through October from 5 - 8 PM. Please follow the new guidelines. They've added a little twist to their Fridays with FREE Music from 6:30 - 8:30 PM!…read more…