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FREE Concerts in Austin this Summer 2015

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Austinites are always longing for live music and during these long summer nights there are plenty of chances to get your fill. Click here to read more about the best events to see live music in Austin.

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Austin Events Calendar for Free Live Music this Summer 2015

KGSR Blues on the Green

In its 25th Summer Season, Blues on the Green is an outdoor concert series put on by KGSR in Zilker Park every other Wednesday. Don’t forget to bring your own blankets and lawn chairs!

Special Guest with The Antone’s All-Star Revue
May 27
Shakey Graves with Riders Against The Storm
June 24
Bob Schneider and Walker Lukens
July 22
Jamestown Revival and Max Frost
August 5

Thorny Rose Wine Down

The 2015 Wine Down music series presented by Thorny Rose at ACL-Live at the Moody Theater has moved to Tuesdays and starts 6/16. It is free and open to the public.

The Deer & Chipper Jones with bites by Trace June 16
Peterson Brothers Band with bites by Cantina Laredo
June 30
Walker Lukens Music with bites by III Forks Austin July 14
Sour Bridges with bites by Numero28 Ristorante/Pizzeria/Vineria
July 28
Cilantro Boombox with bites by Living Room at W Hotel August 11
Austin Music Foundation presents Quiet Company & special guest Bee Caves with bites by The Bonneville August 25

Unplugged at the Grove

Enjoy a free live KGSR concert with great artists every Thursday at 8pm at Shady Grove.

Alejandro Escovedo May 21
Charlie Mars May 28
Dale Watson June 4
The Oh Hellos June 11
Mike Barfield June 18
The Rocketboys June 25
Shinyribs July 2
Special Guest July 9
James McMurtry July 16
Ray Wylie Hubbard July 23
Kaleo July 30
Uncle Lucius August 6
The Suffers August 13
Suzanna Choffel August 20
Tinnarose August 27
Gina Chavez September 3
Walker Lukens September 10
Special Guest September 17
Jimmy Lafave September 24

Hartman Foundation “Concerts in the Park”

Every Sunday evening (except July 5) at 7:30pm, you can enjoy free ensemble concerts in the Hartman Concert Park while you enjoy self-made picnic dinners on blankets.

Strings May 31
Brass June 7
Woodwinds June 14
Big Band July 21
Strings June 28
Brass July 12
Woodwinds July 19
Big Band July 26
Strings August 2
Woodwinds August 9
Brass August 16
Big Band August 23

2015 KOKE FM Free Texas Music Series

Under the Oaks at Hill’s Cafe, enjoy live music from 8:30-10p.m.

Dirty River Boys with special guest John Baumann May 20
Sam Riggs with special guest Aaron Einhouse May 27
Stoney Larue June 3
Bart Crow June 10

Saturday Night Concert Series at The Galleria

The music begins at 7p.m. and in the Hill Country Galleria’s outdoor amphitheater. Bring your family, friends, and a blanket to lounge on the grassy lawn during the show.

Two Tons of Steel May 23
Whiskey Shivers May 30
Amanda Pearcy June 6
TBA September 5
TBA September 12
TBA September 19
TBA September 26

Music on the Square Summer Concerts

Enjoy live music on the Courthouse Square in Georgetown each Friday night in June, July, and August.

Roland Waits and The Wayward Travelers June 5
Georgetown Fire Department Pipes and Drums Band June 12
Xander June 19
Woundloose Band June 26

May Events at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse

Enjoy lunch or dinner at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse while listening to live music.

Newsboyz May 22
Paula Nelson May 23
Texas Unlimited Band May 29
Matt Wilson Band May 30

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