Updated: July 16, 2021
In the summer months on Cape Cod, music fills the air at our local bandstands, town greens and beaches.
No matter where you're staying on Cape Cod, you'll find a free outdoor concert nearby, nearly every night of the week.
Wednesdays: Wednesdays in July & August at 6 p.m.
Barnstable Village Courthouse Stage
Barnstable Village, MA
Thursdays: Throughout July and August at 6:30 p.m.
Buzzards Bay Park
Buzzards Bay, MA
Sundays: July to early September 2nd at 6 p.m.
Drummer Boy Park
More Info: The Brewster Band
Mondays: July and August at 5:30 p.m.
"Mondays on Main" features musicians playing in various locations along Main Street.
Fridays: July to early September at 8:00 p.m.
Kate Gould Park
500 Main Street
More Info: Chatham Band
Mondays: Early July to mid-August at 7 p.m.
Dennis Village Green Gazebo
Mondays: Throughout July and August at 7 p.m.
More Info: Eastham Chamber
Tuesdays: July and August, 7:00 p.m.
Salt Pond Visitors Center
50 Nauset Road
More Info: Friends of Cape Cod National Seashore
Thursdays: Throughout July and August at 7:30 p.m.
Music and Arts Pavilion at Marina Park
More Info: Falmouth Chamber
Tuesdays: Throughout July and August at 7 p.m.
16 Oak Street
Tuesdays: July 6 to August 24 at 6 p.m.
135 South Street
Wednesdays: Throughout July and August at 7 p.m.
Hyannis Village Green
* NOTE: There's some sort of free music event in Hyannis nearly every evening through the summer months and on weekends in early autumn.
Check the ArtsBarnstable schedule to see what's on!
Tuesdays: July and August at 6 p.m.
Mashpee Community Park
13 Great Neck Road
Wednesdays: Late June to early September, from 6:30 p.m. until sunset.
"Pans in Paradise" steel drum band
Rock Harbor Beach
More Info: Pans In Paradise
Thursdays: July and early August at 6 p.m.
Osterville Village Library Green
43 Wianno Avenue
More Info: Osterville Village Library
For concerts at the beach or on the village green, there are a few items you won't want to leave home without:
These light-weight "backpack" chairs are great for outdoor concerts, movies under the stars, and for the beach, too.
Stash your stuff in the attached storage pouch, then walk hands-free. No need to feel like a pack mule. Just sling 'em over your shoulder and you're good to go!
FYI: The backpack chairs sit low to the ground. People with mobility problems find it easier to use a taller chair.
When our elders are here for a visit, these "easy-in/easy-out" chairs work much better for them!
Summer evenings are "gnat time" near the ocean - and inland, too.
For some reason, the teensy little biters like me a whole lot more than they like my hubby. Probably because I'm so much sweeter than he is. ;-)
So a good bug repellent is an absolute must for me. These Repel wipes always do the trick!
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