AMBLER ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL
Butler Avenue becomes a feast for the eyes and ears each June during the Ambler Arts & Music Festival. Part art show and part concert marathon, the event showcases one of Montgomery County's most vibrant downtowns.
PHILADELPHIA FOLK FESTIVAL
Old Pool Farm, Upper Salford
The four-day festival (August 17-20) presents both superstars and rising stars, headlined this year by Graham Nash, Taj Mo, and Old Crow Medicine Show. Old Pool Farm welcomes music fans, campers, crafters, vendors, jugglers, puppeteers, and tutors in an all-encompassing experience of a uniquely American art form.
ROCK YOUR LUNCH - KING OF PRUSSIA
Thursdays, June 8-29
900 First Ave
King of Prussia
Bring your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a free concerts on Thursdays in June starting June 9. Rock Your Lunch concerts are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the lawn along First Ave and feature music from some of the area's best bands and food from some of the area's best restaurants.
Tuesday Nights Through August
Old York Rd & West Ave
Jenkintown's Town Square is the place to be on Tuesday nights in summer. The annual summer concert series features free performances by area musicians from 7 to 9 p.m.
GREEN LANE PARK
2144 Snyder Rd
All performances take place on the grass in front of the amphitheater, which sits adjacent to the picturesque beauty of Knight Lake. The programs cover music in the country and rock-soul traditions with June 24 featuring the Southern Edge Band and August 6 featuring the Kategory 5 Band. July 9 brings live theater, as Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet takes the stage.
WASHINGTON MEMORIAL CHAPEL
Wednesdays, July through August
The beautiful sounds of the Washington Memorial Chapel carillon - played by a rotation of internationally acclaimed musicians - fill the summer air every Wednesday from July 6 to August 31 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
ST. THOMAS ' CARILLON
Tuesdays, July 5 - 26
St. Thomas' Church
Bethlehem Pk & Church Rd
For more than 35 years, St. Thomas' Church in Fort Washington has been spreading music across the community during its summer carillon concerts. These free concerts are held every Tuesday in July beginning at 7 p.m.
ABINGTON ART CENTER
Thursdays, June 22 - July 27
515 Meetinghouse Rd
Abington Art Center presents its first annual World Music Series. The Thursday night concerts feature music from countries around the globe, including Hait, Nigeria, Colombia, Cuba and more for Thursday night concerts this summer.
Thursdays, June through August
1030 Horsham Rd
Beginning June 22, the Montgomery Township Community Recreation Center plays host to its annual summer concert series. Concerts are held every Thursday night (excluding July 6) through August 17 and feature a range of musical genres, including rock, blues, jazz, orchestral and more.
WHITE'S ROAD PARK - LANSDALE
Tuesdays, May 30 - August 22
400 White's Road
The Lansdale Department of Parks & Recreation sponsors a series of Tuesday night concerts at Whites Road Park. The sounds of jazz, big band and rhythm orchestra take the sting out of returning to the workweek. The series runs from Memorial Day through mid-August.
MASONS MILL PARK - UPPER MORELAND
Sundays, June 25 - August 13
3500 Masons Mill Rd
The 2017 Summer Concert Series at Masons Mill Park Concert Gazebo brings a world of music to Upper Moreland Township on Sunday nights from June 25 through August 13 (no July 2 show). Performers cover a range of styles, including classic rock, country, jazz and more.
*Ambler Arts & Music Festival photo credit R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia