Outdoor Summer Concerts In Bend, Oregon 2019

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2019 Summer Concerts in Bend, Oregon

If you’re looking for warm summer nights, amazing sunsets, local libations, and awesome music, Bend is definitely the place to be. It’s going to be another rockin’ season with some incredible musical performances lined up at several popular outdoor spots in town.

** We’ve got the published performances listed below, but make sure you check each venue’s website as last-minute shows are not uncommon!



Clear Summer Nights | Athletic Club of Bend

Enjoy summer nights, great music, and delicious food at this intimate venue.


This season’s line-up:

  • June 22 | Sublime with Rome (special guests Common Kings) >> link
  • July 2 | Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers >> link
  • August 8 | Lord Huron with Shakey Graves (special guest Julia Jacklin) >> link
  • August 20 | John Butler Trio & Trevor Hall >> link


Where you can buy tickets: clearsummernights.com

What you can bring: Low back chairs (lawn seating only), blankets

What you can’t bring: Your dog

How you find the venue:



Les Schwab Amphitheater| The Old Mill District

Ranked among the nation’s “Best Outdoor Concert Venues“, LSA is known for its mix of headline acts, scenic riverside venue, and good times.


This season’s line up:

  • June 9 | Jason Isbell & Father John Misty (special guests Jade Bird) >> link
  • June 15 | The Roots >> link
  • June 23 | Rebelution & Collie Buddz & Durand Jones >> link
  • June 27 | Michael Franti & Ziggy Marley >> link
  • June 29 | Lyle Lovett & His Large Band >> link
  • July 5 | Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue >> link
  • July 13 | Slightly Stoopid & Tribal Seeds & Matisyahu & Hirie >> link
  • August 10 | The B-52’s & OMD & Berlin >> link
  • August 13 | The Avett Brothers & Lake Street Dive >> link
  • August 20 | Josh Groban >> link
  • August 24 | Cake >> link
  • Sept 14 | Gary Clark Jr >> link
  • Oct 3 | Robert Plant >> link

Where you can buy tickets: bendconcerts.com

What you can bring: Each concert has specific restrictions, so be sure to check the event listing before attending. For most shows, you can bring low back chairs and empty or sealed water bottles or reusable containers

What you can’t bring: Your dog, blankets, yoga mats, frisbees, hula hoops

How you find the venue:


Munch & Music | Drake Park

FREE concerts in the park throughout the summer. Fun for the whole family, including local artisans, outstanding food, and free music on the stage.

Every Thursday, July 11th – August 15th in Drake Park. The evening kicks off at 5:30pm with live music!

Where you find event info: munchandmusic.com

What you can bring: Low back chairs (lawn seating only)

What you can’t bring: Your dog

How you find the venue:



Bend Summer Festival | Downtown Bend

Enjoy 3 days of fine food and libations, talented artists, and three stages of first-class blues, rock, and jazz from Central Oregon and across the nation.  The Bend Summer Festival takes place Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14, 2019.


This season’s line up:

  • July 12 | James Otto, Ashleigh Flynn & the Riveters, Guardian Of The Underdog, Groovasaur, Danielle Kelly Music, Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire
  • July 13 | Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival, Hillstomp, Floater, Patty Davis Band, CJ Neary, The Hot Club of Bend, Inner Limits, Gator Nation Band, The Riverside, Victory Swig, Erin Cole-Baker Music
  • July 14 | Natty Red, Moon Mountain Ramblers, The Brian Odell Band, Dive Bar Theology, Leadbetter Band, Cosmic Evolution


Where you find event info: https://bendsummerfestival.com

What you can bring: Your dancing shoes, appetite, and love of local libations

What you can’t bring: Your dog (Service animals are allowed per ADA and Oregon State Law policies.)

How you find the venue:




Non Profit Tunes (NPT) Summer Outdoor Benefit Concert Series

Supporting a different non-profit from Central Oregon every month with a song in the round event featuring local artists that donate their time and talent. Shows are held at two venues in Bend with one show each per month.


The Commons | 875 NW Brooks, Bend OR  [map]
All shows are free, run from 7-9pm, and are open to all ages:

  • June 20 in support of Oregon Adaptive Sports | Jens Lovtang, Ellen Jakab, Jim Roy
  • July 18 in support of Soldiers Songs & Voices | Nathan Lytle, Marianne Thomas, Kurt Silva
  • August 15 in support of Bend Hospice/Partners in Care | Victor Johnson, Melanie Rose Dyer Trio, Joe Leonardi & Mike Ryan
  • September 12 in support of Central Oregon Campfire | Allan Byer, Cheyenne West, Ben Dufendach


Worthy Brewing | 495 NE Bellevue Drive, Bend OR  [map]
All shows are free and run from 6-8pm:

  • June 27 in support of Brightside Animal Clinic/Redmond | Rosemarie Witnaeur, Fran Harmony, Da Chara Duo (Steve Thorp & Kimberly Rogers)
  • July 25 in support of the HOPE Foundation/BEMC | Appaloosa, Jennifer Conli, Tara Snow
  • August 22 in support of Central Oregon Council on Aging (COCOA) | Jimmi Jo McKue, Ellen Jakab & Linda Martin, Auzzie Mark McCord
  • September 19 in support of St. Charles Cancer Center | Mike Viles, Judi Seger, Bern Smith



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