North Shore Summer Concerts



Photo by Ron St. Jean Photography

For many of us, summertime is concert time. If this is true for you, then you are in luck because there is no shortage of great concerts and music festivals happening on the North Shore this season. From pop to country to jazz, there is something for every musical taste. So whether it’s a date night, a night out with friends, or an activity for the whole family, here are 18 of the best concerts and festivals to attend this summer.

 

The Wailers and Rusted Root

Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, June 11, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets $24, Hampton Beach Casino, 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, N.H. Purchase tickets here

 

Backyard Sunday Music Festival

featuring Ripchord and other local bands

Tsongas Arena, June 14, 3:00 p.m.

No admission charge, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Lowell. Purchase tickets here

 

Ani DiFranco

Lowell Summer Concert Series, June 20, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $34-$40, Boarding House Park, 40 French St., Lowell. Purchase tickets here

 

Mike Gordon of the band Phish

Lowell Summer Concert Series, June 26, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $34-$40, Boarding House Park, 40 French St., Lowell. Purchase tickets here

 

Byfield Music Festival

headlining the Ryan Montbleau Band and Zach Deputy 

Manter Field, June 27, 10:00 a.m.

Tickets $20-$25, 7 Central St., Byfield. Purchase tickets here

 

The Beach Boys 

Hampton Beach Casino, July 10, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets $30-$70, 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, N.H. Purchase tickets here

 

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

Lowell Summer Concert Series, Lowell July 10, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $49-$55, Boarding House Park, 40 French St., Lowell. Purchase tickets here

 

Milk Carton Kids 

Prescott Park, July 12, 7:00 p.m.

Tickets $8-$10, 105 Marcy St., Portsmouth, N.H. Purchase tickets here

 

Mark Sexton

Prescott Park, July 19, 7:00 p.m.

Tickets $8-$10, 105 Marcy St., Portsmouth, N.H. Purchase tickets here

 

American Idol Live! 

Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, July 29, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets $34-$60, 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, N.H. Purchase tickets here

 

Paula Cole 

Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center, July 30, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets $49-$68, 37 Main St., Rockport. Purchase tickets here

 

Andy Grammar and American Authors 

Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, August 9, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets $25-$30, 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, N.H. Purchase tickets here

 

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

Lowell Summer Concert Series, August 13, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $34-$40, Boarding House Park, 40 French St., Lowell. Purchase tickets here

 

Alicia Olatuja

Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center, August 14, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets $25-$39, 37 Main St., Rockport. Purchase tickets here

 

O.A.R 

Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, August 16, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets $45-$50, 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, N.H. Purchase tickets here

 

Howie Day 

Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center, August 20, 8:00 pm.

Tickets $20-$25, 37 Main St., Rockport. Purchase tickets here

 

Citizen Cope

w/ full band

Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, August 21, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets $27-$32, 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, N.H. Purchase tickets here

 

Lake Street Dive 

Lowell Summer Concert Series, August 28, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $33-$40, Boarding House Park, 40 French St., Lowell. Purchase tickets here

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