Outdoor Concert Guide: Northwest Suburbs

The weather is heating up, and it’s time for summer vacations, barbecues and music! Throughout the summer, suburbs of Chicago will host concerts featuring various genres. So pack your cooler, grab a picnic blanket and enjoy a night of music with your friends and family at one of the concerts this summer.


Tuesdays, June 12 – Aug. 7, 7:30 pm
Independence Grove, 16400 Buckley Rd

There is something for everyone’s music taste! Throughout the summer, there will be rock, jazz, oldies & more. There is an entrance fee of $6 per car after 5 pm on event nights. Before the concert, you can spend the afternoon at the preserve swimming, finishing, boating or hiking.

Buffalo Grove 
Tuesdays, June 26 – Aug. 7, 7 – 8:30 pm
Willow Stream Park, 651 Old Checker Rd

Concerts are free!

Hawthorn Woods
Fridays, June 8 –  Aug. 24, 6:30 – 8 pm
Community Park, 5 Park View Ln

Country, Blues/Rock, Classic Rock, Soul/Rock & Pop & more! The concerts are free to everyone. Food vendors are on-site for every concert.

Sundays, June 17-Aug.12, 5 – 6:30 pm
Mitchell Park, 951 Wilmot Rd

Food and drinks will be available for purchase. The concerts are free of charge!

Arlington Heights
Thursdays & Fridays, June 7 – Aug.4, 7-8:30 pm
Harmony Park, 7 S Vail Ave

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