Children & Family

Summer Concerts Coming to Dallas

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer, and if going to a concert is a part of your summer plans you won't want to miss these must-see shows all over town. Check out live music, tribute bands and big-name concerts all summer long.

Ashley Turner
Posted on May 20, 2019

Dallas Arboretum Cool Thursday Concert Series
Bring the family out to the Dallas Arboretum for an evening of food and live music, including tribute bands of your favorite music and artists.

Bruce in the USA | May 23
The world's #1 tribute band to Bruce Springsteen

The Motowners | May 30
A tribute to the history of Motown

Journey Unauthorized | June 6
The #1 tribute Journey tribute band in America

The Turnstiles | June 13
Billy Joel tribute band

Man in the Mirror | June 20
Michael Jackson tribute

Seconds of Summer | June 27
Beach Boys tribute

Safari Nights Concert Series at the Dallas Zoo
This family-friendly concert series features after-hours zoo programming and a concert with local artists and tribute bands every Saturday night through July 6. (Safari Nights is included with general admission.)

Memphis Soul | May 25 
Motown and classic dance band

Soul Sacrifice | June 1
Santana tribute band

Me & My Monkey | June 8 
Beatles tribute band

Petty Theft | June 15 
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band

Escape | June 22 
Journey tribute band

Forever Mac | June 29 
Fleetwood Mac tribute band

The Coppertones | July 6
Cover showband of Old School soul

Dallas Symphony Orchestra's 2019 Parks Concerts
Check out free concerts by the Dallas Symphony at various locations around Dallas with special appearances from Miss America 2019 Nia Imani. (All concerts begin at 8:15 p.m.)

May 27 | Flag Pole Hill | 8015 Doran Circle
Special Guest Artist:  Nia Imani Franklin and includes fireworks

May 29 | Crawford Park | 201 N. Prairie Creek Road

June 4 | Fretz Park | 6994 Belt Line Road

June 6 | Kidd Springs Park | 1003 Cedar Hill Avenue
Special Guest Artist: Nia Imani Franklin

June 11 | Paul Quinn College | 3837 Simpson Stuart Road
Special Guest Artist: Skye Turner

American Airlines Center
See the world's biggest names in music perform at the AAC. From pop to rock to R&B and everything in between – the lineup will have you jamming all summer.

Hugh Jackman | June 19

Jennifer Lopez | June 24

Khalid | July 14

Shawn Mendes | July 22

Queen + Adam Lambert | July 23

Pepe Aguilar | Aug. 25

Backstreet Boys | Sept. 1

John Mayer | Sept. 5

Dos Equis Pavilion
If an outdoor venue is more your scene, enjoy a spot on the green at Dos Equis Pavilion in Fair Park. Plenty of big names are coming to town from all genres of music and you won't want to miss a beat.

Jimmy Buffett | June 8

Hootie & the Blowfish | June 15

Thomas Rhett | June 28

Train/Goo Goo Dolls | June 29

Willie Nelson | July 3

Santana | July 6

Chris Young | July 20

Beck and Cage the Elephant | July 27

Blink-182 and Lil Wayne | Aug. 2

Mary J. Blige and Nas | Aug. 22

See the full Dos Equis lineup here.

Header photo credit: Dallas Zoo