Folsom’s Summer Concert Season is Here!

Folsom’s Summer Soundtrack: Your Guide to Free Concerts

Folsom heats up in more ways than one during the summer. While the days get longer and temperatures rise, the city explodes with a vibrant live music scene – and the best part is, you don’t have to spend a dime to enjoy it! Check out Folsom’s Summer Concert Guide for a rundown of Folsom’s free concert series to get your toes tapping:

Thursday Nights in Folsom’s Historic District

Step back in time and soak in the historic ambiance of Folsom at the Zittel Family Amphitheater’s Summer Concert Series. Every Thursday evening throughout September 5, this free concert series features some of the area’s best local talents. From the soulful sounds of Adam Aldama and the Aces, to the high-energy Americana of Tom Rigney and Flambeau, there’s something for everyone. Pack a picnic basket, grab your lawn chairs, and settle in for an unforgettable evening under the stars.

June 6- Adam Aldama & The Aces – Throwback Hip Hop & R&B, Pop, Old School, Top40 and more
June 13- Cynthia Renee Band – Country signed singer-songwriter
June 20- Tom Rigney and Flambeau – Cajun and zydeco, New Orleans grooves
June 27- The Sugar High Band – Funky grooves and R&B anthems
July 11- The Ariel Jean Band – Country
July 18- AKAlive Band –  Rock, Country, R&B, and Alternative
July 25- The Aaron Gayden Band – Funky, jazzy
August 1- Dunsbar Road – Americana, Blue-Collar Rock
August 8- Hipper Than Hip – Funk, classic R&B and soul.
August 15- Lando Collective – Great classic rock and current hits.
August 22- Death & Taxes Swing Band – Big band swing
August 29- Plaid City – Dad Rock; 90’s Nostalgia, Classic Rock, Pop
September 5- Island of Black and White – Fusion of rock, blues, funk, and reggae

Folsom Palladio: Shop, Dine, and Groove

If you’re looking for a concert experience with a touch of modern flair, head over to the Palladio at Broadstone. There will be live Music in the Piazza at Palladio every Friday night. Bring your lawn chairs and your dancing feet as music starts at 7:30pm and plays thru 9:30pm. Be sure to visit the Beer & Wine Garden hosted by Barnes & Noble Kitchen with yummy small plates and beers on tap.

June 7 – Revelution Beat – Beatles Tribute
June 14 – Peter MorganSmooth Jazz & Yacht Rock
June 21 – Granite City 909 – Classic Rock
June 28Eazy Dub – Reggae
July   5 – No Concert – Go To The Rodeo
July 12 – Hey Monkey – Rock & Roll Dance
July 19 – Keep on Truckin’ – Woodstock Tribute
July 26 – Have Mercy – Top 40 Hits
Aug   2 – Brisco County  – Country

Rock Out in the Park: Folsom City Lions Park

Folsom’s oldest concert series is held every other Friday night at Folsom City Lions Park. Chill vibe, huge lawn, plenty of space to spread out and let the kids run around. Grab some friends, bring a picnic blanket or purchase treats from the featured food trucks, and revel in the carefree summer vibes.

June 14 – Remedy 7 – Classic Rock and Country/Americana
June 28 – Peter Morgan – Jazz
July 12: – Innersoul – R&B
July 26 – Modern Relics – Rock

Bonus Beats: Back Bistro

While not technically a free concert series, Back Bistro at the Palladio is a local gem known for hosting conerts on their outdoor patio throughout the summer. Check their website or social media pages for their upcoming artist schedule.

So, whether you’re a die-hard music fan or simply looking for a fun and affordable way to spend your summer evenings, Folsom has something for you. With its diverse lineup of free concerts, there’s no excuse not to get out there, soak up the summer atmosphere, and enjoy the sweet sounds of live music!

Stay up to date on what’s happing in Folsom on the myfolsom event calendar