Local outdoor concert series in Columbus, Ohio

Which concert at the Columbus Commons are you most excited for? | Photo via @columbuscommons
Which concert at the Columbus Commons are you most excited for? | Photo via @columbuscommons

Whether you prefer the comfort of a lawn chair, or boogying in your dancing shoes, we have six local outdoor concert series you have to check out before the season is over.

Picnic with the Pops, 160 S. High St.

Snag lawn tickets and head to the Columbus Commons each Saturday in July. Find touring acts like Landslide, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band, or local favorites like The Ohio State Marching Band.

PBJ & Jazz, 480 E. Town St.

Stop by Topiary Park on Sat., July 9 for a free concert starting at noon with Largemouth Brass Band, a Columbus-based jazz fusion group. Can’t make it? It’s back again on Sat., Aug 13 with the Jeanette Williams Tribute band.

Rhythm on the River, 233 S. Civic Center Dr.

This free, six-part series brings national acts like Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears + a lineup of local food trucks to Bicentennial Park. Two concerts are planned for July — Fri., July 8 and Fri., July 15.

Echo also uses this space for Pups on the Patio nights. | Photo via Echo Spirits
Echo also uses this space for Pups on the Patio nights. | Photo via Echo Spirits

Echo Spirits Summer Music Series, 985 W. 6th Ave.

Sip on a locally-crafted cocktail while listening to local acoustic sets on the patio every other Friday throughout July and into August.

Land-Grant Brewing Co. Music Series, 424 W. Town St.

Head to the Beer Garden each Thursday + Sunday for an extensive lineup of local musicians performing a free concert. Thursday shows typically start at 6 p.m., and Sunday shows usually start at 4 p.m.

Music on the Lawn, 1685 W. 1st Ave.

Shake up your weeknights with this weekly series every Tuesday with a different genre of music performed each concert. Each show starts at 7:30 p.m.