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Racine County offers a variety of outdoor live music for everyone with most performances free and all open to the public. Grab your family and friends and get ready to start singing and dancing! Below are the outdoor live music series you won’t want to miss this summer.


Franksville Craft Beer Garden Music Series

Sponsored by Visit Racine County

FCBG Live Music Series

The Visit Racine County Live Music Series at the Franksville Craft Beer Garden brings great live music of all varieties to every Friday and Saturday evening all season long. New in 2024 are select Thursday night performances as well! The Franksville Craft Beer Garden is the first and only permanent beer garden in Racine County. Every performance on the Visit Racine County Live Music Stage is FREE to attend from May 17 to September 28 at 6 to 9 p.m. No carry-in alcohol is permitted.

Thursday Live Music Lineup | Friday Music Lineup |  Saturday Music Lineup

Beer Garden Hours:
Thursday 5-9 p.m.
Friday 1-9 p.m. with Live Music 6-9 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. with Live Music 6-9 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Downtown Racine Summer Music Series

Music on the Monument

Celebrating its 22nd year, Music on the Monument runs Fridays, June 28 to August 23 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Monument Square in downtown Racine. This FREE summer-long concert series will feature bands from a variety of genres.

In addition, Saturday Sounds on the Square returns for the 6th year with FREE live music from various genres on Saturdays, June 29 to August 24 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. 

Music on the Monument Lineup  |  Saturday Sounds on the Square Lineup


Waterford River Rhythms


Rocking along the rivers rolls again! Join the Village of Waterford for its 18th live music season of Waterford River Rhythms at Village Hall Park, located at 123 N. River Street. This concert series is FREE to attend and occurs nearly every other Thursday from June 6 to August 29 at 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Waterford River Rhythms


Mount Pleasant Music Summer Concert Series


NEW! Mount Pleasant Music is a new summer concert series taking place at the bandshell at the recently renovated Campus Park in Mount Pleasant. Performances will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 18, July 9 and 30, and August 20. Admission is FREE.

Mount Pleasant Music Summer Concert Series Lineup


Racine’s Beachside Oasis Music Series

Racine's Beachside Oasis

Spend the day on 50 acres of pristine sand and blue water at Racine’s Blue Wave certified North Beach, located a few blocks from downtown Racine. Enjoy concessions and live music nearly every Friday and Saturday under the palm trees at Racine’s Beachside Oasis from the end of May through early September. Check their Facebook page for updates. Every performance is FREE to attend. There is an adjacent Kid’s Cove nautical-themed playground, a picnic area and restrooms.

Racine’s Beachside Oasis Lineup


Racine Zoo Animal Crackers Concert Series

Racine Zoo Animal Crackers Concert Series

Invite your friends, grab your folding chairs, and enjoy the scenic view of Lake Michigan while listening to some truly amazing artists from across the U.S. and atop the charts for the Racine Zoo’s 37th annual Animal Crackers Concert Series. The concert series take place on Wednesdays, July 10 and 24, and August 7 and 21 at 7 p.m. Admission fee required.

Animal Crackers Lineup


Racine Concert Band

Racine Concert Band

Proudly celebrating 102 years, the Racine Concert Band is one of the oldest concert bands in the United States providing free, public concerts of high artistic integrity. The band maintains a year-round schedule with a summer series of seven free concerts at the Racine Zoo, concerts in the Racine Unified School District high schools, and performs in the 4th Fest Parade of Greater Racine. The FREE concerts at the Racine Zoo are held every Sunday in July at 7:30 p.m. and August at 7:00 p.m.

Racine Concert Band Schedule


Music & More Concert Series

First Presbyterian Church Music & More Concert Series


Celebrating its 31st year, the Music & More Concert Series at First Presbyterian Church is a mainstay of the summer cultural scene in Racine. On Thursdays at noon from June to mid-August, local and regional performers share their talents with the community. The concerts are FREE to attend, though a free will offering is encouraged at each concert. All funds collected throughout the summer will benefit non-profit service agencies in Racine. The concerts will be held at First Presbyterian Church, located at 716 College Avenue in Racine.

Music & More Concert Series


Burlington Kiwanis Civic Band

Burlington Kiwanis Civic Band

The Burlington Kiwanis Civic Band is a group comprised of musicians of all ages that has been entertaining audiences for more than 100 years! The band’s repertoire is varied and includes marches, pop, rock, show tunes, classical, jazz, and swing music. Enjoy their FREE concerts at Echo Park in Burlington every Friday at 7 p.m. from June 21 through July 26. Parking is available at the Burlington Festival Grounds, 680 Milwaukee Avenue, where you can take a FREE shuttle sponsored by Fred’s – Home of the World’s Best Burgers – to and from the concerts.

Burlington Kiwanis Civic Band Schedule

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