Central Oregon boasts some of the Pacific Northwest’s best activities and entertainment, from rodeos to fine dining to world-class concerts. If it’s music that moves you, jump into your dancing shoes and comfy clothes and head to Bend, Oregon’s summer concerts. These outdoor concerts in Central Oregon are community events, attracting visitors and locals alike with delicious food, gorgeous scenery, a fun and friendly atmosphere, and fantastic music.
Free Sunday Summer Concert Series at Les Schwab Amphitheater
Most of our summer concerts are held at the beautiful Les Schwab Amphitheater in the Old Mill District. Every Sunday, in fact, Bend Memorial Clinic hosts its free summer concerts at this music venue, dubbed one of “America’s coolest” by Travel + Leisure. With a wide range of musical acts and food vendors, both the young and old enjoy these relaxing and fun-filled outdoor family events.
Local, National, and International Concert Series
If you can’t make it for the free summer concerts, the Les Schwab Amphitheater also hosts concerts by local, national, and international musical acts. Find the genre that touches your soul and sends your body swaying to the music during the 2016 concert lineup.
- June 18th: Slightly Stoopid
- June 25th: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
- July 2nd and 3rd: Widespread Panic
- August 5th: Brandi Carlile
- August 9th: An Evening with Jackson Browne
- August 11th: Michael Franti & Spearhead
- August 12th: Huey Lewis & the News
- August 31st: The Steve Miller Band
- September 3rd: NEEDTOBREATHE
Musical Fun Awaits in Bend, Oregon
Spending the evenings enjoying fantastic music is an excellent way to end days filled with all the summer activities and events found in and around Bend, Oregon. If you’re on vacation, include Bend’s music scene in your Central Oregon itinerary. And if you live in or around Bend, perhaps you could book a few hotel rooms so friends and family can come enjoy Central Oregon with you. Let Bend’s summer concerts provide the perfect musical soundtrack for your summer.