Summer is coming, and with it are local outdoor concert series like the Box Lunch Revue in York, Jazz on the Veranda in Hershey and Brown's Sunday Concert Series in Loganville. Check out these local concerts coming to your area.

Box Lunch Revue

The free concert series kicks off Tuesday, May 5, in downtown York's Cherry Lane and will continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through August. This series will feature both local acts and performers from as far as Arizona. Genres vary from jazz to folk to indie and more. In the event of inclement weather, most performances will be moved indoors near Central Market House. Updates will be shared via social media (York City Special Events on Facebook and @YorkCityEvents on Twitter) and recorded message at 849-2217. For more information, email


May 5: Dallastown Middle and High Schools (jazz)

May 7: Northeastern Middle School (jazz)

May 12: York Suburban Middle and High Schools (jazz)

May 14: Spring Grove Area School District (jazz)

May 19: West York Area School District (jazz)

May 21: Dover High School (jazz)

May 26: William Penn High School Music Department (jazz)

May 28: Central York Middle and High Schools (jazz)

June 2: Elijah Cross (indie pop/rock)

June 4: Octavia (blues)

June 9: Mark DeRose (acoustic)

June 11: Earl Carter (smooth jazz)

June 16: Martin Sisters Band (Western swing and harmonies)

June 18: Down by the Glenside (traditional Irish folk)

June 23: Irish Blessing (Irish traditional)

June 25: Michael Arthur and Cindy David (folk/acoustic rock)

June 30: Shane Speal Solo (cigar box guitar)

July 2: Maura and Jay (old time)

July 7: Mark Huber and Don Carn (jazz)

July 9: Jefrey Woodall (acoustic folk/rock)

July 14: Jamie O'Brien (Hawaiian/Celtic)

July 16: Rhyne McCormick (folk/acoustic rock/blues)

July 21: RalphReal (neo-soul/hip hop fusion)

July 23: Carman & Friends (R&B)

July 28: Brian Fitzgerald (pop fusion)

July 30: Sweet Life (soft rock/modern country)

Aug. 4: Indian Summer Jars (acoustic/folk)

Aug. 6: 3 Dollar Suit (alternative folk)

Aug. 11: Transistor Radio (indie folk)

Aug. 13: Free Breakfast (indie folk)

Aug. 18: Kayla Kroh (indie singer/songwriter)

Aug. 20: Maria Wilson (singer/songwriter)

Aug. 25: Beggars Ride (contemporary folk)

Aug. 27: TBD

Brown's Sunday Concert Series

Bring a lawn chair and listen to folk, swing, country and more Sundays May 31 to Oct. 18 in the pavilion at Brown's Orchards and Farm Market, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville. Concerts are 2:30 to 5 p.m. The schedule is subject to change.


May 31: Dallastown Blue Silk & Satin (Dallastown High School alumni band)

June 7: Time Will Tell (acoustic classic rock)

June 14: Klinger McFry (classics)

June 21: JC Fisher Band (acoustic/rock/folk/alt-country)

June 28: Jim Parsley, Memories of Elvis (Elvis tribute)

July 5 : TBD

July 12: The Favorites (classic country)

July 19: Kerensa Gray (jazz/blues)

July 26: Skyla Burrell (blues)

Aug. 2: Twin Rose Community Band (formerly Columbia VFW Band)

Aug. 9: Unforgettable Band (swing)

Aug. 16: Second Time Through (classics from '60s to today)

Aug. 23: Brodbeck's Band (marches/concert tunes)

Aug. 30: The Smooth Grove (instrumental)

Sept. 6: Michael Arthur & Cindy David (acoustic pop and folk)

Sept. 13: Three Dollar Suit (alternative folk)

Sept. 20: The Passionettes ('60s)

Sept. 27: The Northside (Christian/acoustic/Americana)

Oct. 4: 5/4 (jazz)

Oct. 11: TBD

Oct. 18: Dallastown Blue Silk & Satin (Dallastown High School alumni band)

Decked-Out Live

Join a celebration of local wine, craft brews, live music and food at the Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey, 598 Schoolhouse Road, Londonderry Township. Concerts run 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays through September. Guests can pack a picnic or eat made-to-order foods, including Mahi Mahi tacos and porterhouse steaks. Seating is first-come, first-served. Single-admission tickets are $10 and double-admission tickets are $15. Or, purchase a single-admission season pass for $50 or double-admission season pass for $75.


May 1: Element 22

May 8: Jazz Me Band

May 15: The Kellys

May 22: Soul House Quartet

May 29: Don Johnson 3D

June 5: Herbie

June 12: Little Brother

June 19: 2 Pints Shy

June 26: Marissa Elisse and the Groove

July 3: Wave Quartet

July 10: Jazz Me Band

July 17: Tropical Soul

July 24: Don John 3D

July 31: Corty Byron Band

Aug. 7: The Kellys

Aug. 14: Palm City Ramblers

Aug. 21: Mountain Road

Aug. 28: Crossing Abbey Road

Sept. 4: Jazz Me Band

Sept. 11: Element 22

Sept. 18: Tropical Soul

Sept. 25: Soul House Quartet

Dover Township Summer Concert Series

Dover Township's concert series kicks off Sunday, May 10 at the Gazebo at Dover Area Community Park, 2481 W. Canal Road, Dover Township, with a rain location of the Carousel Building at Brookside Park, 4054 Fox Run Road. All concerts begin at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be available for purchase.


May 10: Dover Community Orchestra

June 14: The DooZees ('50s-'80s)

July 12: Tall in the Saddle (Southern rock soul)

Aug. 9: Bill Runkle and Smith Hollow (traditional bluegrass)

Hummingbird Ridge Winery's Music Tribute Series

Free tribute shows will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month at Newberrytown Peddlers Market, 700 York Road, Newberry Township. Additional tribute shows will be held on the last Saturday of some months from 1 to 4 p.m. at the winery, 735 Kise Mill Road, Newberrytown. Admission, parking and wine tastings are free. Call 717-315-0209 for more information and directions.


May 9: The Beatles tribute

May 30: Soft Rockapalooza with tributes to Elton John, America and Jim Croce

June 13: Rolling Stones tribute

July 11: Bruce Springsteen tribute

July 25: Woodstock 60's music tribute

Aug. 8: The Eagles tribute

Sept. 12: Tom Petty tribute

Jazz on the Veranda

Listen to music from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fridays, May 22 to Aug. 28 at The Hotel Hershey, 100 Hotel Road, Hershey. No concert will be held July 24.


May 22: Jazz Me

May 29: Wave Quartet

June 5: Soul House

June 12: Perfect Jazz and the Chocolatiers

June 19: Jazz Me

June 26: Ziggy Isaacs Quartet

July 3: Jazz Me

July 4: Jazz Me, Independence Day Celebration

July 10: Dave Wilson & Danny Stuber Quartet

July 17: Wave

July 24: No concert

July 31: Rose Hudson

Aug. 7: Dave Wilson & Danny Stuber Quartet

Aug. 14: Perfect Jazz and the Chocolatiers

Aug. 21: Jazz Me

Aug. 28: Soul House

Ladew Topiary Gardens Groovin' In the Grass Summer Concert Series

Bring your blankets, chairs, food and non-alcoholic beverages to the gardens at 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton, Md. for live music on Sunday evenings. Concerts are held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays. Admission begins at 5 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door and cost $7 for Ladew members, $15 for non-members, $13 for seniors, $5 for children 2-12 and free for children under 2. Alcohol, sports equipment, pets, tents, beach umbrellas and portable grills are not permitted. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Call 410-557-9466 and press 5 for event cancellations and changes.


June 14: Psycho Killers (Talking Heads tribute)

June 21: The Crawdaddies (Cajun/zydeco/blues/roots rock/Americana)

June 28: Trinidad & Tobago Steel Drum Orchestra (Caribbean)

July 5:The Mutual Fun Band (classic oldies to current top 40)

July 12: Tall In The Saddle (classic rock)

July 19: Fake Flowers Real Dirt (old school funk/hip hop)

July 26: Strait Shooter (rock)

Aug. 2: Cara Kelly and the Tell Tale (rock and roll)

Market Square Concerts Summermusic 2015

The annual three-concert chamber music festival in Harrisburg will feature music by composers, including Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Brahms and Schoenberg. The series will also feature musicians from the U.S,, Taiwan, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, United Kingdom and Australia. Tickets are $35 for single tickets, $30 for seniors, $5 for college students, free for students K-12 and $10 for one accompanying adult. To purchase tickets, call 717-221-9599, email or visit


8 p.m. July 17: Market Square Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg

7 p.m. July 18: Dine with the artists at the Simpson Home in Bowmansdale (Cost is $150)

4 p.m. July 19: Market Square Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg

6 p.m. July 22: Civic Club of Harrisburg

Moon Dancer Winery's Concert Series

Moon Dancer Winery, 1282 Klines Run Road, Wrightsville, kicks off its summer series of festivals May 16 with Latin Salsa Night. Prices and times vary for each festival. Tickets include a limited wine tasting and music, and wood fired pizzas will also be available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance online at or at 717-252-9463. Advance tickets are $5 off.


May 16: Latin Salsa Night (6-10 p.m., $15)

May 30-31: Annual Jazz Festival (2-9 p.m.; $20 for one day, $25 for two days)

June 13: Moon Dancer Rock Fest (4-10 p.m., $15)

June 27: Local Art & Music Festival (4-10 p.m., $15)

July 4-5: Annual Red, White & Blues Festival (2-10 p.m. $20 for one day, $25 for two days)

July 18: Country Music Festival (2-10 p.m., $20)

Aug. 1-2: Annual Reggae Festival (2-10 p.m. $25 for one day, $30 for two days)

Sept. 6: Folk Festival (2-8 p.m., $20)

Oct. 10: Blue Grass Harvest Festival (2-8 p.m., $20)

Naylor Winery Summer Sounds Series

Concerts are held rain or shine on Saturdays from July 11 to Aug. 29 at Naylor Wine Cellars, 4069 Vineyard Road, Stewartstown. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and music plays from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $15 for adults and are half-off for children 5 to 15 and free for children under 5. Table reservations are also available, but must be paid in advance. To order tickets, visit


July 11: Blue Moon (swinging big band)

July 18: Mood Swings ('50s to today's hits)

July 25: Shades of Blue (classic and variety big band)

Aug. 1: Blue Moon (swinging big band)

Aug. 8: Mood Swings ('50s to today's hits)

Aug. 15: Flashback ('60s to '90s)

Aug. 22: Shades of Blue (classic and variety big band)

Aug. 29: Crossing Abbey Road (Beatles tribute)

Springettsbury Township Sounds of Summer Series

Shows begin at 7 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays June 7 to Aug. 2. All concerts are held at Springettsbury Township Park Amphitheater, 1501 Mount Zion Road, York. Concerts are held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, concerts might be moved to Central York Middle School, 1950 North Hills Road. Call 505-0406 for weather-related updates. The schedule is subject to change.


June 7: Urban Guerilla Orchestra (disco/Motown/rock)

June 10: Pentagon (show band)

June 14: British Invasion (tribute band)

June 17: 7 Bridges (Eagles tribute)

June 21: The Jumpers Orchestra (rock and swing big band)

June 24: Navy Band Cruisers (rock)

June 28: Crazy Hearts (country)

July 1: Re-Creation (variety show)

July 5: Groove Train and fireworks (disco)

July 8: Navy Band's Country Current (country/bluegrass)

July 12: Strawberry Fields (Beatles tribute)

July 15: Flamin' Dick & The Hot Rods (rock and roll)

July 19: A Decade of Soul (classic soul tribute)

July 22: Uptown Band (show and dance band)

July 26: The Crawdaddies (Cajun/zydeco/funk)

July 29: Main Street Cruisers ('50s and '60s rock and roll)

Aug. 2: Hollywood Nights (Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band tribute)

Summer Friday Nite Unwinds

Bring a chair, blanket, cooler and some friends and hang out by the river for live, local music at 2092 Long Level Road, Wrightsville. The series runs every other Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. June 12 to Sept. 18. Shank's Mare's Lock 2 Café will offer dinner specials for each concert, and you can call ahead to have an Unwind Cheese & Snack Plate ready when you arrive. The event is BYOB. Tickets are not required, but tips are accepted.


June 12: 3 Dollar Suit (eclectic rock/country/blues)

June 26: Blue Rock Connection (classic rock)

July 10: Indian Summer Jars (indie rock)

July 24: The J.C. Fisher Band (versatile)

Aug. 7: Scott Parmer Duo (classic acoustic)

Aug. 21: The River Rascals (upbeat country/rock/blues)

Sept. 4: TBA

Sept. 18: TBA

The Lyric Band of Hanover Concert Series

The 46th season of free summer concerts begins May 24 at the Codorus State Park Band Shell near the mini boat launch off of Sinshiem Road (unless otherwise noted). Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. In case of inclement weather, call 717-632-6313 or visit after 5 p.m. for cancellations.


7 p.m. May 24: Wallace Brothers Band

7 p.m. May 31: Lyric Band

6:30 p.m. June 3:Lyric Band (at Warehime-Myers Mansion)

7 p.m. June 7: Lyric Band

7 p.m. June 14: Lyric Band

7 p.m. June 28: Lyric Band

6:30 p.m. July 1: Lyric Band (at Warehime-Myers Mansion)

7 p.m. July 5: Lyric Band

7 p.m. July 12: Brodbecks Band

7 p.m. July 19: Lyric Band

7 p.m. July 26: Lyric Band

7 p.m. Aug. 2: First Capitol Brass

7 p.m. Aug. 9: Lyric Band

6:30 p.m. Aug. 16: Jazzberries

6:30 p.m. Aug. 23: Lyric Band

6:30 p.m. Aug. 30: Gettysburg Big Band

6:30 p.m. Sept. 6: Bravura Brass

The Long's Park Summer Music Series

The free Long's Park Summer Music Series returns on 13 Sunday evenings this summer, starting June 7. Concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Guests can bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic. Food vendors will also set up in the park. Visit for more information.


June 7: Selwyn Birchwood (blues)

June 14: Quebe Sisters (swing/vintage country/bluegrass/jazz)

June 21: Allegro (classical)

June 28: Spanish Harlem Orchestra (salsa/Latin jazz)

July 5: U.S. Army Band (patriotic)

July 12: Tizer (jazz fusion)

July 19: Lake Street Dive (jazz/soul)

July 26: Parker Millsap (Americana)

Aug. 2. The Brothers Landreth (Americana/Southern rock)

Aug. 9. The Fogcutters (funk/rock/Afro-Cuban/hip hop)

Aug. 16 J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound (Indie soul)

Aug. 23 Socks in the Frying Pan (Irish)

Aug. 30Amanda Shaw (American cajun)

Lincoln Park Free Concert Series

Jazz, R&B, top 40 and classic rock musicians are headed to Lincoln Park, Parkway Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue, York, this summer. Concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Thursdays from July 9 to Aug. 6, weather permitting. The lineup is to be announced. Visit for more information.

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