Bucks County is the perfect backdrop for the summer season! With all the art and culture our historic towns have to offer, there are many beautiful sights and sounds to hear during the warm months!
1. Bristol Riverside Theatre
After having success from the first annual William Penn Bank Summer Music Fest, the event is taking place again this year throughout the months of July to September. The amphitheater will be displaying musical performances of The Commodores (July 15), Classic Broadway (August 18-28), 70s Flashback (August 26), and more!
2. The Note at New Hope Winery
What could be better than drinking delicious and local wine to live music? Come enjoy the tunes of cover/tribute bands featuring TUSK: Tribute to Fleetwood Mac (July 8-9), Ledbetters: The Ultimate Pearl Jam Tribute (August 20), Journeyman, A Tribute to Eric Clapton (September 9), and more!
3. Peddler’s Village
Starting July 9, enjoy live bluegrass & country music with family activities during every weekend in July during Bluegrass & Blueberries. Listen to bluegrass and country music on the lawn, while enjoying delicious blueberry-themed treats!
4. Sellersville Theater
Sellersville Theater features live music and comedy acts year-round in their historic venue. Enjoy a pre-show dinner and an overnight stay at The Washington House next door. Some notable acts include Live At The Fillmore: The Definitive Tribute To The Original Allman Brothers Band (July 2), The Machine Performs Pink Floyd Acoustic (July 6), and Get the Led Out (September 1-3).
5. Bowman’s Tavern
This local eatery offers live music every evening! Enjoy dinner with a creative cocktail, while listening to their many entertainers, including jazz trios, piano acts, and live singers. The scheduled lineup of artists is posted weekly on their website.
6. Bishop Estate Vineyard & Winery
This family owned and operated winery offers wine tastings everyday and live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the warmer months. You can sit down and relax with a glass of wine, while sitting outside around fire pits and Adirondack chairs to create the ideal summer setting.
7. Bucks County Playhouse
Three musicals hit the stage this summer at the well-known Bucks County Playhouse! Come and enjoy the entertaining acts of Kinky Boots (June 24-July 30), Alien 8 (August 4-6), and Dames at Sea (August 12-September 11).
8. River House at Odette’s
Once the site that bore Odette Myrtil’s boisterous cabaret, the new hotel’s bar, Odette’s, has live entertainment everyday. Catch performances from local musicians on the overlook and lounge area at night, open mic nights with Bob Egan on Saturdays and brunch on Sundays.
9. Shady Brook Farm
Enjoy Rose Bank Winery wines, specialty cocktails, craft beer, food, and children activities at Shady Brook Farm’s Summer unWINEd Concerts, a weekly series occurring every Friday night until September 3. Don’t miss their special concerts featuring fireworks on July 2 and September 3!
10. Vault Brewing Co.
Offering an atmosphere comparable to the speakeasies of Philadelphia, Vault Brewing is not your average brewery. Try one of their unique gastro-pub dishes and craft beers (brewed on-site) while listening to live music.
11. Aldie Mansion
Now until September, escape to the beautiful gardens of Aldie Mansion at Heritage Conservancy’s Concerts in the Garden. Bring your own picnic and dine outside while listening to music performed by local artists.
12. Crossing Vineyards & Winery
This beautiful winery is home to the Summer Wine & Music Series. Every Friday night at 7pm, bring a lawn chair to enjoy wine, beer, and Crossing “Crushies”. Light bites will also be available for purchase. Some nights include Danny V's 52nd Street Band: a Billy Joel Tribute Band (August 12), The Gumbo Gumbas: New Orleans Jazz and Zydeco (August 26) and The Beat Tells - Beatles Tribute Band (September 9).
13. Xcite Center at Parx Casino
Parx always has something fun and exciting to see and do! Cool off from the heat in the casino’s Xcite Center and see shows such as The Psychedelic Furs (July 26), Aaron Lewis & The Stateliners (July 29-30), and Deon Cole (August 5).
14. Penn Community Bank Amphitheater
From June through August, this outdoor venue space is the perfect spot to bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a wide variety of performances under the stars! Come out to see Beatlemania Now - a Beatles Tribute Band, (July 13), Philadelphia Freedom - A Tribute to Elton John (July 29), Sail On - The Beach Boys Tribute (August 3), and more!
15. Music on Main
Enjoy some family-friendly live music outdoors at Buttonwood Plaza off main street. These free concerts are held every Saturday evening, weather permitting!
16. Perkasie’s Summer Concert Series
Come and see the borough’s new amphitheater in Lenape Park where the concert series will be held! In July, there is a show every Wednesday and Friday evening and in August, there is just a show every Wednesday evening. Come enjoy The Other Brothers - 5 piece classical rock (July 20), The Quakertown Band (July 27), Rootsetters - reggae (July 29), and more!
17. Univest Performance Center
The Sounds of Summer Concert Series supports the Borough of Quakertown’s revitalization efforts by bringing not only the community together, but bringing people from all over as well. Highlights include Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (July 7), Scotty McCreery (July 8), and The Hooters (August 26).