Experience live outdoor music at these Greenville-area favorites


NOMA Square North Main Street, Greenville

Located on North Main Street, directly across from the Downtown Hyatt, this public outdoor plaza is a popular gathering spot for special events and a favorite spot for some of the best live and local bands.

DON’T MISS: Experience great local music live every Thursday and Friday at these two weekly events downtown. As the biggest fundraiser for the Metropolitan Arts Council, the Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive presented by Clemson MBA takes place every Thursday through August 25. In June, this series kicks off with Simple Syrup on June 2. The Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays Presented by Pepsi runs weekly until September 23rd. In June, this series kicks off with Iliana Rose Cuban Jazz Band. Admission to both events is free. For more information: For a schedule and more information, visit www.greenvillesc.gov

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Trailblazer Park Amphitheater

Located in Travelers Rest, Trailblazer Park is recognized as one of the best outdoor music venues in the state. The park has an outdoor amphitheater for live music events and an indoor pavilion for ongoing special events like the Travelers Rest Farmers Market. The amphitheater is large enough to accommodate up to 1,500 people. Although there is plenty of parking, you can also access the park via the Swamp Rabbit Trail.

A band performs in the Trailblazer Park Amphitheater at Travelers Rest.

DON’T MISS: Enjoy free live music under the stars at the Music in the Park concert series held every Saturday night until September 3, 2022. In June, the fun begins with Little Lesley & the Bloodshots June 4. beer and wine are available at 6 p.m. Concerts start at 7 p.m. Bring your blanket, cooler, and tailgating chairs and enjoy the show. For more information: For a schedule and more information, visit www.travelersrestsc.com/music-in-the-park-concert-series

CCNB Amphitheater at Heritage Park

Located in Simpsonville, this outdoor concert venue has featured artists such as Willie Nelson, Post Malone, Paul Simon, Mumford & Sons and Counting Crows. Reserved seating is available in front of the stage, or you can bring your chair and find a spot on the lawn. There are a number of food and drink options and ample parking.

Celebrate Simpsonville at the CCNB Amphitheater in Heritage Park.

DON’T MISS: The June concert lineup includes The Brad Paisley Band on June 10, Cody Johnson & Friends on June 18, and the Family Reunion Festival on June 25 with Hank Williams Jr., Sammy Kershaw and The Cadillac Three. Also, don’t miss the Summer Musical Series and Food Truck Rodeo. Presented every Thursday in June by the City of Simpsonville and the Simpsonville Arts Foundation, this free musical series spotlights local and regional bands and some of the best food trucks upstate. The event begins weekly at 6 p.m. On June 4, check out the Free Bird: Ultimate Lynyrd Skynyrd Experience band. For more information: For a schedule and more information, visit www.ccnbamphitheatre.com and for the free summer concert series, visit www.svillesummerseries.com

Auberge de la Fontaine du Parc du Commerce

Located in the downtown Fountain Inn on Depot Street, Commerce Park draws summer crowds for outdoor events and live music.

The Jake Bartley Band performs at Fountain Inn Commerce Park.

DON’T MISS: The Sounds of Summer music series features local musicians every Friday from 6-9 p.m. This free, family-friendly event kicks off on the Commerce Park stage with the sounds of Jaguar 4 on June 3. more info visit www.fountaininn.org

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