Outdoor Concerts

Outdoor Concerts at Friendship Botanic Gardens

Friendship Botanic Gardens is a beautiful and unique setting for outdoor concerts! Each year we host several live music events. Some of the events are specific outdoor concerts, while others have a different focus but still have live music in the background. See the live music events below. You can also find more information about each event on our Calendar of Events.

Taste and Tribute - Concert with Johnny V: July 13th 5pm-9pm - Live outdoor concert with music by local artist Johnny V. Click here for more information.

Gatsby in the Gardens: July 28th 6pm-9pm - A themed event taking you back into the 1920's and 1930's. There will be many different kinds of themed entertainment, including live jazz. Advanced purchase recommended. Click here for more information.

Lyric in the Gardens: August 5th 4pm-6pm - Performances previewing the upcoming Chicago Lyric Opera season! Click here for more information.

Bacchus & Beer Fest: August 18th 5pm-9pm - Local breweries and wineries will be on hand while people can enjoy live music by Danny Moore. Advanced purchase is recommended. Click here for more information.