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Summer Forest Concerts

Guests sitting in the woods amongst lights at night for a concert

Unwind under the trees with live music in the North Forest! 

Spend your Saturday evenings enjoying live music at Crystal Bridges with the return of our Summer Forest Concerts!

Set outdoors in the museum’s beautiful North Forest, this family-friendly concert series features national and local artists surrounded by art and nature. Grab your lawn chair or blanket, kick back with friends, and enjoy live music under the trees all summer long. A food truck and cash bar will be available throughout the night, as well as kid-friendly artmaking activities.

Tickets start at $20

(Discounts available for members and SNAP participants, Free for youth ages 18/under)
Reserve your spot online or by calling Guest Services at (479) 657-2335.

See the 2023 Concert Lineup

*Please Note: Though tickets for youth ages 18 and under are free, a ticket is required for entry. Reserve these tickets online or with Guest Services.

Call the Inclement Weather line for cancellation information: (479) 657-2488.


Sponsored by 

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Summer Forest Concerts are presented on the Coca-Cola Stage.

2023 Concert Lineup 

What to Expect 

  • Shuttles: Shuttle service is available to all who need it, beginning at 6 p.m.
  • Accessibility: Strollers and personal mobility devices are welcome.
  • B.Y.O.C.: Bring your own chair! Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged.
  • Dog-friendly Venue: Dogs on a leash are allowed. Dog owners are asked to clean up after their dogs and keep them under control at all times.
  • No Outside Food: Please leave outside food and coolers at home. Food trucks and a cash bar will be available throughout the night at each concert.
  • Weather Plans: Worried about the weather? If weather-related issues arise, a decision to cancel a concert will be made by 3 p.m. the day of the event and will be emailed to ticketholders, posted on our website and social media, and will be available on the museum’s Inclement Weather Line at (479) 657-2488. Ticketholders will be issued an automatic refund for any canceled concerts.