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Summer in Columbia means great summer concerts! Below is information on each of our annual summer concert series:

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(Photo courtesy of The Blue Note)

9th Street Summerfests with The Blue Note
“Join us outside on 9th Street! For those of you new to these incredible shows: We close down the block of 9th Street between Broadway and Walnut. Entry gate is at the north end on the corner of 9th and Walnut. Beverages will be served both outside and inside!”

Upcoming concerts:

  • 6/26 – Randy Houser, Adam Craig, Brian Bax Band; tickets $25; 7 PM
  • 7/30 – Cracker, Wanda Jackson; free; 7 PM
  • 9/5 – Cole Swindell; tickets $20; 7 PM
  • 10/8 – Foster the People; tickets $30; 8 PM

Shelter Gardens Concert Series
“Each summer, the Sunday evening shows typically draw crowds of 1,000 or more music lovers to the Shelter Insurance Gardens, where well-groomed, colorful flora offset a cedar concert gazebo. Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m., Sundays, in the Shelter Gardens at the northwest corner of Shelter’s home office grounds, 1817 W. Broadway in Columbia, Missouri. The concerts are free and open to the public. Those attending concerts should bring blankets or lawn chairs.”

Upcoming concerts:

  • 6/29 – Missouri Symphony Orchestra with Maestro Kirk Trevor
  • 7/13 – Norm Ruebling Band
  • 7/20 – Ironweed/Swampweed
  • 7/27 – Lisa Rose with Hot House and Margaret Bianchetta

Missouri Symphony Society’s Hot Summer Nights
The largest Classical and Pops summer festival in the Heartland. All performances are at the Missouri Theatre unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming concerts:

  • 6/25 – Family – Music & Science; $5-25; 6:30 PM
  • 6/27 – Pops: Ben E. King; $12.50-32; 7:30 PM
  • 6/29 – Love Notes, Casual Classics; $5-10; 2:30 PM
  •  6/29 – Community Concert (at Shelter Gardens); free; 7 PM
  • 7/2 – Patriotic Pops; tickets $12-15; 7:30 PM
  • 7/6 – Masterworks: Grand Opera Matinee; $11.50-28
  • 7/7 – Chamber Recital (at Broadway Christian Church); $5-10; 7 PM
  • 7/9 – Family – The Color of Music; $5-25; 6:30 PM
  • 7/11 – Pops – Elvis at the Symphony; $12.50-32; 7:30 PM
  • 7/12 – Masterworks: Orchestral Fireworks; $11.50-28; 7:30 PM

 Other great places to catch live music in Columbia:

 

 

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