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Trade Your Playlist for the Real Deal


Summer means warmer weather, sunshine, and late nights out singing along to your favorite concert artists or newly discovered band! There’s no excitement quite like marking your calendar and watching the days wind down until the day. Don’t miss a minute of the jam packed Upstate New York concert season lineup.

Whether you’re looking for big or small, country or pop, Upstate New York has so much to offer. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the best summer concerts of 2018 and make them part of your road trip! Check out any of these premier venues along the way:

Top-notch performers and sold out shows prove CMAC has a lot to offer. Covered seating for 5,000 and lawn seating for 10,000 make CMAC one of the destination venues in Upstate New York State. Coming up next:

Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds - June 26 at 7:30pm

Keith Urban - July 8 at 7:30pm

The Beach Boys - August 6 at 8:00pm

An intimate venue, Anthology, located in Rochester, knows all about location, location, location. Featuring unique and upcoming artists, you’ll always find something new here. Coming up next:

Phony People - June 22 at 7:45pm

Ghost-Note w/ Mononeon - June 28 at 7:45pm

Jazz Phish - June 29 at 7:45pm

Experience the best two-for-one special at Darien Lake Summer Concerts Series! Each ticket purchased for a concert at the Amphitheater will include complimentary same day admission into Darien Lake Theme Park. Make a day of it riding roller coasters and when the sun goes down enjoy the summer music. Coming up next:

Zac Brown Band - June 24 at 7:00pm

Kesha & Macklemore - July 22 at 7:00pm

Chicago & REO Speedwagon - August 7 at 7:30pm

If you’re looking for a venue offering something unlike any other, check out the Chautauqua Institute Amphitheatre. Between touring bands, soloist, acapella or instrumental, there is something for everyone. Coming up next:

Voctave: The Corner of Broadway and Main Street - June 29 at 8:15pm

Gin Blossoms - July 27 at 8:15pm

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - August 25 8:15pm

Free on a Friday near Geneseo? We’ve got you covered with the Geneseo Summer Concert Series. Every Friday through August 31st from 7-9pm enjoy this relaxing community event now in its 10th season as it welcomes various performing styles to the stage. Coming up next:

The Ghost Riders - June 29 at 7:00pm

The Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra - July 27 at 7:00pm

Genesee Johnny - August 17 at 7:00pm

Don’t forget about all the fabulous music festivals scattered along your road trip. Get a break from the car, enjoy live music, and indulge in a sweet treat:

Ellicottville Rock n’ Roll Weekend - September 14-September 16

Make the New York State summer concert lineup part of your next road trip adventure. Experience new venues and a blend of artists featuring top hits and homegrown classics. Why settle for a playlist when performances are just a ticket purchase away!