Face the Music

The Dayton area is abuzz with the sweet sounds of music wafting through the air at parks, patios, and amphitheaters. When you are in the mood for good vibes, visit these magnificent music scenes.

Fraze Pavilion
695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering
(937) 296-3300
Fraze Pavilion is southwestern Ohio’s premiere neighborhood outdoor entertainment venue for concerts, festivals, and special events. Since 1991, hundreds of performances have taken place on the Fraze Pavilion stage in the 4,300-seat amphitheater. 

Jazz on the Green
Every Wednesday evening during the summer months
Yankee Trace hosts local jazz musicians on the patio every Wednesday evening during the summer months. The combination of golf-course views, smooth music, and delicious food and drinks will keep you coming back. Reservations are recommended for this popular event: (937) 438-4653.

JD Legends
65 Millard Drive, Franklin
(937) 746-4950
The lively JD Legends entertainment complex features bowling, live music, sports bar, restaurant, sand volleyball, and the largest patio and tiki bar in Ohio. This venue is also a prime spot for company outings, team building, and family fun. 

Levitt Pavilion Dayton
134 S. Main St., Dayton
(937) 281-2144
Levitt Pavilion Dayton brings people of all ages and backgrounds together to experience free high-caliber concerts and celebrate a shared sense of community. You can hear all types of genres of music at the Levitt Pavilion without having to invest in an expensive ticket.

Riverfront Park
3 N. Miami Ave., Miamisburg
(937) 866-4532
Riverfront Park is host to many area events, such as concerts and carnivals, and covers seven acres of green space along the Great Miami River. Enjoy free music every Sunday evening in the summer. 

RiverScape MetroPark 
E. Monument Ave., Downtown Dayton
(937) 275-PARK (7275) 
Beautifully landscaped gardens, flowering pots, hanging baskets, and reflecting pools on the banks of the Great Miami River offer a place for those who live, work, and play downtown to connect to nature. The park hosts a full range of year-round activities from summer concerts to ice skating, recreation programs, and large community festivals. 

Springboro Free Concerts in the Park
North Park Amphitheater
Enjoy the sights and sounds of summer during free Tuesday- and Friday-night concerts in North Park Amphitheater in Springboro. Look for local food trucks on Friday nights.
The Stuart & Mimi Rose Music Center
6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights
(937) 610-0288
The Stuart & Mimi Rose Music Center at The Heights is a 4,200-seat, fully covered, outdoor amphitheater located in The Heights development of Huber Heights. The Heights is a destination retail, dining, and entertainment district. 

Stubbs Park
255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville
(937) 428-4782
Leonard E. Stubbs Memorial Park and Centerville Community Amphitheater provides numerous amenities to the public, including state-of-the-art playground equipment, basketball and tennis courts, and an inline skating rink. Free concerts take place on the Stubbs Park Amphitheater stage all summer long.