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About Summer Music Weekends

  • Rock City's Summer Music Weekends
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  • Rock City's Summer Music Weekends
  • Rock City Raptors Birds of Prey show at Summer Music Weekends
  • Rock City's Summer Music Weekends

Rock City's Summer Music Festival

Enjoy some of the best toe-tapping old time blue grass and a mix of modern and folk country music combined with a Seven States View during Summer Music Weekends... featuring the music of Matt Downer-Old Time Traveler, Highbeams, Amber Carrington, Ben Durham and AM Radio. Come enjoy a summer day at Rock City Gardens, enjoy a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade, plan to dine at Cafe 7 - serving southern cuisine with a modern twist AND check out the Rock City Raptors Birds of Prey shows in the Critter Classroom.

This year's Summer Music Weekends festival features even more bands and activities for you to enjoy, so be sure to get in on all the fun!

Hours and Pricing

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

8:30am – 7:00pm
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays plus the week of July 4th (June 30 - July 9)


  Adult Child (ages 3-12)
Summer Music Weekends Premiere Event Pricing $22.95 $12.95
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*Most event activities included with admission

Festival Activities

Festival Activities

What to Do: 

Summer Music Weekends now includes even more fun activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Event activities are held on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

  • Enjoy the toe-tapping sounds of a bygone Appalachian era by Matt Downer, the Old Time Traveler. 
  • Daily performances from up and coming bluegrass, country, and folk music artists including Amber Carrington and Highbeams. 
  • Birds of Prey Raptor Shows will make your heart soar to new heights. 
  • Kids enjoy creating their own Fire-Fly jars that glow in the dark. 
  • Dine with the best view at Cafe 7. 

2017 Summer Concerts

2017 Summer Concerts

This year's Summer Music Weekends concert line-up has expanded to include exciting, toe-tapping country and bluegrass acts!

Concerts held on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. See below for specific performer dates.

Artist Information Coming Soon

What's Bloomin'

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What's Bloomin'

In the summer, check out all of our summer annuals blooming all summer long. We also have Becky Shasta Daisies, Limelight Hydrangeas, Deep Rose Sunpatiens, Petunias, Black-Eyed Susans, and Purple Heart plants blooming in our gardens. 

Partners & Sponsors

Community Partner

Rock City is proud to support the Lula Lake Land Trust during our Summer Music Weekends series. 

Lula Lake Land Trust preserves natural and historic landscapes through conservation, education, and low impact recreation. The Lula Lake Land Trust seeks to create a network of conservation properties within the watershed that will ensure protection and enhancement of local water quality, protect areas which maintain contiguous forest cover and scenic views, provide opportunities for research and education programs and designate areas suitable for public access, use and enjoyment.