Live Music

The live music scene in Hershey Harrisburg is eclectic, electric, and exciting, from Hershey concerts in an outdoor stadium or intimate live music venues in Harrisburg. Our sound can be loud or laid back, depending on where you choose to jam along. We bring in the bold headliners, showcase phenomenal regional bands, and host local singer-songwriters.

Live Music HU Presents

Hershey Concerts at Hersheypark Stadium

Rock out under the stars at Hersheypark® Stadium,the sweetest outdoor concert venue between Philly and Pittsburgh. Hershey’s shows are a mix of country headliners, classic rock legends, and pitch-perfect pop stars. Fans love to tailgate in the fields across the street, blaring their favorite songs before their idol takes the stage.

2024 highlights include Morgan Wallen (5.7), Stevie Nicks (6.15), Hootie & the Blowfish (6.28), Justin Timberlake (7.4.), Janet Jackson (7.6), Outlaw Music Festival - Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Alison Krauss (7.7), Foo Fighters (7.23), New Kids on the Block (8.3), Creed (8.23) and P!NK (10.1).  


Stadium Concerts

Hershey Concerts at Giant Center

Hershey’s indoor Giant CenterSM is an essential stop-over for the music industry’s hottest touring musicians and acts, as well as professional ice shows, comedians, sporting events, and performances. Located next door to Hersheypark and the Stadium, you’ll find lots of fans heading to Hersheypark during the day before enjoying a show at night.

2024 Highlights: Blake Shelton (2.22), Lauren Daigle (3.14), Alabama (4.27), Kidz Bop (8.4)

Harrisburg University Presents: Summer Concert Series

Harrisburg's Riverfront Park becomes a musical wonderland through the summer. Jam sessions are better with a Susquehanna River breeze blowing through the summer air!

2024 Lineup: Jenny Lewis (6.21), Fleet Foxes (6.23), Black Pumas (7.25), and Orville Peck (July 28).

HU's got indoor jams too!  XL Live in Harrisburg rocks a long list of high energy acts all year long. Find the complete lineup of shows HERE.

Hollywood Outdoor Concert Series

The Penn Heroes Stage at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course always features a full lineup of summer concerts. Every seat feels close to the action as concert-goers take in the sounds. 

2024 highlights include: Bush w/Daughtry and Our Lady Peace (6.1), Warrant w/Lita Ford (6.7), Rick Springfield & Richard Marx (6.15), Sam Hunt (8.10), Brett Young (8.24), Bret Michaels Parti-Gras 2.0 (9.14) and more!

The entertainment complex features casino games, live horse racing, indoor live music, plus fine and casual dining. Sounds like a date night! 


Live Music at wineries

Wineries with Live Music

Slow things down a bit with a glass of vino and some ambient music. For laidback vibes, our vineyards make perfect summertime entertainment venues. The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey hosts live music every weekend during the summer on their deck overlooking their scenic rows of grapes. There's something about the open-air lawn parties at Cassel Vineyards of Hershey, pairing a picnic with wine and a band makes you want to get up and dance. At Spring Gate Vineyard, there's always a themed weekend with drink specials, a lineup of musicians, and fantastic food trucks.

Concerts in Harrisburg

Be spontaneous and catch an up-and-coming group or classic rock cover band at one of Harrisburg's hip indoor venues, where every seat is a good seat! The intimate Sunoco Performance Theater at the Whitaker Center for Science & The Arts features a year-round lineup of entertainment.

Go "lakeside" with a series of family-friendly outdoor concerts at the HYP Italian Lake Concert Series. (2024 dates TBD.)

Immerse yourself in the diverse music sets at Dauphin County's CulturalFest (August) and groove to the cool sounds at the Jazz & Wine Festival at Fort Hunter Park (September.)

More Music

Check our Calendar of Events below to see the latest schedule for upcoming shows and events. From fairs and festivals to corner coffee shops and back to the biggest stages, there is always music in the Hershey Harrisburg Region!

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