Madison always plays host to a bevy of live music, but during the summer the city’s music scene really heats up.

With the warm weather comes ample opportunity to enjoy music in the grassy shadow of the state capitol or alongside the lakes. Though there are still plenty of chances to catch your favorite band inside a theater take advantage of the summer months and the warmth it brings to take your music outside.

Here’s a list of some summer concert series and events by day of the week:

Mondays

Concerts at Warner Park

6 to 7:30 p.m. June 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23; Warner Park, 1625 Northport Drive; nescoinc.org.; free.

Concerts at McKee

7 p.m. June 18, July 16, Aug. 20; McKee Farms Park, 2930 Chapel Valley Road, Fitchburg; facebook.com/concertsatmckee; free.

Tuesdays

Your Ian’s Open Mic Night

6-8 p.m. through Sept. 28; The Forum, 100 Block of N. Carroll Street; summerinyourcity.com;free.

Your Lunchtime Live

Noon on Tuesdays June 5 to August 28; North Hamilton Street walkway on Capitol Square; visitdowntownmadison.com/events; free.

Summer Concert Series

7 p.m. every Tuesday starting June 19 through August 14; Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave.; olbrich.org; $2 suggested donation.

Oregon Community Band

7 p.m. June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3; Waterman Triangle Park, 101 Janesville St., Oregon; oregoncommunityband.org; free.

Wednesdays

Jazz at 5

4 p.m. to 8 p.m every Wednesday in August; 100 State St.; jazzatfive.org; free.

Central Park Sessions

5 p.m. Aug. 1, 8, 15; McPike Park (Central Park), 202 S. Ingersoll St.; facebook.com/cpsessions; free.

Terrace After Dark Open Mic Night

8 p.m. to 11 p.m. May 30 through Sept. 5; Memorial Union Terrace, 800 Langdon St.; union.wisc.edu; free.

Thursdays

Live and Local Concert Series

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. May 31, June 7, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 16, 23, 30, Sept. 6, 20, 27; Lisa Link Peace Park, 452 State St; summerinyourcity.com; free.

Concerts on the Rooftop

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 14, 28, July 5, 12, 19; Monona Terrace Rooftop, 1 John Nolen Dr.; mononaterrace.com; free ticket required available online.

Waunakee Community Band

7 p.m. May 31, June 14, 28, July 12, 26; Village Park Gazebo, 410 E. Main St., Waunakee; waunakeeband.org; free.

Capitol City Band

7 p.m. Thursdays June 14 through August; Rennebohm Park, 115 N. Eau Claire Ave., mmqccb.org; free.

Verona Concerts in the Park

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 5, 12, 19, 26; Harriet Park, 151 Mary Lou St., Verona; ci.verona.wi.us; free.

Central Park Sessions

5 p.m. August 2, 9, 16; McPike Park (Central Park), 202 S. Ingersoll St; facebook.com/cpsessions; free.

Fridays

Brewgrass Fridays

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays June 1 through Aug. 31; The Edgewater, 1001 Wisconsin Place; theedgewater.com; free.

Live Music in the Backyard

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 28; Wisconsin Brewing Company, 1079 American Way

Verona; wisconsinbrewingcompany.com; free.

Dane Dances

5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Monona Terrace Rooftop, 1 John Nolen Dr.; danedances.org; free.

Saturdays

Fresco Opera Theatre Garage Opera — “Cinderella” (Kardashian style)

2 p.m. June 2: 21 La Crescenta Circle, Madison

2 p.m. June 16: 2110 Vilas Ave.

2 p.m. June 23: 306 S. First Street, Mount Horeb

2 p.m. June 24: 21 Shea Court, Madison

Frescooperatheatre.com; free.

Sundays

Summer Sundays in the Garden

5 p.m. June 24, July 8, July 22, August 5, Sept. 2, 16; Allen Centennial Garden, 620 Babcock Dr.; allencentennialgarden.org; free.

Varying days

History of Hip Hop

11 a.m. to noon May 25; The Grove at 10 State St.; summerinyourcity.com; free.

Sun Prairie Concerts in the Park

6 p.m. (family activities 5 to 6 p.m.) June 29, July 17, Aug. 14; Wemore Park, 575 North St., Sun Prairie; cityofsunprairie.com; free.

Monona Concerts in the Park

6:30 p.m. June 18, July 9, 31, Aug. 14; Winnequah Park, 5301 Healy Lane, Monona; mymonona.com; free.

Single Day Events

Sun Prairie Community Band Concert

4 p.m. June 3; Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School, 220 Kroncke Dr., Sun Prairie; spacb.org; free.

Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps

4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 21; Breese Stevens Field, 917 E. Mifflin St.; free.

Gilda’s Big Dance — Celebrating 10 Years of Cancer Support

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 14; The Edgewater, 1001 Wisconsin Place; theedgewater.com; free.

Make Music Madison

7 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 21; venues all over Madison, check the website for details; makemusicmadison.org; free.

Beat-Making Workshop

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. July 9; 300 State St.; summerinyourcity.com; free.

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