This summer is the 11th anniversary of Bluesdays. This popular and free outdoor concert series at The Village at Squaw Valley features acclaimed blues musicians, great grab-and-go food offerings from Village restaurants, and a blues bar with beer, wine and spirits available in the Events Plaza. During the summer Bluesdays series, get discounted High Camp Experience packages, food and drink specials, and lodging sales every Tuesday. Info: every Tuesday from June 11 to Sept. 3, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Music in the Mountains
This summer mountain concert series kicks off in June. Stop by for good food, good music and good times, every Tuesday, all summer long. Whether you are looking for a dinner-and-show experience or bringing out the blankets and low-back lawn chairs, enjoy live music under a summer night sky. Info: Free, family-friendly, and open to all from 5:30 to 7:30pm in Nevada City.


2019 Music in the Park Summer Series
Join-in every Wednesday this summer for a community gathering with great music in the amphitheater located at Truckee Regional Park. Concerts include Dead Winter Carpenters, The Stone Foxes, Lost Whiskey Engine, and more. All concerts start at 6:30 and go until 8:30, June 19 to Aug. 28. Info: free; tdrpd.org


Truckee Thursdays
This feel-good event beckons the community to enjoy some exuberant downtown summertime energy. Offering a stage with live music, a food court with an eclectic selection of eats, children’s activities, a beer garden, and a wide variety of artisan vendors, it’s no wonder this lively weekly event is on both locals’ and visitors’ must-do list. Info: June 13 to Aug. 29, 5 to 8:30 p.m.


Music on the Beach
Start your summer weekends off right by listening and dancing to free live music performances featuring a variety of genres on the beautiful North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Concerts take place at Kings Beach State Recreation Area. North Tahoe Business Association will be serving beer made with pure Lake Tahoe water from Alibi Ale Works, a local craft brewery, in addition to red and white wine from kegs, and soda. Local food vendors will have food available for purchase from 6 to 9 p.m. No outside alcohol or pets are permitted. Info: 6 to 8:30 p.m.


Concerts at Commons Beach
From bluegrass and southern rock to afro-samba-funk and alternative rock, get ready for an incredible 12-week concert series at Commons Beach in Tahoe City. The series starts with Achilles Wheel, a northern California roots and rock band. Other bands throughout the summer include Poor Man’s Whiskey, Hot Buttered Rum, and Midtown Social. Info: 4 to 7 p.m.