Looking for some fresh air and local beats this summer? Tulsa has a plethora of outdoor music options to get your hips swaying. Although many plans remain tentative, Tulsa’s outdoor music scene is re-emerging.
Plaza del Sol
A favorite local spot at 9999 S. Mingo Road, Plaza del Sol has something for the whole family. With shopping, dining and live music Monday through Saturday night on the Ridge Grill’s patio, you’ll definitely want to check it out. See who’s playing and book your patio table by calling 918-994-4888 or visit ridgegrill.com.
The Yard Bar
Located at 1924 Riverside Drive, the Yard Bar offers live outdoor music with a view several nights during the summer, including July 10 and 11 with Tulsa Little Jam. More dates are being set as the summer continues. Stay in the know by visiting their website.
Gathering Place’s signature events are back in full swing for 2021 after a yearlong hiatus. That means live music will be back on the Great Lawn this summer. On July 17, the park kicks off its concert series, followed by La Fiesta de Tulsa on July 24. At 10 a.m. every Friday through July, Hot Toast Music Co. performs. The park is located at 2650 S. John Williams Way East. Visit gatheringplace.org for more information.
Found in the heart of downtown Tulsa’s Art District at 111 E. Reconciliation Way, Guthrie Green is a community park for all to enjoy. In addition to fitness classes and community events, the park is set to host various local artists this summer. On July 2, Mark Gibson and Steve Liddell will perform. The Starlight Band Series will be every Tuesday evening in July. Find more details, dates and times at guthriegreen.com/events-calendar.
After Five Every second Thursday through Oct. 14, Kendall Whittier Main Street welcomes visitors to its outdoor entertainment series Kendall Whittier After Five. Live music, a pop-up park, special activities and more make this monthly event popular for those visiting the district at the intersection of South Lewis Avenue and Admiral Boulevard. Many of the area stores remain open longer with special shopping incentives. On July 8, it’s kids night. More information is available at visitkendallwhittier.com/afterfive.