The 2024 Lowell Summer Music Series is our 34th year of presenting live music in beautiful, tree-lined Boarding House Park; located in the Lowell National Historical Park surrounded by the historic Boott Mills.
Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the show from the lawn. Our exclusive Premium Seating provides a chair in the first two rows right in front of the stage.
Boarding House Park is located at 40 French Street, Lowell, MA 01852.
In the event of inclement weather, some concerts may be moved indoors. In this event, we will update our website, social media feeds and email ticket buyers with information.
The Lowell Summer Music Series is presented by the nonprofit Lowell Festival Foundation. The series also presents "Free Fun For Kids", with music and shows on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
In The Event of Rain...
In the event of inclement weather, some concerts may be moved indoors to Durgin Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus, 35 Wilder Street, Lowell.
Free Fun For Kids events will move indoors to the Donahue Academic Arts Center, Middlesex Community College, 240 Central Street, Lowell.
In this event, we will update our website, social media feeds and email ticket buyers with information.
Mailing address: 67 Kirk Street, Lowell, MA 02152
In Person Box Office
If you wish to buy tickets in person, you may visit the box office located at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium at 50 East Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852
In Person: Monday - Friday: 10am - 4pm or email us at email@example.com
Directions & Map Links for Concerts
The Lowell Summer Music Series is presented outdoors at Boarding House Park on the corner of French and John Streets in Downtown Lowell, MA. The exact address is 40 French Street, Lowell, MA 01852. Click here to view map.
Parking for Boarding House Park
The 1,100-car Downes Parking Garage is on the opposite corner to Boarding House Park. It is located at 75 John Street, Lowell, MA 01852. The rates are set by the City Parking Department. Directions are available HERE.
There are 23 handicap parking spaces located near the garage elevators on each floor available at regular rates.
There are also on-street parking spaces, with meters active until 6PM. There is no charge for on-street handicap parking spaces.
A very limited number of VIP Parking spaces are available on the surface lot closest to the Boarding House Park entrance. Parking is sold in advance only and can be purchased on our website, by phone or at the box office. Go to “Buy Tickets” for the artist and VIP Parking info will appear on the ticketing page, if available. VIP Parking sells out quickly when shows go on sale. If the show moves indoors to Durgin Hall at UMass Lowell, all VIP Parking purchases will be automatically refunded the following week.
Boarding House Park is 2 blocks north of the Downtown Shuttle Bus Stop at Merrimack & John Street in the heart of downtown Lowell. Buses run to and from the Lowell Regional Transit Authority’s Gallagher Transportation Terminal where MBTA Commuter Rail trains connect with Boston. Please check schedules in advance.
Lowell Regional Transit Authority website is here.
MBTA Commuter Rail website is here.
Directions & Map Links for Concerts at Our Rain Location
Due to rain or excessive heat, some shows may move indoors. We will alert fans and ticket buyers in the event that a show will have to move indoors.
The indoor location in 2024 is Durgin Hall on the University of Massachusetts South Campus at 35 Wilder Street, Lowell 01854 which is 1.5 miles from Boarding House Park, but easy to find. Click here to see map.
From Boarding House Park (40 French St):
- Drive north away from downtown. French Street becomes Fr. Morissette Blvd as you pass the
Tsongas Arena on your right.
- Continue on Fr. Morissette Blvd as the road curves to the left and becomes Pawtucket Street near
the University Ave. Bridge.
- In 0.8 miles, take a left onto Wilder Street. There is a Shell Gas Station on the corner.
- Durgin Hall is located on your right at 35 Wilder Street.
- Free parking is on your left in the large surface parking lot at Broadway and Wilder Streets.
Parking for Durgin Hall:
For shows at Durgin Hall (UML Music Dept.), 35 Wilder St, a large surface parking lot is located across the street at 94 Wilder Street at Broadway Street. Parking is FREE. Directions are HERE. There are other nearby lots and a parking garage, if needed. There is no VIP
Parking at Durgin Hall.
Directions & Map Links for Free Fun For Kids Rain Location
Free Fun For Kids events move indoors to the Nancy & Richard Donahue Academic Arts Center, Middlesex Community College, 240 Central Street, Lowell 01852. Directions are available HERE.
Do not park in the surface lot behind the building. Park at the Edward Early Parking Garage at 135 Middlesex Street. Directions are HERE. If you park on an upper floor, your parking ticket can be validated at the event. If you park on the ground floor, you must pay in advance, so validation is not possible.