Check Out the Lineup for the Best San Antonio Summer Shows

Summer in San Antonio is heating up, but we’re not talking about the temperature. No, we’re talking about the hottest lineup of live performance groups to see this season! Whether you enjoy live music, theater, or catching a laugh, there’s a show for you. Let’s check out all the best performances to add to your list of things to do this summer.


Our Favorite Local Summer Performance Groups

We’re spotlighting some of our favorite performance groups in San Antonio that deserve a standing ovation.


Musical Bridges Around the World

MBAW is a non-profit performance arts group that aims to celebrate our shared humanity by providing access to global arts for all. They have a lively summer lineup of jazz, mariachi, and more at locations across the city — from the Roosevelt Library to San Fernando Cathedral.


Youth Orchestras of San Antonio (YOSA)

YOSA Youth Orchestra of San Antonio

YOSA is the premier orchestral experience for youth in San Antonio, providing the opportunity for kids to play music together, learn in summer camps, and engage the city in live performances. YOSA is kicking off the summer season with upcoming shows at the Tobin Center, including: 


SOLI Chamber Ensemble

Macrocosm SOLI Chamber Ensemble at SABOT

For over thirty years, SOLI has entertained listeners with 20th—and 21st-century contemporary chamber music. Their award-winning performances can’t be missed! This summer, they are partnering with the San Antonio Botanical Garden for a cosmic-inspired garden performance.


The Classic Theatre of San Antonio

Three woman acting with a retro background

The Classic Theatre is a local non-profit theater troupe that produces five stellar shows in San Antonio every year. Their summer production of The Boys in the Band takes place in 1960s New York City and explores the complexities of gay identity and long-held secrets.


Other Big Shows Coming to San Antonio This Summer

Frost Bank Center

Frost Bank Center

The Frost Bank Center is home to the San Antonio Spurs and also some amazing summer headliners.


Tobin Center for Performing Arts

Tobin Center

The Tobin Center hosts YOSA performances, but they have many more shows planned for this summer, too.


Majestic & Empire Theatres

The Majestic & Empire Theatres are the anchors of San Antonio’s downtown theater district. Here are some of the most anticipated summer performances.


Magik Theatre

The Magik Theatre is San Antonio’s showhouse for kids. And they have a really big production planned this summer!