10 Outdoor Speakers for Great Backyard Tunes
What could make your backyard even better? Music! Add some amazing audio to your relaxing staycation spaces with these 10 outdoor speakers.
Terra Cotta/Granite PlanterSpeaker
Seamlessly blend your outdoor music into your patio design with these beautifully disguised speakers that double as planters. They are made with UV-rated polyethylene and feature a lower reflector for 360-degree sound. Fill them with seasonal flowers and your guests will wonder where that wonderful music is coming from! Various sizes available, starting at about $540 a pair.
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Bose SoundLink Revolve+
The cylinder shape of this indoor/outdoor speaker provides 360 degrees of equal sound quality in every setting. It features a sleek handle and weighs just 2 pounds, making it easily portable. And the battery’s 16 hours of playtime will last through any backyard get-together. Available in black and gray for about $300 each.
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Boston Acoustics SoundWare
The modern cube shape of the SoundWare speakers is both discrete and attractive, so whether you place them indoors on a side table or mount them outdoors on your deck, they’ll blend into the space while providing high-quality sound. SoundWare speakers are about $99 each.
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Ion Audio Solar Stone
This speaker is equipped with a solar panel along the top that automatically charges the battery all day long. It features a 6-in. speaker and amplifier for handling loud music during any occasion, and its rocklike shape blends in beautifully with any backyard landscape. About $129 each.
This sleek-looking, portable speaker is made for indoor and outdoor use, as it’s completely waterproof, shockproof and can handle wind and dust. You can also connect two Style-S speakers in your backyard—mount one on your storage shed and place another on your deck—for all-around music. Get a Style-S speaker for about $140.
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Polk Atrium Sat30
These versatile outdoor speakers can be mounted on a wall, staked in the ground or hung from an awning or pergola like a pendant fixture. With a mineral-filled polypropylene housing, aluminum grille and stainless steel hardware, the Atrium Sat30 speakers can stay outside year-round without worry. And for such a compact speaker, it features amazing bass performance. About $180 each.
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This natural-sound speaker pair is perfect for mounting on exterior walls in your backyard—and the paintable grille and cabinet on each make them easy to blend in with whatever color wall you place them on. About $200 a pair.
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Fugoo Tough XL
This portable outdoor speaker is, as its name suggests, extremely tough. It features an impressive 35 hours of battery life and eight acoustic drivers for amazing sound. Plus, the polymer jacket, aluminum plating and stainless steal grills provide for a waterproof, dustproof, extremely durable device. The Fugoo Tough XL retails for about $250.
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Another master of disguise, this Piermont speaker is also a planter. It boasts a modern slatted teak design with plenty of room for beautiful plants. A pair of these three-way speakers provides flawless music for up to 1,000 sq. ft. A little on the pricier side, these double-duty speakers retail for about $5,995.
Klipsch Rock Speaker
These rock-shape outdoor speakers are made with UV-resistant, mechanically reinforced fiberglass to withstand any weather or harsh outdoor elements. These speakers are made for smaller spaces, featuring a Tractrix horn designed for high efficiency and low distortion. Contact Klipsch for pricing.
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