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Summer Concerts

Summer Concert Series

LOCATION:  Panton Mill Park, South Elgin 

DESCRIPTION:

Panton Mill Park Summer Concert Series

 

DATES:  Wednesdays at 6:30pm

  • May 29 - Modern Day Romeos

  • June 5 - Strung Out

  • June 12 - Whiskey Road

  • June 19 - The Red Roses

  • June 26 - O.R.D. Rocks 

  • July 3 - Vintage Swing Band

  • July 10 - Latin Swing Factor 

  • July 17 - Sunfallen

  • July 24 - Cadillac Groove 

  • July 31 - Nick Falco 'N' the Roadhawks 

  • August 14 - In the Stix

  • August 21 - Tennesse Whiskey 

  • August 28 - Anthem 

  • September 4 - Beyond The Blonde

  • September 11 - Valius 

FEE: FREE

South Elgin

Summer Concert Series

LOCATION:  Lincoln Park Gazebo, downtown St. Charles 

DESCRIPTION:

Lincoln Park gazebo downtown St. Charles on West Main Street between 4th & 5th Streets

Arrive early to enjoy a variety of delicious snacks from local restaurants. Bring your blanket and chairs. Enjoy smoke-free and alcohol-free parks. Musicians are subject to change without notice.

 

DATES:  Thursdays at 7pm

  • May 23 – Tyler Brett Caruso Memorial Concert

  • May 30 – Kaleidoscope Eyes

  • June 6 – Dynamix

  • June 13 – Industrial Drive

  • June 20 – Hillbilly Rockstarz

  • June 27 – True Company

  • July 11 – Mellenium

  • July 18 – Starlight City

  • July 25 – Radio Gaga

  • August 1 – Generation

  • August 8 – Euphoria Band

FEE: FREE

St. Charles

Concerts in the Park

LOCATION:  River Park, 151 N. River Ln., Geneva

DESCRIPTION: The Geneva Park District is offering its annual Concerts in the Park series this summer at River Park along the scenic Fox River, weather permitting. The free event will be held on Wednesdays in July, and all ages are invited to attend. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to River Park for an evening of live entertainment. Concerts will begin at 7:00 pm. Food and concessions will be available for purchase. Beverages from Penrose Brewery and Sunset Soda Co. will also be sold. River Park is located at 151 N. River Lane on the west side of the Fox River, just north of Route 38, and is wheelchair accessible. Parking is available on the street and in nearby city parking lots.

DATES:  

  • July 10- Mr. Myers 

  • July 17- Hillbilly Rockstarz

  • July 24- Feel Good Party Band

  • July 31- The Stingrays

TIME:  7pm - 8:30pm 

FEE: FREE

Geneva

River Rhapsody Concert Series

LOCATION:  Batavia Riverwalk (Peg Bond Center), 151 N. Island Avenue, Bataia

DESCRIPTION:   Welcome back to our summer cultural arts concert series featuring a variety of lively, eclectic musical acts showcasing a diverse range of tunes. Bring family friends, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a night on free music. Wine, beer and food will be available for purchase.

TIME:  7pm - 8:30pm

 

DATES:  

 

  • June 12 - Abby Kay Band - rock, country and pop favorites

  • June 19 - Kaleidoscope Eyes - Beatles tribute

  • June 26 - SunFallen - Country/Rock/Americana

  • July 3 - Kashmir - Led Zeppelin tribute

  • July 17 - Classical Blast - Classic rock

  • July 24 - The Jolly Ringwalds - 80's tunes

  • July 31 - Voyage - 70's and 80's Rock

FEE: FREE

Batavia 

Concerts in your Park

LOCATION:  Various locations in Naperville

DESCRIPTION: 

Concerts in Your Park is a Sunday evening summer music series for families and neighbors; each concert is held at a different neighborhood park. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a FREE evening of outdoor musical entertainment from 7:00-8:30 pm. Join your friends and neighbors for the musical event coming to your area.

TIME:  7pm - 8:30pm

 

DATES: 

 

  • June 9 at Queensbury Greens, 1520 Brookdale Road

    • Karla and the Phat Cats 

  • June 23 at Walnut Ridge Park, 2304 Keim Road

    • Superchair Band 

  • June 30 at A George Pradel Park, 4519 Pradel Drive 

    • BackForward Band 

  • July 14 at Century Farms, 715 Sigmund Road

    • OMT 

  • July 21 at Meadow Glens Park, 1303 Muirhead Avenue

    • Mixtape Junkies 

  • July 28 at White Eagle Park, 3140 White Eagle Drive

    • Hoopla 

 

FEE:  FREE

Naperville

Concerts at PrairieFest

LOCATION:  Prairie Point Park, 4120 Plainfield Road, Oswego

DESCRIPTION: 

PrairieFest, Kendall Country’s largest festival is back June 13-16, 2024. Presented by the Oswegoland Park District, the fest kicks off summer with a community celebration over Father’s Day weekend.

 

Thursday, June 13 with the the impressive vocal choirs of local high schools and highlights more local musicians with the PrairieWinds Community Concert, a PrairieFest tradition for musicians in our area. These terrific performances will serve as a great lead in to the Thursday night band, The Ron Burgundys. This Chicagoland Yacht Rock favorite won’t stop until the entire PrairieFest Park crowd is singing along to Africa by Toto.

Friday, June 14 local band Ethan Bell and the Cowboy Co Country Music Show will open.  At 9pm, the PrairieFest Main Stage will host Country Music star Deana Carter. The 5 time platinum album artist will thrill the crowd with her number one hit and 1997 Grammy Single of the Year “Strawberry Wine”, and other hits like, “And We Danced Anyway”, “How Do I Get There”, and “Count Me In”.

For Saturday, June 15,  Oswego’s favorite Jeff and Kurt’s Acoustic Refreshment will open the day. Next, Chicago’s Best Pop Punk cover band, There Goes The Neighborhood pumps up the crowd with hits from Blink-182, Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Sum 41. Headlining Saturday night will be one of Billboard’s 100 Greatest Alternative Artists of All Time and “100 Greatest Alternative Songs of All Time”. The Artists behind “Good”, “Desperately Wanting”, and “King of New Orleans”, Better Than Ezra will take the PrairieFest Main Stage Saturday, June 15 at 9pm.

June 16, Father’s Day continues the fun. The day will begin with the PrairieFest 5K and Prairie Dog Jog. The PrairieFest parade steps off at 1pm and will entertain thousands along Oswego’s Main Street. The last band of the weekend will not disappoint with American English, the seminal Beatles tribute band playing the park on Father’s Day, June 16 at 4pm.

 

DATES:  June 13 - 16

 

FEE: FREE

Oswego

Naper Nights

LOCATION:  523 S. Webster, Naperville

DESCRIPTION: 

Get ready for a summertime tradition that features cold drinks, great food, and fabulous music! Naper Nights celebrate historic milestones in rock music and pop culture with themed tribute concerts throughout the summer. Rock out with your community as you eat, drink, dance, and hear the best tribute bands perform your favorite Rock, Pop, Motown, and Soul hits. These Naperville concerts are not to be missed!

All beer, wine, and organic tequila seltzer purchases require a beverage ticket. Beverage tickets are $7 each and are cash only. An ATM is available near the Naper Settlement bandstand. 

 

DATES:  June 14 & 15, July 19 & 20, and August 16 & 17, 2024

TIME: 5 - 10pm

 

FEE: Adult $20 and Youth (4-12) $15

Naperville

Children's Lunch Hour Entertainment

LOCATION:  Naperville Riverwalk's Grand Pavilion or 95th Street Community Plaza

DESCRIPTION: 

Pack a lunch, bring sunglasses and an umbrella, then join the fun on Tuesday mornings where you will be treated to a variety of exciting performances.  You may even become a part of the act.  Performances are geared to the young and young at heart.  

 

DATES: 

  • June 11 at the Riverwalk with Super Stolie performing 

  • June 18 at the 95th Street Community Plaza with Jeanie B! performing 

  • June 25 at the RIverwalk with Wendy and DB performing 

  • July 2 at 95th Street Community Plaza with Ben Tartar performing 

  • July 9 at the Riverwalk with ScribbleMonster performing 

  • July 16 at the 95th Street Community Plaza with Leonardo performing 

TIME: 11:30am - 12:15pm

 

FEE: FREE!

Naperville

Summer Concert Series

LOCATION:  varoius, see below 

DESCRIPTION: 

Pack a cooler and bring your chairs and blanket for a free concert in the park this summer. All concerts are FREE.

 

DATES: 

  • June 26 at Westminster Park with The Messengers  (Country Rock) performing 

  • July 10 at Seven Bridge Park with Serendipity Pop/Rock) performing

  • July 17 at Mending Wall Park with Focal Point (Classic Rock) performign 

  • July 24 at Ide's Grove Park with Scribble Monster (kids entertainer) performing 

  • July 31 at Cypress Cove Parking Lot with Wild Daisy (Country) performing

  • August 7 at 83rd St. Park with Voyage (Classic Arena Rock) performing 

 

TIME: 7pm - 8/8:30pm

 

FEE: FREE!

Woodridge

Summer Concert Series at Cantigny Park

LOCATION:  Parade Field at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

DESCRIPTION: 

This concert is outdoors and features lawn seating. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets, and picnics are welcome. A designated area will be reserved for guests with pop-up tents and canopies.

Enjoy favorites like House-smoked Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Beef Brisket and Vienna Beef Hot Dogs, as well as tasty treats like cotton candy, popcorn, artisan candies and more.

New for 2024: The Cantigny Crêperie offers sweet and savory crêpes made right before your eyes.

A delicious selection of craft & domestic beers, wines, cocktails, and soft drinks will also be available.

DATES: 

  • May 26: Elvis My Way, starring Brandon Bennett from 

  • June 2: Rod Tuffcurls & the Bench Press

  • June 9: Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers

  • June 16: Signed, Sealed, Delivered: A Stevie Wonder Experience

  • June 30: Earth to Mars: The Bruno Mars Experience

  • July 7: Fortunate Sons

  • July 14: Fearless: A Tribute to Taylor Swift

  • July 21: Saved by the 90s

  • July 28: Hairbangers Ball

  • August 4: Chicago Rewired

  • August 11: Zorila

  • August 18: Gizzae

  • August 25: Simple Men and Southern Nights

  • Septemer 1: The Lovettes: A Salute to the Female Icons of the 40s, 50s, and 60s

 

TIME: 3 - 5pm

 

FEE: Just pay for parking! 

Wheaton

Concerts in the Park: Elgin 

LOCATION:  Tuesdays at Wing Park (1010 Wing Street) and Thursdays at Lords Park (100 Oakwood Blvd.) in Elgin

DESCRIPTION: 

Concerts in the Park is back and bigger than before! We are proud to announce that we have doubled our concerts this summer and added a location! We will now be having concerts at Wing Park (1010 Wing St. Eli, IL 60123) on Tuesdays and Lords Park (100 Oakwood Blvd. Elgin, IL 60120) on Thursdays! Listen to a variety of music throughout the season! All concerts begin at 7:00pm and run until 8:30pm. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a music-filled night!This event is free and open to the public. In case of bad weather, the event will be canceled. Follow the City of Elgin Facebook page or check the website for weather related updates.  

DATES: 

  • June 4th (Wing) Callaloo

  • June 6th (Lords) Trabucco

  • June 11th (Wing) DJ Malfunction and DJ Orville

  • June 13th (Lords) Elvis and the Jailhouse Hound Dogs

  • June 18th (Wing) Banda El Recuerdo

  • June 20th (Lords) Elgin Symphony Orchestra: Brass Quintet

  • June 25th (Wing) Libido Funk Circus

  • June 27th (Lords) Ship Shape

  • July 9th (Wing) The Marshall Brown Bluegrass Band

  • July 11th (Lords) TBA

 

TIME:  7-8:30pm

 

FEE: FREE!

Elgin

Concerts in the Park: Wheaton 

LOCATION:  2007 Naperville Road, Wheaton

DESCRIPTION: 

Join us for Third Thursdays at Town Square Wheaton all summer long! With a stellar lineup of live music, shopping specials, and great food and drinks, you won’t want to miss this series chock full of outdoor summer fun!

In case of inclement weather, the concert series will be moved to the following Thursday.

For more information, visit our website here: https://www.townsquarewheaton.com/events/

DATES: 

  • June 20, 6-8 p.m. – Leroy Winn Power Trio

  • July 18, 6-8 p.m. – Anderlik, Otto & Church

  • August 15, 6-8 p.m. – The Red Roses

 

TIME:  6-8pm

 

FEE: FREE!

Wheaton

Acoustic Jams in the Park 

LOCATION:  Mt. St. Mary Park, St. Charles 

DESCRIPTION: 

Enjoy your favorite cover songs & listen to original tunes by each artist. 

DATES: 

  • July 16 - Drew Doepke 

  • July 23 - Matt Keen

  • July 30 - Kurtis James

  • August 6 - Kent Morris

  • August 13 -  Rick Weals 

  • August 20 - Sam Wyatt

  • August 27 - Noah Gabriel

 

TIME:  6:30 - 8pm

 

FEE: FREE!

St. Charles

Arbor Evenings 

LOCATION:  The Morton Arboretum

DESCRIPTION: 

This summer, make Wednesday nights special with friends and family during Arbor Evenings live music series at The Morton Arboretum. Enjoy dancing, food and beverages, lawn games and a a sunset on Frost Hill.

EVENT DETAILS:
Admission into the Arboretum and Arbor Evenings will begin at 5:15 p.m. Music is from 6 to 8 p.m. Attendees can purchase drinks, ice cream, and menu items from a variety of food trucks each week.

Accessible parking is available one-third to one-quarter mile from the event venue, and there is limited accessible seating near the concert area.

TICKET DETAILS:
Members:
Infant (younger than 2): $0
Child (2 through 12): $0
Adult (13 and older): $10

Guests:
Infant (younger than 2): $0
Child (2 through 12): $5
Adult (13 and older): $15

Advance ticket purchase is required for all attendees, including children of members, as the event capacity is limited. Ticket packages are not available this year.

In the event of severe weather, ticket holders will be notified by email and given the option to rebook their tickets to another date, without charge.

DATES: 

  • May 29 - R-Gang

  • June 5 - Valius

  • June 12 - Hillbilly Rockstarz

  • June 19 - Rico

  • June 26 - Anchors Away

  • July 3 - Rosie & the Rivets

  • July 10 - Trabuco Salsa Band

  • July 17 -  ARRA

  • July 24 - Semple

  • July 31 - Billy Elton

  • August 7 - Beyond the Blonde

  • August 14 - The PriSSillas

  • August 21 -  Kaleidoscope Eyes

  • August 28 (Rain date)

TIME:  6 - 8pm

 

FEE: FREE!

Lisle

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