The St. Charles Park District brings the summer Concerts in the Park series to St. Charles’ historic downtown for families and friends to enjoy the great outdoors and some fabulous music. The first concert performance of the season will be Red Woody at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at the Lincoln Park Gazebo, located along Main Street between 4th and 5th streets.
This Fox Valley favorite rock ‘n’ roll band plays a wide variety of music – classic rock ‘n’ roll, contemporary favorites and great alternative hits, with songs from Elvis, Lynryd Skynyrd, Beatles, Goo Goo Dolls, Aerosmith and many more.
The concert is free, thanks to generous support of numerous local businesses including Costco, WBK Associates, Ltd.; Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care; Nationwide — Julien Insurance Agency, Inc.; Culver’s St. Charles, Marshall Architects; Banner Up Signs of Sycamore; Blooming Color; Onesti Entertainment; and the Kane County Chronicle.
Upcoming concerts include Brass from the Past on June 18; The Right Now on June 25; Mason Rivers on July 9; Mr. Myers on July 16; Libido Funk Circus on July 23; Serendipity and 7th Heaven on July 30; Howard and the White Boys on Aug. 6; and Final Say on Aug. 13.
In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to the Arcada Theatre at 105 E. Main St. Musicians are subject to change without notice. For more information about Concerts in the Park, visit stcparks.org or call the Park District at 630-513-6200. To get St. Charles Park District event notices and reminders sent directly to your phone, text stcparks to 223344.
June 4 • Red Woody
This Fox Valley favorite rock & roll band plays a wide variety of music – classic rock & roll, contemporary favorites and great alternative hits. With songs from Elvis, Lynryd Skynyrd, Beatles, Goo Goo Dolls, Aerosmith and many more, Red Woody is sure to play something for everyone. redwoody.com
No concert in Lincoln Park.
June 18 • Brass from the Past
Known as the hottest horn band in the Midwest and boasting an unstoppable 6-piece horn section, tight 4-piece rhythm section with 3 powerful singers who command the stage, this is no ordinary band! This is the music of your most joyful memories from the 60s, 70s and 80s. brassfromthepast.com
June 25 • The Right Now
Amazingly talented, powerful and moving, this seven-piece soul collective never gives less than their all. These serious soul cats shine with raw, gritty performances from a strong, leading vocalist and an air cavalry of horns to an elegant arrangement of R&B traditions. therightnow.com
No concert in Lincoln Park.
In Pottawatomie Park
Fox Valley Concert Band, 4-5:30pm
Hello Dave, 6pm-Dark
July 9 • Mason Rivers
A high-energy band that ROCKS country! Big vocals, big sound and your favorite songs make this entertaining group a sure crowd pleaser that covers the best of today’s country with the finest musical talent in the Chicago area. masonrivers.com
July 16 • Mr. Myers
Blending the tropical sounds of calypso and ska, the rhythms of reggae and a little rock-n-roll, this band offers everything from your favorite classic tunes to their own special style of music – Caribbean Rock. Their unique combination of musical styles may be difficult to define and perhaps challenging to play, but it never fails to entertain audiences everywhere, young and old! mrmyers.com
July 23 • Libido Funk Circus
From the hits of the good ‘ol Motown days to the bass-thumping beats of today’s dance music; from the always danceable Disco grooves to the new wave rock of the 80’s, Chicago’s premiere dance party band relentlessly entertains with non-stop showmanship and exquisite musicality. lfcentertainment.com
The talent of this new band far exceeds the sum of its experience. Enjoy a seasoned sound that carries stirring vocals from a group of award-winning youthful artists. serendipityband.com
7th Heaven, 7-8:30pm
Lifelong friends committed to leaving it all out on the stage, this band plays dead on renditions of Def Leppard, The Beatles, Bon Jovi, Journey, U2 and more. Music delivered at a frenetic pace will drive audiences to literally be dancing in the streets. 7thheavenband.com
August 6 • Howard and the White Boys
If you like your blues with a funky groove, this band’s electric style will satisfy you. As one of Chicago’s favorite blues bands, their musical collection will keep you movin’ and groovin’ all night long. howardandthewhiteboys.net
August 13 • Final Say
Delivering an impassioned show of vibrant, youthful energy and an extensive repertoire of music, you’ll feel like you’re part of something remarkable. Experience sizzling chemistry, incredible energy and irresistible songs from the latest Top 40 hits to classics that are sure to bring you to your feet. finalsay.com
In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Arcada Theater 105 E. Main St., unless otherwise noted at the park.
SOURCE: St. Charles Park District press release