DeKalb, IL– Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don’t forget your dancing shoes for fantastic free music at some of our most popular park sites this summer.
We kick off the summer concert series with the Rockin’ with Ronnie: Kids’ Concerts in the Park on select Tuesdays starting June 13 at the Hopkins Park Bandshell, located at 1403 Sycamore Road. From 10:30 – 11:15 am, families can enjoy a performance by Istvan & His Imaginary Band on June 13, Miss Jamie’s Farm on July 18, and Todd Downing’s Tall Tales & Silly Songs on August 8.
The DeKalb Municipal Band will begin its 169th season on Tuesday evenings starting June 13 at 7:30 pm in Hopkins Park with featured soloist Gavin Wilson for their opening night. For the full concert schedule through August 22, visit the interactive calendar at https://dekalbparkdistrict.com/calendar.
Music at the Mansion is back for another exciting season on Wednesday evenings, June 21-August 2, set against the backdrop of the historic and beautiful Ellwood House Museum at 420 Linden Place. Pre-show entertainment on select dates will start at 6:30 pm, with the headliner show from 7:00-8:30 pm. A select menu of beer, wine, beverages, and food/snacks will be available each week for purchase on-site. Overflow concert parking is at Clinton Rosette Middle School at 650 N. 1st Street.
June 21 – Shout Out! (Music from the 60s through today’s top hits)
June 28 – Classical Blast (A classical rock tribute to classical composers)
July 12 – Renegade Wildflower (Southern rock and country)
July 19 – Rosie and the Rivets (Musical hits from the 50s and 60s)
July 26 – Jazz in Progress (Local Jazz)
August 2 – Serendipity (Pop/Rock)
For full band bios and more information about concerts in the park, please visit https://dekalbparkdistrict.com/calendar or call (815) 758-6663.
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