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Acorn Concert Music Series at Gabis Arbotetum

Acorn Concert Music Series at Gabis Arbotetum

When

07/21/2024    
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Where

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest
450 W 100 N, Valparaiso, Indiana, 46385

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Get ready for another great summer of music with the 2024 Acorn Concert Series.

Individual Tickets: $20 in advance, increasing to $25 the week of the concert for non-members. Children 12 and under are free but require a ticket for entry. Parking is free.
Bring your lawn chair or blanket and get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Friday, June 21: Elton Jeff & The Honky Cats (Elton John Tribute)
GATES OPEN AT 6 P.M.
MUSIC BEGINS AT 7 P.M.
Elton Jeff & The Honky Cats is not just another tribute act. It’s a musical celebration spanning over six decades, featuring a review of Elton John’s chart-topping favorites that have been embraced by multiple generations. Their performance gives music enthusiasts a well-crafted experience featuring the heaviest hitters from the Elton John catalog.
Opening Act: Lauren Dukes Band

Sunday, July 21: The Cream of Clapton Band
GATES OPEN AT 4 P.M.
MUSIC BEGINS AT 5 P.M.
Bringing a sensibility that comes from being around this music their whole lives, the Cream of Clapton Band features lead guitarist and vocalist Will Johns (Eric’s nephew) and Grammy-award-winning drummer Steve Ferrone, who played in Eric’s band between 1986 and 1992.
The set includes not only the ‘Clapton Classics’ but rekindles hits from albums Behind the Sun, August and Journeyman – recordings that have particularly influenced this band and led to Eric’s record breaking 24-night residency at London’s Royal Albert Hall!
Opening Act: Head Honchos

Friday, August 23: Trippin’ Billies (Dave Matthews Band Tribute)
GATES OPEN AT 6 P.M.
MUSIC BEGINS AT 7 P.M.
Comprised of some of the best musicians in Chicago, Trippin’ Billies provides the ultimate Dave Matthews Band experience. This high-energy performance sells out venues across the country, many of which were once graced by Dave himself. One need not be a die-hard DMB fan to enjoy a show.
Opening Act: Fresh Hops

Saturday, August 31: The Fortunate Sons (Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute)
GATES OPEN AT 6 P.M.
MUSIC BEGINS AT 7 P.M.
The Fortunate Sons are a nationally- and internationally-touring Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band formed to bring the ultimate CCR experience to the stage. Each member was chosen to portray the playing style and appearance of Creedence Clearwater Revival in their prime. Using original vintage gear and instruments, accurate costumes and spot-on musical ability, The Fortunate Sons instantly conjure up the full experience of the best CCR songs.
Opening Act: Phantom Zone

Friday, September 20: Hyryder (Grateful Dead Tribute)
GATES OPEN AT 6 P.M.
MUSIC BEGINS AT 7 P.M.
Immerse yourself in the timeless magic of the Grateful Dead with Hyryder, a tribute band dedicated to capturing the spirit, improvisation and musical exploration that defined an era. Hyryder brings the legendary Dead tunes to life with passion and authenticity. Come and join the ride—where the spirit of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead lives on, revitalized by the sonic mastery of Hyryder.
Opening Act: Stealin’ the Farm

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.