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Last 2nd Sunday Concert August 14th – Portage Indiana

     Portage LIVE!’s monthly Summer Sunday Series continues Sunday, August 14 from 3 pm to 9 pm with “Bands Big and Small!”  Six great hours of FREE musical performances by The Marco Villareal Trio, The Vintage Postcard Band, and The Midwest Big Band will be presented at the Amphitheatre at Founder’s Park, 2545 Founder’s Parkway, Portage. Delicious eats from local food trucks and a beer garden will be available for you to make a day of it! Bring your own comfy lawn chair and come early for the best spot!

     The afternoon kicks off with a 3 pm performance by The Marco Villareal Trio. The guitar, bass, drum trio of local (and not so local) talent has been acclaimed throughout the Chicagoland area under the leadership of guitarist Marco Villareal.

     The Vintage Postcard Band takes the stage at 5 pm with a little big band sound, new rock arrangements, and show tunes. Based in Valparaiso, the band is known for its modern, pop-centric arrangements with a vintage, Jazzy twist.

      At 7 pm, you’ll thrill to The Midwest Big Band featuring the vocal talents of Mary Kay Steele and Jim Bulanda! The band is the creation of a core group of close friends who made music together for many years and share the same passion for big band jazz.  Their musicians hail from Northwest Indiana and the South Chicago Suburbs, each of whom cherishes the opportunity to share great music with every person who hears the band perform.

     August 14 is the last event of our Summer Sunday Series at Founder’s Park, so don’t miss it! This series is made possible with the generous support of the Porter County Community Foundation, Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce, Portage Department of Parks & Recreation, John W. Anderson Foundation, and Quinlan & Fabish Music Company.

      Individual supporters are invited to consider additional donations to support our mission to make live musical entertainment and cultural events available in Portage. Simply text the word PORTAGE to 44321. Portage LIVE! is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as permitted by law.

     Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the music! Bring the whole family to sing, dance or just listen. For more information, contact Portage Chamber of Commerce 219-762-3300, Portage Parks 219-762-1675, Debra Silvert, publicity chair 219-628-0914 or visit www.portagelive.org.

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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.