Through collaboration with Portage Township Live Entertainment, Portage Chamber of Commerce and City of Portage Parks & Recreation Dept., the PORTAGE SUMMER MUSIC SERIES will be presented RAIN OR SHINE throughout JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST IN 2017 with a total of 26 CONCERTS performed at Portage’s WOODLAND PARK and FOUNDERS PARK. All concerts are FREE to the public.
Thirteen concerts will be presented on consecutive TUESDAY EVENINGS from 6 pm to 7:30 pm starting June 6 inside Oakwood Hall at WOODLAND PARK, 2100 Willowcreek Road, throughout the summer. Seating is provided, a concession and a cash bar are available.
NEW THIS YEAR, an additional thirteen concerts will be presented on consecutive SUNDAY AFTERNOONS from 1 pm to 2 pm starting June 4 outdoors at FOUNDERS PARK on the Indiana-American Water Pavilion stage, at 6300 Central Avenue, throughout the summer. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and, in case of inclement weather, an umbrella.
Music at the two locations ranges from oldies to country/western, rock & roll, blues, and contemporary sounds, all featuring local talent. Concerts at Founders Park are made possible by the City of Portage Founders Fund, a 501(c)(3) fund held by Porter County Community Foundation, and by Indiana Dunes Tourism. Concerts at Woodland Park are made possible by grants from John W. Anderson Foundation and Porter County Community Foundation, and from donations by local residents and Portage Chamber business members.
WOODLAND PARK SCHEDULE:
06/06/2017 Jim Bulanda – Salute to the Stars
06/13/2017 Harley Hehr – Music, Song, Comedy, Impressions
06/20/2017 Hobart Community Band – Favorite tunes from many eras
06/27/2017 Larry Spurlock Little Big Band – Big Band music
07/04/2017 The Calumet Band – Funky, Jazzy, eclectic rock w/blues
07/11/2017 The Keys – Guitar music & song Vintage to Now
07/18/2017 Oscar & The Majestics – 60s 70s 80s and more
07/25/2017 Island 49 – Jimmy Buffett Tribute show
08/01/2017 The Relics – Classic rock
08/08/2017 Wolffgang – Girls Choral group – favorite tunes
08/15/2017 Diamond & Elvis – Tribute to Neil Diamond and Elvis
08/22/2017 Monterrey – Music and Song Past and Present
08/29/2017 David Alan – Top Artists Country Music Tribute
FOUNDERS SQUARE SCHEDULE:
06/04/2017 The Jon and Megan Experience – Classic Acoustic Rock Covers
06/11/2017 Hot Sauce – Pop music and vocals
06/18/2017 Little Johnny & The Houserockers -Rockin’Blues Band
06/25/2017 David Hernandez – Folk / Blues / Contemporary
07/02/2017 David Sanchez – Sounds of Santana
07/09/2017 Neil Diamond and Elvis -Tribute to Neil Diamond and Elvis
07/16/2017 The Keys – Guitar music and song20s to 60s
07/23/2017 Mo’ Beat Blues – Harmonica – Music and Song
07/30/2017 Dan Reisen – Classic Rock & Easy Listening
08/06/2017 Keytarjeff and & his 21st Century Solo Orchestra –
Rockin’ Out – Rock, Blues, R&B, Alternative Rock
08/13/2017 Bryan Lubeck – “Fiery Spanish Guitar and cool Urban Grooves”
08/20/2017 Metro Star Orchestra – Music and Vocal Variety
08/27/2017 Fiesta Mexicana Dance Company of Northwest Indiana – Celebration of Mexican music and dance
Bring the whole family and enjoy the music … and dance if you feel like it! For more information, contact the Portage Chamber of Commerce 762-3300 or Portage Park Dept. 762-1675 or visit www.portagemusic.com or www.portagelive.com (click on entertainment).
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