Enjoy an evening of live entertainment in the relaxed setting of our local town squares and parks. Bring your picnic baskets or buy food at the concerts. One of the best things about all of these concerts is that they are FREE!
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McHenry – Concerts in the Park:
Jun-July 30, Join the McHenry City Band on Thursday nights this summer for nine outdoor jazz concerts at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Pearl Street, one block north of Route 120 in McHenry, Illinois. It’s FREE. Some seating is provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Also, food and beverages may be available for purchase. McHenry’s Farmer’s Market is also held on the same evening from 4-7:30pm
Go to http://mchenrycityband.com/concerts/ for schedule
Woodstock – Concerts in the Square:
June-July 29th, Wednesday evenings at 7:00 - Concerts in the Square:
Head to Woodstock Square and enjoy one of Woodstock’s longest summertime traditions, ‘Concerts in the Square’. Enjoy an evening of music in the quaint, Woodstock City Square. Spread your blanket sit back and enjoy.
Crystal Lake Concerts:
Concerts in the Park on Crystal Lake:
Tuesday Nights at 7:00p.m. – June 9th through August 11th. Crystal Lake presents “Concerts in the Park”, Held at Crystal Lake Main Beach – Band Shell, at 300 Lake Shore Drive .
Crystal Lake’s main beach is an amazing venue. Enjoy the sun setting over the lake, a perfect backdrop for an evening of live entertainment. Bring a picnic, a blanket or chairs and even your bathing suit as the beach is open till dusk.
Note this is a 1.9 mile hike from the Metra station . Click for Concert Info
Cary Concerts in the Park:
Thursday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Lions Park Rotary Band shell located at 1170 Silver Lake Road Cary, Il
June -July 30th www.carypark.com/rccms/upcoming-events/
Barrington Concerts at Citizens Park:
Wednesday nights July 9th through the 29th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy concerts Wednesday nights in Barrington’s Citizens Park. All of the concerts feature live music, concessions, free giveaways and free popcorn. www.barringtonparkdistrict.org/EventManager/Home.aspx
Barrington Park District • 235 Lions Drive • Barrington, IL 60010 • 847-381-0687 • BarringtonParkDistrict.org
Arlington Heights Sounds of Summer Concerts:
Get ready to enjoy the Village’s summer long free concert series, “The Sounds of Summer,” which begins Thursdays through August 6th and Fridays July through July 31.
Concerts will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. in Harmony Park, at Vail Avenue and Campbell Street in the heart of Downtown Arlington Heights.
Roll out your blanket and sit back and listen to a vast array of music from classic Rock ‘n Roll to Blues, Celtic to Jazz. There is music that’s sure to appeal to everyone. Concerts may be cancelled due to inclement weather. www.discoverarlington.com/news/default.aspx?&ArticleId=839
Mt. Prospect’s Fridays on the Green:
Village Green @ Village Hall (50 S. Emerson Street)
Enjoy live music on the Village Green the first and third Fridays in June, July and August (no concert on Fourth of July). Pack or pick up a picnic dinner at one of their downtown restaurants, bring chairs or a blanket and you will be set. www.experiencemountprospect.org/index.aspx?page=106&returnURL=%2findex.aspx%3fpage%3d8
Park Ridge, Fine Arts Concerts in the Park, 2014 Summer Season:
Fridays June through August 14th. Enjoy a series of richly varied outdoor concerts, presented on Friday evenings at 8:00 pm. Concerts are located in beautiful tree-lined Hodges Park, in front of the Park Ridge City Hall. By the Park Ridge Symphony. Except on July 3rd which will be a special patriotic program presented at the Maine East High School Athletic Field. Click Here For Concert Info