Concerts in the Park
The Best Summer Fun...dancing in the park!
The St. Charles Park District brings the summer Concerts in the Park series to St. Charles' historic downtown for families and friends to enjoy the great outdoors and some fabulous music!
Thursdays - 7pm
Lincoln Park Gazebo is located on Main Street between 4th and 5th Streets.
Bring your family and friends for a picnic in the park! Settle in before the concert and enjoy picnic-style offerings at reasonable rates from downtown St. Charles restaurants and local vendors including Kimmer’s Ice Cream, Jersey Mikes, Batavia Diner 2 and Domino’s Pizza. Alcohol is not permitted at Lincoln Park. Guests are encouraged to get to the park early for better seating. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, too.
These concerts are free thanks to generous support of numerous local businesses:
June 2 • Tyler Caruso Band
Students at both St. Charles high schools host this concert honoring a former student, athlete and musician for his passionate commitment to family, friends, school and community service. Tyler touched so many lives before his untimely death on July 14, 2002, at age 17. Donations will be accepted to the Tyler Brett Caruso Memorial Scholarship Fund which benefits graduates at both high schools. tylerbrettcaruso.com
No concert in Lincoln Park.
June 16 • Run Forrest Run
Your answer to all things 90s, a generation we all love! Get back to the good old days of music and enjoy the best 90s tribute around Chicago. runforrestfun.com
June 23 • 1976
Revisit all of the great rockin’ music from the 70s era. Six outstanding musicians authentically recreate all of your favorites – Fleetwood Mac, Peter Frampton, Tom Petty, Rod Stewart, Journey, The Eagles & many more. 1976band.com
June 30 • Brass from the Past
Known as the hottest horn band in the Midwest and boasting an unstoppable 6-piece horn section, tight 4-piece rhythm section with 3 powerful singers who command the stage, this is no ordinary band! This is the music of your most joyful memories from the 60s, 70s and 80s. brassfromthepast.com
In Pottawatomie Park
Shout Out, 6pm-Dark
Experience some sizzling chemistry, incredible energy and irresistible songs – all brought to you by this incredibly-talented band – that offers a repertoire of songs ranging from the latest top 40 hits to classics.
July 7 • Dick Diamond & the Dusters
Take a trip down memory lane with Chicagoland's wackiest and most notorious cast of characters, performing all the best pop dance favorites from the last four decades. dickdiamond.net
July 14 • The Hat Guys
Playing an incredibly diverse selection of your favorite modern and classic hits, this band of dynamic and accomplished musicians spans the decades from the 1950s through today. Delivering an energetic performance that exhorts you to get on your feet and celebrate! thehatguys.com
July 21 • Second Hand Soul Band
Motown, Soul, Rock & Roll! This spirited, dynamic, experienced seven-piece band really knows how to entertain! Between the funky hits of the 70s, the one-hit wonders, the disco and the soulful songs of that era, you will be moved to dance and sing all night long. secondhandsoulband.com
July 28 • 7th Heaven
Lifelong friends committed to leaving it all out on the stage, this band plays dead on renditions of Def Leppard, The Beatles, Bon Jovi, Journey, U2 and more. Music delivered at a frenetic pace will drive audiences to literally be dancing in the streets. 7thheavenband.com
August 4 • Wild Daisy
THE most energetic and vibrant female-fronted country band in the Chicagoland area delivers a high-quality, family-friendly, crowd-interactive, entertaining show with musicianship and energy that cannot be matched. wilddaisyband.com
August 11 • Tropixplosion
The ultimate Island party! Listen to a variety of reggae classics, calypso tunes and pop/rock party songs, all performed with an exotic twist playing steel drums, horns, strings and more. tropixplosion.com
August 18 • Howard and the White Boys
If you like your blues with a funky groove, this band’s electric style will satisfy you. As one of Chicago’s favorite blues bands, their musical collection will keep you movin’ and groovin’ all night long. howardandthewhiteboys.net
In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled. Staff will try to reschedule.