Concerts and Movies in the Park

14 May 2015
Published in Places

Make the most of summer's longer days and warm weather with an evening of live music, movies and more at a park near you. Pack a picnic, folding chairs and a blanket, and enjoy free entertainment all summer long! 

 

 

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Cary Concerts in the Park, Lions Park.

 

JUNE

 

June 4: 7:30 p.m., McHenry City Band, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry. 

June 9: 7 p.m., Crystal Lake Community Band, Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

June 10: 7:30 p.m., 131st City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social kick off, Woodstock Square, bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

June 11: 7:30 p.m., McHenry City Band, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry.

June 12: Starting at dark, “Finding Nemo.” Mini scavenger hunt in the park, ice cream eating contest, big red inflatable chair contest and more, Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

June 16: 7 p.m., Spoken Four (pop cover band), Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

June 17: 7:30 p.m., City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social, music for the great outdoors, Woodstock Square, bring your blankets and lawn chairs. 

June 18: 7 p.m., Teen Battle of the Band Winners, Rotary Bandshell, Lions Park, Cary. 

June 18: 7:30 p.m., McHenry City Band, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry.

June 23: 7 p.m., Cavern Beat (Beatles Cover Band), Main Beach, Crystal Lake. Theme night: Decorate your space, bring food that fits the concert theme and dress up. Best display will win a group basket.

June 24: 7:30 p.m., City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social, Timing is Everything" theme, Woodstock Square, bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

June 25: 7 p.m., Alex & The Allstars (hits from the ’70s till now), Rotary Bandshell, Lions Park, Cary.

June 25: 7:30 p.m., Tony Ocean (jazz/blues), Asian fusion food truck, Riverfront Park, Algonquin. 

June 25: 7:30 p.m., McHenry City Band, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry.

June 30: 7 p.m., Voices in Harmony, Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

 

 

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Crystal Lake Concerts in the Park, Main Beach Band Shell. 

 

JULY

 

July 1: 7:30 p.m., City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social, "Salute to America," Woodstock Square, bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

July 2: 7:30 p.m., McHenry City Band, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry.

July 2: 7:30 p.m., Senn Alan Band (Country), Calle Wagon food truck, Riverfront Park, Algonquin.

July 7: 7 p.m., One Foot in the Groove (classic rock), Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

July 8: 7:30 p.m., City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social, music from around the world, Woodstock Square, bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

July 9: AC-Rock (a capella rock ’n’ roll), Rotary Bandshell, Lions Park, Cary.

July 9: 7:30 p.m., McHenry City Band, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry.

July 9: 7:30 p.m., LIberty's Teeth (pop), Best Truckin' BBQ food truck, Riverfront Park, Algonquin.

July 14: 7 p.m., White Saddle Band (country and rock ’n' roll), Main Beach, Crystal Lake. Theme night: Decorate your space, bring food that fits the concert theme and dress up. Best display will win a group basket.

July 15: 7:30 p.m., City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social, "Summer in the Park," Woodstock Square, bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

July 16: 7 p.m., Serendipity (rock, pop, dance covers and originals), Rotary Bandshell, Lions Park, Cary.

July 16: 7:30 p.m., Gina Glocksen Band (rock/pop), Toasty Cheese food truck, Riverfront Park, Algonquin.

July 16: 7:30 p.m., Fiesta Days, band TBD, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry.

July 17: Starting at dusk, “Big Hero 6.” Wear your super hero costume, ice cream eating contest, big red inflatable chair contest and more, Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

July 17: 12 p.m., Leonardo (children’s singer), Rotary Bandshell, Lions Park, Cary.

July 21: 7 p.m., Tropixplosion (Caribbean show band), Main Beach, Crystal Lake. Theme night: Decorate your space, bring food that fits the concert theme and dress up. Best display will win a group basket.

July 22: 7:30 p.m., City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social, "It's Elemental," Woodstock Square, bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

July 23: 7 p.m., Mulligan Stew (traditional Irish/Celtic mixed with rock, pop and country), Rotary Bandshell, Lions Park, Cary.

July 23: 7:30 p.m., Pirates Over 40 (Caribbean), Riverfront Park, Algonquin. 

July 23: 7:30 p.m., McHenry City Band, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry.

July 24: 12 p.m., Rick Kelly (children’s singer), Rotary Bandshell, Lions Park, Cary

July 28: 7 p.m., Classical Blast (rock music on classical instruments), Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

July 29: 7:30 p.m., City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social, "Music Potpourri," Woodstock Square, bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

July 30: 7:30 p.m., McHenry City Band, Veteran’s Memorial Park, McHenry.

July 30: 7:30 p.m., R-Gang (Motown), Calle Wagon food truck, Riverfront Park, Algonquin. 

 

 

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McHenry City Band, Veteran's Memorial Park. 

 

AUGUST 

 

August 4: 7 p.m., Crystal Lake Community Band, Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

August 6: 7:30 p.m., Jukebox Hero ('80s), Best Truckin' BBQ food truck, Riverfront Park, Algonquin.

August 11: 7 p.m., Bill O'Connell and the Chicago Skyliners (big band), Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

August 13: 7:30 p.m., Centerfold (classic rock), Toasty Cheese food truck, Riverfront Park, Algonquin.

August 21: Starting at dusk, “Muppets Most Wanted,” find clues to solve the movie mystery, ice cream eating contest, big red inflatable chair contest and more, Main Beach, Crystal Lake.

 

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 City Band Concerts, Woodstock Square. 

 

 

Check Ahead Before You Go! 

• Concerts in the Park and Movies in the Park, Crystal Lake Park District: crystallakeparks.org.

• City Band Concerts and Ice Cream Socials on the Woodstock Square: woodstockil.gov.

• Concerts in the Park and Children's Concerts, Cary Park District: carypark.com.

• Summer Jazz Concerts, McHenry City Band: mchenrycityband.com.

• Algonquin Summer Concert Series, Village of Algonquin: algonquin.org.