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America, Chicago and Kansas among summer concerts at Foellinger Theatre

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 10:44 am

Today the Foellinger Outdoor Theatre at Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd., announced its 2013 concert season, “A Summer Like No Other.”

In addition to several free concerts and free movies, some nationally known bands will perform, including Chicago, America and Kansas. Tickets go on sale today.

To purchase tickets online, go to www.foellingertheatre.org. To purchase by phone, call 427-6000. To purchase in person, go to the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, 705 E. State Blvd., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Foellinger Theatre box office is open 4-10 p.m. on concert days.

Here's the list of concerts:

4 p.m. May 19, Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony and Youth Concert Orchestra; free

8 p.m. May 24, Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles; $13

8 p.m. June 7, Parrots of the Caribbean: A Salute to Jimmy Buffet; $10

8 p.m. June 11, Fort Wayne Area Community Band; free

8 p.m. June 22, Little River Band; $20 and $25

8 p.m. June 29, Memories of the King; $5

8 p.m. July 9, Fort Wayne Area Community Band; free

8 p.m. July 12, Cherish the Ladies; $13

8 p.m. July 18, Knights on the Town and Alley Kats; free

8 p.m. July 20, America; $25 and $35

8 p.m. July 26, The Bel Airs; $5

7 p.m. Aug. 9, Fort Wayne Children's Choir; free

8 p.m. Aug. 10, BritBeat; $12

8 p.m. Aug. 13, Fort Wayne Area Community Band; free

8 p.m. Aug. 17, Spike and the Bulldogs; $5

8 p.m. Aug. 22, Summit City Chorus; free

8 p.m. Aug. 23, Midnight Special; $10

8 p.m. Aug. 27, Chicago; $36, $46 and $56

8 p.m. Sept. 14, Kansas; $22 and $32

8 p.m. Sept. 21, The Lettermen; $15

Here's the list of free movies. All of them start at 9 p.m.:

June 19, “Madagascar III”

June 26, “ParaNorman”July 3, “Rise of the Guardians”

July 10, “Thunderstruck”

July 17, “The Pirates, Band of Misfits”

July 24, “Brave”

July 31, “The Lorax”

Aug. 7, “Hotel Transylvania”

Aug, 14, “Oz: The Great and Powerful”

Other events at Foellinger include Worship in the Park with Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church 8 a.m. Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day. Radio station Star 88.3-FM will host two “Free at Foellinger” concerts at 7:30 p.m. June 14 and 28.

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic orchestra will perform concerts June 23, July 6, July 27 and Aug. 8. Contact the Fort Wayne Philharmonic at 481-0770 for concert and ticket information.