Most Tuesday nights in June and July feature music right here in Elgin with our summer concerts in the park. All concerts are free of charge, but remember to bring a few dollars to purchase popcorn and other treats from one of our local Elgin non-profits, as well as lawn chairs & blankets to enjoy the live music. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the Wing Park Bandshell.
In case of rain or storm threat, please check the City of Elgin Facebook page, or download the Elgin 311 mobile app, for updates regarding cancellations.
June 19- ReTurn2SouL
Return II Soul is a 4 - 6 pcs band consisting of Drums, Saxophonist, Guitarist, Bassist, keyboardist, and Vocalist. We perform R&B,Jazz & a Motown Revue.
June 26- The Illinois Brass Band
Illinois Brass Band plays challenging-to-play and exciting-to-hear brass music from a wide variety of genres from classical to jazz to popular. IBB is a brass band in the British brass band tradition. Under the direction of Stephen Squires, Illinois Brass Band is a group of serious adult brass musicians from all over the greater Chicagoland area.
July 10- Make It A Double
Sharing the love of music on all frontiers from jam to newgrass, Mark Frystak (Vocals/Guitar) and Hayley Skreens (Vocals/Banjo) weld together to form Make it a Double! Inspired by the reinvention of their favorite tunes alongside heartfelt originals, they offer a sound that showcases their spirits as singers while remaining true to their acoustic roots with a strictly string instrumentation and single mic setup.
July 17- Plaza Folk Union
Plaza Folk Union is a group of six best friends who love to play music together. Their folk-pop music brings a lot of fun and joy to any get together. Their musical inspirations are the Avett Brothers and Smashing Pumpkins, but their music is not genre specific.
July 24- Rico!
Rico is defined as a band with a rich sound of diversified musical cultures. A mixture of sophisticated melodic genres and ethnicity coming together is the essence of Rico! The band creates an immense fiery soulful sound through bass, congas, percussion, drums, timbales, keyboards, guitar, and pure passion. Rico! will move you physically and mentally with their hypnotic blend of afro-cuban rhythms, or purge deep into your soul with their eminent sense of melody. They are influenced and inspired by all the innovative rock, soul, jazz, afro-cuban, blues, funk, reggae, and hip-hop pioneers.