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City Announces Summer Concert Series Line Up

Highland Park is offering another summer of live music at Port Clinton Square, beginning June 6 with a new folk band and going till August.

The information below comes from the City of Highland Park.

The City of Highland Park is pleased to announce the line-up for Highland Park’s Summer Concert Series on Thursday nights in Port Clinton Square.

Concerts will start at 7:00 p.m. in the Square, located on Central Avenue between First and Second Streets. These family-oriented performances highlight the diversity of Highland Park musical arts. Some seating will be provided. The following concerts are scheduled for the 2013 season: 

June 6 Check With Lucy (up-tempo new folk) 

June 13 Maxwell Street Klezmer Band (Jewish folk) 

June 20 Robbie Gold (acoustic alternative) 

June 27 Local Favorite (classic and country rock) 

July 11 Los Perros Cubanos (1940s Cuban) 

July 18 Great Divide (indie rock) 

August 1 Friends of Israeli Scouts – Tzofim Friendship Caravan (Israeli teen group) 

August 8 Highland Park Pops (jazz and big band) 

August 10 Dr. Mark & the Sutures (classic rock) 

August 15 The Chauffeurs (rock of the 50s, 60s and 70s) 

This year, the City of Highland Park is offering local businesses and organizations to sponsor the series. Sponsors will gain exclusive advertising rights to one of nine Thursday night concerts that draw hundreds of attendees every summer. 

For more information, please visit www.cityhpil.com/specialevents or contact Luke Banaszak or Karen Berardi at the City Manager’s Office, (847) 926-1030 and (847) 926-1043 respectively. 

Skokie Mom April 26, 2013 at 01:36 PM
The photo that accompanies this article should show sunshine! It's a beautiful outdoor early evening concert--just what we need after a long winter.

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