Press release from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:
What’s Happening at Foellinger Theatre June 11 – 19
The Who Show: Friday, June 11, 8 pm
SHOUT! Promotions is proud to present The Who Show, the worlds #1 Who tribute band. Also on the bill will be 3 local support bands widely known around the area. The Todd Harrold Band will play the hits of Stevie Wonder; Urban Legend will perform the hits of The Beatles; and Future X performs the hits of Soundgarden. The evening is titled “ROCK THE PARK -Beyond Tribute”. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
Fort Wayne Area Community Band: Tuesday, June 15, 8 pm
At All American Band Night, talented high school band members will be joining the Fort Wayne Area Community Band to play the music of American composers. Admission is FREE.
The Old Crown Brass Band: Thursday, June 17, 8 pm
Tonight’s program consists of an eclectic mix of classic, British brass band selections, marches, show tunes and easy-listening. You might even be invited to join in a sing-along medley. Admission is $3.
An Dro: Friday, June 18, 8 pm
This unique group performs traditional acoustic music that’s built on a foundation of Celtic and Irish music. Defying easy categorization, An Dro takes you on a world tour. You’ll hear Irish melodies, medieval French songs, Breton dance tunes, Scandinavian refrains, Appalachian influences, Latin rhythms, and African grooves. The name An Dro refers to an ancient folk dance and means “The Turn.” Admission is $3. Sponsored by PBS39.
Yesterday, A Beatles Tribute: Saturday, June 19, 8 pm
Performing the Beatles since 1986, this internationally renowned band tours in Japan, Canada, the Philippines, Hong Kong and the Bahamas. Yesterday has been featured on radio and television, and in magazine publications. Among these are Rolling Stones Magazine, NBC, CBS and ABC. For more information about the band, please visit our website at www.fortwayneparks.org. Admission is $7. Sponsored by Fun101.7 WLDE.
Tickets may be purchased on-line at www.fortwayneparks.org or at the Parks & Recreation office, 705 E. State Blvd. You may also purchase tickets at the box office starting at noon the day of the show. The Foellinger Outdoor Theatre is located in Franke Park next to the Children’s Zoo on Sherman Boulevard. For more information, please call the box office at 427-6715 or the Parks & Recreation Department at 427-6000.