Concerts & Musical Performances

New Horizons Polka Band
Sunday, May 31, 2015
 
1-3 PM
Main Library Plaza
Free admission 

Join us outside on the plaza for a 7-piece Polka Band lead by Don Schmidt.  They will get started at 1 pm playing waltzes, marches, Dixieland and, of course, polkas!


An Afternoon with Rodney Cordner & Friends
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

12- 2 PM
Main Library Plaza
Free admission

Rodney's songs are steeped in the traditions, troubles, and sense of place of Northern Ireland and reflect a deep connection with his homeland. He has played many festival and concert performances in North America, Great Britain, and Europe.


The Snyders
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

12- 2 PM
Main Library Plaza
Free admission 

The Snyders, formed in the summer of 2011 in Montreal, is a family-based Chicago blues and "roots" band that digs deeply from many styles of music varying from Blues to Jazz, Rock and even Manouche (Gypsy Jazz).  The family unit is comprised of Denny Snyder, vocals/lead guitar, his daughter Lorrie Snyder on vocals/bass, and his son Phil Snyder on the drums. 

Island Vibe
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

12- 2 PM
Main Library Plaza
Free admission 

The Island Vibe band performs their style of island grooves and variety throughout Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. From Jimmy Buffet, Zac Brown Band, country, reggae, authentic Caribbean tunes, and some good old rock & roll, there is sure to be something for everyone. Whether it’s a laid back feeling or get up and dance style that you are looking for, Island Vibe will have you saying, “I can feel it!” So come on and let the island sounds of Rod and Doug take you away. Rod is on guitar and vocals while Doug handles congas, percussion, steel drum and vocals. From the big stage at Fort Wayne’s Three Rivers Festival, the Put-in-Bay party island, to the deck in your backyard, Island Vibe will keep the party jumping and everyone feeling “irie” (Jamaican for really, really good)!

 

Rock the Plaza
Every Saturday night this summer, bring a blanket or lawn chair and join us outside on the Plaza for a free rock concert from 6-10 PM.

Keep tabs on any rain delays or schedule changes on our Rock the Plaza Facebook page.

May 23, 2015 -- Beatles Fest

May 30 -- Walkin' Papers, Tim Harrington Band, Orange Opera, Freak Brothers

June 6 -- B45's, Sunny Taylor Band, Isaiah's Vision

June 13 -- Dave Todoran & the Mobile Home Wreckers, Secret Mezzanine, Neon Lounge, Wailhounds

June 20 -- KT & the Swingset Quartet, Insta-Gators, Tone Junkies

June 27 -- 80D, Gregg Bender Band, Big Caddy Daddy

July 4 (library closed; but not Rock the Plaza!) -- Earphorik, Sun Gate, Todd Harrold Band, Grateful Groove

July 11 -- APQ Harmonic, Bekah Bradley Band, Unlikely Alibi

July 18 -- URB, Phil Potts Band, Hay Girl, Exterminate All Rational Thought

July 25 -- Yesterdays Head Trip, Phil's Family Lizard

August 1 -- Boat Show, The Possum Trot Orchestra, Kill the Rabbit

August 8 -- PlumDingo!, Sum Morz, Pop N Fresh

August 15 -- Brian Lemert, The Black Door, Susan Mae & the New Yesterday, Fort Wayne Funk Orchestra

August 22 -- D Ferren & the Redheads, RumJones, Jafunkae, Wayward Son

August 29 -- Kerosec, The Union Project, Facet

September 5, 2015 -- ZepFest (Led Zeppelin tribute bands)

 

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