Throwback Thursday Summer Concerts

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Thursday Night Concert & Event Series

 

No one rocks Mount Prospect like the Mt. Prospect Park District’s Throwback Thursday Concert and Event Series. This free concert and movie series is held at the Veterans Memorial Bandshell at Lions Recreation Center at 411 South Maple in Mount Prospect. Gather your family and friends and follow the crowds for the best in music and movie entertainment.

Concerts get underway at 7:30 pm rain or shine and bands entertain until 9 pm. Plan a picnic, grab a blanket and share the fun with your neighbors and friends.  Concessions are available for purchase.  The 2018 line-up includes:

7th Heaven RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, JULY 10 at 7:30

Our hometown favorites have been an entertainment staple for 30 years! Famous for 30 songs in 30 minutes, featuring throwback hits from the 70’s and 80’s.

 

June 28 – Billy Elton

Enjoy the greatest songs ever written and performed by Billy Joel and Elton John presented by Reid Spears and his seven-piece band. Entertaining for all ages!

 

July 5 – Movie Night - MOVED INSIDE LIONS RECREATION CENTER GYM. MOVIE WILL START AT 8:15

Family fun abounds with the big screen version of 1981’s “Raiders of the Lost Ark” featuring archeologist and adventurer, Indiana Jones. Movie festivities begin at 8. 

 

July 12 – Rockin’ Fenderskirts

Put on our “Blue Suede Shoes” and “Rock Around the Clock” to Chicagoland’s favorite band featuring the hits of the 50’s and 60’s!

 

July 19 – Abba Salute!

Fronted by two dynamic ladies with angelic voices and backed by a group of world-class musicians, the Abba Salute experience won’t soon be forgotten. Move to the music of the greatest pop band in history!

 

July 26 – Heart to Heartbreaker

Legendary Women.  Legendary Music. H2H pays tribute to the women who changed rock n’ roll status quo… Pat Benatar, Heart and more!

 

For more information log onto mppd.org or call (847) 255-5380. Check out the Mt. Prospect Park District summer program guide for additional events, programs and activities.