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Cantigny Park releases free summer concert series

Published: Friday, May 24, 2013 6:00 a.m. CDT

WHEATON – Cantigny Park has released its summer concert series, which starts Memorial Day weekend and runs through September, according to a release from Cantigny.

Seventeen bands across several musical genres will play Sunday afternoons, in addition to four Saturday kid-centric shows. All concerts take place at the Cantigny bandshell unless otherwise noted and feature lawn seating. The shows are free and parking is $5 per car.

R Gang (R&B) – 3 p.m., May 26

Steve Cooper Orchestra (Big Band) – 3 p.m., May 28

Woody James and The Millington Two (Johnny Cash Tribute) – 3 p.m., June 2

The Jay Witcher Orchestra (Swing) – 3 p.m., June 9

The Special Consensus (Bluegrass) – 3 p.m., June 23

The Neverly Brothers (50’s & 60’s music) – 3 p.m., June 30

U.S. Navy Band Great Lakes (Wind Ensemble) – 3 p.m., July 4 – at the First Division Museum

Free parking on Independence Day!

Denny Diamond (Neil Diamond Tribute) – 3 p.m., July 7

Heartache Tonight (Eagles Tribute) – 3 p.m., July 14

New Odyssey – 3 p.m., July 21

The Wave Runners (Beach Party) – 3 p.m., July 28

Toronzo Cannon with BMR4 (Chicago Blues) – 3 p.m., Aug. 4

Big Guitars from Memphis (Country) – 3 p.m., Aug. 11

Three Men in Kilts (Irish) – 3 p.m., Aug. 18

Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band (Dixie) – 3 p.m., Aug. 25

Five Guys Named Moe (Classic Rock) – 3 p.m., Sept. 1

The Chicago Outskirts (Jazz) – 3 p.m., Sept. 2

Free concerts especially for kids, each at 2 p.m.:

Istvan and His Imaginary Band – June 22

The Boogers – June 29

ScribbleMonster – July 13

Little Miss Ann Band – July 27

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