Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district will celebrate the summer season with the return of the “Rockin’ in the Park” free summer concert series. Free concerts are on Thursday evenings, featuring music by classic cover bands, food and beverage tents on the park’s great lawn and a musical fireworks display after every show!
All “Rockin’ in the Park” concerts will run from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Admission to “Rockin’ in the Park” is free. Outside food and coolers are prohibited. Parking is available at the Parkway Bank Park parking garage and is free with validation from any of the park’s venues.
Remaining Line Up:
Thursday, July 26: Atomic Punks
Direct from Los Angeles, Calif., this group pays tribute specifically to the glory days of Van Halen fronted David Lee Roth. Roth himself referred to the group as “the best tribute to Van Halen ever.” For more than 20 years, the Atomic Punks have been re-creating Eddie Van Halen’s classic guitar sound, while capturing all of the enthusiasm and flash Van Halen brought to the stage.
Thursday, August 9: American English
Thursday, August 2: Elton Rohn
As Elton Rohn, Ron Camilleri recreates the feeling of seeing a 1970s Elton John concert. The seven-piece band has headlined more than 100 shows including festivals across Canada and the United States.
This Beatles tribute show was voted “number one” by thousands of Beatles fans. The group has won sound-a-like contests at Beatlefest® for three consecutive years, along with Illinois Entertainer of the Year. American English has shared the stage with musical headliners such as The Grassroots, The Neville Brothers, Three Dog Night, The Ides of March, Eric Burdon, The Buckinghams, The Doobie Brothers, Badfinger and Gary Senise's Lieutenant Dan Band, among others.
Thursday, August 23: Think Floyd USA
Thursday, August 16: Slippery When Wet
Direct from Atlanta, Ga., Slippery When Wet performs the exact live arrangements from Bon Jovi’s 2000 “Crush” tour, 2002 “Bounce” tour, 2005 “Have a Nice Day” tour, 2008 “Lost Highway” tour and 2010 “The Circle” tour. This band’s drive, musical ability and showmanship strive to duplicate the live Bon Jovi experience.
Think Floyd USA is a celebration of the music of Pink Floyd. Covering music from “The Piper at the Gates of Dawn” through “The Division Bell,” Think Floyd USA presents a fresh, exciting, pure rock approach to the music of Floyd that sets the group apart from other Pink Floyd tribute bands.
Thursday, August 30: Sixteen Candles
Established in 2003, Sixteen Candles entertains audiences with the top hits from the 1980s. The group’s attention to detail and commitment to entertainment captivates audiences. Sixteen Candles’ members are five fun-loving guys with a simple love for the music of years gone by and a mission to fuse nostalgia and style to create a sight and sound spectacular unlike any other.
Thursday, September 6: Lisa McClowry’s “Rock the 80s”
Lisa McClowry’s “Rock the 80s” touring concert pays tribute to some of the top artists of the 1980s including Pat Benatar, Guns N’ Roses, Heart, Journey, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Queen, Styx, Chef, Stevie Nicks and more. Lead vocalist Lisa McClowry is a lifelong singer-songwriter with more than 30 years in the entertainment industry.