Wolf Lake Memorial Park’s Pavilion comes alive with music all five nights of the 10th Annual Festival of the Lakes, July 17 to 21.
Each day of the festival has a special theme based on the music being performed on the Main Stage by well-known regional groups and internationally-known music stars. The opening acts and headliners bring fans from all over the Midwest and from around the country. Admission is free to the concerts and festival-goers are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets to enjoy the shows.
Wednesday, July 17 is Motown Night and Smokey Robinson takes to the stage. An area group will open for the music legend at 7 p.m.
Rock Night is the theme for Thursday, July 18. Evolution – A Tribute to Journey is the opening act at 7 p.m. followed by Bruce in the USA – The Worlds #1 Tribute to Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band.
Better Than Erza performs at 7 p.m. on the Main Stage on Friday, July 19 during Alternative/Pop Rock Night. Then Lifehouse makes its debut at Festival of the Lakes.
Saturday’s live music entertainment theme is Hip Hop Night and LL Cool J brings his brand of stardom to the main stage.
Latin Night concludes the 2013 edition of Festival of the Lakes and La Original Banda El Limon lights up the stage.
The Children’s Stage will also be the setting for special entertainment during Festival of the Lakes.
On Wednesday, the Steve Kellogg Magic Show begins at 5:15 p.m. The magician performs again at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Demonstrations of Tae Kwon Do will be presented at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Michelle’s Dance Studio members perform at 2 p.m. on Saturday and at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Sunday’s Latin theme brings to dance companies to the Children’s Stage. At 3 p.m. Ballet Folklorico Yolotzin performs Latin Dance followed at 4 p.m. by the Folklorico Dancers offering Dance About the Monarch.