PORTAGE | Through collaboration between Portage Parks and Recreation, Portage Chamber of Commerce and Portage Live Entertainment, a 13-concert series of Summer Music in the Park will be presented from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 4 through Aug. 27. All concerts will be held indoors at either the Sycamore Hall or Oakwood Grand Hall.
Concerts are free and open to the public. Music ranges from ’40s and ’50s to rock ’n' roll, swing, blues, contemporary and a Jimmy Buffet tribute, all featuring local talent.
The concerts are made possible by donations from The John W. Anderson Foundation and the Portage business community.
June 4, Jim Bulanda and Harley Hehr, Salute to the Stars song and comedy.
June 11, Hobart area concert band, music for all ages.
June 18, Blue Cool Red Hot, retro and favorites.
June 25, Guy Fricano Swing Jazz Band, ’30s and ’40s music.
July 2, Dave Hutchins, ’50s to contemporary.
July 9, Wolffgang girls choral group, favorite tunes.
July 16, Island 49 Jimmy Buffett Tribute.
July 23, Monterrey, music and song, past and present.
July 30, Relics, classic ’60s and ’70s rock.
Aug. 6, AcoustiCats, acoustic, blues, classic rock.
Aug. 13 Summer Symphony, string orchestra.
Aug. 20, New Element, Irish, Celtic, folk, rock, bluegrass.
Aug. 27, Larry Spurlock Little Big Band, big band music.
For information, call Terry Hardin with Portage Township Live Entertainment at (219) 762-5025.