What’s Happening at Foellinger Theatre in June
Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone
Saturday, June 9, 8 p.m., $20, $25
At the age of fifteen, Peter Noone achieved international fame as “Herman,” lead singer of the legendary 60’s pop band Herman’s Hermits. Their classic hits include “I’m Into Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter,” “There’s a Kind of Hush,” and “I’m Henry VIII, I Am.” Ultimately, Herman’s Hermits sold over sixty million recordings,
14 singles and seven albums went gold. Sponsored by Fun 101.7 WLDE, MedPartners, Lincoln Financial Foundation and Indiana Arts Commission.
Fort Wayne Area Community Band
Tuesday, June 12, 8 p.m., Free
It’s High School Band Night and the theme is “All American Concert”. Approximately 80 musicians, students, music teachers and professionals from all walks of life make up this local community band.
The Bel Airs
Friday, June 15, 8 p.m., $5
The Bel Airs, a local band formed in the 80’s, has been charming area patrons for years with their rockabilly music—a mix between rock ‘n roll and country. Sponsored by WGL1250 The River.
Movie: Cars 2
Wednesday, June 20, 8:30 p.m., Free
Star racecar, Lightning McQueen, and the incomparable tow truck, Mater, take their friendship to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever world Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. PG. 106 min. Sponsored by 97.3 WMEE.
Saturday, June 23, 8:00 p.m., $10
Imagine Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin and Bette Midler all together on one stage! That, in a nutshell, is the experience of Divapalooza. It’s an unforgettable night of rhythm & blues, jazz, musical theatre, rock & roll, folk and gospel. Sponsored by NIPR and MedPartners.
Air Force National Guard Band of the Great Lakes
Tuesday, June 26, 8:00 p.m., Free
The Air Force National Guard Band of the Great Lakes, based in Toledo, is returning to the Foellinger Theatre stage to delight us with their Military Band Sounds. It will be the last performance of this Air Force band at Foellinger Theatre because they will no longer be touring.
Movie: Kung Fu Panda 2
Wednesday, June 27, 8:30 p.m., Free
Po is living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace along side his friends and fellow kung fu masters. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain. PG. 90 min. Sponsored by 97.3 WMEE.
Saturday, June 30, 8:00 p.m., $12
Take a trip back to 1964 with BritBeat’s tribute to the Beatles. With mop tops, retro costumes, vintage instruments, and harmonizing vocals, BritBeat performs all the memorable Beatle’s hits from the sixties. Sponsored by Fun 101.7 WLDE and MedPartners.
Tickets may be purchased on-line at www.fortwayneparks.org or at the Parks & Recreation office, 705 E. State Blvd. You may also purchase tickets at the box office starting at noon the day of the show. The Foellinger Outdoor Theatre is located in Franke Park next to the Children’s Zoo on Sherman Boulevard. For more information, please call the box office at 427-6715 or the Parks & Recreation Department at 427-6000.