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 2016 Foellinger Theatre Summer Concert/
Movie Series
The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will present a whole summer of entertainment again in 2016. 


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Lynyrd Skynyrd
Friday, September 2, 8 pm


With a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide and their beloved classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” having sold over two million ringtones, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon that appeals to multiple generations. Some of their hits include “Simple Man,” “Tuesday’s Gone,” “Free Bird” and “Saturday Night Special.”

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The Little River Band
Saturday, July 30, 8 pm

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The Little River Band is considered to be one of Australia’s most significant bands, with worldwide album and CD sales topping 30 million. They also set a record for having Top 10 Hits for 6 consecutive years…the first band to achieve that mark. Their hits include: “Lonesome Loser,” “Help Is on Its Way,” “Cool Change,” and “Take It Easy on Me.”

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Peter Frampton 
Sunday, July 31, 7:30 pm

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Peter Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band the Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His session work includes collaborations with such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle and many others. His fifth solo album, the electrifying Frampton Comes Alive! is one of the top-selling live records of all time. 

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$49 – $79, $5 processing fee
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Joe Walsh with JD & The Straight Shot
 Tuesday, August 2, 7:30 pm  
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Joe Walsh has had a musical career spanning forty years, first gaining notoriety with the James Gang band, later with the Eagles and the reformed Eagles, played with several other touring bands and has had a successful solo career. In 1998, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Eagles. He’s played on records with everyone from the Beach Boys, Bob Seger and Steve Winwood to Michael McDonald, Warren Zevon and Lionel Richie, and he played alongside Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen in the closing jam at the 2012 Grammy Awards. Drawing from his extensive catalog of hits, Joe will perform favorites such as “Rocky Mountain Way,” “Walk Away,” “Life’s Been Good to Me So Far,” “Funk 49,” “Life in the Fast Lane,” “Turn to Stone,” and many more.

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Monday, August 15, 7:30 pm 
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The year 2016 marks the 46th Anniversary of perennial classic-rock favorite, America.  Founding members, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell (along with former band mate Dan Peek) met in high school in London in the late 1960s and quickly harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the strength of their signature song "A Horse With No Name."  America became a global household name and paved the way with an impressive string of hits following the success of their first #1 single.  Forty plus years later, these friends are still making music together, touring the world and thrilling audiences with their timeless sound. Their best-known tunes, which also include "I Need You," "Ventura Highway," "Don't Cross The River," "Tin Man," "Lonely People," and "Sister Golden Hair" were cornerstones of 1970's Top 40 and FM rock radio. 

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The Stranger, featuring Mike Santoro (Billy Joel Tribute)
Saturday, August 13, 8 pm

The Stranger is the complete premiere tribute to the music of one of the world’s most beloved performers, Billy Joel. This 6 piece band brings together an authentic replication of Billy's timeless music, crowning it with the type of soulful, spot on vocals that make listening to a Billy Joel song so special.

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Stayin’ Alive (Bee Gee's Tribute Band)

Saturday, August 20, 8 pm

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From traditional Bee Gee’s songs like “To Love Somebody” to disco era songs like “Stayin’ Alive,” the authentic look and falsetto voices of this Toronto based group will get you in the mood to re-live the 1970’s.

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Happy Together Tour 
Sunday, August 21, 7:30 pm

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Featuring The Turtles with Flo & Eddie (who also toured with Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention), this concert includes Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett & the Union Gap, the Spencer Davis Group, The Cowsills and Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & The Raiders. Combined, the artists on this show recorded close to 50 hits including “Gimme Some Lovin’,” “Young Girl,” “Joy to the World,” “It Ain’t Me Babe,” “Happy Together” and “Steppin’ Out.” 

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August 23, 7:30 pm

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Chicago – hailed as one of the most important bands of the rock and roll era – will be visiting Foellinger Theatre, led by original band members who give this band its iconic sounds. This Grammy-award-winning group’s appearance this year coincides with their induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and they will be performing such chart-toppers as “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” “Saturday in the Park,” If You Leave Me Now,” and “Colour My World.”  

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Charlie Daniels Band  
Thursday, September 1, 7:30 pm

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During Charlie Daniels 50-year career, he has scored hits on the rock, country, pop and Christian charts and counts his awards from the Country Music Association (CMA), Academy of Country Music (ACM), TNN/Music City News Awards, and the Gospel Music Association (GMA) among his many accolades. Born in Wilmington, NC, he was raised on a musical diet that included Pentecostal gospel, local bluegrass bands, rhythm & blues, and country music from the radio, including Nashville’s 650 WSM. His signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” topped both country and pop charts, bringing him international acclaim.

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 George Thorogood
Sunday, September 18, 7:30 pm


In 1973, a barely-out-of-his-teens Wilmington guitarist piled his gear into his drummer’s Chevy van to play their first gig at the University of Delaware dorm. More than 4 decades, over 8,000 live shows, and some 15 million albums sold worldwide later, that same maverick guitar-singer is still making electrifying music, still thrilling audiences and still the most bad-to-the-bone performer in rock. George Thorogood & The Destroyers are Badder than ever! 

George and his longtime band—Jeff Simon (drums, percussion), Bill Blough (bass guitar), Jim Suhler (rhythm guitar) and Buddy Leach (saxophone) –the new Badder than Ever Tour is indestructible proof that staying true to yourself and the music can still mean something. And with a catalog of classics that includes “Who Do You Love,” “I Drink Alone,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “Move It on Over,” “Bad to the Bone,” and more, being able to share it with audiences is what will always matter. 

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The 2016 concert series of Foellinger Theatre was made possible with the support of the following:

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Additional support provided by:

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All Pacific Coast concerts sponsored by:
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General Information

Events are held rain or shine as our open air theatre is covered. Be sure to bring your bug spray as well as extra layers of clothing and/or blankets depending on the weather. Foellinger Theatre is a smoke-free facility.  Outside food and beverage is not permitted. FREE parking is available at all concerts!

Tickets purchased on-line will be mailed to you the next business day. Tickets may also be purchased over the telephone by calling 260.427.6000 or 260.427.6715 after 6 pm day of show. 


Please note: Wheelchair accessible tickets and companion tickets are not available for purchase online. Please call 260-427-6000 in advance or 260-427-6715 (after 6 pm day of show) to purchase.  A map of the parking lot including designated ADA spots is now available. 

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Holiday Inn at IPFW Coliseum is our official lodging sponsor and has special rates for Parks & Recreation participants! Click the Holiday Inn link and you will be directed to the Holiday Inn's reservation page that already has the special rate loaded. Call today to book your room! 260-482-3800.


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Additional Information

Contact: Tim Byers, Theatre Manager, 260.427.6018 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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