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2017 Foellinger Theatre Summer Concert/
Movie Series

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will present a whole summer of entertainment again in 2017.  

If you recently attended the No Meat/No Greet for Barenaked Ladies, the photos are now on-line!

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The 2017 Foellinger Theatre brochure is NOW available.


Our 2017 Concert Season



August 19, 8 pm 

BritBeat - 'A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History'  tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, their dynamic debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the attendance busting concert at Shea Stadium and onward to the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper era and finally the later years of Abbey Road and the White Album. The entire concert plays to the backdrop of immersive and captivating moving multimedia that intertwines with the moods and emotions of the Beatles’ iconic music catalog.

Purchase tickets starting March 10

Happy Together Tour   

August 23, 7 pm


The Happy Together Tour of 2017 is back by popular demand, once again highlighted by Flo and Eddie of The Turtles. Their debut single, Dylan’s “It Ain’t Me Babe,” went Top Ten in 1965 and launched the band on a brief string of hits: “Let Me Be,” “You Baby,” “Grim Reaper of Love,” and “Can I Get to Know You Better.” The Turtles weren’t content, however, and were about to break up, but first they released “Happy Together,” which proved to be their biggest hit, and one of 1967’s Top Ten records. With their career reinvigorated, “She’d Rather Be with Me,” “You Know What I Mean,” “Elenore,” and “You Showed Me” were their last single releases. This year’s tour also includes Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, The Association, The Cowsills, The Box Tops and The Archies Ron Dante.

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts.


Purchase tickets starting March 10 

Ted Nugent   

August 24, 7:30 pm

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"The Motor City Madman" Ted Nugent is known as one of the greatest hard rock guitarists, Nugent and his early band THE AMBOY DUKES had a #1 song in the USA "Journey To The Center Of The Mind" when he was still in high school.  His 34 albums have yielded hard rock classic songs "Stranglehold", "Cat Scratch Fever", "Fred Bear", "Great White Buffalo", "Free For All" and "Dog Eat Dog".

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts.


Purchase tickets starting June 2


Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home
Love & Comedy Tour

Tuesday, September 5th, 7:30 pm


Garrison Keillor went to work for Minnesota Public Radio in 1969, and from July 6, 1974 through July 1, 2016, he created and hosted his popular variety show, A Prairie Home Companion. His many books include Lake Wobegan Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny, and The Keillor Reader. He is host of the daily program The Writer’s Almanac and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, Good Poems: American Places.

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts and Outback Concerts.


Purchase tickets today!


September 7, 7:30 pm

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In a Gallup Poll in the 1990s, Styx was rated America's top rock band, and record sales, radio airplay and concert ticket sales affirmed that status. In the movie "Big Daddy", Adam Sandler's character yelled out "Styx is America's greatest rock band!" Formed in Chicago in 1972, Styx's worldwide record sales are nearing 20 million. Styx albums have included "Equinox", "Crystal Ball", "Pieces Of Eight", "The Grand Illusion". "Cornerstone" and "Paradise Theatre" In April of 2017, Styx's newest album "The Mission" was released, a concept album about a mission to Mars. 

Current Styx members include James "JY" Young, Tommy Shaw, Ricky Phillips, Lawrence Gowan and Todd Sucherman, with an occasional appearance by founding member and bass player Chuck Panozzo. 

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts. $49-$99  

Purchase tickets starting August 4 

The Steve Miller Band 

September 20, 7:30 pm

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The Steve Miller Band was formed in 1966 in San Francisco, and they have sold over 30 million records. Their Greatest Hits 1974 - 1978 collection is one of the best selling rock albums of all time, with over 3 million records sold. Steve's hit records include "Space Cowboy". "Livin' In The USA", "The Joker", "Fly Like An Eagle", "Abracadabra", "Jungle Love" and "Jet Airliner".

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts 


Purchase tickets starting June 2


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The 2017 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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If you would like to be a sponsor of future events at the Theatre, please e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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. Outside food and beverage is not permitted. FREE parking is available at all concerts!

No Passes Out
Effective March 9, 2017 customers of the Foellinger Theatre will no longer be permitted to re-enter the Theatre after leaving the gated area.  There will be no passes out issued.  For customer convenience a defined area inside of the Theatre gates will be designated for smoking.  There will be no smoking permitted in any other Theatre areas.

Parking for Ticketed Customer Only
Effective March 9, 2017 on show nights parking in the Foellinger Theatre parking lot in Franke Park as well as the overflow parking lot adjacent to the Theatre is reserved for customers who are ticketed for the show.  Violators may be ticketed or towed.

Alcohol is only allowed to be consumed within the Theatre facility (not in the parking lot).  Portable grills are not allowed in designated parking lot areas.

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. 

Official Lodging Sponsor1-BigHolidayInn

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 1-844-304-1950 today to book your room! (Ask for the Park & Recreation Rate). For group rates, make reservations by calling the sales team at 260-579-9136.

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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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