2018 Foellinger Theatre Summer Concert/Movie Series

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will present a whole summer of entertainment again in 2018.

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Our Foellinger Theatre Summer Concert line-up has been announced and tickets will go on sale at 10 am on March 23rd! 


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2018 Concerts & Movies Brochure


Sponsors

The 2018 concert series of Foellinger Theatre was made possible with the support of the following: 

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Modest Mouse 
Friday, September 21, 8 p.m.

Modest Mouse formed in 1993 in Issaquah, Washington and has become, over the past two decades, the indie rock gold standard: One of the few bands capable of achieving massive popularity without sacrificing their longtime fans.

Ticket prices: $29, $49,  $59
Sponsored by: ALT 99.5, WISE-TV, Channel 33 (Fort Wayne CW) and Whatzup.   

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting May 18 at 10 am for Modest Mouse 


Upcoming Concerts!! 

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Little River Band
Fri
day, June 22, 8 p.m.

Little River Band was formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1975 and worldwide album and CD sales top 30 million. Chart success in America included the following singles: “It’s a Long Way There,” “Help is on Its Way,” “Happy Anniversary,” Reminiscing,” “Lady,” “Cool Change,” “Lonesome Loser,” and “Man on Your Mind.” 

Ticket prices: $40, $30
Sponsored by: WLDE and ABC 21.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Little River Band

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Willie Nelson 
Wednesday, June 27, 8 p.m.

“Legendary country singer, songwriter, actor, guitarist, writer and poet, Willie Nelson, returns to Foellinger Theatre. His long list of hits includes “On the Road Again,”

“Always On My Mind,” and “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys."

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Opener: Caroline Watkins. Read Caroline's bio

Ticket prices: $60, $80, $100
Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting April 20 at 10 am for Willie Nelson

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Let’s Hang On!
Frankie Valli  and the Four Seasons Tribute
Saturday, June 30, 8 p.m.

Let’s Hang On! captures the trademark vocal virtuosity, tight harmonies and crisp choreography that made The Four Seasons one of the greatest vocal groups of all time. This full blown stage show includes all the great Four Seasons’ mega-hits like: “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” “December ’63,” “Who Loves You,” and many more hits of the 60’s. If you liked Jersey Boys, you’ll love Let’s Hang On!

Ticket prices: $24
Sponsored by: 104.3 Good Time Oldies and PBS 39.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Let's Hang On!

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Arrival from Sweden:
The Music of ABBA
Saturday, July 7, 8 p.m.

ARRIVAL from Sweden has been touted as the world's greatest ABBA tribute band, with sold-out shows all over the world, performances in more than 50 countries since 1995 and 25 sold-out tours in the USA since 2005. ARRIVAL performs with some of the finest symphony orchestras in the world and also with ABBA original musicians. Sing along with your favorites like “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” and “S.O.S.”

Ticket prices: $30, $20
Sponsored by: WLDE, PBS 39 and the Civic Theatre.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Arrival from Sweden

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Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
Wednesday, July 11, 8 p.m.

Pat Benatar and Neil “Spyder” Giraldo, four-time Grammy winners, married 36 years, musical partners for 39 years…..

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo met each other in 1979 for the first time, in a small rehearsal room at SIR studios in New York City. The rest as they say, “is history.” Pat Benatar’s staggering vocal range and Neil Giraldo’s trailblazing artistry as a guitarist, producer, songwriter and arranger, together forge the undeniable chemistry and unprecedented sound that created some of rocks most memorable hits, including “Love Is a Battlefield,” “Heartbreaker,” “We Live for Love,” “We Belong,” and the signature, “Promises in The Dark.” Together they have sold over 30 million albums worldwide and won an unprecedented, four consecutive Grammy awards.

In 1982, Benatar and Giraldo were married and have two grown daughters. Their rock and roll love affair has endured for more than three and a half decades. Pat and Neil continue to tour, selling out concerts and wowing audiences everywhere. Theirs is a chemistry that will undoubtedly be thrilling music fans forever.


Ticket prices: $79, $59, $39

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

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Grand Funk Railroad
Saturday, July 14, 8 p.m.

Originating from Flint, Michigan in 1969, this top selling American rock group of the 70s is “comin’ to your town to help you party it down.” Known as "The American Band," the high-energy five-piece group includes original founding members Don Brewer and Mel Schacher. Joining Don and Mel is singer Max Carl from 38 Special and lead guitarist Bruce Kulick, best known for his 12 years with KISS. Grand Fund Railroad will perform the mega-hits “We’re an American Band,” “I’m Your Captain/Closer to Home,” “Locomotion,” and “Some Kind of Wonderful.”

Ticket prices: $50, $40
Sponsored by: WLDE and ABC 21.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Grand Funk Railroad



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The Beach Boys
Sunday, July 15, 7 pm

The Beach Boys are considered one of America’s greatest rock bands with their songs about surfing, cars and girls—“Good Vibrations,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “Help Me, Rhonda” and “Surfin’ USA.”

Ticket prices: $104, $84, $64

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for The Beach Boys 


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Stayin’ Alive
Bee Gees Tribute
Saturday, July 21, 8 p.m.

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.

Ticket prices: $24
Sponsored by: WLDE and PBS 39.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Stayin' Alive 

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Ted Nugent
Opening Act: Mark Mackay

July 25, 8 pm

Known as one of the greatest hard rock guitarists, Ted 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. Nugent's 34 albums have yielded hard rock classic songs "Stranglehold," "Cat Scratch Fever," "Fred Bear," "Great White Buffalo," "Free For All" and "Dog Eat Dog."

Ticket prices: $79, $59, $39

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Ted Nugent 

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The Lettermen
Saturday, July 28, 8:00 p.m., $30

This All-American, family friendly trio consists of Tony Butala, Donovan Tea and Bobby Poynton. The 60’s and the early 70’s saw The Lettermen score over 25 chart hit singles, including ”Theme from ‘A Summer Place,’” “Goin’ Out Of My Head/Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Hurt So Bad”. They have sung and recorded in over fourteen languages and have received eighteen gold records internationally.

Ticket prices: $30
Sponsored by: 104.3 Good Time Oldies and ABC 21.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for The Lettermen 



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Jay Leno
August 4, 8 pm

As the host of TV’s Emmy Award-winning and top-rated “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,” Leno is beloved for his hysterical monologues, celebrity interviews, and (of course!) his “Headlines” — a super funny feature where he roasts real headlines that never should have made it into print. His long-running “Jaywalking” segment, where he interviews people on the streets of L.A., has likewise produced some of the funniest moments on television.

Ticket prices: $99, $79, $59

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Jay Leno 


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Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone

Saturday, August 11, 8 p.m.

At the age of fifteen, Peter Noone achieved international fame as the lead singer for the legendary sixties pop band Herman’s Hermits, which ultimately sold over sixty million recordings. And now, accompanied by his band, Noone consistently plays to sold-out venues all over the world, with classic hits that include “I’m Into Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter,” “I’m Henry VIII, I Am,” “Silhouettes,” and “There’s a Kind of Hush,” to name a few. 

Ticket prices: $40, $30, $25
Sponsored by: WLDE and ABC 21.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Herman's Hermits 

Happy Together Tour

Happy Together Tour
Thursday, August 16, 8 p.m.

The Happy Together Tour of 2018 is back by popular demand, once again highlighted by Flo and Eddie of The Turtles.  They released their biggest hit, “Happy Together,” in 1967.  This year’s tour also includes Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, Mark Lindsay, former lead singer of Paul Revere and the Raiders, the Association, and the Cowsills.   
Ticket prices: $60, $80, $100
Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting April 20 at 10 am for Happy Together Tour
 

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Full Moon Fever, Tom Petty Tribute

Friday, August 17, 8 p.m.

Full Moon Fever is American’s premier Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band, performing classics such as “American Girl,” “Refugee,” and “Breakdown” to fan favorites like “Mary Jane’s Last Dance,” “I Won’t Back Down,” and “Free Fallin’,” Full Moon Fever captures these songs with remarkable accuracy and turns them into an unforgettable live experience.

Ticket prices: $20
Sponsored by: WLDE and PBS 39.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Full Moon Fever 

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The Guess Who

Friday, August 24, 8 p.m.

One of the founding members, Garry Peterson, brings this 1970s super group back to the Foellinger Theatre. You’ll rock to their mega-hits, including “These Eyes,” “No Sugar Tonight,” “Clap for the Wolfman,” “American Woman,” and the band’s entire collection of hits.

Ticket prices: $35
Sponsored by: WLDE and ABC 21.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for The Guess Who 


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Spend the Night with Alice Cooper
September 1, 8 pm

With his influence on rock & roll, there is little that Alice Cooper hasn’t achieved in his remarkable career, including platinum albums, sold-out tours and any number of honors and career achievement awards. Some of his well-known hits include: “School’s Out,” “No More Mister Nice Guy,” “Poison,” “Billion Dollar Babies” and “Welcome to My Nightmare.”

Ticket prices: $100, $80, $50

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Spend the Night with Alice Cooper 



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Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles

Monday, September 3, 7:30 p.m.

Hotel California returns to present an exciting showcase of The Eagles’ mega-hits such as “Take it Easy,” “Heartache Tonight,” and “Hotel California” as well as newer releases “Get Over It” and “Love will Keep Us Alive”.

Ticket prices: $24
Sponsored by: WLDE and PBS 39.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for Hotel California 

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REO Speedwagon

September 26, 8 pm

Founding member Neal Doughty and Kevin Cronin bring this Champaign, Ill originated boy band back to the Midwest. They'll play their biggest hits "Keep on Lovin' You," "Time for me to Fly," and many more of your favorites from their 40 million albums sold. 

Ticket prices: $100, $80, $60

Presented by Pacific Coast Concerts

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS starting March 23 at 10 am for REO Speedwagon 

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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. 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.


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