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Crystal Lake Park District’s Concerts in the Park series starts Tuesday

Crystal Lake Park District’s summer concert series will kick off Tuesday with a Caribbean band.

The Concerts in the Park series takes place at 7 p.m. each Tuesday through Aug. 9 at Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Drive.

This year’s line-up include:

  • May 31: Mr. Myers, which performs what the band describes as “Caribbean rock”
  • June 7: Crystal Lake Community Band
  • June 14: Soul Sacrifice, a Santana tribute
  • June 21: cover band 28 Days
  • June 28: Voices in Harmony
  • July 12: Dancing Queen, a ABBA tribute band
  • July 19: The Flat Cats, which performs jazz and blues
  • July 26: Crystal Lake Community Band
  • Aug. 2: country band Wild Daisy
  • Aug. 9: The Student Body, which performs party hits

Admission and parking are free with food, beer and wine and a small charcoal grill allowed. Food trucks will also be on site for the first time this year. The food truck schedule can be found at crystallakeparks.org/special-events.

In the event of inclement weather, decision to reschedule the concert will be made by 4 p.m. That can be checked by calling 815-410-4475, Ext 6.

Attendees are asked to park in the Main Beach parking lot across the street from Lakeside Arts in the Park and South Elementary. Please do not park at the boat gate, Dole Mansion or Seminary Park.