Rockford Park District
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Sounds of Summer

Sounds of Summer

Music in the Park

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Rockford Area Arts Council which receives support from the City of Rockford, the Illinois Arts Council Agency and its members.

Long a Rockford tradition... beautiful summer evenings in the historic Sinnissippi Park Music Shell. Surrounded by majestic trees, local and regional talents work their own musical magic. All performances are free!

Levings Showcase

Live at Levings

Held at Levings Park, Montague St. and S. Johnston Ave. Featuring all varieties of talents, including singers, dancers, rappers, comedians, magicians and more great professional acts.

Domingos En El Parque

Held at Levings Park, Montague St. and S. Johnston Ave. This series presents the music, arts and culture of Rockford's Latino community.

Tunes on the Terrace


Come relax and listen to local musicians on the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens outdoor terrace. Choose from jazz, folk, Latin, country, and more.

All concerts are FREE, so bring family and friends, and don't forget a lawn chair or blanket! Beverages (including alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and food are available for purchase. Held Wednesday nights during the summer with food from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. and music from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Food provided starting at 5PM by Fresco/Francescho's.