AUGUST SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park (318 E. Kenilworth)
The concession stand opens at 6 pm, concerts begin at 6:30 pm.
Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and appetite to the Villa Park Summer Concerts! Great family entertainment and good eats will make for a fun night!
AUGUST 3: C.J. STANLEY BAND
The C.J. Stanley band is a cutting edge blend of Southern Rock and Texas blues. The group, consisting of family and life-long friends has entertained audiences for over 25 years.
AUGUST 10: LE TRAVAILLANT
Le Travaillant plays Cajun music, the dance music of French-speaking Louisiana -perfect for Mardi Gras, crawfish boils, or any other occasion that needs authentic Louisiana atmosphere. The phrase “Le Travaillant” is Cajun French for “the working man,” and its members have a great time living up to that name, playing long sets of upbeat two-steps and waltzes that keep feet energetically moving on the dance floor.
AUGUST 17: MASON RIVERS
A high-energy country band that covers the best of today’s country music as well as your favorite classics, Mason Rivers was formed from some of the finest musical talent in the Chicagoland area. Strong male and female lead vocalists and a rich diversity of musical background and skill result in an exciting sound that’s bigger than country, stronger than rock.
AUGUST 24: JUKE BOX BAND
The always crowd-pleasing Juke Box Band can play virtually any pop tune and shift easily from modern pop to classic rock to blues to country to 50’s-60’s to jazz, etc. This charismatic band involves audiences with sing-alongs and group dances and by taking requests! Every show is different because the crowd picks the songs! Playing exactly what the people want to hear shows that the Juke Box Band knows how to please an audience!
AUGUST 31: PIRATES OVER 40
Since 1999 the “Pirates Over 40” have been successfully entertaining audiences all over the Midwest with fun and energetic renditions of your Tropical favorites, including Jimmy Buffett, with an eclectic mix of oldies and classic rock, all performed in their own uniquely tropical flavored style. From festivals to private parties, from corporate events to neighborhood clubs, the Pirates Over 40 are sure to please when your needs call for a fun filled atmosphere of a tropical getaway. These seasoned veterans of some of Chicago’s top bands, each with an average of 25 years performing, touring and recording experience, bring the professionalism and depth of experience that guarantees the behind the scenes aspects of the show are every bit as smooth and polished as the show itself.
The Village of Villa Park would like to thank Ardmore Station Liquors and More Brewing Company for Sponsoring the entire August Summer Concerts.