Indy Parks Announces their 2015 Summer Concerts & Movies

Indy Parks presents the 2015 Summer Concert Series and Movies as the weather is getting warmer, the music this summer is ready to heat up.The Indy Parks Summer Concert Series presents an array of amazing artists and genres for every taste – from smooth jazz to rock and more than 50 events in beautiful outdoor venues. Indy Parks offers so much, from Indianapolis Symphony in the Park played at Ellenberger, Garfield and Holliday Parks, to blues and jazz at Watkins Park, pops at Garfield Park, indie rock at Broad Ripple Park, folk and jazz at Eagle Creek Park, alternative rock at Ellenberger Park, local favorites at Holliday Park, and orchestral Music in the Garden at Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Gardens.Not to be missed this summer are monthly Saturday night “Movies on the Lawn”! Enjoy a relaxed setting, the free summer screenings of popular titles inviting park patrons to drive or bike to historic Garfield Park.  For theatre fans, the MacAllister Amphitheatre will host six nights of “Othello” in late summer.For more information and weather updates on events, follow “Indy Parks and Recreation” on Facebook and Twitter.

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Broad Ripple Summer Concert Series
Broad Ripple Park – Fridays 6:30 PM
May 22     Rodney Stepp & The Steppin’ Out Band
Jun. 5       FERRIS
Jun. 19     Heather Michelle Chapman
Jul. 17      Jared Thompson and Premium Blend
Jul. 31      Michael Kelsey

Indy Parks Pops Series
Garfield Park MacAllister Amphitheater
7PM Thr. Jun 11 Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis
7PM Thr. Jun 18 Athenaeum Pops Orchestra
7PM Thr. Jun 25 Greater Greenwood Community Band
8PM Wed. Jul 1 Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra & Fireworks Presentation
7PM Thr. Jul 9 Indianapolis Symphonic Band
7PM Thr. Jul 16 Indianapolis Municipal Band
7PM Thr. Jul 23 Pride of Indy – Concert & Jazz Bands
7PM Thr. Jul 30 Jazz Renegades Dance Band
7PM Thr. Aug 6 New Horizons Band of Indianapolis
7PM Thr. Aug 13 Swing Shift Indy
7PM Thr. Aug 20 Barton Rogers Big Band

Movies on the Lawn
Garfield Park Arts Center – Dusk or 9 PM Saturdays
May 30 Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
Jun. 27 Jurassic Park
Jul. 25 Honey I Shrunk the Kids
Aug. 29 Guardians of the Galaxy

Music in the Gardens
Garfield Park Sunken Gardens
Presented by The Friends of Garfield Park
7PM Thr. Jun. 4 Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra

Shakespeare in the Park
Garfield Park MacAllister Amphitheater
The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
Aug. 21, 22, 28, 29; Sep. 4, 5

Symphony in the Park
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra – 8 PM
Wed. Jul 1 Garfield Park MacAllister Center
Wed. Jul 8 Ellenberger Park
Thu. Jul 16 Holliday Park

Holliday Park Summer Concerts
Thursdays at 7 PM (I.S.O. Concert at 8 PM)
May 28 Cathy Morris
Jun. 11 Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
Jun. 25 Matt Roush
Jul. 9 Dave and Rae
Jul. 16 Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (8 PM)
Jul. 23 Whitney Erin

Blues in the Park
Watkins Park – Sundays at 5 PM
May 10 The Upsetters
Jun. 14 Todd Harold Group
Jul. 12 Milton Tee Blues Band
Aug. 9 Chubby & The All Stars
Sep. 13 On Cue

Jazz in the Park
Watkins Park – Sundays at 5 PM
May 31 Cliff Ratliff Band
Jun. 28 Music Box
Jul. 26 Finnell Factor
Aug. 30 George Middleton

In Concert with Nature
Eagle Creek Marina – Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
(Requires Park Admission)
Jun. 10 Flatland Harmony Experiment
Jun. 24 Hogeye Navvy
Jul. 8 Blackberry Jam – The Folk Band
Jul. 22 Bill Prince & His Band of Skeptics
Aug. 5 The Halfstep Sisters
Aug. 19 Emily Ann Thompson Band

Jazz on the Point
Eagle Creek Marina – Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
(Requires Park Admission)
Jun. 3 Monica Herzig Acoustic Project
Jun. 17 Gary Walters and Friends
Jul. 1 Marlin McKay Group
Jul. 15 Everett Greene
Jul. 29 Farrelly/Markiewicz Jazz Quintet
Aug. 12 Betty Souza
Aug. 26 Mitch Shiner

Irvington Artists
Ellenberger Park – Saturdays at 6PM
May 23   Blue Alchemy
Jun. 20   Irvington Folk Festival (2PM to 8PM)
Jul. 18    Martine Loke
Aug. 15  Brains Behind PA

Irving Circle Park Concerts
Saturdays at 7 PM
Jun. 6  Audio Diner
Jul. 11 Late Shift with Paul Diebold
Sep. 12 The Lightweights XL With Mike Hayes

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