Huntington Rogue River Blues Series
The City of Rockford and the Rockford Area Arts Commission invite the Rockford community to the Huntington Rogue River Blues Series every Tuesday evening, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Garden Club Park (behind Arnie’s), downtown Rockford. These family oriented concerts provide outstanding musical talent, free of charge. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. The concerts run from June 9 to August 11. Following is a list of the remaining scheduled performers: June 23-Root Doctor June 30-James Reeser and the Backseat Drivers July 7-Tomas Esparza Blues Experience July 14-Steve Hilger Blues Band July 21-Harper After the Blues Series July 28-Organissimo (jazz) August 4-The Concussions (surf) August 11-Delilah DeWylde & The Lost Boys (honky tonk) In case of inclement weather, the event will move to the Rotary Pavilion on the corner of Courtland and Squires streets. Parking is available at the South Squires Street parking lot, which is accessed from the Bridge Street entrance drive between Vitale’s and J.T. Stitchery or from the Main Street entrance drive north of the Rogue Valley Towers building. A short, pleasant walk north on the White Pine Trail will bring you directly to the park.
The City of Rockford and the Rockford Area Arts Commission is pleased to announce that Huntington Bank is the proud sponsor of this year’s Huntington Rogue River Blues series. The Blues Series will once again provide the Rockford community with Tuesday evening concerts in downtown Rockford Garden Club Park from 7 to 9 p.m. These family oriented concerts provide outstanding musical talent, free of charge to the public. Come early and enjoy dinner in one of Rockford’s fine eating establishments and stroll through the wonderful shops. Then bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an evening of wonderful music. Garden Club Park is located in downtown Rockford, north of the Rockford Dam on Bridge Street, directly behind the Squire Street shops. Rogue River Blues Series, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 Weezil Malone Band Tuesday, June 16 Lynn Thompson Band Tuesday, June 23 Root Doctor Tuesday, June 30 James Reeser and the Backseat Drivers Tuesday, July 7 Tomas Esparza Blues Band Tuesday, July 14 Steve Hilger Blues Band Tuesday, July 21 Harper After the Blues Series, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 28 Organissimo (Jazz) Tuesday, Aug. 4 The Concussions (Surf) Tuesday, Aug. 11 Delilah DeWylde & the Lost Boys (Honky Tonk) **Inclement weather: the event moves to Rotary Pavilion located in downtown Rockford at the corner of Courtland Street and Squires Street. Parking Suggestion: South Squires parking lot, accessed from Bridge Street entrance drive between Vitale’s and J.T. Stitchery or Main Street entrance drive north of the Rogue Valley Towers building. A short, pleasant walk north on the White Pine Trail will bring you directly to the park.