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Foreigner, Styx, REO Speedwagon headline Foellinger Theatre summer concerts

Soul music legend Mavis Staples will perform Aug. 23 as part of the summer concert series at Foellinger Outdoor Theatre in Franke Park. (Courtesy photo)
Soul music legend Mavis Staples will perform Aug. 23 as part of the summer concert series at Foellinger Outdoor Theatre in Franke Park. (Courtesy photo)

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For more details, call the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000 or go to www.foellingertheatre.org.
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Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:55 pm
It will be a summer to rock with Foreigner, Styx and REO Speedwagon headlining the concert season at Foellinger Outdoor Theatre.The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department also will mix things up a bit with the soulful sound of Mavis Staples and the Tex-Mex sound of Los Lobos.

Concert tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday at www.foellingertheatre.org and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays at 427-6000 or in the Fort Wayne Parks office, 705 E. State Blvd. Tickets also are available 6-10 p.m. on concert days at the Foellinger Theatre box office in person or at 427-6715.

The theater also will show several current family-friendly movies, such as “Frozen,” “The Lego Movie” and “Monsters University” along with classics “Mary Poppins” and a 75th anniversary showing of “The Wizard of Oz.”

Here is the lineup:May 18, 4 p.m.: Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony and Concert Orchestra, free.

May 24, 8 p.m.: Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles, a popular Eagles tribute band, $15 per person.

June 6, 8 p.m.: The Guess Who, $25, $30, $35 and $40.

June 10, 7:30 p.m.: Fort Wayne Area Community Band and area high school band members, free.

June 21, 8 p.m.: The Hit Men, featuring former members of bands such as Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, The Critters and more, $15, $20, $25 and $30.

June 24, 8 p.m.: REO Speedwagon, $39, $49, $59, $69 and VIP $99.

June 28, 8 p.m.: BritBeat, a The Beatles tribute band, $15.

July 8, 7:30 p.m.: Fort Wayne Area Community Band, free.

July 12, 8 p.m.: Foreigner, $35, $45, $55 and $60.

July 26, 8 p.m.: Fort Wayne Jazz Orchestra plays a “Tribute to Big Bands” concert, free.

Aug. 2, 8 p.m.: The Grass Roots and The Buckinghams, $20, $25, $35 and $40.

Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m.: Fort Wayne Children's Choir performs music from movies, free.

Aug. 9, 8 p.m.: On A Night Like This, a band featuring former studio musicians from Fort Wayne, $5.

Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m.: Fort Wayne Area Community Band, free.

Aug. 16, 8 p.m.: Styx, $39, $49, $59, $69 and VIP $99.

Aug. 22, 8 p.m.: Junk Yard Band, $5.

Aug. 23, 8 p.m.: Mavis Staples, whose career has ranged from gospel and soul music to a collaboration with Jeff Tweedy of the band Wilco, $20, $25, $30 and $35.

Aug. 24, 4 p.m.: Heartland Chamber Chorale presents a big band jazz patriotic pops concert, $5.

Sept. 27, 8 p.m.: Los Lobos, $23 and $30.Admission is free; all films begin at 9 p.m.:

June 15: “The Nut Job”

July 2: “Frozen”

July 9: “Monsters University”

July 16: “Saving Mr. Banks”

July 23: “Mary Poppins”

July 30: “The Lego Movie”

Aug. 6: “Despicable Me 2”

Aug. 13: “The Wizard of Oz”

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For more details, call the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000 or go to www.foellingertheatre.org.

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