Foellinger Theatre announces ‘Music You Know By Heart’ series

Foellinger Theatre (News-Sentinel.com file photo)

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has announced the 2020 “Music You Know By Heart” concert series at the Foellinger Theatre, featuring shows from national acts performing the music of classic bands.

For the first time ever, in addition to individual concert tickets, the Foellinger Theatre is offering series tickets – same location seating – for all four shows. All seats are sheltered from the rain, and parking is convenient and free. Tickets for all four of these shows will go on sale on Friday, April 3 on Ticketmaster.com. During the Covid 19 response, the Parks and Recreation Department offices are closed to the public, but ticket buyers may call 260-427-6000 to purchase tickets starting at 10 a.m. on April 3, then Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. until the offices have reopened for business. During this time, no walk-up purchases will be available.

The lineup includes:

Rumours – the Music of Fleetwood Mac, Saturday, June 20

This Atlanta-based band returns to Foellinger Theatre to recreate Fleetwood Mac at the height of its career.

Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience, Saturday, July 18

In 1984, Cetera added his tenor vocals to several songs on Chicago 17, the biggest selling Chicago album in history, including the chart-topping “You’re the Inspiration,” “Stay The Night,” “Along Comes A Woman” and “Prima Donna” and was quickly recruited by the band to hit the road for one of the most memorable tours in their history.

Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles, Friday, August 7

This concert returns for another evening of Eagles music. Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles is the only show with official authorization to perform the Eagles catalog of music.

Stayin’ Alive – the sound of the Bee Gees, Saturday, August 8

The boys from Canada return to Foellinger Theatre to offer the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list, singing blockbusters such as “Night Fever”, “Jive Talkin,'” “How Deep Is Your Love,” “You Should Be Dancing,” “Nights on Broadway,” and “Stayin’ Alive.” In addition, they perform softer poetic ballads such as “I Started a Joke,” “Massachusetts,” “Fanny Be Tender,” “Words,” and “To Love Somebody” among other great hits.

All shows start at 8 p.m.. Gates open at 7 p.m. Sponsored by ABC21, Majic 95.1 and Classic Hits 101.7.

There are still more concert announcements coming from Foellinger Theatre. For updates and full details about the 2020 schedule, visit FoellingerTheatre.org.


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