Sounds of Summer

Sinnissippi Music Shell

Music in the Park

Long a Rockford tradition... beautiful summer evenings in the historic Sinnissippi Park Music Shell. Surrounded by majestic trees, local and regional talents work their own musical magic. All performances are free!

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Imagination Station

A performance series which delights the young and the young-at-heart! Music, magic, juggling, drama, and comedy will involve and amaze all ages. These free shows are approximately 45 minutes long.

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Levings Showcase

Live at Levings

Held at Levings Park, Montague St. and S. Johnston Ave. Featuring all varieties of talents, including singers, dancers, rappers, comedians, magicians and more great professional acts.

Domingos En El Parque

Held at Levings Park, Montague St. and S. Johnston Ave. This series presents the music, arts and culture of Rockford's Latino community.

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Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Tunes on the Terrace

Come relax and listen to local musicians on the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens outdoor terrace. Choose from jazz, folk, Latin, country, and more. All concerts are FREE, so bring family and friends, and don't forget a lawn chair or blanket! Beverages (including alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and food are available for purchase. Held Wednesday nights during the summer from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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