The Chicago area's newest outdoor music venue, the Riveredge Park Music Garden, will open Jun 14-15 with the Blues on the Fox music festival in west suburban Aurora.
The venue will be anchored by the John C. Dunham performance pavilion that features flexible seating allowing up to 2,500 seats in front of the stage, general admission for 6,000-8,000, plus a rooftop deck that hosts 300 VIPs. Total capacity is around 10,000 for the inaugural season concert schedule that will, in part, include:
June 14 and 15 Blues on the Fox, featuring Dr. John, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Stone Foxes, Tommy Castro and The Painkillers, Robert Randolph and The Family Band
June 16 Amped Up Adventure Race
June 28 97Nine and American English
June 29 Loretta Lynn and Randy Travis
July 4 Bruce in the USA and Fox Valley Orchestra with post-concert Fireworks
July 13 Trace Adkins, Aaron Lewis, Drake White and Blackberry Smoke
August 9 Sing-a-long-a Grease Movie in the Park
August 16 Peter Frampton's Guitar Circus with Peter Frampton, Sonny Landreth and B.B. King
August 17 The Pink Floyd Experience
August 30 Get the Led Out - The American Led Zeppelin
The venue's website, RiverEdgeAurora.com, launches today. Tickets to Loretta Lynn and Randy Travis go on sale Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m. Tickets to all performances go on sale April 22 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased by calling (630) 896.6666.