Music to Your Ears: A Directory of Outdoor Summer Concerts in South Bend and Mishawaka

by Tracy Molnar on June 23, 2007

Summer officially began a few days ago. It’s time to enjoy great weather and great tunes. Your chances are plentiful for both. Check out the schedule of bands, days, and times below. There’s something for everyone.

Meet Me On the Island – Century Center, Island Park
Admission: $5; children under 12 free
July 6, 5:00 – 10:00pm – Kuul Hand
July 27, 5:00 – 9:00pm – Clifford & Michaels Blues Band
August 24, 5:00 – 9:00pm – Mack Pherson and The Struts

Fridays By The Fountain, near W Colfax and N Michigan Streets
Admission: free
July 6, 11:30am – 1:30pm – The Chargers
July 20, 11:30am – 1:30pm – Blues, Inc.
August 3, 11:30am – 1:30pm – High Life
August 17, 11:30am – 1:30pm – Shilo

Rooftop Rendezvous, near E Wayne and S St Joseph Streets
Admission: $6.00
July 21 , 5:00pm to 10:00pm – Driving Reign
August 18, 5:00pm. to 10:00pm – Vyagra Falls

Beutter Park Thursday Concert Series
Admission: free
Jun 28, 6:30pm – South Side Denny
Jul 5, 6:30pm – The Benders
Jul 12, 6:30pm – The Soul Riders
Jul 19, 6:30pm – FBI-Funky Blues Intuition
Jul 26, 6:30pm – Everyday People
Aug 2, 6:30pm – Gold Mine Pickers
Aug 16, 6:30pm – Vehicle
Aug 23, 6:30pm – Last Call

Sundays at East Race / Seitz Park
June 24, 4:00pm — Whistle Pigs
July 1 — Comcast Family Day with Jetta & the Jelly Beans, 2 p.m.; Roz Puppets, 3 p.m.; Ruby Jazayre and the Sisters of the Nile, 4 p.m.; South Side Denny, 5 p.m.; Duke Tomatoe, 6:30 p.m., and fireworks at dusk.
July 8, 4:00pm — Hot Mulaba
July 15, 4:00pm — In the Pocket
July 22, 4:00pm — Blues Inc.
July 29, 4:00pm — The Buzz Band
Aug. 5, 4:00pm — Everyday People
Aug. 12, 4:00pm — E.T.A.
Aug. 19, 4:00pm — Phil Hornet
Aug. 26 — NIPSCO Family Day featuring Derrik Entertains (juggling and magic), 2 p.m.; Jetta & the Jellybeans, 3 p.m.; Vinylized, 4 p.m.; Dwendee, 6:30 p.m., and fireworks at dusk.


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