Communities continue summer band concerts
The following community band concerts are taking place through the summer in McHenry County.
ALGONQUIN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7:30 p.m. Riverfront Park, 201 N. Harrison St., Algonquin. Schedule: June 28, Bopology (big band); July 5, R-Gang (Motown/R&B); July 12, Weekend Drive (classic rock); July 19, Liberty's Teeth (pop); July 26, Pirates Over 40 (Caribbean), at Towne Park; Aug. 2, HiFi Superstars (80s/90s covers); Aug. 9, Billy Croft & the 5 Alarm (country); Aug. 16, Tropixplosion (Calypso/Reggae). Free. Information: 847-658-2716 or www.algonquin.org/recreation.
CARY CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES, 7 p.m., Rotary Bandshell at Lions Park, 1170 Silver Lake Road, Cary. Sponsored by the Cary Park District. Schedule: June 28, Green Thirteen; July 12, Parrothead Express; July 14, Run 4 Covers. Free. Information: 847-639-6100 or www.carypark.com.
CRYSTAL LAKE CONCERTS IN THE PARK, 7 p.m., Crystal Lake Main Beach, 300 Lake Shore Drive, Crystal Lake. Sponsored by the Crystal Lake Park District. Schedule: July 3, Georgia Rae Band (bluegrass); July 10, AC Rock (a capella oldies to today); July 17, CW Wilde (rock, blues & country); July 24, Diving for Dynamite (1960s to today); July 31, White Saddle; Aug. 7, Crystal Lake Community Band; Aug. 14, Vito Buffalo Orchestra. Free. Information: 815-459-0680 or www.crystallakeparks.org.
RINGWOOD FIRST FRIDAYS CONCERT SERIES, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park, Route 31 and Harts Road, Ringwood. Schedule: July 6, Lee Murdock; Aug. 3, Will Kreuger. Hosted by the McHenry County Conservation District. Free. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the outdoor setting. Information: 815-479-5779 or www.mccdistrict.org.
McHENRY CITY BAND CONCERTS, 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 1450 N. Court St., McHenry. Free outdoor summer jazz concerts. Schedule: June 21, Audience Request Night; June 28, Audience Request Night II; July 5, Patriotic Night; July 12, Family Night; July 19, Fiesta Days; July 26, Summer Fun; Aug 2, Season Finale. Information:: www.mchenrycityband.com.
LAKE IN THE HILLS SOUND BITES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7 p.m., Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate, Lake in the Hills. Free concerts hosted by Lake in the Hills Parks & Recreation Department. Schedule: July 21, Tropixplosion; Aug. 11, Jim and Tonic Band. Food sales with family and children's activities starting at 6 p.m. Information: 847-960-7460 or www.lith.org.
WOODSTOCK CITY BAND CONCERTS, 7:30 p.m., on the Square, Woodstock. Schedule: July 4, "Red, White & Blue;" July 11, "By the Numbers;" July 18, "Night at the Movies;" July 25, "Musical Potpourri." Free. Information: 815-338-4212 or www.woodstockoperahouse.com.