Des Plaines Park District

Live at the Lake 2024

Live at the Lake 2024

Summer Entertainment Series

Thursdays, June 13–August 22

6:00–8:45p (Concerts start at 7:00p)

This summer, enjoy 10 days of free music at our various locations!

The Greens Series, at the Lake Park Clubhouse
Entertainment will include acoustic style bands. Food and beverages will be available for purchase (including alcoholic beverages for sale). Come early and enjoy rounds of golf, ½ hour paddle boat rides, kayaks, and Foot Golf rounds between 5:00–7:00p. Enjoy bags, Giant Jenga and Connect Four or relax on one of our newly added Adirondack chairs.

Central Park Series
Entertainment will include acoustic style bands. Join us in this exciting ‘Live’ series downtown location and enjoy the natural beauty this gem of a park has to offer. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

The Pavilion Series
Entertainment will include high-energy festival style bands. Bring your lawn chair, blanket, picnic dinner and enjoy a beautiful evening by the lake.

June 13, The Wayouts
Location: Bandshell Food Truck: Stix and Noodles Dessert Truck: My Funnel Truck
Four friends discovered a shared love of 1960s garage rock by artists like The Kinks and The Animals and recognized an opportunity to offer something different in Chicago’s live music scene.

June 20, The Messengers 
Location: Clubhouse Food Truck: Wooggie Rolls  
The Messengers tear through modern and classic rock, today’s country and Americana, unique medleys and mash-ups that leave audiences dancing, clapping and frequently speechless.

June 27, Mr. Myers 
Location: Central Park Food Truck: Curious Crow  
Mr. Myers blends the tropical sounds of calypso and ska, the rhythms of reggae and a little rock-n-roll with some favorite classic tunes to create their own style of music – Caribbean Rock.

July 11, Good Clean Fun
Location: Bandshell Food Truck: Tiki Terrace  
A dynamic party band that offers a fun and interactive show. Led by Mike Bruccoleri, formerly of Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone, Good Clean Fun has over a 2,000 song repertoire.

July 18, Farkus
Location: Clubhouse Food Truck: Curious Crow  
The Chicago rock band Farkus performs an eclectic mix of acoustic covers ranging from Roy Orbison to Chris Cornell.

July 25, Mackenzie O’Brien Band
Location: Central Park Food Truck: Kurbside Pizza
The Mackenzie O’Brien Band is Chicagoland’s hottest young country band consisting of full-time musicians and fronted by the young woman referred to as Chicago’s new country queen!

Aug 1, Taylor Swift Dance Party
Location: Bandshell Food Truck: Toasty Cheese  Dessert Truck: Kona Ice
A high energy show with well renowned DJ’s spinning all of Taylor’s BIGGEST HITS backed by a full production! This unique show gives a full concert experience and is the ultimate night out for Taylor Swift fans. Crowds are loud and energetic as they sing along to songs from start to finish!

Aug 8, Robby Celestin Duo
Location: Clubhouse Food Truck: Holy Smokes BBQ
With his mix of exciting dance moves, cover songs, critically acclaimed originals, and onstage energy, Robby has become the most sought-after vocalist and MC in Chicago and beyond.

Aug 15, Feel Good Party Band 
Location: Central Park Food Truck: La Calaca Dessert Truck: Kona Ice
FeelGood is a fun, energetic, Chicago-based tribute band. Feel Good plays all of your favorite party jams from the ’60s to today.

Aug 22, Valius  
Location: Bandshell Food Truck: Curious Crow   Dessert Truck: My Funnel Truck
With impressive musicianship, soaring harmonies and a tight rhythm section, we consider our style universal as we’ve curated a massive list of classic hits ranging from the 60’s to today!


Greens: 1015 Howard Avenue, at the Lake Park Clubhouse

Pavilion: 2200 Lee Street, at Fargo Avenue, Memorial Pavilion

Central Park: 1555 E. Thacker Street, just west of River Road, at the Gazebo

Activity Sponsor

Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711