Grab your picnic basket, chairs and blankets and join the fun this summer in Town Square!
Rain dates and locations, if applicable, are listed. Please do not bring pets to Town Square programs.
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2019 Town Square Concerts & Events
Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies
Saturday, June 1 • 3-4 p.m.
Celebrate the kick-off of our 2019 Summer Challenge: Chuck Jones Summer of Creativity, with this energetic band that will get kids and families dancing, laughing and rocking out. Rain location: Central Library
The She Gees
Monday, June 3 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
The She Gees is a female-fronted, disco-powered, fully-choreographed journey through the music of one of the most iconic pop groups in history: the Bee Gees. Rain date: June 4
Wednesday, June 5 • 7-7:45 p.m
Join Jim Gill for fun renditions of his award-winnning songs and stories that will have everyone clapping, jumping, dancing and even sneezing along. Rain location: Central Library
Summer Dance Concert
Friday, June 7 • 6:30-9 p.m.
Experts from Arthur Murray instruct in Salsa and Bachata with live music from The Jazz Cats Band. Sponsored by Schaumburg Park District.
Good Clean Fun
Monday, June 10 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Join Mike Bruccoleri, a former member of Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, for hit songs of every genre from pop to disco to classic rock. Rain date: June 11
The Commedia Puss in Boots
Wednesday, June 12 • 7-7:30 p.m.
In this Street Theater performance, Puss in Boots, the foolish youngest son of a miller, follows the advice of a clever cat in extraordinary footwear to achieve nobility and a fine marriage. Of course, the players embellish the story with their own form of magic. There’s a laundry list of laughs, especially when Puss in Boots duels the great laundry giant! Sponsored by the Schaumburg Park District. Sponsored by Schaumburg Park District
Thursdays, June 13, July 10 & Aug. 8 • 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Take a moment to relax and enjoy a warm summer evening with outdoor yoga for the whole family. Please bring your own yoga mat or towel. Rain location: Central Library
Schaumburg Park District Gymnastics
Fridays, June 14 & August 2 • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Join the Fun! Come learn about the Schaumburg Park District Gymnastics program and try some tumbling skills with staff assistance. Sponsored by the Schaumburg Park District.
Reunion Jazz Orchestra
Monday, June 17 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
This big band has an authentic swing you’ll love, but also plays ballads, progressive and Latin music. Rain date: June 18
Kevin and the Infinite Possibilities
Wednesday, June 19 • 7-7:45 p.m.
Through song and storytelling, Kevin Farris inspires kids to live within their creativity and evolve into a more self-aware generation. Rain location: Central Library
Modern Day Romeos
Monday, June 24 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Modern Day Romeos perform motown classics, rock treasures, metal anthems, 80s favorites, 90s gems and the top hits of the 2000s. Rain date: June 25
Millie Monka and the Salmon Cannery
Wednesday, June 26 • 7-7:30 p.m.
In this Street Theater performance, the salmon cannery has been in the Monka family for five generations. But when something fishy starts to happen and all the salmon disappear from the river, the fate of the business and all who rely on it — especially our heroine, Millie Monka — takes a deep dive. Will hero Fisher Cutbait be able to save Millie from the conveyor belt? Will Gramma’s heart hold up to tell the tale? Find out in this timeless melodrama featuring fishy characters and far-fetched comedy, sure to provide plenty of laughs that are anything but canned. Sponsored by the Schaumburg Park District.
Friday, June 27 • 7-7:45 p.m.
Classic folk songs for kids, as well as her own melodic original tunes, come together seamlessly and make for an infectious good time with Alina Celeste. Rain location: Central Library
Monday, July 1 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Arra is undoubtedly one of the best classic rock bands in the 'burbs, performing the biggest hits by the biggest bands of all time. Rain date: July 2
Summer Dance Concert
Friday, July 5 • 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Experts from Arthur Murray instruct in Foxtrot and Tango with live music from The Mike Knauf Quartet. Sponsored by the Schaumburg Park District.
Monday, July 8 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Special Consensus, a 2019 Grammy® nominee and winner of two International Bluegrass Music Association awards, performs classic bluegrass with a modern sensibility. Rain date: July 9
Wizard of Oz: The Deleted Scene
Wednesday, July 10 • 7-7:30 p.m.
In this Street Theater performance, Dorothy is sidetracked by a farmer offering an alternate route. Will Dorothy meet her three friends? What about Glinda and the Wicked Witch? Dorothy soon discovers that the shortcut doesn’t even take her to the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Sponsored by Schaumburg Park District
Shout Section Big Band
Monday, July 15 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Beloved by jazz fans and swing dancers, Shout Section performs classic big band jazz from the 1930s and '40s, and adapts modern hits to the big band style. Rain date: July 16
Wipeout for Teens
Wednesday, July 17 • 6-8 p.m.
This Wipeout-style game features four players, each on their own pedestal, watching the padded log as it approaches and deciding whether to jump over or duck under the moving log. Just when you think you've got the rhythm, it may change directions! Get (gently) knocked down, and you're eliminated. Rain date: July 18
Second Hand Soul Band
Monday, July 22 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
This energetic, seven-piece band performs Motown, soul and rock and roll. Rain date: July 23
Wednesday, July 24 • 7-7:45 p.m.
Two-time Grammy® nominated Justin Roberts is truly one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene, creating the soundtrack to families' lives helping kids navigate the joys and sorrows of growing up and parents remember their own childhoods. Rain location: Central Library
June's Got the Crush
Monday, July 29 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
This musical tribute to American country music icons Johnny Cash and June Carter includes songs from every decade of Cash's hit collection of music. Rain date: July 30
Summer Dance Concert
Friday, Aug. 2 • 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Experts from Arthur Murray instruct in Swing with live music from The StingRays. Sponsored by Schaumburg Park District
Monday, Aug. 5 • 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Musical lines are blurred as Classical Blast melds classical music into classic rock hits and rocks out to new adaptations of music by Beethoven, Bach and more. Rain date: Aug. 6
Frequently Asked Questions
Where exactly is Town Square?
Town Square is located at the corner of Roselle and Schaumburg Roads. All events are held in the Town Square outdoor amphitheater, near the Central Library.
Can I bring food and drinks to the events?
Yes! Feel free to bring your own food and drinks to enjoy, or stop by one of the restaurants in Town Square to grab a snack during the show.
Can I bring my pet to the event?
Sorry, pets are not allowed in Town Square.
Are these events for all ages?
Yes! Unless otherwise noted, all events are for all ages - bring the whole family!
What happens if it's raining?
Decisions to delay, cancel or relocate an event due to inclement weather are not made until 4 p.m. on the day of the event. Sign up to receive email updates when an event is cancelled or moved to its rain location. You can also call us at (847) 985-4000 after 4 p.m. on the day of the event for details. For events sponsored by Schaumburg Park District, please call (847) 490-7020.