Beginning this June, The Morton Arboretum will unveil a new weekly summer concert series featuring top local bands, dancing, and the chance to enjoy tapas and drinks while unwinding on the Arboretum’s lush green clearing surrounded by towering trees.
Arbor Evenings: Music and More will take place every Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. June 6 through August 29, excluding July 4. Arbor Evenings is open to all ages and ticket-holders receive one complimentary beverage, beer, wine or soda, as well as activities such as lawn games and live music.
Arbor Evenings Entertainment Schedule
June 6 Frank & Dave
June 13 Cadillac Groove
June 20 Euphoria
June 27 Summer Son
July 11 Semple Band
July 18 the StingRays
July 25 Final Say
August 1 Soda
August 8 Pirates Over 40
August 15 Dick Diamond and the Dusters
August 22 Final Groove
August 29 R-Gang
“This new event welcomes visitors of all ages to savor summer evenings at The Morton Arboretum,” said Jenelle Hardtke, special events manager at The Morton Arboretum. “This season is all about being outdoors, and Arbor Evenings: Music and More is a great opportunity to take some time away from the busy day-to-day and spend it in the company of friends and family, listening to live music and enjoying tapas and drinks surrounded by our beautiful trees.”
Arbor Evenings: Music and More are $17 for those 21 years old and older. Those younger than 21 are admitted at no cost. Admission to The Morton Arboretum is waived after 4:30 p.m. for event attendees. Fast passes, which allow for expedited entry into the 12-week event, are available through May 31.