Main Street Nights

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Grab a blanket and position yourself in the Park Forest Downtown Village Green (Cunningham and Main Streets) for eight FREE nights of entertainment, rain, or shine! Vendors on hand selling food and drinks! The evening starts at 6:30 p.m. with an opening act followed by the showcased entertainment. In case of rain, performances will be moved to Theater 47, 371 Artists Walk. For weather-related changes or cancellations, please call 748-2005 during Village Hall hours or check the Recreation and Parks Department Facebook page at

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Funkadesi August 2022 Pittsburgh (002)

6:30 p.m. Taylor-Drumming

7:30 p.m. Funkadesi
For over 25 years, wowing crowds with their blend of Indian bhangra, Bollywood & folk with reggae, funk, and Afro-Caribbean grooves, Funkadesi emphatically personifies inclusive joy. This 10-time Award-Winning Chicago-based band delivers a virtuoso high energy musical experience

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Freddie Dixon Band

6:30 p.m. Mr. Taps
7:30 p.m.  Freddie Dixon Blues Band
The Freddie Dixon Blues Band consists of a group of South Side Chicago Blues greats anchored by Doktu Rhute Muuzic, Maurice John Vaughan, and of course the inimitable Freddie Dixon! Freddie Dixon is the son of Willie Dixon, who is known as the greatest Blues songwriter/arranger of his generation. Willie Dixon’s songs have been recorded by Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Led Zeppelin, and Eric Clapton among many others. Freddie has toured and recorded extensively with his father. More recently as a Chicago Blues Ambassador Freddie is a member of the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame.

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Terrance Simien 16:30 p.m. SSSRA Drama Group

7:30 p.m. Terrance Simen & Zydeco Experience
Terrance Simien and his bandmates create a spicy, hypnotic blend of New Orleans flavored-world-funk-reggae-blues-American Zydeco roots music that beckons you to your feet and into the groove. As a two-time GRAMMY-award-winning artist, Simien has been shattering Zydeco roots music myths for 35 years. His legendary live performances incorporate spoons on washboards, complex vocal harmonies and a diverse repertoire that feel more like a party than a show. The group has toured 45 countries and have shared studio and stage with Robert Palmer, Stevie Wonder, Los Lobos, Paul Simon and Dave Matthews Band to name a few.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

McNary Experience

6:30 p.m. TBD
7:30 p.m.  The McNary Experience

The McNary Experience led by lead vocalist Qiana McNary, is a band of highly skilled and talented professionals that play a wide variety of music. Qiana McNary's powerful voice is rich with deep texture. Her classically trained voice is tremendously versatile and emotive. The entire band will send you into music euphoria with their soulful repertoire. From old school to new school, jazz and funk, this band has everything you need to take you on a musical journey known as The McNary Experience. 

Wednesday, July 19, 2023


6:30 p.m. Spotlight on Southland Arts
7:30 p.m.  Southland Jazz Ensemble w/ Ava Logan

SJE’s swingin’ and Ava Logan’s singin’, bringing the best of big band music to the stage. Featuring the Southland’s finest musicians, the ensemble plays classic hits that will make you want to get up and dance!

Wednesday, July 26, 2023


6:30 p.m. Blooze Brothers

For over a quarter of a century, the Blooze Brothers Band has been one of Chicagoland’s most in-demand show bands and 2020 marked the 40th Anniversary of the original Blues Brothers Movie release.  They not only honor the music made by the original Blues Brothers in movies, & TV, but also embrace Soul, R & B, Motown, and,  John Belushi’s love of classic rock.  Like Aykroyd and Belushi, they fuse those great musical traditions into a stage show that energizes and delights hundreds of thousands of music fans across the greater Chicago area and beyond every year. With a combination of two high-energy front-men, a dynamic female lead singer, some of Chicago's top musicians, and their 1974 Dodge Monaco Bloozemobile replica, The Blooze Brothers provide a musical experience that can't be beat! 

7:30 p.m.  Movie Night: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Mario bro movie posterWhile working underground to fix a water main, Brooklyn plumbers Mario (Chris Pratt) and brother Luigi (Charlie Day) are transported down a mysterious pipe and wander into a magical new world. But when the brothers are separated, Mario embarks on an epic quest to find Luigi. With the assistance of Mushroom Kingdom resident Toad (Keegan-Michael Key) and some training from the strong-willed ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom, Princess Peach (Anya Taylor-Joy), Mario taps into his own power.

Wednesday, August 2, 2023


6:30 p.m. Spotlight on Park Forest
7:30 p.m.  Fredi Taylor FT. NU Source Band

Chicago-Born vocalist Fredi Taylor started her music career as a child singing in church and grew to become a local and national performing vocalist and spoken word artist.  Fredi has brought together and performed with talented, internationally renowned musicians and always keeps the crowd on their feet, dancing and singing along.  This year's Music Project features Nu Source Band and celebrates 25 years in the music industry. Get ready for classic and contemporary R&B hits that span the generations, topped with Fredi's special passionate, high-energy style, that all are sure to enjoy."


Events are subject to change, call 748-2005 to confirm the weekly schedule.