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Rockin’ at the River Concert Series in Pontiac is back and kicks off this Saturday

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pontiac - Blooze Bros

The Blooze Brothers kick off the City of Pontiac’s Rockin’ at the River Concert Series this Saturday, June 5th at Humiston-Riverside Park Bandshell, 612 W Water St.

Activities for the evening start at 6:00pm with giant yard games located near the bandshell run by the Pontiac Parks and Recreation Department. The Blooze Brothers pull in in their 1972 replica Bloozemobile at 7:00 to start their show and play until 9:00.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. 66 Licks will be scooping up ice cream and Pontiac Kiwanis will have Mario’s Italian Beef and more for sale, or pack (or order for pick up) a picnic dinner to enjoy on the lawn.

The Blooze Brothers have been one of Chicagoland’s most in-demand show bands for over 25 years. They not only honor the music made famous by the original Blues Brothers in movies, TV, and recordings, but the spirit in which they played – from Dan Aykroyd’s love of traditional blues and soul to 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 and some of Chicago’s top musicians, The Blooze Brothers provide a musical experience that can’t be beat!

The City of Pontiac’s Rockin’ at the River concerts are free and open to the public through the generous grant from the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation and also brought to you by our Platinum Sponsors:  The Pointe at Pontiac, Professional Counseling Services, and Wally’s.  A full list of our Diamond, Gold, and Silver Sponsors can be found on DowntownPontiacIL.com under the Rockin’ at the River tab. Rockin’ at the River is a family friendly, all-ages series. Back up severe weather location will be The Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center, 319 N Plum St. and that determination will be made by 3:00 pm the day of the concert. Watch the city website and concert series Facebook page for announcements if there is a threat of severe weather.

For more information, visit the Facebook page @rockinattheriverpontiac, visit DowntownPontiacIL.com or call Liz Vincent at 815-844-5847. Additional information about The Blooze Brothers band can be found at www.facebook.com/TheBloozeBrothers

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Date:
June 5
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Organizer

Pontiac Tourism
Phone:
815-844-5847
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Venue

Humiston-Riverside Park
612 W Water St
Pontiac, IL 61764 United States
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Phone:
815.844.5847
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