Naper Settlement’s annual Naper Nights Community Concert Series kicks off its 2022 season with local and national tribute acts performing the hits of Prince, Bob Marley & The Wailers, and more on June 17-18 from 5-10PM.
Naper Nights celebrates historic milestones in rock music and pop culture with themed tribute concerts on two nights each month in June, July, and August. A variety of food, wine, beer, and a new seltzer selection will be available at each concert.
June 17’s line-up includes performances by Chicago Soul Revue, a soul music tribute at 6-7:30PM and Gabriel Sanchez Presents: The Prince Experience, a tribute to Prince at 8-10PM.
On June 18, Soul 2 the Bone will play a mix of Motown and R&B songs at 6-7:30PM. At 8PM that night, One Drop Redemption, featuring Wailer and two-time Grammy nominee Josh David Barrett, will perform a tribute to Bob Marley & The Wailers. Both concerts will open each night with local students from the School of Rock playing their favorites on the Naper Nights stage from 5-5:40PM.
Local food vendors include Seoul Taco, Ben & Jerry’s, Everdine’s Grilled Cheese, Little Pops Pizzeria, Guzman y Gomez, and John’s Rib House. Beer selections from Alter Brewing Company as well as wine selections from Rodney Strong Vineyards and Knotty Vines will be available. A brand-new organic tequila seltzer, freshie, will be available at the concerts.
A children’s area with activities provided by Pinot’s Palette, WickedBall Chicago, PRO Martial Arts, and Naper Settlement will also be on site.
Tickets are $20 adult and $15 youth (ages 4-12). Members and children under 4 receive complimentary admission. Visit NaperNights.org for info and to purchase tickets.