The Foellinger Theatre holds a special place in many Fort Wayne natives’ hearts for its constant stream of prominent musical acts and free, outdoor events for the community. It's the perfect way to savor some beautiful Midwest summer weather!

The Foellinger Theatre started its summer concert series in 2007, and it has certainly grown from its singular band booking, with over 15 incredible acts coming to local audiences in Fort Wayne this season!

2017 Foellinger Theatre Concerts

ZZ Top

The long bearded, award-winning trio hits the Foellinger Theatre stage to celebrate over 45 years of rock, blues and boogie together. With over 50 million albums sold worldwide, this showstopping act is a must see this summer.

Concert Date - Tuesday, May 30

Diana Ross

Infamous for her lead in The Supremes, Diana Ross quickly rose to fame in the 1960s, becoming one of Motown’s biggest successes. The timelessly influential entertainer is guaranteed to put on an incredible show featuring some of her all-time hits like “Stop! In the Name of Love” and “You Keep Me Hangin’ On.”

Concert Date - Sunday, July 16

Barenaked Ladies

The Canadian rock band will take the stage once again with some of their crowd-pleasing hits like “One Week” and “Pinch Me.” This highly anticipated gig is sure to please!

Concert Date - Sunday, July 23

Beach Boys

God Only Knows how Fun, Fun, Fun the Beach Boys performance will be in The Warmth of the Sun at the Foellinger Outdoor Theatre. Don’t Worry Baby, grab your tickets today so you can have a Good Time too with the 60s Californian pop group!

Concert Date - Thursday, August 3


Aretha Franklin

Now with 18 Grammy awards and tens of millions of records sold, the unbelievably talented, unstoppable force of modern pop, soul, jazz and rock music is performing for one of the last times of her career. Watch her take the stage for one of the final performances!

Concert Date - Saturday, August 12

Plus, there are even more concerts at the Foellinger Theatre like The Spinners, Blue Oyster Cult and Mark Farner, The Lettermen, The Stranger- Billy Joel Tribute featuring Mike Santoro, Stayin' Alive, Hotel California, BritBeat, and the Happy Together Tour!

With so many great downtown restaurants and attractions close by, a Foellinger show is the perfect centrepiece of a getaway weekend!  

Check out the Foellinger Theatre website for their 2017 guide, to purchase tickets, or find information on other events going on like their free Harry Potter movie marathon!