It might still be chilly outside, but spring is in the air! (Or maybe that’s just my wishful thinking). There’s no denying that the days are getting longer, and as the frigid months come to an end, Fort Wayne’s music scene welcomes the thaw with beguiling harmonies and triumphant trills.

Here’s what I, as a professional musician and Fort Wayne resident, am most looking forward to this spring.

Top 5 Springtime Concerts in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Casting Crowns 20th Anniversary Tour

Casting Crowns 20th Anniversary Tour

April 19

Multi-platinum-selling Grammy winners Casting Crowns will take their powerful live performances on the road with the Casting Crowns 20th Anniversary Tour: A Live Symphony Experience. Featuring hit songs from the band’s current chart-topping album, 'Healer' (including 'Scars In Heaven' and 'Crazy People'), concert-goers will also experience a night of worship like no other, celebrating an incredible 20-year repertoire of songs such as 'Only Jesus,' 'Nobody,' 'Praise You In This Storm,' 'East To West,' and many more. For the first time ever, Casting Crowns will be joined by a live symphony on this special anniversary tour.

Hosted by the Embassy Theatre, showing at 7 p.m.

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Journey 50th Anniversary Tour with special guest Toto

April 19

Following the success of the 2023 Freedom Tour, the legendary rock band JOURNEY has announced a new round of shows for their 50th Anniversary Freedom Tour 2024, featuring their very special guest TOTO. JOURNEY, Diamond-selling Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, will take the stage in 30 cities across North America with their catalog of global chart-topping hits, including "Don't Stop Believin’", "Any Way You Want It", "Faithfully", "Lights", and more.

Hosted by the Memorial Coliseum, showing at 7:30 p.m.

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EagleMania - the World's Greatest Eagle's Tribute Band

May 4

EagleMania – The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band. That isn’t just a slogan; EagleMania has dedicated themselves to faithfully reproducing the music of The Eagles. Since their inception, EagleMania has thrilled audiences all over the country with their stunning five-part harmony and their uncanny ability to emulate the unmistakable sound of The Eagles. Their show consists of The Eagles’ greatest hits, as well as some of the solo work of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Joe Walsh.

Hosted by Clyde Theatre, showing at 8:00 p.m.

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Amy Grant

May 13

Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map, becoming the first CCM artist to earn a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the GRAMMY Awards. Since then, Grant has been strumming her way through a thirty-plus-year adventure as a singer-songwriter, author, television host, and speaker.

Hosted by the Embassy Theatre, showing at 7:30 p.m.

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Rick Springfield

May 23

Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield, with his "FULL BAND ELECTRIC" performances, has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. He is the creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” "I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.”

Hosted by the Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, showing at 7:30 p.m.

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This post was originally published in 2018 and has been updated.