The 2015 series offers nine family-friendly concerts featuring a mix of pop, rock, jazz, and country musical performances. In addition, at 6 p.m. on both June 3rd and July 8th, children’s favorite, Ruditoonz, will give a performance for kids of all ages! For a complete listing of the concert dates and performers, please see the attached table or visit the Gazebo Concerts page on the www.CarmelGazeboConcerts.org website.
Attendance at the free concerts has increased steadily to as many as 2,500 persons each Wednesday since the series began in 1993. The Summer Family Concert Series at the Gazebo is presented by the Carmel Fountain Square Committee, a non-profit volunteer organization. The series is totally funded by individual and corporate sponsors. A detailed listing of the sponsors for the 2015 series is attached.
Carmel Fountain Square Committee
2015 Summer Family Concert Series at the Gazebo
Wednesday Evenings 7:30 PM
June 3 – August 5
June 3 – Flying Toasters
One of Indy’s hottest club bands, the Flying Toasters bring fun and party perfection to any event. Six vocalists coupled with talented musicians always energize a crowd and leave a lasting impression.
June 10 – Rick K & The All-nighters
A virtual hit parade of popular music spanning 50 years. By featuring 1950’s doo-wop, Beach Boys and Motown, to classic pop-rock tunes of the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s, rock n’ roll will surely never die!
June 17 – Blair Clark
Well known around Carmel, Blair & Company performs a variety of music – including R&B, pop, jazz, rock & roll, Motown and other favorite standards. Strong vocals and great music are always big crowd pleasers.
June 24 – Dave & Whitney
From their cowboy boots to their down home roots. Country music has seeped into their veins right from the Southern Indiana soil. They grew up on well water, bluegrass pickin, and gospel singin. Born and raised to be country musicians, they are David and Whitney, Ya’ll!
July 1 – My Yellow Rickshaw
This band weaves humor, variety and seamless covers into every show with a refreshing lineup of sounds including mandolin, upright bass, keytar and fiddle. They present a unique repertoire, while being tongue-in-cheek with the self-deprecating moniker, “Indy’s self-proclaimed number one pop, rock, bluegrass and R&B cover band.”
July 8 – The Bishops
Always a great entertainment choice, The Bishops, bring entertainment, musical variety, professional-level musicianship and sound – a show that many label “the best cover band touring Indianapolis today.”
July 15 – Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra
The nationally-recognized Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra (IJO) is a premier professional repertory large jazz ensemble and Indiana’s official ambassador of big band jazz. Composed of leading professional instrumentalists and vocalists from central Indiana, the IJO was created to preserve and advance the dynamic history of the big band.
July 22 – Eight Days a Week
Eight Days A Week Beatles Tribute Band- The Original and BEST Beatles Tribute Band in Cincinnati and Southwestern Ohio. Since 2001 8DAW has performed The Beatles hits, exciting audiences from Washington, DC to Las Vegas. 8DAW creates a show that spans the entire career of The Beatles.
July 29 - Stella Luna & the Satellites
Stella Luna & the Satellites have created a buzz with their high-energy live shows performing today’s current hits, crowd favorites and timeless classics from many different styles of music, providing the variety and excitement that many people have been craving when they enter a live-entertainment venue.
August 5 - The Woomblies Rock Orchestra
This band’s set list includes a wide selection of classic rock, soul and R&B hits, as well as original songs. They play a little bit of everything, including The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Johnny Cash, Radiohead, James Brown and Marvin Gaye.
August 12 - Endless Summer Band
The Nation's Most IN DEMAND Variety Band now in our 23rd year!!! ESB is Xtreme Musical Variety playing smash hits from Yesterday and Today. High energy choreography and AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION!! Hundreds of special events and wedding receptions every year.
Also be sure to catch RUDITOONZ children’s show at 6pm on June 3rd & July 8th!!!
Sponsors of the 2015 Summer Family Concert Series at the Gazebo
Maestro! (Gift of $2,500 and above)
City of Carmel
Bravo! (Gift of $1,001 - $1,500)
Jones & Henry Engineers Ltd.
Old Town Design Group
Salute! (Gift of $501 - $1,000)
Carmel Auto Contours
Carmel Lions Club
Carmel United Methodist Church
Nelson & Frankenberger
Devotee! (Gift up to $500)
Butler Barber Shop
Carol Skinner, Artist
Kristoff & Assoc. Family Dental, DDS
Vine & Branch, Inc.