Live summer music series at Millennium Plaza announced

Rob Anderlik returns to Millennium Plaza with Anderlik, Otto and Church this summer. The plaza hosts more than a dozen free concerts from May to September.

Millennium Plaza, the green space along Stolp Avenue next to Leland Tower in downtown Aurora, hosts 18 free concerts this summer.

The concerts are part of Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series, First Fridays, and Summer Second Saturdays, a free afternoon with family-friendly entertainment and activities.

The concrete auditorium seating is the perfect setting for a summer evening with live music.

May 5: Cinco de Mayo Concert: Sones de México Ensemble/James Sanders’ Conjunto

May 13: Summer Second Saturdays: School of Rock Plainfield

June 2: Eric Chesser and Blue Sky Blind with School of Rock Mokena

June 10: Second Summer Saturdays: The Aviators

June 14: Jake Mack and the Lesser Stags

June 21: Empty Can Band

June 28: Wayne’s World special concert feat. Noah’s Arcade with The Kevin Trudo and Friends

July 5: Greg Boerner

July 8: Second Summer Saturdays: Two DJs and a Food Truck

July 12: Devil in a Woodpile

July 19: Etha & Friends

July 26: Town Band

Aug 2: Anderlik, Otto & Church 

Aug 4: Scott Tipping Trio with Ron Porter Trio

Aug 9: Feed the Birds

Aug 12: Summer Second Saturdays: Dabylon

Aug 16: Big Sadie

Aug 23: Rain Date TBD

Aug 30: Rain Date TBD

Sept 1: Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts with The Desperate Bastards

Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m. First Fridays concerts are from 6 to 10 p.m. and Summer Second Saturdays are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome. Blankets and/or cushions are recommended. Chairs can be set up in the small lawn area.

All concerts are sponsored by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of downtown business and property owners within SSA #One. Certain dates are also sponsored by City of Aurora and Wednesdays at the Plaza sponsors.

Find Facebook invites to Wednesdays at the Plaza here.