The west suburbs are about to get a brand new outdoor entertainment venue.
Just announced Monday morning is the new “River Edge Park” in downtown Aurora that’ll be opening on June 14 with the annual Blues on the Fox Music Festival.
The venue will have a total capacity of 10,500.
They’ve already lined up some pretty big names for their inaugural season.
Highlights include country superstars, Trace Adkins, Loretta Lynn and Randy Travis. There’s Dr. John, BB king, Peter Frampton and a special 70’s night with Christopher Cross, Orleans, Gary Wright, Firefall, John Ford Coley, Robbie Dupree and Player.
For more information, go to: RiverEdgeAurora.com
The initial schedule, with more acts TBA, is:
June 14 and 15
Blues on the Fox, featuring Dr. John, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Stone Foxes, Tommy Castro and The Painkillers, Robert Randolph and The Family Band and more TBA
June 16 Amped Up Adventure Race
97Nine and American English
Loretta Lynn and Randy Travis
Bruce in the USA and Fox Valley Orchestra with post-concert Fireworks
Color Vibe 5K Race
Trace Adkins, Aaron Lewis, Drake White and Blackberry Smoke
Sing-a-long-a Grease Movie in the Park
Sail Rock featuring
Christopher Cross, Orleans, Gary Wright, Firefall, John Ford Coley, Robbie Dupree and Player
Peter Frampton’s Guitar Circus with Peter Frampton, Sonny Landreth andB.B. King
The Pink Floyd Experience
Get the Led Out – The American Led Zeppelin