Kelly Steward & Band concludes Sinnissippi’s free summer concert series Aug. 16

Kelly Steward

Online Staff Report

Kelly Steward & Band will perform in this year’s final Sounds of Summer free concert at Sinnissippi Park Music Shell at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Steward is a classic singer/songwriter in the vein of Emmylou Harris, Shelby Lynne, Tift Merritt and Kelly Willis.

Music in the Park is part of the Sounds of Summer free concert and performance series offered by the Rockford Park District each summer at two locations — Sinnissippi Park Music Shell and Levings Park. On average, about 900 people attend the free Music in the Park concerts every Tuesday and Thursday night.

The Music Shell in inside Sinnissippi Park at 1401 N. Second St., Rockford. The Kelly Steward & Band performance was rescheduled from Aug. 2 because of rain.

The 2012 Sounds of Summer series kicks off June 12, 2012.

Contact John Beck, Rockford Park District events and recreation projects manager, at (815) 987-1636 or for more details.

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