The Elkhart Jazz Festival

Elkhart Jazz Festival

Join the fun when downtown Elkhart sways to the rhythms of red-hot and cool jazz.  Nearly 100 world-class jazz artists bring crowds to their feet at the 27th Elkhart Jazz Festival, June 20-22.  Headliners include Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Aaron Neville and Fourplay along with a host of other jazz greats like the Dave Bennett Quartet, Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan, and jazz legend Bucky Pizzarelli.  Sunday get the added bonus of viewing classic cars on display.

Early Bird Tickets on sale now!

Premium Patron Pass: $280 (includes access to both headlining shows)

Premium Jazz Pass: $180 (includes access to both headlining shows)

Standard Patron Pass: $220

Standard Jazz Pass: $130

Single Session Passes Afternoon Pass: $35 Evening Pass: $55 Student Passes: $27.50/$17.50 Student Jazz Pass: $65

Aaron Neville Straight Show Ticket

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Straight Show Ticket

TOP BRASS: $800/1600

Elkhart Jazz Festival Gift Certificates

Check out the Elkhart Jazz Festival Facebook page for updates and Instagram ElkhartJazzFestival to view & share photos. Be sure to include #elkhartjazzfestival on Instagram!

(574) 293-4469 (800) 294-8223


Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival

Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival

Head to the Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival, June 13-15, for toe-tapping fun. Talented musicians strum folksy favorites, and Larry Sparks wows the audience with his soulful singing and innovative guitar style.

66425 State Road 19 S. Wakarusa, IN 46574 (574)  825-1874

(1/4 mile south of SR 19 and CR 40 intersection or 9 miles north of Nappanee on SR 19) (Festival grounds are behind building across from the Corner Café, on west side of SR 19) Admission for the 6/14/14 stage show is $15.  Veterans with military ID and children 12 and under are admitted free.


Ignition Music

Ignition Music

Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, Folk and Soul come together in one funky venue at Ignition Music in Goshen. Once a garage, now it’s the go-to place to hear talented regional artists and up-and-coming Indy bands.  Rekindle memories browsing through its huge selection of records too.

Ignition Music 120 East Washington St. Goshen, IN 46526 574-971-8282

Hours: 11:00 - 8:00 Tuesday through Saturday We are closed on Sunday and Monday


Events & Happenings

Rhapsody in Green - June 13 - 15 Rhapsody in Green

A summer festival at Island Park, Elkhart, IN Celebrating its 35th year, showcasing national and local entertainment hourly, craft booths, kids' activities, antique autos plus ethnic and festival foods at Island Park in downtown Elkhart.

Friday Night - Celebrate 50 years of Beatles with 'BritBeat' Saturday Night - The "Old Skool" and Motown Sound Explosion - Touch.

Island Park Elkhart, IN (574) 295-7275 Admission Fee: $1.00 after 5pm Friday and Saturday

AA Round Barn Theatre-  Footloose - June 10 - July 20

Amish Acres Round Barn Theatre

Based on the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose the Musical tells the story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of a local minister’s efforts have banned rock music and dancing.  Footloose originally opened on Broadway in 1998 and ran for 709 performances and was nominated for four Tony Awards.  A remake of the film opened in movie theaters in 2011.  Originally produced on the Joseph Stein Stage in 2004, Footloose remains one of our most popular summer shows. Call for times

Amish Acres 1600 W Market St, Nappanee, IN 46550 (574) 773-4188 Theme Dinner Info

Defries Gardens Art Show - June 14

Defries Garden Art Show

River Preserve County Park, New Paris, IN

Wander through the Calendar Garden of full moons and a year of blooms. Enjoy lovely tunes and palettes of color as artists exhibit exquisite works and musicians play throughout the day. A garden style lunch is on the menu too. River Preserve County Park 17477 County Road 46

New Paris 574.535.6458 Admission Fee: Admission: $3, children under 12 free