Summer concerts celebrate southwest quad revitalization

Hundreds come out each week to parks in Noblesville for the free concerts. (File photo)

Hundreds come out each week to parks in Noblesville for the free concerts. (File photo)

By Anna Skinner

Noblesville kicked off their annual Summer Concert Series last week, and on Thursdays through Aug. 6, Noblesville residents can enjoy the free concerts from 7 to 9 p.m. at three different Noblesville Parks.

Food vendors will be onsite for attendees if they get hungry, and families are welcome to bring games.

Through June 25, the concerts will be held at Dillon Park, from July 9 to July 30, the concerts will be at Forest Park and the August 6 concert will be held at Southside Park.

The 10th anniversary and final show of the summer will return to Southside Park after being moved to Dillon and Forest Parks to celebrate the Southwest Quadrant Revitalization Plan that cleaned up the park in April

“Events like this bring camaraderie and a sense of community and togetherness to Noblesville,” Mike Hoffmeister, assistant director of Noblesville Parks and Recreation, said. “Every community around here does summer concert series, but we still have a quaint and peaceful location such as Forest Park.”

Hoffmeister said that they practically have two different concert series, one at Forest Park and one at Dillon Park, which he said will have different crowds and different atmospheres.

Although most concerts take place at Forest Park and Dillon Park, Hoffmeister said everyone expects the single show at Southside Park to be great.

“People should attend these events because they’re fun, relaxing and bring great entertainment close to home,” he said “The bands are all different and each brings a new and different kind of music. We have brought back some of our long standing performances and brought some new acts as well.”

For more information about the concerts or Noblesville Parks and Recreation, visit their website at


Dillon Park
Ripple Effect – June 4
Endless Summer – June 11
8 Miles High – June 18
My Yellow Rickshaw – June 25

Forest Park
Terry Lee – July 9
Seth Bradley & the Personnel – July 16
Zannadoo – July 23
Paul Butler – July 30

Southside Park
Big Daddy Caddy – August 6