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Naper Nights 2016 Summer Concert Series

Naper Nights
Rock out to great music at Naper Settlement’s Naper Nights Community Concert Series and dance the night away on our beautiful 12-acre grounds. Bring your lawn chair or blanket, your family and friends for a summertime tradition that features cold drinks and great food and fabulous music!

No outside food or beverages are allowed.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Online ticket sales have closed.

Gates are open from 5-10 PM each night.

Friday, June 17

Fortunate Sons  6-7:30 PM
The Fortunate Sons is the world’s premiere tribute band to Creedence Clearwater Revival. Using original vintage gear and instruments, accurate costumes, and spot-on musical ability, The Fortunate Sons instantly conjure up the full experience of the best Creedence Clearwater Revival songs.

Mr. Blotto 8-10 PM
A jam band blending hard rock, original rock, southern rock, folk music and country rock including the Allman Brothers, The Grateful Dead and The Band.
Saturday, June 18

Beggars Banquet  6-7:30 PM
The Number One Rolling Stones tribute in America! Together for over 16 years, the band performs with all five members in authentic costumes. The boys recreate the look and sound of "The Greatest Rock 'N' Roll Band in the World."

American English  8-10 PM
Celebrating over five decades of Beatlemania, American English will play two full sets of Beatles music including a "Wings" tribute in honor of Sir Paul McCartney's 74th birthday.

Friday, July 22

OMT  6-7:30 PM
OMT plays a variety of music from Rock to Indie to Country – from classic to current. Their approach is simple – choose great works and play them in their own style.

Mike and Joe  8:15-10 PM
Alternative rock hits from the ’90s to today from one of Chicago's premier party bands, including songs from Train, Dave Matthews Band and Mumford & Sons.
Saturday, July 23

Killer Queen  6-7:30 PM
Killer Queen recreates the music of Queen in a fun, exciting live performance with mega-talented musicians playing a whole stream of huge sing-along hits.

Landslide  8:15-10 PM
Landslide is a tribute to Fleetwood Mac, whose albums have sold more than 100 million copies. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Landslide will play all the hits you’ve loved over the past four decades.

Friday, August 19
Come dressed in your best ‘80s outfit to enter into the Totally Rad Costume Contest! Contestants will take a picture at the Alfresco Photo Booth, and submit their costume through the social media kiosk. The winner will be announced onstage directly following the concert, and will win a totally awesome ‘80s themed prize! Don’t miss ‘80s Night and your chance to win! See Rules >

Fletcher Rockwell  6-7:30 PM
A hometown Chicago band that plays classic Americana-tinged rock and roll, steeped in blue-collar charm.

16 Candles  8-10 PM
It's '80s night, so tease your hair, wear a mullet and put on your leg warmers to dance and sing to the music of 16 Candles, a band that plays all the great '80s songs you love.

Saturday, August 20

Who's Who  6-7:30 PM
A tribute band that recreates the sound, energy and excitement of The Who.

Kashmir  8-10 PM
A Led Zeppelin tribute band that seeks to recreate the experience of an authentic ’70s Zeppelin show using vintage stage gear, costumes and special effects.

Fun activities for the whole family
sponsored by
Infiniti Logo

Both Nights
  • Painting with Pinot’s Palette
  • Learn how to break a board with PRO Martial Arts
Friday Nights
  • Try out STEM-based experiments with SciTech Hands on Museum.
  • Stop by Bright Horizons Early Education and Preschool’s Bubble Station.

Saturday Nights
  • Rock on with the School of Rock Instrument Petting Zoo.
  • Come play with hands-on learning experiences with The DuPage Children's Museum.
Get your taste buds ready
for some great food and beverages!
Rodney Strong logo              Bells logo
June Concerts
  Carrabba's Italian Grill Logo


July Concerts

Kick's Chicken Cafe

 August Concerts
    Sharko's BBQ
See the August Food and
Beverage Menu!
  Joey’s Red Hots  •  Little Jimmy’s Italian Ice
Nothing Bundt Cakes

$15 adult
$10 youth (ages 4-12)
Under 4 years of age and Naper Settlement Members are free

(Free general admission for Naperville residents does not apply to our special events.)

Online ticket sales have closed.

Tickets and Memberships
may be purchased at the gate.

No advance ticket discounts.
There will be an ATM on-site
(BMO Harris Bank).
Questions? Call 630.420.6010

Purchase Membership Here

 Proceeds from the tip jar will benefit these great organizations!

June Concerts 

July Concerts 

August Concerts 

Naperville Central High School
Color Guard
Loaves and Fishes
Naperville Junior Woman's Club

Parking: The entrance to the concerts will be through the Pre-Emption House Visitor Center. Free parking is available in the Municipal Parking Garage on the corner of Eagle and Aurora. Parking is also available in the Naper Settlement visitor's lot on Porter Avenue and Webster Street.
ADA Parking is available on the upper level of the City of Naperville Municipal Center located across the street from Naper Settlement (on Aurora Ave. between Webster St. and Eagle St.). An ADA viewing area will be available at every Naper Nights concert series, to all applicable patrons. The viewing area is located in an section with optimal sightlines to the stage and an ample amount of space. If interpretive services are needed, please contact Naper Settlement and request said services 48 hours prior to the event. You can reach Naper Settlement by calling 630.420.6010, or by emailing .
Questions about the concerts? Email or call 630.420.6010 weekdays 8 AM-4 PM
Want to Volunteer? See where you can get involved >
Visiting Naper Settlement from out of town?
Group rates are available at Springhill Suites: June   July   August   
Thank you to our Sponsors!

 Woody Logo


Nothing Bundt Cakes

 Monarch Landing Logo

 Naperville Magazine Logo


Wight Logo


Dolly McCarthy Show Logo  


GandD Integrated

 Visit Naperville
 Thrivent  Pinots Palette  St Patrick's Logo BMO Harris Bank 
 Sikich  SciTech  School of Rock Pro Martial Arts 

Positively Naperville          

 DuPage Children's Museum logo  Bright Horizons Logo Schaumburger Loso 
95.9 The River logo      

SECABe a Sponsor!

This outdoor concert series is unlike anything else in the Naperville community. With Naper Settlement's beautiful grounds, the three-weekend concert series will draw a crowd of almost 10,000 people throughout the summer. The concert goers will range from families to local business owners. The event will be promoted across the Chicagoland area and beyond. The variety of entertainment at this event will bring music lovers from all genres. It is truly a unique marketing opportunity for any business.
Call 630.420.6016 or email  for more information on becoming a sponsor.
Ticket or concert questions? Call 630.420.6010.

Weather: Naper Nights will take place rain or shine! However, in the case of unsafe weather - lightning, tornado, etc. Naper Settlement will close the grounds. All events and prices are subject to change without notice. Special event rates may vary.

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