Love Music? Then you'll love summers in Mount Prospect! With a variety of live music offered throughout the Village each week, there's always something new to hear.
View the Experience Mount Prospect Music Calendar, or click on a header below for more information.
Fridays on the Green
Sponsored by the Village of Mount Prospect and supporting local businesses, this free concert series is held on Centennial Green (50 S. Emerson Street). Pack a picnic or stop by a downtown restaurant before or after; the bands start at 6 PM.
Held at the Veterans Memorial Bandshell at Lions Memorial Park (411 S. Maple Street), the Mt. Prospect Park District hosts its Summer Festival of Music. Featuring the Mt. Prospect Community Band, these free pops-concerts are every Monday night starting June 17th at 7:30 PM.
No one rocks Mount Prospect like the Mt. Prospect Park District’s Throwback Thursday Concert and Event Series. With both concerts and movies, this six-event series is family friendly, and free! Concerts begin at 7:30 PM, rain or shine. Pack a picnic or purchase concessions on site. June 20 is kickoff night featuring 7th Heaven.
Capannari's Concerts in the Park
Located in Moehling Park, these intimate concerts are brought to the music loving public by Capannari Ice Cream (located next door at 10 S. Pine Street). Enjoy your favorite flavor while savoring the remainder of the weekend... the bands play Sundays, June through September.
Bluesmobile Cruise Night Car Shows (2019 Shows TBD)
Yes... this event features LOTS of free live music throughout the summer in addition to the area's coolest classic cars. Sponsored by the Mount Prospect Lions Club, the car show opens at 3 PM in the East Commuter Lot (Northwest Hwy & Emerson Street), music starts sometime later (between 4:30 PM and 6 PM) - visit the Bluesmobile Cruise Night's official Facebook page for details.
Mount Prospect Block Party | July 26 & 27
FRIDAY 4 PM - 11 PM | SATURDAY 11 AM - 11 PM
Mount Prospect's largest festival! Join neighbors and friends for two days of great food and entertainment. Stage located on Centennial Green (Emerson Street & Busse Avenue). Headliners TBA. Sponsored by the Village of Mount Prospect and the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce. Check out the festival's Facebook page for more details.
Friday, August 23 | Saturday, August 24 | Sunday, August 25
Three days of local music throughout Mount Prospect. Over 35 bands played this event in 2018. Learn more about the this unique music festival, now in its second year.