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Full Fox Pointe lineup for 2024 – including 2 national acts

LANSING, Ill. (May 3, 2024) – Fox Pointe will hit a new milestone during its upcoming sixth year in operation. The venue will host national performing artists for the first time; and not one, but two: Starship featuring Mickey Thomas and LANCO.

National acts at Fox Pointe

Starship, known for hits “Sara,” “We Built This City,” and “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now,” will play August 9 with opening act soon to be announced.

LANCO, with hits “Greatest Love Story” and “Born to Love You,” will perform September 12 with opening act Jimmy Sarr.

Both headliners take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. Information to purchase all-ages tickets for these concerts will soon be announced. Special ticket packages will be available.

“We are thrilled to showcase national acts right here in Lansing,” said Ken Reynolds, director of venue operations for the Village of Lansing. “Our venue boasts unparalleled acoustics, providing an immersive experience for both performers and audiences alike. With these initial shows, we are setting a precedent for many more to come.”

Unless purchasing a ticket package for a national performance that includes seating, attendees should plan to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the venue for seating throughout the season. Outside food and beverages at Fox Pointe events are strictly prohibited, unless otherwise noted.

Friday Nights Lights at Fox Pointe

For the second year in a row, the Fox Pointe music lineup will include its ticketed series Friday Night Lights, featuring three Fridays with two major performances each night.

Tickets for these events are $15 at FoxPointe.org before event day and $20 at the gate; children under 12 are admitted free for these performances. Gates open at 6 p.m.

Friday Night Lights are scheduled as follows:

  • June 21 with performances by the Ultimate Eric Church Band, 7 p.m., and Tennessee Whiskey, 9 p.m.
  • July 26 with Radio Gaga, 7 p.m., and One of These Nights, 9 p.m.
  • August 23, with The Divas, 7 p.m., and Sixteen Candles, 9 p.m.

Special events

The lineup of events this year at Fox Pointe includes many other special highlights.

  • The Lansing Human Relations Commission will open the venue with its event Lan-Sing: Music for the Soul, from 1-5 p.m. May 19. The event will introduce several local groups who will perform inspirational music. This event is free, and attendees are invited to bring food and non-alcoholic beverages. This event was rained out last September.
  • The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to kick off its summer concert series at Fox Pointe at 7:30 p.m. July 19. Admission is free, and gates open at 6 p.m. Outside food and beverages are permitted. This event is sponsored in part by First National Bank of Illinois.
  • Returning to Fox Pointe is the eight-hour musical experience Woodstock Revival August 10. Gates open at 2 p.m. for the free event, and the lineup includes Who’s Who, 3 p.m.; Little Giant, 5 p.m.; Visions of Santana, 7 p.m.; and Fortunate Sons, 9 p.m. The day also features a Cruise Night in Downtown Lansing, a short stroll from Fox Pointe, from 4-8 p.m., sponsored by the Lansing Association for Community Events (L.A.C.E.).
  • A brand-new addition to the lineup offered by the Village of Lansing is its first-ever Cultural Celebration with music, food, and vendors representing cultures from around the globe. The event is scheduled from noon-8:30 p.m. August 17. Entry to this event is $5; children under 12 are free.
  • México en el Corazón returns to Fox Pointe for its second year in a row with its colorful and festive experience from 6:30-9 p.m. August 30. Admission is free, and gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday night concert series

The venue’s keynote Wednesday night concert series has music scheduled weekly except July 3, the day before Independence Day. Headliners in this series take the stage at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Gates open at 6 p.m.

  • The series begins June 5 with a return visit from headliner musical act Southern Accents with an opening performance by Michael Young and Friends.
  • June 12, with Second Hand Soul, featuring opener Good Vibez
  • June 19, Funky Mojo Daddy with opener Lauren Dukes
  • June 26, Hairbanger’s Ball with opener Jack Adams
  • July 10, Maggie Speaks with opener Chad Clifford
  • July 17, Hi Infidelity with opener Jeremy Smolen
  • July 24, Gone 2 Paradise with opener Jimmy Sarr
  • July 31, Small Town performs with opener Classic Band
  • August 7, Simple Men & Southern Nights takes the stage with opener Robby Celestin
  • A Blues Night on August 14 is part of the free Wednesday series. The evening begins at 6 p.m. and features three bands: Carlton & The Soul Entertainers featuring Arlene Taylor, the Lauren Dukes Band, and the Stony Curtis Band. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
  • August 21, Elton Jeff & the Honky Cats with opening act Chris & Lou
  • August 28, Dancing Queen with opening act Aaron Harris
  • September 4, Hello Weekend with opening act Billy and Chris
  • September 11, Dick Diamond & the Dusters will wrap up free concert Wednesdays with opening act Chicole

For more information on the Village of Lansing’s Fox Pointe venue and its 2024 concert season, visit FoxPointe.org. Fox Pointe is located at 18138 Henry Street in Lansing.

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