More summer fun is coming to Illinois. The City of Rock Island has one of its popular summer concert series returning to celebrate another major milestone.

The Starlight Revue, a summer concert series at Lincoln Park in Rock Island is kicking off in June for its 68th year and admission is once again free. Officials from the City of Rock Island put out a press release asking Quad Citians to come dance or relax under the stars at this year’s Starlight Revue.

For those who don't know, the Starlight Revue is a free concert series held in Lincoln Park. Expect many genres of music to be featured at this year’s 68th annual Rock Island Parks & Recreation Concert Series. This year's series will begin on Tuesday, June 4th.


A total of nine free concerts will be held throughout the summer. Food and desserts will be available for purchase starting at 5 p.m. from the Hy-Vee Grill and Dessert Station, with popcorn and drinks from the Parks Department.

Concerts will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a beautiful night in Lincoln Park with great music, delicious food, dancing, and fun. The concert series is proudly sponsored by Friendship Manor.

2024 Starlight Revue Concert Schedule

Concert Schedule:

  • June
    • 4th -- Tommy Pickett & Friends
    • 11th -- Incredible 45’s
    • 18th -- The Donavon Band
    • 25th -- The Night People
  • July
    • 2nd -- Troy Rangel & Friends
    • 9th -- Gray Wolf
    • 16th -- The Tailfins
    • 23rd -- Josh Duffee Orchestra
    • 30th -- Totes McGotes

August 6 is reserved as a rain date if needed. Stay updated by following the event on Facebook or call the rain line at 732-RAIN (7246) after 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday to check the status of the event in case of inclement weather.

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