The 2019 WVPE Summer Entertainment Series Starts Friday, June 7!

Apr 18, 2019

Meet Me on the Island, Summer 2018
Credit Peter Ringenberg

Join us for Meet Me on the Island Friday, June 7th from 5:30-10pm. Fireworks  cap it all off! 

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and that means your local NPR station's summer event series is just around the corner.

We've got some amazing local musical talent lined up for you this year.

From three different Meet Me on the Island events held in conjunction with the South Bend Museum of Art (June 7, July 5 & August 2) to Fernwood Friday (July 19 at Fernwood) to Music in the Gardens at The History Museum in South Bend (August 23) ... there is something for everyone this summer. These events are FREE to WVPE listener members. Non-members pay an admission fee.  Not a member? Become one now so you get tickets to all these summer events. Become a listener member here:

https://wvpe.thankyou4caring.org/

A previous "Meet Me on the Island" event
Credit Peter Ringenberg

WVPE Summer Entertainment Series Details:

June 7 - Meet Me on the Island from 5:30-10pm, Band: Memphis Underground 

Fireworks cap off the evening on the island behind the Century Center in South Bend.

Fireworks following a previous "Meet Me on the Island" event
Credit Peter Ringenberg

July 5 - Meet Me on the Island from 5:30-10pm, Band: Darryl Buchanan's Soul Motown Allstars

This event is brought to you in part by The Navarre Hospitality Group. 

Fireworks courtesy of Visit South Bend Mishawaka cap off the evening on the island behind the Century Center in South Bend. 

A previous "Fernwood Friday" event
Credit Peter Ringenberg

July 19 - Fernwood Friday from 5-9pm, Band: Dean's List

Bring a blanket or lawnchair to the Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve, 13988 Range Line Road, Niles, MI

A previous "Meet Me on the Island"
Credit Peter Ringenberg

August 2 - Meet Me on the Island from 5:30-9:00pm, Band: Soul Funkshun

On the island behind the Century Center in South Bend. 

The Historic Oliver Gardens in South Bend - the site for the upcoming "Music in the Gardens" event
Credit The History Museum

August 23 - Music in the Gardens from 5:30-8:30pm, Band: The Whistle Pigs 

Claim a spot on the lawn in the Historic Oliver Gardens outside The History Museum at 808 W. Washington Street, South Bend. Guests can also experience The History Museum galleries.

We'll be keeping you updated on our Facebook page.  

https://www.facebook.com/881WVPE/

If you're not following our page or haven't "liked" us yet on Facebook, do so now so you don't miss out on important information about our summer events!