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NAPER NIGHTS | Naper Settlement's Annual Naper Nights Community Concert Series Starts June 17-18


Naper Settlement’s annual Naper Nights Community Concert Series kicks off its 2022 season with local and national tribute acts performing the hits of Prince, Bob Marley & The Wailers, and more on June 17-18 from 5-10 p.m. Naper Nights celebrates historic milestones in rock music and pop culture with themed tribute concerts on two nights each month in June, July, and August. A variety of food, wine, beer, and a new seltzer selection will be available at each concert.

June 17’s line-up includes performances by Chicago Soul Revue, a soul music tribute at 6-7:30 p.m. and Gabriel Sanchez Presents: The Prince Experience, a tribute to Prince at 8-10 p.m. On June 18, Soul 2 the Bone will play a mix of Motown and R&B songs at 6-7:30 p.m. At 8 p.m. that night, One Drop Redemption, featuring Wailer and two-time Grammy nominee Josh David Barrett, will perform a tribute to Bob Marley & The Wailers. Both concerts will open each night with local students from the School of Rock playing their favorites on the Naper Nights stage from 5-5:40 p.m.

Local food vendors include Seoul Taco, Ben & Jerry’s, Everdine’s Grilled Cheese, Little Pops Pizzeria, Guzman y Gomez, and John’s Rib House. Beer selections from Alter Brewing Company as well as wine selections from Rodney Strong Vineyards and Knotty Vines will be available. A brand-new organic tequila seltzer, Freshie, will be available at the concerts. A children’s area with activities provided by Pinot’s Palette, WickedBall Chicago, PRO Martial Arts, and Naper Settlement will also be on site.

Tickets are $20 adult and $15 youth (ages 4-12). Members and children under 4 receive complimentary admission. Visit for more information and to purchase tickets.