Events & Classes

Acorn Concert Series

The Acorn Concert Series is one of the best outdoor music experiences in northwest Indiana! Enjoy live music on Saturday nights with family-friendly performances, local food vendors, craft beer and a variety of wine.

Single concert tickets are $15 and a series ticket for all five shows is $60.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. We just might sell out one of these shows so don’t hesitate to buy in advance!

Concerts are held in Taltree’s Sidetrack from 7pm-10pm. Gates open at 6:30.

The event runs rain or shine and concert-goers should bring a lawn chair.

Smoking is prohibited.

Outside beverages are not permitted.

2017 Line-Up

June 10- The Steepwater Band and JJ & Dre 

The Steepwater Band favors British blues, Psychedelia, Americana, Jazz, and Rock & Roll.

JJ & Dre, a Chicago Rock & Roll band with Midwest soul, will get the party started before headliner takes the stage.

July 8- The Black Lillies and The Way Down Wanderers

The Black Lillies offer an award-winning blend of country, alt-rock, neo-folk and mountain music.

The Way Down Wanders is an Americana group formed in Chicago.

August 12- Joe Marcinek Band and Chester Brown 

Joe Marcinek Band offers a different line-up for every performance with their funky jazz style.

Chester Brown will start the show featuring an array of covers and original compositions.

September 2- Mr. Blotto and The Planetary Blues Band 

Mr. Blotto is a jam band that blends rock, folk, and country.

The Planetary Blues Band who get their inspiration from the blues, takes influence from a wide range of musical styles.

September 16- Carl Weathersby & the Corey Dennison Band and The Blues Project 

Carl Weathersby mixes Southern charm, soulful vocals, and fierce guitar-playing. This is one powerful blues performer.

The Corey Dennison Band has debuted their soulful blues sound at Buddy Guy’s Legend, Rosa’s, and Leroy’s Hot Stuff.

The Blues Project features students from Ben Franklin Middle School perform some of the greatest blues, gospel and soul of all time!

Looking for a place to stay overnight? Book a room at Best Western University Inn
in Valparaiso, just 6 miles away from Taltree. Mention Taltree and receive a 15% discount off regular pricing *

*Some black-out dates do apply. Call the hotel for more information. 219-850-1100



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