Local Musician, Todd Eckart, Performs on FOX 21

Summer Concert Series Begins Tonight at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

CLOQUET, Minn. – Starting tonight, music will be filling Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College’s Ampitheater Stage.

The 2017 Hot Summer Nights Concert Series will be held from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. every Thursday night in July.

The first performer of the series, Todd Eckart, visited FOX 21 to chat about the series, his new album and to play an original song.

Each evening of music is designed for family fun and for people of all ages.

Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, or seat cushions to sit on.

Beginning at approximately 6:15 p.m. each Thursday concert evening, the staff and students from the college’s Veterans Resource Center will be grilling and selling tasty food items from the B&B Market including hamburgers, hot dogs, and bratwurst as a fundraiser for the student organization on campus.

Hot Summer Nights Concert Series Schedule:

  • Thursday, July 6: Todd Eckart
    He is equal parts wistful crooner, country songsmith, and rock-n-roll heartthrob. He was voted Best Musician by the Northland Reader in the 2016 and 2017 Best of the Northland Polls!
  • Thursday, July 13: Rock-a-Billy Revue
    This enduring group from Duluth is noted for providing popular hit music and crowd-pleasing fun. This is their 19th consecutive summer concert performance at the college.
  • Thursday, July 20: The Northeast Timberland Band
    The Northeast Timberland Band is an energetic vocal trio playing the biggest hit songs of popular music artists ranging from the Eagles to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young to the Marshall Tucker Band, plus many other all-time favorite songs.
  • Thursday, July 27: Jillian Rae
    Jillian Rae is a multi-talented violinist, vocalist, and songwriter whose creative and dynamic style of violin playing combines spectacularly with her lifelong experience as a performer.
  • Monday, July 10: Cloquet Community Band
    Cloquet-area residents play classic Sousa marches, Broadway show tunes, and familiar concert band music.
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