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Fridays by the Fountain


A free outdoor lunch-time concert series, Fridays by the Fountain on the Jon R. Hunt Plaza is a summertime tradition in downtown South Bend! Each summer between the months of June and August, the concert series runs every Friday and features live entertainment from local Blues, Jazz, Rock, Folk, and Country bands. The concerts are free and run from 11:45am – 1:15pm.

Food vendors are available and they offer a variety of lunchtime favorites including pizza, sandwiches, salads and smoothies, or you may choose to bring your own! Tables are set in and around the plaza to give concertgoers a space to eat – or bring a blanket and relax on the lawn.



Where is Fridays by the Fountain occurring?

Fridays by the Fountain happens in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center at Jon R. Hunt plaza, located at 211 N Michigan Street, South Bend, IN 46601. 


When is Fridays by the Fountain?

Fridays by the Fountain happens every Friday between the months of June and August. The concerts are from 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

2019 Lineup

  • June 7 Kennedy’s Kitchen 
  • June 14 The Whistle Pigs
  • June 21 Hey Annie
  • June 28 Terry & The Heartbeats
  • July 5 Ginger & Her Baked Goods
  • July 12 Jerica Paliga Band
  • July 19 Denny Snyder/The Snyders
  • July 26 Oblates of Blues
  • Aug. 2 Out by 8
  • Aug. 9 Memphis Underground
  • Aug. 16 High Life
  • Aug. 23 The Remedy Band
  • Aug 30 IUSB Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts 


Who is involved in Fridays by the Fountain?

Fridays by the Fountain is a free lunchtime concert series happening every Friday and is open to everyone to enjoy! Each Friday will have a different performer, performing a different style of music. Music ranges: country, jazz, blues, rock, cover bands, and more.

2019 Lineup

  • June 7 Kennedy’s Kitchen 
  • June 14 The Whistle Pigs
  • June 21 Hey Annie
  • June 28 Terry & The Heartbeats
  • July 5 Ginger & Her Baked Goods
  • July 12 Jerica Paliga Band
  • July 19 Denny Snyder/The Snyders
  • July 26 Oblates of Blues
  • Aug. 2 Out by 8
  • Aug. 9 Memphis Underground
  • Aug. 16 High Life
  • Aug. 23 The Remedy Band
  • August 10 – Memphis Underground
  • August 17 – Whistle Pigs
  • August 24 – QSonics
  • August 31 – IUSB Raclin School of Music


How do I get more information on Fridays by the Fountain ?

For more information, visit the website by clicking here, or call the Morris Center box office at 574-235-9190.