Roosevelt Summer Sundays Concerts

local music for local folks
free, live concerts at the Roosevelt School Playground

Terrific local bands share a diversity of music with folks from all across Ames. Neighbors leave their air conditioning to enjoy the cool of a summer evening at open-air concerts. Join us at the park!

Next Concert

Roosevelt Park, 9th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, Ames
Rain Location: The Annex, 130 S. Sheldon Avenue, Ames. Announcement of staging location will be made around 5pm on the day of the concert (if the weather is dodgy).

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Photos courtesy Sue Ellen Tuttle

2014 Schedule

concerts begin at 7:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. bring your own lawn chair and a posse of friends.

The City of Ames permits alcohol use only in designated parks that do not include Roosevelt. In compliance with this policy, and in keeping with ten years of all-ages, family-friendly events, alcoholic beverages are prohibited at Roosevelt Summer Sundays concerts

Roosevelt Summer Sundays Concert Committee

Susan Benner, Jeff Hart, John Hascall, Stacey Ross, Jan Tibbetts, Asa Wentzel-Fisher

Keep the Music Playing

Our free, family-friendly, outdoor concerts are made possible by people like you.
Be a part of something special, send your contribution today:
Friends of Roosevelt Park
c/o Prairie Rivers of Iowa
2402 South Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
Please write checks to our fiscal sponsor “Prairie Rivers of Iowa” and note “Friends of Roosevelt Park” in the memo line. Contributions to support the concert series are considered tax-deductible. Thank you for your generous support of local music!

We are proud to recognize area businesses who support the Roosevelt Summer Sundays Concerts:

Look for Roosevelt Summer Sundays in these publications and community calendars: