The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra presents the 13th Annual 2019 South Shore Summer Music Festival

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra presents the 13th Annual 2019 South Shore Summer Music Festival

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and Music Director/Conductor Kirk Muspratt are here to announce the 2019 South Shore Summer Music Festival. The festival, beginning on July 20th and concluding on August 10th, will feature free concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony in 6 different communities across Northwest Indiana. Come early, bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and relax and enjoy the music! Everyone is welcome.

“I think our concerts in the park are a special place where families and friends from our community can join us for an evening of wonderful music, friendship, and relaxation under the stars,” said Maestro Kirk Muspratt, Music Festival Creator. “Plus, it gives me the opportunity and pleasure to spread the word that exciting, moving symphonic music for everyone!”

The concerts will have something for everyone with the orchestra featuring light classical and patriotic music, as well as music from Broadway musicals and movies.

The South Shore Summer Festival will be appearing at the following locations:

Cedar Lake

  • Saturday, July 20 
  • 7:30 pm
  • Town Complex Grounds (7408 Constitution Avenue)
  • Rain Location: Hanover High School (10120W 133rd Ave)

Crown Point 

  • Saturday, July 27
  • 7:30 pm
  • On the Lawn at Franciscan Communities (Corner of Main and Franciscan)
  • Rain Location: Crown Point High School (1150 S. Main Street)

Indiana Dunes 

  • Friday, August 2
  • 7:30 pm 
  • West Beach (376 North County Line Road, Gary, IN)
  • Rain Location: Chesterton High School (2125 S 11th St.)


  • Saturday, August 3
  • 7:30 pm
  • Central Park (500 N. Broad Street)
  • Rain Location: Griffith High School (600 N. Wiggs Street)

Hammond- Wolf Lake 

  • Friday, August 9
  • 7:30 pm
  • Wolf Lake Pavilion (Calumet Ave. at Sheffield Ave.)
  • Rain Location: Calumet College of St. Joseph Athletic Center (2400 New York Avenue, Whiting, IN


  • Saturday, August 10
  • 7:30 pm
  • Redar Park (Austin Street, North of US30)
  • Rain Location: Lake Central High School (8400 Wicker Ave., St. John, IN)

Summer concert information is available by calling the symphony office at (219)-836-0525 or by visiting the website at The South Shore Music Festival is generously sponsored by John W. Anderson Foundation, JPMorgan Chase, Strack and Van Til, and Hammond Marina. 

The Symphony will also perform a summer concert in Valparaiso on August 7 presented by the Porter County Community Foundation.

Additionally, Plum Grove Music will host an interactive Instrument Garden one hour before show time at all concerts to provides an opportunity for both children and adults to try their hand at playing an orchestral instrument. This event is free.
The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra’s 2019-2020 season is on sale now, featuring 5 concerts at our new home, the Auditorium at Living Hope Church in Merrillville/Crown Point. Tickets and subscriptions are available on the website at or calling (219)-836-0525 (x 200).