The Bud Light Concert Series kicks off on May 19 with rock bands Skillet and Alter Bridge. Other acts include Nelly (with Juvenile), Trace Adkins, Fitz and the Tantrums, Goo Goo Dolls (with Phillip Phillips), Cheap Trick and 38 Special, Jonny Lang and KC and the Sunshine Band (with Here Come the Mummies)
The Tailgate N’ Tallboys Music Festival is a six-day country music festival spread out throughout the summer. It begins June 16 with Jake Owen. The festival also includes Turnpike Troubadours, Kane Brown, Chris Janson, Cody Jinks, Cole Swindell and many more.
The Bud light Concert Series and Tailgate N’ Tallboys Music Festival were organized by Limelight Eventplex, Inked Entertainment, Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Peoria Park District and PACE. The goal of the two festivals is to bring life back into the music scene in Peoria and beyond.